The Northward Trek

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A. Melrose, 1909 - Great Britain - 309 pages
 

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Page 293 - Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Empress of India, Sir Harry Smith Parkes, Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of St.
Page 269 - Kingdom, not exceeding five acres in all at any one time, for the purposes of the offices and business of the Company, and (subject to any local law) lands in any of Our Colonies or Possessions and elsewhere, convenient for carrying on...
Page 290 - The experience of all nations that have intercourse with Africa having shown the pernicious and preponderating part played by firearms in operations connected with the slave-trade as well as internal wars between the native tribes; and this same experience having clearly proved that the preservation of the African population whose existence it is the express wish of the powers to protect, is a radical impossibility, if measures restricting...
Page 294 - Thence it runs in a direct line to the eastern shore of Lake Chilwa or Shirwa, which it follows to its southeasternmost point; thence in a direct line to the easternmost affluent of the River Ruo, and thence follows that affluent, and, subsequently, the centre of the channel of the Ruo to its confluence with the River Shire. From...
Page 154 - I would show them what I would give. A document was written and presented to me for signature. I asked what it contained, and was told that in it were my words and the words of those men. I put my hand to it. About three months afterwards I heard from other sources that I had given by that document the right to all the minerals in my country.
Page 273 - Charter, it shall be lawful for Us Our heirs and successors, and we do hereby expressly reserve and take to Ourselves Our heirs and successors...
Page 265 - The company shall, to the best of its ability, preserve peace and order in such ways and manners as it shall consider necessary, and may with that object make ordinances (to be approved by our Secretary of State), and may establish and maintain a force of police.
Page 263 - And in particular nothing herein contained shall prejudice or affect certain concessions granted in and subsequent to the year 1880, relating to the territory usually known as the District of the Tati; nor shall anything herein contained be construed as giving any jurisdiction, administrative or otherwise, within the said District of the Tati...
Page 124 - ... complete and exclusive charge over all metals and minerals situated and contained in my kingdom, principalities and dominions, together with full power to do all things that they may deem necessary to win and procure the same...
Page 260 - HER MAJESTY having taken into consideration the said Report, and the Draft Charter accompanying it, was pleased by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to approve thereof, and to order, as it is hereby ordered, that the Right Honourable...

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