S. W. Silver & Co.'s Handbook to South Africa: Including the Cape Colony, Natal, the Diamond Fields, the Transvaal, Orange Free State, Etc. : Also a Gazetter and Map
S. W. Silver, 1880 - South Africa - 576 pages
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Page 44 - ... the claim of sovereignty over the new province must be renounced. It rests upon a conquest resulting from a war in which, as far as I am at present enabled to judge, the original justice is on the side of the conquered, not of the victorious party.
Page 354 - River, along the centre of the former to the point nearest to Olifants Been ; from that point by Olifants Been, to the southern point of Langeberg ; along the top of Langeberg, to its north-western extremity ; from thence to the eastern point of Jammerberg; along the top of Jammerberg, to its northwestern extremity ; from thence by a prolongation of the same to the Caledon River...
Page 270 - Act are situate to vote in any election for such county in respect of any vacancy that may take place before the summoning of a future Parliament, but after such summoning no person shall be entitled to be registered as a voter or to vote in any election for any...
Page 266 - ... once at least in every year, so that a period of twelve months shall not intervene between the last sitting of the council in one session and its first sitting in the next session.
Page 321 - Samples must be sent in covers open at the ends, so as to be easy of examination. Samples, however, of seeds, drugs, &c.
Page 321 - Further, all legitimate binding, mounting, or covering of a book, &c., or of a portion thereof is allowed, whether such binding, &c., be loose or attached ; as also rollers in the case of prints or maps, markers (whether of paper or otherwise) in the case of books...
Page 44 - In the conduct which was pursued to- Dec. 26, wards the Kaffir nation by the colonists and the public authorities of the Colony through a long series of years...
Page 604 - Old and young may take it at all hours and times when requisite. Thousands of persons testify to its marvellous good effects and wonderful cures, while Medical Men extol its virtues most extensively, using it in great quantities in the following diseases :— Cholera, Dysentery, Diarrhoea, Colics, Coughs, Asthma, Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Whooping-Cough, Cramp, Hysteria, &c.