By: Lenta, Margaret; Le Cordeur, Basil: Editors
Cape Town, South Africa, Van Riebeeck Society: 1999
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 241G1905
0958411263 328 pages. Glossary, selected bibliography and index. Multi-panel fold-out illustration at back. Volume II of "the never previously published private and unrevised records of the life of a remarkable Scotswoman, the wife of the Colonial Secretary during the first British occupation of the Cape. They tell of her attempts to reconcile the Dutch to British rule, and are particularly important in recording what official accounts ignore.... Vivid accounts are given of events such as the abortive mutiny in the Castle and the imprisonment and trial for high treason of the Graaff-Re... View More...