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NOTES IN EXPLANATION OF THE MAP.
The Roman numerals distinguish the divisions of the Counties of the
Western Province of the Colony. The Arabic numerals point out the Counties of the Eastern Province.
A. Shews the country ceded to the Kafirs by Lieutenant-Governor Stockenstrom in 1836.
B.-Denotes the country incorporated into the colony by Sir B. D'Urban, and called the Province of Adelaide.
B. and C.-Shews the present Kafir territory.
D.-Marks the Colony of Natal, ceded by the Zoolah Chief Dingaan to Captain Gardiner, subsequently to others, and again to the emigrant farmers
E.—Points out the country conquered from the Zoolahs by the emigrant farmers, after the treacherous murder of Retief and his companions by Dingaan.
F.-Describes the territory occupied by the emigrant farmers from the colony, between the two great branches of the Orange River.
G.–Shews the country seized from the Aboriginal Tribes by the Gri quas, whose independence has been recognised by the Colonial Government, and which was agreed should not exceed the limits pointed out in 1823, as indicated by the Map.
H.-Displays the lands belonging to the Bushmen, intruded upon by the independent tribe of the Griquas in 1834, who exterminated the natives, according to the evidence of Sir Andries Stockenstrom
The lines dividing the healthy from the unhealthy country beyond Natal is marked by a red line across the Bombe Mountains to Bara
The month of March is said to be the beginning of the sickly Season upon the ridge.