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Pietermaritzburg Newspaper

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A cow cart being hailed across a Natal River.

Anglo Boer War II

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Dr. W.H. Addison

First Superintendent of the Natal Government Hospital at Addington. Opened 1878.

Photo Addington Hospital: Centenary Issue, 1861-1961 Durban

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Andries W. J. Pretorius (1798-1853) was perhaps the greatest of the Voortrekker leaders. It was he who took over command of the people after the death of Gert Maritz and led the commando of 470 men and their 64 wagons to the victory of Blood River.

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This photograph, published in the Natal Mercury Pictorial on August 5, 1909 showshow newspaper delivery was done between Durban and Pietermaritzburg. The caption says: " As there is no train to Pietermaritzburg from 6 p.m. on Saturday until 5.50 p.m.

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Die Natalier ( newspaper)

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A sketch depicting the attack by Hlubi warriors on the Carbineers commanded by Colonel A.W. Dunford. The figure on horseback (left to centre) is Dunford attempting to rally his men.

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Colonel C. J. Long, Royal Horse Artillery, whose reckless advance with his 12 guns towards the Boer lines at Colenso, caused him to lose them with great loss of life. Lieutenant F.C. Roberts died in a brave effort to save some of the guns. He was awarded a posthumous V.C.

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David Dale Buchanan (1819-74) This brilliant but somewhat reckless man was the founder and editor of the Natal Witness. Born in Scotland he came as a boy to Cape Town with his brother whom he assisted in setting up a school.

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Fort Pearson, a famous strongpoint on a bluff overlooking the river Tugela. The young visitor gazes from the fort across to Zululand and the farm Tenedos where another smaller fort was set up.

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Left: Sir Theophilus George; Right: Philip Allen

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The Hon. Henry Cloete (1792-1870). Recorder of the Natal Court 1845-1855, from which post he was suspended in 1853 but returned in triumph in 1854.

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Dr. Robert James Mann. The first superintendent of Natal education. President of Natal Society 1859-1862 and 1864-1868.

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Left: Sir Theophilus George; Right: Philip Allen

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Price Imperial of France

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Karkloof Polo Team (Shaw Brothers). Winners of Cup at Polo tournament. Won 3 times, and now their property. Picture taken 18/07/1906

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These three hard-faced men - two drill sergeants and a sergeant-major- are Scots Guardsmen. They represented the old British army of Kipling's day. Note their padded chests, ramrod backs, and fine mustaches.

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Pinetown waterworks were under construction. 1886

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Ndongeni Zulu was the servant of Richard King who accompanied his master on horseback part of the way on the famous ride to Grahamstown. His role in the affair was confirmed only after Union when the Government awarded him a small piece of land to live on in his old age.

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Robert Moffat

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