Including a Sketch of Sixteen Years Residence in the Interior of Africa, and a Journey from the Cape of Good Hope to Loanda on the West Coast; Thence Across the Continent, Down the River Zambesi, to the Eastern Ocean.
Fellow of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow; Corresponding Member of the Geographical and Statistical Society of New York; Gold Medalist and Corresponding Member of the Royal Geographical Societies of London and Paris F.S.A., Etc., Etc.
The Bakwain Country Study of the Language Native Ideas regarding Comets Mabotsa Station A Lion Encounter Virus of the Teeth of Lions Names of the Bechuana Tribes Sechele His Ancestors Obtains the Chieftainship His Marriage and Government The Kotla First public Religious Services Secheles Questions He Learns to Read Novel mode for Converting his Tribe Surprise at their Indifference Polygamy Baptism of Sechele Opposition of the Natives Purchase Land at Chonuane Relations with the People Their Intelligence Prolonged Drought Consequent Trials Rain-medicine Gods Word blamed Native Reasoning Rain-maker Dispute between Rain Doctor and Medical Doctor The Hunting Hopo Salt or animal Food a necessary of Life Duties of a Missionary.
The Boers Their Treatment of the Natives Seizure of native Children for Slaves English Traders Alarm of the Boers Native Espionage The Tale of the Cannon The Boers threaten Sechele In violation of Treaty, they stop English Traders and expel Missionaries They attack the Bakwains Their Mode of Fighting The Natives killed and the School-children carried into Slavery Destruction of English Property African Housebuilding and Housekeeping Mode of Spending the Day Scarcity of Food Locusts Edible Frogs Scavenger Beetle Continued Hostility of the Boers The Journey north Preparations Fellow-travelers The Kalahari Desert Vegetation Watermelons The Inhabitants The Bushmen Their nomad Mode of Life Appearance The Bakalahari Their Love for Agriculture and for domestic Animals Timid Character Mode of obtaining Water Female Water-suckers The Desert Water hidden.
Departure from Kolobeng, 1st June, 1849 Companions Our Route Abundance of Grass Serotli, a Fountain in the Desert Mode of digging Wells The Eland Animals of the Desert The Hyaena The Chief Sekomi Dangers The wandering Guide Cross Purposes Slow Progress Want of Water Capture of a Bushwoman The Salt-pan at Nchokotsa The Mirage Reach the River Zouga The Quakers of Africa Discovery of Lake Ngami, 1st August, 1849 Its Extent Small Depth of Water Position as the Reservoir of a great River System The Bamangwato and their Chief Desire to visit Sebituane, the Chief of the Makololo Refusal of Lechulatebe to furnish us with Guides Resolve to return to the Cape The Banks of the Zouga Pitfalls Trees of the District Elephants New Species of Antelope Fish in the Zouga.
Leave Kolobeng again for the Country of Sebituane Reach the Zouga The Tsetse A Party of Englishmen Death of Mr. Rider Obtain Guides Children fall sick with Fever Relinquish the Attempt to reach Sebituane Mr. Oswells Elephant-hunting Return to Kolobeng Make a third Start thence Reach Nchokotsa Salt-pans Links, or Springs Bushmen Our Guide Shobo The Banajoa An ugly Chief The Tsetse Bite fatal to domestic Animals, but harmless to wild Animals and Man Operation of the Poison Losses caused by it The Makololo Our Meeting with Sebituane Sketch of his Career His Courage and Conquests Manoeuvres of the Batoka He outwits them His Wars with the Matebele Predictions of a native Prophet Successes of the Makololo Renewed Attacks of the Matebele The Island of Loyelo Defeat of the Matebele Sebituanes Policy His Kindness to Strangers and to the Poor His sudden Illness and Death Succeeded by his Daughter Her Friendliness to us Discovery, in June, 1851, of the Zambesi flowing in the Centre of the Continent Its Size The Mambari The Slave-trade Determine to send Family to England Return to the Cape in April, 1852 Safe Transit through the Caffre Country during Hostilities Need of a Special Correspondent Kindness of the London Missionary Society Assistance afforded by the Astronomer Royal at the Cape.
Start in June, 1852, on the last and longest Journey from Cape Town Companions Wagon-traveling Physical Divisions of Africa The Eastern, Central, and Western Zones The Kalahari Desert Its Vegetation Increasing Value of the Interior for Colonization Our Route Dutch Boers Their Habits Sterile Appearance of the District Failure of Grass Succeeded by other Plants Vines Animals The Boers as Farmers Migration of Springbucks Wariness of Animals The Orange River Territory of the Griquas and Bechuanas The Griquas The Chief Waterboer His wise and energetic Government His Fidelity Ill-considered Measures of the Colonial Government in regard to Supplies of Gunpowder Success of the Missionaries among the Griquas and Bechuanas Manifest Improvement of the native Character Dress of the Natives A full-dress Costume A Natives Description of the Natives Articles of Commerce in the Country of the Bechuanas Their Unwillingness to learn, and Readiness to criticise.
Kuruman Its fine Fountain Vegetation of the District Remains of ancient Forests Vegetable Poison The Bible translated by Mr. Moffat Capabilities of the Language Christianity among the Natives The Missionaries should extend their Labors more beyond the Cape Colony Model Christians Disgraceful Attack of the Boers on the Bakwains Letter from Sechele Details of the Attack Numbers of School-children carried away into Slavery Destruction of House and Property at Kolobeng The Boers vow Vengeance against me Consequent Difficulty of getting Servants to accompany me on my Journey Start in November, 1852 Meet Sechele on his way to England to obtain Redress from the Queen He is unable to proceed beyond the Cape Meet Mr. Macabe on his Return from Lake Ngami The hot Wind of the Desert Electric State of the Atmosphere Flock of Swifts Reach Litubaruba The Cave Lepelole Superstitions regarding it Impoverished State of the Bakwains Retaliation on the Boers Slavery Attachment of the Bechuanas to Children Hydrophobia unknown Diseases of the Bakwains few in number Yearly Epidemics Hasty Burials Ophthalmia Native Doctors Knowledge of Surgery at a very low Ebb Little Attendance given to Women at their Confinements The Child Medicine Salubrity of the Climate well adapted for Invalids suffering from pulmonary Complaints.
Departure from the Country of the Bakwains Large black Ant Land Tortoises Diseases of wild Animals Habits of old Lions Cowardice of the Lion Its Dread of a Snare Major Vardons Note The Roar of the Lion resembles the Cry of the Ostrich Seldom attacks full-grown Animals Buffaloes and Lions Mice Serpents Treading on one Venomous and harmless Varieties Fascination Sekomis Ideas of Honesty Ceremony of the Sechu for Boys The Boyale for young Women Bamangwato Hills The Unicorns Pass The Country beyond Grain Scarcity of Water Honorable Conduct of English Gentlemen Gordon Cummings hunting Adventures A Word of Advice for young Sportsmen Bushwomen drawing Water Ostrich Silly Habit Paces Eggs Food.
Effects of Missionary Efforts Belief in the Deity Ideas of the Bakwains on Religion Departure from their Country Salt-pans Sour Curd Nchokotsa Bitter Waters Thirst suffered by the wild Animals Wanton Cruelty in Hunting Ntwetwe Mowana-trees Their extraordinary Vitality The Mopane-tree The Morala The Bushmen Their Superstitions Elephant-hunting Superiority of civilized over barbarous Sportsmen The Chief Kaisa His Fear of Responsibility Beauty of the Country at Unku The Mohonono Bush Severe Labor in cutting our Way Party seized with Fever Escape of our Cattle Bakwain Mode of recapturing them Vagaries of sick Servants Discovery of grape-bearing Vines An Ant-eater Difficulty of passing through the Forest Sickness of my Companion The Bushmen Their Mode of destroying Lions Poisons The solitary Hill A picturesque Valley Beauty of the Country Arrive at the Sanshureh River The flooded Prairies A pontooning Expedition A night Bivouac The Chobe Arrive at the Village of Moremi Surprise of the Makololo at our sudden Appearance Cross the Chobe on our way to Linyanti.
Reception at Linyanti The court Herald Sekeletu obtains the Chieftainship from his Sister Mpepes Plot Slave-trading Mambari Their sudden Flight Sekeletu narrowly escapes Assassination Execution of Mpepe The Courts of Law Mode of trying Offenses Sekeletus Reason for not learning to read the Bible The Disposition made of the Wives of a deceased Chief Makololo Women They work but little Employ Serfs Their Drink, Dress, and Ornaments Public Religious Services in the Kotla Unfavorable Associations of the place Native Doctors Proposals to teach the Makololo to read Sekeletus Present Reason for accepting it Trading in Ivory Accidental Fire Presents for Sekeletu Two Breeds of native Cattle Ornamenting the Cattle The Women and the Looking-glass Mode of preparing the Skins of Oxen for Mantles and for Shields Throwing the Spear.
The Fever Its Symptoms Remedies of the native Doctors Hospitality of Sekeletu and his People One of their Reasons for Polygamy They cultivate largely The Makalaka or subject Tribes Sebituanes Policy respecting them Their Affection for him Products of the Soil Instrument of Culture The Tribute Distributed by the Chief A warlike Demonstration Lechulatebes Provocations The Makololo determine to punish him The Bechuanas Meaning of the Term Three Divisions of the great Family of South Africans.
Departure from Linyanti for Sesheke Level Country Ant-hills Wild Date-trees Appearance of our Attendants on the March The Chiefs Guard They attempt to ride on Ox-back Vast Herds of the new Antelopes, Leches, and Nakongs The native way of hunting them Reception at the Villages Presents of Beer and Milk Eating with the Hand The Chief provides the Oxen for Slaughter Social Mode of Eating The Sugar-cane Sekeletus novel Test of Character Cleanliness of Makololo Huts Their Construction and Appearance The Beds Cross the Leeambye Aspect of this part of the Country The small Antelope Tianyane unknown in the South Hunting on foot An Eland.
Procure Canoes and ascend the Leeambye Beautiful Islands Winter Landscape Industry and Skill of the Banyeti Rapids Falls of Gonye Tradition Annual Inundations Fertility of the great Barotse Valley Execution of two Conspirators The Slave-dealers Stockade Naliele, the Capital, built on an artificial Mound Santuru, a great Hunter The Barotse Method of commemorating any remarkable Event Better Treatment of Women More religious Feeling Belief in a future State, and in the Existence of spiritual Beings Gardens Fish, Fruit, and Game Proceed to the Limits of the Barotse Country Sekeletu provides Rowers and a Herald The River and Vicinity Hippopotamus-hunters No healthy Location Determine to go to Loanda Buffaloes, Elands, and Lions above Libonta Interview with the Mambari Two Arabs from Zanzibar Their Opinion of the Portuguese and the English Reach the Town of MaSekeletu Joy of the People at the first Visit of their Chief Return to Sesheke Heathenism.
Preliminary Arrangements for the Journey A Picho Twenty-seven Men appointed to accompany me to the West Eagerness of the Makololo for direct Trade with the Coast Effects of Fever A Makololo Question The lost Journal Reflections The Outfit for the Journey 11th November, 1853, leave Linyanti, and embark on the Chobe Dangerous Hippopotami Banks of Chobe Trees The Course of the River The Island Mparia at the Confluence of the Chobe and the Leeambye Anecdote Ascend the Leeambye A Makalaka Mother defies the Authority of the Makololo Head Man at Sesheke Punishment of Thieves Observance of the new Moon Public Addresses at Sesheke Attention of the People Results Proceed up the River The Fruit which yields Nux vomica Other Fruits The Rapids Birds Fish Hippopotami and their Young.
Increasing Beauty of the Country Mode of spending the Day The People and the Falls of Gonye A Makololo Foray A second prevented, and Captives delivered up Politeness and Liberality of the People The Rains Present of Oxen The fugitive Barotse Sekobinyanes Misgovernment Bee-eaters and other Birds Fresh-water Sponges Current Death from a Lions Bite at Libonta Continued Kindness Arrangements for spending the Night during the Journey Cooking and Washing Abundance of animal Life Different Species of Birds Water-fowl Egyptian Geese Alligators Narrow Escape of one of my Men Superstitious Feelings respecting the Alligator Large Game The most vulnerable Spot Gun Medicine A Sunday Birds of Song Depravity; its Treatment Wild Fruits Green Pigeons Shoals of Fish Hippopotami.
Message to Masiko, the Barotse Chief, regarding the Captives Navigation of the Leeambye Capabilities of this District The Leeba Flowers and Bees Buffalo-hunt Field for a Botanist Young Alligators; their savage Nature Suspicion of the Balonda Sekelenkes Present A Man and his two Wives Hunters Message from Manenko, a female Chief Mambari Traders A Dream Sheakondo and his People Teeth-filing Desire for Butter Interview with Nyamoana, another female Chief Court Etiquette Hair versus Wool Increase of Superstition Arrival of Manenko; her Appearance and Husband Mode of Salutation Anklets Embassy, with a Present from Masiko Roast Beef Manioc Magic Lantern Manenko an accomplished Scold: compels us to wait Unsuccessful Zebra-hunt.
Nyamoanas Present Charms Manenkos pedestrian Powers An Idol Balonda Arms Rain Hunger Palisades Dense Forests Artificial Beehives Mushrooms Villagers lend the Roofs of their Houses Divination and Idols Manenkos Whims A night Alarm Shintes Messengers and Present The proper Way to approach a Village A Merman Enter Shintes Town: its Appearance Meet two half-caste Slave-traders The Makololo scorn them The Balonda real Negroes Grand Reception from Shinte His Kotla Ceremony of Introduction The Orators Women Musicians and Musical Instruments A disagreeable Request Private Interviews with Shinte Give him an Ox Fertility of Soil Manenkos new Hut Conversation with Shinte Kolimbotas Proposal Balondas Punctiliousness Selling Children Kidnapping Shintes Offer of a Slave Magic Lantern Alarm of Women Delay Sambanza returns intoxicated The last and greatest Proof of Shintes Friendship.
Leave Shinte Manioc Gardens Mode of preparing the poisonous kind Its general Use Presents of Food Punctiliousness of the Balonda Their Idols and Superstition Dress of the Balonda Villages beyond Lonaje Cazembe Our Guides and the Makololo Night Rains Inquiries for English cotton Goods Intemeses Fiction Visit from an old Man Theft Industry of our Guide Loss of Pontoon Plains covered with Water Affection of the Balonda for their Mothers A Night on an Island The Grass on the Plains Source of the Rivers Loan of the Roofs of Huts A Halt Fertility of the Country through which the Lokalueje flows Omnivorous Fish Natives Mode of catching them The Village of a Half-brother of Katema, his Speech and Present Our Guides Perversity Mozenkwas pleasant Home and Family Clear Water of the flooded Rivers A Messenger from Katema Quendendes Village: his Kindness Crop of Wool Meet People from the Town of Matiamvo Fireside Talk Matiamvos Character and Conduct Presentation at Katemas Court: his Present, good Sense, and Appearance Interview on the following Day Cattle A Feast and a Makololo Dance Arrest of a Fugitive Dignified old Courtier Katemas lax Government Cold Wind from the North Canaries and other singing Birds Spiders, their Nests and Webs Lake Dilolo Tradition Sagacity of Ants.
The Watershed between the northern and southern Rivers A deep Valley Rustic Bridge Fountains on the Slopes of the Valleys Village of Kabinje Good Effects of the Belief in the Power of Charms Demand for Gunpowder and English Calico The Kasai Vexatious Trick Want of Food No Game Katendes unreasonable Demand A grave Offense Toll-bridge Keeper Greedy Guides Flooded Valleys Swim the Nyuana Loke Prompt Kindness of my Men Makololo Remarks on the rich uncultivated Valleys Difference in the Color of Africans Reach a Village of the Chiboque The Head Mans impudent Message Surrounds our Encampment with his Warriors The Pretense Their Demand Prospect of a Fight Way in which it was averted Change our Path Summer Fever Beehives and the Honey-guide Instinct of Trees Climbers The Ox Sinbad Absence of Thorns in the Forests Plant peculiar to a forsaken Garden Bad Guides Insubordination suppressed Beset by Enemies A Robber Party More Troubles Detained by Ionga Panza His Village Annoyed by Bangala Traders My Men discouraged Their Determination and Precaution.
Guides prepaid Bark Canoes Deserted by Guides Mistakes respecting the Coanza Feelings of freed Slaves Gardens and Villages Native Traders A Grave Valley of the Quango Bamboo White Larvae used as Food Bashinje Insolence A posing Question The Chief Sansawe His Hostility Pass him safely The River Quango Chiefs mode of dressing his Hair Opposition Opportune Aid by Cypriano His generous Hospitality Ability of Half-castes to read and write Books and Images Marauding Party burned in the Grass Arrive at Cassange A good Supper Kindness of Captain Neves Portuguese Curiosity and Questions Anniversary of the Resurrection No Prejudice against Color Country around Cassange Sell Sekeletus Ivory Makololos Surprise at the high Price obtained Proposal to return Home, and Reasons Soldier-guide Hill Kasala Tala Mungongo, Village of Civility of Basongo True Negroes A Field of Wheat Carriers Sleeping-places Fever Enter District of Ambaca Good Fruits of Jesuit Teaching The Tampan; its Bite Universal Hospitality of the Portuguese A Tale of the Mambari Exhilarating Effects of Highland Scenery District of Golungo Alto Want of good Roads Fertility Forests of gigantic Timber Native Carpenters Coffee Estate Sterility of Country near the Coast Mosquitoes Fears of the Makololo Welcome by Mr. Gabriel to Loanda.
Continued Sickness Kindness of the Bishop of Angola and her Majestys Officers Mr. Gabriels unwearied Hospitality Serious Deportment of the Makololo They visit Ships of War Politeness of the Officers and Men The Makololo attend Mass in the Cathedral Their Remarks Find Employment in collecting Firewood and unloading Coal Their superior Judgment respecting Goods Beneficial Influence of the Bishop of Angola The City of St. Paul de Loanda The Harbor Custom-house No English Merchants Sincerity of the Portuguese Government in suppressing the Slave-trade Convict Soldiers Presents from Bishop and Merchants for Sekeletu Outfit Leave Loanda 20th September, 1854 Accompanied by Mr. Gabriel as far as Icollo i Bengo Sugar Manufactory Geology of this part of the Country Women spinning Cotton Its Price Native Weavers Market-places Cazengo; its Coffee Plantations South American Trees Ruins of Iron Foundry Native Miners The Banks of the Lucalla Cottages with Stages Tobacco-plants Town of Massangano Sugar and Rice Superior District for Cotton Portuguese Merchants and foreign Enterprise Ruins The Fort and its ancient Guns Former Importance of Massangano Fires The Tribe Kisama Peculiar Variety of Domestic Fowl Coffee Plantations Return to Golungo Alto Self-complacency of the Makololo Fever Jaundice Insanity.
Visit a deserted Convent Favorable Report of Jesuits and their Teaching Gradations of native Society Punishment of Thieves Palm-toddy; its baneful Effects Freemasons Marriages and Funerals Litigation Mr. Cantos Illness Bad Behavior of his Slaves An Entertainment Ideas on Free Labor Loss of American Cotton-seed Abundance of Cotton in the country Sickness of Sekeletus Horse Eclipse of the Sun Insects which distill Water Experiments with them Proceed to Ambaca Sickly Season Office of Commandant Punishment of official Delinquents Present from Mr. Schut of Loanda Visit Pungo Andongo Its good Pasturage, Grain, Fruit, etc. The Fort and columnar Rocks The Queen of Jinga Salubrity of Pungo Andongo Price of a Slave A Merchant-prince His Hospitality Hear of the Loss of my Papers in Forerunner Narrow Escape from an Alligator Ancient Burial-places Neglect of Agriculture in Angola Manioc the staple Product Its Cheapness Sickness Friendly Visit from a colored Priest The Prince of Congo No Priests in the Interior of Angola.
Leave Pungo Andongo Extent of Portuguese Power Meet Traders and Carriers Red Ants; their fierce Attack; Usefulness; Numbers Descend the Heights of Tala Mungongo Fruit-trees in the Valley of Cassange Edible Muscle Birds Cassange Village Quinine and Cathory Sickness of Captain Neves Infant A Diviner thrashed Death of the Child Mourning Loss of Life from the Ordeal Wide-spread Superstitions The Chieftainship Charms Receive Copies of the Times Trading Pombeiros Present for Matiamvo Fever after westerly Winds Capabilities of Angola for producing the raw Materials of English Manufacture Trading Parties with Ivory More Fever A Hyaenas Choice Makololo Opinion of the Portuguese Cyprianos Debt A Funeral Dread of disembodied Spirits Beautiful Morning Scenes Crossing the Quango Ambakistas called The Jews of Angola Fashions of the Bashinje Approach the Village of Sansawe His Idea of Dignity The Pombeiros Present Long Detention A Blow on the Beard Attacked in a Forest Sudden Conversion of a fighting Chief to Peace Principles by means of a Revolver No Blood shed in consequence Rate of Traveling Slave Women Way of addressing Slaves Their thievish Propensities Feeders of the Congo or Zaire Obliged to refuse Presents Cross the Loajima Appearance of People; Hair Fashions.
Make a Detour southward Peculiarities of the Inhabitants Scarcity of Animals Forests Geological Structure of the Country Abundance and Cheapness of Food near the Chihombo A Slave lost The Makololo Opinion of Slaveholders Funeral Obsequies in Cabango Send a Sketch of the Country to Mr. Gabriel Native Information respecting the Kasai and Quango The Trade with Luba Drainage of Londa Report of Matiamvos Country and Government Senhor Farias Present to a Chief The Balonda Mode of spending Time Faithless Guide Makololo lament the Ignorance of the Balonda Eagerness of the Villagers for Trade Civility of a Female Chief The Chief Bango and his People Refuse to eat Beef Ambition of Africans to have a Village Winters in the Interior Spring at Kolobeng White Ants: Never could desire to eat any thing better Young Herbage and Animals Valley of the Loembwe The white Man a Hobgoblin Specimen of Quarreling Eager Desire for Calico Want of Clothing at Kawawas Funeral Observances Agreeable Intercourse with Kawawa His impudent Demand Unpleasant Parting Kawawa tries to prevent our crossing the River Kasai Stratagem.
Level Plains Vultures and other Birds Diversity of Color in Flowers of the same Species The Sundew Twenty-seventh Attack of Fever A River which flows in opposite Directions Lake Dilolo the Watershed between the Atlantic and Indian Oceans Position of Rocks Sir Roderick Murchisons Explanation Characteristics of the Rainy Season in connection with the Floods of the Zambesi and the Nile Probable Reason of Difference in Amount of Rain South and North of the Equator Arab Reports of Region east of Londa Probable Watershed of the Zambesi and the Nile Lake Dilolo Reach Katemas Town: his renewed Hospitality; desire to appear like a White Man; ludicrous Departure Jackdaws Ford southern Branch of Lake Dilolo Small Fish Project for a Makololo Village near the Confluence of the Leeba and the Leeambye Hearty Welcome from Shinte Kolimbotas Wound Plant-seeds and Fruit-trees brought from Angola Masiko and Limboas Quarrel Nyamoana now a Widow Purchase Canoes and descend the Leeba Herds of wild Animals on its Banks Unsuccessful Buffalo-hunt Frogs Sinbad and the Tsetse Dispatch a Message to Manenko Arrival of her Husband Sambanza The Ceremony called Kasendi Unexpected Fee for performing a surgical Operation Social Condition of the Tribes Desertion of Mboenga Stratagem of Mambowe Hunters Water-turtles Charged by a Buffalo Reception from the People of Libonta Explain the Causes of our long Delay Pitsanes Speech Thanksgiving Services Appearance of my Braves Wonderful Kindness of the People.
Colony of Birds called Linkololo The Village of Chitlane Murder of Mpololos Daughter Execution of the Murderer and his Wife My Companions find that their Wives have married other Husbands Sunday A Party from Masiko Freedom of Speech Canoe struck by a Hippopotamus Gonye Appearance of Trees at the end of Winter Murky Atmosphere Surprising Amount of organic Life Hornets The Packages forwarded by Mr. Moffat Makololo Suspicions and Reply to the Matebele who brought them Convey the Goods to an Island and build a Hut over them Ascertain that Sir R. Murchison had recognized the true Form of African Continent Arrival at Linyanti A grand Picho Shrewd Inquiry Sekeletu in his Uniform A Trading-party sent to Loanda with Ivory Mr. Gabriels Kindness to them Difficulties in Trading Two Makololo Forays during our Absence Report of the Country to the N.E. Death of influential Men The Makololo desire to be nearer the Market Opinions upon a Change of Residence Climate of Barotse Valley Diseases Authors Fevers not a fair Criterion in the Matter The Interior an inviting Field for the Philanthropist Consultations about a Path to the East Coast Decide on descending North Bank of Zambesi Wait for the Rainy Season Native way of spending Time during the period of greatest Heat Favorable Opening for Missionary Enterprise Ben Habib wishes to marry A Maidens Choice Sekeletus Hospitality Sulphureted Hydrogen and Malaria Conversations with Makololo Their moral Character and Conduct Sekeletu wishes to purchase a Sugar-mill, etc. The Donkeys Influence among the Natives Food fit for a Chief Parting Words of Mamire Motibes Excuses.
Departure from Linyanti A Thunder-storm An Act of genuine Kindness Fitted out a second time by the Makololo Sail down the Leeambye Sekotes Kotla and human Skulls; his Grave adorned with Elephants Tusks Victoria Falls Native Names Columns of Vapor Gigantic Crack Wear of the Rocks Shrines of the Barimo The Pestle of the Gods Second Visit to the Falls Island Garden Store-house Island Native Diviners A European Diviner Makololo Foray Marauder to be fined Mambari Makololo wish to stop Mambari Slave-trading Part with Sekeletu Night Traveling River Lekone Ancient fresh-water Lakes Formation of Lake Ngami Native Traditions Drainage of the Great Valley Native Reports of the Country to the North Maps Moyaras Village Savage Customs of the Batoka A Chain of Trading Stations Remedy against Tsetse The Well of Joy First Traces of Trade with Europeans Knocking out the front Teeth Facetious Explanation Degradation of the Batoka Description of the Traveling Party Cross the Unguesi Geological Formation Ruins of a large Town Productions of the Soil similar to those in Angola Abundance of Fruit.
Low Hills Black SoldierAnts; their Cannibalism The Plasterer and its Chloroform White Ants; their Usefulness Mutokwane-smoking; its Effects Border Territory Healthy Table-lands Geological Formation Cicadae Trees Flowers River Kalomo Physical Conformation of Country Ridges, sanatoria A wounded Buffalo assisted Buffalo-bird Rhinoceros-bird Leaders of Herds The Honey-guide The White Mountain Mozuma River Sebituanes old Home Hostile Village Prophetic Phrensy Food of the Elephant Ant-hills Friendly Batoka Clothing despised Method of Salutation Wild Fruits The Captive released Longings for Peace Pingolas Conquests The Village of Monze Aspect of the Country Visit from the Chief Monze and his Wife Central healthy Locations Friendly Feelings of the People in reference to a white Resident Fertility of the Soil Bashukulompo Mode of dressing their Hair Gratitude of the Prisoner we released Kindness and Remarks of Monzes Sister Dip of the Rocks Vegetation Generosity of the Inhabitants Their Anxiety for Medicine Hooping-cough Birds and Rain.
Beautiful Valley Buffalo My young Men kill two Elephants The Hunt Mode of measuring Height of live Elephants Wild Animals smaller here than in the South, though their Food is more abundant The Elephant a dainty Feeder Semalembue His Presents Joy in prospect of living in Peace Trade His Peoples way of wearing their Hair Their Mode of Salutation Old Encampment Sebituanes former Residence Ford of Kafue Hippopotami Hills and Villages Geological Formation Prodigious Quantities of large Game Their Tameness Rains Less Sickness than in the Journey to Loanda Reason Charge from an Elephant Vast Amount of animal Life on the Zambesi Water of River discolored An Island with Buffaloes and Men on it Native Devices for killing Game Tsetse now in Country Agricultural Industry An Albino murdered by his Mother Guilty of Tlolo Women who make their Mouths like those of Ducks First Symptom of the Slave-trade on this side Seloles Hostility An armed Party hoaxed An Italian Marauder slain Elephants Tenacity of Life A Word to young Sportsmen Mr. Oswells Adventure with an Elephant; narrow Escape Mburumas Village Suspicious Conduct of his People Guides attempt to detain us The Village and People of Ma Mburuma Character our Guides give of us.
Confluence of Loangwa and Zambesi Hostile Appearances Ruins of a Church Turmoil of Spirit Cross the River Friendly Parting Ruins of stone Houses The Situation of Zumbo for Commerce Pleasant Gardens Dr. Lacerdas Visit to Cazembe Pereiras Statement Unsuccessful Attempt to establish Trade with the People of Cazembe One of my Men tossed by a Buffalo Meet a Man with Jacket and Hat on Hear of the Portuguese and native War Holms and Terraces on the Banks of a River Dancing for Corn Beautiful Country Mpendes Hostility Incantations A Fight anticipated Courage and Remarks of my Men Visit from two old Councilors of Mpende Their Opinion of the English Mpende concludes not to fight us His subsequent Friendship Aids us to cross the River The Country Sweet Potatoes Bakwain Theory of Rain confirmed Thunder without Clouds Desertion of one of my Men Other Natives Ideas of the English Dalama (gold) Inhabitants dislike Slave-buyers Meet native Traders with American Calico Game-laws Elephant Medicine Salt from the Sand Fertility of Soil Spotted Hyaena Liberality and Politeness of the People Presents A stingy white Trader Natives Remarks about him Effect on their Minds Rain and Wind now from an opposite Direction Scarcity of Fuel Trees for Boat-building Boroma Freshets Leave the River Chicova, its Geological Features Small Rapid near Tete Loquacious Guide Nyampungo, the Rain-charmer An old Man No Silver Gold-washing No Cattle.
An Elephant-hunt Offering and Prayers to the Barimo for Success Native Mode of Expression Working of Game-laws A Feast Laughing Hyaenas Numerous Insects Curious Notes of Birds of Song Caterpillars Butterflies Silica The Fruit Makoronga and Elephants Rhinoceros Adventure Korwe Bird Its Nest A real Confinement Honey and Beeswax Superstitious Reverence for the Lion Slow Traveling Grapes The Ue Moninas Village Native Names Government of the Banyai Electing a Chief Youths instructed in Bonyai Suspected of Falsehood War-dance Insanity and Disappearance of Monahin Fruitless Search Moninas Sympathy The Sand-river Tangwe The Ordeal Muavi: its Victims An unreasonable Man Womans Rights Presents Temperance A winding Course to shun Villages Banyai Complexion and Hair Mushrooms The Tubers, Mokuri The Tree Shekabakadzi Face of the Country Pot-holes Pursued by a Party of Natives Unpleasant Threat Aroused by a Company of Soldiers A civilized Breakfast Arrival at Tete.
Kind Reception from the Commandant His Generosity to my Men The Village of Tete The Population Distilled Spirits The Fort Cause of the Decadence of Portuguese Power Former Trade Slaves employed in Gold-washing Slave-trade drained the Country of Laborers The Rebel Nyaudes Stockade He burns Tete Kisakas Revolt and Ravages Extensive Field of Sugar-cane The Commandants good Reputation among the Natives Providential Guidance Seams of Coal A hot Spring Picturesque Country Water-carriage to the Coal-fields Workmens Wages Exports Price of Provisions Visit Gold-washings The Process of obtaining the precious Metal Coal within a Gold-field Present from Major Sicard Natives raise Wheat, etc. Liberality of the Commandant Geographical Information from Senhor Candido Earthquakes Native Ideas of a Supreme Being Also of the Immortality and Transmigration of Souls Fondness for Display at Funerals Trade Restrictions Former Jesuit Establishment State of Religion and Education at Tete Inundation of the Zambesi Cotton cultivated The fibrous Plants Conge and Buaze Detained by Fever The Kumbanzo Bark Native Medicines Iron, its Quality Hear of Famine at Kilimane Death of a Portuguese Lady The Funeral Disinterested Kindness of the Portuguese.
Leave Tete and proceed down the River Pass the Stockade of Bonga Gorge of Lupata Spine of the World Width of River Islands War Drum at Shiramba Canoe Navigation Reach Senna Its ruinous State Landeens levy Fines upon the Inhabitants Cowardice of native Militia State of the Revenue No direct Trade with Portugal Attempts to revive the Trade of Eastern Africa Country round Senna Gorongozo, a Jesuit Station Manica, the best Gold Region in Eastern Africa Boat-building at Senna Our Departure Capture of a Rebel Stockade Plants Alfacinya and Njefu at the Confluence of the Shire Landeen Opinion of the Whites Mazaro, the point reached by Captain Parker His Opinion respecting the Navigation of the River from this to the Ocean Lieutenant Hoskins Remarks on the same subject Fever, its Effects Kindly received into the House of Colonel Nunes at Kilimane Forethought of Captain Nolloth and Dr. Walsh Joy imbittered Deep Obligations to the Earl of Clarendon, etc. On developing Resources of the Interior Desirableness of Missionary Societies selecting healthy Stations Arrangements on leaving my Men Retrospect Probable Influence of the Discoveries on Slavery Supply of Cotton, Sugar, etc., by Free Labor Commercial Stations Development of the Resources of Africa a Work of Time Site of Kilimane Unhealthiness Death of a shipwrecked Crew from Fever The Captain saved by Quinine Arrival of H. M. Brig Frolic Anxiety of one of my Men to go to England Rough Passage in the Boats to the Ship Sekwebus Alarm Sail for Mauritius Sekwebu on board; he becomes insane; drowns himself Kindness of MajorGeneral C. M. Hay Escape Shipwreck Reach Home.