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CATHCART (Sir George). Correspondence of Lieut.-General the Hon. Sir George Cathcart, K.C.B., relative to his Military Operations in Kaffraria, until the termination of the Kafir War, and to his measures for the future maintenance of peace on that frontier, and the protection and welfare of the people of South Africa.1857

London: John Murray, First Edition, 7 folding maps and plans, xiii, [1], 401, [1] pp., presentation inscription from Edward Norinan to James L. Linne, contemporary calf, spine gilt, morocco label, head of spine chipped otherwise a nice copy. Sir George was successful both as a soldier and a statesman, and his short rule over the Cape Colony was recognised as beneficial to the country. "This work gives a full account of the Kaffir War with Sandilli during the period of Sir George's rule, together with an account of his measures to bring about a lasting peace. There are also particulars of the war with Moshesh, and much information respecting Basutoland, and the Orange River Sovereignty." - Mendelssohn. In 1854 he was sent to Russia to fight in the Crimean War, and was killed at the battle of Inkerman. Mendelssohn, 1, p.310.

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