Journals

Fourth Journey (MS 107/3/1-2)

12th January 1780


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[12th January 1780]
12.

't selfde weer en wind dog warmer. sterk gedawt desen morgen seer deinsig
vertrok langs swartebaas kraal na Josias engelbregt in de bergvaley, daar met den avond arriveerde

de bergen aan dese zyde oliphants riv syn meer gebroken en niet so hoog als aan overzyde die 5 myl van hier leggen.


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[12th January 1780]
12

The same weather and wind but hotter. Heavy dew this morning. Very hazy.

Departed by way of Swartebaaskraal to Josias Engelbregt in the Bergvleiand arrived there in the evening.
The mountains on this side of the Oliphants River are more broken and are not as high as those that lie on the other side, five miles from here.