They had not, however, been long at Griqua town before news arrived that both the bodies of Mantatees had altered their routes.
The town is named after the Griqua chief Adam Kok, who founded it in 1869.
Griqua is a name given to half-bloods of Dutch fathers and Hottentot mothers.
And the Griqua, puffing and perspiring, did put his best foot forward.
Formerly, the country was roamed over by Griqua Kaffirs, numbering but a few thousands.
The origin of the Griqua nation dates from the beginning of the nineteenth century.
He tells of her birth at Griqua Town in 1821, her education in England, their marriage and their love.
The cattle had been secured by Griqua Adam, the gates were closed, the sentinels posted, and the outworks were nearly completed.
They had left Mr. and Mrs. Hughes at Griqua Town, where they were to remain for a season.
He had not only insulted Baldwin, but had also driven away the Griqua traders; but this may all end in nothing.