The landdrost, or chief official of the ward, took the chair.
landdrost Schutte and Captain Shields quarrel over who shall have charge of the jail.
Fortunately, the enemy gave us a week's rest on the farm of landdrost Schotte.
For each electoral district there is a magistrate or landdrost whose duties are similar to those of a Civil Commissioner.
As he was still speaking to me, landdrost Bosman from Bothaville, came to pay me a visit.
landdrost Stockenstrom, who accompanied this force, rode up to a party of the natives and urgently endeavoured to secure peace.
For each electoral district there is a magistrate or landdrost, whose duties are similar to those of a Civil Commissioner.
The landdrost is the friend of the Boer, and he can always "square" him in a matter against a native.
A district surgeon, clerk, receiver, and second clerk to the landdrost's court were also appointed.
The local administrative officer for civil matters was the landdrost or district magistrate.