It was made by persons holding a concession of certain rights in eastern pondoland from a native chief.
In pondoland the primitive organization of the natives has been little altered and the influence of the chiefs is very great.
I was living in pondoland then, not far on the other side of the Umtavuna.
Port St John is the chief town in pondoland, and the only harbour of the country.
Before the grantees had taken up their grant by acts of possession, pondoland was annexed to Cape Colony.
Disturbances in pondoland and the Transvaal also now claimed his attention.