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Yorkshireman (Volume 1); A Religious and Literary Journal (Inglés) Tapa blanda – 9 ene 2012


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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1833. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... / children: but some of them are bad men, and do not wish to return; and, in order to remain, they state that they are slaves, by which they get the white men to keep them in the Colony. The Mussulmen like their own country--the many good people who speak truth, and do not steal: others are bad. They [the white men] must send many good books: they must tell the people to do good : it is those that do so who go to heaven. As for us, our town is Fot J alee [or Foutah Jalon] and our tribe Felni [Foulahs ? ] They come [to Sierra Leone] to look for clothes, guns, swords, beads, silver, paper: their country produces horses, black cattle, sheep, goats, asses, mules, gold, cotton cloth, ivory, hides, wax, ostriches. These they bring for trade to the colony--they do not bring slaves. We request thee to send us hither a letter, and affix thy name to it, and the name of thy city, and the names of thy companions. Also to send to the king of our country the peaceful admonitions which thou hast given to thy brethren here. The name of the writer of this letter is Ahmad [or Ahamadoo] and the name of his town is Tunbar [or Timbo.] This is all. Farewell." The date is added, but the versions of it differ: it seems by the day of the week to have been the 15th of First Month 1832. There is also a Note at the foot of the letter in a smaller hand (in Arabic) in which the bearer requests Mr. M'Cormack to forward it to the gentleman who sent the work. Ed. Art. VI.--Fables, &c, In Verse And Prose.--Continued. The Partners in an Adventure. Two men travelling together, one of them took up an Axe that lay by the way side, saying to his companion, I have found a prize. Not I, but we, replied the other: for I claim halves. Presently came up the Woodman who had lost the Axe, and accused them o...

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