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Transvaal and its mines

Transvaal and its mines

(the encyclopedic history of the Transvaal)

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Published by Praagh & LLoyd in London, Johannesburg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Transvaal (South Africa) -- History -- Encyclopedias.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by L. V. Praagh.
    ContributionsPraagh, L. V.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination676, [1], viii :
    Number of Pages676
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18787475M

    All the Transvaal Mines Closing. Sept. 25, Credit The New York Times Archives. See the article in its original context from Septem , Page 1 Buy Reprints. View on timesmachine. This book, first published by MacMillan in New York and London as the Second Anglo-Boer war was already underway, was highly popular, but its open naming of the Jewish Randlords as the source of the lies and agitation raised an outcry from those so named, and the .

      Goldfields also exist in the Waterberg and on the western frontier in the Marico district (the Malmani fields). The total value of the gold extracted from mines in the Transvaal up to the end of was about £,, a. The Witwatersrand and Neighbouring Mines.—The Rand reefs, first mined in , cover a large area. I read this book purely because of its name and because of the way I found it. The main character is not only called Jess, but her surname was Croft (half of my maiden name). The book was found for me, by-chance, by a friend of mine in a tiny book shop. It took a while to get in to and really should be accompanied by an old-world dictionary/5.

    Tavernier* mentions the occurrence of gold in Thibet, though he was not aware apparently of its being worked in his time in Southern India. He says: " Toward the Thibet, which is the ancient Caucasus, in the territories of a Raja beyond the Kingdom of Cachemir, there are three mountains close one by another, one of which produces gold, the. British interest in the region was revived in the early s when rich diamond mines were discovered in Griqualand West which was an area bordering Transvaal and the Cape Colony. The Transvaal claimed this area based on the Bloemfontein Convention which had stated that the British were not interested in areas north of the Vaal River.


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The Transvaal and Its Mines: (The Encyclopedic History of the Transvaal) by Praagh, L. Publication date Topics Transvaal (South Africa) Publisher London: Praagh & Lloyd No table-of-contents pages found.

Book very large and difficult to lay flat during scanning, some edges slightly blurred. Addeddate Pages: The Transvaal Colony (Afrikaans pronunciation: [ˈtransfɑːl]) was the name used to refer to the Transvaal region during the period of direct British rule and military occupation between the end of the Second Boer War in when the South African Republic was dissolved, and the establishment of the Union of South Africa in The physical borders of the Transvaal Colony were not Capital: Pretoria.

Transvaal Mine (Main Mine; Argent Main Mine), Argent, Delmas, Nkangala District, Mpumalanga, South Africa: One of the two mines in the area of interest to collectors. Some slag minerals have been found from a failed attempt to smelt the ores on site. Includes slag locality & dumps from the No.1 shaft.

Get this from a library. The Transvaal and its mines: (the encyclopedic history of the Transvaal). [L V Praagh]. The Transvaal and its mines: the encyclopedic history of the Transvaal by Praagh, L. Publication date Publisher London: Praagh & Lloyd Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor University of Toronto Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto Language.

The Province of the Transvaal (Afrikaans: Provinsie Transvaal), commonly referred to as the Transvaal (/ ˈ t r ɑː n s v ɑː l, ˈ t r æ n s-/; Afrikaans: [ˈtransfɑːl]), was a province of South Africa from untilwhen a new constitution subdivided it following the end of name "Transvaal" refers to the province's geographical location to the north of the Vaal ment: Transvaal Provincial Council.

From the book: All That Glitters by Emilia Potenza. A change so unexpected and a development never known before were due to the discovery in of the greatest gold mines of all history, ancient and modern. From {until ] the story of South Africa is the story of gold. - C.W. de Kiewiet,   In he went to Natal as secretary to Sir Henry Bulwer, and in the following year he visited the Transvaal with Sir Theophilus Shepstone.

Returning to England he published, inhis first book, Cetewayo and His White Neighbours, a political history. In King Solomon's Mines appeared, and won immediate fame. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Transvaal, former province of South occupied the northeastern part of the country. The Limpopo River marked its border with Botswana and Zimbabwe to the north, while the Vaal River marked its boundary with Orange Free State province to the south.

It was bounded by Mozambique and Swaziland to the east and by Cape Province to the west. The Transvaal’s name, which means “across. Transvaal Mines The Transvaal Mines is a copper mine located in Wallowa county, Oregon at an elevation of 7, feet. Premium members have access to Google dynamic maps.

Transvaal Mines in Good Condition. Ma Credit The New York Times Archives. See the article in its original context from MaPage 3 Buy Reprints.

View on timesmachine. In a footnote in Molengraaff's book on Transvaal geology () he states that information was given to him by Mr. Dorffel, engineer to Henderson's Transvaal Estates, Ltd., a company owning all of the deposits of cobalt discovered up to that time in the Transvaal.

Transvaal: Further Correspondence Relating to Labour in the Transvaal Mines, (in Continuation of (CD. ) January, ) (Classic Reprint) [Office, Great Britain Colonial] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Transvaal: Further Correspondence Relating to Labour in the Transvaal Mines, (in Continuation of (CD.

) January. This is an outstanding book which tells the story of South Africa from the 19th century up to the mid 20th century.

Most of the book focuses on the two men: Cecil Rhodes and Paul Kruger. Rhodes was a diamond and gold mining entrepreneur who later became prime minister of the Cape Colony.

Kruger was the president of the Transvaal Republic of the 4/5. Filed under: Transvaal (South Africa) -- History -- War of The Transvaal War, (Edinburgh and London: W.

Blackwood and sons, ), ed. by Lady Bellairs (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Items below (if any) are from related and. SOUTH AFRICA. Correspondence & Returns as to Retrenchments in the Transvaal & Orange River Colony Public Services, the South African Constabulary, & Central South African Railways Administration within the period 1st Julyto 30th June Cd.

Blue Book Report]. About this Item: October 21st Original Antique Print taken from the Illustrated London News: ' Transvaal War - Defences of the Kimberley Diamond Mines - Old Dutch Gateway, Castle, Cape Town. ' Overall size of this Full Page print is approx 40cm x 28cm with large margins, perfect for mounting for home, business, interior decorators, hotels, pubs, boardrooms and restaurants.

The first great "Lost World" action-adventure, a precursor to Indiana Jones H. Rider Haggard's King Solomon's Mines has entertained generations of readers since its first publication in Following a mysterious map of dubious reliability, a small group of men trek into southern Africa in search of a lost friend-and a lost treasure, the fabled mines of King Solomon/5(28).

Johannesburg is well into its second century and at a time when it seems that the roots of Johannesburg’s past are being altered, the physical landscape shifting and the street names honouring the city’s pioneers reflecting new histories, it is timely to pull out a book published at the turn of the twentieth century and engage with some early history.

Filed under: Diamond mines and mining -- South Africa The Diamond Fields of Southern Africa (Johannesburg: The Transvaal Leader, ), by Percy A. Wagner (page images at HathiTrust) Diamond Mines of South Africa (2 volumes; New York: B.

F. The gold mines of the world containing concise and pratical advice for investors gathered from a personal inspection of the mines of the Transvaal, India, West Australia, Queensland, New Zealand, British Columbia, and Rhodesia.

This book, The gold mines of Brand: Baxter St.History. In the South African School of Mines was founded in years later, inthe school was moved to Johannesburg and was renamed the Transvaal Technical Institute. The school's name changed yet again in to Transvaal University on: Johannesburg and Pretoria, Gauteng, South .