A Story of the Native Wars, by an Aged Fingo


A Story of the Native Wars, by an Aged Fingo

Scope and Content

[Source - Henry Fagan for EMANDULO, 2020: A digital version of a translated article based on testimony provided by Platje Mhlanga, with the details checked by Mahlutshana and Nomgonjo. The article was edited by an unknown Englishman who signed off using the letter 'T'. It was published from pages 248-252 of Cape Monthly Magazine volume 14, January to June 1877].



A Story of the Native Wars, by an Aged Fingo

[ Source of title : FHYA using Platje Mhlanga's material ]

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Creative Commons License: CC BY-NC-ND https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

Archival History

[Source - Henry Fagan for EMANDULO, 2020: Interlocution by Platje Mhlanga, with assistance from Mahlutshana and Nomgonjo, circa February 1877. Translated by an unnamed 'native' schoolmaster circa February 1877. Edited by an unknown 'Englishman' in February 1877. Published in volume 14 of Cape Monthly Magazine, January to June 1877. A copy of the magazine was acquired by University of Pretoria Library circa August 1940. The magazine was digitised in 2016 by Internet Archive using funding provided by University of Pretoria Library Services. A copy was acquired by FHYA in June 2021. Mhlanga's article was taken out from the magazine and uploaded by Benathi Marufu for EMANDULO in August 2021.]

Event Actor Event Type Event Date Event Description
Five Hundred Year Archive (FHYA) Online curation 2021 - Digitised by Internet Archive in 2016 with funding from University of Pretoria, Library Services
University of Pretoria Library Custody 1877 Additional interlocution by Mahlutshana and Nomgonjo
Cape Monthly Magazine Publication c. February 1877
Platje Mhlanga Interlocution c. February 1877
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