Cape-Town.—Extract of a Letter from Mr. B. Shaw, Dated June 23d, 1823
Hydrography, Exploration, Imperialism
Describes meeting William F Owen at the house of John Philip. Reports: 'Capt. Owen has been surveying the Eastern Coast of Africa, and has taken possession, in the name of his Majesty, of a large tract of country which was willingly ceded to him by the natives, in the vicinity of Delagoa-Bay' (760).
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