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Narrative of Four Journeys

into the Country of the Hottentots and Caffrarias in the years 1777, 1778, 1779

William Paterson  (1755-1810)

 

226 pages

illustrated with a map, and 19 copper-plates

1789



A native of Montrose, Scotland, Paterson was intested in botany as a boy.  Paterson was sent to the Cape Colony by the wealthy and eccentric Countess of Strathmore to collect plants, he arrived in Table Bay on board the "Houghton" in May 1777.  He made four trips into the interior between May 1777 and March 1780, when he departed.  In 1789 Paterson published Narrative of Four Journeys into the Country of the Hottentots and Caffraria, which he dedicated to Sir Joseph Banks.

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