Free State Action 1851

A magistrate’s life could be kept very busy back in 1851 if ruffians, escaped prisoners, adulterers, inebriates and horse thieves had their way . .


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2 thoughts on “Free State Action 1851

  1. Hendrik Netmann would not have been the last person to be inebriated on the banks of the Wilge river, the Tugela and others. Miraculously, many of us lived to tell the tale.

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    • Sanks goodness when we did fall in we crawled out shouting More Beer! – Now: When are those magpies gonna start dancing?


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