n Kleio - The First World War in Africa, Hew Strachan : book review
|Article Title||The First World War in Africa, Hew Strachan : book review|
|© Publisher:||UNISA Press|
|Publication Date||Jan 2006|
|Pages||122 - 123|
Extracted from text ... `non-white' missionaries was one Maart van Mosambiek. He belonged to Vos, who converted (but did not emancipate) him. Around the turn of the century, Maart proselytised the slaves of Roodezand, but when Vos returned to Europe in 1802, he was sold to the SAMS who used him to labour among his fellow slaves in Cape Town. In 1808 he joined van der Kemp who managed, finally, to have him emancipated and baptised. Changing his name to Andreas Verhoogd, he remained at Bethelsdorp for the rest of his life, and for a time both he and Corner worked there. The first ..
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