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CONTENTS

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THE SECOND VOLUME.

CHAPTER XXIX.

AUTHENTICITY AND GENERAL CHARACTER OF THE HISTORY OF BÓRNU.

Documents.-Beginning of written History.-Pedigree of the Bórnu Kings.-

Chronology.-Harmony of Facts.—The Séfuwa Dynasty.—Ebn Khaldún.--

Makrízí and Esbn Batuta.-Surprising Accuracy of the Chonicle of Bórnu.-

Statement of Leo Africanus.-Berber Origin of the Séfuwa.-Form of Govern-

ment.--The Berber Race.-The Queen Mother.-Indigenous Tribes.—The

Tedá or Tebu.—The Soy.—Epochs of Bórnu History.-Greatest Power.-De-

cline of the Bórnu Empire.-The Kánemiyin....................................Page 15

CHAPTER XXX.

THE CAPITAL OF BÓRNU.

My Friends.—The Arab Ahmed bel Mejúb.-The Púllo I'brahím from the Sene-

gal. - Dangerous Medical Practice. — Ahmed the Traveler. — My Bórnu

Friends.—The Vizier el Háj Beshir; his Career; his Domestic Establishment;

his Leniency.-Debts of the Mission paid.—The English House.—Plague of

Insects. — Preparations for a Journey. — Character of Kúkawa. — The two

Towns.-The great Market.—Business and Concourse.-Defective Currency.

- Prices of Provisions.-Fruits.-Camels.--Horses.—Want of native Industry.

-Bórnu Women.—Promenade.........

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CHAPTER XXXI.

THE tsád.

Character of the Road to Ngórnu.—Ngórnu.-Searching the Tsád.—Longer Ex-

cursion.-Character of the Shores of the Tsád.—The Búdduma and their
Boats.-Fresh Water.-Swampy Plains.-Boats of the Búdduma again.-
Maduwári.-Dress of the Sugúrti.-Account of the Lake. Shores of the Creek.
-Sóyorum.-Káwa. Return to Kúkawa.–Servants dismissed.—Mohammed

Titiwi, the auspicious Messenger.-Slave-caravan.-Announcement of Rainy

Season.-Ride to Gawange.--Mr. Overweg's Arrival.-Meeting.-Property re-

stored.—Mercantile Intrigues.—The Sheikh's Relatives.-Messengers from

A'damáwa.—Anticipated Importance of the Eastern. Branch of the Niger.

Proposed Journey to A'damáwa.....

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THE SECONIT

CHAPTER AUTHENTICITY AND GENERAL CEALE IFE Documents.—Beginning of writte Eis

Chronology.—Harmony of Facts-pre Makrízí and Ebn Batúta.—SUDE:15 am Statement of Leo Africanos.- Bervere ment.—The Berber Race. The zee. Dopo Tedá or Tebu.—The Soy.—Epoche o ir cline of the Bórnu Empire.–Tus Inn

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TEE CATE bar My Friends.—The Arab Ahmec ie Erinn gal. — Dangerous Medical Practas, si Friends.—

The Vizier el Haj Bear is 'n his Leniency.- Debts of the Mastet Insects. - Preparations for su

Towns. The great Marketing -Prices of Provisions.-Fruit-Bórn Women-Promenate

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