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Author's faithful Servant, Demba, is seized by Ali's Order, and sent back into
Slavery.- Ali returns to his Camp, and permits the Author to remain at Jarra,
who, thenceforward, meditaies his Escape.- Daisy, King of Kaarta, approaching
with his Army towards Jarra, the Inhabitants quit the town, and the Author
accompanies them in their Flight.— A Party of Moors overtake him at Queira.-
He gets away from them at Daybreak :-is again pursued by another Party, and
robbed; but finally effects his Escape.
The Author feels great Joy at his Deliverance, and proceeds through the Wilderness,
E. S. E.; but finds his Situation very deplorable.--Suffers greatly from Thirst,
and faints on the Sand : -recovers, and makes another Effort to push forwurd.
Is providentially relieved by a Fall of Rain.- Arrives at a Foulah Village,
where he is refused Relief by the Dooty; but obtains Food from a poor Woman.-
Continues his Journey through the Wilderness, and the next Day lights on another
Foulah Village, where he is hospitably received by one of the Shepherds.- Arrives
on the thiril Duy at a Negro town called llawra, tributary to the King of
The Author proceeds to Wassibuo—is joined by some fugitive Kaartans, who accom-
pany him in his Route through Bambarru.-Discovers the Niger.--Some Account
of Sego, the Capitul of Bamburra.-Mansong, the King, refuses to see the
Author, but sends him a Present. —Great Hospitality of a Negro Wornan. p. 181
Government of Manding.–The Author's Reception by the Mansa, or chief Man
of Sibidooloo, who takes Measures for the Recovery of his Horse and Effects. -
The Construction of the Geography continued.
Construction of the New Map of North Africa.- New Arrangement of the Course of
the Nile-Its distant Fountain yet unexplored by Europeans.-A central Position
in Africa, determined.-Edrisi's Line of Distance, consistent.--Errors of Leo.
The Subject continued_Course of the River Niger, at large—has no Communication
with the Nile-Ptolemy's Description of it consistent.
Observations on the physical and political Geography of North Africa, Naturally
divisible into three Parts-Productive in Gold-Boundary of the Moors and
Negroes-the Foulahs, the Leucæthiopes of the Ancients.