Hewett, British consul, arrived with a mission to annex the country to Great Britain.'
Though too late to secure King Bell's territory, Mr Hewett concluded treaties with all the neighbouring chiefs, but the British government decided to recognize the German claim not only to Bell town, but to the whole Cameroon region.
Hewett for the seizure bf the Suez canal.
This latter act was greatly resented by the Abyssinians, for by a treaty concluded with a British and Egyptian mission under Admiral Hewett and Mason Pasha 2 in the previous year, free transit of goods was to be allowed through this port.
C. Hewett, Geography of Tennessee (no place, 1878).