Theal, Basutoland Records (Cape Town, 1883); E.
" The result," says Theal, " was utter anarchy.
Theal, History of South Africa, 1834-1854 (London, 1893), with notes on early books on Natal.
In his History of South Africa Theal says: " The community of Lydenburg was accused of attempting to domineer over the whole country, without any other right to pre-eminence than that of being composed of the earliest inhabitants, a right which it had forfeited by its opposi tion to the general weal."
McCall Theal, History of South Africa since 1795 (5 vols., 1908 ed.); for general summaries consult Sir C. P. Lucas, History of South Africa to the Jameson Raid (Oxford, 1899), and F.
McCall Theal states that the ancestors of the tribes living in what is now Natal and Zululand were acquainted with the regimental system and the method of attack in crescent shape formation in the 17th century.
McC. Theal, History of South Africa since 1 795, 5 vols.
" And then, " writes Dr Theal, " was seen forced the strange spectacle of an English commissioner addressing men who wished to be free of British control as the friendly and well-disposed inhabitants, while for those who desired to remain British subjects and who claimed that protection to which they believed themselves entitled he had no sympathizing word."
In the opinion, moreover, of Dr Theal, who has written the history of the Boer Republics and has been a consistent supporter of the Boers, the annexation of Griqualand West was probably in the best interests of the Free State.
McCall Theal, History of South Africa since 1795 [up to 1872], vols.
Theal, History of South Africa (for events down to 1872 only); Sir J.
McC. Theal under the title Records of South Eastern Africa (9 vols., London, 1898-1903).
McCall Theal; the last named has also published records of the Cape from MSS.
McCall Theal, History and Ethnography of Africa south of the Zambesi from ...