The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile And Explorations of the Nile Sources by Sir Samuel W. Baker









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BAD RECEPTION AT GONDOKORO.

Reports of Speke and Grant - The Bari Tribe - Description of the Natives
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BAD RECEPTION AT GONDOKORO.

Reports of Speke and Grant - The Bari Tribe - Description of the Natives - Effects of poisoned Arrows - Hostility of the

Bari Tribe - Atrocities of the Trading Parties - Lawlessness at Gondokoro-A Boy shot - The first Mutiny - Decision of my Wife - The Khartoum Escort - Arrival of Speke and Grant - Gladness at meeting them - Their Appearance - Speke and Grant's Discoveries - Another Lake reported to exist - Speke's Instructions - Arrange to explore the Luta N'zige - Scarcity at Gondokoro - Speke and Grant depart to Khartoum

CHAPTER III.

GUN ACCIDENT.

Gun Accident - Birds ruin the Donkeys - Arrangement with Mahommed - His Duplicity - Plot to obstruct my Advance - The Boy Saat - History of Saat - First Introduction to Saat - Turned out by Mistake - Saat's Character - Something brewing - Mutiny of Escort - Preparation for the worst - Disarm the Mutineers - Mahommed's Desertion - Arrangement with Koorshid Aga - The last Hope gone - Expedition ruined - Resolution to advance - Richarn faithful - Bari Chief's Report - Parley with Mutineers - Conspiracy again - Night Visit of Fadeela - "Quid pro Quo" - "Adda," the Latooka - Arrange to start for Latooka - Threats of Koorshid's People - Determination to proceed - Start from Gondokoro - My own Guide.

CHAPTER IV.

FIRST NIGHT'S MARCH.

Bivouacking - Arrival at Belignan - Attempts at Conciliation - I shame my Men - The March - Advantages of Donkeys - Advice for Travellers - Want of Water - A forced March - Its Difficulties - Delays on the Road - Cleverness of the Donkeys - Party dead-beat - Improvidence of Monkey - We obtain Water - Native Tit-Bits - Surrounded by Natives - Cross-Examination - Recognition of the Chief - Interest of Natives - The Monkey Wallady - We leave Tollogo - The Ellyria Pass - A Race for Ellyria - Ellyrian Villages palisaded - Outmarched by the Turks - Ibrahim and his Men - Attempt at Reconciliation - Diplomacy - Peace established - Arrive at Ellyria - Legge, the Chief of Ellyria - Presents to Ibrahim - Legge's Intemperance - Violent Storm - No Supplies - Formation of Skulls.

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