Travels In Morocco - Volume 2 of 2 - By James Richardson



















































 - TRAVELS IN MOROCCO,

BY THE LATE JAMES RICHARDSON,

AUTHOR OF A MISSION TO CENTRAL AFRICA,
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TRAVELS IN MOROCCO,

BY THE LATE JAMES RICHARDSON,

AUTHOR OF "A MISSION TO CENTRAL AFRICA," "TRAVELS IN THE DESERT OF SAHARA," &C.

EDITED BY HIS WIDOW.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

CONTENTS OF THE SECOND VOLUME.

CHAPTER I.

The Mogador Jewesses. - Disputes between the Jew and the Moor. - Melancholy Scenes. - The Jews of the Atlas. - Their Religion. - Beautiful Women. - The Four Wives. - Statues discovered. - Discrepancy of age of married people. - Young and frail fair ones. - Superstition respecting Salt. - White Brandy. - Ludicrous Anecdote.

CHAPTER II.

The Maroquine dynasties. - Family of the Shereefian Monarchs. - Personal appearances and character of Muley Abd Errahman. - Refutation of the charge of human sacrifices against the Moorish Princes. - Genealogy of the reigning dynasty of Morocco. - The tyraufc Yezeed, (half Irish). - Muley Suleiman, the "The Shereeff of Shereefs." - Diplomatic relations of the Emperor of Morocco with European Powers. - Muley Ismael enamoured with the French Princess de Conti. - Rival diplomacy of France and England near the Maroquine Court. - Mr. Hay's correspondence with this Court on the Slave-trade. - Treaties between Great Britain and Morocco; how defective and requiring amendment. - Unwritten engagements.

CHAPTER III.

The two different aspects by which the strength and resources of the Empire of Morocco may be viewed or estimated. - Native appellation of Morocco. - Geographical limits of this country. - Historical review of the inhabitants of North Africa, and the manner in which this region was successively peopled and conquered. - The distinct varieties of the human race, as found in Morocco. - Nature of the soil and climate of this country. - Derem, or the Atlas chain of mountains. - Natural products. - The Shebbel, or Barbary salmon; different characters of exports of the Northern and Southern provinces. - The Elaeonderron Argan. - Various trees and plants. - Mines. - The Sherb-Errech, or Desert-horse.

CHAPTER IV.

Division of Morocco into kingdoms or States, and zones or regions. - Description of the towns and cities on the Maroquine coasts of the Mediterranean and Atlantic waters. - The Zafarine Isles. - Melilla. - Alhucemas. - Penon de Velez. - Tegaza. - Provinces of Rif and Garet. - Tetouan. - Ceuta. - Arzila. - El Araish. - Mehedia. - Salee. - Rabat. - Fidallah. - Dar-el-Beidah. - Azamour. - Mazagran. - Saffee. - Waladia.

CHAPTER V.

Description of the Imperial Cities or Capitals of the Empire. - El-Kesar. - Mequinez. - Fez. - Morocco. - The province of Tafilett, the birth-place of the present dynasty of the Shereefs.

CHAPTER VI.

Description of the towns and cities of the Interior, and those of the Kingdom of Fez. - Seisouan. - Wazen. - Zawiat. - Muley Dris. - Sofru. - Dubdu. - Taza. - Oushdah. - Agla. - Nakbila. - Meshra. - Khaluf. - The Places distinguished in. Morocco, including Sous, Draka, and Tafilett. - Tefza. - Pitideb. - Ghuer. - Tyijet. - Bulawan. - Soubeit - Meramer. - El-Medina. - Tagodast. - Dimenet. - Aghmat. - Fronga. - Tedmest. - Tekonlet. - Tesegdelt. - Tagawost. - Tedsi Beneali. - Beni Sabih. - Tatta and Akka. - Mesah or Assah. - Talent. - Shtouka. - General observations on the statistics of population. - The Maroquine Sahara.

CHAPTER VII.

London Jew-boys. - Excursion to the Emperor's garden, and the Argan Forests. - Another interview with the Governor of Mogador on the Anti-Slavery Address. - Opinion of the Moors on the Abolition of Slavery.

CHAPTER VIII.

El-Jereed, the Country of Dates.

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