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The second number notices the threatened labour-famine, and shows how immigration of Chinese, of coolies, and of Zanzibar-men will, when wanted, supply not only the Gold Coast, but also the whole of our unhappy West African stations, miscalled colonies, which are now starving for lack of hands.

The third briefly sketches the history of the Gold-trade in the north-western section of the Dark Continent, discusses the position and the connections of the auriferous Kong Mountains, and suggests the easiest system of 'getting' the precious metal.

This is by shallow working, by washing, and by the 'hydraulicking' which I had studied in California.

The earlier miners have, it is believed, begun at the wrong end with deep workings, shafts, and tunnels; with quartz-crushers, stamps, and heavy and expensive machinery, when flumes and force-pumps would have cost less and brought more.

Our observations and deductions, drawn from a section of coast, will apply if true, as I believe they are, to the whole region between the Assini and the Volta Rivers. I found the Wásá (Wassaw) country, Ancobra section, far richer than the most glowing descriptions had represented it.

Gold and other metals are there in abundance, and there are good signs of diamond, ruby, and sapphire.

Remains to be seen if England has still honesty and public spirit enough to work this old-new California as it should be worked.

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I first dispose of the dangers menaced by Ashanti invasions.

Judged by this test, my little list of discoveries has not been unfavoured of fortune.

Where two purblind fever-stricken men plodded painfully through fetid swamp and fiery thorn-bush over the Zanzibar-Tanganyika track, mission-houses and schools may now be numbered by the dozen.

The fraction of country, twenty-six miles of seaboard out of two hundred, by a depth of sixty--in fact, the valley of the Ancobra River--now (early 1882) contains five working companies.

Upwards of seventy concessions, to my knowledge, have been obtained from native owners, and many more are spoken of.

I first dispose of the dangers menaced by Ashanti invasions.

Judged by this test, my little list of discoveries has not been unfavoured of fortune.

Where two purblind fever-stricken men plodded painfully through fetid swamp and fiery thorn-bush over the Zanzibar-Tanganyika track, mission-houses and schools may now be numbered by the dozen.

The fraction of country, twenty-six miles of seaboard out of two hundred, by a depth of sixty--in fact, the valley of the Ancobra River--now (early 1882) contains five working companies.

Upwards of seventy concessions, to my knowledge, have been obtained from native owners, and many more are spoken of.

Its leading men were the navigators Lanzarote and Gilianez, and Prince Henry 'the Navigator' did not disdain to become a member.