Great Namaqualand


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Great Namaqualand

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Great Namaqualand: Various Hottentot tribes 16,850; Total for all races 235,850.
So long ago as the year 1814, the British government (of the Gape of Good Hope) sent one Von Schmelen, a German missionary, to carry on mission work among the Hottentots, living across the Orange River, in Great Namaqualand.
By the year 1867, thriving mission stations had been established at nearly every important centre in Great Namaqualand and Damaraland.