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Travels in Morocco, Volume 2.   By: (1806-1851)

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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.

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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 El├Žonderron 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. Its hard soil. Salt Lake. Its vast extent. Beautiful Palm trees. The Dates, a staple article of Food. Some Account of the Date Palm. Made of Culture. Delicious Beverage. Tapping the Palm. Meal formed from the Dates. Baskets made of the Branches of the Tree. Poetry of the Palm. Its Irrigation. Palm Groves. Collection of Tribute by the "Bey of the Camp."

CHAPTER IX.

Tour in the Jereed of Captain Balfour and Mr. Reade. Sidi Mohammed. Plain of Manouba. Tunis. Tfeefleeah. The Bastinado. Turkish Infantry... Continue reading book >>




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