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Next, those of their number who lived in Lydenburg district (where the gold fields now are) set up a Republic, with a President and Volksraad, or popular assembly.
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On the borders of Lydenburg district there lived a powerful chief named Secocoeni.
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Meanwhile the inhabitants of Lydenburg were filled with alarm, and again and again petitioned the Governors of the Cape and Natal for assistance.
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On the 9th May 1881, an affidavit was sworn to by the Rev. John Thorne, curate of St. John the Evangelist, Lydenburg, Transvaal, and presented to the Royal Commission appointed to settle Transvaal affairs, in which he states:-"That I was appointed to the charge of a congregation in Potchefstroom, about thirteen years ago, when the Republic was under the presidency of Mr. Pretorius.
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In accordance with these orders, Colonel Anstruther marched from Lydenburg, a town about 180 miles from Pretoria, on the 5th December, with the headquarters and two companies of the 94th Regiment, being a total of 264 men, three women, and two children, and the disproportionately large train of thirty-four ox-waggons, or an ox-waggon capable of carrying five thousand pounds' weight to every eight persons.
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Besides the main garrison at Pretoria there were forts defended by soldiery and loyals at the following places:-Potchefstroom, Rustenburg, Lydenburg, Marabastad, and Wakkerstroom, none of which were taken by the Boers.
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Lord Kimberley, acting under pressure put upon him by members of the Aborigines Protection Society, instructed the Commission to consider the advisability of severing the districts of Lydenburg and Zoutpansberg, and also a strip of territory bordering on Zululand and Swazieland from the Transvaal, so as to place the inhabitants of the first two districts out of danger of maltreatment by the Boers, and to interpose a buffer between Zulus, and Swazies, and Boer aggression, and _vice versa_. The Boer leaders had, it must be remembered, acquiesced in the principle of such a separation in the preliminary peace signed by Sir Evelyn Wood and themselves.
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The road passed close by the military camp at Lydenburg, into which he was called.
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The Rev. J. Thorne, the English clergyman at Lydenburg, describes this murder in an affidavit in the following words:- "That I was the clergyman who got together a party of Englishmen and brought down the body of Mr. Green who was murdered by the Boers and buried it.
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Examples of Lydenburg

Example #1
This example was followed by the other white inhabitants of the country, who formed another Republic and elected another President, with Pretoria for their capital.
Example #2
First they tried a system of Commandants, with a Commandant-general, but this does not seem to have answered.
Example #3
Between this chief and the Transvaal Government difficulties arose in the beginning of 1876 on the usual subject-land.
Example #4
And now I come to the last and most imminent native difficulty that at the time faced the Republic.
Example #5
Their fears were, however, to a great extent groundless, for, with the exception of occasional cattle-lifting, Secocoeni did not follow up his victory.
Example #6
For the first time in the history of that country the white man had been completely worsted by a native tribe, and that tribe wretched Basutus, people whom the Zulus call their "dogs.