Includes Griquas and Hottentots and non-aboriginal negroes, was only 6686.
Early in the 29th century Griquas established themselves north of the Orange.
Trouble first arose, however, between the Boers and the Griquas in the Philippolis district.
The majority of the white farmers in Kok's territory sent a deputation to the British commissioner in Natal, Henry Cloete, asking for equal treatment with the Griquas, and expressing the desire to come on such terms, under British protection.
Shortly afterwards hostilities between the farmers and the Griquas broke out.
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