Burgers himself left the Transvaal a disappointed, heart-broken man, and a deathbed statement published some time after his decease throws a lurid light on the intrigues which arose before and after annexation.
On his deathbed remorse seized him; he bestowed his goods on the poor, restored unjust gains, freed his slaves, and every third day till his death listened to the reading of the Koran.
His so-called deathbed confession is not genuine.
On his deathbed Gustavus III.
On his deathbed it is said that Alexander advised his wife to reverse this policy and rely upon the Pharisees.