1797Lady A. BarnardLett. to Henry Dundas (1973) 86There was a large opening in the roof I begun to congratulate her on its being a trap door and that we should see half a dozen dutchmen swinging her up to the regions above before morning.
1820W. Shaw Diary. 11 JuneA journey over the rocks & hills of Africa, in a waggon drawn by oxen — and driven by Dutchmen, but Praise the Lord — not a bone is broken.
1827G. ThompsonTrav. 234The same acts of rapacity and cruelty which marked the progress of the Spaniard in Mexico and Peru, and of the Englishman in North America, have merely been acted over again by the Dutchman in Southern Africa.
1838F. Owen Letter to Church Missionary Society. (Killie Campbell Africana Library KCM53500)Two Dutchmen who are here at present intend setting off for the Boers camp tomorrow.
1841B. ShawMemorials 96You once told me that our names did not stand in the book, and that the gospel did not..belong to us Namacquas. Will you now tell me master, whether the name of Dutchman or Englishman, is to be found in it?
1855J.W. ColensoTen Weeks in Natal 195I seemed to hear the sound..of the driver’s voice, lecturing and scolding his oxen.., of whom the worst is generally by the Dutchmen called England, and gets more than an ordinary share of abuse and beating.
1875J.J. BissetSport & War 23Hintza used to ride his own horse,..presented to him..by Piet Uys, a celebrated Dutchman.
1882J. NixonAmong Boers 15The Dutchmen who are seen in Capetown come from the western side of the Great Karroo and are better off and more civilised than their brethren further up country.
1908M.C. BruceNew Tvl 40It sometimes happens that an English woman marries a Dutchman.
1920R. JutaTavern 38She had three daughters...She regarded all as future nuns, as their father would never allow them to marry Cape Dutchmen.
1930L. BarnesCaliban in Afr. 13What the Dutchman trekked away from was always order and good government.
1937M. AlstonWanderings 56The old Dutchman, on whose land we were camping, came along to see how we were faring and was the very soul of kindly helpfulness.
1936A. LezardGold Blast 265Both the Dutchman and the Englishman in South Africa is a fine man. Each has his patriotic emotions.
1949C. BullockRina 26The Afrikaner, or the Dutchman as we called him then, is your true baanbreker.
1975Informant, GrahamstownDutchman. (Not a Hollander).
1987E. Prov. Herald 14 May 2When he had to register for military service he had opposed it because he saw the SADF as ‘the Dutchmen’s’ army.
1992D. Opperman on TV1, 27 May (Bishop’s Beat)When I was at school — and that was only thirteen years ago — I was a Dutchman, a rock-spider, a plank — all the derogatory names that are given to an Afrikaner.
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