1897R.S.S. Baden-PowellMatabele Campaign 14A native ‘reed-dance’ was going on in the ‘stadt’, as they call the native town.
1897‘F. Macnab’On Veldt & Farm 126The journey is 618 miles from Mafeking to the chief’s staat on Lake N’Gami.
1899Mafeking Mail 1 Nov.The Colonel Commanding having made a careful inspection of the defences of the town and the native stadt, is now of opinion that no forces that the Boers are likely to bring against us could possibly affect an entrance at any point.
1905W.H. Tooke inFlint & GilchristScience in S. Afr. 91These houses are not clustered in little groups like the kraals of the Kafirs, but form large towns or ‘stads,’..such as Kolobeng, Shoshong, Palachwe.
1913Stat. of Union 446The Governor-General may make regulations for preventing the overcrowding of huts and other dwellings in the stadts, native villages and settlements.
1929D. ReitzCommando 130Our first day’s trek brought us to the big native stad of a local chief named Koos X.
a1936E.N. MaraisSoul of Ape (1973) 95The visit of a trader to a stat was invariably followed by numerous deaths directly due to acute alcohol-poisoning.
1941A.G. BeeKalahari Camp Fires (1943) 63This is the only native stad (town or village) of any size on the southern side of the river until one arrives at Segomi’s Stad thirty miles north of Lake N’Gami.
1942S. CloeteHill of DovesGlossary, Stad, Village, town, or collection of native huts.
1948O. WalkerKaffirs Are Lively 79Far more primitive were the one or two stads, or main kraals, of Bavenda chiefs like Rasengane.
1948H.C. Bosman inL. AbrahamsUnto Dust (1963) 52During the rest of the time that he remained head of the tribe, he would not allow a white man to enter his stat again.
1950C. BullockMashona & Matabele 200The enormous aggregations known as ‘stats’ in Bechuanaland.
1920S.M. MolemaBantu Past & Present 283On May 13th the young Boer leader was right in the town of Mafeking with 300 men. He had effected entry by marching up the bed of the Molopo River.., which runs through the native staadt.
1935R.S. GodleyKhaki & Blue 73This attack was pressed home with great determination, the native staad just on the outskirts of the town..being captured.
1949E. HellmannHandbk on Race Rel. 535At Mafeking 200 Natives were enrolled to assist in the defence of the Native stad which was in the danger zone of the defences.
1957D. Grinnell-MilneBaden-Powell at Mafeking 27A valuable prize: with its railway material and workshops, its well-filled stores, its cattle, its cash in the bank and its nearby native stad.
1968L.G. GreenFull Many Glorious Morning 191Mafeking..once a frontier settlement round a market square..is now a flourishing town and railway depot with the Baralong stad a mile away.
[1987Star 5 Sept. 11Snowy de Witt was told..that Casper was living in the kaffer stat with his wife Naledi and their little girl.]
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