Extract Report on the Probable Geographical Position of Harrar; With Some Information Relative to the Various Tribes in the Vicinity

Author(s): W. C. Barker
Source: The Journal of the Royal Geographical Society of London, Vol. 12 (1842), pp. 238-244
Published by: Wiley on behalf of The Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute ofBritish Geographers)
…." On the morning of the fifth day after quitting Errur we ar- rived at Harrar, hacTing travelle(l by daily- marches of about 10 miles. We had water at each halting place; and the people we met with were very civil. " I retnained at Harrar and in the vicinity thereof for six years, (luring which period there were several l)attles fought between the Harrar people an(l the Galla, in one of which I was engaged on the part of the Emir, and recei^7e(1 a spear-wound in my right cheek…..