Inventory of the archives of the Secretary, Council of Police, 1649 - 1795
Dr. G.C. de Wet
©2003
Cape Town Archives Repository
This inventory is written in English.
Fonds Specifications
Title
Archives of the Secretary, Council of Police
Period:
1649 - 1795
Fonds Code:
1/1
Extent:
95.65 lin.metre
Repository:
Cape Town Archives Repository
Creator(s):
Council of Police
Abstract:
Contains records covering the entire period of the VOC’s administration of the Cape, 1652 - 1795 and originating from the central ruling body, the Council of Policy. Records include the resolutions (minutes) of the Council; letters received; letters dispatched; journals of the Cape governors; journals of the magistrates of Stellenbosch and Drakenstein and of Swellendam; ships' journals; proclamations and instructions; affidavits; burgher complaints and lease conditions.