Inventory of the archives of the Secretary, Council of Police, 1649 - 1795
Resolutions
1 - 231
Resolutions
1651 Dec - 1795 Sept
 
Volumes C1 - C121 (previously C1 - C35) have been withdrawn from consultation. Please consult the published series Resolusies van die Politieke Raad, filed in the library of this office under the reference number 968.7 SOU.
1
1651 Dec 30 - 1659 May 27
 
Contains a petition from the free burghers re land dated 27 Aug 1657.
2
1659 May 29 - 1663 Dec 8
 
3
1664 Jan 22 - 1666 Jan 5
 
4
1666 Jan 16 - 1668 Mar 15
 
5
1668 Mar 29 - 1670 Jan 10
 
Contains a resolution of 19 Feb 1670 and a list of questions of Commissioner Mattheus van den Broeck for Commander Jacob Borghorst re conditions at the Cape and the answers of Commander Borghorst.
6
1670 Feb 14 - Dec 17
 
Contains a French letter of P Hackius and others dated 10 Nov 1670 together with a Dutch translation thereof.
7
1671 Jan 2 - 1672 Apr 11
 
8
1672 Apr 13 - 1673 Aug 31
 
Contains two letters dated 14 Nov 1670 and 17 Apr 1672; an agreement re transport work, instructions for the outposts and a list of duties for the officials dated 27 Jun 1672.
9
1674 May 2 - 1676 Sept 9
 
Contains an extract from the minutes of the church council dated 23 Nov 1674.
The resolutions of Jan and Feb 1675 are not in chronological order.
10
1676 Oct 1 - 1677 Apr 12
 
11
1677 May 3 - Nov 23
 
12
1677 Dec 4 - 1678 Apr 18
 
13
1678 Apr 18 - Dec 21
 
Contains a draft minute of the meeting of the Council of Policy of 14 Jun 1678.
14
1679 Jan 1 - 1681 Feb 28
 
15
1681 Feb 28 - 1682 Jun 14
 
16
1682 Jun 19 - 1684 Apr 15
 
17
1684 Apr 18 - 1686 Mar 16
 
18
1686 Apr 25 - 1687 Feb 10
 
The resolutions in vols C18 - C23 are not in chronological order.
19
1687 Mar 6 - 1688 Apr 22
 
The resolutions in vols C18 - C23 are not in chronological order.
20
1688 May 19 - 1691 Feb 12
 
The resolutions in vols C18 - C23 are not in chronological order.
21
1691 Feb 21 - 1693 Jun 3
 
The resolutions in vols C18 - C23 are not in chronological order.
22
1693 Jul 20 - 1697 Oct 19
 
The resolutions in vols C18 - C23 are not in chronological order.
23
1697 Dec 2 - 1699 Dec 29
 
Contains a register on vols. C21 - C23.
Includes an original resolution of 21 Aug 1696.
The resolutions in vols C18 - C23 are not in chronological order.
24
1700 Jan 29 - 1705 Aug 31
 
25
1705 Oct 1 - 1707 Aug 28
 
Contains a protest of senior merchant JC D'Ableing dated 29 Aug 1707.
The last part of the resolution dated 12 Oct 1705, which commences on p.5, continues on p.18.
26
1707 Aug 29 - 1709 Mar 18
 
Contains information re WA van der Stel's wine harvest dated 22 Feb 1708 and a resolution of a combined meeting dated 2 Apr 1708.
27
1709 Mar 20 - 1710 May 20
 
28
1710 Jul 1 - 1711 Apr 13
 
Contains a register on vols. C28 - C30.
Also includes a protest of governor L van Assenburgh dated 13 Sept 1710.
29
1711 Apr 13 - 1712 Aug 12
 
30
1712 Aug 23 - 1713 Apr 3
 
31
1713 Apr 4 - 1714 May 1
 
Contains marginalia for vols. C31 - C33.
32
1714 May 8 - Aug 21
 
33
1714 Aug 28 - 1715 Sept 6
 
34
1715 Sept 10 - Nov 24
 
35
1715 Nov 26 - 1716 Feb 18
 
36
1716 Feb 25 - Mar 16
 
37
1716 Mar 17 - Apr 8
 
Contains marginalia for vols. C34 - C37.
38
1716 Apr 15 - Jul 28
 
Contains marginalia for vols. C38 - C41.
39
1716 Aug 11 - Nov 10
 
40
1716 Nov 17 - 1717 Feb 19
 
41
1717 Feb 23 - Mar 30
 
42
1717 Apr 13 - Aug 24
 
43
1717 Aug 30 - Nov 2
 
44
1717 Nov 16 - 1718 Jan 11
 
45
1718 Jan 18 - Mar 28
 
Contains marginalia for vols. C42 - C45.
46
1718 Apr 5 - Jul 12
 
Contains marginalia for vols. C46 - C48.
47
1718 Jul 26 - Nov 8
 
48
1718 Nov 22 - 1719 Mar 18
 
49
1719 Mar 21 - Aug 1
 
Contains marginalia for vols. C49 - C52.
50
1719 Aug 8 - Oct 11
 
51
1719 Oct 11 - 1720 Jan 12
 
52
1720 Jan 16 - Mar 22
 
53
1720 Apr 2 - Jun 25
 
Contains marginalia for vols. C53 - C55.
54
1720 Jul 2 - Dec 3
 
55
1720 Dec 10 - 1721 Apr 18
 
56
1721 Apr 20 - Aug 30
 
Contains a register on vols. C56 - C58.
57
1721 Sept 2 - Dec 2
 
58
1721 Dec 9 - 1722 Mar 24
 
59
1722 Mar 31 - Jun 16
 
Contains a register on vols. C59 - C64
60
1722 Jun 20 - Oct 13
 
61
1722 Oct 20 - Dec 13
 
62
1722 Dec 15 - 1723 Feb 2
 
63
1723 Feb 9 - 23
 
64
1723 Feb 23 - Mar 16
 
65
1723 Mar 23 - Apr 16
 
Contains a register on vols. C65 - 70.
66
1723 Apr 20 - Jun 29
 
67
1723 Jul 6 - Sept 8
 
68
1723 Sept 12 - Nov 16
 
69
1723 Nov 23 - 1724 Jan 11
 
70
1724 Jan 12 - Mar 24
 
71
1724 Apr 11 - 1725 Mar 31
 
Contains a register.
72
1725 Apr 4 - Jul 31
 
Contains a register on vols. C72 - C74.
73
1725 Aug 7 - Dec 29
 
74
1726 Jan 7 - Mar 5
 
75
1726 Mar 14 - 1727 Jan 22
 
Contains a register.
76
1727 Jan 26 - Apr 1
 
Contains a register on vols. C76 - C78.
77
1727 Apr 4 - Oct 14
 
78
1727 Oct 25 - 1728 Feb 23
 
79
1728 Mar 4 - Apr 27
 
Contains a register on vols. C79 - C81.
80
1728 May 4 - Sept 9
 
81
1728 Sept 16 - 1729 Jan 27
 
82
1729 Feb 1 - Apr 24
 
Contains a register on vols. C82 - C84.
83
1729 May 3 - Sept 8
 
84
1729 Sept 22 - 1730 Jan 10
 
85
1730 Feb 2 - Jun 18
 
Contains a register on vols. C85 - C86.
86
1730 Jul 18 - 1731 Feb 5
 
87
1731 Feb 27 - May 8
 
Contains a register on vols. C87 - C88.
88
1731 May 17 - 1732 Jan 22
 
89
1732 Feb 1 - Apr 30
 
Contains a register on vols. C89 - C91.
90
1732 May 8 - Nov 13
 
91
1732 Nov 14 - 1733 Mar 1
 
92
1733 Mar 12 - Apr 30
 
Contains a register on vols. C92 - C96.
93
1733 May 5 - Dec 3
 
94
1733 Dec 10 - 1734 Mar 8
 
95
1734 Mar 18 - Jul 1
 
96
1734 Jul 1 - Dec 31
 
97
1735 Jan 18 - Mar 8
 
Contains a register on vols. C97 - C101.
98
1735 Mar 21 - Aug 31
 
99
1735 Sept 13 - 1736 Jan 17
 
100
1736 Feb 7 - Jun 26
 
101
1736 Jul 5 - Dec 11
 
102
1737 Jan 14 - Mar 30
 
Contains a register on vols. C102 - C108.
103
1737 Apr 8 - Aug 13
 
104
1737 Aug 16 - Nov 26
 
105
1737 Dec 3 - 1738 Jan 28
 
106
1738 Jan 29 - Apr 3
 
107
1738 Apr 29 - Jul 29
 
108
1738 Aug 12 - Dec 9
 
109
1739 Jan 20 - Mar 13
 
Contains a register on vols. C109 - C112.
110
1739 Mar 21 - Jul 7
 
111
1739 Jul 18 - Oct 29
 
112
1739 Oct 29 - Dec 8
 
113
1740 Jan 5 - Mar 15
 
Contains a register on vols. C113 - C115.
114
1740 Mar 22 - May 24
 
115
1740 May 24 - Dec 27
 
116
1741 Jan 10 - Mar 14
 
Contains a register on vols. C116 - C119.
117
1741 Mar 21 - Apr 25
 
118
1741 Apr 25 - Jun 27
 
119
1741 Aug 1 - Dec 19
 
120
1742 Jan 1 - Dec 18
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
121
1743 Jan 1 - Dec 27
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
122
1744 Jan 7 - Dec 8
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
123
1745 Jan 5 - Dec 30
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
124
1746 Jan 4 - Dec 29
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
125
1747 Jan 12 - Dec 28
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
126
1748 Jan 12 - Dec 30
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
127
1749 Jan 9 - Dec 18
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
128
1750 Jan 8 - Dec 22
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
129
1751 Jan 12 - Dec 30
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
130
1752 Jan 11 - Dec 28
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
131
1753 Jan 9 - Dec 24
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
132
1754 Jan 10 - Dec 31
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
133
1755 Jan 4 - Dec 23
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
134
1756 Jan 7 - Dec 30
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
135
1757 Jan 11 - Dec 27
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
136
1758 Jan 10 - Dec 30
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
137
1759 Jan 4 - Dec 18
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
138
1760 Jan 8 - Dec 23
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
139
1761 Jan 1 - Dec 15
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
140
1762 Jan 5 - Dec 21
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
141
1763 Jan 6 - Dec 27
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
142
1764 Jan 6 - Dec 29
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
143
1765 Jan 10 - Dec 18
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
144
1766 Jan 7 - Dec 16
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
145
1767 Jan 2 - Dec 22
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
146
1768 Jan 8 - Dec 30
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
147
1769 Jan 4 - Dec 19
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
148
1770 Jan 9 - Dec 18
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
149
1771 Jan 5 - Dec 31
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
150
1772 Jan 6 - Dec 15
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
151
1773 Jan 5 - Dec 23
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
152
1774 Jan 11 - Dec 13
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
153
1775 Jan 3 - Dec 27
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
154
1776 Jan 2 - Dec 17
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
155
1777 Jan 14 - Dec 16
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
156
1778 Jan 15 - Dec 28
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
157
1779 Jan 5 - Dec 27
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
158
1780 Jan 4 - Dec 27
 
Vols. C120 - C158 each contain a register.
159
1781 Jan 9 - Jul 4
 
Contains a register on vols. C159 - C160.
160
1781 Jul 4 - Dec 31
 
161
1782 Jan 3 - Mar 5
 
Contains a register on vols. C161 - C163.
162
1782 Mar 5 - Jun 10
 
163
1782 Jun 10 - Dec 31
 
164
1783 Jan 3 - May 13
 
Contains a register on vols. C164 - C165.
165
1783 May 16 - Dec 26
 
166
1784 Jan 6 - Jun 8
 
Contains a register on vols. C166 - C167.
167
1784 Jun 8 - Dec 28
 
168
1785 Jan 4 - Jun 17
 
Contains a register.
169
1785 Jul 13 - Dec 30
 
Contains a register.
170
1786 Jan 6 - Feb 28
 
Contains a register on vols. C170 - C173.
171
1786 Feb 28 - May 30
 
172
1786 Jun 14 - Sept 29
 
173
1786 Sept 29 - Dec 27
 
174
1787 Jan 8 - Jun 20
 
Contains a register.
175
1787 Jun 21 - Sept 18
 
Contains a register on vols. C175 - C176.
176
1787 Sept 18 - Dec 19
 
177
1788 Jan 8 - Apr 4
 
178
1788 Apr 4 - Jun 24
 
179
1788 Jul 8 - Sept 16
 
Contains a register on vols. C179 - C180.
180
1788 Sept 16 - Dec 30
 
181
1789 Jan 13 - Mar 6
 
182
1789 Mar 6 - Jun 30
 
183
1789 Jul 7 - Oct 27
 
184
1789 Nov 13 - Dec 18
 
185
1790 Jan 5 - Mar 12
 
186
1790 Mar 12 - May 4
 
187
1790 May 4 - Jun 29
 
188
1790 Jul 1 - Aug 20
 
189
1790 Aug 20 - Sept 28
 
190
1790 Oct 4 - Dec 18
 
191
1791 Jan 5 - Apr 5
 
192
1791 Apr 9 - May 13
 
193
1791 May 13 - Jun 24
 
194
1791 Jun 29 - Jul 20
 
195
1791 Jul 20 - Aug 19
 
196
1791 Aug 20 - Sept 16
 
197
1791 Sept 16 - Oct 28
 
198
1791 Nov 1 - 29
 
199
1791 Dec 2 - 28
 
200
1792 Jan 3 - Feb 3
 
Vols. C989 - C1071 (Annexures to Letters Received, 3 Jan 1792 - 10 Sept 1795) can be consulted for annexures to the resolutions for the period Jan 1792 - Sept 1795.
201
1792 Feb 7 - Mar 6
 
202
1792 Mar 6 - 27
 
203
1792 Apr 3 - May 1
 
204
1792 May 4 - Jun 26
 
205
1792 Jun 26 - Jul 31
 
206
1792 Aug 3 - Sept 1
 
207
1792 Sept 1 - 29
 
208
1792 Oct 1 - 31
 
209
1792 Nov 2 - 29
 
210
1792 Nov 29 - Dec 28
 
211
1793 Jan 2 - 15
 
212
1793 Jan 15 - Feb 12
 
213
1793 Feb 12 - 27
 
214
1793 Mar 4 - 20
 
215
1793 Mar 20 - Apr 16
 
216
1793 Apr 16 - 30
 
217
1793 Jul 23 - Aug 28
 
Resolutions for the period May - June 1793 are missing.
218
1793 Aug 28 - Sept 30
 
219
1793 Oct 1 - Nov 22
 
220
1793 Nov 22 - Dec 31
 
221
1794 Jan 4 - Feb 4
 
222
1794 Feb 4 - Mar 31
 
223
1794 Apr 2 - May 21
 
224
1794 May 21 - Jul 16
 
225
1794 Jul 16 - Sept 9
 
226
1794 Sept 17 - Nov 11
 
227
1794 Nov 11 - Dec 30
 
228
1795 Jan 9 - Feb 20
 
229
1795 Feb 20 - Apr 10
 
230
1795 Apr 16 - Sept 10
 
The dates of this volume overlap with vol. C231.
An undated resolution of which only the last two pages are preserved, appears between the resolutions of 29 Jun and 9 Jul 1795.
231
1794 Sept 17 - 1795 Sept 16
 
In addition to the ordinary resolutions for the period 11 Jun 1795 - 16 Sept 1795, this volume also contains nine secret resolutions dated 17 Sept 1794; 16 Feb 1795; 20 Feb 1795; 27 Feb 1795; 2 Mar 1795; 8 Apr 1795; 16 Apr 1795; 11 May 1795 and 24 Jun 1795. Also included are the following: Extracts from the secret resolutions of 8 Apr 1795 and 11 May 1795, a signed declaration by secunde van Reede van Oudtshoorn dated 14 Sept 1795 in which he states his reasons why he is not in favour of signing a cease - fire with the English dated 16 Sept 1795.
232 - 233
Register on Resolutions
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232
D - H
233
I - M
234 - 235
Register on Resolutions
1792 Jan 3 - 1793 Dec 27
 
Vols. C234 and C235 contain chronological registers which have been compiled from the marginalia of the resolutions.
234
1792 Jan 3 - Dec 28
 
235
1793 Jan 2 - Dec 27
 
236 - 238
Secret Resolutions
1789 Apr 3 - 1795 May 11
 
236
1789 Apr 3 - 1791 May 13
 
237
1791 May 13 - 1792 Feb 7
 
238
1795 Feb 16 - May 11
 
For the secret resolutions of 17 Sept 1794; 16 Feb 1795; 20 Feb 1795; 27 Feb 1795; 2 Mar 1795; 8 Apr 1795; 16 Apr 1795; 11 May 1795 and 24 Jun 1795 see volume C231 Resolutions for the period 17 Sept 1794 - 16 Sept 1795.
239 - 243
Extracts from Resolutions
1687 Jul 2 - 1795 Aug 12
 
239
Extracts from Resolutions 1687 Jul 2 - 1795 Aug 12
 
Contains extracts from the secret resolutions.
Copies of two letters dated 4 Feb 1820 and 18 Feb 1820 with extracts from the resolutions of 22 Apr 1794 and 23 Oct 1794 attached, have been placed in the Miscellaneous archival group.
240
1753 Dec 13 - 1765 Mar 5
 
241
1756 Aug 31 - 1759 Oct 2
 
Vols. C241 and C242 are not strictly chronological and contain extracts from letters as well as from the resolutions of the Council of India.
242
1788 Sept 27 - 1790 Nov 2
 
243
1791 Jul 8 - 1794 Jan 17
 
Contains only extracts from the resolutions of the dispenser.
244
Index on Extracts from Resolutions
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245 - 252
Houglysche Resolutions
1794 Jan 15 - 1795 Dec 31
 
Since 1676 the VOC had a trading post in Hougly. These resolutions ended up at the Cape by mistake. Register available on vols. C245 - C248.
245
1794 Jan 15 - May 3
 
246
1794 May 3 - Sept 1
 
247
1794 Sept 29 - Dec
 
248
1794 Dec 12 - 31
 
249
1794 Jan 15 - May 3
 
Contains register for vols. C249 - C252.
250
1794 May 3 - Sept 29
 
251
1794 Oct 1 - Nov 15
 
252
1794 Dec 4 - 31