Inventory of the archives of the Secretary, Council of Police, 1649 - 1795
Public Notices' Books
2267 - 2294
Placaat (proclamation) books
1652 - 1795
 
The proclamations are published in the Kaapse Plakaatboek, 1652 - 1795 (parts I - IV) by KM Jeffreys and SD Naude (Cape Town, 1944 - 1949).
2267
1652 Apr 9 - 1658 Dec 13
 
The proclamation of 9 Apr 1652 is in a poor physical condition and certain parts are illegible.
The proclamation of 9 Oct is a later copy by GM Theal.
2268
1659 Feb 7 - 1667 Jun 2
 
Contains a register on a part of the proclamations in this volume and a part of the proclamations in vol C2269.
Some of the proclamations are not in chronological order: the proclamation of 31 Oct 1660 has been bound in between those of 23 Jun 1660 and 5 Aug 1660; 15 Jun 1662, between 27 Jan 1663 and 31 May 1663; and 9 Sept 1666 between 24 Nov 1665 and 10 Aug 1666.
2269
1667 Jul 30 - 1675 Sept 28
 
Contains an undated oath for the burgher councils in front in the volume. The proclamation of 20 Feb 1670 has been bound in behind the proclamation of 23 Dec 1670.
2270
1675 Dec 30 - 1686 Apr 25
 
The last proclamation in this volume, dated 25 Apr 1686 has been cancelled. It was a copy of the first proclamation in the next volume.
2271
1686 Apr 25 - 1692 Jan 22
 
Not in chronological order.
2272
1692 Jan 22 - 1696 Feb 13
 
Also contains a criminal judicial roll, dated 17 Jan 1692, a notice, dated 28 Nov 1691, a copy of a proclamation dated 5 Oct 1701 and lease conditions, dated 9 Mar 1699.
Not in chronological order.
2273
1696 Feb 23 - 1702 Oct 27
 
Not in chronological order.
2274
1702 Dec 1 - 1707 Jan 11
 
2275
1707 Jan 11 - 1710 Feb 26
 
Not in chronological order.
2276
1714 Jun 12 - 1719 Jan 24
 
2277
1719 Jan 24 - 1727 Feb 1
 
2278
1727 Feb 1 - 1728 Jul 3
 
2279
1729 Mar 22 - 1734 Nov 2
 
2280
1735 Jan 18 - 1740 Oct 11
 
2281
1740 Oct 25 - 1745 Nov 16
 
2282
1745 Dec 7 - 1753 Dec 24
 
2283
1754 Feb 26 - 1760 Jul 17
 
2284
1760 Aug 7 - 1765 Dec 10
 
2285
1766 Apr 29 - 1775 Feb 16
 
2286
1776 Oct 11 - 1781 Dec 18
 
2287
1782 Jan 18 - 1784 May 18
 
2288
1784 May 18 - 1786 Dec 27
 
A proclamation dated 27 Dec 1786 and announced on 1 Feb 1787 has been removed from vol C686 (new no 2289) and correctly placed in this volume.
2289
1787 Jan 17 - 1790 May 4
 
See note under 2288.
2290
1790 May 4 - 1791 Dec 28
 
2291
1792 Jan 3 - Sept 7
 
2292
1792 Sept 18 - 1793 Apr 22
 
2293
1793 Apr 30 - 1794 Feb 28
 
2294
1794 Mar 5 - 1795 Aug 19
 
2295
Extracts from proclamations
1652 Sept - Apr
 
Includes a register.
The extracts from the proclamations have been arranged alphabetically according to subject.
Pages 114 and 125 - 126 have only been partly preserved.
2296
Proclamations re whale catching and private trade voyages.
1792 Sept 29 - Nov 21
 
Contains the conditions for free trade as stipulated by the Council XVII, dated 21 Mar 1793 and a proclamation re free trade by the Council of India, dated 7 Sept 1792, at the back of this volume.
2297
Regulations
1750 Jan 29 - 1785 Mar 15
 
Includes a register.
Contains regulations and instructions re the various subjects which starts with the letter S. The regulations are mostly compiled from the resolutions of the Council of Policy.
2298 - 2300
Registers on proclamations
1637 - 1798
 
2298
A - H
1637 - 1798
 
2299
I - S
1637 - 1798
 
2300
S - Z
1637 - 1798
 
2301 - 2304
Registers on proclamations
1652 - 1806
 
2301
A - M
1652 - 1806
 
A copy of part A - M of the register on proclamations can be found in vols C2298 - C2300.
2302
A - G
1652 - 1806
 
2303
H - R
1652 - 1806
 
2304
S - Z
1652 - 1806
 
2305 - 2307
Registers on proclamations
1652 - 1806
 
The register on proclamations in vols C2305 - C2307 is a copy, with a few additions, of the register in vols C2302 - C2304.
2305
A - H
1652 - 1806
 
2306
I - R
1652 - 1806
 
2307
S - Z
1652 - 1806
 
2308
Statues of India A - Z
1652 - 1806
 
Contains a register on the resolutions of the Council of Policy for the period 1750 - 1784 at the back of the volume. The register mentioned was previously separately bound in vol C776 (old no).