Inventory of the archives of the Secretary, Council of Police, 1649 - 1795
Instructions
2333 - 2354
Memorials and Instructions
1657 - 1795
 
2333
1657 Apr 16 - 1662 Sept 22
 
Contains a register on the instructions in vol C2333 - C2336.
2334
1663 Apr 16 - 1671 Feb 23
 
2335
1671 Feb 23 - 1682 Apr 24
 
2336
1682 Apr 24 - 1685 Jul 16
 
2337
1673 Apr 19 - 1677 Mar 6
 
Not in chronological order.
Also contains an instruction dated 20 Feb 1667.
2338
1677 May - 1682 Jul 8
 
Not in chronological order.
Contains undated instructions to the captains of the Voorhout and Quartel re a voyage to Madagascar in front in the volume.
2339
1682 Aug 11 - 1685 Nov 3
 
Not in chronological order.
2340
1686 Jun 19 - 1707 Jan 18
 
Contains a register on vols C2340 - C2341.
Abraham Diemen's report to governor WA van der Stel re the expedition against deserters, dated 23 Mar 1701 can be found in front in the volume.
Also contains a report of Athanas Garel on Maskarene, dated 30 Oct 1691.
The instructions dated 1 Apr 1699 has been found between those of 10 May 1699 and 27 May 1699.
2341
1708 Apr 19 - 1722 Dec 28
 
Also contains an instruction, dated 14 Nov 1705, which has been bound in after the instructions of Sept 1711.
Not in chronological order.
2342
1747 Aug 22 - 1751 Apr 27
 
Contains a register on the instructions in vols C2342 - C2345.
Also contains two extracts from the instructions of the Council of India for ships' officers, dated 3 Jul 1743 and an extract from the resolutions of the Council of Policy, dated 7 Nov 1748.
Also contains the following undated records: an instruction for lieutenant Dirk Mol, commander of the Fortuijn; instructions for ships arriving in Table Bay; and the ships' signals used in Table Bay.
2343
1751 Jun 22 - 1752 Dec 18
 
Contains the following undated records: instructions to preserve bird carcases during ships' voyages. Arnoldus Maasdorp's instructions to determine direction; and regulations for explorers. Also contains an undated French record.
2344
1753 May 12 - 1758 May 9
 
Contains extracts from the instructions of the Council of India for ships' officers, dated 3 Jul 1743 and 7 Dec 1756 and from the resolutions of the Council of Policy, dated 7 Nov 1748.
2345
1758 Sept 9 - 1764 Dec 27
 
2346
1775 Jan 5 - 1777 Jun 28
 
Contains a register on instructions in vols C2346 - C2347.
2347
1777 Oct 14 - 1782 Dec 31
 
2348
1783 Jan 20 - 1785 Jun 3
 
Contains a register on instructions in vols C2348 - C2350.
Contains a French record by governor Van Plettenberg and his council, dated 3 Apr 1784, as well as one dated 12 Jun 1784.
2349
1785 Sept 28 - 1786 Sept 9
 
Contains a French record, dated 3 Mar 1786.
2350
1786 Sept 11 - Dec 12
 
Contains three undated instructions at the back of the volume.
2351
1787 Jan 29 - 1789 Apr 9
 
2352
1789 Apr 15 - 1791 Nov 23
 
2353
1792 Apr 7 - 1793 Jun 25
 
Two undated instructions have been bound in between those of 8 May and 8 June 1792.
2354
1793 Jun 25 - 1795 Apr 16
 
2355
Instructions of commissioner HA van Rheede
1686 Jul 16
 
2356
Instructions of commissioner J van Steelant
1713 Apr 5
 
2357 - 2358
Instructions of commissioner GW van Imhoff with annexure
1743 Feb 25
 
2357
-
 
With a register.
Also contains annexures and a copy of Van Imhoff's letter to the Council XVII, dated 25 Feb 1743.
2358
-
 
Copies of the instructions in vol C2357.
Contains no annexures.
2359 - 2360
Diverse instructions and Proclamations
1732 - 1798
 
2359
1732 Feb 18 - 1793 Okt 23
 
Contains copies of proclamations dated 18 Feb 1732, 11 Oct 1740, 16 Nov 1762, 3 Sept 1771 and 23 Oct 1793 (with an English translations); an extract from the article letter of the VOC, dated 4 Sept 1742; an extract from an ordinance of the Council of India re judicial and notarial affairs, dated 26 May 1750; an extract from the instructions for the hail of commissioner Joan Gideon Loten at the Cape, 1750; instructions for the hail of the lord McCartney during his visit to the Cape, dated 24 Dec 1792.
2360
1798 Aug 20
 
Contains instructions for the Court of Justice in Batavia, dated 20 Aug 1798, as well as undated instructions for the town drummer and fragmentary instructions for the burgher watch, dated 5 Dec 1748 - 2 Nov 1774.
2361
Register on Instructions
1657 - 1784
 
Contains a register on the instructions in vols C2333 - C2347 and a part of the instructions in vols C2348 - C2350.
Contains a synopsis which was compiled at a later stage.
Also contains: a list of travel diaries of land and sea travels, 1655 - 1770; important records in the attestation books, 1652 - 1753; a list of important annexures to letters despatched, 1716 - 1763; a list of important annexures to letters received 1652 - 1715.
2362 - 2367
Instructions from Holland and Batavia
1652 - 1766
 
2362
Chapter 1, Sections 1 - 11
Contains an alphabetical and subject register of vol C2362 - C2367.
Contains a note of GH Goetz, dated 7 Nov 1795, in front of the volume.
2363
Chapter 1, section 12 - chapter 10, section 2
2364
Chapter 10, section 3 - chapter 17, section 1
2365
Chapter 17, section 2 - chapter 20, section 4
2366
Chapter 20, section 5 - chapter 26, section 1
2367
Chapter 26, section 2 - 13
2368 - 2372
Instructions from Holland and Batavia
1652 - 1740
 
2368
Chapter 1, section 1 - chapter 6, section 4
On the title page of the contents of this volume has been incorrectly indicated as a register of records of the Secretary, Council of Policy.
Contains a register of the records in vols C2368 - C2372.
The instructions in this volume are copies of the instructions for the period 1652 - 1740 in vols C2362 - C2367.
2369
Chapter 6, section 5 - chapter 15, section 9
2370
Chapter 16, section 1 - chapter 20, section 3
2371
Chapter 20, section - chapter 25, section 2
2372
Chapter 26, section 1 - 11
Chapter 26, sections 12 - 13, could not be traced.
Additions to the instructions from Holland and Batavia for the period 1740 - 1749 has been removed from vol C720 (C2377) and placed at the back of this volume.
2373 - 2375
Instructions from Holland and Batavia
1652 - 1737
 
2373
A - C
Contains an alphabetical register on vols C2373 - C2375.
2374
C - P
2375
P - Z
2376
Instructions from Holland and Batavia
1749 - 1757
 
Contains an alphabetical register.
2377 - 2379
Instructions from Holland and Batavia
1657 - 1786
 
2377
1657 - 1765
 
With an alphabetical register on instructions for the period 1757 - 1767.
See note under 2373.
2378
1765 - 1772
 
Contains a register on the instructions for the period 1767 - 1777. Also contains an extract from a letter of the Council of XVII, dated 10 Oct 1754.
2379
1772 - 1786
 
Contains a register on the instructions for the period 1777 - 1786.
2380
Instructions from Holland and Batavia
1602 - 1740
 
Contains an alphabetical register at the back of the volume.
2381
Instructions from Holland and Batavia
1678 - 1760
 
With an alphabetical register at the back of the volume.
2382
Instructions from Holland and Batavia
1749 - 1787
 
Contains an alphabetical register on the instructions in volumes C2382 - C2383.
2383
Instructions from Holland and Batavia
1749 - 1787
 
An alphabetical register on the instructions in volumes c2382 - C2383, which previously consisted of a separate volume (C781, old no), has been placed at the back of this volume.
2384 - 2390
Instructions for Bengal
1657 - 1743
 
2384
Chapter 1 - 4
1657 - 1743
 
Contains a synopsis and alphabetical register on the instructions in vols C2384 - C2390.
2385
Chapter 5 - 10
1657 - 1742
 
2386
Chapter 11 - 17
1657 - 1742
 
2387
Chapter 18 - 20
1657 - 1742
 
2388
Chapter 21 - 23
1657 - 1742
 
2389
Chapter 24 - 30
1657 - 1742
 
2390
Chapter 30 - 35
1657 - 1742