Inventory of the archives of the Secretary, Council of Police, 1649 - 1795
Diverse Records
2730 - 2734
Liquor Tax: Yearly returns
1717 - 1786
 
2730
1717 Sept - 1744 Aug
 
Mainly pertaining to wine, brandy and malt beer.
Also contains an undated and unsigned contrast for beer and wine leases.
RLR vol 163 contains a similar statement of revenue for 1780 - 1793.
2731
1744 Sept - 1779 Aug
 
2732
1783 Oct - 1784 Feb
 
2734
1785 Sept - 1786 Aug
 
2734 - 2738
Cash Book
1785 - 1790
 
2734
1785 Sept - 1786 Aug
 
2735
1786 Sept - 1787 Jul
 
2736
1787 Sept - 1788 Jul
 
2737
1788 Sept - 1789 Aug
 
2738
1789 Sept - 1790 Feb
 
2739 - 2740
Storekeeper's Journal
1784 - 1793
 
2739
1784 Sept - 1785 Aug
 
2740
1792 Sept - 1793 Aug
 
2741
Income from taxes
1792 Sept - 1794 Aug
 
2742
Shipping Invoice Book
1781 Nov - 1783 Aug
 
Contains invoices for goods shipped into Table Bay.
Due to damage most of the pages are illegible.
2743
Contract with the
1786 Oct 1
 
Drawn up in French, with Dutch marginalia.
A copy of the first four articles have been placed at the back of the volume.
2744 - 1745
Miscellaneous records from military commissioners
1783 - 1795
 
2744
1783 Nov - 1795 Oct
 
Contains several French records and copies, as well as two German records dated 13 Aug 1789 and 6 Oct 1795.
A few undated records from old vol C797a have been placed at the back of the volume.
2745
1795 Jun - Sept
 
Inventory of military supplies provided.
Also contains a copy of an instruction for assistant Van Beek, dated 16 June 1795 and a copy of a petition to AJ Sluysken dated 16 Sept 1795.
2746
Orders for the garrison
1786 Sept - 1791 Feb
 
The instructions in vols C726 (old no) have been brought together in one volume by governor CJ van de Graaff in May 1791.
Also contains undated loose calculations of the expenditure for the upkeep of an infantry battalion at the back of the volume.
2747
Diverse military records
1745 Feb - 1795 Jan
 
An undated instruction for weapon drill which formed a separate volume, C796 (old no), has been placed at the back of this volume, together with undated records from vol C795 (old no) .
2748
Diverse letters of freedom and notices
1686 May - 1700 Jun
 
Also contains a letter of freedom dated 20 Jan 1756, letters of freedom have not been bound in chronological order.
Indexed.
Also contains a few notices of sales of execution.
2749
Report by members of the Council of Policy in reply to suggestions by the Council XVII re future development at the Cape.
1717
 
MP de Chavonnes, A Cranendonck and others gave their opinions on the potential of the Cape re coal, silver, further colonialism, slaves, Groenekloof, etc.
VC 59 contains an English precis translation.
2750
Extracts from the General Resolutions of the Castle in Batavia stipulations re the intrinsic value of the coins.
1768
 
2751
Appointments, promotions and dismissals of Company officials.
1783 Mar - 1789 Jul
 
Also bears reference to ships officials and regiments.
2752
Lists of rankings
1786, 1793
 
2753
Draft letters and copies
1792 - 1795
 
Also contains an undated inventory for the Colonial Audit Office.
2754
Report to Commissioner AJ Sluysken re the Orphan Chamber.
1794
 
2755
Memorial of JD Herholdt to commissioner AJ Sluysken
1794
 
2756
List of names of free burghers
1794
 
Contains two copies.
2757
Remarks re the court case of Johannes Marthinus Horak. By J Horak
Horak was a clerk in the Council of Policy who was guilty of theft in 1788.
2758
Report by Augustus Wolf re the administration of the VOC in Batavia.
1733 Dec
 
2759
Rules re the administration of the VOC settlements.
1753 - 1759
 
2760
Memorial of retiring governeur J Schreuder of Ceylon, to his Successor HJ van Eck
1762
 
2761 - 2762
Report on Malacca
1790 - 2762
 
2761
1790
 
2762
1791
 
2763
Guide for Batavia
1794
 
2764
Diverse records
1678 - 1795
 
Contains records re slaves, 1687 - 1791; exiles 1749 - 1761, church matters, 1753 - 1781 and ships, 1768 - 1795.
2765
Diverse records
1714 - 1795
 
Contains a few French records.
A few undated records from vol C799 (old no) have been placed at the back of the volume.
2766
Diverse records re grain
1792 - 1795
 
Also contains an account for money due for building operations, 1 Dec 1787, a declaration re a fine for the ship Teilingen, 2 Apr 1792, a report re the appointments and dismissal of members of the Burgher Force, 20 Jul 1795.
Records which date subsequent to the British occupation of the Cape on 16 Sept 1795, have been placed at the back of the volume, including a market report (English), 2 Dec 1831 and an account for the tax due, 31 Dec 1832.
2767
Diverse records re grains
1793 - 1795
 
A statement of grain harvest and grain supplies to bakers from the storeroom.
2768
Diverse records re wood
1773 - 1793
 
Contains one record dated 6 Sept 1709.
A few undated records have been placed at the back of the volume.
2769
Correspondence re mining at Simonsberg
1743 Dec 18 - 1748 Sept 1
 
Correspondence between the Master of the silver mine at Simonsberg and the Directors of the Mine Company, Orphan Chamber and others.
2770
Prospects for mining at Simonsberg
1743 Dec - 1746 May
 
2771
Prospects for mining at Simonsberg
1746 Jun - 1748 Sept
 
Contains a loose map of the silver mine.
2772
Diverse records re mining at Simonsberg
1743 Nov - 1750 Jan
 
Contains minutes of meetings of the Directors of the Charted Mine Company for 30 Nov 1743 - 4 Jun 1748, reports of the "Bergmeester" FD Muller to the Directors for 29 Nov 1743 - 30 Sept 1748, letters and reports for 21 June 1745 - 29 Jan 1750 and undated records which have been placed at the back of the volume.
2773
Diverse records re mining at Simonsberg
1744 Apr - 1798 Jul
 
Contains diverse records for 30 Apr 1744 - 6 Mar 1753, Cash - book entries for March 1743 - Jul 1798, pay - sheets for Sept 1743 - Dec 1747, diverse financial records for 23 Feb 1743 - 5 Jan 1748 and two unidentified undated records which have been placed at the back of the volume.
2774
-
Vol no. 2774 has not been allocated.
2775
Records re shipping
1679
 
2776
Records re shipping
1680 - 1681