Inventory of the Archives of the Master of the Supreme Court, Cape Town, 1670 -

Description of the Subordinate Components

Papers Received
3/1/1
Instructions Received
1714 - 1831
 
3/1/2
Resolutions Received: Council of Policy and Court of Justice
1700 - 1785
 
3/1/3 - 3/1/516
Letters Received: General
1687 - 1923
 
Records after 1806 are not listed.
3/1/3
General Vol. 1
1687 Apr - 1714 Apr
 
3/1/4
General Vol. 2
1714 Dec - 1721 Dec
 
3/1/5
General Vol. 3
1722 Jul - 1732 Jul
 
Indexed.
3/1/6
General Vol. 4
1731 Jul - Sept
 
3/1/7
General Vol. 5
1732 Aug - 1737 Jan
 
Indexed.
3/1/8
General Vol. 6
1733 Feb - 1744 Feb
 
3/1/9
General Vol. 7
1737 May - 1749 Dec
 
Indexed.
3/1/10
General Vol. 8
1750 Jan - 1757 Dec
 
3/1/11
General Vol. 9
1752 Oct - 1759 Dec
 
3/1/12
General Vol. 10
1760 Jan - 1763 Oct
 
3/1/13
General Vol. 11
1764 May - 1766 Oct
 
3/1/14
General Vol. 12
1767 Apr - 1773 Apr
 
3/1/15
General Vol. 13
1773 Jun - 1777 Dec
 
3/1/16
General Vol. 14
1778 Feb - 1783 Jun
 
3/1/17
General Vol. 15
1783 May - 1792 May
 
3/1/18
General Vol. 16
1792 Apr - 1797 Jun
 
3/1/19
1759 Dec - 1815 Dec
 
Comprises loose letters received.
3/2/1 - 3/2/27
Letters Received: Government Departments
1881 - 1923
 
This series comprises predominantly letters received from the office of the Attorney - General and the Department of Justice.
All records after 1806.
3/3/1 - 3/3/78
Replies Received to Circulares Despatched
1879 - 1917
 
All records after 1806.
3/4/1 - 3/4/21
Registers to Letters Received: Government Offices and Miscellaneous
1892 - 1918
 
All records after 1806.
3/5/1/1
Master's Office Kimberley Letters Received
1882 May - 1883 Dec
 
All records after 1806.
3/5/2/1 - 3/5/2/9
Letters of Administration Received
1881 - 1911
 
This series comprises copies of letters of administration appointing executors to estates.
All records after 1806.
3/5/3/1 - 3/5/3/59
Estate Papers Received
1880 - 1912
 
This series comprises copies of estate papers, the originals of which were filed in the office of the Master of the High Court of Griqualand.
All records after 1806.
3/6/1/1 - 3/6/1/18
Guardian Fund: Applications Received for Loans
1834 - 1904
 
The series is incomplete.
All records after 1806.