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

Description of the Subordinate Components

Papers Despatched
4/1/1/1/1 - 4/1/1/1/354
Letters Despatched: Master: General
1691 - 1922
 
Letters despatched for the missing periods in volumes 4/1/1/1/1 - 4/1/1/1/8 could not be traced.
Records after 1806 are not listed.
4/1/1/1/1
1691 Jul - 1722 Aug
 
4/1/1/1/2
1723 Mar - 1737 Aug
 
4/1/1/1/3
1738 Mar - 1757 Oct
 
4/1/1/1/4
1758 Feb - 1761 Aug
 
4/1/1/1/5
1762 Jan - 1766 Jan
 
4/1/1/1/6
1766 Jan - 1773 Apr
 
4/1/1/1/7
1773 Dec - 1778 May
 
4/1/1/1/8
1779 Mar - 1787 Nov
 
4/1/1/1/9
1788 Jan - 1798 May
 
Letters for the period February - May 1798 are found in both volumes 4/1/1/1/9 and 4/1/1/1/10.
4/1/1/1/10
1798 Feb - 1803 Dec
 
Letters for the period February - May 1798 are found in both volumes 4/1/1/1/9 and 4/1/1/1/10.
4/1/1/1/11
1804 Jan - 1807 Dec
 
4/1/1/2/1 - 4/1/1/2/11
Letters Despatched: Government Departments
1890 - 1907
 
All volumes in this series are indexed.
All records after 1806.
4/1/1/3/1 - 4/1/1/3/73
Letters Despatched: Guardian Fund
1886 - 1912
 
The letters in this series were despatched by the Master of the Supreme Court to various parties concerning the Guardian Fund.
All volumes in this series are indexed.
All records after 1806.
4/1/2/1 - 4/1/2/6
Letters Despatched: Chief Clerk
1885 - 1890
 
All the volumes in this series are indexed and signed by the Chief Clerk.
All records after 1806.
4/2/1 - 4/2/13
Indexes to Letters Despatched.
1889 - 1910
 
Comprises indexes to the following series of Letters Despatched:
All records after 1806.
4/3/1 - 4/3/2
Draft Letters Despatched
1777 - 1839
 
4/3/1
1777 - 1834
 
4/3/2
1834 - 1839
 
5/1
Orphan Master's Extracts
1699
 
5/2 - 5/3
Notices, posters and handbills
1765 - 1796
 
5/2
1765 - 1791
 
5/3
1791 - 1796
 
5/4
Certificate Book
1824 - 1856
 
5/5
Papers pertaining to the taxation of estates
1793 Apr, Dec