Inventory of Archives of the Secretary of the Burgher Military Council, 1718 - 1795
J.H. Mienie
©1964
Cape Town Archives Repository
This inventory is written in English.
Fonds Specifications
Title:
Archives of the Secretary of the Burgher Military Council
Period:
1718 - 1795
Fonds Code:
1/39
Extent:
0.30 lin m
Repository:
Cape Town Archives Repository
Record Creator (origination):
Burgher Military Council
Abstract:
Minutes, papers received and despatched, financial papers, muster rolls and miscellaneous papers of the Burgher Military Council. The main function of the Council was to exercise control over the Cape Burgher Watch, a body created to aid the garrison protecting the Cape against attacks from outside as well as unlawful activities of the burghers.