Inventory of the Archives of the Magistrate of Stellenbosch, 1683 -

Description of the Subordinate Components

Letters received
Records after 1806 are not listed
10/1 - 10/8
Letters Received from the Governor and Council of Policy
1686 - 1795
 
10/1
1686 - 1733
 
10/2
1732 - 1748
 
Also contains letters received from the Court of Justice.
10/3
1737 - 1758
 
Also contains a few letters received from the Landdrost and Heemraden of Swellendam.
10/4
1759 - 1785
 
Also contains letters received from the Court of Justice, Landdrost and Heemraden of Swellendam and private individuals.
10/5
1785 - 1788
 
Also contains letters received from the Court of Justice.
10/6
1786 - 1793
 
Also contains letters received from the Court of Justice, Landdrost and Heemraden of Swellendam, Landdrost and Heemraden of Graaff - Reinet and private individuals.
10/7
1789 - 1793
 
10/8
1794 - 1795
 
10/9 - 10/13
Letters Received from Government Officials
1795 - 1810
 
Records after 1806 are not listed.
10/9
1795 - 1799
 
Vols. 10/9 - 10/10 contain papers received which were laid upon the table during meetings of the Landdrost and Heemraden.
10/10
1799 - 1801
 
Vols. 10/9 - 10/10 contain papers received which were laid upon the table during meetings of the Landdrost and Heemraden.
10/11
1802
 
10/12
1803
 
Some of the letters received in this volume were laid upon the table during meetings of the Landdrost and Heemraden. Also contains extractions from resolutions taken by the Landdrost and Heemraden.
10/16 - 10/17
Letters received from the Court of Justice
1785 - 1795
 
10/16
1785 - 1789
 
10/17
1787 - 1795
 
10/150 - 10/157
Letters Received from Field - cornets and Private Individuals
1787 - 1810
 
Records after 1806 are not listed.
Vols. 10/150 - 10/152 are not in chronological order. Vols. 10/151 - 10/156 contain annexures to meetings of the Landdrost and Heemraden.
10/150
1787 - 1801
 
10/151
1794 - 1803
 
10/152
1798 - 1799
 
10/153
1800 - 1802
 
10/154
1802 - 1808
 
10/155
1788 - 1809
 
Also contains a letter received from the Governor, a letter received from the Orphan Chamber of a few letters received from the Court of Justice.
10/156
1802 - 1809
 
10/162 - 10/163
Letters Recieved from Ward - masters
1773 - 1795
 
Vols. 10/162 - 10/164 contain mostly reports.
10/162
1773 - 1793
 
Contains letters in connection with robberies by the Bushmen.
10/163
1773 - 1795
 
Also contains letters despatched and lists of active and inactive burghers.
10/164 - 10/165
Letters Received from Veldmeesters and Private Individuals
1776 - 1798
 
Contains mostly letters in connection with robberies by the Bushmen.
10/164
1776 - 1795
 
10/165
1795 - 1798
 
Also contains letters received from Field - cornets and Government officials
10/166 - 10/171
Letters Received from Private Individuals
1686 - 1910
 
Records after 1806 are not listed.
Vols. 10/166 - 10/169 contain mostly sworn statements. Vols. 10/168 - 10/169 contain letters in connection with subjects who could not take the oath of allegiance personally.
10/166
1686 - 1797
 
10/167
1775 - 1795
 
10/168
1797
 
10/169
1800