Inventory of the Archives of the Magistrate of Swellendam, 1743 -

Description of the Subordinate Components

11   Letters Received
Records after 1806 are not listed.
11/1 - 11/3
Letters Received: Governor and Council of Policy
1743 - 1789
 
Vols.11/1 - 11/2 also contain a few letters received from the Landdros and Heemrade of Stellenbosch.
11/1
1743 November - 1759 October
 
11/2
1762 December - 1782 December
 
11/3
1783 February - 1789 July
 
11/4
Letters Received: Council of Policy: Letters and Extract Resolutions
1789 October - 1791 December
 
11/5 - 11/7
Letters Received: Governor and Secretary
1795 - 1814
 
Records after 1806 are not listed.
11/5
1795 August - 1797 November
 
11/6
1797 December - 1801 December
 
11/7
1804 - 1814
 
11/8 - 11/12
Letters Received: Colonial Office
1815 - 1904
 
Vols.11/11 - 11/12 contain letters received from the Departments of Local Authority and Health.
All records after 1806.
11/13 - 11/47
Letters Received: Miscellaneous
Records after 1806 are not listed.
11/15
1795 - 1814
 
Contains letters received from the Bookkeeper of Land Revenue, Secretary of the Board of Revenue, Receiver of Revenue for Lands, Treasury, etc.
11/23
1787 - 1826
 
Contains letters received from the Council of Justice.
11/26
1795 - 1826
 
Contains letters received from fiscals.
11/32
1796 - 1904
 
Contains letters received from the "Raad der gemeente " Cape Town, board of fire - masters at Cape Town, board of Matrimonial cases at Cape Town, slave's office, orphan chamber, insolvent estates, general estates, board of executors, council of tenders, government printer, stationery office, John Pringle (agent of the English East India Company), commissioners of enquiry, secretary at Swellendam, chief clerk at Swellendam, commissioned Heemrade, C.D.Wentzel (government postman at Zoetemelks Vallei), poundmasters, newspapers, consulates, etc.
11/35
1764 - 1897
 
Contains letters received from magistrates.
11/43
1802 - 1846
 
Contains letters received from field - cornets.
11/43a
1802
 
Contains a diary of Field - Cornet P. Erasmus kept while on commando.
11/45
1781 - 1846
 
Contains letters received from various persons.