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

Description of the Subordinate Components

12   Diverse Financial Papers
12/1 - 12/5
Acts and Abstracts - Resolutions
1741 - 1824.
 
Records after 1806 are not listed.
12/1
1741 March - 1760 July
 
Also contains interdicts, notices and warnings of the Governor at Cape Town and of the government at Batavia.
12/1a
1790 June - 1794 June
 
Also contains publications, notices and advertisements of Governor and Council, the Council of Justice, Commissioners Nederburgh and Frykenius and Landdros and Heemrade of Swellendam.
12/2
1790 - 1795 July
 
Only contains abstract - resolutions of the Council of Policy and also letters from Truter ( the "Hoof Justicier" ) for the period March 1821 - April 1824.
12/3
1795 September - 1804 October
 
Only contains notices and acts.
12/6 - 12/11
Land Matters: Quitrent Registers
1806 - 1909
 
Records after 1806 are not listed.
12/6a
1806 - 1817
 
12/12 - 12/13
Quitrent Note Books
1810 - 1911
 
All records after 1806.
12/14 - 12/16
Land Rent Ledgers
1887 - 1926
 
All records after 1806.
12/17 - 12/22a
Diverse Documents re Land Matters
1746 - 1904
 
Records after 1806 are not listed.
12/22
Miscellaneous Documents
1746 - 1892
 
Contains inter alia conditions of sale of land, 1812 - 1818; transfers, 1746 - 1813; deeds of sale, 1820; agreements of tenancy, 1829 and 1903; register of transfers of quitrent farms, Jan.1838 - Sept.1840; list of loan - farms at Gamtoos (undated); list of land sold at Kleyn Swarteberg, 1812; inspection fees of land, 1813 - 1816; statements of money used for survey of land, 1816; maps of farms and land, 1811; register of land rent under terms of the Public Works and Loan Act of 1882.
12/22a
1799 - 1904
 
Contains lease agreements of the Rietkuil Outspan, 1879 - 1881 and 1894; deeds of transfers, 1799 - 1904; mortgage bonds, 1856; map of the Swellendam Church premises dated April1840 and a few other maps.
12/23 - 12/32
Financial Papers: Cash Books
1760 - 1828
 
Vols.12/24 - 12/28 contain comparative statements of revenue and expenditure.
Vols.12/30 - 12/31 only contain expenditure entries. In vols.12/29 and 12/32 the expenditure was entered on a monthly basis and in vols. 12/30 - 12/31 under various headings.
Records after 1806 are not listed.
12/23
1760 - 1789
 
Also contains a few military accounts.
12/24
1796 - 1817
 
12/33 - 12/42
Financial Papers: General Cash Accounts
1803 - 1872
 
Records after 1806 are not listed.
Contains receipts and enclosures to the cash accounts.
12/33
1803 April - 1813 January
 
Contains an original claim for remuneration from Hillegert Muller re the Grosvenor.
12/43 - 12/54
Diverse Financial Documents
1790 - 1856
 
Records after 1806 are not listed.
Vols.12/44 - 12/45 are divided into field cornetcies.
12/43
Ordinances re the cashier
1790 January - 1796 December
 
12/47
Salaries and fees
1800 - 1845
 
Contains statements of salaries and fees received by the officials; rates received and remarks of the Committee appointed to report on the different districts' accounts dated 1813.
12/50
Wine and Brandy Leases
1804 - 1826
 
12/54
Register of wood received and despatched at Plettenberg Bay
1803 - 1805
 
12/55 - 12/66
Vendue Rolls
1793 - 1869
 
Incomplete.
Records after 1806 are not listed.
12/55
1793 September - 1804 December
 
12/56
1805 January - 1810 December
 
12/66
1806 - 1869
 
Contains specifications of auctions, 1806 - 1816; statements of private public auctions, 1816 - 1821; specifications of public auctions held at Caledon, 1818 - 1820; notices of auctions sent from auctioneer to Civil Commissioners, 1828 - 1842 and 1869; bails re auctioneers, 1831 - 1837; statements of money due to the government, 1817 - 1831; and auction accounts received, 1812 - 1815.
12/67 - 12/70
Census Papers
1793 - 1897
 
Records after 1806 are not listed
12/67
Census Returns
1793, 1818
 
Contains census - returns of Hottentots older than 16 years for 1818.
12/71 - 12/78
Attestations
1759 - 1856
 
12/71
1759 September - 1772 August
 
12/72
1747 January - 1792 September
 
12/73
1792 September - 1810 December
 
12/74
1779 January - 1804 March
 
12/77
1792 - 1847
 
Contains permissions to leave the district of Swellendam.
12/78
Ration Lists
1822
 
Contains lists of families who received wheat and rice from the Government
Also contains receipts.
12/79
Burgher Lists
1855 - 1856
 
Also contains a few lists of Coloureds.
12/90 - 12/91
"Collegie Nasionaal" Documents
1795
 
Records after 1806 are not listed.
12/90
Minutes of the "Collegie Nasionaal"
1795 June - September
 
Also contains letters despatched by the "Collegie", an undated list of persons who took the oath of allegiance to the English King, and a list of persons who were unable to take the oath of allegiance.
12/91
Letters received by the "Nasionale Landdros"
1795 July - September