Inventory of the Leibbrandt Manuscript Series, 1651 - 1898
Description of the Subordinate Components
1 - 7
Resolutions of the Council of Policy.
1651 - 1760
 
1
1651 - 1655
 
LM1 - 2 contain transcriptions of resolutions in Dutch together with English precis.
2
1656 - 1658
 
3
1679 - 1686
 
LM3 also contains sworn declarations (Attestations) for 1699. LM3,5,6 and 7 contain precis in English described alphabetically. A typescript copy of LM5 is contained in LM54. Precis for the period 1743 - 1745 are also contained in LM60
4
1713 - 1724
 
LM4 contains an English precis only. A typescript copy of the precis is contained in LM53.
5
1724 - 1726
 
6
1726 - 1742
 
7
1742 - 1760
 
8
Sumptuary laws. Pomp and splendour statutes of Netherlands India and the Cape.
1742 - 1760
 
LM8 contains free translations in English.
9 - 13
Journal of Cape Governors.
1677 - 1698
 
9
1677 - 1683
 
LM9 supplements the hiatus for the period 5 - 12 - 1679 to 31 - 12 - 1683 that exists in the original series of the archives of the Council of Policy.
10
1684 - 1687
 
11
1689 - 1692
 
12
1693 - 1695
 
13
1696 - 1698
 
14
Index to Journal.
1699 - 1706
 
14/1
Register of Journal.
1699 - 1732
 
15 - 17
Requests (Memorials) received by Council of Policy
1715 - 1806
 
15
P - R
16
S - T
17
V - Z
18 - 20
Letters received by Council of Policy.
1709 - 1732
 
18
1709 - 1718
 
19
1718 - 1726
 
20
1726 - 1732
 
21 - 25
Letters despatched by Council of Policy.
1707 - 1732
 
21
1707 - 1720
 
22
1721 - 1722
 
23
1723 - 1725
 
24
1726 - 1728
 
25
1728 - 1732
 
26
Extracts from various documents in connection with Educational Matters.
1663 - 1877
 
27
Extracts from various documents re instructions and regulations at the Cape.
1686 - 1712
 
28
Correspondence of General J.W. Janssens re the surrender of the Cape.
1806
 
29
Rambles through the Archives. Second series.
c.1700 - c.1800
 
LM29 contains the unfinished mss describing events at the Cape in particular the period of W.A. van der Stel. The period 1688 - 1700 is described in the publication by HCV Leibbrandt ' Rambles through the Archives of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope'.
30
Annual returns re population, agriculture, liquor licences, etc.
1688 - 1792
 
31
Index to Annexures. Letters Received.
1716 - 1782
 
32
Index to reports of commissioners R. van Goens, A. Frisius and others (2 vols.).
1657 - 1764
 
LM32 contains the mss and typescript indexes on reports contained the Verbatim Copies series vol.36.
33 - 34
Estimates of revenue and expenditure. Statements and returns re commodities , liquor, lands, imports, exports, etc.
1795 - 1797, 1803
 
33
1795 - 1797
 
34
1803
 
35
Extracts from various documents re the administration of Commissioner J.A. de Mist.
1802
 
36 - 38
General Index.
c.1652 - 1629
 
LM36 - 38 contain indexes on diverse archival and published sources.
36
c.1652 - 1829
 
37
c.1652 - 1828
 
38
c.1652 - 1828
 
39
Magistrate, Graaff - Reinet: Minutes.
1786 - 1827
 
LM39 - 45 comprise precis of documents in the archives of the Landdrost and Heemraden, Graaff - Reinet. See also inventory of the Magistrate of Graaff - Reinet.
40
Letters Received.
1785 - 1825
 
41
Register to Letters Received from Colonial Office.
1812 - 1818
 
42
Register to Letters Received.
1812 - 1827
 
43 - 44
Magistrate, Graaff - Reinet. Register to Letters Despatched.
1812 - 1823
 
43
1812 - 1821
 
44
1822 - 1823
 
45
Descriptive catalogue on Resolutions of the Council of Policy.
1786 - 1794
 
LM45 is a catalogue on vol. 1/GR 14/1, Magistrate of Graaff - Reinet.
46
Letters received by H.C.V. Leibbrandt. Notes on diverse subjects i.a. schools, hospitals, public buildings, barracks, Rustenburg, Rondebosch, the Landsberg and Sandenberg families, Governor C.J. van de Graaff.
1685 - 1814
 
47
Resume of Journal of Cape Governors
1733 Jan. - Apr.
 
48
Letters of Freedom
1657 - 1662;
 
Lists of Freemen
1660 - 1662;
 
Muster Rolls
1656 - 1662;
 
Death Rolls
1655 - 1662;
 
Title Deeds
1657 - 1662;
 
Journey to Tristan da Cunha. Van Riebeeck's Instructions for Z. Wagenaer.
1662
 
LM48 is published in the series by H.C.V. Leibbrandt: Precis of the Archives......Letters Despatched, 1652 - 1662, vol. III, pp. 235 - 352.
49 - 51
Letters Received by Nederburgh and Frykenius.
1792 - 1793
 
49
1792
 
LM49 also contains an alphabetical index and register to the letters.
50
1792 - 1793
 
51
1793
 
52
Letters Received by the Government.
1795 - 1802
 
LM52 comprises precis of letters contained in various volumes in the British Occupation archives group.
53 - 54
Resolutions of the Council of Policy.
1713 - 1745
 
53
1713 - 1726
 
LM53 and 54 contain the typescript copies of LM4 and 5.
54
1726 - 1745
 
55
Index to Annexures. Letters received by Council of Policy.
1716 - 1782
 
56
Remarks of A. Bogaert on his visit to the Cape. Description of the country, account of the Hottentots, the rule of W.A. van der Stel, etc.
1706 - 1708
 
57
Contra Deductie of Adam Tas and others.
1712
 
58
Memoriam on the cape by J.A. de Mist.
1802
 
LM58 is published in the Van Riebeeck Society, First Series No. 3.
59
The Cape. Epitome of its early history.
1650 - 1843
 
60
Resolutions of the Council of Policy.
1743 - 1745
 
Precis for the period 1743 - 1745 are also contained in LM7.
61
Index to Wills: Court of Justice.
c.1755 - 1784
 
62 - 65
Requests (Memorials) received by Council of Policy (P).
1715 - 1806
 
62
(P)
LM62 contains uncorrected duplicate copies. LM15 and LM63 contain the corrected and final copies respectively.
63
P - R
LM63 - 65 contain the final typescript copies published in reduced facsimile and entitled H.C.V. Leibbrandt: Precis of the Archives of the Cape of Good Hope, Requesten (Memorials) Vols. III and IV, 1716 - 1806, P - Z. Vol. V comprises an index on the memorials.
64
S - T
65
V - Z
66 - 68
Requests (Memorials) received by Council of Policy.
1792 - 1795
 
66
A - H
LM66 - 68 contain short mss summaries in Afrikaans published in Vol. IV of the reduced facsimile series. LM85 contains the typescript summaries.
67
I - R
68
S - Z
69
Rudimentary index of archivalia in the Cape Archives Depot.
1652 - c.1834
 
70
Returns of 1820 Settlers.
LM70 contains manuscript copies of returns in CO 6137 vol.2. See also LM93.
71
Subject index to Journal of Cape Governors.
1652 - 1676
 
Subject index to Letters Received and Despatched.
1652 - 1662
 
LM71 contains a typed index on Leibbrandt's Printed Precis, vols. 1 - 10.
72
Resolutions of Council of Policy.
1687 - 1713
 
LM72 contains precis in chronological order of the Resolutions in Afrikaans being a continuation of GM Theal's publication 'Abstract of the Debates and Resolutions of the Council of Policy at the Cape, 1651 - 1687'.
73 - 78
Marginalia. Resolutions of the Council of Policy.
1713 - 1795
 
73
1713 - 1741
 
LM73 - 78 comprise marginal notes in Dutch compiled in chronological order.
74
1742 - 1771
 
75
1772 - 1786
 
76
1788 - 1791
 
77
1791 - 1792
 
78
1793 - 1795
 
79 - 80
Letters received by Council of Policy.
1732 - 1757
 
79
1732 - 1749
 
LM 79 - 80 also contain an alphabetical index in Afrikaans.
80
1750 - 1757
 
81 - 83
Letters despatched by Council of Policy.
1699 - 1752
 
81
1699 - 1708
 
LM81 - 83 contain precis in Afrikaans.
82
1739
 
83
1751 - 1752
 
84
Index on general subjects, ships and shipping.
c.1792 - 1795
 
85
Requests (Memorials) received by Council of Policy A - Z. Supplement.
1792 - 1795
 
LM85 contains the typescript of the precis in LM66 - 68.
86
Memorials and Instructions.
1657 - 1719
 
Instructions.
1747 - 1764
 
Requests (Memorials) and Nominations.
1777
 
LM86 also contains indexes.
87
Amplification of Theal's Catalogue.
1795 - 1803;
 
Proclamations, Notices, Advertisements, etc.
1795 - 1803;
 
Register to Proclamations, etc.
1795 - 1803;
 
LM87 is an addition to the publication of GM Theal's 'Catalogue of Documents', September 1795 - February 1803.
88
Letters Received. British Occupation.
1795 - 1802
 
89 - 91
Letters Despatched.
1795 - 1803
 
89
1795 - 1797
 
90
1797 - 1798
 
91
1799 - 1803
 
92
Annexures to Resolutions. Batavian Republic.
1803
 
LM92 also contains an index on the annexures
92
Statues.
1803 - 1806
 
93
List of 1820 Settlers. Colonial Office.
LM93 comprises an alphabetical name index on CO6137 vols.1 - 2. See also LM70.
94 - 95
Index. Sundry Committees, Sundry officials and Arrears. Colonial Office
1806 - 1898
 
94
A - K.
LM94. Arrears cover the period 1806 - 1854.
95
K - Z
LM95 also contains the numbers and descriptions of the CO volumes indexed in LM94 and 95.
96
Enclosures to Despatches. Government House.
1839 - 1844
 
97 - 100
Memorials, Colonial Office.
1806 - 1812
 
97
1806
 
98
1807
 
99
1808 - 1810
 
100
1810 - 1812
 
101 - 110
Powers of Attorney. General Series. Court of Justice.
1709 - 1793
 
101
1709 - 1723
 
LM101 - 110 contain registers on Court of Justice volumes CJ2754 - 2824.
102
1724 - 1730
 
103
1730 - 1739
 
104
1740 - 1752
 
105
1753 - 1760
 
106
1761 - 1766
 
107
1767 - 1772
 
108
1773 - 1780
 
109
1781 - 1790
 
110
1790 - 1793
 
111
Powers of Attorney re salaries. Court of Justice.
1778 - 1780
 
LM111 contains registers on volumes CJ2825 - 2830.
112
Catalogue of appointments
1700 - 1703, 1733 - 1746
 
LM112 contains a catalogue of appointments to various public boards and institutions made up by the Governor and Council of Policy. Extracted from Resolutions of the Council.
113
Register of Papers received in Holland from the Cape.
1653 - 1794
 
LM113 refers to the series known as 'Brieven en Papieren Overgekomen' housed in the Nationaal Archief, The Hague.
114
Register of dates of papers received from India and the Cape by the Chambers of Zeeland, Delft and others.
1682 - 1794