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South African Police, Van Reenen records Subseries
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Poll and Dog Tax

Correspondence and memoranda re collectors of education, poll and dog tax, native poll tax for Harrismith District, instructions to poll-tax collectors, rulings and opinions on laws of the O. R. C. governing poll taxes, Coloured persons - poll tax collection and returns, Schedule A return of Coloured persons residing on farms under Poll Tax Consolidation Ordinance 1904, No. 4 and No. 6 Patrols Schedules A, 2 books of 100 poll tax receipts, 1921 & 1922.


Incoming telegrams to Van Reenen re forwarding of stock, identification of stolen jewel-case, warrant of arrest, native wanted for murder, detainees, doctor's visit, reports for duty, passes, arrival of personnel for employment, border guards, summons, desertion of service, stock theft, escape from custody, and search, registrations, addresses of polling area, voters' lists, tracing of reports, wanted native suspects, claims, escort of leper, perjury case, Asiatics allowed in area, hidden letters, stones placed on railway lines, man decapitated, Coloured families court cases, railway officials on station, escorts, stolen goods, railway water, railway gangers and officials residences, subpoena in rape case, dimensions of police land, taking over of police buildings - Natal, arrest of soldiers, rifles stolen, chits for shoeing horses, transfer of police, police horses, Indian store broken into and burnt, natives stopped re clean health certificates, natives leaving Cape Town on behalf of Shepstone Whaling and Fishing Company, examination of native women's passes on trains.


Correspondence and memoranda re registration of voters, first biennial registration of voters, voters roll and revision, names of farms and farmers including Van Reenen, Paulina, De Beers, Braamhoek, Colinge Pass and. Bosch Hook.

District Orders

Harrismith District Orders which include subjects such as; transfer of horses, subsistence allowance, transfers, labour agent, re-engagement, helmets, police duties for other departmental, rifle permit, colonial boundary fence, movements, native increase and decrease, mule decrease, vehicle decrease, shoeing of horses, private charger, pay, recruits, rural police, accommodation, fingerprints, native stock lists, recreation, prospecting, promotion, maps, electric light, dockets, leave, native passes, examination for promotion, Asiatic, outpost room, mealier crushers, arms equipment, returns, telegraphic warrants, repairs, revolver ammunition, punishment, photographic circulars, forage, fines, clothing on repayment, cheques, beacons, poll tax, bars and hotels, horse sickness, game ordinance, unserviceable stores, horse rugs, patrolling farms, agriculture and stock diseases, complaints, horse rations, grazing, civil actions, persons living on farms, trees, veterinary surgeon, stable orders, addition to government buildings, R. M's court, H. C. O. 'a mess', engines to Natal for winter grazing, sale of animals, dog tax, accused persons arrested without warrant, S.A. C. Association, debts, beds, non-payment of school fees, game licences, syphilis, ports of entry, NPC's, census, accounts, master and servants ordinance, telephone trunk lines, annual sweep, liquor selling, bilingual efficienoy of police, cruelty to animals, equipment, admission of children to gaol, rail warrants to witnesses for prosecution, legal practitioners not to inspect affidavits, telegraph system on government business, diseases of stock, squatters, deviation of roads, law books, vaccination, fuel and light, care of horses, return of ammunition expended and vermin destroyed, post, stoves, manoeuvres, rations to prisoners, stamping of receipts, last ration certificates, outpost men, service of process, identification of prisoners sentenced to death, dangerous weapons, handcuffs, strike-duty, police drillbooks, marriages, postings, sick leave, increments of pay, ambulance badges, death, dangerous weapons, handcuffs, strike-duty, police drillbooks, marries, postings, sick leave, increments of pay, ambulance badges.

Divisional Orders

OFS Divisional Orders No. 26 of 1917/18 containing subject of transfers allowances, leave, animals, police post, dismissals, posting of recruits, search for stolen stock and produce, SAP Provident Fund, salaries, cessation of lance rank, duty, casualties in families of Force, rewards and commendations, dogs, motor cycles, vehicles, fingerprints, horse care, unnecessary violence in effecting arrests, injuries, amendment of union military code, promotion, re-engagement, rations to native prisoners, rail warrants issue, protection of wild birds, punishment, detective probationer's allowance, telegrams, dress orders, wheel tax ordinance No. 4 of 1916, ordinance stores, responsibility of members in court cases, King's police medal, new police districts and posts, private effects of prisoners.

Re-addressing of the "Nonquai" magazine, disposal of "Found" property ; lotteries and raffles warning, deaths of constables, Spanish flu, kit inspection, holiday concessions, handwriting experts, dress orders, forage, treatment of native chiefs at their kraals, police animals suffering from Lampas, missing railway tarpaulins, acceptance of bail, re-distribution of officers, franking, chevrons from overseas military service, army reservists, Indian, Coloured and Native employers, promotions, overdue municipal accounts, escorts to lepers, leave restrictions.

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