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Damaraland, Documents

  • ZA HPRA A295
  • Fonds
  • 1878-1889

Papers regarding the Trek-Boers in Damaraland, including: transcripts of a letter to A.M. van Zyl from Sir Bartle Frere, 31 May 1878, re the position of the Boers in that part of Damaraland ceded to the Cape, and of a statement by Moreme 'Kapetein van die Bamangwato', written in Dutch, 26 Sep. 1889

Harry Osborne Buckle, Letter

  • ZA HPRA A296
  • Fonds
  • 8 March 1922

Lawyer and mining industrialist

Letter written from Johannesburg to his daughter Mrs. Edwards, while the Rand Strike was in progress.

Edward Solomon, Letter

  • ZA HPRA A301
  • Fonds
  • 15 August 1835

Letter written from Cape Town to the Rev. J. Canham, describing his conversion from the Jewish to the Christian faith under the influence of Dr. Philip.

Joseph Solomon, Memo

  • ZA HPRA A302
  • Fonds
  • 24 November 1829

Memo to accompany the judicial proceedings relative to the affairs of the complaint of Joseph Solomon against Ben and Polly Henry before the Sitting Magistrate, written from St.Helena'. Ben and Polly Henry were slaves, accused of stealing wine.

Saul Solomon, Letter

  • ZA HPRA A303
  • Fonds
  • 10 December 1858

Printer, publisher and M.L.A.

Part of a letter written from Natal, to S. Solomon, Cape Town. Refers to lecture notes which he will send Solomon and comments on Natal politics. Mentions John Fairbairn. Also memorial card for S. Solomon, with 'In Memoriam' verses by W.E. Gladstone Solomon.

William Henry Maskew, Poem

  • ZA HPRA A313
  • Fonds
  • undated

Afrikaans language pioneer

'Sannie Beyers', poem in the handwriting of F.W. Reitz.

Voortrekkers, Poems

  • ZA HPRA A316
  • Fonds
  • undated

Bears the inscription 'Na Mijn doot Behorend Aan Mijn dogter Debora Johanna Retief Den Boek Francois Retief.'

Michiel Hendrik Neser, Writings

  • ZA HPRA A317
  • Fonds
  • undated

Afrikaans language pioneer

'Hoe Hans syn frou gekry het', and ''n Lente-aand mymering

Jan Lion Cachet, Writings

  • ZA HPRA A322
  • Fonds
  • undated

Minister of the Gereformeerde Kerk and early Afrikaans writer and poet

'Hoe ik Kersfeest vierd te St. Januario Humpata'.

Lilienfeld brothers, Documents

  • ZA HPRA A326
  • Fonds
  • 18851886

Documents relating to a dispute between Lilienfeld Brothers of Hope Town and J.C. Liebenberg.

Includes promissory note and goods for, 18 May 1885, invoice for goods bought by Liebenberg, an order made by P.J. van Coller, notary public, instructing the parties to appear in court on 22 March 1886 and blank power of attorney by Lilienfeld Brothers.

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