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Cape of Good Hope, Form

  • ZA HPRA A380
  • Archief
  • 23 October 1814

'Konditien en voorwaarden, achtervolgens welke Heeren Weesmeesteren dezer Kolonie, voornemers zyn by inzettinge en slaggevinge, het zy by den op- of afslag, publiek aan de meestbiedende ter verkoopen, zeker'.

Relates to a public auction held by the Orphan Masters in respect of a house and adjoining property at the foot of Table Mountain.

George Magrath (?), Letter

  • ZA HPRA A263
  • Archief
  • 19 August 1815

Letter written from Dartmoor to his brother. Contains a long description of Napoleon whom the writer saw 'for a full half an hour at a short distance'.

Johannes Herschenheim, Registration of slaves

  • ZA HPRA A378
  • Archief
  • 27 June 1816

Form issued by the Office for the Enregisterment of slaves in Cape Town.

Certifies that the following slaves have been registered in the name of J. Herschenheim. Includes a remarks column with comments such as 'Reported to have died'.

James Read, Narrative

  • ZA HPRA A175
  • Archief
  • 21 May 1816

Missionary of the London Missionary Society (L.M.S.)

'Extracts from the narrative of the journey of Mr. Read and others to Caffraria, dated Bethelsdorp, May 21, 1816'.

In the form of a letter to the Director of the London Missionary Society, Read describes a journey to the Eastern Cape, during which he met the prophet Makana and the Xhosa chief Gaika. There are references to Dr. J.T. van der Kemp's pioneer work in the missionary field.

LAS CASES, Emmanuel Augustin Dieudonné Marin Joseph de, Comte, Letters

  • ZA HPRA A556
  • Archief
  • 1816

Las Cases (1766-1842) was a French official and writer, secretary to Napoleon at St. Helena

Two letters written on silk by Las Cases's son at his father's dictation; one of 1 Aug. 1816 to Prince Lucien Bonaparte is incomplete and gives an account of the voyage to St. Helena and of Napoleon's health and manner of living. The second of 10 Nov. 1816 to Lady Clavering complains of the rigors of their life on St. Helena. Also an Ms letter signed by the Comte de Las Cases, recommending his valet, James Scott, to Lady Clavering and an Ms business letter to Monsieur Packette, signed by Las Cases's son for his father. These letters were sewn into the waistcoat of Las Cases's valet, James Scott, but they were discovered by the governor, Sir Hudson Lowe, who banished the Comte de Las Cases to the Cape of Good Hope for this indiscretion.

Donald Moodie, Letter

  • ZA HPRA A558
  • Archief
  • 20 November 1820

Lt. Donald Moodie (1794-1861) was a 1820 Settler and South African historian

Letter, from Cape Town to Benjamin Moodie, Groote Vaders Bosch, Swellendam. Gives family news and announces his arrival in South Africa.

Amsterdam, Baptismal and burial certificates

  • ZA HPRA A160
  • Archief
  • 26 April 1820

Extracts from the church register showing that Joannes Arnoldus, son of Arnoldus Bartman and Wilhelmina Bradenbrink, was baptised on 20 May 1799 and that Wilhelmina Bradenbrink, wife of Arnoldus Bartman, was buried on 25 May 1809. Certified true copies, 26 April 1820.

Settlers Memorial

  • ZA HPRA A267
  • Archief
  • 1820s

Memorial to Lord John Russell (Colonial Secretary, Great Britain) from inhabitants of the Cape of Good Hope, urging that revenue received from the sale of waste lands in the Colony be diverted to the transportation of emigrants from the United Kingdom.

Cape of Good Hope, Deed of Sale

  • ZA HPRA A531
  • Archief
  • 23 August 1822

Deed of sale of land, with the printed form completed in handwriting and an attached Seal.

Constitutes contract between H.W. Lategan and J.H.C. Kok, J.E. Kok and W.J. Conradie. Signed by H.W. Lategan in the presence of P.G. Brink and two delegates of the Court of Justice.

William Elliott

  • ZA HPRA A35
  • Archief
  • 1821-1822

London Missionary Society Missionary

'A grammar and vocabulary of the Hinzuan language'. Written during a residence on the island 'Joana' in the years 1821 and 1822.

The original Ms is in the Grey collection, South African Library.

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