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Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) -- Officials and employees

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:


Cape Colony Letters

Letters written from Cape Colony. Correspondents include Sir Henry Barkly, Robert Brooke, Sir William Eyre, George Macartney, Sir Rawson William Rawson and Sir Richard Southey. Also included are 81 letters from Robert White to his uncle, Robert Godlonton, both partners in the firm of Godlonton, White & Co., printers, publishers and stationers of Graham's Town.
Extents: 2 Volumes
Dates: 1795-1880

Correspondence of George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney, whilst Governor of the Cape of Good Hope

The correspondence consists of: Official letter-book of Macartney whilst Governor of the Cape of Good Hope, comprising his entire correspondence with people connected with the government at the Cape, 8 May 1797 to 20 November 1798 (reference: MSS.Afr.t.2) Original entry book of letters addressed to various Statesmen, Admirals, Generals, Governors, on affairs of state, 9 February 1797 to…
Extents: 4 Volumes
Dates: 1797-1798, 1801
Single Item

Letter book of Sir Peregrine Maitland

Letter book of Sir Peregrine Maitland as Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Cape Colony. Contains copies of 31 letters to and from Maitland, including correspondence with representatives of churches in Cape Town (1847).
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.r.2
Extents: 1 volume
Dates: May 1846-December 1848
Single Item

Letters to George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney, whilst Governor of the Cape of Good Hope (microfilm)

Letter-book into which have been inserted letters from Britain to the Cape, 1797-1798, mainly instructions to Macartney. Microfilm.
Shelfmark: Micr.Afr.511
Extents: 1 item
Dates: 1797-1798

Papers of General Sir Richard Bourke

Correspondence and papers mainly relating to his administration of the Cape of Good Hope colony (Cape Colony), with a summary of content. Comprises: Letters to Bourke, 1825-1829 (5 volumes) Drafts and copies of letters from Bourke, 1826-1845 (3 volumes) Indexes to despatches received, 1826-1828 (2 volumes) Instructions to Bourke, 1816-1827 (2…
Extents: 31 Volumes
Dates: 1816-1845