War and Colonial Department and Colonial Office: Cape of Good Hope Colony (Cape Colony), Original Correspondence
This series consists of original correspondence relating to Cape of Good Hope, later Cape Colony. Included are reports and papers of the Commissioners of Eastern Inquiry, 1825 to 1834.
Bound volumes arranged chronologically within the following subject headings: Despatches (letters of the governors), Offices (letters of government departments and other organisations) and Individuals (arranged alphabetically). Each volume with a contents list, or précis of each letter giving name of correspondent, date of letter and subject matter.
After some dispute as to ownership of the Cape of Good Hope between colonial powers, the territory was recaptured by the British in 1806 and formally became a British colony in 1814. In 1910 Cape Colony became a province of the new Union of South Africa.
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