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Cape Town garrison list, 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/68

Scope and Contents

Undated negative photographs, 16'' x 12½'', of a list, in Dutch, of the arms, equipment and stores of the garrison of the Castle of Cape Town, 1795, circa 125 sheets. The pages are numbered up to 236. In most cases each print covers two facing pages, but some have been stuck together in groups of two or three to form tabular statements.


  • Creation: 1959

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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle) : photograph

Language of Materials

Dutch; Flemish

Former / Other Reference

MSS 59

Other Finding Aids

Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 122.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Captain Webb, 1959.

Existence and Location of Originals

The original list is in the Cape Archives.


This collection level description was created by RAS using information from Donald Simpson's R.C.S. catalogue.

Date information

FromDayMonth: crica. ToDayMonth: crica.


Cape Town Castle

Finding aid date

2004-01-23 11:41:16+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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