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South Africa (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 Sub-Fonds

Affidavit on the capture of 'La Union', 1798-05-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/72
Scope and Contents

An affidavit on the capture of the Spanish privateer 'La Union' by the English privateer 'Indispensible' on 19 February 1798, heard before the Earl Macartney at the Cape of Gold Hope.

Dates: 1798-05-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Sub-Fonds

Papers of George Macartney, 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/73
Scope and Contents

194 prints of letters and other papers, 8½'' x 6½''. The majority of the items are letters sent to Macartney, 1796-1798. There are also some of his own letters and a 'Memorandum on the defence of the Cape', 1798. A few papers related to the Caribbean, 1779.

Dates: 1933
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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