Deeds and papers relating to properties in Southern Africa

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1. Copy of Deed of Gift of land with a Church at Kanye to the London Missionary Society by the Chief Bathoen, 4 Aug 1904. Includes typescript letter of approval of the grant from the Assistant Commissioner's Office, Gaberones, 12 Jan 1905

2. London Missionary Society Properties Commission, South Africa, Report 1926. Typescript. Directors copy. 1926

3. Plan of the Missionary Station, Kuruman, Bechuana Country, South Africa, Apr 1850. [Item withdrawn due to fragile physical condition -see full colour copy at CWM Map E 78:30 Kuruman]

4. Handwritten extracts from deeds relating to land in the Kuruman Valley. n.d. [Damaged]

5. Block Plan of Mission Houses, Kuruman. 1878.

6. Schedule of property belonging to or connected with the operations of the London Missionary Society in South Africa, March 1884, with memoranda by Rev R Wardlaw Thompson.

7. London Missionary Society property at Kuruman South Africa. Opinion of Mr Bompas Q.C on case. Handwritten copy. 1887

8. Watercolour sketch representing the country surrounding the Kuruman Mission Station and fountain referred to in the letter dated Oct 26 1885, addressed to the Secretary, B.L.L. Commission

9. Memorandum of Agreement made and entered into by and between The London Missionary Society and the Local Board of Kruisfontein, relating to an area of land comprising the Kruisfontaine Estate, 15 Apr 1931

10. Statement respecting the rights of the London Missionary Society, at Kuruman, Bechwanaland [Bechuanaland], South Africa. Printed [post 1884]

11. Notarial Deed of Servitude between Alfre John Haile and Llewellyn Davies, 23 Jan 1950. Relating to the Hope Fountain Mission, District of Bulawayo. Includes plan of Dam Site on Hope Fountain

12. Deed of Trust, Chief Bathoen of the Bangwaketse Nation to James Good of the London Missionary Society for land in Kange [Kanye], 13 Oct 1898

13. Deed of Trust, Chief Bathoen of the Bangwaketse Nation to Edwin Lloyd of the London Missionary Society for land in Kanye, 4 Aug 1904

14. Document written in vernacular, from the Office of the Paramount Chief of the Bangwaketse, Kanye, Bechuanaland Protectorate, 24 Nov 1915, signed by the Chief of the Bangwaketse and others, including the Foreign Secretary of the London Missionary Society

15. Note about the Rhodesian titles being returned to South Africa by registered post, Sep 1916

16. Copy of diagram of Vryburg L. I. 10, originally associated with a title deed issued in favour of Daniel Johannes Jacobs, 31 Oct 1892

17. London Missionary Society, South African Mission, Kuruman Estate, Report of Mr Thomas Searle as to the realisation of the Kuruman Estate, and the Directors' previous Resolutions on the Question. Printed. 1913 (2 copies)

18. Translation of an agreement re the renting of Crown Land (vide Crown land acts No.12) dated 20 Jul made between the Military Station Bismarckburg and the London Missionary Society. Typescript copy

19. Document in German possibly the original German copy of an agreement regarding the Crown land acts No. 121 made between the Military Station Bismarckburg and the London Missionary Society dated 20 Jul 1905. Handwritten original. 1905

20. Collection of notes, letters and reports relating to the Kuruman Estate, Bechuanaland, South Africa. Handwritten, typescript and printed, 1910-1913

21. Watercolour plan of the Missionary Station, Kuruman, in Bechuana Country, South Africa, 1850, signed by Robert Moffat Junior

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