Deeds and papers relating to properties in Southern Africa

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Papers relating to Subdivision 'E' Carlsson's Farm, Division of Belingwe, South Africa, including:

1. Letter from R. K. Orchard, Foreign Secretary of the London Missionary Society to Messrs Webb, Low and Barry, 8 Nov 1948

2. Note relating to the sale of a small piece of land in South Africa, 5 Nov 1948

3. Letter from Web , Low and Barry to the Foreign Secretary of the London Missionary Society relating to Subdivision 'E' Carlsson's Farm, 1 Nov 1948. Asks for an extract from the Memorandum which shows the society is empowered to acquire and alienate immovable property

4. Letter from R.K. Orchard, Foreign Secretary of the London Missionary Society to Messrs Webb, Low and Barry relating to the matter of documents needed in connection with the sale of Subdivision 'E' Carlssons Farm, 29 Sep 1948

5. Letter from R. K. Orchard, Foreign Secretary to the London Missionary Society to the Rev. A. J. Haile, including reference to the subdivision of Carlsson's Farm, 20 Aug 1948

6. Letter from Rev Haile, Secretary Treasurer of the LMS for South Africa to Webb, Low and Barry. Relating to subdivison 'E' of Carlsson's Farm and £150 purchase price, 14 Aug 1948

7. Letter from Webb, Low and Barry to Rev. A. J. Haile relating to the transfer of property on Subdivision 'E' Carlsson's Farm, 16 Jul 1948

8. Power of Attorney to make transfer to Johan Carlsson of piece of land being sub-division 'E' of Carlsson's Farm for £150, 2 Sep 1948

Papers relating to the late Dr Sidney Morris's claim, including:

9. Account of the Administration in the Estate of the late Dr Sydney Herbert Morris, Jan 1919. Typescript.

10. Memorandum of agreement between Sydney Morris and William Govan Robertson of the London Missionary Society, relating to a loan of £216.11s.7d. Typescript original. 7 Apr 1916. Also includes signed statement to the effect that £109.15s.2d. has been paid, 7 Feb 1919

11. Letter to F. H. Hawkings of the London Missionary Society to relating to Dr Morris deceased, Messrs Robertson and Draper's Claim. Typescript original. 6 Feb 1919

12. South Africa. Model Trust Deed, c. 1890

13. Memorandum on the London Missionary Society Station on the Kgwebe hills. Typescript. n.d

14. Extract from letter from the Rev. W. C. Willoughby dated, Phalapye, 11 Mar 1897, relating to the LMS right to the property it occupies at Phalapye and a lack of papers protecting these rights. Typescript. n.d

Papers relating to the Hankey Estate, South Africa:

15. Certified copy of Deed of Grant to the London Missionary Society of a piece of land in the Ward of Hankey, Division of Humansdorp, being part of the Public Outspan, 30 Nov 1878. Copy registered 24 Jan 1887. Includes three hand drawn maps surveying the property transfered, Sep 1878

16. Statement of Hankey Estate, 'Thorndale as per diagram consist of 117.469 acres', 11 Apr 1885

17. Certified copy of Deed of Grant to the London Missionary Society a piece of land in the Division of Humansdorp on the Gamtoos River, Hankey, 1 Nov 1879. Copy registered 24 Jan 1887

18. Agreement of Cession as between the London Missionary Society and the Council of the Municipality of Hankey, 17 Jul 1929. Relates to landed property known as the Hankey Estate, Division of Humansdorp.

19. Report of the Hankey Commissioners, Rev William Forbes and Thomas Searle, to the Directors of the London Missionary Society, Jun-Jul 1903. Also includes a map of Hankey, 1887, and various documents including Power of Attorney and deeds of transfer of the aforesaid property

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