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Cape of Good Hope (Colony)


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    • Cape Colony
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      • Successor:--Cape of Good Hope (South Africa)
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      • found: LC database, Oct. 25, 2001(hdg. Cape Colony; usage: Cape Colony; hdg: Cape of Good Hope; usage: Cape, Cape of Good Hope
      • found: Web. geog.(Cape Province or officially Cape of Good Hope or Afrikaans Kaapprovinsie; before 1910 Cape Colony. Former province, Rep. of South Africa. History: colony founded by Dutch who began settlement at Table Bay 1652; occupied by British 1795-1803 and 1806-14; ceded to British by Dutch 1814; Natal united with Cape Colony for administrative purposes c. 1843-56; annexed British Kaffraria mid-19th cent. and British Bechuanaland 1895; administered Lesotho (formerly Basutoland) 1871-84; received responsible government 1872; joined Union of South Africa 1910, subsequently Rep. of South Africa 1961; ceased to exist as an administrative entity 1994 and roughly split into Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, and Western Cape provs.)
      • found: Columbia gaz.(Cape Province or Cape of Good Hope Colony, former province, S Republic of South Afr., now divided into 3 provs.: Western Cape, Northern Cape, and Eastern Cape)
      • found: Britannica online, Oct. 25, 2001(Cape Colony; British colony established in 1806 in what is now South Africa; with the formation of the Union of South Africa (1910), the colony became the province of the Cape of Good Hope, also called Cape Province)
      • found: Its Legislative Council. Select Committee on the Lieutenant-Governor's Commission. First and second report ... 1865:surrogate t.p. (Cape of Good Hope)
      • found: Its General Manager of Railways. Report of the General Manager of Railways for the year 1901, 1902:surrogate t.p. (Cape of Good Hope)
      • found: Its Estimates of the expenditure to be defrayed during the year ending 30th June 1904, 1903:surrogate t.p. (Cape of Good Hope)
      • found: Its Parliament. House of Assembly. Debates in the House of Assembly in the fourth session of the seventh Parliamet of the Cape of Good Hope ..., 1887.
    • Editorial Notes

      • [SUBJECT USAGE: This heading is not valid for use as a subject. Works about this place are entered under Cape of Good Hope (South Africa)]
      • [Old catalog heading: Cape of Good Hope]
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      • 2001-10-25: new
      • 2013-12-05: revised
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