The Death of Anders Stockenstr÷m
and his party
As described in the report from Graaff-Reinet to the Governor at the Cape,
Cape Archives document CO 2580/4
Page One of the Original Letter
On the left is the transcript of the first page of the original letter (in Dutch) from Graaff-Reinet.
On the right is the contemporaneous English translation, the text presumably read by the Governor.
Aan Zyne Excellentie den Luit[enan]t.
Hoog Edelgebooren Gestrenge Heer!
Den ondergetekende fungeerenden Landdrost
Volgens Advijs van voorgemelde Heere Luitenant
[Exh] 19 Feby 1812
[...] death of Mr Stockenstrom
His Excellency Lieutenant General
Having on the 1st Instant
By the advice rec[eive]d from Lt.Col. Lyster,