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Cape of Good Hope (Colony)

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Geographic headingCape of Good Hope (Colony)
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Variant(s)Cape Colony
See alsoSuccessor: Cape of Good Hope (South Africa)
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Special noteSUBJECT 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
Found inLC database, Oct. 25, 2001 (hdg. Cape Colony; usage: Cape Colony; hdg: Cape of Good Hope; usage: Cape, Cape of Good Hope
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.)
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)
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)
Its Legislative Council. Select Committee on the Lieutenant-Governor's Commission. First and second report ... 1865: surrogate t.p. (Cape of Good Hope)
Its General Manager of Railways. Report of the General Manager of Railways for the year 1901, 1902: surrogate t.p. (Cape of Good Hope)
Its Estimates of the expenditure to be defrayed during the year ending 30th June 1904, 1903: surrogate t.p. (Cape of Good Hope)
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.