Archival records from A rescue programme for the Matsieng Royal Archives, Lesotho (EAP279)

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  • Matsieng Royal Archives- collection of records from the Office of the...

    Collection Ref: EAP279/1
    The royal archives collection consists of historical and administrative records emanating from the office of the first paramount chief and his successors at Matsieng. This unique collection comprises various topics including correspondence between the offi ...
  • Bewis [13 Nov 1942 - 23 Jan 1973]

    Collection Ref: EAP279/1/1
    These are records on bewis(bewys). Bewis are certificates of ownership which were issued by chiefs to the animals' owners as a proof that they are the rightful owners of the animals. When acquiring or disposing of an animal the person had to apply for bewi ...
  • Chieftaincy [16 Oct 1912 - 21 May 1980]

    Collection Ref: EAP279/1/2
    Creator(s)/Author(s): Paramount Chief, Chief of Matsieng, ward chiefs, headmen, general public, Resident Commissioner,Government departments, Police. ...
  • Bewis Centres [22 Mar 1954 - 13 Jun 1956]

    File Ref: EAP279/1/1/2
    Correspondence between Paramount Chief, Chief of Matsieng, Assistant Resident Commissioner, Ward chiefs in Matsieng regarding the bewys centres. There is also a circular about the lost bewys books in the Butha-Buthe District. ...
  • Bewis Complaints [12 Sep 1960 - 16 Dec 1966]

    File Ref: EAP279/1/1/3
    Letters from the ward chiefs in Matsieng and general public to the Paramount Chief and Chief of Matsieng complaining about the issuing of bewis whereby in some cases bewis writers are refusing to issue bewis to certain individuals and also conflicts betwee ...
  • Acting Chiefs [7 May 1954 - 3 Apr 1958]

    File Ref: EAP279/1/1/4
    Correspondence between the office of the Paramount Chief and Principal and Ward Chiefs, Assistant Resident Commissioner and even to the Senior Gaoler on bewys issues such as payment of bewys writers, bewys applications and requests for stationery for bewys ...
  • Bewys Centres [12 Nov 1959 - 22 May 1961]

    File Ref: EAP279/1/1/9
    Correspondence between the office of the Paramount Chief and Principal and Ward Chiefs, on issuing of bewys included are complaints regarding the issuing of bewys. There is a from the office of the Executive Secretary Maseru District Council informing all ...
  • Bewys writer 51-54 [13 Nov 1942 - 4 Feb 1954]

    File Ref: EAP279/1/1/15
    Requests for employment of bewys of writers from ward chiefs to Paramount Chief and responses from the paramount Chief. There also copies of bewis and applications for bewis. ...
  • "[Boundary disputes, 8 Apr 1949 - 24 Jul 1950]"

    File Ref: EAP279/1/2/9
    Correspondence between the Paramount Chief, the Resident Commissioner and the the Ward Chiefs regarding boundary disputes, and reports by Paramount Chief advisors. Report by Paramount chief advisors on the boundary between 'Maseteli Shoapane and Harebatho ...
  • "[Correspondence regarding finances in Basutoland, 7 May 1946 - 9 Jul...

    File Ref: EAP279/1/2/10
    Correspondence between the Office of the Paramount Chief and Resident Commissioner on matter of finances in Basutoland including minutes of the Financial Committee and Basuto National Treasury estimates of revenue and expenditures. ...
  • "[Correspondence, 3 Jun 1920 - 6 Sep 1920]"

    File Ref: EAP279/1/2/11
    Correspondence between the office of the Resident Commissioner and the Paramount Chief. Letter from Jonathan Molapo to Assistant Resident Commissioner requesting the copy of the boundary line made by P.C.Griffiths and Macregor during the time of Letsie 11. ...
  • "[Correspondence from Resident Commissioner to the Paramoont Chief, 15...

    File Ref: EAP279/1/2/12
    Letters from the Resident Commissioner to the Paramoont Chief responding to some of the issues raised by the Paramount Chief like salary increase for the Paramount Chief, recommending that Cecil Newman be expelled from Basutoland and informing the Paramoun ...
  • "[Correspondence on financial issues, 26 Jun 1948 - 25 Jan 1950]"

    File Ref: EAP279/1/2/14
    Correspondence between the Paramount Chief and Resident Commissioner on Financial issues, minutes and recommendation of Finance Committee, Statement of expenditure from Basutoland Treasury for the year 1948, recommendation that Delarey Qhobela replace Mohl ...
  • "Royal matters, visits by the King and Queen, deaths, coronation [22 Jan...

    File Ref: EAP279/1/2/20
    Correspondence between the Office of the Resident Commissioner and the Paramount Chief on issues of the British Royal Family. Proclamation proclaiming King Edward VIII in Basutoland, King's birthday celebration, visit of Duke of Devonshire to Basutoland, d ...
  • "[Correspondence regarding Quthing district, 24 Oct 1944 - 19 Jul 1950]...

    File Ref: EAP279/1/2/22
    Correspondence between the Paramount Chief and the Resident Commissioner on the chieftainship affairs in the Quthing district. Due to unsatisfactory report on his general conduct and drunkardness Paramount Chief superseds chief Qefate Nkuebe in his adminis ...