CAPE COLONY: LORD GODERICH TO LIEUT.- GOVERNOR BOURKE, 14 June 18271
|The Chief Justice of the colony for the time being,|
|The Officer next in command to the Commander of the forces for the time being,|
|The Treasurer and Accountant General of the colony for the time being,|
|Lieutenant Colonel Bell,|
By that arrangement you will perceive that it is not intended that the Colonial Secretary should for the future hold ex-officio a seat in the Council. . . .
CAPE COLONY: INSTRUCTIONS TO GOVERNOR SIR BENJAMIN D'URBAN, 8 November 18333
. . . Fourth. And whereas We have by Our said Commission under the Great Seal of Our United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland bearing date the twenty third day of October in the fourth year of Our reign, declared Our will and pleasure that there should be within Our said settlement a Council to be called the Legislative Council____________________