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From: "Heather MacAlister" <>
Subject: Re: [ZA-IB] Archives - Memorada 3
Date: Sun, 19 Oct 2003 14:23:34 +0200
Thanks so very much for sending your Harley Memorials to the mailing list -
it is much appreciated.
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From: "Lois" <>
Sent: Sunday, October 19, 2003 9:58 AM
Subject: [ZA-IB] Archives - Memorada 3
> "The memorial of Henry Harley, Trader of King Williamstown. Repectfully
> herewith; That when her majesty's Troops were actively engaged against
> the enemy beyond the Kei River during the 9th January last did at the
> risk of life and property follow the army to the most advanced Camp near
> the Kei River and there supplied them with necessities and that
> subsequently when the troops returned to this place he followed them and
> as a trader has always given satisfaction, both to the officers and the
> men, so much so that not a single complaint has been made against your
> memorialist who humbly and earnestly requests that you honour will be
> pleased to grant him a location in or adjoining this place so that he
> might be the better enabled to supply Her Majesty's Forces here.
> Memorialist also humbly requests a right of pasturage cutting for his
> own use and drawing water in and from the land soon belonging to her
> majesty's government. An Memorialist duly bound will ..King Williamstown
> June 7 1847
> A note written on the document says "King Williamstown is not part of
> the government of the Eastern Districts and I cannot there fore
> entertain this petition. H E YOUNG 14 June 1847.
> I found a death notice for Henry Harley made out many years after his
> death. It contains virtually no details other than he died in the year
> 1857, at a house in Garden Street King Williamstwon, British Kaffraria.
> He owned no property except erf number 69 which he had sold on 19 Sept
> 1856 to William SIMPSON Jnr. The liquidation and distribution account
> was not done until 1880, confirming he had no property other than that
> which was already sold before his death.
> I am going to have to pay the Eastern Cape a prolonged visit to follow
> up all these leads. Regards Lois
> Lois Harley
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> Cell 082 421 1781
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