Correspondence, telegrams and other papers concerning the Trigonometrical Survey of South Africa. The volume is indexed at the front and each piece of correspondence is numbered. The contents include the following items:
A printed pamphlet of correspondence, despatches, etc., 1880, relating to the survey, indexed and with a list of contents. There are several attached maps.
Originals of D. Gill's submissions to the Governor-General.
Reports by the Hydraulic Engineer on general water resources of the Oudlhoorn District, 1877, and the annual report for 1878.
General correspondence with the Cape Government and London, copies of minutes by the Governor-General, and a report by the acting Surveyor-General, with annexes.
A copy of a letter from the India Office offering the assistance of members of the Indian Survey Department.
Correspondence between D. Gill and Government and State Offices regarding formalising the survey arrangements.