1795 inG.M. ThealRec. of Cape Col. (1897) I. 249The Stadt House was allotted to the guard, each captain in his turn for two months attending to the mounting of guard.
1804R. PercivalAcct of Cape of G.H. 110The high court of Justice is held in the Stadthouse, and the burghers also assemble there to consider questions relative to the regulation of the town.
1805R. SempleWalks & Sketches 17The Stadthouse is a clumsy building of red stone, in the market square, about the centre of the town. Here the burghers of the Cape assemble on particular occasions, though it be now but seldom used.
1823W.W. BirdState of Cape of G.H. 159In case of fire, even of a chimney, the bell of the stad-house and all the church bells are tolled.
1827Reports of Commissioners upon Finances at Cape of G.H.II. 65The expenses defrayed out of the surplus of the market dues and other town taxes are those of the Somerset Hospital, the ‘Stadt-house,’ comprehending the salaries of the president, secretary, clerk and attendants of the burgher senate.
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