RARE LETTER GENERAL CATHCART GOVERNOR CAPE OF GOOD HOPE LT COLONEL EYLE 1852. Colonel Eyle whilst he was Governor of the Cape of Good Hope (1852-3), Colonel Eyle has written that it was received October 25th 1852, regarding the Amatola Campaign, and the labours of Eyle, he also mentions that he believes'Maccomo is about to surrender at discretion. Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution. The item "RARE LETTER GENERAL CATHCART GOVERNOR CAPE OF GOOD HOPE LT COLONEL EYLE 1852" is in sale since Thursday, September 22, 2016.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Historical Memorabilia\Political\International\Other Countries". The seller is "royaltyhistory" and is located in Johannesburg. This item can be shipped worldwide.