Catalogue of the Archives of the Dutch Central Government of Coastal Ceylon, 1640-1796

Description of the Subordinate Components

   The Governor in Council.

   Council minutes.

   Ordinary minutes 1640-1796

Before the capture of Colombo, at Galle.
1
1640 July 2 - 1642 October 11.
 
Damaged. Badly bound.
The earliest resolutions of March 1640 have been bound in no. 2. The translation of the volume, done at The Hague, is published by Mr. R.G. Anthonisz in the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, Ceylon Branch, 1902.
2
1642 August 28 - 1644 March 11.
 
Badly bound.
Some of the earliest resolutions belonging to no. 1 have been bound here. The translation of this volume, done at The Hague, has been published by Mr. R.G. Anthonisz in the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, Ceylon Branch, 1902.
3
Contemporary copies.
1646 June 29 - 1648 July 24.
 
Badly bound.
4
Contemporary copies.
1648 July 31 - 1650 January 29.
 
Badly bound.
5
Contemporary copies.
1651 March 4 - 1656 December 22.
 
Damaged.
The originals of the last resolutions are to be found in no. 6.
6
1654 October 14 - 1657 March 20.
 
Damaged.