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

Description of the Subordinate Components

   The Governor in Council.

    Correspondence.

   Ordinary.

Colombo outposts and the Outstations.
The word "Outstations" applies to all settlements under the Ceylon Dutch Government outside the Colombo dessavony, either in Ceylon or India, whereas by the word "Outpost" is meant the settlements within the Colombo dessavony only.