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

Description of the Subordinate Components

   The Governor in Council.

   Internal Affairs.

   Orders.

Collected orders, partly "permanente orders", issued in Patria, Batavia and Colombo. 1641 - 1774.
2394
Digest of orders for the Western comptoirs contained in letters received from Patria and Batavia, arranged in alphabetical and chronological order.
1662 - 1698.
 
2395
Digest of orders from Patria to Malabar, arranged alphabetically and chronologically.
1669 - 1698.
 
Papers missing.
2396
Digest of orders for the Western comptoirs contained in letters received from Patria and Batavia; arranged in chronological order. With an alphabetical index.
1743 - 1746.
 
Damaged.
2397
Digest of permanent orders from Patria and Batavia: arranged according to subjects, in respect of the letters K-M. In chronological order.
1655 - 1750.
 
Papers missing.
Nos. 2397 -2401 seem to belong to a "recueil" of orders issued in Patria and Batavia, alphabetically arranged. Nos. 2400 and 2401 seem to contain the remnants of the letters A - J and S - Z.
2398
Digest of permanent orders from Patria and Batavia; arranged according to subjects, in respect of the letters P - R. In chronological order.
1641 - 1750.
 
Damaged by corrosion. Papers missing.
Same as no. 2399.
2399
Digest of permanent orders from Patria and Batavia; arranged according to subjects, in respect of the letters P - R. In chronological order.
1641- 1750.
 
Papers missing. Badly bound.
Same as no. 2398.
2400
Digest of permanent orders from Patria and Batavia, arranged according to subjects, in respect of the letter V. In chronological order, with some fragments from other volumes in this series.
1641 - 1750.
 
Papers missing. Badly bound.
See also no. 2401.
2401
Digest of permanent orders from Patria and Batavia, arranged according to subjects, in respect of the letters B, C, and J. In chronological order. .
1671 - 1750
 
See also no. 2400.
2402
Extracts from orders given in Patria and Batavia, arranged in chronological order. With an index (not alphabetical).
1661 - 1720.
 
Papers missing. Damaged.
2403
Digest of permanent orders in letters received from Patria, arranged in chronological order. With indices.
1680 - 1774.
 
Damaged by corrosion.
Contains also one page of orders of 1775 and 1776.
2404
Digest of orders from council minutes at Batavia, arranged in alphabetical and chronological order.
1620 - 1700.
 
Papers missing. Damaged.
2405
Digest of orders from council minutes at Batavia forwarded to Colombo. With an alphabetical index.
1690 - 1702.
 
Damaged.
The subjects are very limited.
2406
Digest of orders and circulars received from Batavia, alphabetically and chronologically arranged. With an alphabetical index.
1679 - 1706.
 
Damaged by corrosion.
Paged 440 - 612.
2407
Extracts of permanent orders from the council minutes of Colombo, chronologically arranged. With an alphabetical index.
1740 - 1766.
 
Damaged. Papers missing.
2408
Extracts of orders on "land matters" from the council minutes of Colombo, arranged according to subjects, but not alphabetically. With an alphabetical index.
1743 - 1748.
 
2409
Extracts of orders on "land matters" from the council minutes of Colombo, arranged according to subjects, but not alphabetically. With an alphabetical index.
1749 - 1751.
 
Damaged.
2410
Extracts of orders, instructions and other documents sent from Batavia to Ceylon and from Colombo to Galle from
1751 - 1757.
 
It is not known by whom these documents were collected; they could even be Galle papers.
2411
Extracts of orders, instructions and other documents sent from Batavia to Ceylon and from Colombo to Galle from
1757 - 1763.
 
Damaged.
It is not known by whom these documents were collected; they could even be Galle papers.