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.

"Positieve en circulaire orders", or collected orders issued at Batavia. 1736 - 1785.
The distinction was made by the original administration. Since the reasons guiding their construction have not been explained it was thought better to keep to the arrangement.
2412
With an alphabetical index.
1736 - 1745.
 
2413
With an alphabetical index. See also no. 2414.
1746 - 1754.
 
Papers missing. Badly bound.
2414
1754 - 1755.
 
This is a continuation of the preceding number 2413.
2415
With an alphabetical index.
1756 - 1761.
 
2416
Same as no. 2415.
 
Damaged.
The paging differs.
2417
With an alphabetical index.
1761 - 1765.
 
2418
With an alphabetical index.
1765 - 1770.
 
2419
1771 - 1775.
 
Papers missing.
The index was probably in the first few pages, which are missing.
2420
With an alphabetical index.
1776 - 1780.
 
2421
With an alphabetical index.
1781 - 1785.
 
Papers missing.
Made up in Batavia on 1785 August 19 .