Description of the Subordinate Components
The Governor in Council.
|"Consideratiën over het eilandt Ceylon en de
onderhoorige comptoiren 't samengesteld na de ordre van de Edele Heeren
Gouverneur Generael ende Raaden van India by forma van instructie voor den
Gouverneur en Directeur van hetselve eylandt om hem in het besturen der zaaken
tot nader approbatie van bovengemelde Heer Edele van te dienen en te letten ",
being Instructions for Company's officers in Ceylon issued by Rijckloff van
Goens snr., on the orders of the Governor- General and the Council of India,
and some further instructions for the "commandeur" of Jaffna. Copies.
Translation published by Sophia Pieters, Colombo, 1908. A modern copy in the Colombo Museum no. 6c9, 1 - 2. For notes on the "consideraties", vide J. van Kan, Rechtsgeschiedenis II, pp. 75 et ff., and the introduction, pp.p. 6 et. ff.
|Collection of general instructions
Rendered undecipherable and almost useless through corrosion and faulty repairs. Added from Appendix II. Addenda (1973).
|Same as no. 2451.Copy.|
Damaged by corrosion. Badly bound. Papers missing.
|Instructions for various Company's officers issued
by various governors of Ceylon.
|Instructions and rules on various subjects issued
in Batavia and Colombo.
Although many of the documents in this file deal with matters regarding the church and the diaconate, there is no proof that it belonged to the archives of either the dessave or the diaconate.
|Instructions for various Company's officials at
Batavia, issued by the "Heeren XVII" at Amsterdam and in Batavia; with three
extracts of letters from the "Hooge Commissaris" Hendrik Adriaan, baron van
Reede tot Drakesteyn, to governor Laurens Pit at Negapatam.
|Instruction for the Colombo dessave by governor
Cf. Valentijn p. 311.
An old numbering indicates that this file was once part of a bigger file. For an earlier extract see no. 2790.
|Drafts of instructions by governor Stein van
|Instructions by governor Stein van Gollenesse.With
|Instructions and orders issued by various
Papers missing, badly bound.
Contains also some instructions of 1753. Some instructions are of a very general nature and belong to the previous series. The Governor's sanctions of sentences passed by the court of justice have been entered in this file.
|Draft instructions by governor Falck for the
chiefs in various outstations.
|Drafts of instructions and notifications issued by
the Governor to various persons.
Some of the instructions in this file are of a more general character.
Damaged by damp. Papers missing.
|Drafts of instructions issued at Colombo.
Some of the documents bear endorsements showing that they were brought up before the Council.
|Draft instructions for the dessave of Jaffna by
|Drafts of instructions issued by governor van