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.

Agreements with Vanni chiefs. 1671 - 1770.
The right of making agreements with the Vanni chiefs, although from the point of view of the Island's administration an internal affair, really arose out of the sovereign rights of the Company in this Island. This is the reason why the documents involved have been placed here.
Agreements between governors of Ceylon and the Vanni chiefs.
1671 October 15 - 1767 November 20.
Damaged by corrosion.
Agreements between the government of Ceylon and the Vanni chiefs of the north-east coast, through the chief at Trincomalee.
1763 May 24, October 6; 1766 March 1; 1769 June 9; 1770 May 19.
5 documents; the last two are copies.