Description of the Subordinate Components
The Governor in Council.
|Memorandum regarding the management of the island of
Ceylon, submitted by the late governor of Ceylon Rijckloff van Goens jnr. to
the governor-general Rijckloff van Goens snr. at Batavia. Copy.
Strictly not a report. The late Governor had intended it to serve as an amplification of his memoir for his successor, no. 2674.
|Reports from all parts of the Island on various
subjects sent to governor Pijl and the Council at Colombo at the request of the
government of Batavia of 2 October 1680. Some with marginal notes by the
Governor in Council.
Papers missing. Damaged by corrosion.
|Copy of no. 2776.|
|Detailed description of affairs in the districts of
Batticaloa and Trincomalee. Copy.
Damaged by corrosion. Papers missing.
|General report on the state of the Jaffna
"commandement" by the "commandeur" Floris Blom to governor Pijl. Copy.
Damaged by corrosion.
This report was compiled to enable the Governor to draw up his annual report to Batavia. Cf. the series "compendia", p. 151.
|Report on his visit to Matara by the "commandeur" of
Galle Carel Bolner to governor Thomas van Rhee. Witli a diary from
|Reports on the various parts of the Colombo
dessavony and their condition by the dessave Pieter Christiaan Bolscho. With an
Papers missing. Badly bound.
The reports are dated 1705 July 12, [July 21], September 23, December 23, 1707 January 6, 24, 31, February 10, March 12, August 31.
|Report by the dessave at Matara Abraham Dormieux to
the "commandeur" of Galle Joan Macaré, regarding his work in the Girreway
pattuwa of the Dolosdas korale, with copies of marginal notes by governor van
Domburg. With annexes.
|Suggestions by governor van Imhoff to "commandeur"
Daniel Agreen and the council at Jaffna regarding the management of the Jaffna
"commandement", with the marginal replies of the "commandeur" in council. Copy,
but the marginal notes are originals.
Damaged by corrosion.
|Minutes of the Governor in Council dated
, being the
general reflections by governor van Imhoff on the management of the Island
before his departure for Batavia, with the original marginal notes by the
Governor-General and the Council at Batavia dated July 14, 15, 18, and 19. and
August 11 and 12. Original.|
The council minutes are in no. 78.
|Copy of no. 2784.|
|Circuit diary of the dessave of Matara Gerardus
Damaged by damp.
|Copy of a report on the state of affairs in the
Matara dessavony by the newly-appointed lieutenant dessave Fedder, dated
, with original
marginal decisions by governor Stein van Gollenesse dated
The report was approved by the Council on 1746 February 8, in no. 98.
|Diary kept by the "opperhoofd" of the Madura coast
Johannes Ferdinandus Crijtsman during a circuit to the stations in South India,
Ponnecail, Manapar and Cape Comorin.
|Report, in the form of a diary during his inspection
of the Colombo dessavony, by the Colombo dessave Schuttrup, submitted to
governor Loten. With annexes. Copy.
Damaged. Badly bound. Papers missing.
|Extracts of documents regarding the Colombo
dessavony, composed circa
The extracts are:
1. the instructions for the Colombo dessave, dd. 1707 January 20 (it appears in full in no. 2456, which, however, is a later copy),
2. the reflections on the Colombo dessavony by governor Simons dd. 1707 January 28 (printed Valentijn V, p. 311),
3. reports on the Colombo dessavony by dessave P. C. Bolscho, dd. 1707 January 6, February 10, March 12, November 7(almost complete in no. 2781).
|Report, in the form of a diary, by the "opperhoofd"
of Batticaloa Adrianus Johannes Francke, on his circuit through his district
during March and April. With annexes.
|Diary kept by the chief of Trincomalee Jacques
Fabrice van Senden during his inspection of Koddiyar, Tam- palagam and
|Reports on some special features of the general
administration by the "commandeur" and the council at Jaffna to governor van de
|Report, in the form of a letter, by the "commandeur"
of Galle C.D. Krayenhoff to governor Falck, regarding the management of the
district Diviture. With annexes.
Damaged by damp.
The other papers relating to Diviture appear to have been removed by a Mr. Guy on 1812 January 25 An extensive treatise on the Colombo dessavony and its management in 1793 appears under "memoirs", no. 2709.
|Comments by the Jaffna dessave Martinus Mekern on
the report furnished by the commissioners Thomas Nagel, Carl Fredrik Ebell.
Theodorus Williamsz and Anthony Mooyaart, appointed to make investigation
regarding the improvement of the Jaffna finances by requiring a larger number
of castes to pay head taxes on an order of the Jaffna Council.|
Copies in full with the report itself appear in the council minutes of 1795 June 19 in no. 231.
|Remarks by governor van Angelbeek on the statements
of the commissioners appointed to report on the question of the improvement of
the finances in Jaffna and on the comments on the subject by the Jaffna dessave
Mekern to the Governor.
See of no. 2795.