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.

Complaints against local chiefs. 1678 - 1795.
Confession by a Moor at Tuticorin before the chief Joan Fauconnier, sent to Colombo. Copy. 1 document.
1678 November 22.
Confessions by some Pattengattyns in Tuticorin, sent to Colombo. Copies.
Honorific title. See Codrington on patabendi.
Document regarding the case against Don Francisco Aroelambala, mudaliyar of Uduvil and former kanakkappillai in the Company's service, in the court of justice at Jaffna. Copy. .
1695 November 29
1 document.
Papers missing.
Report by Gerrit Kalden and Joannes de Haan on their inquiry at Tuticorin into certain false accusations made against the pattengattyn Don Esteven Henrico de Crux, submitted to governor Becker. With annexes.
1715 May 18.
Damaged by corrosion.
Documents belonging to a case against the korala of the Salpiti korale Domingo Dias, regarding the unlicensed cutting down of cinnamon trees. With an index.
Damaged by corrosion.
Proceedings of an inquiry into the complaints against mudaliyar Don David Samerediwakere Dahanaike at Bentota. With annexes. Certified copy.
1755 August and September.
Report of the commissioners Martinus Mekern and J. Burnand, who were appointed to inquire into the complaints against the practice of some chiefs during the tombo compilation. Certified copy.
1795 December 1.
Certified by the first sworn clerk J.H. Schröter. The council minutes of the "binnenlandsche departement" of 1794 July 5, no. 708, contain the decision regarding the appointment of the Jaffna dessave Mekern as commissioner.