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.

   Documents dealing with defence and the military in general.

Papers concerning the De Luxembourg regiment
The agreement by which the V.O.C. engaged the services of the regiment de Luxembourg from the Duke is not among the records.
A part of the regiment under de Bas arrived in Galle in September 1783 from Batavia (see council minutes of that month, no. 187).The Dutch government of Ceylon had a series of recurring troubles with the officers of this regiment. The commander was "le Chevalier Jean de Hugonet".
3174
Correspondence relating to the Luxembourg regiment. With annexes.
1784.
 
3175
Documents relating to the Luxembourg regiment.
1784 - 1785.
 
Badly bound. Damaged.
3176
Documents relating to Colonel Jean de Hugonet of the Luxembourg regiment. Partly copies.
1785 July.
 
Badly bound. Papers missing.
3177
Correspondence of the Central Government with the chiefs of Negombo and Chilaw regarding some of the officers of the Luxembourg regiment.
1785 September - October.
 
3178
Documents relating to the case of the three officers de Hugonet, de Bas and de la Roche, of the Luxembourg regiment.
1785 September 14 - 1786 August 11.
 
3179
Documents on the same subject as no. 3178.
1786.
 
3180
Documents relating to the case instituted against certain officers of the Luxembourg regiment for assault, before the court of justice in Colombo. Copies.
1788.
 
The copies have apparently been forwarded to the Central Government for information.
3181
Documents relating to the case instituted against the commander and certain other officers of the Luxembourg regiment in the court of justice at Batavia, forwarded to Colombo. Copies.
1789.
 
3182
Documents on the same subject as in no. 3181. Copies.
Undated [1789].
 
Damaged by corrosion. Papers missing.