Catalogue of the Archives of the Dutch Central Government of Coastal Ceylon, 1640-1796

Description of the Subordinate Components

   The Officers of the Central Government.

   The dessave.

   In "Landraad".

Registers, lists, garden descriptions, etc. relating to the Colombo dessavony, not in chronological order.
3668-3669
Translations of olas in the vernaculars on Company's lands which have been annually farmed out.
1769 -1776.
2 files.
Papers missing.
3668
1769 - 1771.
3669
1770 July 18 - 1776 August 19.
3670
Translations of reports by commissioners on the lands and gardens cultivated in the Salpiti korale, with notes as to how far they have been entered in the tombo. Compiled at Hulftsdorp.
1770 June 20 and August 8.
 
Papers missing.
3671
Translations of Sinhalese garden descriptions in the Kalutara district.
1772.
 
Damaged. Badly bound.
3672
Translations of Sinhalese ola reports by native land commissioners on the lands and gardens cultivated in the Colombo dessavony, addressed to the dessave.
1773 - 1775.
 
3673
Translations of Sinhalese ola reports on various types of land in the Colombo dessavony. Compiled at Hulftsdorp.
1776 July 13 - 1787 April 27.
 
Badly bound.
3674
Translations of Sinhalese ola reports on the cinnamon lands in the Colombo, Galle and Matara districts.
1792 - 1793.
 
The reports from Galle and Matara are certified copies.
3675-3676
Reports by commissioners on applications for grants of land for cultivation in the Colombo dessavony, submitted to the Governor, and other documents relating to land, sent on to Hulftsdorp.
1766 - 1777.
2 files.
Most of these reports result from the council minutes of 1768 October 17 in no. 155.
3675
1766 - 1772.
 
3676
1771 - 1777.
 
3677
Reports of commissioners, showing the cinnamon plantations in the various districts and villages of the Colombo dessavony, addressed to the dessave.
1786.
 
Papers missing.
3678
A register of deeds of cinnamon lands registered at Hulftsdorp.
1774.
 
A part of this file is in Sinhalese. The Dutch parts have been signed by P. Theunder and H.J. Hesse.
3679
Remnants of registers of land grants allotted by the dessave of Colombo for cultivation. Signed by the tombohouder.
1780 - 1792.
 
Damaged.
All with translations in the vernacular on the lower half of the page.
3680
Garden description of the Hewagam korale in the Colombo dessavony.
[Late 18th century].
 
Damaged.
3681
Garden description of the lands given out for cultivation in the Colombo dessavony.
1771- 1791.
 
3682
Register of descriptions of the various gardens and fields given out for "ande" in the Colombo dessavony.
[Late 18th century].
 
Share of the crop as rent; Anda means also the land given out on such condotions.
Papers missing.
3683
Register of names of native inhabitants in certain districts of the Colombo Four Gravets, extracted from the head tombo of the Four Gravets.
1788.
 
Badly bound.