The "Militaire Commissie".
4th December 1786, the patriot party in the
Netherlands requested the "stadhouder" prince Willem V to appoint a commission
to investigate into the defences in the Dutch East Indies.
The "Stadhouder" deferred the appointment of this commission
1789, in which year J.O. Vaillant, C.A. Verhuell and
H.L. Graevestein were appointed and travelled round till
1793, and brought home a large quantity of reports,
on which however, no decisions were made before
|Letters from the Commissioners to the Governor.
1789 December 21 - 1790 September 24.
|Drafts of letters from the Governor to the
1790 April 19 - 1791 March 31.
|Replies to enquiries by the Military Commission
regarding naval stores, etc.
|Copies of reports and statements relating to the
various magazines forwarded to the Military Commission.
|Reports and statements sent from Galle for the
|Report on the fortifications of Ceylon by E.
Paravicini de Capelli and J.G. Fornbauer for the "Militaire Commissie". With
Bound up with some pages of a copy of the same report.