Inventory of the archives of the Dutch government in the divisions of Galle (Matara) and Jaffnapatnam 1640-1796

Description of the Subordinate Components

Part I    The Commandement of Galle.

A    The Commandeur in Council.

2   Correspondence.

a   Ordinary Correspondence.

   Matara

Outward (1741 - 1796).
Some of the letters are addressed to the Dissava, some to the "Politieke Raad", some to the Commandeur of Galle and Matara at Matara from the Political Council at Galle, some to the "Oppercoopman, Secunde van het Gaalsche Commandement en Dessava nevens den Raad, Matara".
5532
1741 January 2 - March 31.
 
5533
1741 November 22 - 1742 February 24.
 
One letter of 1742 February 26 is filed in no. 5318.
5534
1742 October 4 - 1743 June 27.
 
Damaged by damp.
5535
1743 July 1 - December 31.
 
Damaged by corrosion and damp.
5536
1744 January 2 - December 31.
 
5537
1745 January 4 - September 30.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5538
1745 October 1 - December 30.
 
5539
1746 January 2 - August 31.
 
Damaged by damp.
5540
1746 September 4 - 1747 June 28.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5541
1747 July 2 - 1748 August 30.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5542
1748 September 10 - October 31.
 
Pages missing. Damaged by damp.
5543
1749 February 19 - December 30.
 
Damaged by corrosion.
Shown as part of no. 5542 in the old Dutch inventories.
5544
1750 January 5 - 1751 August 28.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5545
1751 September 2 - 1753 January 27.
 
Damaged by damp.
5546
1753 February 1 - 1754 December 30.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5547
1755 February 12 - 1757 April 30.
 
Pages missing.
5548
1757 May 2 - 1758 April 29.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5549
1758 May 3 - December 17.
 
Damaged by damp.
5550
1758 December 18 - 1759 July 31.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5551
1759 August 9 - 1760 July 28.
 
Damaged by insects and vermin.
5552
1760 August 1 - 1763 December 15.
 
Damaged by damp.
5553
1768 January 6- 1772 May 6.
 
Damaged by insects and vermin.
5554
1772 May 11 - 1775 December 28.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5555
1776 January 16 - 1778 December 28.
 
Damaged by insects and vermin.
5556
1779 January 4 - 1780 December 29
 
5557
1781 January 6 - 1783 December 30.
 
Damaged by damp.
5558
1784 January 5 - December 31
 
5559
1785 January 6 - 1786 December 30.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5560
1789 January 5 - 1790 October 31.
 
Damaged by damp.
5561
1791 September 14 - 1793 December 21.
 
5562
1794 January 4 - 1795 July 30.
 
5563
1795 August (22) - 1796 February.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.