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.

3   Internal affairs

a   Extracts of orders contained in letters from Colombo. (1739- 1794).
Described in the old Dutch inventories as "Verschyde korte orders getrokken uit de Colombosche brieven".
These are entered in chronological sequence: some of the files have alphabetical indexes in front. They are chiefly from the Central Government in Colombo, for purposes of ready reference.
5620
1739 (September) - 1757 (October).
 
Pages missing. Damaged by damp.
5621
1739 July 27 - 1749 December 27.
 
Pages missing. Damaged by damp.
5622
1750 January 2 - 1752 April 18.
 
Pages missing. Damaged by damp.
5623
1753 January 8 - 1756 December 31.
 
Damaged by damp.
5624
1757 January 6 - 1758 December 28.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5625
1759 January 1 - 1761 April 20.
 
Pages missing.
5626
1762 (January) - 1763 August 24.
 
Irregular binding or badly bound. Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5627
1763 August 26 - 1766 October 19.
 
Pages missing. Irregular binding or badly bound. Damaged by damp.
Shown as part of no. 5626 in the old Dutch inventories.
5628
1767 January 1 - 1768 December.
 
Pages missing.
5629
1769 January 12 -1771 May 11.
 
Pages missing. Badly damaged by damp.
5630
1770 August 11 - 1774 December 31.
 
Damaged by damp.
5631
1775 January 4 - 1776 December 31.
 
5632
1777 January 9 - 1778 December 31.
 
5633
1779 January - 1781 December.
 
Damaged by damp.
5634
1782 - 1783.
 
5635
1784.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5636
1785.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5637
1787.
 
Damaged by damp.
5638
1788.
 
Damaged by damp.
5639
1789.
 
Damaged by insects and vermin.
5640
1791.
 
Damaged by damp.
5641
1793.
 
Irregular binding or badly bound. Damaged by damp.
5642
1794.