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

h   Ordinary Secretariat protocols. (1699 - 1797).
These are in the form of affidavits sworn before the Secretary or one of the sworn clerks of the Secretariat, on such matters as: sale of slaves, promissory notes, contracts, declarations of verification on board ships, grant of revocation of powers of attorney, powers of attorney, etc. From 1755 or there abouts, they are on stamped paper of the values of 6, 12, 24 and 48 stivers.
Round about 1760 - 1770, they have the wording "Signed at the Secretariat of State and Justice".
5737
1699 June 20 - 1700 December 31.
 
Irregular binding or badly bound. Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5738
1702 January 4 - 1703 December 31.
 
Damaged by damp.
5739
1704 January 2 - December 26.
 
5740
1705 January 1 - 1706 February 23.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5741
1707 November 9 - 1708 December 21.
 
Pages missing. Damaged by corrosion and damp.
5742
1709 December 19 - 1710 December 31.
 
Pages missing. Damaged by corrosion and damp.
5743
1711 January 10 - 1712 December 24.
 
Damaged by corrosion.
5744
1713 January 3 - December 17.
 
Damaged by corrosion.
5745
1716 March - December 14.
 
Pages missing. Damaged by corrosion.
5746
1717 January 7 - December 31.
 
Pages missing. Damaged by corrosion.
5747
1718 March - 1719 June 16.
 
Pages missing. Damaged by corrosion.
5748
1720 April (8) - 1721 December 3.
 
Damaged by corrosion, insects and vermin.
5749
1722 December 2 - 1723 February 2.
 
Irregular binding or badly bound. Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5750
1723 February 6 - December 31.
 
Damaged by corrosion.
Shown as part of no. 5749 in the old Dutch inventories.
5751
1724 January 18 - 1726 December 11.
 
Damaged by damp.
5752
1727 January 11 - May 24.
 
Pages missing. Damaged by damp.
5753
1727 May 26 - December 22.
 
Irregular binding or badly bound. Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
Shown as part of no. 5752 in the old Dutch inventories.
5754
1728 January 18 - December 18.
 
Pages missing. Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5755
1729 January - May.
 
Several pages missing. Damaged by damp.
According to the entry in the old Dutch inventories this seems to be only a part of the original file.
5756
1730 January 4 - December 6.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin. Script fading.
5757
1731 February 17 - 1732 December 29.
 
Damaged by corrosion and damp.
5758
1733 April - August 6.
 
Pages missing.
5759
1733 September 1 - December 30.
 
Pages missing. Irregular binding or badly bound. Damaged by corrosion.
Shown as part of no. 5758 in the old Dutch inventories.
5760
1734 January 6 - December 23.
 
Pages missing. Irregular binding or badly bound. Damaged by damp.
Contains some pages at the end which do not belong to it.
5761
1735 January 24 - 1736 June 17.
 
Damaged by corrosion and damp. Script fading.
5762
1736 June 18 - 1737 January 14.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5763
1737 January 16 - December 28.
 
Damaged by damp.
5764
1738 February 7 - September 13.
 
Irregular binding or badly bound. Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5765
1738 November 12 - 1739 April 21.
 
Damaged by damp.
5766
1739 April 29 - October 14.
 
Damaged by damp.
5767
1740 August 22 - December 27.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5768
1741 August 9 - 1742 February 27.
 
5769
1742 March 2 - June 23.
 
Damaged by damp.
5770
1743 July - 1744 January 13.
 
Pages missing. Damaged by damp.
5771
1744 January - 1745 January.
 
Pages missing. Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5772
1745 May 19 - 1746 September 27.
 
Damaged by damp.
5773
1755 September 6 - 1757 February 1.
 
Damaged by damp.
5774
1759 January 5 - December 21.
 
Pages missing. Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5775
1760 January 5 - 1761 January 28.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5776
1761 February 6 - August 7.
 
5777
1761 August 7 - 1762 December 15.
 
Damaged by damp.
Shown as part of no. 5776 in the old Dutch inventories.
5778
1763 January 8 - November 25.
 
Damaged by damp.
5779
1764 January 6 - August 31.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5780
1764 September 17 - 1765 December 3.
 
Shown as part of no. 5779 in the old Dutch inventories.
5781
1766 January 9 - 1767 January 30.
 
Damaged by damp.
5782
1767 February 2 - December 19.
 
Damaged by damp.
5783
1768 January 21 - 1769 March 16.
 
5784
1769 April 23 - 1770 October 8.
 
Damaged by damp.
5785
1770 November 12 - 1772 August 27.
 
5786
1772 September 4 - 1774 March 30.
 
Damaged by damp.
From 1774 onwards, there follows the individual series of protocols of the Secretary and the various sworn clerks of the Secretariat.
5796
By Balthazar Nicolaas Stroebe.
(1773 December 27) - 1775 July 15.
 
Damaged by damp.
5797
By Hendrik Levin Martheze.
1774 December 13 - 1775 December 29.
 
Damaged by damp.
5798
By Johannes Stein.
1775 July 19 - November 25.
 
Damaged by damp.
5799
By H.L. Martheze.
1776 January 10 - 1777 April 12.
 
Irregular binding or badly bound. Damaged by damp.
5800
By Gillis Wouter Trek.
1773 December 8 - 1780 January 10.
 
Damaged by damp.
5801
By H.L. Martheze.
1777 April 23 - 1778 April 6.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5802
By H.L. Martheze.
1778 April 22 - 1780 January 20.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
Contains 2 affidavits of 1782, which belong to no. 5803.
5803
By Secretary H.L. Martheze.
1780 January 29 - 1787 October 1.
 
One affidavit of 1782 is bound up in no. 5802.
5804
By Nikolaas Bernardus Martheze.
1776 January 18 - 1780 February 5.
 
5805
By N.B. Martheze.
1780 March 25 - 1781 December 21.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5806
By N.B. Martheze.
1782 March 9 - 1783 December 10.
 
5807
By Wilhelmus Gijsbertus van Zitter.
1780 March 31 - 1784 October 22.
 
Damaged by damp.
5808
By N.B. Marfheze.
1784 January 6 - September 20.
 
5809
By W.G. van Zitter.
1784 October 30 - 1786 April 24.
 
Pages missing. Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5810
By W.G. van Zitter.
1786 June 2 - July 7.
 
5811
By Petrus Gerrardus de Vos.
1786 January 6 - 1790 February 20.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5812
By Michiel Justinus Gratiaen.
1786 November 11 - 1787 September 7.
 
5813
By M.J. Gratiaen.
1787 September 11 - 1788 August 7.
 
Damaged by damp.
5814
By M.J. Gratiaen.
1788 August 29 - 1789 December 3.
 
5815
By Johannes Hendrik Brechman.
1789 June 27- 1790 October 2.
 
Irregular binding or badly bound.
5816
By Secretary Carl Ludewig, Baron van Albedyhl.
1789 January 11 - 1791 September 20.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5817
By Secretary M.J. Gratiaen.
1791 November 3 - 1793 March 15.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5818
By Johannes Andreas de Vos.
1791 August 25 - 1795 April 22.
 
5819
By M.J. Gratiaen.
1789 October 15 - 1791 November 16.
 
Damaged by damp.
5820
By J.H. Brechman.
1790 December 6 - 1792 August 16.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5821
By J.H, Brechman.
1792 August 22 - 1793 March 25.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5822
By J.H. Brechman.
1793 June - December 2.
 
Damaged by damp.
5823
By J.H. Brechman.
1794 January 10 - August 1.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin. Script fading.
5824
By J.H. Brechman.
1794 August 1 - December 27.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin. Script fading.
5825
By J.H. Brechman.
1795 January 13 - 1796 April 16.
 
Damaged by damp.
5826
By the Secretary Pieter van Spall.
1795 January 31 - 1796 January 28.
 
5827
By the Secretary M.J. Gratiaen.
1791 January 27 - 1797 March 2.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.