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

n   "Akte-boeken" or Registers of acts of appointment of Company's servants. (1645-1796).
Being the entry copies of acts of appointment issued in Galle, also some issued in Colombo and in Batavia; the latter being in respect of the higher grades such as that of "Koopman" upwards.
5677
1645 February 23 - 27.
 
Damaged by damp.
5678
1701 June 20 - 1704 December 26.
 
Damaged by damp. Script fading.
5679
1705 January 7 - 1708 October 4.
 
Damaged by damp. Script fading.
5680
1709 August 31 - 1711 December 28.
 
Damaged by corrosion. Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5681
1712 August - 1716 December 12.
 
Damaged by corrosion.
5682
1717 January 4 - 1719 June 2.
 
Damaged by corrosion and damp.
5683
1719 June 14 - 1722 December 29.
 
Damaged by corrosion and damp.
5684
1728 January 5 - 1729 December 30.
 
Damaged by damp.
5685
1730 January 5 - July 18.
 
Pages missing. Irregular binding or badly bound. Damaged by corrosion and damp.
5686
1730 September 1 - 1731 March 3.
 
These two files have since been bound up into one file (no. 5685) as they are shown as such in the old Dutch inventories.
5687
1736 January 11 - 1738 April 22.
 
Pages missing. Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5688
1738 May 1 - 1740 December 28.
 
Pages missing. Damaged by corrosion and damp.
5689
1741 January 4- 1742 June 1.
 
Pages missing. Damaged by damp.
5690
1742 October 18 - 1747 May 13.
 
Damaged by damp.
Shown as part of no. 5689 in the old Dutch inventories.
5691
1747 September - 1752 January.
 
Pages missing. Irregular binding or badly bound. Damaged by damp.
5692
1748 August 13 - 1751 May 5.
 
Pages missing. Irregular binding or badly bound. Damaged by damp.
This file has since been incorporated in no. 5691, as it is shown as part of that file in the old Dutch inventories.
5693
1752 December 28 - 1758 December 11.
 
Irregular binding or badly bound. Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5694
1759 February 7 - 1765 December 27.
 
Irregular binding or badly bound. Damaged by insects and vermin.
5695
1766 February 17 - 1768 January 20.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5696
1768 January 29 - 1769 November 15.
 
Irregular binding or badly bound. Damaged by insects and vermin.
5697
1769 December 7 - 1771 August 31.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5698
1771 September 6 - 1772 August 31.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5699
1772 September 11 - 1774 April 9.
 
Irregular binding or badly bound. Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5700
1774 May 9 - 1775 September 5.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5701
1775 August 8 - 1777 August 19.
 
Irregular binding or badly bound. Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5702
1777 September 1 - 1780 August 29.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
Contains one act of 1780 October 23, which belongs to no. 5703.
5703
1780 September 6 - 1781 August 23.
 
Damaged by insects and vermin.
n.b. One act of 1780 October 23 is filed in no. 5702.
5704
1781 September 7 - 1782 August 29.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5705
1782 September 7 - 1783 August 29.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5706
1784 March 3 - August 31.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
This file has since been incorporated in no. 5705 as it is shown as part of that file in the old Dutch inventories.
5707
1785 January 24 - 1790 December 29.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
5708
1791 January 24 - 1796 January 6.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.