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.

C   Boards and Committees

1   "Gecommitteerde branders"
The "Gecommiteerde branders" were commissioners who attended to the passing of ships, papers etc. The "Brand-rollen" referred to in the files are receipts given by ships, Captains for papers and packets received by them at Galle prior to the departure of their vessels for safe delivery.
Certified extracts of letters, orders, etc. received by the "Gecommitteerde Branders",
1765 - 1485.
Brand-rollen" or receipts from ships, Captains for packets and papers received at Galle before siling. .
1766 - 1788
3 files
These "Brand-rollen" may be described as "Insurance lists".
1766 April 28 - 1772 February.
Pages missing. Damaged by insects and vermin.
1771 February 3 - 1787 February 16.
Pages missing. Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
1785 November 23 - 1788 January 25.