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.

D   Judicial Departments

1   Court of Justice (Raad van Justitie), Galle

d   Civil Rolls. (1700 - 1796).
Sessions were normally held on Tuesdays and Fridays. Wednesday sessions of the whole Court are marked "Special", Wednesday sessions of the commissioners of the Court of Justice are marked "Ordinary".
From about the year 1752, the rolls are all on stamped paper (of 6 and 12 stivers), that of each separate case being serially numbered. The rolls are all signed by the Secretary as a general rule.
6405
1700 April - 1701 January.
 
Pages missing. Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
6406
1749 March 8 - 1750 October 20.
 
Damaged by corrosion and damp.
6407
1750 November 3 - 1751 August 27.
 
Irregular binding or badly bound.
6408
1752 June 13 - 1753 December 21.
 
6409
1755 September 17 - 1756 May 21.
 
6410
1759 January 9 - December 18.
 
Irregular binding or badly bound.
6411
1763 January 21 - 1764 November 9.
 
Damaged by damp.
6412
1776 January 9 - December 17.
 
Damaged by damp. Script fading.
6413
1792 September 11 - 1793 December 17.
 
Damaged by damp, insects and vermin.
6414
1796 March 22 - June 14.