Inventory of the archives of the Dutch government in the divisions of Galle (Matara) and Jaffnapatnam 1640-1796

Description of the Subordinate Components

Part II   The Matara Dissavany

A   The Dissava in Council
Matara was a dissavany under the jurisdiction of the "Commandeur" of Galle. In file no 5606, there is a copy of a resolution at the end of the file which shows that the Council at Matara on 7th January 1743 was composed of the following:
Later, however, it appears from the files of Council minutes that are now extant, that the Council was composed of the following officers: