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Johnston, Alexander, Sir, 1775-1849 (Knight, colonial administrator)



  • Existence: 1775 - 1849

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Sir Alexander Johnston: administrative papers relating to Ceylon [Sri Lanka]

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 92
Scope and Contents

Comprises: four notebooks assembled by Johnston on aspects of law, history and administration in Ceylon; letter-book containing regulations relating to Roman Catholics in Ceylon; copies of law officers and counsels' opinions on various colonial acts. Note that 'Notebook V', extract from statement concerning the arrival of Chalias in Ceylon (presented by Professor Lee alongside the rest of the collection and listed in Donald Simpson's 1975 manuscript catalogue) is missing.

Dates: c. 1806 - 1827