A sketch of the constitution of the Kandyan kingdom
Scope and Contents
A work on the constitution of the Kandyan Kingdom, the last independent state in Sri Lanka, which had its capital at Kandy, 414 pages. The manuscript is endorsed at the end 'Copied by J.H. Direckize Translator of the Ratnapura Kachcheri (?) 28th Octr. 1892'.
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.01 cubic metre(s) (1 volume) : paper
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Other Finding Aids
Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 71.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The provenance of the collection is unknown.
Existence and Location of Copies
The contents of the manuscript are almost identical to those in RCMS 96.
This collection level description was created by RAS.
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