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A sketch of the constitution of the Kandyan kingdom

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 95

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'.

Dates

  • 1892

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

.01 cubic metre(s) (1 volume) : paper

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

MSS 3

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.

General

This collection level description was created by RAS.

Originator(s)

Unknown

Includes index.
Date
2005-09-21 09:03:01+00:00
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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