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Thomas Fiott de Havilland: Journal, Ceylon campaign

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9625

Scope and Contents

Journal and papers of the Ceylon campaign. 1. Ceylon campaign journal, 1 January - 8 July 1796. 2. Letter to Sir Peter de Havilland, father, with entries for 25 February 1796 - 26 March 1796. 3. Statement of property captured at Columbo, Point De Galle and their dependencies, dated 6 June 1797.


  • Creation: 1796-1797


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There is a detailed description of the collection in the Additional Manuscripts Catalogue, available in the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Julian Browning, 2002.

Related Materials

Cambridge University Library holds correspondence and papers of Thomas de Havilland relating to architecture and engineering in India, MS.Add.9548.

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