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Kandy (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

A sketch of the constitution of the Kandyan kingdom

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: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Sketch of the constitution of the Kandyan kingdom

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 96
Scope and Contents

'A sketch of the constitution of the Kandyan kingdom', the last independent state in Sri Lanka, which had its capital at Kandy, c. 1835, 186 pages; a memorandum on the law of inheritance, 30 pages; rules for administering justice, 25 pages; Sir John Doyley's notes on the Kandyan law of inheritance, 8 pages; Singhalese law of inheritance, etc., 47 pages; and notes on the law of marriage, etc., 30 pages.

Dates: 1835
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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