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Subject Source: Local sources

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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
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