Prince Madrais Alibasa Manuscript No. 9

The manuscript No.9 is written in a set of loose folios. The size is 34 x 21.5 cm. The condition of paper is brittle, perforated, torn and yellowing. The ink penetrates to the reverse side, but the writing is still readable. In this manuscript, Prince Madrais writes historical facts of his life when he was banned by the Dutch colonial government to use his principality title.The control of dutch colonial government in Java caused many desctruction. He also explains a number of life guide such as prayer of newborn, prohibition of circumssion, introspection is the life control mean, the consciousness of human to humanity and nation is for balance and harmony of nature, rules of marriage, explanation of nation scripts and its philosopical meaning, religion must be appropriate with the nature and culture, processing food and drink to avoid the influence of animas and plants character from the food and drink we consume, etc.

Extent and format of original material: File 9: 392 pages of folios.

Owner(s) of original material: Prince Djatikusumah, Ratna Gumilang Damiasih.

Author/Scribe: Prince Madrais Sadewa Alibassa Kusuma Wijayaningrat.

The material is written in Cacarakan (Sundanese-Javanese) script.