Land donation

This palm-leaf manuscript is a land donation agreement between immuTi kanhaka raamaiya kavuNTar and muttu iruLaaNTi piLLai, his brother muttu viira piLLai and others in and around veLLiyangkunhRam village. It also contains a few small strips of paper documents which are found in between the palmleaves written by the document owner describing briefly the topic of the palmleaves.

Physical characteristics/Extent and format of original material: Palmyra leaf (borassus flabellifer); varying sizes; height 4cm, width 51cm to height 3cm, width 26cm; sideline perforation; few palm-leaves were broken. 7 handwritten palm-leaf documents (8 palm-leaves).

Creation dates of original material (Gregorian and/or Tamil calendar): cittaartti/aavaNi/10, kurooti/maarkali/23, aanhanta/tai/15.