Archival records from Rescuing Tamil customary law: locating and copying endangered records of village judicial assemblies (1870-1940) (EAP314)

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  • Court cases [1919-1945]

    File Ref: EAP314/3/1
    This file contains documents related to court cases involving Siruvalai Zamin's estate (illegal cutting of trees) and the removal of a village headman (nattanmai). ...
  • Village panchayat court [1869-1953]

    File Ref: EAP314/4/4
    This file contains documents relating the Village Panchayat Court (VPC) of Adalai as well as other dispute settlement documents. It includes correspondence between the VPC and the District Magistrate, as well as documents produced by the VPC such as orders ...
  • Land sale deeds [1870-1953]

    File Ref: EAP314/4/3/1
    This file contains documents relating to land management such as sale deeds, leases, agreements of the share of harvest, plot measurements, etc. Several documents concern land belonging to the King of Sivangangai. ...
  • Mortgage deeds [1883-1959]

    File Ref: EAP314/4/3/2
    This file contains mainly mortgage deeds involving dry land, wet land and a few houses. It is noteworthy that many documents contain the caste origin of the lenders and the borrowers. The amounts vary from Rs10 to Rs 6000. ...
  • Land deeds issued by Gandamanayakanur Zamin [1927-1938]

    File Ref: EAP314/2/1
    This file contains two land deeds given to Subburaj Kudumban's family by the Gandamanayakanur Zamindar. ...
  • Land deeds [1884-1920]

    File Ref: EAP314/6/1
    This file consists of 3 documents: 1 mortgage loan, 1 land purchase and 1 land inheritance. ...
  • Deed issued by the Inam Commission [1862-1869]

    File Ref: EAP314/8/3
    This file has 8 Inam deeds given by the Inam commission of Madras to the Addenam. Inam land was government land rented out for a minimal sum and which could be acquired by the tenant at a later period again for a minimal price. ...