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

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  • Copper plate 1 [1827-1945]

    File Ref: EAP314/3/5/1
    This file contains one copperplate. This copper plate, issued by king Tirumalai Narendiran establishes Immudi Achiram Goundar as the headman (palayakarran) of set of villages and gives him the office of watchman over the Alagar temple. Details of tax colle ...
  • Copper plate 2 [1827-1945]

    File Ref: EAP314/3/5/2
    This file contains two copperplates. These two copperplates mention a variety of topics. They begin by praising lord Krishna. Then goes on to described a certain Veeramallathevan of Pattanaiyur who is praised by the village residents for his bravery in fig ...
  • Copper plate 1 [1657]

    File Ref: EAP314/1/3/1
    This copper plate, issued by Tirumala Nayakkar in 1657, establishes the boundaries and taxes to a village (Kongarpuliyankulam) and divides the rights to levy taxes there between Pinna Tevar and a certain Irulappa Gounder. ...
  • Copper plate 2 [1655]

    File Ref: EAP314/1/3/2
    The copper plate, issued by Tirumalai Nayakkar in 1655 is the foundation charter of headman ship amongst the Pramalai Kallars. It establishes Pinna Tevar, the document holder’s forefather as the headman of eight provinces (nadu), grants him the right to de ...
  • Copper plate 3 [1645]

    File Ref: EAP314/1/3/3
    This copper plate, issued by Tirumalai Nayakkar in 1645, describes how Tirumalai Nayakkar, in return for a tribute of 50 rupees, granted Pinna Tevar some houses in a Konar (a pastoral subcaste)area as well as the right to collect from them fees in kind (ca ...
  • Copper plate transcription [1888]

    File Ref: EAP314/8/1
    This file has one handwritten document which is transcription from a copper plate which was not available. It describes how the three south Indian Kings (Chera, Chola, Pandya) did their Siva puja (ritual) and told the forefathers of the document holders to ...
  • Vigilance Right

    File Ref: EAP314/9/1
    This file has 1 copper plate related to vigilance rights over three village and three measurement of land. ...