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

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  • Miscellaneous [1865-1937]

    File Ref: EAP314/3/3/3
    This file contains 6 documents concerning land deed, loans and inam estate. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Panchayat documents [1837-1940]

    File Ref: EAP314/1/1
    Hand written petitions sent to Ananji Thevar and his son Pinna Thevar (respectively grand-father and father of the current document holder). These Petitions deal with: application for divorces, agreement for divorce by the village headman, notice of the di ...
  • Petition Notebook 1 [1915-1916]

    File Ref: EAP314/1/2/1
    This notebook contains 11 village names and 20 petitions dealing with conflicts over: the leasing of a house, adultery, elopement, betrothal, cash dealings, summons and judgments. ...
  • Petition Notebook 2 [1924-1925]

    File Ref: EAP314/1/2/2
    This notebook contains 14 village names and 36 petitions dealing with conflicts over: divorce, land, loan, excommunication from the caste, adultery. 80 pages school notebook: height 24.08 cm; width 19.91 cm. ...
  • Petition Notebook 3 [1924-1930]

    File Ref: EAP314/1/2/3
    This notebook contains 10 village names and 19 petitions dealing with conflicts over: adultery, marital strife, captivation and elopement. 40 pages school notebook: height 24.08 cm; width 19.91 cm. ...
  • Petition Notebook 4 [1925-1950]

    File Ref: EAP314/1/2/4
    This notebook contains 2 village names and 11 petitions dealing with conflicts over: adultery; daughters in-law not respecting their mother-in-law, inter-caste marriage, murder, theft. 40 pages school notebook: height 24.08 cm; width 19.91 cm. Cover is mis ...
  • Petition Notebook 5 [1926-1927]

    File Ref: EAP314/1/2/5
    This notebook contains 9 village names and 15 petitions dealing with conflicts over: marriage, theft, rape; adultery. 40 pages school notebook: height 24.08 cm; width 19.91 cm. ...
  • Petition Notebook 6 [1929-1930]

    File Ref: EAP314/1/2/6
    This notebook contains 7 village names and 20 petitions dealing with conflicts over: theft, family dispute, rape, adultery. 40 pages school notebook: height 24.08 cm; width 19.91 cm. ...
  • Petition Notebook 7 [1929-1930]

    File Ref: EAP314/1/2/7
    This notebook contains 7 village names and 29 petitions dealing with conflicts over: theft, family strife, loans, food crops dealings, land , shares of the harvest, murder, divorce. 64 pages school notebook: height 24.08 cm; width 19.91 cm. ...
  • Petition Notebook 8 [1934-1936]

    File Ref: EAP314/1/2/8
    This notebook contains 6 village names and 13 petitions dealing with conflicts over: adultery, marriage strife, lack of social cohesion. 64 pages school notebook: height 24.08 cm; width 19.91 cm. ...
  • Petition Notebook 9 [1936-1937]

    File Ref: EAP314/1/2/9
    This notebook contains 9 village names and 18 petitions dealing with conflicts over: marriage, domestic strife, elopement, rape, cash dealings, adultery. 40 pages school notebook: height 24.08 cm; width 19.91 cm. ...
  • Petition Notebook 10 [1937-1938]

    File Ref: EAP314/1/2/10
    This notebook contains 6 village names and 20 petitions dealing with conflicts over: Family strife, loan, traditional marriage rights, dowry, asset settlement for second wife. 64 pages school notebook: height 24.08 cm; width 19.91 cm. ...
  • Petition Notebook 11 [1949-1950]

    File Ref: EAP314/1/2/11
    This notebook contains 6 village names and 13 petitions dealing with conflicts over: marriage, excommunication from the caste. 40 pages school notebook: height 24.08 cm; width 19.91 cm. Cover is Missing. ...