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  • Frederick Martin
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

The present form of government of Ceylon was established by Letters Patent of April 1831, and supplementary orders of March 1833. According to the terms of this constitution, the administration is in the hands of a Governor, aided by an Executive Council of five members; viz. the Officer Commanding the Troops, the Colonial Secretary, the Queen’ s Advocate, the Treasurer, and the Auditor-General; and a Legislative Council of 15 members, including the members of the Executive Council, four other officeholders, and six unofficial members.

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Statistical and other Books of Reference concerning Ceylon

1. Official Publications

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Statistical and other Books of Reference concerning India. 1. Official Publications

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Statistical and other Books of Reference concerning Persia. 1. Official Publications

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2. Non-Offficial Publications

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Statistical and other Books of Reference concerning Siam. 1. Official Publications

  1. Commercial Report from H.M.’s Consul-General in Siam for the year 1870. 8. London, 1871.Google Scholar
  2. Reports of Mr. Thos. Geo, Knox, Consul-General, on the trade of Siam, dated Bangkok, February 12, 1870; in ‘Commercial Reports from H.M.’s-Consuls in China and Siam.’ 8. London, 1870.Google Scholar
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2. Non-Official, Publications

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