Given by Mrs R.A. Doudney
Small Collections Box 8
‘Batticaloa in Early British Times’ by J.R. Toussaint. An article reprinted from D.B.U. Journal of April 1933. A brief history of the District of Batticaloa, Ceylon. In early colonial times it was a Dutch possession. Surrendered to British in 1795. In 19th century it became District Headquarters, Regimental Headquarters and the place of early endeavours by Wesleyan missionaries. 21 ff.