EAP 314 Collection 6
Location of the Original Documents:
Number of digital images:
10 digital images in TIFF format
Extent and Format of the original documents:
4 handwritten paper documents
Date range of the original documents:
Scope and content of the collection:
This collection contains documents related to land management (pledging, purchase and sharing) as well as documents dealing with a divorce and the maintenance to be given by the former husband to his first wife. The document holder belongs to the Paraiyar caste. One of the documents was used to settle a dispute with members of the Kallar caste.
System of arrangement of the collection:
The collection is arranged in series: (1) Land deeds, (2) Maintenance Pledge
(1) Land deeds
This series (1884-1920) contains documents related to land management: pledging, purchase and sharing.
(2) Maintenance Pledge
This series (1904) contains one document dealing with a divorce case and addresses the maintenance to be given by the former husband to his first wife.