The manuscript includes:
(i) Reports on the economic potential of Malabar, its topographical features, etc. circa 1800 (page 3);
(ii) Copy of a journal describing the Dutch defensive preparations at Trincomalee in 1795 (page 27);
(iii) Copy of an account of Robert Andrews’ mission to Kandy in 1796 (page 43). See also MS.13796, page 9 and MS.13956, folio 11 verso.