Manuscripts: Royal decree

Documents in this section include both manuscripts and early printed forms of broadsheets complete with royal seals and signatures issued by the sultans of the Maldives.


Ealry Printed circular, signed and stamped with a seal in purple ink at the top right corner of a Royal Decree issued to establish duties on fish, shells, fresh and dried coconuts. It is stored rolled into a bamboo tube (HAF-DID-4-SO1) together with HAF-DID-4-MS18 and MS19.