Court records, receipts and other legal documents

HAF-UTM-MS9-P1
HAF-UTM-MS9 (Utheemu MS9)

Fragment of single page kept at the Muḥammad Thakurufān al-Awzam palace, where it is stored in a glass jar stored within a wooden box.

HAF-UTM-MS10-P1
HAF-UTM-MS10 (Utheemu MS10)

Fragment of single page kept at the Muḥammad Thakurufān al-Awzam palace, where it is stored in a glass jar stored within a wooden box. .

HAF-UTM-MS11-P1
HAF-UTM-MS11 (Utheemu MS11)

Fragment of single page kept at the Muḥammad Thakurufān al-Awzam palace, where it is stored in a glass jar stored within a wooden box.

HAF-UTM-MS19-P1
HAF-UTM-MS19 (Utheemu MS19)

This notebook kept at the Muḥammad Thakurufān al-Awzam palace among a stack of other manuscripts, where it is stored in a wooden box with lid. Contains a handwritten note and text in black ink and pencil.

HAF-UTM-MS20-P1
HAF-UTM-MS20 (Utheemu MS20)

Fragment of single page kept at the Muḥammad Thakurufān al-Awzam palace, , where it is stored in a wooden box with lid.

HAF-UTM-MS21-P1
HAF-UTM-MS21 (Utheemu MS21)

Fragment of single page kept at the Muḥammad Thakurufān al-Awzam palace, where it is stored in a wooden box with lid.

MLE-ARC-MS12
MLE-ARC-MS12 (R-4)

This is a 19th-century Thaana-script transliteration of an older Dhives Akuru-script waqf endowment for the Kalaafaanu Ziyaarat on Hangnaameedhoo (Alif Dhaal).

HAF-DID-MS2-P1
HAF-DID-MS2 (Dhidhoo MS2)

Inventory of goods owed to Sultan Shams al-Dīn by the people of Dhiddho, including coir rope, sail canvas, smithing materials, cowrie shells, fish, and currency (lari). The royal demand is for both the capital and the dividends earned on that be repaid. Watermark on paper: 'Graemhald Foolscap Supreme - Best Dutch Make'.

HAF-DID-MS7-P1
HAF-DID-MS7 (Dhidhoo MS7)

Pre-printed form receipt from the court at Malé for payment from Dhidhoo Faalahbayaa Ruh Gandu.

HAF-DID-MS8-P1
HAF-DID-MS8 (Dhidhoo MS8)

Pre-printed form receipt from the court at Malé for payment from Dhidhoo Faalahbayaa Ruh Gandu.

HAF-DID-MS9-P1
HAF-DID-MS9 (Dhidhoo MS9)

Pre-printed form receipt from the court at Malé for payment from Dhidhoo Faalahbayaa Ruh Gandu.

HAF-DID-MS10-P1
HAF-DID-MS10 (Dhidhoo MS10)

Pre-printed form receipt from the court at Malé for payment from Dhidhoo Faalahbayaa Ruh Gandu.

HAF-DID-MS11-P1
HAF-DID-MS11 (Dhidhoo MS11)

Pre-printed form from the court at Malé confirming payment from Dhidhoo Faalahbayaa Ruh Gandu.

HAF-DID-MS12-P1
HAF-DID-MS12 (Dhidhoo MS12)

Pre-printed form from the court at Malé confirming payment from Dhidhoo Faalahbayaa Ruh Gandu.

HAF-DID-MS13-P1
HAF-DID-MS13 (Dhidhoo MS13)

Pre-printed form from the court at Malé confirming payment from Dhidhoo Faalahbayaa Ruh Gandu.

HAF-DID-MS15-P1
HAF-DID-MS15 (Dhidhoo MS15)

Receipt for shipments of betel nut, rihaakulu, palm sugar, rice, tobacco and spices to Dhidhoo from the Haa Atoll bakery shop.

HAF-DID-MS16-P1
HAF-DID-MS16 (Dhidhoo MS16)

Receipt for shipments of staple goods to Dhidhoo from the Haa Atoll shop.

HAF-DID-MS21-P1
HAF-DID-MS21 (Dhidhoo MS21)

Recepit issued by a shop for 26 adoba of rihaakulu (fish paste) bought by the peopld of Dhidhoo.

HAF-UTM-MS37-P1
HAF-UTM-MS37 (Utheemu MS37)

Recepit issued by a shop for 26 adoba of rihaakulu (fish paste) bought by the peopld of Dhidhoo.

HAF-UTM-MS38-P
HAF-UTM-MS38 (Utheemu MS38)

Receipt on a pre-printed form.

HAF-UTM-MS50
HAF-UTM-MS50 (Utheemu MS50)

List of items given by the people of Dhidhoo to Utheemu Palace as payment for leasing. The document is stored in a wooden manuscript chest at Utheemu Palace (HAF-UTM-2-SO13).

MLE-ARC-MS60-P1
MLE-ARC-MS60 (F2-1)

List of housing plots in Malé, including 3 columns with serial numbers starting at 64-1.

MLE-ARC-MS61-P1
MLE-ARC-MS61 (F2-2)

A list of private properties in Malé with serial numbers starting at 130-1. This list consists of 8 columns detailing the numbers, name of the property, district, owner of the building, owners of the land, condition of land and buildings.

MLE-ARC-MS62-P1
MLE-ARC-MS62 (F2-3)

List of housing plots in Malé, including 3 columns with serial numbers starting at 62-1. The original document appears to have been tampered with.

MLE-ARC-MS64-P1
MLE-ARC-MS64 (F0-5)

A document by Vatha Bandeyri for Al-Sultan Ibrahīm Iskandar I confirming usufruct rights for the people of Faadhippolhu Olhuvelifushi to collect shells from the lagoon between theo southern side of Thilamaanfushu to the northern side of Ma‘Alīkaa.

MLE-ARC-MS70-P1
MLE-ARC-MS70 (F0-15)

A deed by Al-Ghāzī Muḥammad Muhibb al-Dīn Uthama Fandiyāru to resolve the dispute between Dhunburigey ‘Alī Kaleyfaanu and the children of Kudafaree M‘Alīnnthakurufaanu over land endowed by Henveyru Maravalhi Edhuru Manikey.

MLE-ARC-MS78-P1
MLE-ARC-MS78 (F0-39)

A court order of Umaru Meyna Thakurufaanuge Vagufu Goathi, which was equally inherited by the two of his half siblings of Buchaa Muhammadfulhu, Dhonalifulhu and his wife Fihaara Dhokkoge Khadijafulhu and Meynaa Adamkileyfaanu, the latter brother’s descendants gave his portion of inherited land to Khadijafulhu, took mrf 256 from the couple and declared, that as long as this amount was not repaid back, they cannot get back ownership in the presence of witnesses along with a document.

MLE-ARC-MS80-P1
MLE-ARC-MS80 (F0-49)

A court order in which the land on the road that goes to the sea on left side of Machangoalhi Rahdhebai magu, belonging to Kulhudhufushi Hussein Thakurufaanu is divided among his children, Hawwaabee and Vaathee Ahannmaabe and wife Hawaafaanu and the remainder of the land to be sold to son of Rinboodhoo Dhonmoosa Hatheebu Thakurufaanu , Dhon Alikileyfaanu.

MLE-ARC-MS82-P1
MLE-ARC-MS82 (F0-59)

Five lists of names on a military register.

MLE-ARC-MS86-P1
MLE-ARC-MS86 (F0-76)

A translation from dhives to thaana of an order by Sultan Ibrahim Iskandhar for the miskiiy he built, Hukuru Miskiiy, appointing five imams for it.

HDH-KDF-MS1-P1
HDH-KDF-MS1 (Kulhudhufushi MS1)

Printed receipt (no. 211) issued by Bodu Bandeyrige during the 8th year of Sulṭān Ḥasan Nūr al-Dīn's reign in which the citizens of Kulhudhufushi paid 9499 coconuts and 72 rufiyya. This document is kept inside an envelope and stored in a wooden manuscript chest at the Kulhudhufushi Island Council Office (HDH-KDF-3-SO2).

HDH-KDF-MS2-P1
HDH-KDF-MS2 (Kulhudhufushi MS2)

Printed receipt (no. 583) issued by Bodu Bandeyrige during the 9th year of Sulṭān Ḥasan Nūr al-Dīn's reign in which the citizens of Kulhudhufushi paid 12 rufiyaa. This document is kept inside an envelope and stored in a wooden manuscript chest at the Kulhudhufushi Island Council Office (HDH-KDF-3-SO2).

HDH-KDF-MS3-P1
HDH-KDF-MS3 (Kulhudhufushi MS3)

Printed receipt (no. 521) issued by Bodu Bandeyrige during the 9th year of Sulṭān Ḥasan Nūr al-Dīn's reign in which the citizens of Kulhudhufushi paid 12 rufiyaa. Keep inside an envelope and stored in a wooden manuscript chest at the Kulhudhufushi Island Council Office (HDH-KDF-3-SO2).

HDH-KDF-MS4-P1
HDH-KDF-MS4 (Kulhudhufushi MS4)

Printed receipt (no. 221) issued by Bodu Bandeyrige during the 8th year of Sulṭān Ḥasan Nūr al-Dīn's reign for the tax payment of the citizens of Kulhudhufushi, including 8000 rufiyya, bolikottey, 12 fau cowries, and triangular shells in a palm leaf container. 1 Fau = 8 hiyaboli. This document is kept inside an envelope and stored in a wooden manuscript chest at the Kulhudhufushi Island Council Office (HDH-KDF-3-SO2).

HDH-KDF-MS5-P1
HDH-KDF-MS5 (Kulhudhufushi MS5)

Printed receipt (no. 474) issued by Bodu Bandeyrige during the 9th year of Sulṭān Ḥasan Nūr al-Dīn's regin recording the citizens of Kulhudhufushi's repayment of 24 rufiyaa. This document is kept inside an envelope and stored in a wooden manuscript chest at the Kulhudhufushi Island Council Office (HDH-KDF-3-SO2).

HDH-KDF-MS6-P1
HDH-KDF-MS6 (Kulhudhufushi MS6)

Printed receipt (no. 34) issued by Bodu Bandeyrige during the 2nd year of Sulṭān Ḥasan Nūr al-Dīn's regin in which the citizens of Kulhudhufushi paid 17 containers (dhelimulhi)of ink. This document is kept inside an envelope (HDH-KDF-MS10) and stored in a wooden manuscript chest at the Kulhudhufushi Island Council Office (HDH-KDF-3-SO2).

HDH-KDF-MS7-P1
HDH-KDF-MS7 (Kulhudhufushi MS7)

Printed receipt (no. 29) issued by Bodu Bandeyrige during the 33th year of Sulṭān Muḥammad Shams al-Dīn's regin in which the citizens of Kulhudhufushi paid 12350 coconuts.

HDH-KDF-MS8-P1
HDH-KDF-MS8 (Kulhudhufushi MS8)

Printed receipt (no. 43) issued by Bodu Bandeyrige during the 1st year of Sulṭān Muḥammad Shams al-Dīn's regn in which the citizens of Haa Kulhudhufushi paid 13600 rufiyaa.

HDH-KDF-MS9
HDH-KDF-MS9 (Kulhudhufushi MS9)

Printed receipt (no. 21) issued by the Māhkāmat Māalí'ah as proof of payment for the annual tax levy in paid by the citizens of Kulhudhufushi in 1959, amounting to 2570 coconuts and 57 bolikotte.

HDH-KDF-MS10-P1
HDH-KDF-MS10 (Kulhudhufushi MS10)

"Proof of payment for the leasing of Thiladhunmathi lands by the citizens of Kulhudhufushi, issued by the Māhkāmat Mālí'ah The letter advises on the revitilization of palm trees in the island and prohibitions on the felling of trees. The letter is signed by Āmīn Dīdī"

HDH-KDF-MS11-P1
HDH-KDF-MS11 (Kulhudhufushi MS11)

"Proof of payment for the leasing of Thiladhunmathi lands by the citizen of Kulhudhufushi to the Māhkāmat Mālí àh The letter advises the revitilization of palm trees in the island and what it is forbidden to cut down. The letter is signed by Āmīn Dīdī"

HDH-KDF-MS16-P1
HDH-KDF-MS16 (Kulhudhufushi MS16)

The first section of this document is illegible. Subsequent sections stipulate that: 2.Palm trees and household items can only be sold with the permission of the Atoll Council; 3. Price controlled items can be bought and sold only at officially set rates; 4.Any selling of goods from small boats or small businesses can only be done with a permit and fixed manifest of stock; 5.No fish can be sold on credit unless there is no other option - in which cases that can be done with the permission of the Atoll Council; 6.A stack of braided thatch can only brought to the staple goods shop if it is 3 rolls wide and 32 braids long; 7. The selling of sugar and coconuts can only be done at prices set by the Atoll Council. The trading of sugar on credit in unacceptable.