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HISTORICAL MANUSCRIPTS,

IN THE TAMIL LANGUAGE:

TRANSLATED;

WITH ANNOTATIONS,

By WILLIAM TAYLOR, MISSIONARY,

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. I.

MADRAS.

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TO THE HONORABLE

SIR RALPH PALMER, KNIGHT,

CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE AT MADRAS,

PRESIDENT OF THE

MADRAS LITERARY SOCIETY AND AUXILIARY OF THE ROYAL ASIATIC SOCIETY,

&c. &c. &c.

THIS ATTEMPT TO ELUCIDATE

The History, Mythology, and Antiquities

OF AN INTERESTING KINGDOM OF SOUTHERN INDIA,

NOW AN INTEGRAL PORTION OF

TE BRITISH INDIAN EMPIRE,

IS GRATEFULLY AND MOST RESPECTFULLY

DEDICATED,

SY

HIS LORDSHIP'S MOST OBLIGED,

MOST OBEDIENT,

AND MOST HUMBLE SERVANT,

THE TRANSLATOR AND EDITOR.

PATRONS AND SUBSC'R I B E R S.

The Honorable Sir CHARLES THEOPHILUS METCALFE, Bart. Governor General

of India. (Six copies) His Excellency Lieut. Gen. the Right Honorable Sir FREDERICK ADAM, K.C. B.

Governor of Madras. (Three copies) His HighnESS THE RAJAH OF TANJORE. (Six copies) The Honorable Sir Ralph Palmer, Knight, Chief Justice, Supreme Court,

&c. &c. &c. (Three copies) The Right Reverend Daniel Wilson, Lord Bishop of Calcutta The Honorable WILLIAM OLIVER, Esq. Third Member in Council, Madras.

(Three copies) The Honorable Sir ROBERT B. Comyn, Knight, Puisne Justice, Supreme

Court, &c. &c. &c. Major General Sir J. Doveton, K.C. B. Major General T. HAWKER, Commanding Mysore Division J. BIRD, Esq. Second Puisne Judge, Court of Sudr Adalut. (Two copies) T. A. Oakes, Esq. First Judge, Provincial Court, Centre Division. (Two copies) J. G. TURNBULL, Esq. Accountant General, Madras. (Two copies) Æneas R. Mc.Donell, Esq. Second Member of the Board of Revenue A. D. CAMPBELL, Esq. Civil Auditor. (Two copies) H. CHAMIER, Esq. Chief Secretary to Government. (Two copies)

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