EXTRAORDINARY MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF CEYLON
12-16 Jan., 1660
Vol. 9, Fol. 188 1/2.
Expediton aginst Cochin and Keylam
With a view to enlarging this military force and because certain volunteers among the Islander troops or lascorins offering their services for this expedition, it was resolved to take in addition :
The Mudaliyar of Negombo with one hundred troops,
Dom Luys d’ Andrade of Kalutara with sixty troops,
Joan Rodrigues Arache of Colombo with twenty troops,
The Arachchi of Matara with a company of forty,
making a contingent of upwards of two hundred island soldiers.