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February 13th, The Corts Foundation presented her latest publication called “The Diplomatic Correspondence between the Kingdom of Siam and the Castle of Batavia during the 17th and 18th century” (translated in the Thai language) to the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand Mrs. Eksiri Pintaruchi.

We are grateful to our partners of the Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok: Mrs. Prof. dr. Bhawan Ruangsilp, dr. Dhiravat Na Pombejra PhD and Miss Joyce Sutthiman Limpanusorn.

By translating original Dutch correspondence into English, Indonesian and now Thai, this unique correspondence becomes more accessible to historians worldwide, and especially also now in Thailand.

(photo left to right: Mevrouw Eksiri Pintaruchi, Dhr. Egbert Jacobs voorzitter TCF, Dhr. Joan Snellen van Vollenhoven secretaris TCF)

Download the publication here >>




The Corts Foundation

is a Dutch non profit organization that uses the legacy of Kees Corts to perform history and archive projects concerning the former Dutch Indies, especially the period of the Dutch East India company, and end of the colonial period during World War II.





Jakarta, Indonesia
Bangkok, Thailand


In particular:
Christiaan G. van Anrooij Fonds
 Engelbert van Bevervoorde-Van Heyst Fonds



In particular:
Isaac Alfred Ailion Foundation







Arsip Nasional Republik Indonesia





National Institute for Military History 





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by 24 Dec. 2013