The manuscript can be devided into two sections: 1) the English translation of the first verses of the 122-144th jātakas of the Theravāda Jātaka canon (around 547 jātakas in total), including the original Sinhalese text on the left hand-side pages, and 2) the first verses of the next 13 jātakas that are left untranslated. Written in Gogerly's hand; before November 6, 1847 in Sri Lanka (Ceylon). The first section is 6 pages, while the second one - 5; aligned in columns. The item is slightly fragile. 20.7cmX16.2cm.