Bulletin officiel des Établissements français de l’Inde. Tome cinquante-et-un. Année 1877 Vol. 51, Issues 1 to 12, 1877

Issue 1 has a supplement 1bis with no month. pages 71-86 are wrongly numbered as 17-32 and page 147 as 447. This volume contains notification nos. 1 to 442. Some of the topics covered are: penal code of the metropolis made applicable in French India (the entire text of the Penal code is given); leave and service rules for functionaries; several entries pertaining to the preparation of elections for a “deputé” from French India to the French National Assembly; rules on hired vehicles in Chandernagor; decisions regarding the police of Chandernagor and Karikal; organization of the Calvé-Souprayachettyar college in Pondicherry, its internal rules and curriculum; tax exemption for ships bringing food grains to Pondicherry; list of rations and medicines to be loaded on ships carrying Indian emigrants; decree on the profession of advocate in French India; decree determining the powers of the governor with respect to matters of caste and religion; decisions related to the export of the “guinée” cloth from French India; several administrative and financial instructions to the colonies; personnel rules; ministerial circulars relating to modes of exchanging correspondence and to postal services; convening of elected councils; tariffs and taxes; competitions for government jobs; nominations etc.

1 volume containing 12 issues and indices; 796 pages & 5 foldouts containing tables. Dimensions: 22 x 13.5 cm. The foldouts are badly damaged and have been pieced together for digitization.