Bulletin officiel des Établissements français de l’Inde. Tome cinquante-deuxième. Année 1878 Vol. 52, Issues 1 to 9, 1878

Missing issues: 8, 10-12 and index pages. This volume contains notification nos. 1 to 456. Some of the topics covered are: government’s budget figures for the year 1878; election of members to local councils; nomination of various commissions to study projects such as the creation of a savings bank and of a market place in Pondicherry; promulgation of the extradition treaty between France and Britain, and France and Denmark; decree on a new postal tax regime; confirmation/reversal of some judgments given by the courts in French India; creation and operation of a railway in Pondicherry (the detailed tender specifications, i.e. “cahier des charges” are given) ; decision to expropriate land required for the construction of the railway track between Pondicherry and the Gingee river (list of the land owners is given); rules regarding the judicial appeal process in French India; several instructions from the ministry on administrative and financial matters; nominations etc.

1 volume containing 12 issues; 450 pages & 2 foldouts containing tables. Dimensions: 21.5 x 14 cm.