Missing pages: 953-960. pages 555-562 of the first part of the Journal Officiel 1915 are wrongly bound between pages 952 and 961. Every issue contains an official and an unofficial part. The official part includes announcements and notices regarding: meetings of the health board, post, railways, taxes, competitive examinations for government jobs, statements of revenue and expenditure of the government, results of some elections, various tenders issued by the government, undeliverable or returned mail, applications received for setting-up of inconvenient/hazardous factories and commodo/incommodo investigations conducted prior to approval, extracts of minutes of Pondicherry’s Appellate Court, opening of court sessions, court holidays and dates/list of hearings, dates/ programmes of various examinations, distribution of prizes to students, meteorological observations, auction by the government of seized or unused items or those obtained from vacant succession. The unofficial section contains information on: departure of mail, municipal music, movement of ships and cargo in the Pondicherry and Karikal harbours, list of the passengers, reports on the execution of public works, balance sheet of the Pondicherry branch of the Indo-China bank, list of new acquisitions of the public library, telegrams from the French News Agency Havas regarding developments in World War I, legal and judicial announcements such as public auction of movable and immovable properties that have been seized by the court or sold by licitation, some commercial advertisements, list of new renonçants, obituaries, receptions, a table relating to land transfers etc. Many of the announcements are translated in Tamil.
1 volume containing 52 issues; 1424 pages. Dimensions: 22.5 x 14 cm. Page 650 in the volume has a small hole. A white sheet has been placed behind it in order to obtain a clear copy.