Every issue contains an official and an unofficial part. The official part includes announcements and notices regarding: meetings of the health board, post, taxes, competitive examinations for government jobs, closure of the previous year’s budget, 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, 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, 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, appeals to the Hindu non-renonçant population to join the army, collection of funds for the war, 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 etc. Many of the announcements are translated in Tamil.
1 volume containing 53 issues; 1654 pages & 6 foldouts containing tables. Dimensions: 22 x 15 cm.View images from this file (1666)