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 the 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, collection of funds for the war, legal and judicial announcements such as the public auction of movable and immovable properties that have been seized by the court or are being sold by licitation, some commercial advertisements, list of new renonçants, obituaries etc. Many of the announcements are translated in Tamil.
1 volume containing 52 issues; 1216 pages & 7 foldouts containing text and tables. Dimensions: 21.5 x 15.5 cm. Pages 851-852 in the volume are slightly torn. A white sheet has been placed behind them in order to obtain a clear copy.View images from this file (1222)