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, balance sheet of the Pondicherry branch of the Indo-China bank, 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, list of new acquisitions of the public library, 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, 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 etc. This volume also contains a couple of tables relating to land transfers. Many of the announcements are translated in Tamil.
1 volume containing 52 issues; 1068 pages & 6 foldouts containing tables. Dimensions: 21.5 x 14.5 cm. Pages 139-158 and 661-681 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 (1690)