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Series:
Draft and Duplicate Copies of the Annual Official, Financial and Statistical Reports.
Series Number:
Access:
Open
Start Date:
01 Jan 1822
End Date:
31 Dec 1855
Source:
Archives Office of Tasmania
Creating Agency:
01 Jan 182531 Dec 1856
How to Use:
Multiple copies of certain years exist, and this is reflected in the inventory. There is another - and overall fuller - and possibly more legible set of these 'Blue Books' on the Australian Joint Copying Project microfilm at CO284 reels 1194-1201.
Series notes:
Though not completely uniform, the returns and other schedules of this series are far less variable from year to year than those described under CSO 49

the contents of a fairly typical volume are given as a general guide, and variations are indicated below: schedule of taxes, fees, duties and all other sources of revenue

abstract of net revenue and expenditure

expenditure incurred by the colony on account of military defence

Returns of public works, (a) of a military nature, (b) of a civil nature

Return of military forces

Expenditure incurred by the Imperial Government in the colony

Alphabetical list of officers of the Civil Establishment

Return of the Civil Establishment (arranged by department, and giving office, name, date of appointment, by whom appointed and by what authority, salary, fees and other emoluments, leave)

similar returns of the Military, Judicial and Ecclesiastical Establishments

Colonial pensions

Recapitulations of the Establishments, giving totals of expenditure for each

Legislation (giving date passed and substance)

Legislative and Executive Councils (giving name of member, date of appointment and confirmation, other offices held)

Returns of population, by Police District, subdivided under male and female, free and bond, and giving distribution by employment, births, marriages and deaths

Return of churches and livings, giving population of parish, name of incumbent, area of glebe etc., number of persons attending church, and subdivided by denomination

Return of Schools, giving location, whether public or free, name of master, number of scholars, method of instruction, mode of maintenance

Rates of exchange of British and colonial currency

amount and type of coin in circulation

amount of paper currency in circulation

weights and measures used

Imports and exports, giving description and quantity, where from and to, value, number of ships inward and outward

Return of produce and stock, subdivided by district and giving crops, kinds of stock, kinds of produce and prices

Returns of manufactories, mines and fisheries, giving kind of manufacture and quantity, kind and quantity of mineral mined, description of fish, number of boats employed, quantity and value of fish

Returns of lands alienated, whether granted, purchased or leased, and giving name, occupation and station of grantee, date of grant, area, location, amount of quit-rent, purchase money or rent

Return of gaols and prisoners, giving name and situation of prison, capacity, type of punishments, number of inmates under various categories, number of deaths and casualties

Questionnaire (printed) answered on the internal economy of colonial gaols. After 1840, comparative statements of revenue and expenditure (current and preceding year) are included.

These records are part of the holdings of the Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office.
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