Until 1852 the tabulations in this register are: name of applicant
nature of employment applied for
by whom introduced or recommended
remarks (previous appointments, qualifications, previous salaries). In 1852 these headings change to: number of application, name, residence, nature of situation wanted, date of application, when acknowledged and to what effect, recommendations and remarks. After December 1852 the register is subdivided (by thumb-cuts) according to the nature of the situation sought: Artillery Corps, Anything, Clerkships, Customs, Goldfields, Immigration Agents, Local Appointments, Marine, Police, Promotions, Overseers, Survey Department, Council Clerks, Registrars, etc.
These records are part of the holdings of the Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office.