The Hong Kong Government Gazette/Volume 1/No 3
The Contract for publishing this Gazette, entered into on the 24th September, 1853, was terminated on the 30th ultime; and notice is hereby given, that a New Series of this Gazette will be published hereafter, to commence from the 7th instant, under a New Contract, and that
"THE HONGKONG GOVERNMENT GAZETTE,"
will, as before, be the only Official Organ for Proclamations, Notifications, and Public Papers, of this Government.
W. T. Mercer, Colonial Secretary.
Colonial Secretary's Office, Victoria, Hongkong, 2d July, 1855.
(illegible text) following Return of Notes in Circulation and Specie in Reserve at the Bank of the Oriental Bank Corporation (illegible text) Hongkong, is published for general information.
W. T. Mercer,
Colonial Secretary's Office, Victoria, Hongkong, 16th July, 1855.
(illegible text) of the Average amount of Notes in Circulation of the Bank of the Oriental Bank Corporation in Hongkong for the Month ending 31st May, 1855, rendered in accordance with the Terms of Her Majesty's Royal Charter of Incorporation.
Exclusive of the Notes of the Oriental Bank still outstanding.
Oriental Bank Corporation, Hongkong, 1st June, 1855.
The Books and Treasure of the above Corporation were this day inspected by me, and the Amount exhibited accorded with the (illegible text) the Charter.
(illegible text) the 15th, 1855.
His Excellency Her Britannic Majesty's Plenipotentiary and Chief Superintendent of Trade, &c., &c., is hereby (illegible text) to notify, that the Returns of the British trade at the Port of Canton for the Year ending 31st December, 1854, published in the Hongkong Government Gazette of the 5th May last, having been found to be (illegible text) are cancelled, and the following amended Returns are published in their stead for general information.
Victoria, Hongkong, 2d July, 1855.
|Under what Colours.||No. of Ships.||Tonnage.||Under what Colours.||No. of Ships.||Tonnage.|
|(illegible text)||1||672||New Grenada,||1||672|
|By the Proctors.||Sterling||(illegible text)|
|For attending before the Judge or Judge Surrogate, either in Court or Chambers||0||7|
|On extracting any Warrant, Monition, Commission, Writ, or other Instrument||0||8|
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|Fair Copying or Engrossing, for every folio||0||0|
|For Consultation with Counsel, if any such should be found requisite, preparatory to the final Hearing of a Cause, or otherwise; but no such charge to be made in an undefended Case||0||13|