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service of government, have been rescinded by the resolutions of the governor-general in council of the 20th of November, 1806. Published by order of the honourable the governor-general in council. THo. BR own, Chief Sec. to Govt.

Dece MBER. Fort William, Accountant-General's Office, Dec. 3, 1806. Notice is hereby given, that the treasury notes of this government, which may be outstanding from No. 5,601 to No 5,760 of 1805-6 inclusive, will be discharged on application to the general treasury, on Thursday, the 11th instant, on which day the interest thereon will Cease. H. St. G. Tucker,

Accountant-General.

Fort William, Dec. 5, 1806. A dispatch from the resident at Delhi has this morning been received by the honorable the governor-general in council, announcing the melancholy event of the decease of his majesty Shah Allum, on the morning of the 19th ultimo. His majesty's remains were interred on the evening of the same day, with great funeral pomp and splendor, in the vault of his ancestors, and the funeral was attended by the resident at Delhi, and the principal public officers stationed at that capital. The utmost tranquillity prevailed in the capital at the time of the dispatch of the latest advices from the resident at Delhi. His late majesty is succeeded in the throne of Delhi by his majesty's eldest son, Mirza Akber Shah, who ascended the musnud in public state on 19th ult. His present majesty has assumed the title of Akber Saunee. In testimony of respect to the memory

of his late majesty, the honorable the governor-general has been pleased to direct, that minute guns be fired from the ramparts of Fort William, and at the principal military stations within the company's provinces. Thos. BR own. Chief Sec. to Govt.

Fort William, Accountant General's Office, Dec. 10, 1806. Notice is hereby given, that the treasury notes of this government, which may te outstanding from No. 5,761 to No. 5,970 of 1805-6 inclusive, will be discharged on application at the general treasury, on Thursday, the 18th instant, on which day the interest thereon will Cease. W. E.Gerton, Deputy Acct. Gen.

Fort William. Accountant-General's Office, Dec. 17, 1806. Notice is hereby given, that the treasury notes of this government, which may be outstanding from No 5,971 to No. 6,250 of 1805-6 inclusive, will be discharged on application at the general treasury, on Friday, the 26th instant, on which day the interest thereon will cease. W. Egerton, Deputy Acct. Gen.

Proclamation.
Fort William, Dec. 18, 1806.

Whereas instances have occurred of masters of ships, placing themselves under convoy of his majesty's ships of war, disobeying, to the great injury of the public service, and of individuals, the orders which they have received from the commanding officers of the convoy, the honorable the governor-general in council, in order to prevent as much as possible a recurrence of such practices, , is pleased to publish the following orders, orders, to take effect from this date. 1st. All masters of ships, belonging of this port, placing themselves under convoy of his majesty's ships of war, are required strictly to conform to the orders which they receive from the commanding officer of such convoy.

2d. On a report being made to this government, on the part of the commanding officer of the convoy, that any masters of such ships have, without orders, separated from his convoy, an enquiry will be immediately instituted in the conduct of such masters, and unless satisfactory proof of the necessity of their separating from the convoy can be shewn, such masters will be considered to have contravened the orders of government, and to have forfeited protection of the honorable company, and will be ordered by the government to quit India. Published by order of the honorable the governor-general in council,

THos. Brown, Chief Sec. to the Govt.

Fort William, Public Department,
Dec. 24, 1806.

The public are hereby informed, that the sum expected to be applicable to the redemption of the public debt by the commissioners of the sinking fund, in the month of January, 1807, is sicca rupees 3,00,000. Of this sum sicca rupees 1,01,000, will be applied to the discharge of the bonds and notes of the general register of 1792-3, from No. 4,842 to No. 4,869 both inclusive, on Saturday, the 24th January, on which date the interest thereon will cease. The remainder will be applied by the commissioners in the purchase of the bonds and notes of this government, on tenders being made to

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them in the usual manner. By order of the honorable the governorgeneral in council, Thos. BRow N, Chief Sec. to Govt.

JANUARY. Fort William, Public Department, January 7, 1807. Notice is hereby given, that no further subscriptions to the loan opened on the 10th July last, will be received after Saturday, the 31st instant, at any of the public treasuries. The collectors and other public officers in charge of treasuries, are accordingly prohibited from receiving subscriptions after that date, when their registers are to be closed and transmitted to the accountant-general. Published by order of the honorable the governor-general in council, Thos. BRow N, \ Chief Sec. to the Govt.

Fort William, Accountant-General's Office, January 7, 1807. Notice is hereby given, that the treasury notes of this government which may be outstanding from No. 6,701 to No. 6,970 of 1805-6 inclusive, will be discharged on application at the general treasury, on Thursday, the 15th of January, 1807, on which day the interest thereon will cease. W. EGERton, Accountant-General. Fort William, Account General's Office, January 14, 1807. Notice is hereby given, that the treasury notes of this government, which may be outstanding from No. 6,971 to No. 7,350 of 1805-6 inclusive; will be discharged on application at the general treasury, on Thursday, the 22d instant, on which day the interest thereon will Cease, W. EGERT on, - Accountant-General. Fort Fort William, Public Department, January 24, 1807. The governor-general in council is pleased to direct, that the following advertisement, issued under the authority of the right honorable the governor in council of Fort St. George, be published for . general information. Government Advertisement. The right honorable the governor in council being desirous of giving every practical encouragement to the importation of rice at this presidency, in consequence of a failure in the periodical rains of the late monsoon ; notice is hereby given, that his lordship in council has been pleased to resolve, that the price of one hundred and ten (110) pagodas per Madras garce, shall be allowed on such rice (of the description of cargo rice of good quality) as may be imported at Fort St. George, from the territories subject to the government of Bengal, from the tenth of February to the first of August next. 2. It is to be understood, that the importers of rice shall have the option of disposing of the grain in the market at such rate as the price of the market may produce, or of disposing of it to the government on the above terms, there being no obligation on the importers or the owners of rice to transfer it to the government, if not consistent with their own convenience and inclination. 3. If the importer of rice shall be desirous of accepting the terms allowed by this advertisement, the rice will be received into the public stores, and paid for on delivery. 4. As it is probable that persons may be desirous of remitting money to Bengal for the purchase of grain, it is hereby notified, that, until fur

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Fer RUARY.

Eort William, Public Department,

Feb. 11, 1807. The public are hereby informed, that the sub-treasurer at the presidency, the resident at Lucknow, and the several collectors of the land revenue, have been authorized to 1eceive, until further orders, any sums of money in even hundreds, (not being less than sicca rupees one thousand, which may be tendered on loan to the honourable company, at an interest of eight per cent. per annum, as hereafter

specified. 2d. The abovementioned officers have been authorized to receive in transfer to this loan, alloutstanding treasury

treasury notes or treasury bills of this government; accepted bills of exchange drawn on the governorgeneral in council, after deducting interest at the rate of six rupees thirteen annas and six pice percent. per annum, for the period which the bill may have to run; bills for arrears of salary, whether the same shall have been advertised for payment or not, and, generally, all authorised public demands. 3d. The paymasters of the army are also authorised to transfer any demands which may be payable by them respectively to this loan, and to grant drafts for the amount, in the usual manner, on the military paymaster-general, which drafts shall be received by the several officers above-mentioned, in payment of subscriptions, on being rendered to them for that purpose. 4th. Subscriptions to this loan will be received at a discount of three per cent. that is, for every subscription of one hundred and three sicca rupees, a receipt will be granted, entitling the subscriber to a promissary note for one hundred sicca rupees, to be issued on the terms of the present loan. 5th. The treasury notes of this government bearing an interest of ten per cent. per annum, and the public obligations of government, generally, which bear that rate of interest, will be received until the 30th of April next, in subscription to this loan at par. 6th. The sicca rupee of Lucknow and Benares will be received as equal to the Calcutta sicca ru

*... A receipt will be granted for each subscription, bearing interest at the rate of ten per cent. per annum, from the date of such

receipt, until the 2d of November next, when the accounts of this loan will be made up. 8th. The interest which may be due on the 2d of November next, on receipts granted for subscriptions to this loan, will be paid in cash at the general treasury at the presidency, or at the treasuries of the resident at Lucknow, or of the collectors of the ceded and conquered provinces, in cases where the subscriptions shall have been made at those treasuries respectively, and for the principal, a promissory note will be granted, bearing date the 2d of November, 1807, and be numbered and registered in the order in which the receipts may be presented at the accountant-general's office. 9th. The principal of the promissory notes shall be payable, either in Bengal under the rules established for the payment of the register debt now existing, or by bills to be drawn by the governorgeneral in council on the honourable the court of directors, at the exchange of two shillings and sixpence the sicca rupee, payable twelve months after sight, (which bills shall be granted at any time, on the application of the proprietor of the notes, either when the principal shall have become payable in Bengal, or at any earlier period;) and any bills which may be so granted will, if the proprietor desire it, be forwarded by the deputy-accountant-general in the public packets, to him, or his agents, or assigns, according to the instructions which may be given for that purpose. 10th. The interest of the promissory notes shall be payable halfyearly, viz. on the 2d of May and the 2d of November, from year to year, until the principal shall be discharged, discharged, and it shall be at the option of the proprietors of the notes to receive payment of such interest, either in cash at the general treasury at the presidency, or by bills to be drawn by the governorgeneral in council, on the honorable the court of directors, at the exchange of two shillings and sixpence the sicca rupee, payable six months after sight ; provided always, in the latter case, that the interest for which bills may be so required, amount to the sum of fifty pounds sterling, at the least, and no bills will be granted for any smaller amount. 11th. For the accommodation of persons returning to Europe the subscribers to this loan, their executors, administrators, or assigns, shall be entitled, on application to the governor-general in council, to have their promissory notes (provided they amount to the principal sum of sicca rupees 1,000, deposited in charge of the sub-treasurer for the time being at the risk, and under the security of the company. An acknowledgment will be granted by that officer for the promissory notes so deposited with him, and the interest accruing thereon will be remitted as it shall become due by the bills on the terms above-mentioned, which bills will be forwarded by the deputyaccountant-general to the proprietor, his agent, or assign, according to the instructions which may be given, for that purpose. 12th. All applications to the governor-general in council to have promissory notes deposited in the treasury must be accompanied by the notes so to be deposited, and directions must be written in the following terms, on the face and cross lines of each note, and be attested by the signature of the pro

prietor, or his constituted attorney or attornies.

“The interest accruing halfyearly on this promissory note, and the principal, as it shall become payable, according to the order established for the discharge of the register debt, are to be remitted (unless it shall be hereafter directed to the contrary) by bills to be drawn on the hon. the court of directors, pursuant to the tenor of this promissory note, and the other conditions of this loan, published in the Calcutta gazette of the 12th February, 1807, payable to and to be forwarded to ; but this promissory note shall not be pledged, sold, or in any manner negotiated, or delivered up to any person whomsoever; nor are these directions with respect to the mode of payment of the interest, or principal, to be in any manner altered, except on application to the governor-general in council, to be made by myself, my executors, or administrators, or under the authority of a special power of attorney, specifying the number, date, and amount of this promissory note, to be executed by me or them, for that purpose.”

13th. For the satisfactionofpersons who may propose to return to Europebefore the period prescribed for the finaladjustment of the accounts of this loan, and who may be desirous of availing themselves of the accommodation offered them under the foregoing articles, the deputyaccountant-general will, on their part, write the declaration above prescribed on the promissory notes, provided he shall receive instructions for that purpose by an indorsement to be executed on the receipt or receipts, under the signature of the proprietor, or his constituted - attorney

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