Moore's Australian almanac and hand-book for the year

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N 919.44 MOO
Created/Published
Sydney : J. Moore
Issue
(1874)
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Pen and pencil marks found throughout issue. Some pages may be missing in the original.
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Contents

MOORE'S AUSTRALIAN ALMANAC HAND-BOOK FOR THE YEAR 1874 1
Advertising 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10
MOORE'S AUSTRALIAN ALMANAC AND HAND-BOOK, FOR THE YEAR 1874. 11
Explanation of General Signals. 12
Mail Steamers. 12
Time Ball. 12
Explanation of Storm Signals. 13
Ports Represented by Numerical Flags. 13
TELEGRAPHIC STORM & GENERAL SIGNALS. 14
INDEX. 15
PART I. The Almanac, Calendars, and Astronomical Phenomena. SECTION 1. Almanac Matter and Calendar for the Year 1874. 17 , 16
AUSTRALIAN SEASONS FOR 1874. 17
DURATION OF TWILIGHT AFTER SUNSET AT SYDNEY. 17
LATITUDES AND LONGITUDES OF AUSTRALIA. 18
THE TIDES. 18 , 19
ECLIPSES—1874. 20
GENERAL EQUATION TABLE. 21 , 22
JEWISH CALENDAR. 22
JANUARY—XXXI DAYS. 23
FEBRUARY—XXVIII DAYS. 24
MARCH—XXXI DAYS. 25
APRIL—XXX DAYS. 26
MAY—XXXI DAYS. 27
JUNE—XXX DAYS. 28
JULY—XXXI DAYS. 29
AUGUST—XXXI DAYS. 30
SEPTEMBER—XXX DAYS. 31
OCTOBER—XXXI DAYS. 32
NOVEMBER—XXX DAYS. 33
DECEMBER-XXXI DAYS. 34
GARDENERS’ CALENDAR. Calendar of Culture for the Middle District. 35 , 36 , 37 , 38
POPULATION AND IMPORTS OF AUSTRALIAN COLONIES. 38
RULES TO KNOW WHEN THE MOVEABLE FEASTS OCCUR. 38
SECTION 2. GOVERNORS, PARLIAMENTS, &C. GOVERNORS. 39
PARLIAMENTS. 39 , 40
MINISTRIES. 40 , 41 , 42 , 43
GOVERNOR’S ESTABLISHMENT. 43
EXECUTIVE COUNCIL. 44
Parliament of New South Wales. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. 44 , 45
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. 45 , 46 , 47
COLONIAL SECRETARY’S DEPARTMENTS. 47 , 48 , 49 , 50 , 51 , 52
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND TRADE. 52 , 53 , 54
LANDS AND SURVEY DEPARTMENT. 54 , 55 , 56 , 57
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT. 57 , 58
POST OFFICE. 58
LAW DEPARTMENTS. 58 , 59 , 60 , 61
SECTION 3. Commercial Register for New South Wales. FOREIGN CONSULS. 61
BANKS. 62 , 63 , 64 , 65
Insurance Companies in Sydney. 65 , 66
SECTIONS 4 & 5. Religious, Educational, Benevolent, Literary, and Scientific Societies and Institutions. RELIGIOUS BODIES. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. 67 , 68 , 69
ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH. 69 , 70
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF NEW SOUTH WALES. 71
SYNOD OF EASTERN AUSTRALIA. 72
CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHES. 72
BAPTIST. 72
WESLEYAN METHODISTS. 72 , 73
PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHURCH. 73
UNITARIAN. 73
SYDNEY SYNAGOGUE, YORK STREET. 73
SYDNEY NEW SYNAGOGUE, MACQUARIE STREET. 73 , 74
EDUCATIONAL. 74 , 75
BENEVOLENT INSTITUTIONS. 76 , 77
SECTION 6. Telegraphic, Railway, and Coaching Information, &c. TELEGRAPHIC INFORMATION. 78 , 79 , 80 , 81
MONEY ORDERS. 81 , 82
RAILWAY FARES. 83 , 84 , 85
COACHING INFORMATION. 85 , 86
PUBLIC VEHICLES. 86
CABS AND HACKNEY CARRIAGES. 86 , 87
OMNIBUSES. 87 , 88 , 89 , 90
DRAYS OR VANS. 90
BOATMEN’S FARES. 90
STEAMBOAT INFORMATION. 90 , 91
SECTION 7. Postage on Letters, Books, Newspapers, &c. LETTERS. 92 , 93 , 94 , 95 , 96
PACKETS. 96 , 97
NEWSPAPERS. 98 , 99
INTERIM TIME TABLE IN CONNECTION WITH THE MAIL SERVICE BETWEEN SYDNEY AND SAN FRANCISCO, 99
GALLE MAIL SERVICE-1874. 100
LIST OF POST TOWNS IN NEW SOUTH WALES WITH THEIR DISTANCES, AND THE Times of Departure of Mails from Sydney. 101 , 102 , 103 , 104 , 105 , 106 , 107 , 108 , 109
SECTION 8. Customs' and Stamp Duties. 110
THE AMENDED STAMP DUTIES. 111 , 112 , 113 , 114
LAW CALENDAR—SUPREME COURT. 115
DISTRICT COURT SITTINGS. 115 , 116
COURTS OF QUARTER SESSIONS. 116
CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF SYDNEY. 117
DIGGERS’ READY RECKONER. 118
DIGGERS' READY RECKONER. 119
DIGGERS’ READY RECKONER 120
PART II. General Statistics of the Colony, FOR THE YEAR 1872. 121 , 122
EDUCATION. 122 , 123 , 124 , 125
CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS. 125 , 126
LUNATICS. 126
AGRICULTURE, PRODUCE, MANUFACTURES, &c. 126 , 127
Decennial Return of Live Stock in the Colony. 127 , 128
IMPORTS AND EXPORTS. 128 , 129 , 130
EXPORT OF GOLD-THE PRODUCE OF THE COLONY. 131
GOLD RECEIVED BY ESCORT. 131
SHIPPING. 132
Return, shewing the Manufactories, Works, &c., in the Colony, 1872. 132 , 133
LAW-JUDICIAL. 133
INSOLVENCIES. 134 , 135
SAVINGS’ BANK. 135
RAILWAYS. 135 , 136
POST OFFICE. 136
ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. 136
Return of the Revenue and Receipts of the Colony 137
Abstract of the Disbursements for the year 1872, out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund. 137
LAND SALES. 138
IMMIGRATION FROM THE UNITED KINGDOM TO 138
NATIONALITIES AND RELIGIONS OF THE PEOPLE 139
RANK OF THE PRINCIPAL STATES OF THE WORLD. 140
DENSITY OF POPULATION OF THE PRINCIPAL STATES AND TERRITORIAL DIVISIONS OF THE WORLD. 141
THINGS WORTH KNOWING: CONTAINING A VARIETY OF FACTS FOR EVERYBODY, FROM THE ARTS AND SCIENCES, &c., &c. 142 , 143 , 144 , 145 , 146 , 147 , 148 , 149 , 150 , 151 , 152
J. J. MOORE’S SELECT CATALOGUE OF NEW & STANDARD BOOKS 153
J. J. MOORE’S SELECT CATALOGUE OF STANDARD BOOKS, In Various Departments of Literature. 154 , 155 , 156 , 157 , 158 , 159 , 160 , 161 , 162 , 163 , 164 , 165 , 166 , 167 , 168 , 169 , 170 , 171 , 172 , 173 , 174 , 175 , 176 , 177 , 178 , 179 , 180 , 181 , 182 , 183 , 184 , 185 , 186 , 187 , 188 , 189 , 190 , 191 , 192 , 193 , 194 , 195 , 196 , 197 , 198 , 199 , 200 , 201 , 202 , 203 , 204 , 205 , 206 , 207 , 208 , 209 , 210 , 211 , 212 , 213 , 214 , 215 , 216 , 217 , 218 , 219 , 220 , 221 , 222 , 223 , 224 , 225 , 226 , 227 , 228 , 229 , 230 , 231 , 232 , 233 , 234 , 235 , 236 , 237 , 238 , 239 , 240 , 241 , 242 , 243 , 244 , 245 , 246 , 247 , 248 , 249 , 250 , 251 , 252 , 253 , 254 , 255 , 256 , 257 , 258 , 259 , 260 , 261 , 262 , 263 , 264 , 265 , 266 , 267 , 268 , 269 , 270 , 271 , 272 , 273 , 274 , 275 , 276 , 277 , 278 , 279 , 280 , 281 , 282 , 283 , 284 , 285 , 286 , 287 , 288 , 289 , 290 , 291 , 292
APPENDIX. CHEAP NOVELS, &C. 293
General Alphabetical List of “Railway Library,” “Select Library,” and Other Series, 294 , 295 , 296 , 297 , 298 , 299 , 300 , 301 , 302 , 303
Scott’s Waverley Novels. 303
Popular Novels, Tales, &c. 304
Cameron and Ferguson’s Library of Romance and Adventure. 304
Cameron’s American Fourpenny Library. 304
Cameron and Ferguson’s Threepenny Library. 305
Cameron and Ferguson’s Novels and Romances. 305
JUVENILE BOOKS SUITABLE FOR SCHOOL PRIZES, CHRISTMAS PRESENTS, AND BIRTHDAY GIFTS. 306 , 307 , 308 , 309 , 310 , 311 , 312 , 313 , 314 , 315 , 316 , 317 , 318 , 319 , 320 , 321 , 322 , 323 , 324 , 325 , 326 , 327 , 328 , 329 , 330 , 331 , 332 , 333 , 334 , 335
ILLUSTRATED BOOKS. 336 , 337 , 338 , 339
HANDSOMELY BOUND BOOKS, SUITABLE FOR PRESENTS, IN ELEGANT MOROCCO, CALF, AND OTHER BINDINGS. 339 , 340 , 341 , 342 , 343 , 344 , 345
SCHOOL AND COLLEGE BOOKS. 346 , 347 , 348 , 349 , 350 , 351 , 352 , 353 , 354 , 355 , 356 , 357 , 358 , 359
ATLASES, GLOBES, MAPS, SCHOOL DIAGRAMS, &c. 360 , 361 , 362
BIBLES, BRAYER BOOKS, CHURCH SERVICES, HYMN BOOKS, &c. 363 , 364 , 365 , 366 , 367 , 368 , 369 , 370 , 371
CATHOLIC PRAYER BOOKS, IN PLAIN AND ELEGANT BINDINGS. 372 , 373 , 374 , 375
DOUAY BIBLES, TESTAMENTS, &c. IN PLAIN AND ELEGANT BINDINGS. 375 , 376
CATHOLIC PUBLICATIONS. 376 , 377 , 378 , 379
MISCELLANEOUS STATIONERY. 380
SCHOOL STATIONERY. 381
INDEX. 382 , 383 , 384
Advertising 385 , 386 , 387 , 388

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