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2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar

& Décimal Fractions), 74-77 3. English Composition, 67 4. Précis, 72 5. Geography, 37 6. History, 45 7. Latin,* 101 8. French, or one other Lan

guage,* 104

4. Geography, 37
5. English History, 45

6. Latin,* 101
II. OTHER CLERKS; EXTRA CLERKS;

LANDING WAITERS;T COAST

OFFICERS; GAUGERS. 1. Exercises designed to test

Handwriting and Ortho

graphy, 71 2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar

& Decimal Fractions), 74-77
3. English Composition, 67
4. Geography, 37
5. English History (except for

Coast Officers), 45
III. TIDEWAITERS AND WEIGHERS.

1. Writing from Dictation, 69
2. Arithmetic (first four rules,

and the different Weights

and Measures), 75-81 IV. HOUSEKEEPERS AND MESSEN

Exchequer. CLERKS. 1. Exercises in Handwriting and

Orthography, 71 2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar

& Decimal Fractions), 74-77 3. Book-keeping, 59 4. Correspondence, 67 5. Précis, 72

GERS.

1. Reading
2. Writing from Dictation, 69
3. Arithmetic (the first four

rules), 76

Deeds, Registrar of, in Middlesex.

Nothing fixed.

Factory Inspector's Department. SUB-INSPECTORS OF FACTORIES. 1. Exercises designed to test

Handwriting and Ortho

graphy, 71 2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar

& Decimal Fractions), 74-77 3. English Composition, 67 4. Précis, 72 5. Geography, 37 6. English History, 45 7. Latin one Modern Foreign

Language,* 100 8. Elements of Political Econo

my, 87

Designs, Registry of, (The same as for “Supplementary

Clerks” in the Board of Trade.)

Duchy of Lancaster.

Nothing fixed.

Ecclesiastical Commission.
CLERKS AND TEMPORARY CLERKS.
1. Exercises designed to test

Handwriting and Ortho-
graphy, 71

Foreign Office.
I. CLERKS.

1. Writing from Dictation, 69
2. Précis, 72
3. French, 104

* In examinations which are not competitive the exercises in Languages are restricted to translation.

All Candidates for the Office of Landing Waiter will be required to exbibit somewhat greater proficiency in the above subjects than that which will be deemed sufficient in the case of Clerks, Extra Clerks, &c.; and those nominated to the office of Landing Waiter at Newhaven, Dover, and Folkestone, must show some proficiency in French.

Any vacancy which may hereafter occur in this office will be filled up by competition. When two or more candidates have severally displayed sufficient ability in the subjects above mentioned, they will each be examined in German also.

3. Arithmetic (first four rules),

76

Friendly Societies' Registry.

Nothing fixed.

II. UNPAID ATTACHÉS.

1. Writing from Dictation, 69
2. Précis, 72
3. Geography, 42
4. Modern History, especially

that of the country to which
the candidate is to pro.

ceed, 52 5. French, 104 6. Translation from either Ger

man, Latin, Spanish, or Italian, at the option of the

Candidate, 100-110 III. PAID ATTACHÉS. 1. A speaking and a writing know

ledge of the Languages of the countries in which they have resided since their first appointment to the Service,

General Register Office.
I. CLERKS.

1. Writing from Dictation, 69
2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar

& Decimal Fractions), 74-77
3. English Composition, 67
4. Précis, 72
5. Geography, 39

6. English History, 45 II. INDEXERS, TRANSCRIBERS, STA.

'TISTICAL ABSTRACTORS, AND

SORTERS. 1. Exercises designed to test

Handwriting and Ortho

graphy, 71 2. Copying.

3. Arithmetic (elementary), 76 III. OFFICE - KEEPERS AND MES

SENGERS. 1. Exercises designed to test

Handwriting and Ortho

graphy, 71
2. Arithmetic (elementary), 76

100

Greenwich Hospital.

Nothing fixed.

2. International Law, 86
3. Reports upon the constitution

and condition of the coun-
tries in which they have

resided. IV. CONSULS AND VICE-CONSULS. 1. Arithmetic (including Vulgar

& Decimal Fractions),74–77 2. English Composition, 67 3. French (written and spoken),

104 4. The Language of the port at

which the candidate may be

appointed to reside, 100-110 5. British Mercantile and Com.

mercial Law, 84 V. FOREIGN SERVICE MESSENGERS.*

1. Arithmetic (first four rules), 76 2. Either French, German, or Ita

lian (conversational know

ledge). VI. HOME SERVICE MESSENGERS,

OFFICE - KEEPERS, OFFICE-
PORTERS, DOOR - PORTERS,
AND OTHERS EMPLOYED IN

SUBORDINATE CAPACITIES.
1. Reading.
2. Writing from Dictation, 69

Home Omice. I. CLERKS. 1. Exercises designed to test

Handwriting and Ortho

graphy, 71 2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar

& Decimal Fractions), 74-77 3. English Composition, 67 4. Geography, 39 5. English History, 45 6. Latin,t 101

7. French,+ 104 II. EXTRA CLERKS.

1. Exercises designed to test Handwriting and Ortho

* Candidates must be able to ride, and competent to perform journeys on horseback.

+ In examinations which are not competitive the exercises in Languagos are restricted to translation.

graphy, 71 2. Arithmetic (Elementary in

cluding the Rule of Three),

75-79 3. Grammatical Construction of

Sentences of a simple chal'acter.

India Office.* I. ESTABLISHMENT CLERKS. 1. Exercises designed to test

Handwriting and Ortho

graphy, 71 2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar

& Decimal Fractions), 74-77 3. English Composition, 67 4. Précis,+ 72 5. Geography, 39 6. History of England or of India

(at the option of the No.

minee), 45-54 7. Latin or one Modern Foreign

Language (at the option of

the Nominee), 101 II. WRITERS. 1. Exercises designed to test

Handwriting and Ortho

graphy, 71 2. Copying from MSS. 3. Arithmetic (including Vulgar

& Decimal Fractions), 74-77 4. English Composition, 67 5. Geography, 39

6. History, 45 III. DOORKEEPERS, OFFICE - POR

TERS, MESSENGERS. 1. Exercises designed to test

Handwriting and Ortho

graphy, 71 2. Arithmetic (Elementary), 75

Inland Revenue. I. CLERKS IN THE SECRETARY'S

OFFICE AND IN THE LEGACY

DUTY OFFICE, 1. Writing from Dictation, 69 2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar

& Decimal Fractions), 74-77 3. English Composition, 67 4. Geography, 39 5. History of the British Em

pire, 45 II. CLERKS IN THE SOLICITOR'S

OFFICE IN LONDON.S 1. Writing from Dictation, 69 2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar

& Decimal Fractions), 74-77 3. English Composition, 67 4. General Principles of Equity

and Common Law, 84 5. Conveyancing. III. CLERKS IN OFFICES OF RECEIPT

AND ACCOUNT; AND SUPER-
NUMERARY SURVEYORS OF

TAXES.
1. Writing from Dictation, 69
2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar

& Decimal Fractions), 74-77 3. Book-keeping by Double En.

try, 63 4. English Composition, 67 5. Geography, 39 6. History of the British Em

pire, 45

AND

IV. COPYING CLERKS

TEMPORARY CLERKS. 1. Exercises designed to test

Handwriting and Orthogra

phy, 7! 2. Arithmetic (elementary), 75 V. SECOND - CLASS ASSISTANTS OF

EXCISE.
1. Writing from Dictation, 69

* For the regulations respecting an open competition for appointments in the Civil Service India, see p. 117.

+ For the Departments of the Accountant-General or Auditor the “Elements of Book-keeping" may be substituted for Précis writing.

The examination, as regards history, geography, correspondence, and the other heads, extends much further than is thought necessary in the case of clerks in offices of account and receipt, the latter class having one extra subject, i.e. Book-keeping by double entry:

& For clerks in the Solicitors' offices, Dublin and Edinburgh, the examination is the same as that for the Secretary's office, with the addition of Latin.

2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar

Decimal Fractions), 74-77 VI. STAMPERS, PACKERS, OFFICE

KEEPERS AND MESSENGERS. 1. Reading. 2. Writing from Dictation, 69 3. Arithmetic (elementary), 75

Joint-Stock Companies' Registry. (The same as for “ Supplementary

Clerks” in the Board of Trade.)

Metropolitan Police Courts. CLERKS. 1. Exercises designed to test

Handwriting and Orthogra

phy, 7! 2. Arithmetic (first four rules,

with Reduction and Pro

portion), 79
3. English Composition, 67
4. Either -

(a) Geography, 39
(6) English History, 45
(c) Latin or a Modern Foreign

Language,* 100
5. Criminal Law (if the Candidate

a Certificated Attorney, or Justices' Clerk at Petty Sessions),

Judge-Advocate.General's Office. CLERKS.

1. Writing from Dictation, 69 2. Copying

Land Revenue Record Office.

Nothing fixed.

London University, TEMPORARY CLERKS. 1. Exercises designed to test

Handwriting and Ortho

graphy, 71 2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar

& Decimal Fractions), 74-77 3. English Composition, 67 4. Précis, 72

Metropolitan Police Office.
CLERKS.

1. Writing from Dictation, 69
2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar

& Decimal Fractions), 74-77
3. Book-keeping, 59
4. English Composition, 67
5. English Geography, 39.
6. History of the British Em-

pire, 45
7. French,* 104

Lords, House of. (See Parliament Office.)

Lunacy Commission. 1. Exercises designed to test

Handwriting and Ortho

graphy, 71 2. Copying from MSS. 3. Arithmetic (elementary), 75 4. Correspondence, 67 5. Précis, 72

Metropolitan Police. CLERKS IN THE OFFICE OF RECEIVER

OF POLICE. 1. Exercises designed to test

Handwriting and Orthogra

phy, 71 2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar

& Decimal Fractions), 74-77 3. English Composition, 67 4. English Geography, 39. 5. History of the British Em

Metropolis Roads Commission.

Nothing fixed.

pire, 45

Mint.
I. ESTABLISHMENT CLERKS.

1. Exercises designed to

test

* In examinations which are not competitive the exercises in Languages are restricted to translation.

Handwriting and Orthogra

phy, 71 2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar

& Decimal Fractions); 74-77 3. Book-keeping by Double En.

try, 63
4. English Composition, 67
5. Preparation of Tabular State-

ments.
6. Either of the following ; -

(a) History of England, 45
(6) Political Economy, so far

as it relates to Money

and Coinage, 87 (c) Elements of Mechanical

Science, 97 (d) Elements of Chemistry, 95 II. JUNIOR ASSAYERS, JUNIOR SUPERINTENDENTS IN THE MELTING

COINING ROOMS,

BELONGING SAME CLASS.* 1. Exercises designed to test

Handwriting and Orthogra

phy, 7! 2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar

& Decimal Fractions), 74-77 3. English Composition, 67 III. TEMPORARY CLERKS. 1. Exercises designed to test

Handwriting and Orthogra

phy, 71 2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar

& Decimal Fractions), 74-77 3. English Composition, 67

AND

AND OTHERS

TO

THE

Handwriting and Orthogra

phy, 71 2. The power of accurate com

parison of Copies with Ori.

ginals. 3. Arithmetic (including Vulgar

& Decimal Fractions), 74-77 4. English Composition, 67 5. History of England and of the

Constitution, 53 6. Latin or French Translation, 100 In case of a competition for a clerkship, after the Candidates have passed the preliminary examination as above, one subject out of each of the following groups :Group 1.A. English History (including

that of the Constitution of

Parliament), 53.
B. English Composition (inclu-

ding the power of drawing
up Legal Instruments or

Clauses of a Bill).
Group 11.-

C. Classics, 100
D. Mathematics, 87
E. Moral and Mental Philosophy

and Political Economy, 87 II. SUMMONING OFFICERS. 1. Exercises designed to test

Handwriting and Ortho

graphy, 71 2. Arithmetic (first four rules),

75 3. Book-keeping by Double Entry,

63 4. Correspondence, 67 III. MESSENGERS. 1. Exercises designed to test

Handwriting and Ortho

graphy, 71 2. Arithmetic (first four rules),

74-77

National Debt Office. CLERKS. 1. Exercises designed to test

Handwriting and Orthogra

phy, 71 2. Copying from MSS. 3. Arithmetic (including Vulgar

& Decimal Fractions), 74-77 4. Geography, 39 5. History, 45

Patents Office. Nothing fixed.

Parliament Office.

(House of Lords.) CLERKS AND TEMPORARY CLERKS. 1. Exercises designed to

test

Paymaster-General's Office.
I. CLERKS.

1. Writing from Dictation, 69
2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar

and Decimal Fractions, Pur..

These must also possess the requisite technical knowledge.

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