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RULES

For the Regulation of the Parliament Library.

1. Members may not take out more than six volumes at any one time, and in every case are requested to report the same to the Librarian, or Chief Messenger, that the works taken may be entered in a book to be kept for

that purpose.

2. Seven days are allowed for each octavo volume, but unless the same is enquired for, a strict compliance with this rule will not be insisted on. But in the case of books newly received, they shall be given out in the order in which they were applied for, and shall not be kept for more than four days.

3. Valuable illustrated works, maps, and books of reference generally, are not to be removed out of the Parliament buildings.

4. Overdue books, which have been written for, must be returned within three days at furthest.

5. Once in each year the Librarian shall take an account of stock, and for that purpose shall address a circular to each Member who has books in his possession, in order that the same may be returned within a given time. After stock is taken, the Librarian shall submit a Report to the Library Committee, to which he shall attach a schedule specifying such books as have been lost (if any) during the year, or unduly detained.

6. Any Member losing or defacing any book shall be responsible for the same, or for the set, if it form one of a set.

7. The Librarian is required to report to the Library Committee any infringement of these Rules.

By order of

THE LIBRARY COMMITTEE.

June 4, 1863.

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DISTRIBUTION OF THE BOOKS.

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A-Individual Biography.

|--Natural Philosophy. B-Collective Biography.

J-Poetry. C-Diaries and Letters.

K-The Drama. D-Essayists and Reviewers.

L-Works of Fiction. E-Literary History.

M–Moral and Intellectual Philosophy. F-Dictionaries, Encyclopædias & Gazetteers. N–Theology. G-Natural History.

0-Applied Sciences. H-Chemistry and Medical Science.

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AA-Serials.

B-Acts of Imperial Parliament.

C-Jurisprudence.
DD DD-Illustrated Folios.

E-Crime and Penal Legislation.
F-Political Economy and Social

Science.
G-English Hansard.
H-Political Oratory.
-Currency, and Political Finance.

J-Treatises on Government.
K-Records of Victorian Legislature.
L-Records of Victorian Legislature.
M-Books of Reference.
N-Pamphlets.
O--Miscellaneous.
P-British and Foreign Statistics. Finance

and Commerce. Q-State Papers and Treaties. R-Legislative & Official Papers (Colonial).

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