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FROM the Number of Alterations and Additions returned weekly into this Office, it is necessary that the Register-Books should he posted every Week; and an Arrangement has been made in the Office for that Purpose. It is therefore requested that the Menibers will be particular in delivering their Books when called for, and they may depend upon having them returned On the ensuing Day. Any complint of the Register not being called for, or returned in proper time when posted, is requesi 1 to be communicated to the Office, in writing, that the Committee may be made acquainted therewition
It is also requested that Members learing Town, and not having Occasion to use their Books, will be pleased to leave them at this Office, where they will be kept regularly posted, uud reudy for Delivery when wanted.
The Committee likewise request the Subscribers will not leare their Register about Lloyd's Rooms, us sederul Books have been lost by that means, and the number of Books prepared being limited, it may not be in the power of the Committee to furnish others in the place of those so lost.
Any Communication, with Respect to Imperfections in the Register, Ships not appearing thereon, or such as are under. going Repairs, fc. will receive immediate Attention.
Registry-Office of Shipping, No. 4, Castle Court, Bichin-Lane,
January 1, 1830.
FOR THE YEAR 1830.
INSTITUTED ANNO 1760.
PRINTED, FOR THE
SOCIETY FOR THE REGISTRY OF SHIPPING,
4, CASTLE-COURT, BIRCHIN-LANE,
Lloyd's Registry of Shipping,
The COMMITTEE beg leave to remind the SUBSCRIBERS, that when this Society was established, in the year 1760, the Annual Subscription was Twelve Guineas.
At the end of Half a century their funded Property having increased to £12,000 Stock, the Price of the Book was reduced vne-tbird, viz. from Twelve to Eight Guineas ; but the Expenses for the last Twenty Years have exceeded the Income by nearly £500 per Andum, and the Stock now remaining amounting to only £2000, the COMMITTEB are under the necessity of raising the Price of the Book this Year to Ten Guineas
Nearly Ten Thousand Vessels are surveyed every Year; the Expense of Survey, by competent Judges, cannot be reduced under the present Salaries, which exceed £1000 per Annum, rather ander 2s. 1 d. each Vessel.
Printed in Holland