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"Under Government:'

AN OFFICIAL KEY

то

THE CIVIL SERVICE OF THE CROWN,

AND GUIDE FOR

CANDIDATES SEEKING APPOINTMENTS.

BY J. C. PARKINSON,

ACCOUNTANT AND COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT, INLAND REVENUE,

SOMERSET HOUSE.

OPINIONS OF THE PRESS:

"A work from an official hand, describing the general duties of each department, the rates of pay, the competitive examinations, and other standing rules."-Times. "With this help it will be hard if the reader cannot make choice of a post commensurate with his ambition, and confidence in his powers."-Daily News.

"Will be very welcome to all who seek employment Under Government'; it will clearly show them the advantages and disadvantages of each office, the needful qualifications, and in whose gift the nominations are."-Examiner.

"The best of its class that has been issued."-Athenæum.

"A valuable book of reference, and one much wanted."-Literary Gazette.

"The work is what it professes to be-a Guide to the Civil Service of the Crownand what was attempted has been achieved."—Illustrated London News.

"A little volume compiled with great care and accuracy, and containing a greater amount of information relative to the public service than has ever appeared in a collected form."-Shipping Gazette.

"What 'Burke' is to the Peerage, and 'Dod' to the politician, this useful compilation, Under Government' will henceforth be to our Civil Service. All Candidates for Civil employment under the Crown may now consult their Parkinson,' with a certainty of finding in it information on which they may rely; while those who have already passed that Rubicon may ascertain from it their precise position, and their chances of promotion."-Notes and Queries.

"A useful little book."-Punch.

'Giving all the information necessary, and hitherto fruitlessly sought after by persons wishing for appointments. The necessary examinations, the classified salaries, periodical rates of progressive increase, the varying prospects of promotion, length of holiday granted, &c., in all the different public offices, are here to be found compiled most accurately, and in the handiest shape."-Illustrated Times.

"Mr. Parkinson is an authority on his subject. Candidates for Government offices will find his book a most useful, because a most reliable one."-Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper. "The information contained in this concise volume is not to be met with elsewhere, and altogether the work is invaluable to the aspirant class for whom it is prepared."Daily Telegraph.

"An authentic and invaluable guide to all candidates for Government employ.”— Illustrated News of the World.

"An accurate and well-arranged handbook to the Civil Service."-Standard.

BELL AND DALDY, 186 FLEET STREET.

MR. W. F. A. WILSON, M.A. (OXFORD), F.S.A.

PREPARES

CANDIDATES FOR THE EXAMINATIONS OF THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSIONERS, &c.

For Terms, with or without Residence,

APPLY TO

MR. W. F. A. WILSON, 29 Delamere Crescent, Westbourne Square, London; or Admiralty, Somerset House.

References given to Pupils who have obtained Appointments (the majority after Competitive Examinations) in the War Office, Admiralty, Military Store Department, Ecclesiastical Commission Office, Royal Engineers, Post Office, Inland Revenue, Her Majesty's Dockyards, Assistant Clerkships in the Navy, &c.

MR. SUTHERLAND, M. A.

OF TRINITY COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE,

15 PEMBROKE ROAD, KENSINGTON, W.,

Prepares Candidates for all the Departments of the Civil Service.

SINCE the first institution of Examinations for the Civil Service, Mr. SUTHERLAND has been continuously engaged in preparing Gentlemen for the various Branches, and is assisted by additional Masters for Modern Languages.

References can be given to Pupils who have been successful in recent Competitive Examinations.

Terms for Resident Pupils. Three Guineas a-week. Half Terms for Non-Residents.

Gentlemen are prepared for every Department in the Civil

Service at

FOSTER'S INITIATORY COUNTING-HOUSE, 161A STRAND, next door to King's College.

A CAUTION.

WE wish it to be understood, that what is called "cramming" is not attempted here.

We do not profess to impart a mechanical proficiency for passing an examination, nor to impart knowledge without thought and labour on the part of the learner. No royal road is known to us; consequently, success is not guaranteed to any but those who will give their whole attention and thought.

What we do undertake for the Candidate is to direct him to the easiest methods of solving all problems required, and to give the reason of every operation, that he may acquire a thorough rational knowledge of what will be required of him in his examination.

OFFICE HOURS:- Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, from 10 A.M. to 3 P.M.; and from 7 to 9 P.M. on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays. Wednesdays and Saturdays, from 10 A.M. to 1 P.M.

USEFUL HELPS FOR CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATIONS.
Fourth Edition, post 8vo. sewed, 28. ; cloth, 2s. 6d.

THE STUDENT'S TEXT-BOOK OF ENGLISH AND GENERAL

HISTORY, from B.C. 100 to the Present Time. By D. BEALE.

"We have been at some pains to investigate, compare, and test the authenticity of the various facts, and the correctness of the dates throughout the Text-Book,' and on this head we find it impossible to impugn its authority. Indeed, we are astonished at the marvellous accuracy displayed in all matters of research. We confidently recommend this Manual to all Students preparing for the Civil Service Examinations, and can pledge ourselves, that if they pay due attention to its contents, they need fear no 'crack questions' on either English or General History."—Civil Service Gazette.

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Third Edition, enlarged, 8vo. 2s.

PRACTICAL SYNOPSIS OF ENGLISH HISTORY; or, A General Summary of Dates and Events for the Use of Schools, Families, and Candidates for Public Examinations. By ARTHUR BOWES.

Crown 8vo. 7s. 6d.; or Parts I. II. and III. 2s. 6d. each; Part IV. 1s. 6d.

A TEST-BOOK FOR STUDENTS; comprising Sets of Examination

Papers. Designed for Students preparing for the Universities, or for Appointments in the Army and Civil Service, and arranged for General Use in Schools. By the Rev. THOMAS STANTIAL, M.A. Head Master of the Grammar School, Bridgewater. Part I. History and Geography.

Part II. Language: English, Greek, Latin, and French.

Part III. Arithmetic-Algebra-Geometry-Trigonometry-Conic Sections-Mechanics-Answers.

Part IV. Elementary Physical Science.

Post 8vo. 48.

THE ELEMENTS OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. BY ERNEST

ADAMS, PH.D. Assistant-Master in University College School.

LONDON: BELL AND DALDY, 186 FLEET STREET.

"Government Examinations:"

BEING

A COMPANION

ΤΟ

"UNDER GOVERNMENT,"

AND

AN OFFICIAL KEY

ΤΟ

THE CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATIONS.

BY

J. C. PARKINSON,

ACCOUNTANT AND COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT, INLAND REVENUE,

SOMERSET-HOUSE.

LONDON:

BELL AND DALDY, 186 FLEET STREET,

AND ALL BOOKSELLERS.

"Under Government:"

AN OFFICIAL KEY

ΤΟ

THE CIVIL SERVICE OF THE CROWN,

AND GUIDE FOR

CANDIDATES SEEKING APPOINTMENTS.

"Our offices, and what we have to do."-SHAKESPEARE.
"The key of officer and office."-Ibid.

BY

J. C. PARKINSON,

ACCOUNTANT AND COMPTROLLER GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT, INLAND REVENUE,

SOMERSET HOUSE.

SECOND EDITION, REVISED.

LONDON:

BELL AND DALDY, 186 FLEET STREET,

AND ALL BOOKSELLERS.

1859.

232. g. 33.

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