Colonial Secretary’s Office, Melbourne, 25th October, 1853.

HIS Excellency the Lieutenant Governor is pleased to direct the publication of the following notice, for general information.
By His Excellency’s Command,
General Post Office,
Melbourne, 25th October, 1853.
Notice. is hereby given, that in order to obviate the great difficulty felt both by the. public in directing, and in this Office in distributing, letters for the country districts, in consequence of the altered nomenclature of the positions of many of the Post Offices in Victoria, it is proposed from the 1st January next, to adopt the most recent names for each. A list of the present Offices, with their intended future names, is therefore published below, and it is requested that letters be in future addressed accordingly.
Post Offices.
Chief Postmaster.