The contents are as follows.
(i) Summary of the principal measures during the viceroyalty of the 4th Earl of Minto, 1905-November 1908 (folio 1);
(ii) Letter and resolution concerning the revision of the rules for sanctioning expenditure from Indian revenue, 1908 (folio 52);
(iii) Papers relating to alterations in budget procedure, 1908 (folio 59);
(iv) Principal events affecting the Finance Department, 1906-1909, chiefly relating to the gold standard, currency, and excise (folio 76);
(v) Budget proposals, financial statement, and speech by Sir Guy Fleetwood Wilson on the introduction of the statement, 1910 (folio 90);
(vi) Memoranda on Indian currency difficulties, 1909-1911 (folio 167);
(vii) Correspondence and papers concerning Indian exports of opium to China, 1910 (folio 237);
(viii) Memorandum on proposed excise duty on petrol, 1910 (folio 257).