The Secretary of State of Louisiana, WIll A. Strong, is adressing the Governor of Louisiana with a report of the number of registered voters in each parishes, the number of native and foreign born voters, and the number of white and colored voters. The Secretary of State wants weights and measures to be properly inspected and stamped, which was already required by law. Strong discusses the capability of the State Librarian and her assisatant, citing that the library is well kept and in order. This report includes an Act to authorize the use of the metric system of weights and measures--specifiying the standards of weights and measures to be used. There is also a report from the State Librarian explaining that the library needs more money and additions. She includes the books that have been added from 1880-1882.