Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries: 1st Jan 1859 - 30th Apr 1860, BCCI_Report_1859_1860, English

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The subjects discussed in this report include canals between Ganges and Hooghly, publication of subscriptions to open loans, proposed modes of raising loans, joint stock banks, Red Sea telegraph line, river dacoities, traffic passing through canals, engagement of troop ships for government, flax and indigo cultivation, paper currency, detention of mails in the river and the P.O Company's contract regarding the same. These are some of the most significant topics covered in this volume.

Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries: 1st Jan 1859 - 30th Apr 1860
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1859_1860
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1859_1860.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1859_1860_001 to BCCI_Report_1859_1860_142
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1859_1860_001 to BCCI_Report_1859_1860_142
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1859_1860
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1859-1860 report
Date(s) : 1st January 1859 - 30th April 1860
Extent (Pagination) : 1 - 113, Appendices: I - cxlv
Volume and issue number : 1859-1860 report
Medium of copies : Photographed digital images [24 bit, 400 dpi, uncompressed, colour, Tiff]
Medium of original material : Paper, printed in black and white
Creator(s) - Author(s) : BCCI Committee headed by John N. Bullen, Vice-president.
Publisher : F Carbery Bengal Military Orphan Press
Subject : Half-yearly financial report of the BCC&I, Economics, Finance, Colonial history, Calcutta under the British
Physical Condition : book is in good condition; pages are brittle, fragile, and stuck due to the book having remained shut for so many years
No of Leaves : 137 + 4 coloured binding pages + covers + spine
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 14.5 x 24 x 1.2
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] Without cover : 13.9 x 23.1 x 0.8
Note on item : The report contains a few oversized pages. Pages are stuck together, affecting alignment in BCCI_Report_1859_1860_136. A page is torn, resulting in the removal of sections of writing from BCCI_Report_1859_1860_131 and BCCI_Report_1859_1860_132.
Languages of material : English
Scripts of material : Roman
Contributor(s) - Owners of the original material : The Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries
Creator(s) of digital copy : Arnab + Aki + Sujata + Amritesh
Catalogued by : Soumashree
Date(s) of the digital copy : February 03, 2014
Place where copy was made : SCTR, JU, Kolkata
Present storage location : BCC&I Kolkata
Software : Canon EOS Utility , Adobe Lightroom 5
Hardware : Canon EOS 60D
Keywords : Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Trade Records, Colonial Trade Records, Imperial Trade Records, British Trade Records in Kolkata, British Raj in Kolkata.