Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries from 1st May to 31st October 1862, BCCI_Report_1862B, English

Description : The report addresses Mr Laing and proposes the construction of floating jetties and wharves on the Hooghly river and the formation of a new port in Eastern Bengal. It discusses a strike by native boatmen and cartmen, Sunday mails, the consolidated customs bill, duty on cotton thread, proposed construction of a separate line of Telegraph between Calcutta and Bombay, the Lancashire distress relief fund, the railways and the Chamber's financial reports.
Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries from 1st May to 31st October 1862
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1862B
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1862B.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1862B_001 to BCCI_Report_1862B_131
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1862B_001 to BCCI_Report_1862B_131
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1862B
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1862 report
Date(s) : 1st May 1862 - 31st October 1862
Extent (Pagination) : 1 - 26, Appendices: I - ccxxi
Volume and issue number : 1862 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, President
Publisher : Sanders, Cones, and Co.
Place of Publication : No. 23 Loll Bazar, Calcutta
Subject : Half-yearly financial report of the BCC&I, Economics, Finance, Colonial history, Calcutta under the British
Physical Condition : pages affected by foxing
No of Leaves : 128 + covers + spine
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 15 x 23.8 x 1.6
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] Without cover : 14.4 x 23.1 x 0.8
Note on item : The spine of the book contains a handwritten note that says 'year 1862'.
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 05, 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.