Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries from 1st November 1867 to 30th April 1868, BCCI_Report_1867_1868, English

Description : Proceedings of a General Meeting of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries held on Monday, 1st June 1868. It discusses the River Trust, the new postal service, increased rates of postage in overland letters, telegraphic communication with England, the proposed system of weights and measures for British India, the merchant shipping acts, Cotton Frauds Act of 1867, tariff values of piece goods and yarn, Indian Consolidated Customs' Act- Enforcement of Sections 33 and 34, defective working of the Customs' Act, No VI of 1863, time allowed for application for refund of Export Duty on short shipments and relands, proposed alteration of Section 52 of the Customs' Act; and suggestions to remedy the existing evils attending the landing and shipping of goods, relaxation of the Port Rule of Calcutta, issued in November 1864, detention of overland mails in Bombay, textile manufacturers and customs of the people of India, budget for 1868-1869, the Act for taxing professions and trades, revision of the Stamp Act of 1862, relet charters, light house on the Great Basses Rock, Ceylon, light houses at the Sandheads, district charitable society, the cyclone of 1867, excess measurement on bales of jute, new members, members retired, funds of the Chamber, commercial returns for 1867, schedule of commission charges, tonnage schedule for the port of Calcutta, members of the Chamber, rules and regulations of the Chamber
Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries from 1st November 1867 to 30th April 1868
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1867_1868
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1867_1868.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1867_1868_001 to BCCI_Report_1867_1868_088
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1867_1868_001 to BCCI_Report_1867_1868_088
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1867_1868
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1867- 1868 Report
Date(s) : 1st November 1867 to 30th April 1868
Extent (Pagination) : 1-21, 1- 118, Appendix: i-xx
Volume and issue number : 1867- 1868 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 FG Eldridge, Vice-President
Publisher : Cones & Co.'s Press
Place of Publication : No 23, Loll Bazar
Subject : Half-yearly financial report of the BCC&I, Economics, Finance, Colonial history, Calcutta under the British
Physical Condition : pages show foxing
No of Leaves : 84 + covers + spine
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 14.9 x 24.1 x 1.5
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] Without cover : 14.6 x 23.3 x 1
Note on item : The report contains a few oversized pages.
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 : Chandrima
Date(s) of the digital copy : February 11, 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,