Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries from 1st May to 31st October 1868, BCCI_Report_1868A, English

Description : The report contains the proceedings of the Half-yearly General Meeting of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries held on Monday, 31st December, 1868. It discusses River Trust, telegraphic communication with England, proposed alteration of Section 52 of the Customs' Act, Mr Kellner's report to government on the working of the Custom House, defective working of the Customs' Act, No VI of 1863, execution in independent native states of the decrees of British courts, grounding of vessels in the river Hooghly, moorings for vessels in the port of Calcutta, bridging the Hooghly, proposal for a new River Telegraph station, reduction of the tariff for telegraph messages, proposed establishment of an uniform system of drawing and cashing Hooadies, bill to provide against European vagrancy, proposed establishment of a sailor's club or institute in Calcutta, assassination of the president of the United States of America, periodical readjustment of weights and measures in use in British India, tariff values of piece goods and yarn, textile manufactures and costumes of the people of India, settlement of demurrage claims with masters or agents of ships, discontinuance of publication of half-yearly statement of stocks of imports, new members, funds of the Chamber, 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 May to 31st October 1868
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1868A
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1868A.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1868A_001 to BCCI_Report_1868A_110
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1868A_001 to BCCI_Report_1868A_110
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1868A
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1868 Report
Date(s) : 1st May to 31st October 1868
Extent (Pagination) : 1-14, 1-169, Appendix: i- xv
Volume and issue number : 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 James Rome, 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 : the spine is fragile
No of Leaves : 106 + binding + cover + spine
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 14.6 x 23.7 x 1.5
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] Without cover : 14.2 x 23.2 x 0.9
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 : 11-Feb-14
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.