Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries from 1st May to 31st October 1869, BCCI_Report_1869A, English

Description : The report contains the proceedings of the Half-yearly General Meeting of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries held on Wednesday , 8th December 1869. It discusses Port Fund, Port Improvement Trust, new jetties, alteration of the 52nd Section of the Customs' Act, landing and storage of gunpowder at Moyapore, Cotton Frauds' Act, European Vagrancy Act, overland mail via Bombay, overland postage, telegraph station between Calcutta and Atcheepore, efficiency of the pilot service, the preventive service, customs (examination of packages at the Custom House), ships' stores, port Canning, proposed reform in the standards of weights and measures in British India, banking clearing house, communication with China via Assam, sea-face of Soonderbunds, river and weather reports, new members, members retired, 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 1869
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1869A
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1869A.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1869A_001 to BCCI_Report_1869A_076
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1869A_001 to BCCI_Report_1869A_076
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1869A
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1869 Report
Date(s) : 1st May to 31st October 1869
Extent (Pagination) : 1-27, 1-98, Appendix: i-xv
Volume and issue number : 1869 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 J R Bullen Smith, President
Publisher : Cones & Co.'s Press
Place of Publication : No 19, Loll Bazar
Subject : Half-yearly financial report of the BCC&I, Economics, Finance, Colonial history, Calcutta under the British
Physical Condition : overall condition is good
No of Leaves : 72 + binding pages + covers + spine
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 14.9 x 24 x 1
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] Without cover : 14.6 x 22.4 x 0.7
Note on item : A smudge on the right side has rendered some text illegible in BCCI_Report_1869A_042.
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.