Description : The report contains the proceedings of the Half-yearly General Meeting of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries held on Wednesday, 31st May 1871. It discusses the budget for 1871-72, income tax on interest on government securities, post office, customs, examination of Manchester piece goods at the custom house, storage of jute, charges for landing and shipping at the jetties, Cotton Frauds Act, steam tug pilots, reporting of steam tugs on the river, floating bridge, registraton of lost currency notes, small cause court surplus funds, Indian Limitation Bill, Bankruptcy Law Amendment Bill, memorandum in the probable effect of the openings of the Suez Canal on the trade of Russia with the East Indies, rhea fibre fabrics, publication of weekly statements of the prices of grain in the Upper Provinces, bar silver, Piddington fund, address to Sir Wm Grey, changes in the committe, members, funds of the Chamber, commercial returns for 1870, 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 1870 to 30th April 1971
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1870_1871
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