Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries from 1st May to 31st October 1872, BCCI_Report_1872, English

Description : The report contains the proceedings of the Half-yearly General Meeting of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries held on Wednesday, 4th December 1872. It discusses Eastern trade bills of Lading via Suez Canal, Suez Canal-tonnage dues, commission to enquire into the present condition of the pilot service and rates of pilotage, survey of steam vessels, examination of engineers of the mercantile marine, amendment of the Indian Shipping Act and change in the constitution of marine courts of enquiry, enquiry into cases of collisions and wrecks in rivers and pilot-water, meteorological report on the cyclone of June 1872, inefficient survey of the river, concentration of marine offices, jute godowns on the Strand bank, jute depots, Bengal cotton, proposed measurement of cotton at Howrah, stowage of jute in vessels bound to Dundee, adhesive stamps for bills of lading, customs, the floating bridge, railway traffic returns, tonnage schedule, portraits of Sir William Grey, new members, members retired, funds of the Chamber.
Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries from 1st May to 31st October 1872
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1872
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1872.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1872_001 to BCCI_Report_1872_113
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1872_001 to BCCI_Report_1872_113
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1872
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1872 Report
Date(s) : 1st May to 31st October 1872
Extent (Pagination) : 1-15, 1-177, Appendix: i-ix
Volume and issue number : 1872 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 C Murray, 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 not good, pages are brittle
No of Leaves : 107 + binding + cover + spine
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 23.7 x 15 x 1.4
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] Without cover : 23.4 x 13.9 x 1.1
Note on item : Handwritten note is present in BCCI_Report_1872_084
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 : Aki + Amritesh + Arnab + Sujata + Soumashree + Chandrima
Catalogued by : Chandrima
Date(s) of the digital copy : March 12, 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.