Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries from 1st November 1873 to 30 the April 1874, BCCI_Report_1873_1874, English

Description : The item contains the annul report of the Chamber for the said period. The topics included are : The Financial Statement for 1874-75, Purchase of Rice by Government , Labnour Districts Emigration bill, The Port Trust - Proposed transfer of the managemnet of the entire Port to the Commissioners, Additional Rule proposed by the Port Commissioners for the Protection of the Hooghly River, Proposal ot discharge and load the Peninsular and Oriental Comapany's Steamers at the Port Commissioner's Jetties, Proposed transfer of Government Jetties and Cranes at Balooghfit to the Port Commissioners, Jute Warehouses, Revision of the Customs' Tariff, Proposed reduction of holidays at the Annual Doorga Puja Festival, The Chamber's Tonnage Schedule, as regards measurement of Jute, Cotton etc.; Trade with Yarkand, Proposed extension of the telegraph to Bassien and thence to Diamond Island, Unsatisfactory working of the Telegraph Line between Calcutta and Rangoon, Telegraph Rules respecting the accepting of Messages composed of Compound Words, Code Messages under the International Telegraph Convention regulations, Government estimate of the Cotton Crop of the North Western Provinces for 1873-74, Madras and Andaman Gums, Raw Silk from British Burmah, Cotton grown in the Dehra Doon, Cotton grown at the Nicobars, New Members of the Chamber, Members retired from the Chamber, Funds of the Chamber. The Appendix includes : Funds of the Chamber, Commercial returns of 1873, Revised tonnage schedule for the Port of Calcutta, Schedule of Commission Charges, Members of the Chamber, Rules and Regulations of the Chamber.
Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries from 1st November 1873 to 30 the April 1874
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1873_1874
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1873_1874.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1873_1874_001 to BCCI_Report_1873_1874_116
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1873_1874_001 to BCCI_Report_1873_1874_116
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1873_1874
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1873-1874 report
Date(s) : 1st November 1873 to 30 the April 1874
Extent (Pagination) : pp 1 to pp 13, pp 1 to pp 177, Appendix : I to xx
Volume and issue number : 1873-1874 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 B.D Colvin, 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 : Preence of foxing marks all over the pages of the document.
No of Leaves : 108 + 4 binding pages + cover spine.
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 23.7 x 14.6 x 1.5
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] Without cover : 23.2 x 14.2 x 1.3
Note on item : Handwritten note is present in BCCI_Report_1873_1874_110. 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 : Aki + Amritesh + Arnab + Sujata + Soumashree + Chandrima
Catalogued by : Sayan
Date(s) of the digital copy : 14.032014
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.