Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries 1st January 1884 to 31st December 1884, BCCI_Report_1884, English

Description : The report discusses the following subjects: railway extension in India; transfer to the Port Commisioners of the East Indian Railway Co.'s wharves and reclamation works at Howrah; accomodation for the petroleum trade; working of the Bengal pilot service; pilot brigs at the sandheads; pilotage accounts; system of special pilots; proposed levy of octroi for supplementing the Municipal revenues; and appointment of a committee to report thereon; scheme for sanitary and structural improvements of the town of Calcutta; jute warehouse license fees; payment of hospital charges for sick sailors out of port funds; amalgamation of the Port Officer's department with that of the Port Commissioners; the Jute Measurement scheme; proposed extension of the Value-Payable Parcel System to parcels booked in London for India; the International Telegraph Convention of 1885; system of stamping cotton piece-goods; block of business in the High Court; application of additional judges; the Bengal Telephone Company; bill to amend the Telegraph Act; Indian Steam-ships Act; Negotiable Instruments Act of 1881; Perim as a Coaling Station; the basses and Minicoy Light Dues; draft rules under the general pass system; notarial charges; charge for port commissioners' floating 30-ton crane; taxation in England of gold and silver plate; application to complete the loading of export cargoes at Diamond Harbour; transhipments and re-exports of rice without fresh payment of duty; proposed reduction of salt wastage allowance from 8 to 3 percent; working hours at salt golahs; proposed change in method of levying port dues at Madras; Balasore port dues; inter-colonial exhibition for sugars at Port Louis, Mauritius; Amsterdam Exhibition of 1883; new members; funds of the chamber.
Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries 1st January 1884 to 31st December 1884
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1884
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1884.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1884_001 to BCCI_Report_1884_173
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1884_001 to BCCI_Report_1884_173
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1884
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1884 report
Date(s) : 1st January to 31st December 1884
Extent (Pagination) : 1-24, 1-279, Appendix: i-xx
Volume and issue number : 1884 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.F. Rutherfoord, Secretary
Publisher : Thomas S Smith, City Press
Place of Publication : 12, Bentinck Street
Subject : Half-yearly financial report of the BCC&I, Economics, Finance, Colonial history, Calcutta under the British
Physical Condition : The pages are very brittle, there is presence of foxing, the pages are irregularly cut.
No of Leaves : 169 + 1 binding page + cover + spine
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 23.9 x 14.4 x 2
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] Without cover : 23.3 x 14.1 x 1.6
Note on item : Marks present in the index.
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 : Soumashree
Date(s) of the digital copy : April 01, 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.