Description : The report contains the proceedings of the Annual General Meeting, discussions on the Small Cause court; the New Municipal Bill; the bill to amend the law relating to Inventions and Designs; bonded warehouses at non-customs ports; stamps on policies of insurance; the Civil Wrongs Bill; the Indian Bankruptcy Bill; imprisonment for debt; protection of insectivorous birds; incorrect stamping of piece goods; working of the port; holidays and holiday fees; local candidates for the Bengal Pilot Service; reduction of charges on goods by the Hooghly Jubilee Bridge; the local evening train; operation of Rule 12 of the Customs Rules; port officers as Masters Attendant; the cyclone of 26th May; equalisation of fees on petroleum at Bombay and Calcutta; coal; the fire brigade; position of carriers in inland waters; railway to Budge-Budge; increased telegraphic facilities on the River Hooghly; Howrah Bridge Tolls; New Central Road in the Native City; export of Indian tea direct to Glasgow; export of tea to Austrian ports; export of tea across the Punjab Frontier; report on tea in Assam; wheat; quarantine; pyrotechnic signals; Dundee Jute Contracts; Pilgrim Agency; trade with Tibet; employment of the Services of diplomatic and consular offices for the promotion of British Trade; the silver question; colonial and Indian exhibition; jute measurement scheme; the arbitrations scheme; new members; funds of the chamber.
Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries from 1st May 1887 to 31st January, 1888
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1887_1888
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1887_1888.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1887_1888_001 to BCCI_Report_1887_1888_396
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1887_1888_001 to BCCI_Report_1887_1888_396
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 Sir A. Wilson, President
Publisher : Calcutta Central Press Co. Ltd.
Place of Publication : 5, Council House Street
Subject : Half-yearly financial report of the BCC&I, Economics, Finance, Colonial history, Calcutta under the British
Physical Condition : Pages are brittle and contain foxing. Very hard binding about half-way onwards. Some pages are cellotaped.
No of Leaves : 391 + 4 binding pages + covers + spine
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 23.9 x 15.6 x 3.5
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] Without cover : 23.1 x 15.1 x 3
Note on item : Handwritten note in BCCI_Report_1887_1888_004 that says '63'. The report contains a few oversized pages. BCCI_Report_1887_1888_215 (left, blank) and BCCI_Report_1887_1888_216 (right, illustrated) are unpaginated illustrated 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 : Soumashree
Date(s) of the digital copy : May 20, 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.