Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries from 1st February 1889 to 31st January, 1890, BCCI_Report_1889_1890, English

Description : The report is divided into 3 parts. Part I contains the proceedings of the Annual Ordinary General Meeting, the Committee Report of 1st February 1889 to 31st January 1890; miscellaneous reports; sub-committee reports; rules and regulations; members and committee of the Chamber and Mercantile Associations. Part II contains documents and correspondence on the railways; railway construction; coal traffic; goods traffic; note by Alexander Izat; Accelerated Mail service; Indian Factories Act; measures of length; paper currency reserve; Indian ports Bill; Calcutta Port Bill; Amendment of Sea Customs Law and Indian Tariff Acts; award of costs by Marine courts; privileges of foreign mail steamers; Inland Steam Vessels Act; Inland Steam Ships Act; amended form of Bill of Health; fires in jute vessels; oily waste; short delivery of jute at Dundee; coast trade in coal; alterations in rules affecting shipping; closing of deck openings in emigrant vessels; exchange of payment of seamen's wages; legality of Bills of Lading signed by ships' agents; certificates of origin; proposed lighthouse at the mouth of the river Devi; working of the port - movement of cargo boats, pilot service, kerosine oil trade, removal of office of Health Officer, loading of vessels at Diamond Harbour. hospital accommodation for Shipping at Chittagong; Indian Merchandise Marks Act; holidays; court of small causes; precious metals; municipal; fire brigade; the Mint; the Indian Companies Act; inland emigration; wheat; silk; salween timber duty; technical education; tariff in French Indo-Chinese possesssions; rhea cultivation in China; English plate duties. Part III contains the Appendices.
Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries from 1st February 1889 to 31st January, 1890
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1889_1890
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1889_1890.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1889_1890_001 to BCCI_Report_1889_1890_515
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1889_1890_001 to BCCI_Report_1889_1890_515
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1889_1890
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1889-1890 report
Date(s) : 1st February 1889 to 31st January, 1890
Extent (Pagination) : Index: i-xiii, 1-692; Appendices: 1-258
Volume and issue number : 1889-1890 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
Publisher : Cones & Co.'s Press
Place of Publication : 300, Bow Bazar Street
Subject : Half-yearly financial report of the BCC&I, Economics, Finance, Colonial history, Calcutta under the British
Physical Condition : The spine is broken. The text has deteriorated in places due to hard binding. There are foxing marks and pages are yellowish.
No of Leaves : 510 + 4 binding pages + covers + spine
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 23.7 x 15.4 x 5.6
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] Without cover : 23.2 x 14.6 x 5
Note on item : Page 568 continues pagination as 568 e, d, c, and b. Pages 285-286, 287-288 and 289-290 contain illustrations and are unpaginated. 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 : 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.