Description : The report contains proceedings of the annual ordinary General Meeting and the Committee Report of 1st February 1890 to 31st January 1891. Reports are divided into 3 parts: Part I contains discussions on the members and committees of the Chamber; Mercantile Associations; Sub-Committee Reports; Rules and Regulations of the Chamber. Part II contains documents and correspondences on Legislative Acts of the Governor-General of India in Council; Legislative Acts of the Lieutant-Governor of Bengal in Council; Legislative English Acts; Shama Churn Sen's Case; Carrier's Act; References; registration of partnerships; Small Cause Court; Working of the Port rules, seamen's working hours, petroleum boat traffic, running pilots, amended form of Bill of Health, transhipment of overcarried cargo, river channels, Kidderpore docks, port offices, night work at Diamond Harbour; Chittagong; False Point and Pooree; Marine survery of small Steam Vessels, certifficates of service, exchange for payment of seamen's wages; Indian Ports Act; Merchant Shipping Act; Amendment Act X of 1841; Amendment Act X of 1889; Ammendment Acts VI and VII of 1884; measurement of passenger spave in inland vessels; fire brigade; boiler inspection; boiler pressure of steam vessels; trade marks; Indian Merchandise Marks Act; Indian Factories Act; Imperial Institute; inland emigration; Passenger Ships Act Commission; misscallenous trade of rice; Indian Trading Companies; wool trade in Baluchistan; silk; oranges and figs; tobacco; grain elevators; Indian steatite; cobaltiferous matt; cash balances; uniform system of weights and measures; income tax; the silver question; telegraphs - charges between India and Europe, cheapening of Indian telegrams; Railways - coal, accelerated mail service, local trains, extra charge at Chitpore, railway receipts aas Bills of Lading, coal rates of East Indian Railway; native languages; holidays; lekin at cotton; cotton factory at Canton;commercial convention with Egypt; consular invoices to United States of America; English plate duties. Part III contains the Appendices.
Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries 1890 -1891
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1890_1891
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1890_1891.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1890_1891_001 to BCCI_Report_1890_1891_794
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1890_1891_001 to BCCI_Report_1890_1891_794
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 pages are extremely brittle, contain foxing and pesting. There are some black spots. Some text is illegible because of tight binding. There are three blank pages before Part III.
No of Leaves : 789 + 4 binding pages + covers + spine
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 23.2 x 15.3 x 7.2
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] Without cover : 21.8 x 15.2 x 6
Note on item : Page 70 is extremely brittle and damaged. The text on pages 83 and 1067 is very light. 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 21, 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.