Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries Vol. 2, for the year 1900. , BCCI_Report_1900_Vol_II, English

Description : The document contains documents and correspondence of the Chamber for the year 1900. The Law and Legislation section contains the following topics : Proposed amendments of Presidency Banks Act, Authentication of the Power of Attorney, regulations upon procuring of poisons and white arsenic, amendment of laws regarding civil appeals, rules for regulating transport and importation of explosives, extension of Indian Arbitration Act, amendment of Indian Ports Act, bill for regulation and inspection of mines, registrations or partnerships. The Customs Section deals with the following topics : Salt issues, Sea Customs Act, Customs Tarrif circulars. The Marine section includes: Insanitary condition of the petroleum depot at Budge Budge, lights in the Red Sea, Administration of Calcutta Port Trust, Kidderpore dock issues, lighthouses on Madras coast. The Municipal section deals with : problems with smoke, stipendary bench of Magistrates in Calcutta, method for filling up vacancies. The Railways section contains : Wagon supply to East-Indian Railway, Calcutta Central Railway, Indigo transportation, construction of railway bridges, setting up of the railway trust. The Financial Section includes : Scarcity of Rupee, Proposed coinage of small gold peices, currency office set up, circulation of currency. The Miscellaneous section contains : Proceeedings of the Chamber, commercial education, appointments in the feild of agriculture, trade in Persia, discovery of asbestos and other minerals at Rajputana, export tax on tea, prospects of Indian Tea in Russia, forecast of the Jute crop.
Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries Vol. 2, for the year 1900.
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1900_Vol_II
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1900_Vol_II.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1900_Vol_II_001 to BCCI_Report_1900_Vol_II_329
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1900_Vol_II_001 to BCCI_Report_1900_Vol_II_329
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1900_Vol_II
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1900, Vol 2
Date(s) : 1900
Extent (Pagination) : I to iv (Contents), pp 1 to pp 640.
Volume and issue number : 1900, Vol 2
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 : Caxton Team Printing Works.
Place of Publication : 1, Mission Row, Calcutta.
Subject : Yearly financial report of the BCC&I, Economics, Finance, Colonial history, Calcutta under the British
Physical Condition : The pages are extremely brittle, worm eaten, presence of brown spots, edges darkened and discoloured. The pages near the end are very brittle and fragile.
No of Leaves : 322 + 5 binding pages + cover + spine.
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 24.5 x 16 x 4.5
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] Without cover : 23.4 x 15.2 x 3.5
Note on item : The initial pages of the document are torn and have been separately photographed.
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 : 5-Jun-14
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.