Description : The document consists of the documents and correspondences of the Chamber, pertaining to the time period of the document. The Law and Legislation section contains the following issues : Banker's Book Evidence Act, Delays in the High Court, The Indian Mines Act, The Indian Merchandise Marks Act, Customs Regulation, Extradition treaties, Burma Chief Court, Amendment of Indian Steam Ships Act, Cases in the Court for Small Causes, Amendment of Administrator's General Act. The Customs Section contains : Customs Duty on Indigo in Egypt, Excise duty on Cotton-Peice Goods, China Import Duties, daily lists of imports and exports, French import tarrifs, customs import duties, tarrif circulars. The Marine Section includes the following issues : facilities for shipping Coal in the Port of Calcutta, control of bulk oil vessels, mechanical appliances for handling coal, inspection and disinfection of vessels, grounding of SS. Venice and its susequent looting, thefts of tea at transits, report of Port trust enquiry committee, Insurance issues, shortages in Jute Cargoes, carriage of Kerosene oil, Mercantile contracts, fraudulent sinking of boats, handling of boats and barges. the Municipal section contains reports on the Carter's strike. The Telegraphs section contains the following issues : Imperial telegraphic communication, censorship of telegrams. The Financial Section deals with the conversion of government paper and the gold reserve. The Railways section deals with : Jharriah Connection survey, rolling stock on Indian Survey, proposal of permanent bridge on Hooghly. proposed additional railway facilites, new railway projects, railway commission, Burma-Shan-China-Mandalay Kulon line. The Miscellaneous section contains : alleged adulteration of Indian and Ceylon teas, issues related to Jute and Indigo, Manufacture of Iron and Steel in India, Trade with Persia, Boiler Commission report, license for transport of Dynamite.
Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries Vol. 2, for the year 1901, with appendices.
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1901_Vol_II
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1901_Vol_II.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1901_Vol_II_001 to BCCI_Report_1901_Vol_II_264
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1901_Vol_II_001 to BCCI_Report_1901_Vol_II_264
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1901_Vol_II
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1901, Vol. 2
Date(s) : 1901
Extent (Pagination) : pp I to pp iv (Contents), pp 1 to pp 505
Volume and issue number : 1901, 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 spine is slightly damaged, the binding is very tight, foxing marks present, presence of black spots, browns marks caused by the adhesive remnants of cellotapes.
No of Leaves : 256 + 4 biniding pages + cover + spine
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 24.2 x 15.5 x 3.2
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] Without cover : 23.5 x 15 x 2.1
Note on item : A handwritten note is present on the title page.
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 : 21-May-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.