Description : The item contains documents and correspondences of the Chamber for the year 1902. The document consists of : Celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the Chamber and the arranged dinner. Proposed international exhibition at St. Louis, U.S.A. The Inroductory paragraphs consists of the following issues : Indian Institute of Science, Conference of Colonial Premiers in London, proposed Bureau of Commercial Intelligence, The Standard Oil Company of New York. The Law and Legislation section contains the following topics : Australian legislation, The Sugar Bounties question, issues causing delays in High Court, amendmnet of Indian Emigration Act, 1883. ; Burma Chief Court, Stamp Duty on Letters of Hypothecation, delays in disposal of cases in the Police Court, Indian Electricity Bill, Consolidation and amendment of Laws related to Civil Judicature, Double Record System for evidences, registration of mortgages, unified postal and revenue stamps, section 39 of the Presidency Small Cause Court Case Act, 1882, further amendment Indian Ports Act. The Customs section deals with : Russo-Persian tarrif, Chinese Import tarrif, British Import duty on Tea, wastage allowance on salt, imposition of compulsory cess on Indian tea, enquiry into procedure of the Calcutta Custom House, clearance of Imports, Importation of German Salt into Rangoon, Customs Tariff Circulars. The Marine section includes : pilferage of Cargoes in transit, calculation of contents, lights in the Red Sea, administration of the Port Trust, improvement of the Light at False Point condition of Tolly's Nullah, carrige of Kerosene oil in native passenger ships, fraudulent sinking of country boats containing tea, accommodation for trade at the docks and jetties, Bucknall Steamship Lines, Report of the Aden Port Commission, Daily weather report of Bengal, condition of the Hooghly river, question of Lay-days, claims of sea water damage, allowances to pilots carried off to sea under protest, improvemnt of Harbour Masters' department. The Municipal section contains: Improvement of the City, The grievances of carters, The Municipal Corporation. The Telegraphs section enlists: telegraphic communication with the Andamans, official telegraph code vocabulary, censorship of telegrams at Aden, Imperial Cable Communications, reduction in charges of inland telegrams. The financial section includes : bombay municipal corporation temporary loans, proposed abolition of the Calcutta Mint, Interest on Government Securities. The Railways section addresses the following issues : supply of wagons, headway of proposed railway bridges over the Matabhanga, Jelinghi, Towcock rivers and Dibrugarh district; provision of branch feeder lines in India by private enterprise, transfer of of operation of the Jorehaut State Railway, railway extension of Bishnupur Line and bridge, rates on the Darjeeling-Himalayan railway, reduction in freight on Indigo in chests. The Miscellaneous section includes : charging of English Income Tax on profits which have already paid income tax in India, sundays in relation to mercantile contracts, licenses related to possession and transport of petroleum, trade in Indian tea with Tibet and Chines Turkestan, metric system of weights and measures, reduction of fees levied for the inspection of steam boilers, trade with Russia, Indian Jute Mills Association contract, improvement of water-ways in Assam, Cachar and Sylhet, Accomodation for witnesses in the High Court, improvement of Indian Cotton, issues related to Indian Jute, royalty on Sabai grass, Alipore Reformatory School, Proposal to introduce Commercial Classes into the Victoria School, Kurseong, list of Holidays.
Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries Vol. 2, for the year 1902, with appendices.
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1902_Vol_II
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1902_Vol_II.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1902_Vol_II_001 to BCCI_Report_1902_Vol_II_320
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1902_Vol_II_001 to BCCI_Report_1902_Vol_II_320
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1902_Vol_II
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1902, Vol 2
Date(s) : 1902
Extent (Pagination) : pp I to pp v, pp 1 to pp 280, then pp 441 to pp 448, then pp 289 to pp 611.
Volume and issue number : 1902, 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 overall condition of the item is good.
No of Leaves : 311+ 4 binding pages + cover + spine
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 23.7 x 15.5 x 3.1
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] Without cover : 23 x 15 x 2.5
Note on item : BCCI_Report_1902_Vol_II_095 contains an adhesive tape mark.
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 : May 23, 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.