Description : The item contains documents and correspondences of the Chamber for the year 1906. The General Section includes : Holidays under the Negotiable Instruments Act. The Law and Legislation section deals with : Bill to amend the Indian Stamp Act, 1899; Indian Councils Act, 1892; Chief Judgeship of the Burma Cheif Court; Bengal Smoke Nuisance Act, 1905; Procedure in the Police Court, and appointment of Honorary Magistrates. Revised Jury Rules, 1907; proposed amendment of Indian Succession Act; Insolvency Bill; bill to amned the Presidency Bank's Act, 1876; bill to amend the local Self-government Act, 1885; bill to amend Bengal Ternancy Act; stamps on Share Transfers. The Customs Section includes : Customs Duty on Shortages; Assessment of Import Duty on Circular Plates or Discs; Excise Duty on Cotton Listing and Belting made Locally, Customs Tariff Circulars. The Marine section includes : The Pilot Service- Admission of Local Candidates, Liability for Shortage on Sugar Cargo, Steam Pilot Cruisers, hire of Bridge frerry Steamers, rules for navigation of inland steamers, destruction of rats on Board Vessels, Hooghly River Electric License, Steamers' Lays-days, The River Due, Proposed Canal through the Island of Rameswaram, Hospital Port Dues Fund, rate of exchange for payment of Ocean frieghts, instruction of pilots. The telegraph section includes : the telegraph service, proposed employment of female signallers by the telegraph department, apponitment of the telegraph committee. The Financial section includes : Govenrment securities, Indian Coinage Act, The Gold Reserve fund. the Railways section incorporates : Gurantess of provincial governments for construction of local railways, inadequate supply of wagons, statutory minima railway rates, railway risk notes, railway receipts, dacca-mymensingh railway, lower ganges bridge project. The Miscellaneous section includes : The Excise committee, the limestone issue, proposed unification of weights and measures all over India, Communication wth Tibet, Report of the Committee on Indian trade statistics, Commercial Education., Petroleum rules, the Labour Question, question of adult labour and physical fitness of children in factories, Inland book and package postage, adulteration of wheat, fraudulent watering of Jute, short-reeling of yarn, scarcity in Eastern Bengal, proposed river police for bengal, competition of jail industries with private enterprise, bolier commission, trade relation between South African colonies and British India, list of Holidays.
Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries for the year 1906, Vol.2.
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1906_Vol_II
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1906_Vol_II.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1906_Vol_II_001 to BCCI_Report_1906_Vol_II_288
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1906_Vol_II_001 to BCCI_Report_1906_Vol_II_288
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1906_Vol_II
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1906, Vol.2
Date(s) : 1906
Extent (Pagination) : pp I to pp IV (Contents), one blank page, pp 1 to pp 551
Volume and issue number : 1906, 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 : City Press
Place of Publication : 12, Bentinck Street, 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. Presence of foxing marks and yellowing of pages.
No of Leaves : 280 + 4 binding pages + cover + spine
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 24.7 x 15.3 x 3.3
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] Without cover : 23.7 x 14.9 x 2.8
Note on item : Pages 203 and 204 are torn (corresponding images: BCCI_Report_1906_Vol_II_109 and BCCI_Report_1906_Vol_II_110). BCCI_Report_1906_Vol_II_277 has oversized corners. 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 : Sayan
Date(s) of the digital copy : 25-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.