Description : The item consists of the details of annual general meeting and the annual report of the Chamber for the year 1909. The Annual Meeting section includes: Proceedings of the annual general meeting, resolutions taken, The Royal Exchange, Representation on the Boiler's Commission etc. The Report consist of the following items- The Law and Legislation section includes : Proposed registration of trademarks, the Indian Factories bill, Indian Electricity bill, Indian Companies act, Indian Patents and Design bill, Bengal Excise bill, registration of partnerships, Indians trading under European names and titles, Indian Explosives Act, Calcutta and Suburban Police, Calcutta Police Courts, Mining Rules, Presidency Towns Insolvency Act, Indian Museum Bill, Calcutta Court of Small Causes. The Customs section includes : Monthly Commercial guide, Calcutta Port Trust, list of cotton peice goods, import tariff schedule, dentured spirit. The Marine section enlists: Survey and Licensing of Cargo boats, Bengal, eastern bengal and assam waterways; proposed new floating bridge over Hooghly, Calcutta Tonnage Schedule, Indian Steam Vessels Act, The Salt trade of Chittagong. The Municipal section includes : Tinned foods, land values in Calcutta, corporation of Calcutta, Woodburn Park, Octroi taxation. The Postal and Telegraph section comprises of : Indian Post Office- payment of money orders, delay in payment of a money order, insufficiently saddressed telegrams, delivery receipts of telegrams, proposed combined message and receipt forms, mutilated messages, deposit system of accounts, ten letter code words, governmnet telegraph gazette, wireless telegraphs, handwriting of telegrams. The Financial section includes : registration of currency notes, proposed universal 10 ruppee and 50 rupee notes, the Indian Currency bill, Indian Stamp Act, 1899; The Indian currency question, the Paper Currency reserve. The Railways section enlists : The Eastern Bengal State railway, East Indian Railway, railway risk note form b,d,g; railway rates of wheat, Indian railway traffic statistics. The Miscellaneous section includes : Enlargement of Legislativ councils, The Bengal Boiler Commission, Septic tank installation, goldsmiths' and silversmiths' trade, seventh congress of Chamber of Commerce of the Empire, grain bags for South Africa, Gunny bags for Hankow, Jute in Kutela Bales, disposal of samples of freign cotton and wollen goods, late shipment of peice goods, revision of the Japanese customs tariff, bridge over the river Chaotia, Indians in transvaal, commercial travellers, the state of the navy, small pocx epidemic, Paris Sanitary Convention of 1903. The Accounts and Finance section includes: Chamber, Royal Exchange, detailed account of the Chamber, members of the Chamber, committee and sub-committee reports, rules and regulations of the Chamber.
Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries for the year 1909, Vol 1.
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1909_Vol_I
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1909_Vol_I.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1909_Vol_I_001 to BCCI_Report_1909_Vol_I_187
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1909_Vol_I_001 to BCCI_Report_1909_Vol_I_187
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1909_Vol_I
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1909, Vol. 1.
Date(s) : 1909
Extent (Pagination) : pp I to pp vi, one unnumbered folio, pp 1 to pp 347.
Volume and issue number : 1909, Vol. 1.
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 : Catholic Orpahn Press
Place of Publication : 4, Portuguese Church Street, Calcutta
Subject : Yearly financial report of the BCC&I, Economics, Finance, Colonial history, Calcutta under the British
Physical Condition : Presence of foxing marks, yellowish pages, otherwise the condition of the item is good.
No of Leaves : 179 + 4 binding pages + cover + spine
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 24.5 x 15.4 x 2
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] Without cover : 23.7 x 14.2 x 1.5
Note on item : Due to tight binding some portion of the text along the gutter is not visible. 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 : 30-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.