Description : The item contains documents and correspondences of the Chamber for the uear 1910. The following topics were addressed : 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, Stamp Duty on Marine Insurance Policies, Calcutta Court of Small Causes. The Customs Section includes : Customs Duty on Tobacco and Cigarettes, The Sea Customs Act, The Indian Tarrif Act, Import Duty on Quinine, Stamping on Cotton Goods, The Merchandise Marks Manual, The Japanese Customs Tariff. The Marine Seciton includes : loading and shipment of coal at Kidderore, The Indian Explosives act, loss of cargoes from vessels and quays, accomodating for Jute Carrying steamers- moorings at Chitpur, fires in coal cargoes, time chartered steamers, damage to imported goods. The Postal and telegraph section includes : Calcutta general Post Office, Post Office Holidays, The Australian Mail, Semaphoric Mail, telegraph office at Saugor Island. The Railways section includes : Railway finance, proposed railway tracks, railway traffic statistics. The Financial Section includes : Issues related to Indian Stamp Act, stamp duty on share transaction, reveiw of the trade of India, coinage and stamps for India. The Municipal section includes : Corporation of Calcutta, roads in Calcutta, Calcutta Municpal Act, streetencraochment, hackney carriages, poster advertising, street advertisement. The mIscellaneous section includes : The Legislative councils, late shipment of peice-goods, the Opium trade, competition of jail industries with private nterprise, grain bags for South Africa, trade in Jute manufactured goods with Australia, Plague regulations, weighment of jute at mills, prevention of of the introduction of insect pests and fungoid disease, The Indian Petroleum Act, The King Emp[eror's Birthday Holidays, crop forecasts, storage of sugar, commercial education, The Census of 1911, Consular Appointments. The Accounts ad Finance Section includes : Detailed accounts of the chamber, list of members, reports and sub-committee reports, rules and regulations of the Chamber, tribuanl of atribution of the Chamber.
Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries for the year 1910, Vol. 2.
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1910_Vol_II
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1910_Vol_II.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1910_Vol_II_001 to BCCI_Report_1910_Vol_II_311
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1910_Vol_II_001 to BCCI_Report_1910_Vol_II_311
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1910_Vol_II
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1910, Vol.2
Date(s) : 1910
Extent (Pagination) : pp I to pp IV (Contents), one lef without paginaiton, pp 1 to pp 595.
Volume and issue number : 1910, 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 : Catholic Orphan 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 : edges darkened, yellowing of pages, back cover torn, presence of foxing marks.
No of Leaves : 303+ 4 binding pages + cover + spine
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 24.6 x 15 x 3.6
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] Without cover : 23.8 x 14.8 x 2.6
Note on item : A brown spot is present in BCCI_Report_1910_Vol_II_228. 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 : 4-Jul-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.