Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries: 1853, BCCI_Report_1853B, English

Description :

The report comprises the minutes of several meetings and the names of those who attended them. The delay in the construction of railways, uncertainty of land tenures, Usury laws, and postal services are discussed in addition to the problem of heavy taxes on salt. The Appendix contains the list of members, including Mofussil members of the Chamber, copies of circular letters sent by members to various offices, and a copy of the Peninsular and Oriental Company's Contract.

Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries: 1853
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1853B
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1853B.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1853B_001 to BCCI_Report_1853B_043
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1853B_001 to BCCI_Report_1853B_043
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1853B
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1853 half-yearly report
Date(s) : November, 1853
Extent (Pagination) : 1 -19, Appendix I - l
Volume and issue number : 1853 half-yearly report
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: Jas J. Mackenzie, Esq, David Cowie, Esq, W.W. Kettlewell, Esq, D. Mackinlay, Esq.
Publisher : F Carbery Bengal Military Orphan Press
Subject : Half-yearly financial report of the BCC&I, Economics, Finance, Colonial history, Calcutta under the British
Physical Condition : brittle pages
No of Leaves : 38 + 4 coloured pages for binding + covers + spine
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 13.9 x 23.5 x 1
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] Without cover : 13.9 x 22.7 x 0.5
Note on item : There is a seal on the book. A mark in blue pencil has been made on Page 1.
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 : Arnab + Aki + Sujata + Amritesh
Catalogued by : Soumashree
Date(s) of the digital copy : January 28, 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.