Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries from 1st May to 31st December 1883, BCCI_Report_1883, English

Description : The report contains discussions on the following subjects: the Bengal and Nagpore Railway; site for the East Indian Railway Bridge; the Puttiala State Railway; jail maufactures; the bill to amend the law relating to steamships and inland steam vessels; the Native Passenger Ships Act; Indian Ports Act of 1875; rules under Sea Customs Act for coasting vessels; inspection of prime-movers; arrest of persons to give evidence before Marine Courts for trial of pilots; Hospital Dues Fund; pilotage receipts and disbursements; the basses and Minicoy light dues; tonnage schedule and rules for the measurement of baled cargo; employment of Anglo-Indians and Eurasians in the pilot service; leniency of sentences passed on crews of British vessels charged with serious offences; pilot brigs at the sandheads; inadequate docking accomodation for the port of Calcutta; government stock notes; telephone service; stamping duplicate receipts; publication of monthly statements of railway traffic; development of Indian wheat trade; wheat cultivation; Government resolution on Port Commissioners' Administration Report for 1882-83; Governmnet resolution on Port Officer's Report for 1882-83; new members; and funds of the chamber.
Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries from 1st May to 31st December 1883
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1883
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1883.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1883_001 to BCCI_Report_1883_182
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1883_001 to BCCI_Report_1883_182
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1883
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1883 report
Date(s) : 1st May to 31st December 1883
Extent (Pagination) : 1-14, 1- 308, Appendix: xx
Volume and issue number : 1883 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 headed by H.W.I. Wood, Secretary
Publisher : Thomas S Smith, City Press
Place of Publication : 12, Bentinck Street
Subject : Half-yearly financial report of the BCC&I, Economics, Finance, Colonial history, Calcutta under the British
Physical Condition : The book is moth-eaten, there is some foxing, some pages are unevenly cut, there are damp spots on some others.
No of Leaves : 179 + cover + spine
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 24.5 x 14.3 x 2.1
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] Without cover : 23.8 x 13.9 x 1.7
Note on item : Title page has a handwritten note that says '59'. BCCI_Report_1883_040 displays a chemical burn.
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 : Soumashree
Date(s) of the digital copy : April 01, 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.