Title COTTON AND COMMERCE OF INDIA,CONSIDERED IN RELATION TO THE IN THE BOMBAY PRESIDENCY.
Book Condition Very Good; Green cloth, spine slightly chipped.
Publisher London John Chapman 1851
Seller ID 4097
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 429 pages; Green cloth, spine slightly chipped. With three folding maps at the rear. John Chapman was the founder and manager of the Great Indian Peninsula Railway Company. Chapter headings: On the present state of the supply of cotton from India and of the questions connected with it; Production and prices of cotton in India; Causes of the increase of the export of cotton from India to England up to a certain period, and of the cessation of increase from that time; Effects in India of a constant market for Indian cotton in England, and of improved means of transit in India; The general commerce of Great Britain with India; Discussion of certain facts and principles involved in the line, and proceedings of the Great Indian Peninsula Railway Company; Engineering considerations affecting the lines by the Thul and Malsej Ghauts respectively; The profits, consequences, and public convenience of the contrasted lines; Arrangements for the prosecution of Indian public works, and of the Great Indian Peninsula Railway in particular-interest of different classes in the subject; Statement of the prices and quantities of East India and other cotton imported into Great Britain for the years mentioned; Report of R. Stephenson Esq. M. P. C. E.., to the directors of the Great Indian Peninsula Railway Company; Notes of the papers submitted to Mr. Stephenson, and of those contained in Mr. Chapman's report; Letter of J. Chapman to R. Stephenson..on the reasons for preferring the Malsej Ghaut; Report of Geo. T. Clark on the engineering features of the Concan and Great Western Ghauts; On the travelling expenses of the natives of Western India.
19th Century India Cotton Industry ANGLO-INDIAN Trade Indian Railways