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The Report from the Select Committee of the House of Commons on the Affairs of the East India Company (Paperback) Loot Price: R677
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The Report from the Select Committee of the House of Commons on the Affairs of the East India Company (Paperback): Great...

The Report from the Select Committee of the House of Commons on the Affairs of the East India Company (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1810 Excerpt: ...hns been the object of the Governor General iu Council, as far as was practicable, to render them in effect taxes on consumption, aud to prevent any injury to the foreign import or export trade of the country. 32 The rates at which the Calcutta Town Duties are tolelevied, are lobe the feme, with some exceptions, as the rates at which thole duties were collected previously to their abolition by the ad sectiou ot'the 39th regulation of 1705. 33. lkit the regulations under which those duties are to be now levied, differ from the former regulations for their collection in the following important points: First. Under the former regulations the duties were levied ou all articles whatever imported into Calcutta from the interior of the country; according to the present regulation the duties arc levied only on certain articles specified in the regulations. Care was taken to select those articles the duties on which would be molt productive, and which would be levied with facility. The numerous articles of trivial value imported into the town, the collection of the duties on which occasioned considerable vexation to the petty traders without adding materially to the public Revenue, are exempted from the duties as now restored. Seco/td/y. Goods imported into the town of Calcutta for exportation to England, with the exception of indigo and raw silk, were heretofore subject to the Town Duties. Under the new regulation a drawback of those duties is allowed, under certain restrictions, on all the principal articles of export 10 England. The drawback may be extended to other articles of export as circumstances may hereafter require. 34. The Town Duties established at the cities of Patna, Moorfliedabad, Dacca and Benares, have been regulated on the some principles as the T...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Great Britain Select Company
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 11mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 202
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-45937-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-231-45937-9
Barcode: 9781231459379

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