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Approximate statement of the principal exports from Bushire to Bombay [‎30r] (1/2)

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The record is made up of 1 folio. It was created in 1864. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

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APPROXIMATE Statement of the 'principal Exports from Bushire to Bombay during the
1864-65 with expla
3 862-63, i. e., October 1862 to May 1863.
Articles.
Cotton.
Opium
Silk
W ool-Amb
Approximate
Quantity.
W ool-Persian...
Gallmits
Horses.
10,000 Bales.
600 Boxes.
1,000 Bales-
3,000 Bags .
3,000 „
200 ^
Approximate
Weight.
None.
Total
2,00,000 Mds.
10,000 „ .
10,000 „ .
60,000 „ .
60,000 „ .
10,000 „ .
Approximate
value in
Rupees.
Rupees
5,50,000
4,80,000
3,50,000
2,25,000
1,50,000
30,000
1863-64, i. e., October 1863 to May
Articles.
Cotton A
Opium B
17,85,000
Silk
VYool-Arab ...
Wool-Persian.
Gallnuts
Approximate
Quantity.
Horses C
40,000 Bales.
900 Boxes.
500 Bales.
2,000 Bags .
1,000 „ .
100 „ .
350 in No.
Total
Approximate
Weight.
8,00,000 Mds
15,000 „
5,000 „
40,000 „
20,000 „
5,000 „
Rupees
A. Purchasers for the Russian market were busy at Ispahan in 1863-64, and exported as
and Tiflis.
B. 200 boxes went from Bunder Abbass.
C. About 100 horses perished at sea in native crafts during bad weather.
D. Fall of prices at Bombay has much depressed market in Persia, but cultivators are
E. Crops reported to have suffered, else a larger supply would have been produced.
Note .—One mun is equivalent to 7| English pounds. I roughly estimate
season 1862-63 contrasted with o/* 1863-64, and the probable Exports for the season of
natory remarks.
1864.
1864-65, i. e., October 1864 to May 1865.
■f
Approximate
value in
Rupees.
Articles.
Approximate
Quantity,
Approximate
Weight.
Approximate
value in
Rupees.
Remaeks.
32,00,000
Cotton D ......
50,000 Bales.
10,00,000 Mds.
25,00,000
Rates declining.
8,55,000
Opium E
900 Boxes.
15,000 „ .
7,65,000
Attention of merchants more drawn
to coiton.
2,25,000
Silk
500 Bales.
5,000 „ .
2,25,000
Speculators thinking more of cotton.
1,20,000
30,000
Wool-Arab ...
Wool-Persian.
2,000 Bags .
1,000 „ .
40,000 „ .
20,000 „ .
1,00,000
30,000
^ Dealers laying out their capital
f in cotton on account of its
f obtaining a heavier market
* and higher profits.
20,000
Gallnuts
50 „ .
2,500 „ .
15,000
Scarce, but in great demand for
the Java market.
87,500
Horses
200 in No.
50,000
Speculators disheartened by the
small profits obtained and great
losses incurred by bad weather
last year.
45,37,500
Total
Rupees
36,85,000
many bales as the Indian traders permitted them to buy. These were sent to Tabriz
determined to have a good crop in hopes of a fresh rise.
that in all from 2,500 to 3,000 boxes of Opium will leave Persia this year.
(Sd.) L. P,

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Statement of the principal exports from Bushire to Bombay during the season 1862 to 1863 contrasted with that of 1863 to 1864, and the probable exports of the season 1864 to 1865 with explanatory remarks.

The statement includes: cotton, opium, silk, wool-Arab, wool-Persian, gallnuts and horses.

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