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FOR

BENGAL:

BEING A DIGEST OF ALL INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM

OFFICIAL RECORDS AND OTHER SOURCES

ON THE SUBJECT OF THE

PRODUCTION OF COTTON IN THE BENGAL PROVINCES.

COMPILED BY

J. G. MEDLICOTT, B. A.

PUBLISHED IN ACCORDANCE WITE THE RESOLUTION OF

HIS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL IN COUNCIL, DATED 22ND JULY 1861.

CALCUTTA:

SAVIELLE & CRANENBURGH, Printers, BENGAL PRINTING COMPANY LIMITED.

1862.

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NUDDEA Division, 81.

Districts.—Soonderbunds, 81. 24-Pergunnahs, 85. Nuddea, 89. Jessore, 90.

BURDWAN DIVISION, 91.

Districts.-Beerbhoom, 91. Burdwan, 93.
Midnapore, 94. Hooghly, 95. Hidgelee, 96.

Bankoora, 93.

CUTTACK DIVISION, 96.

Districts.–Balasore, 97. Cuttack, 97. Pooree, 99. Jungul
Mehals, 100.

DACCA DIVISION, 101.

Districts.—Dacca, 105. Furreedpore, 112. Mymensing, 112.
Backergunge, 113. Sylhet, 113. Cachar, 114. Jynteah, 116.

CHITTAGONG DIVISION, 116.

Districts.-Tipperah and Bulloah, 117.
Chittagong, 118.
Chota Nagpore, 120.
Assam, 125.
Arracan, 135.
Pegu, 138.
Tenasserim, 152.
Singapore, 156.
Andaman, 157.
TABLE 1.—Prices of Cotton in the Bengal bazars, 159.
TABLE II.—Tabular abstract of the replies to the six questions of

1848 for Lower Provinces, 160.

Section II.-BENGAL, UPPER PROVINCES.

General aspect, 165. The Doab, the Terai, 166. Bundelkhund, 167. Experiments, irrigation, 169. Mr. Muir's epitome, 170. Mr. Saunders' report, 173. The map, 177.

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