4 FEBRUARY 1865, Page 3

The Scottish •Assam Tea Company (Limited) has been formed, for

the purpose of cultivating tea in India on an extensive scale. Provisionally the directors have purchased an estate of 4,000 acres in Assam for 52,0001., payable over a period of five years. The capital is 100,0001. in 10,000 shares 101. each.