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Digest of laws relating to duties on imports--Continued.

Act approved Scc. 4 alpaca, goat, and other like animals, unmanufactured, the value June 30, 1864. Cont'd. whereof at the last port er place from whence exported to the

United States exclusive* of charges in such ports shall be twelve cents or less per pound, three cents per pound; exceeding twelve cents and not exceeding twenty-four cents per pound, six cents per pound; exceeding twenty-four cents per pound, and not exceeding thirty-two cents, ten cents per pound, and in addition thereto ten per centum ad valorem; exceeding thirty-two cents per pound, twelve cents per pound, and in addition thereto ten per centum ad valorem: Provided, That any wool of the sheep, or hair of the alpaca, the goat, and other like animals, which shall be imported in any other than the ordinary condi. tion, as now and beretofore practiced, or which shall be changed in its character or condition for the purpose of evading the duty, or which shall be reduced in value by the admixture of dirt or any foreign substance, shall be subject to pay a duty of twelve cents per pound and ten per centum ad valorem, any. thing in this act to the contrary notwithstanding: Prorided further, That when wool of different qualities is imported in the same bale, bag, or package, and the aggregate value of the contents of the bale, bag, or package shall be appraised by the appraisers at a rate exceeding twenty-four cents per pound, it shall be charged with a duty of ten cents per pound and ter per centum ad valorem; and when bales of different qualities are embraced in the same invoice at the same price, whereby the average price shall be lessened more than ten per centum, the value of the whole shall be appraised according to the value of the bale of the best quality; and no bale, bag, or package shall be liable to a less rate of duty in consequence of being invoiced with wool of lower value: Aud provided further, That wool which shall be imported scoured shall pay, in lieu of the

duties herein provided, three times the amount of such duties: Second. Sheepskins, raw or unmanufactured, imported with the

wool on, washed or unwashed, shall be subject to a duty of twenty per centum ad valorem ; and on flocks, waste, or shoddy,

three cents per pound. Sec. 5 And be it further enacted, That on and after the day and year afore

said, there shall be levied, collected, and paid, on the importation of the articles hereinafter mentioned, the following duties

that is to say: First. On Wilton, Saxony, and Aubusson, Axminster, patent

velvet, Tournay velvet, and tapestry velvet carpets and carpeting, Brussels carpets wrought by the Jacquard machine, and all medallion or whole carpets, valued at one dollar and twenty. five cents or under per square yard, seventy cents per square yard; valued at over one dollar and twenty-five cents per square yard, eighty cents per square yard: Provided, That no carpeting, carpets, or rags of the foregoing description sball pay a duty of less than fifty per centum ad valorem.' On Brussels and tapestry Brussels carpets and carpetings, printed on the warp, or otherwise, fifty cents per square yard. On all treble ingrain, three-ply, and worsted chain Venetian carpets and carpeting, forty cents per square yard. On yarn Venetian and two-ply ingrain carpets and carpeting, thirty-five cents per square yard. On hemp or jute carpeting, six and one-half cents per square yard. On druggets, bockings, and felt carpets and carpetings, printed, colored, or otherwise, twenty-five cents per square yard. On carpets and carpeting of wool, flax, or cotton, or paris of either, or other material not otherwise specified, forty per centum ad valorem: Provided, That mats, rugs, screens, covers, hassocks, bedsides, and other portions of carpets or carpetings, shall be subject to the rate of duty herein imposed on carpets or carpetings of like character or description, and on all other mats, screens, hassocks, and rugs, forty-five

per centum ad valorem :

Second. On woollen cloths, woollen shawls, and all manufactures * By sec. 9, act of July 28, 1866, this is so changed as-to be inclusive of such charges.

Digest of laws relating to duties on imports-Continued.

Act approved Sec. 5 of wool of every description, made wholly or in part of wool, June 30, 1864. Cont'd. not otherwise provided for, twenty-four cents per pound, and

in addition thereto forty per centum ad valorem. On goods of like description, when valued at over two dollars per square yard, a duty, in addition to the foregoing rates, of five per centum ail valorem: Prorided, That goods of like description, composed of worsted, the hair of the alpaca, goat, or other like animals, and weighing over eight ounces to the square yard, shall be subject to pay the same duties and rates of duty herein provided for woollen cloths. On endless belts or felts for paper, and blanketing for printing machines, twenty cents per pound, and in addition thereto thirty-five per centum ad valorem. On flannels, uncolored, valued at thirty cents or less per square yard, twenty-four cents per pound, and thirty per centum ad valorem; valued at above thirty cents per square yard, and on all flannels, colored, printed, or plaided, not otherwise provided for, and flannels composed in part of cotton, twenty-four cents per pound, and thirty-five per centum ad valorem. On flannels composed in part of silk, filty per centum ad valorem. On hats of wool, twenty-four [cents) per pound, and in addition thereto thirty-five per centum ad valorem. On woollen and worsted yarn, valued at fifty cents and not over one dollar per pound, twenty cents per pound, and in addition thereto twenty-five per centum ad valorem ; valued at over one dollar per pound, twenty-four cents per pound, and in addition thereto thirty per centum ad valorem. On woollen and worsted yarn valued at less than fifty cents per pound, and not exceeding in fineness number fourteen,* sixteen cents per pound, and in addition thereto twenty-five per centum ad valorem. On clothing, ready, made, and wearing apparel of every description, composed wholly or in part of wool, made up or manufactured wholly or in part by the tailor, seamstress, or manufacturer, except hosiery, twenty-four cents per pound, and in addition thereto forty per centum ad valorem. On blankets of all kinds, made wholly or in part of wool, walued at not exceeding twenty-eight cents per pound, twelve cents per pound, and in addition thereto twenty per centum ad valorem ; valued at above twentyeight cents and not exceeding forty cents per pound, twentyfour cents per pound and twenty-five per centum ad valorem; valued above forty cents per poud, twenty-four cents per pound and thirty per centum ad valorem. On Balmorals, and goods of similar description, or used for like purposes, composed of wool, worsted, or any other material, twenty-four cents per pound, and in addition thereto thirty-five per centum ad va

lorem: On women's and children's dress goods, composed wholly or in

part of wool, worsted, mohair, alpaca, or goats' hair, gray or uncolored, not exceeding in value the sum of thirty cents per square yard, four cents per square yard, and in addition thereto twenty-five per centum ad valorem; exceeding in value thirty cents per square yard, six cents per square yard, and in addition

thereto thirty per centum ad valorem : On all goods of the last-mentioned description, if stained, colored,

or printed, not exceeding in value the sum of thirty cents per square yard, four cents per square yard and thirty per centum ad valorem; exceeding in value thirty cents per square yard, six cents per square yard, and in addition thereto thirty-five

per centum ad valorem: On shirts, drawers, and hosiery, of wool, or of which wool shall

be a component material, not otherwise provided for, twenty cents per pound, and in addition thereto ibirty per centum ad

valorem: On bunting, and on all other manufactures of worsted, mohair,

alpaca, or goats' hair, or of which worsted, mohair, alpaca, or goats' bair shall be a component material, not otherwise pro

vided for, fifty per centum ad valorem: *See, for the rate on yarn filler than No. 14, sections 13, act of March 2, 1861,and 9, act of July 14, 1862.

Digest of laws relating to duties on imports—Continued.

Act approved Sec. 5 On lastings, mohair cloth, silk twist, or other manufacture of June 30, 1864. Cont'd. cloth, woven or made in patterns of such size, shape, and form,

or cut in such manner, as to be fit for shoes, slippers, boots,
bootees, gaiters, and buttons, exclusively, not combined with

India-rubber, ten per centum ad valorem:
On oil-cloths for floors, stamped, painted, or printed, valued at

fifty cents or less per square yard, thirty per centum ad valo-
rem; valued at over fifty cents per square yard, and on all
other oil-cloth, except silk oil-cloth, forty per centum ad va-

lorem : Sec. 6 (Cotton and cottons: for the duty on cotton yard or piece goods, see

section 1, act of March 3, 1865:) On cotton shirts and drawers, woven or made op frames, and on

all cotton hosiery, thirty-five per centum ad valorem: On cotton velvet, thirty-five per centum ad valorem: On cotton braids, insertings, lace, trimming, or bobbinet, and all

other manufactures of cotton, not otherwise provided for, thirty

five per centum ad valorem. Sec. 7 And be it further enacted, That on and after the day and year afore

said, in lieu of the duties heretofore imposed by law on the articles hereinafter mentioned, there shall be levied, collected, and paid, on the goods, wares, and merchandise enumerated and provided for in this section, imported from foreign coun

tries, the following duties and rates of duty—that is to say: First. On brown and bleached linens, duck, canvas, paddings,

cotton bottoms, burlaps, diapers, crash, huckabacks, handkerchiefs, lawns, or other manufactures of fax, jute, or hemp, or of which flax, jute, or hemp shall be the component material of chief value, not otherwise provided for, valued at thirty cents or less per square yard, thirty-five per centum ad valorem; valued at above thirty cents per square yard, forty per centum ad valorem. On flax or linen yarns for carpets, not exceeding number eight Lea, and valued at twenty-four cents or less per pound, thirty per centum ad valorem. On flax or linen yarns valued at above twenty-four cents per pound, thirty-five per centum ad valorem. On flax or linen thread, twine, and packthread, and all other manufactures of flax, or of which flax shall be the component material of chief value, not otherwise

provided for, forty per centum ad valorem: Second. On tarred cables or cordage, three cents per pound. Op

untarred Manilla cordage, two and one-half cents per pound. On all other untarred cordage, three and one-half cents per pound. On hemp yarns, five cents per pound. On coir yarn, one and one-half cent per pound. On seines, six and one-half

cents per pound: Third. On gunny cloth, gunny bags, and cotton bagging, or Digest of laws relating to duties on imports-Continued.

other manufacture not otherwise provided for, suitable for the uses to which cotton bagging is applied, composed in whole or in part of hemp, jute, flax, or other material, valued at ten cents or less per square yard, three cents per pound; over ten cents per square yard, four cents per pound. On sail duck or canvas for sails, thirty per centum ad valorem. On Russia and other sheetings of tax or hemp, brown and white, thirty-five per centum ad valorem. On all other manufactures of hemp, or of which hemp shall be the component material of chief value, not otherwise provided for, thirty per centum ad valorem. On grass cloth, thirty per centum ad valorem. On jute yarns, twenty-five per centum ad valorem. On all other manufactures of jute or Sisal grass, not otherwise provided for, thirty

per centum ad valorem. Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That on and after the day and year afore

said, in lieu of the duties heretofore imposed by law on the articles hereinafter mentioned, there shall be levied, collected, and paid, on the goods, wares, and merchandise enumerated and provided for in this section, imported from foreign countries, the following duties and rates of duty-that is to say:

Act approved Sec, 8 On spun silk for filling, in skeins or cops, twenty-five per centum
June 30, 1864.
Cont'd. ad valorem:*

On silk in the gum not more advanced than singles, tram, and

thrown or organzine, thirty-five per centum ad valorem. On floss silks, thirty-five per centum ad valorem. On sewing silk in the gum or purified, forty per centum ad valorem. On all dress and piece silks, ribbons, and silk velvets, or velvets of wbich silk is the component material of chief value, sixty per centum ad valorem. On silk vestings, pongees, shawls, scarfs, mantillas, pelerines, handkerchiefs, veils, laces, shirts, drawers, bonnets, hats, caps, turbans, chemisettes, hose, mitts, aprons, stockings, gloves, suspenders, watch chains, webbing, braids, fringes, galloons, tassels, cords, and trimmings, sixty per

centum ad valorem : On all manufactures of silk, or of which silk is the component

material of chief value, not otherwise provided for, fifty per

centum ad valorem. Sec. 9 And be it further enacted, That on and after the day and year afore

said, in lieu of the duties heretofore imposed by law on the articles hereinafter mentioned, there shall be levied, collected, and paid, on the goods, wares, and merchandise enumerated and provided for in this section, imported from foreign coun

tries, the following duties and rates of duty—that is to say: On all brown earthenware and common stoneware, gas retorts,

stoneware not ornamented, twenty-five per centum ad valorem : On China, porcelain, and Parian ware, gilded, ornamented, or

decorated in any manner, fifty per centum ad valorem : On China, porcelain, and Parian ware, plain white, and not de

corated in any manner, forty-five per centum ad valorem ; on all other earthen, stone, or crockery ware, white, glazed, edged, printed, painted, dipped, or cream-colored, composed of earthy or mineral substances, and not otherwise provided for, forty

per centum ad valorem: On slates, slate pencils, slate chimney pieces, mantels, slabs for

tables, and all other manufactures of slate, forty per centum ad

valorem:
On unwrought clay, pipe clay, fire clay, and kaoline, tive dollars

per ton:
On fullers' earth, three dollars per ton :
On white chalk and cliff stone, ten dollars per ton:
On red and French chalk, twenty per centum ad valorem:
On chalk of all descriptions, not otherwise provided for, twenty-

five per centum ad valorem:
On whiting and Paris-white, one cent per pound:
On whiting, ground in oil, two cents per pound:
On all plain and mould and press glass, not cut, engraved, or

painted, thirty-five per centum ad valorem:
On all articles of glass, cut, engraved, painted, colored, printed,

stained, silvered, or gilded, not including plate glass silvered, or looking glass plates, forty per centum ad valorem: On all unpolished cylinder, crown, and common window-glass,

not exceeding ten by fifteen inches square, one and one-balf cent per pound; above that, and not exceeding sixteen by twenty-four inches square, two cerits (per) pound; above that, and not exceeding twenty-four by thirty inches square, two and one-half cents per pound; all above that, three cents per

pound: On cylinder and crown glass, polished, not exceeding ten by

fifteen inches square, two and one-balt cents per square foot ;
above that, and not exceeding sixteen by twenty-four inches
square, four cents per square foot; above that, and not exceed-
ing twenty-four by thirty inches square, six cents per square
foot; above that, and not exceeding twenty-four by sixty
inches, twenty cents per square foot; all above that, forty

cents per square foot :
* Adds ten per cent. in sec. 2, act of March 3, 1865. See silk clothing in same act.

Digest of laws relating to duties on imports-Continued.

Act approved Sec. 9 On fluted, rolled, or rough plate glass, not including crown, June 30, 1864. Cont'd. cylinder, or common window glass, not exceeding ten by fifteen

inches square, seventy-five cents per one hundred square feet; above that, and not exceeding sixteen by twenty-four inches square, one cent per square foot : above that, and not exceeding twenty-four by thirty inches square, one and one-half cent per square foot; all above that, two cents per square foot: Provided, That all fluted, rolled, or rough plate glass, weighing over one hundred pounds per one hundred square feet, shall pay an additional duty on the exeess at the same rates herein

imposed : On all cast polished plate glass, unsilvered, not exceeding ten by

fifteen inches square, three cents per square foot; above that, and not exceeding sixteen by twenty-four inches square, five cents per square foot; above that, and not exceeding twenty. four by thirty inches square, eight cents per square foot; above that, and not exceeding twenty-four by sixty inches square, twenty-five cents per square foot; all above that, fifty cents per

square foot: On all cast polished plate glass, silvered, or looking-glass plates

not exceeding ten by fifteen inches square, four cents per square foot; above that, and not exceeding sixteen by twenty-four inches square, six cents per square foot; above that, and not exceeding twenty-four by thirty inches square, ten cents pe! square foot; above that, and not exceeding twenty-four by sixty inches square, thirty-five cents per square foot; all abovi that, sixty cents per square foot: Provided, That no looking glass plates or plate glass, silvered, when framed, shall pay : less rate of duty than that imposed upon similar glass of like description not framed, but shall be liable to pay in additio

thereto thirty per centum ad valorem upon such frames : On porcelain and Bohemian glass, glass crystals for watche,

paintings on glass or glasses, pebbles for spectacles, and al manufactures of glass, or of which glass shall be a componert material, not otherwise provided for, and all glass bottles or jar filled with sweetmeats or preserves, not otherwise provided for

forty per centum ad valorem. Sec. 10 And be it further enacted, That on and after the day and year afore

said, in lieu of the duties heretofore imposed by law on the articles hereinafter mentioned, and on such as may now b. exempt from duty, there shall be levied, collected, and paid on the goods, wares, and merchandise enumerated and provided for in this section, imported from foreign countries, the follow

ing duties and rates of duty—that is to say: First. On annatto seed, extract of annatto, nitrate of barytes,

carmined indigo, crude tica, extract of safflower, finishing powder, gold size and patent size, cobalt, oxide of cobalt, smalt, zaffre, and terra alba, twenty per centum ad valorem; on nickel,

fifteen per centum ad valorem: Second. On albumen, asbestos, asphaltum, crocus, colcotra, blue

or Roman vitriol or sulphate of copper, bone or ivory drop black, murexide, ultramarine, Indian red, and Spanish brown, twenty

five per centum ad valorem. Sec. 11 And be it further enacted, That on and after the day and year afore

said, in lieu of the duties heretofore imposed by law on the articles hereinafter mentioned, there shall be levied, [and] collected, and paid, on the goods, wares, and merchandise enumerated and provided for in this section, imported from foreign

countries, the following duties and rates of duty-that is to say: On acetic acid, acetous or concentrated vinegar, or pyroligneous

acid, exceeding the specific gravity of 1.040, eighty cents per pound; not exceeding the specific gravity of 1.040, known as

number eight, twenty-five cents per pound: On acetate or pyrolignate of ammonia, seventy cents per pound;

of baryta, forty cents per pound; of iron, strontia, and zinc,

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