Acts Passed at the First [-Third] Session[s] of the Fifth Congress of the United States of America; Begun and Held at the City of Philadelphia in the State of Pennsylvania ...

Acts Passed at the First [-Third] Session[s] of the Fifth Congress of the United States of America; Begun and Held at the City of Philadelphia in the State of Pennsylvania ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1797 edition. Excerpt: ...upon due proof of his, her, heTrea-or their property, be entitled to receive the my' fame; for which purpose the collector shall transmit with the said overplus a copy of the inventory, appraisement, and account of sales, specifying the marks, numbers, and descriptions of the packages sold, their contents, the name of the Vessel and master, in which, and of the port or place from whence they were imported, and the time when, and the name it shall not be lawful to grant a permit to unlade any such goods, wares or merchandise so omitted, before such post entry, or addition to such report or manifest, has been made. Sec. 58. And be itfilrther enactcd, That the following allowances shall be made for, the AUOWdrafts and tare of the articles subject to duty, jsirsssffjcr by weight, on the importation and exportation thereof, that is to say-For draft on any quantity of one hundred weight, or one hundred and twelve pounds, one pound-on any quantity above one and not exceeding two hundred weight, two pounds-on any quantity above two, and not exceeding three hundred-weight, three pounds-on any quantity above three, and not exceeding ten hundred weight, four pounds-on any quantity above ten, and not exceeding eighteen hundred weight, seven pounds-on any quantity above eighteen hundred weight, nine pounds. For tare on every whole chest of bohea tea, seventy pounds; on every half chest, thirty and sot' six pounds; on ever quarter chest, twenty tare' pounds, on every c est of hyson or other green teas, the gross weight of which shall be seventy pounds, or upwards, twenty pounds; on every box of other tea, not less than fifty, or more than seventy pounds, gross, eighteen pounds; if eighty pounds gross, twentypounds; and from eighty pounds gross...show more

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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236810104
  • 9781236810106