Annals of Horticulture in North America for the Year; A Witness of Passing Events and a Record of Progress Volume 2

Annals of Horticulture in North America for the Year; A Witness of Passing Events and a Record of Progress Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...of acres in vines bearing, and in young vines not bearing; products of grapes and raisins, and value in 1889. The new tariff. The Fifty-first Congress passed "An act to reduce the revenue and equalize duties on imports, and for other purposes," the general provisions of which went into force October 6, 1890. Following are the schedules of duties upon horticultural products, with corresponding rates under the old law: New Old Schedule. Schedule. Beans, per bushel, 60 lbs 40 cents. 10 per cent. Peas, dried, per bushel 20" 30" Peas, green, in bulk, in barrels, sacks, etc, per bushel, 60 lbs 40" 10" Peas, split, per bushel, 60 lbs 50" 20" Peasin cartons, paper andother small packages, Ib. I"--Beans, peas, and mushrooms, prepared or pre-served in tins, jars, bottles or otherwise, ad valorem 40 per cent. 30." Cabbages, each 3 cents. 10 Onions, per bushel 40" 10" Potatoes, per bushel, 60 lbs 25" 15 cents. Vegetables in natural state not specially provided for, ad valorem 25 per cent. 10 per cent. Vegetables of all kinds, prepared or preserved, including pickles and sauces of all kinds, not specially provided for, ad valorem 45" 30 " Garden and agricultural seeds not specially provided for.... (Agricultural seeds free, old schedule)..20" 20" Plants, trees, shrubs, and vines of all kinds, com-monly known as nursery stock, and not spe-cially provided for, ad valorem 20" Free. Apples, green or ripe, per bushel 25 cents. Apples, dried, per lb 2" Grapes, per bbl. of 3 cu. ft 60" 20 per cent. Plums and prunes, per lb 2" 1 cent. Figs, per Ib 2" 2 cents. Oranges, lemons, limes, in packages of capacity of 1% cu. ft. or less, new schedule, 13 cts.; more

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