Reports of Committees of the House of Representatives and Court of Claims Volume 2

Reports of Committees of the House of Representatives and Court of Claims Volume 2

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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. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ...expert, is the same as claimed, amounting to $392 90. See remarks on statement to claim No. 184, Henry Meyer ct al. JOHN ELY, Atlorney for Claimant. I ERNEST FIEDLER vs. THE UNITED STATES. Scarburgh, J., delivered the opinion of the court. In the years 1846, 1847, 1849, 1851, and 1852, the petitioner imported into the United States divers quantities of carbonate of ammonia, on all of which a duty of twenty per centum ad valorern was exacted. He insists that it was subject to a duty of ten per centum ad valorem only. 9 Stat. at Large, pp. 42, 48, Schedule G. The case is, in its circumstances, like the case of Henry and Frederick W. Meyer vs. The United States, and to be governed by the same principles. See the opinion of this court in that case, and the opinions thereto appended. We are of the opinion that the ammonia imported by the petitioner was subject only to a duty of ten per centum ad valorem, and that the excess ou ht to be refunded to him. The following table will show when the duties were paid; in what vessels the ammonia was imported; the amount of duties actually paid; the amount of duties, at ten per centum ad valorem; and how much was paid under protest: Duties actu-Duties at ten Paid under When paid. Vessel. ally paid. per centum protest. ad valorem. ' ' 7 i 1846. December _.-12 St. James...............--$73 60 $36 80 $36 80 1847. February _--12 Victoria................-. 13 20 K 36 so J as so April.....--7 Northumberland........--77 40 38 70 _ 38 70 May _ _ _ _ _ _ __ 12 Mediator.. _.... _ _.. _....--72 80 36 40 June. _. _ _..-21 Hendrick Hudson........ __ 75 80 37 90 August. _ _.._ 2 Westminster............--78 20 39 10 November--23 Sir Robert Peel..... _.... _. 69 20 34 60 1849., July.......-27...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236964403
  • 9781236964403