Treasury Decisions

Treasury Decisions

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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. 1879 edition. Excerpt: ...to the clause in the decision alluded to, whereby the marking of other merchandise than dress, silk, and similar goods, is left to the discretion of collectors, in order to secure uniformity of practice, I have now to direct that the use of the labels described by Department's circular of March 23, 1878, be extended to all cases, casks, bales, boxes, and other packages, of whatever description, containing merchandise of value, forwarded under immediate-transportation bonds. Very respectfully, By order: H. F. FRENCH, SIR: The Department duly received your letters of the 31st ultimo and 24th instant, further in regard to your appeal (8150 e) from the decision of the collector at New York, assessing duty at the rate of one cent per pound on iron-bar ends, imported by you per bark "Manheim" April 13, 1878. You claim that the article in question should be assessed with a duty of 20 per cent. ad valorem, under the provision for " waste" found in Schedule M of the Revised Statutes, and request that the Department will refer the question to the Attorney General for an opinion. In reply, you are informed that, in the opinion of the Department, the article in question is clearly not liable to duty under the provision for "waste" 'above specified, and that the decision on your appeal, being in accordance with the previous one of October 23, 1877, must stand until reversed by a competent court of law. Very respectfully, By order: H. F. FRENCH, Assistant Secretary. CHARLES G. LUNDELL, Esq., Boston, Mass. SIR: The Department is in receipt of your letter of the 28th ultimo, submitting the appeal (8238e) of Messrs. H. Bacharach & Co. from your assessment of duty at the rate of 50 per centum ad valorem...show more

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  • Paperback | 150 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 281g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236855051
  • 9781236855053