A Treatise on the Laws of Commerce and Manufactures, and the Contracts Relating Thereto; With an Appendix of Treaties, Statutes, and Precedents
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. 1824 edition. Excerpt: ...20 for every load thereof. (1) Thread Lace, Silk Lace, Em-broidery, and Gold and Silver Brocade. The manufacture of thread lace has been thought worthy of particular protection and encouragement (2). It is now, however, lawful to import thread lace of foreign manufacture into Great Britain on payment of certain duties (3). If imported by way of merchandize to be sold, it can only be brought into the port of London (4). It is also lawful to import foreign silk lace on payment of certain duties and under certain regulations (5). But it is unlawful to import foreign embroidery, as well as gold and silver brocade. (6) Gold or Silver Thread, Lace, tic It is also unlawful to import gold or silver thread lace, fringe, or any other work made thereof, or thread, lace, fringe, or other work made of copper, brass, or any other inferior metal or gold, or silver wire or plate (7). This law was principally made to counteract frauds that had been committed by a sort of tinsel copper or base metal being brought into the realm partly manufactured and wrought upon silk, in imitation of gold and silver lace, and so exactly counterfeited, that even persons of skill in the manufacture were daily liable to imposition. t The button manufacture has been protected by an abso-Restraints of lute prohibition of the importation of all foreign buttons (I). mPrtat'n-., ir... i, ' Foreign Buttons, It is also unlawful to import any cut whalebone, except in cut whalebone, fins (2). c An old statute of Hen. 8. (3) enacts, that no person inhabiting Tin andPewtc within the realm shall buy, or otherwise take by exchange for other wares, any manner of (4) wares made out of the realm of tin, or mixed with tin, as platters, dishes, saucers, pots, basons, ewers, flaggons, ...
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