Synopsis of Sundry Decisions of the Treasury Department on the Construction of the Tariff, Navigation, and Other Acts, for the Year Ending ...

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1879 - Finance, Public
 

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Page 408 - No lower rate or amount of duty shall be levied, collected, and paid on brandy, spirits, and other spirituous beverages, than that fixed by law for the description of first proof; but it shall be increased in proportion for any greater strength than the strength of first proof...
Page 422 - That any holder of the coin authorized by this act may deposit the same with the Treasurer or any Assistant Treasurer of the United States, in sums not less than ten dollars, and receive therefor certificates of not less than f:en dollars each, corresponding with the denominations of the United States Notes.
Page 589 - Wearing apparel in actual use, and other personal effects, not merchandise, professional books, implements, instruments, and tools of trade, occupation, or -employment, of persons arriving in the United States...
Page 369 - That the value of foreign coin as expressed in the money of account of the United States shall be that of the pure metal of such coin of standard value...
Page 557 - An act to aid in the construction of telegraph lines, and to secure to the government the use of the same for postal, military, and other purposes...
Page 613 - ... made of silk, or of which silk is the component material of chief value...
Page 653 - ... lawful money and a legal tender in payment of all debts, public and private, within the United States, except duties on imports and interest as aforesaid.
Page 589 - Wines, cordials, brandy, and other spirituous liquors, including bitters of all kinds, and bay rum or bay water, imported in bottles or jugs, shall be packed in packages containing not less than one dozen bottles or jugs in each package, or duty shall be paid as if such package contained at least one dozen bottles or jugs, and in addition thereto, duty shall be collected on the bottles or jugs at the rates which would be chargeable thereon if imported empty.
Page 418 - ... on the enumerated article which it most resembles in any of the particulars before mentioned ; " And if any non-enumerated article equally resembles two or more enumerated articles, on which different rates...
Page 530 - State or by any society or institution established for the encouragement of the arts, science, agriculture, or education, or for a municipal corporation, and all like articles imported in good faith by any society or association, or for a municipal corporation, for the purpose of erecting a public monument, and not intended for sale nor for any other purpose than herein expressed...

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