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APPENDIX V.

THE following is the new Tariff Act as it passed
Congress : –
A Bill to provide increased revenue from imports, to

pay the interest on the public debt, and for other

purposes : Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That from and after the date of the passage of this Act, in lieu of the duties heretofore imposed by law on the articles hereinafter mentioned, and on such as may now be exempt from duty, there shall be levied, collected, and paid on the goods, wares, and merchandise herein enumerated and provided for, imported from foreign countries, the following duties and rates of duty, that is to say: 1st. On raw sugar, commonly called Muscovado or brown sugar, and on sugars not advanced above No. 12 Dutch standard, by claying, boiling, clarifying, or other process, and on syrup of sugar or of sugar cane and concentrated molasses, or concentrated melado, 2c. per pound, and on white and clayed sugar, when advanced beyond the raw state, above No. 12

Dutch standard, by clarifying or other process, and not yet refined 2 c. per pound; on refined sugars, whether loaf, lump, crushed, or pulverised, 4c. per pound; on sugars after being refined, when they are tinctured, coloured, or in any way adulterated, and on sugar candy, 6c. per pound; on molasses 5c, per gallon. Provided that all syrups of sugar or of sugar cane, concentrated molasses or melado, entered under the name of molasses, or any other name than syrup of sugar cane, concen. trated molasses, or concentrated melado, shall be liable to forfeiture to the United States. On all tea, 15c, per pound; on almonds, 4c. per pound; shelled almonds, 6c. per pound; on brimstone, crude, $3 per ton ; on brimstone, in rolls, $6 per ton; on coffee of all kinds, 4c. per pound; on cocoa, 3c. per pound; on cocoa leaves and cocoa shells, 2c. per pound; on cocoa, prepared or manufactured, 8c. per pound; on chicory root, lc. per pound; and on chicory, ground, 2c. per pound; on chocolate, 6c. per pound; on cassia, 10c. per pound; cassia buds, 15c. per pound; on cinnamon, 20c. per pound; on cloves, 8c. per pound; on cayenne pepper, 6c. per pound; on cayenne pepper, ground, 8c. per pound; on currants, 5c. per pound ; on argol, 3c. per pound; on cream tartar, 6c. per pound; on tartaric acid and tartar emetic, and Rochelle salts, 10c. per pound; on dates, 2c. per pound : on figs, 5c. per pound; on ginger root, 3c. per pound; on ginger, ground, 5c. per pound; on liquorice, paste and juice, 5c. per pound; liquorice root, lc. per pound; on mace and nutmegs, 25c. per pound; on nuts of all kinds not otherwise provided for, 2c. per pound; on pepper, 6c. per pound; on pimento, 6c. per pound; on plums, 5c. per pound; on prunes, 5c. per pound; on raisins, 5c. per pound; on unmanufactured Russian hemp, $40 per ton; on Manilla and other hemps from India, $25 per ton ; on lead, in pigs or bars, $1 50c. per 100 pounds, in sheets, $2 25c. per 100 pounds, on white lead, dry or ground in oil, and red lead, $2 25c. per 100 pounds; on salt, in sacks, 18c. per 100 pounds, and in bulk, 12c. per 100 pounds; on soda ash, žc. per pound; on bicarbonate of soda, lc. per pound; on sal soda, c. per pound; on caustic soda, lc. per pound ; on chloride of lime, 30c. per 100 pounds; on saltpetre, crude, lc. per pound ; refined, or partially refined, 2c. per pound; on turpentine, 10c. per gallon; on oil of cloves, 70c. per pound; on brandy, $125c. per gallon; on spirits distilled from grain or other materials, 50c. per gallon ; on gum copal, and other gums or resinous substances used for the same or similar purposes as gum copal, 10c. per pound.

“ Sect. 2. And be it further enacted, That from and after the day and year aforesaid, there shall be levied, collected, and paid, on the importation of the articles hereinafter mentioned, the following duties, that is to say:- On arrowroot, 20 per cent. ad valorem; on ginger, preserved or pickled, 30 per cent. ad valorem; on limes, lemons, oranges, bananas, and plantains, 20 per cent. ad valorem ; on Peruvian bark, 15 per cent. ad valorem ; on quinine, 30 per cent. ad valorem ; on rags, whatever material, 10 per cent. ; on gunpowder, 30 per cent. ad valorem; on feathers and down, 30 per cent. ad valorem ; on hides, 10 per cent. ad valorem ; on sole and bend leather, 30 per cent. ad valorem ; on Indiarubber, raw or unmanufactured, 10 per cent. ad valorem; on India-rubber shoes and boots, 30 per cent. ad valorem; on ivory manufactured, and on vegetable ivory, 10 per cent. ad valorem ; on wines of all kinds, 50 per cent. ad valorem ; on silk in the gum, not more advanced in the manufacture than singles, tram, and thrown or organise, 25 per cent. ad valorem ; on all silks valued at not over $1 per square yard, 30 per centum ad valorem ; on all silks valued at over $1 per square yard, 40 per cent. ad valorem ; on all silk velvets, or velvets of which silk is the component material of chief value, valued at $3 per square yard, 35 per cent. ad valorem ; valued at over $3 per square yard, 40 per cent. ad valorem ; on floss silks, 30 per cent. ad valorem ; on silk ribbons, galloons, braids, fringes, laces, tassels, buttons, button cloths, trimmings, and on silk twist, twist composed of mohair and silk, sewing silk in the gum or purified, and all other manufactures of silk, or of which silk shall be the component material of chief value, not otherwise provided for, 40 per cent. ad valorem.

“ Sect. 3. And be it further enacted, That all articles, goods, wares, and merchandise, imported from beyond the Cape of Good Hope in foreign vessels, not entitled by reciprocal treaties to be exempt from discriminating duties, tonnage and other charges, and all other articles, goods, wares and merchandise not imported direct from the place of growth or production, or in foreign vessels entitled by reciprocal treaties to be exempt from discriminating duties, tonnage, and other charges, shall be subject to pay, in addition to the duties imposed by this Act, 10 per cent. ad valorem. Provided, That this rule shall not apply to goods, wares, and merchandise imported from beyond the Cape of Good Hope in American vessels.

“Sect. 4. And be it further enacted, That from and after the passage of this Act, there shall be allowed on all articles wholly manufactured of materials imported, on which duties have been paid, when exported, a drawback equal in amount to the duty paid on such materials and no more, to be ascertained under such regulations as shall be prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury. Provided, That 10 per cent. on the amount of all drawbacks so allowed, shall be retained for the use of the United States, by the collectors paying such drawbacks, respectively.

“Sect. 5. And be it further enacted, That all goods, wares, and merchandise, actually on shipboard and bound to the United States, and all goods, wares, and merchandise, on deposit in warehouses or public stores at the date of the passage of this Act, shall be subject to pay such duties as are provided by law before and at the time of the passage of this Act. And provided further, That all goods deposited in public store or bonded warehouse after this Act takes effect and goes into operation if designed for consumption in the United States, must be withdrawn therefrom, or the duties thereon paid in three months after the same are deposited, and goods designed for exportation and consumption in

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