Abbildungen der Seite
PDF
EPUB

ported shall be less than seventy-five cents per pound, bar or bolt iron, made wholly or in part by rolling, shall be valued at seventy-five cents per pound, and pay twenty-five dollars per ton: Provided, That all iron, in a duty of twenty-five per centum ad valorem; all other slabs, blooms, loops or other form, less finished

than iron cotton twist, yarn, and thread on spools or otherwise, in bars or bolts, and more advanced than pig iron, exshall pay a duty of thirty per centum ad valorem. cept castings, shall be rated as iron in bars or bolts, and

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That from and pay a duty accordingly : Provided, also, That iron imafter the day and year aforesaid, there shall be levied, ported prior to the third of March, 1843, in bars or othercollected and paid, on the importation of the articles wise, for railways or inclined planes, shall be entitled to hereinafter mentioned, the following duties, that is to the benefits of the provisions of existing laws, exempting say:

it from the payment of duty on proof of its having been First. On all manufactures of silk not otherwise spe- actually and permanently laid down for use on any railcified, except bolting cloths, two dollars and fifty cents way or inclined plane prior to the third day of March, per pound of 16 ounces; on silk bolting cloths, twenty 1843; and all such iron imported from and after the date per centum ad valorem: Provided, That if any silk aforesaid shall be subject to pay the duty on rolled iron. manufactures shall be mixed with gold or silver, or Second. On iron in pigs, nine dollars per ton; on vesother metal, it shall pay a duty of thirty per centum ad sels of cast iron, not otherwise specified, one cent and a valorem.

half per pound; on all other castings of iron not otherSecond. On sewing silk, silk twist, or twist compo-wise specified, one cent per pound; on glazed or tin holsed of silk and mohair, a duty of two dollars per pound low ware and castings, sad irons or smoothing irons, of 16 ounces; on Pongees, or plain white silks for print- hatters' or tailors' pressing irons, and cast iron butts or ing or coloring, one dollar and fifty cents per pound of hinges, two and a half cents per pound; on iron or steel 16 ounces ; on floss and other similar silks, purified from wire not exceeding No. 14, five cents per pound, and the gum, dyed and prepared for manufacture, a duty of over No. 14, and not exceeding No. 25, eight çents per twenty-five per centum ad valorem; on raw silks, com-pound: over No. 25, eleven cents per pound; silvered or prehending all silks in the gum, whether in hanks, reel- plated wire, thirty per centum ad valorem; brass or coped or otherwise, a duty of fifty cents per pound of 16 per wire, twenty-five per centum ad valorem; cap or ounces; on silk umbrellas, parasols, and sun shades, bonnet wire, covered with silk, twelve cents per pound; thirty per centum ad valorem; on silk or satin shoes and when covered with cotton thread or other material, slippers for women or men, thirty cents per pair; silk or eight cents per pound; on round or square iron, or brasatin laced boots or bootees for women or men, seventy- ziers' rods, of three-sixteenths to ten-sixteenths of an five cents a pair; silk or satin shoes and slippers for chil-inch in diameter, inclusive, and on iron in nail or spike dren, fifteen cents per pair; silk or satin laced boots or rods, or nail plates, slit, rolled, or hammered, and on iron bootees for children, twenty-five cents a pair; on men's in sheets, except taggers' iron, and on hoop iron, and on silk hats, one dollar each ; silk or satin hats or bonnets iron slit, rolled, or hammered, for band iron, scroll iron, or for women two dollars each; on silk shirts and drawers, casement rods, iron cables or chains, or ports thereof, whether made up wholly or in part, forty per centum manufactured in whole or in part, of whatever diamead valorem; silk caps for women, and turbans, orna-ter, the links being of the form peculiar to chains for caments for head dress, aprons, collars, caps, cuffs, braids, bles, two and a half

cents per pound; on all other chains curls, or frizettes, chemisettes, mantillas, pelerines, and of iron, not otherwise specified, the links being either all other articles of silk inade up by hand, in whole twisted or straight, and, when straight, of greater length or in part, and not otherwise provided for, a duty of than those used in chains for cables, thirty per centum thirty per centum ad valorem.

ad valorem; on anchors, or parts of anchors, manufacThird. On unmanufactured hemp, forty dollars per tured in whole or in part, anvils, blacksmiths' hammers ton; on Manilla, Sụnn, and other hemps of India, on and sledges, two and a half cents per pound; on cut or jute, Sisal grass, coiar, and other vegetable substances wrought iron spikes, three cents per pound; and on cut not enumerated, used for cordage, twenty-five dollars iron nails, three cents per pound; and on wrought iron per ton; on codilla, or tow of hemp or flax, twenty dol.nails, on axle-trees, or parts thereof, mill irons and mill lars per ton; on tarred cables and cordage, five cents cranks of wrought iron, or wrought iron for ships, locoper pound; on untarred cordage, four and a half cents motives and steam engines, or iron chains other than per pound; yarns, twine, and pack thread, six cents per chain cables, and on malleable iron or castings, four pound; on seines, seven cents per pound; on cotton cents per pound; on steam, gas, or water tubes or pipes, bagging, four ents per square yard; on any other man-made of band or rolled iron, five cents per pound ; on ufacture not otherwise specified, suitable for the uses to mill saws, cross cut saws and pit saws, one dollar each; which cotton bagging is applied, whether composed in on tacks, brads and sprigs, not exceeding sixteen ounces whole or in part of hemp or fax, or any other material, to the thousand, five cents per thousand; exceeding sixor imported under the designation of gunny cloth or any teen ounces to the thousand, five cents per pound; on other appellation, and without regard to the weight or taggers iron, five per centum ad valorem: Provided, width, a duty of five cents per square yard : on sail That all articles partially manufactured, not otherwise duck, seven cents per square yard; Russia and other provided for, shall pay the same rate of duty as if wholsheetings, brown and white, twenty-five per centum ly manufactured: And provided, also, That no articles ad valorem; and on all other manufactures of hemp, or manufactured from steel, sheet, rod, hoop, or other of which hemp shall be a component part, not specitied, kinds of iron, shall pay a less rate of duty than is chargetwenty per centum ad valorem; on unmanufactured able on the material of which it is composed, in whole flax, twenty dollars per ton; on linens, and all other or in part, paying the highest rate of duty, either by manufactures of flax, or of which flax shall be a compo- weight or value, and a duty of fifteen per centum ad vanent part, not otherwise specified, a duty of twenty-five lorem on the cost of the article added thereto. per centum ad valorem ; on grass cloth, a duty of twen- Third. On all old or scrap iron, ten dollars per ton Proty-five per centum ad valorem.

vided, That nothing shall be deemed old iron that has Fourth. On stamped, printed, or painted floor oil not been in actual use, and fit only to be remanufaccloth, thirty-five cents per square yard; on furniture oil tured; and all pieces of iron, except old, of more than cloth, made on Canton or cotton flannel,

sixteen cents six inches in length, or of sufficient length to be made per square yard; on other furniture oil cloth, ten cents into spikes and bolts, shall be rated, aş bar, rod or hoop per square yard; on oil cloth of linen, silk, or other ma-iron, as the case may be, and pay duty accordingly : terials, used for hat covers, aprons, coach curtains, or Provided also, That all vessels of cast iron, and all castsimilar purposes, and on medicated oil cloths, a duty of ings of iron not rough as from the mould, but partially twelve and a half cents per square yard; on Chinese or manufactured after the castings, or with handles, rings, other floor matting made of flags, jute or grass, on all hoops, or other additions of wrought iron, shall pay the other floor matting not otherwise specified, and on mats, same rates of duty herein imposed on all other manufacof whatever materials composed, twenty-five per cent-tures of wrought iron, not herein enumerated, if that um ad valorem.

shall amount to more than the duty on castings. Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That from and Fourth. On muskets, one dollar and fifty cents per after the passage of this act, there shall be levied, col- stand; rifles, two dollars and fifty cents each; on axes, lected and paid, on the importation of the articles here- adzes, hatchets, plane irons, socket chisels and vices, inafter mentioned, the following duties, that is to say: drawing knives, cutting knives, sickles or reaping hooks, First.

On iron in bars or bolts, not manufactured in scythes, spades, shovels, squares of iron or steel, plated whole or in part by rolling, seventeen dollars per ton; onlor polished steel saddlery and brass saddlery, coach and

harness furniture of all descriptions, steelyards and scale{ pound; on plain, moulded or pressed tumblers, ten cents beams, and all fire arms other than muskets and rifles, per pound; on all plain, moulded or pressed glass, when and all side arms, thirty per centum ad valorem; on stoppered, or the bottoms ground or puntied, an addisquare wire, used for the manufacture of stretchers for Lional duty of four cents per pound : Provided, That umbrellas, when cut in pieces not exceeding the length all articles of moulded or pressed glass, being cut, roughsuitable therefor, twelve and a half per centum ad valo- ed or polished, in part or parts thereof, and all other rem.

wares or articles of flint glass, not otherwise specified, Fifth. On screws made of iron, called wood screws, shall pay the duty chargeable on articles of cut glass ot twelve cents per pound; and on all other screws of iron the description and class to which they may severally not specified, thirty per centum ad valorem; on brass belong. screws, thirty cents per pound; on sheet and rolled brass, Second. On all apothecaries' vials and bottles not exa duty of thirty per centum

ad valorem;

on brass batte- ceeding the capacity of six ounces each, one dollar and ry, or hammered kettles, twelve cents per pound. seventy-five cents per gross; apothecaries' vials and bot

Sixth. On cast, shear, and German steel in bars, on tles exceeding six ounces, and not exceeding the capadollar and fifty cents per one hundred and twelve city of sixteen ounces each, two dollars and twenty-five pounds, and on all other steel in bars, two dollars and cents per gross; on all perfumery and fancy vials and fifty cents per one hundred and twelve pounds; on solid bottles, uncut, not exceeding the capacity of four ounces headed pins, and all other package pins, not exceeding each, two dollars and fifty cents per gross; and those five thousand to the pack of twelve papers, forty cents exceeding four ounces, and not exceeding in capacity per pack, and in the same proportion for a greater or sixteen ounces each, three dollars per gross. less quantity; on pound pins, twenty cents per pound; Third. On black and green glass bottles and jars, exon sewing, tambouring, darning, netting

and knitting, ceeding eight ounces, and not exceeding in capacity one and all other kinds of needles, a duty of twenty per cent-quart each, a duty of three dollars per gross; when exum ad valorem; on common, tinned, and japanned ceeding the capacity of one quart each, four dollars per saddlery, of all descriptions, twenty per centum ad valo- gross; on demijohns and carboys of the capacity of half rem.

a gallon or less, fifteen cents each; when exceeding in Seventh. On japanned ware of all kinds, or papier capacity half a gallon, and not exceeding three gallons mache, and plated and gilt wares of all kinds, and on each, a duty of thirty cents each ; exceeding three galcutlery of all kinds, and all other manufactures not oth-lons, fifty cents each. erwise specified, made of brass, iron, steel, lead, copper, Fourth. On cylinder or broad window glass, not expewter, or tin, or of which either of these metals is a ceeding eight by ten inches, two cents per square foot ; component material, thirty per centum ad valorem: above that, and not exceeding ten by twelve inches, two Provided, That all manufactures of iron and steel, or and a half cents per square foot ; above that, and not other materials, partly finished, shall pay the same rates exceeding fourteen by ten inches, three and a half cents of duty as if entirely tinished.

per square foot ; above that, and not exceeding sixteen Eighth. On lead, in pigs and bars, three cents per by eleven inches, four cents per square foot; above that, pound; on old and scrap lead, one cent and a half per and not exceeding eighteen by twelve inches, five cents pound; leaden pipes, leaden shot, and lead in sheets, or per square foot; above eighteen by twelve inches, six in any other form not herein specified, four cents per cents per square foot. On all crown window glass not pound; on type metal and stereotype plates, twenty-five exceeding ten by eight inches, three and a half cents per per centum ad valorem ; types, whether new or old, square foot; above that, and not exceeding ten by twenty-five per centum ad valorem ; on copper bottoms twelve inches, five cents per square foot; above that, cut round, and copper bottoms raised at the edge, and and not exceeding fourteen by ten inches, six cents per still bottoms cut round and turned up on the edge, and square foot ; above that, and not exceeding sixteen by parts thereof, and on copper plates or sheets weighing eleven inches, seven cents per square foot; above

that, more than thirty-four ounces per square foot, com- and not exceeding eighteen by twelve inches, eight cents monly called braziers' copper, thirty per centum ad va- per square foot; and all exceeding eighteen by twelve lorem ; on copper rods and bolts, nails and spikes, four inches, ten cents per square foot : Provided, That all cents per pound; on patent sheathing metal composed in glass iinported in sheets or tables, without reference to part of copper, two cents per pound.

form, shall pay the highest duties herein imposed on the Ninth. On tin in pigs, bars, or blocks, one per cent different descriptions of window glass. On all polished um ad valorem; tin in plates or sheets, terne plates, tag- plate glass, whether imported as window glass or howgers' tin, and tin foil, two and a half per centum ad ya- ever otherwise specified, not silvered, and not exceeding Lorem ; on silver plated metal in sheets, and on argentine twelve by eight inches, five cents per square foot; above alabata, or German silver, in sheets or otherwise, un- that, and not exceeding, fourteen by ten inches, seven manufactured, thirty per centum ad valorem ; on man-cents per square foot; above that, and not exceeding ufactures of German silver, bell metal, zinc and bronze, sixteen by eleven inches, eight cents per square foot ; thirty per centum ad valorem; on zinc in sheets, ten per above that, and not exceeding eighteen by twelve inchcentum ad valorem: Provided, That old bells, or parts es, ten cents per square foot; above that, and not exthereof, fit only to be remanufactured, shall not be con- ceeding twenty-two by fourteen inches, twelve cents per sidered manufactures of bell metal, but shall be admit- square foot; all above twenty-two by fourteen inches, ted free of duty; on bronze powder, bronze liquor, iron thirty per centum ad valorem; if silvered, an addition of liquor, red liquor, and seppia, twenty per centum ad va- twenty per centum shall be mude to the duty; if framed, lorem.

a duty of thirty per centum ad valorem: Provided, Tenth. On coal, one dollar and seventy-five cents per That on all cylinders or broud glass, weighing over one ton; on coke or culm of coal, five cents per bushel. hundred pounds per one hundred square feet, and on all

Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That from and crown glass weighing over one hundred' and sixty after the passage of this act, there shall be levied, col- pounds

per one hundred square feet, there shall be an lected and paid, on the importation of the articles here- additional duty on the excess, at the same rate as herein inafter mentioned, the following duties, that is to say:

imposed. First. On all vessels or wares, articles and manufac- glass, a duty of thirty per centum ad valorem; on all ar

On porcelain glass, on glass colored, or paintings on tures of cut glass, when the cutting on the article does ticles or manufactures of glass not specified, connected not exceed one-third the height or length thereof, a duty with other materials, rendering it impracticable to sepaof twenty-five cents per pound; when the cutting ex- rate it and determine its weight, twenty-five per centum ceeds one-third the height or length, but does not exceed ad valorem. one half the same, a duty of thirty-five cents per pound; when the cutting extends to or exceeds one-half the

Fifth. On China ware, porcelain ware, earthen ware, height or length thereof, a duty of forty-five cents per stone ware, and all other ware composed of earth or pound; on cut glass chandeliers, candlesticks, lustres, mineral substances, not otherwise specified, whether gilt, lenses, lamps, prismas

and parts of the same, and on all painted, printed, plain or glazed, a duty of thirty per drops, icicles, spangles and ornaments used for mount- per centum ad valorem. ings, a duty of forty-five

cents per pound; on articles of Sixth. On tanned sole or bend leather, six cents per plain, moulded or pressed glass, weighing over eight pound; on all upper leather, not otherwise specified, ounces, a duty of ten cents per pound; on articles of eight cents per pound; on call and seal skins, tanned and plain,

moulded or pressed glass, weighing eight ounces dressed, five dollars per dozen; on sheep skins tanned or under, except tumblers, a duty of twelve cents per and dressed, or skivers, two dollars per dozen; on goat

813

[graphic]
[graphic]
[graphic]
« ZurückWeiter »