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Gold or silver on thread, cotton, Quills
hair, wool, or silk, or any other Rags
chip, cane, or any other material Husks and knubs Hemp
Raw silk Hoofs
Thrown and organzine silk Horn and horn tips
Waste silk Hair of all sorts
Wrought silk Leather
Skins, hides, and furs, and parts or Linen
pieces of skins, hides, and furs, Lutestrings, bathings, or harp whether undressed, or in part or strings
wholly tanned, tawed, or dressed Maps
Straw, or any article made or mixed Mats and matting
Stockings of all sorts Nets, new or old
Wool, whether raw or anywise Plaiting of bast, chip, cane, straw, wrought or horsehair
Yarn of all sorts And all other goods whatever, if they shall have arrived in or with packages consisting wholly or in part of any of the articles above enumerated in this class, unless such goods shall be removed from such packages as hereinafter mentioned.
XXXII. The expurgation of the goods, wares, and merchandises enumerated as before mentioned, after they have been removed to the floating lazaret, shall proceed in the following manner: (that is to say,) All bales of cotton shall be opened from one end to the other, and so much taken out as to leave room for handling daily the interior of the bale. The following articles, viz. : Rags
Carmenia wool, and
Hair Goats' wool shall be taken out of the bags and bales, and shall be ranged in low heaps, not above four feet high, and successively handled and rummaged.
All bales of raw silk, silk stracee (or refuse) and silk thrown, shall be opened on one side from end to end, the cords loosened, and way made, by removing a number of skins, for the porters to handle the interior of the bales; and at the expiration of twenty days, that side of the bale which has been opened being resewed, the other side shall be ripped open, and the contents handled and aired in the like manner, till the thirty-fifth day, when the bales shall be put in order for delivery
All packages of cotton, of yarn, of thread, of silk stuffs, of cotton stuffs, or burdetts, of camblets, and of linen, shall be opened, and the piece goods piled in rows, lattice fashion, or in pyramids, turned every four days, and completely spread out and suspended on cords for several days.
Cases of papers, books, parchment, cases of sponges, and silk and thread stockings, shall be entirely unpacked, and the smaller parcels separated from each other, and so disposed as to admit of thorough airing. Feathers
Coral beads in string
Hides and skins shall be unbaled, and each piece shall be spread and suspended on cords, sometimes in the open air, and frequently turned.
All goods packed in or with straw, cotton, or any other enumerated article, or considered as susceptible, shall be entirely taken out of or separated from the same, and carefully aired.
All goods enumerated above, concerning the expurgation of which no particular directions have been hereinbefore given, shall be unpacked, opened, aired, and handled in like manner, so far as may be, as is hereinbefore directed with regard to goods of a similar description.
XXXIII. After the delivery of all the goods, wares, and merchandises enumerated as before mentioned, into a floating lazaret, the vessels, with the rest of the cargo, shall then commence and perform quarantine of thirty days, during which, the packages of the goods, wares, or merchandises not enumerated, remaining on board such ship or vessel, shall be frequently swept and shifted, and moved from time to time as much as possible, according to the nature thereof, so as to admit of free ventilation; and at the expiration of the said thirty days, if all persons on board continue free from every appearance of infection, the vessel, and such part of the crew, passengers, and cargo as shall have remained on board, shall be finaliy fumigated and discharged.
XXXIV. If all the persons on board remain in health, dried fruits having been shifted from baskets or other packages made of articles enumerated, or considered as susceptible, when such dried fruits shall have been imported in such packages, may be delivered in twenty days; dried fruits in packages of wood in ten days; barrels of oil, the bungs being first tarred, and the barrels brushed, and then thoroughly washed in sea-water, in ten days; grain, pulse, and other seed in bulk,
on the eleventh day, after having been passed through an iron grating, in order to detect any susceptible matter that may be mixed therewith; grain, pulse, and other seeds, in sacks, or in casks, or baskets of rush mat, being shifted into fresh sacks or packages in like manner, ou the eleventh day, being likewise passed through an iron grating; but in all cases where any goods, wares, or merchandises shall have been shifted from such susceptible packages as aforesaid into fresh packages, the said susceptible packages shall be sent to the lazaret to perform quarantine, according to the nature thereof, or shall be destroyed, or shall be dipped in the sea, and then remain on board the importing vessel till the expiration of the quarantine, at the option of the importer.
XXXV. The quarantine of all goods, wares, and merchandises (as well such as are directed to be left in, as such as are to be removed from the vessel), in cases where the cargo shall consist partly of enumerated articles, and partly of non-enumerated articles, shall commence and be computed from the day on which the whole of the enumerated articles shall have been removed from the vessel importing the same, to be opened and aired in the manner before directed (except as hereinbefore particularly excepted).
XXXVI. The quarantine of thirty days to be performed by all vessels arriving without clean bills of health ; but with cargoes only consisting of articles considered as not susceptible of infection, and not enumerated, shall commence and be computed from the day on which the quarantine guardians shall be put on board.
XXXVII. All vessels, and all persons, goods, wares, and merchandises on board thereof, arriving with suspected bills of health (commonly called touched patients or bills) shall respectively perform quarantine, and be treated in the same manner as above directed, concerning vessels arriving without foul bills of health ; and persons, goods, wares, and merchandises, arriving in such vessels, except only that such vessels, persons, goods, wares, and merchandises, so arriving with suspected bills of health, shall respectively be subjected to ten days' less quarantine.
XXXVIII. With respect to all vessels whatsoever having on board any of the articles enumerated as before stated, and intending to import the same into any port or place in the United Kingdom, or the islands of Guernsey, Jersey, Alderney, Sark, or Man, from any port or place in Europe without the Straits, or on the continent of America, at which there is not a regular establishment for the performance of quarantine, declared sufficient by His Majesty in Council, as aforesaid, the master or other person having charge of every such vessel is hereby required to bring with him a declaration made by the owner,
proprietor, shipper, or consignee of such vessel, or of the goods, wares, and merchandises enumerated as aforesaid on board the same respectively, upon oath before some magistrate of the port or place from whence such master or other person having the charge or command of such vessel shall have brought the said goods, wares, and merchandises, and attested by such magistrate, and also by the British Consul or Vice-Consul, or in case there shall be no British Consul or Vice-Consul there, then by two known British merchants ; in which declaration it shall he stated, either negatively, that the said enumerated goods, wares, and merchandises, are not of the growth, produce, or manufacture of Turkey, or of any place in Africa within the Straits of Gibraltar, or in the West Barbary on the Atlantic Ocean; or affirmatively, of what place they are the growth, produce, or manufacture; and if they are of the growth, produce, or manufacture of any of the countries last mentioned, then it shall be stated in such declaration whether the said vessel is or is not the same in which the enumerated goods, wares, and merchandises so imported were brought from Turkey, or from any of the countries last mentioned; and in case the vessel is the same, the master or other person having the charge or command of such vessel is hereby required to bring with him the bill or bills of health granted at the port where any such goods were originally taken on board, or copies thereof attested by a notary public; and if the vessel having on board such goods, wares, and merchandises shall be other than that in which they were imported into any port or place in Europe without the Straits, or on the continent of America, at which there is not a regular establishment for the performance of quarantine, declared sufficient by His Majesty in Council as aforesaid, the master or other person having the charge of such vessel is hereby required to bring with him a declaration, made and attested in like manner as the declaration before mentioned, in which it shall be stated whether the said enumerated goods, wares, and merchandises were imported into the ports of the countries last mentioned in a vessel with or without a clean bill of health ; and such master or other person having the charge of any such vessel, if the same shall be bound to the port of London, or to the river Thames or Medway, shall forthwith produce such declaration or declarations (as the case may be) to the superintendent of quarantine or his assistant at Standgate Creek or Milford Haven, or if the same shall be bound to any of the out-ports or islands aforesaid, to the superintendent of quarantine or his assistant, or to the principal or other officer of the Customs authorised to act in that behalf, at such out-port or place; and if it shall appear that none of the said enumerated goods, wares,
or merchandises on board such vessel are of the growth, produce, or manufacture of Turkey, or of any place in Africa within the Straits of Gibraltar, or in the West Barbary on the Atlantic Ocean, such vessel importing the same shall not be obliged to perform quarantine, but shall, on production of such declaration to the superintendent or his assistant, or to the principal or other officer of the Customs as aforesaid, be admitted to an entry in the usual and legal manner; but if it shall appear that such enumerated goods, wares, or merchandises, or any part thereof, are of the growth, produce, or manufacture of any of the countries last mentioned, or if no such declaration shall be produced by the master or other person having the charge of such vessel as aforesaid, then the superintendent of quarantine or his assistant, or the principal or other officer of the Customs authorised to act in that behalf as aforesaid, at the port or place at which such vessel shall arrive, as the case may be, shall take care that every such vessel, as well as the officers, crew, passengers, and the entire cargo on board the same, shall perform quarantine, according to the nature of the case, at such and the same places as are hereinbefore appointed for the performance of quarantine for the same time, and in the same manner as vessels, their officers and crews, passengers and cargoes, coming from the Mediterranean, or from the West Barbary on the Atlantic Ocean, with clean bills of health, are hereinbefore respectively required to perform quarantine: Provided always, that if the master or other person having charge of any vessel coming from any port or place whatever at which there is no regular establishment of quarantine declared sufficient by His Majesty in Council, shall bring with him a declaration on oath, made by the owner, proprietor, shipper, or consignee of such vessel, or for the goods, wares, and merchandises on board thereof respectively, before the British Consul or Vice-Consul residing at or near such port or place, to the same purport and effect as aforesaid, that then, and in such case, the declaration so made as last aforesaid shall have the like force and effect, to all intents and purposes whatever, as if attested and sworn before a magistrate in manner aforesaid.
XXXIX. All vessels arriving in the ports of the United Kingdom, or the islands of Guernsey, Jersey, Alderney, Sark, or Man, having come from the Mediterranean or from the West Barbary on the Atlantic Ocean, which, with their officers, crews, passengers, and cargoes, shall have previously performed quarantine in the lazaret of Malta, Ancona, Venice, Messina, Leghorn, Genoa, Trieste, or Marseilles, shall upon their arrival be put under quarantine in some of the ports or places hereinbefore appointed for the performance of quaran