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488

FORTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS.

SESS. II.

CH. 120, 121.

1883.

contracts under the War Department," be amended by striking therefrom everything following the words "War Department," and substituting for the part of the act so stricken out the following words:
"And he may require every bid to be accompanied by a written
guarantee, signed by one or more responsible persons, to the effect that
he or they undertake that the bidder, if his bid is accepted, will, at
such time as may be prescribed by the Secretary of War or the officer
authorized to make a contract in the premises, give bond, with good and

Bids, etc.

Bond.

Failure to fulfill sufficient sureties, to furnish the supplies proposed or to perform the

contract, etc.

service required. If after the acceptance of a bid and a notification
thereof to the bidder he fails within the time prescribed by the Secretary of War or other duly authorized officer to enter into a contract
and furnish a bond with good and sufficient security for the proper fulfillment of its terms, the Secretary or other authorized officer shall proceed to contract with some other person to furnish the supplies or perform the service required, and shall forthwith cause the difference between the amount specified by the bidder in default in the proposal and
the amount for which he may have contracted with another party to
furnish the supplies or perform the service for the whole period of the
proposal to be charged up against the bidder and his guarantor or guarantors, and the sum may be immediately recovered by the United States
for the use of the War Department in an action of debt against either
or all of such persons."
Approved, March 3,1883.

Mar. 3,183.

CHAP. 12L--An act to reduce internal-revenue taxation, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United

Internal-revenue States of America in Congress assembled, That the taxes herein specified
taxes repealed, on: imposed by the laws now in force be, and the same are hereby, repealed,
Banks,etc.
as hereinafter provided, namely: On capital and deposits of banks,

bankers, and national banking associations, except such taxes as are

Staimip tax on now due and payable; and on and after the first day of July, eighteen
bank
checks, etc,
matches, medici- hundred and eighty-three, the stamp tax on bank checks, drafts, orders,
nal preparations, and vouchers, and the tax on matches, perfumery, medicinal prepara-

Schedule A, tions, and other articles imposed by Schedule A following section thirtyBPBor837s.
four hundred and thirty-seven of the Revised Statutes: Provided, That
no drawback shall be allowed upon articles embraced in said schedile
that shall be exported on and after the first day of July, eighteen hnnProiso.
dred and eighty-three: Provided further, That on and after May fifteenth eighteen hundred and eighty-three, matches may be removed by
manufacturers thereof from the place of manufacture to warehouses
within the United States without attaching thereto the stamps required
by law, under such regulations as may be prescribed by the Commissioner of Internal Revenue.

etc.,

Dealers in leaf

SEC. 2. That on and after the first day of May, eighteen hundred and

and manufactured eighty-three, dealers in leaf tobacco shall annually pay twelve dollars;
tobacco.
Manufacturers dealers in manufactured tobacco shall pay two dollars and forty cents;

of tobacco and ci- all manufacturers of tobacco shall pay six dollars; manufacturers of

gars.
Peddlers.

cigars shall pay six dollars; peddlers of tobacco, snuff, and cigars shall
pay special taxes, as follows: Peddlers of the first class, as now defined
by law, shall pay thirty dollars; peddlers of the second class shall pay
fifteen dollars; peddlers of the third class shall pay seven dollars and
twenty cents; and peddlers of the fourth class shall pay three dollars

Retail dealers in and sixty cents. Retail dealers in leaf-tobacco shall pay two hundred
leaf tobaeco.,
and fifty dollars, and thirty cents for each dollar on the amount of their

monthly sales in excess of the rate of five hundred dollars per annum:
Provided, That farmers and producers of tobacco may sell at the place
Farmbe rs may of production tobacco of theirown growth and raising at retail directly
Provise.

t.

to consumers, to an amount not exceeding one hundred dbllars annually.

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SESS. II.

CH. 121.

489

1883.

SEC. 3. That hereafter the special tax of a dealer in manufactured No special tax
tobacco shall not be required from any farmer, planter, or lumberman required on tobacwho furnishes such tobacco only as rations or supplies to his laborers tion

etc., to la-

or employees in the same manner as other supplies are furnished by borers; provisos.

him to them: Provided, That the aggregate of the supplies of tobacco
so by him furnished shall not exceed in quantity one hundred pounds
in any one special tax year; that is, from the first day of May in any
year until the thirtieth day of April in the next year: And provided
further, That such farmer, planter, or lumberman shall not be, at the
time he is furnishing such supplies, engaged in the general business of
selling dry goods, groceries, or other similar supplies in the manner of
a merchant or storekeeper to others than his own employees or laborers.
SEc. 4. That on and after May first, eighteen hundred and eightythree, the internal taxes on snuff, smoking, and manufactured tobacco,

Tax on snuff,
and man-co.

smoking,

shall be eight cents per pound; and on cigars which shall be manufact-

ured and sold or removed for consumption or sale on and after the first
day of May, eighteen hundred and eighty-three, there shall be assessed
and collected the following taxes, to be paid by the manufacturer
thereof: On cigars of all descriptions, made of tobacco or any substi- Cigars.
tute therefor, three dollars per thousand; on cigarettes weighing not Tax on cigar
more than three pounds per thousand, fifty cents per thousand; on ettes.
cigarettes weighing more than three pounds per thousand, three dollars
per thousand: Provided, That on all original and unbroken factory pack- Proiso.
ages of smoking and manufactured tobacco and snuff, cigars, cheroots, Allowance of
and cigarettes held by manufacturers or dealers at the time such reduc- drawback.
tion shall go into effect, upon which the tax has been paid, there shall
be allowed a drawback or rebate of the full amount of the reduction, but
the same shall not apply in any case where the claim has not been pre
sented within sixty days following the date of the reduction; and such
rebate to manufacturers may be paid in stamps at the reduced rate;
and no claim shall be allowed or drawback paid for a less amount than
ten dollars. It shall be the duty of the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, with the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury, to adopt such
rules and regulations and to prescribe and furnish such blanks and
forms as may be necessary to carry this section into effect.
SEc. 5. That from and after the passage of this act every mannfact- Notice to be put,
urer of tobacco or snuff shall, in addition to all other requirements of securely, on each
etc, of
law, print on each package, or securely affix by pasting on each pack- tackageo
age containing tobacco or snuff manufactured by or for him, a label on
which shall be printed the number of the manufactory, the district and
State in which it is situated, and these words:
* OTICE.

The manufacturer of this tobacco has complied with all requirementsof law. Every person is cautioned, under penalties of law, not to use
this package for tobacco again.
SE. 6. That on and after the first day of July, eighteen hundred and
eighty-three, the following sections shall constitute and be a substitute
for Title thirty-three of the Revised Statutes of the United States:
TITLE XXXIII.
DUTIES UPON IMPORTS.

SEC. 2491. All persons are prohibited from importing into the United
States, from any foreign country, any obscene book, pamphlet, paper,
writing, advertisement, circular, print, picture, drawing, or other represetation, figure or image on or of paper or other material, or any cast,
instrmnent, or other article of an immoral nature, or any drug or medicine, or any article whatever, for the prevention of conception, or
for causing unlawful abortion. No invoice or package whatever, or
any part of one, in which any such articles are contained shall be

Title 33, R. S.,

457.
Duties upon imports.

Prohibit i on
upo

imrtatio

R. S. 2491, 457.

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CH. 121.

1888.

admitted to entry; and all invoices and packages whereof any such articles shall compose a part are liable to be proceeded against, seized,
and forfeited by due course of law. All such prohibited articles in the
course of importation shall be detained by the officer of customs, and
proceedings taken against the same as prescribed in the following section: Provided, That the drugs hereinbefore mentioned, when imported
Provuo.
in bulk and not put up for any of the purposes hereinbefore specified,
are excepted from the operation of this section.
SEC. 2492. Whoever, being an officer, agent, or employee of the GovPenalties
B. S. 2492.
ernment of the United States, shall knowingly aid or abet any person
engaged in any violation of any of the provisions of law prohibiting
importing, advertising, dealing in, exhibiting, or sending or receiving
by mail obscene or indecent publications or representations, or means
for preventing conception or procuring abortion, or other articles of
indecent or immoral use or tendency, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall for every offense be punishable by a fine of not
more than five thousand dollars or by imprisonment at hard labor for
not more than ten years, or both.
SEC. 2493. Any judge of any district or circuit court of the United
ModeofproceedStates, within the proper district, before whom complaint in writing of
ing.
any violation of the preceding sections is made, to the satisfaction of
such judge, and founded on knowledge or belief, and, if upon belief,
setting forth the grounds of such belief, and supported by oath or
affirmation of the complainant, may issue, conformably to the Constitution, a warrant directed to the marshal, or any deputy marshal, in the
proper district, directing him to search for, seize, and take possession
of any such article or thing hereinbefore mentioned, and to make due
and immediate return thereof to the end that the same may be condemned and destroyed by proceedings, which shall be conducted in the
same manner as other proceedings in the case of municipal seizure, and
with the same right of appeal or writ of error.
SEC. 2494. The importation of neat cattle and the hides of neatcattle
Importation of
neat cattle, etc.

B.m94 458

from any foreign country into the United States is prohibited: Pro-

ided, That the operation of this section shall be suspended as to any
foreign country or countries, or any parts of such country or countries,
whenever the Secretary of the Treasury shall officially determine, and
give public notice thereof, that such importation will not tend to the
introduction or spread of contagious or infectious fdseases among the
cattle of the United States; and the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby
authorized and empowered, and it shall be his duty, to make all necessary orders and regulations to carry this law into effect, or to suspend
the same as therein provided, and to send copies thereof to the proper
officers in the United States, and to such officers or agents of the United
States in foreign countries as he shall judge necessary.
SEC. 2495. Any person convicted of a willful violation of any of the
Penalties.
R. . 2495, 458. provisions of the preceding section shall be fined not exceeding five
hundred dollars, or imprisoned not exceeding one year, or both, in the
discretion of the court.
SEC. 2496. No watches, watch-cases, watch-movements, or parts of
Prohibition
upon importation watch-movements, or any other articles of foreign manufacture, which
o f si mul a ted shall copy or simulate the name or trade-mark of any domestic manumove- facture, shall be admitted to entry at the custom-houses of the United
watches,
ments, etc.
R. S. 2496, 458. States, unless such domestic manufacturer is the importer of the same.
And in order to aid the officers of the customs in enforcing this prohibition, any domestic manufacturer who has adopted trade-marks may
require his name and residence and a description of his trade-marks to
be recorded in books which shall be kept for that purpose in the Department of the Treasury, under such regulations as the Secretary of the
Treasury shall prescribe, and may furnish to the department fac similes
of such trade marks; and thereupon the Secretary of the Treasury shall
cause one or more copies of the same to be transmitted to each collector
or other proper officer of the customs.

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SESS. II.

C. 121.

491

1883.

SEC. 2497. No goods, wares, or merchandise, unless in cases provided

Upon

importa-

for by treaty, shall be imported into the United States from any foreign tion of goods, etc.,
port or place, except in vessels of the United States, or in such foreign R. S.2497 458.

vessels as truly and wholly belong to the citizens or subjects of that
country of which the goods are the growth, production, or manufacture;
or from which such goods, wares, or merchandise can only be, or most
usually are, first shipped for transportation. All goods, wares, or mer- Penaltiesforviochandise imported contrary to this section, and the vessel wherein the lation, etc.
same shall be imported, together with her cargo, tackle, apparel, and
furniture, shall be forfeited to the United States; and such goods, wares,
or merchandise, ship, or vessel, and cargo shall be liable to be seized,
prosecuted, and condemned, in like manner, and under the same regulations, restrictions, and provisions as have been heretofore established
for the recovery, collection, distribution, and remission of forfeitures to
the United States by the several Revenue Laws.

SEC. 2498. The preceding section shall not apply to vessels, or goods, Provisions,appliwares, or merchandise, imported in vessels of a foreign nation which cable only to vesdoes not maintain a similar regulation against vessels of the United maintaining stim
lar regulations.
States.
R. S. 2498,458.

SEC. 2499. There shall be levied, collected, and paid on each and Ratesforarticles
every non-enumerated article which bears a similitude, either in mate- resemblingenumerial, quality, texture, or the use to which it maybe applied, to any arti- fr artieles mann-

cle enumerated in this title 'as chargeable with duty, the same rate of factured from two
duty which is levied and charged on the enumerated article which it or more materials.

most resembles in any of the particulars before mentioned; and if any R. S. 2499, 458
non-enumerated article equally resembles two or more enumerated articles on which different rates are chargeable, there shall be levied, collected, and paid on such non-enumerated article the same rate of duty
as is chargeable on the article which it resembles paying the highest
duty; and on all articles manufactured from two or more materials the
duty shall be assessed at the highest rates at which the component ma- Atiles subject
terial of chief value may be chargeable. If two or more rates of duty to more than one
should be applicable to any imported article, it shall be classified for rate of dnty, clasduty under the highest of such rates: Provided, That non-enumerated aified, etc.
"o'iO^
articles similar in material and quality and texture, and the use to which

to
they may be applied, to articles on the free list, and in the manufacture fert.
of which no dutiable materials are used, shall be free.
SEC. 2500. Upon the reimportation of articles once exported of the Re imported
growth, product, or manufacture of the United States, upon which no goods. etc.
internal tax has been assessed or paid, or upon which such tax has been B.2500, 459
paid and refunded by allowance or drawback, there shall be levied, collected, and paid a duty equal to the tax imposed by the internal-revenue
laws upon such articles
SEa. 2501. A discriminating duty of ten per ceutum ad valorem, in

Merchandise im-

addition to the duties imposed by law, shall be levied, collected, and ported in foreign
paid on all goods, wares, and merchandise which shall be imported on
vessels not of the United States; but this discriminating duty shall not
apply to goods, wares, and merchandise which shall be imported in.vessels not of the United States, entitled, by treaty or any act of Congress,
to be entered in the ports of the United States on payment of the same
duties as shall then be paid on goods, wares, and merchandise imported
in vessels of the United States.
SEC. 2502. There shall be levied, collected, and paid upon all articles Rates of duty on
imported from foreign countries, and mentioned in the schedules herein articles imported,
contained, the rates of duty which are, by the schedules, respectively etc.

prescribed, namely:
SCHEDULE A-CHEMICAL

PRODUCTS.

Glue, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Beeswax, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Gelatine and all similar preparations, thirty per centum ad valorem.

SCHEDULI

A.

Chemical

Products.

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Scmaux

A.
Chemical
Prodcts,

continued.

SESS. II. CH. 121.

1883.

Glycerine, crude, brown or yellow, of the specific gravity of one and
twenty-five hundredths or less at a temperature of sixty degrees Fahrenheit, not purified by refining or distilling, two cents per pound.
Glycerine, refined, five cents per pound.

Fish-glue or isinglass, twenty-five per centum ad valorem.
Phosphorus, ten cents per pound.
Soap, hard and soft, all which are not otherwise specially enumerated
or provided for in this act, and castile soap, twenty per centum ad valorem.

Fancy, perfumed, and all descriptions of toilet soap, fifteen cents per
pound.
Sponges, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Sumac, ground, three-tenths of one cent per pound, and sumac extract, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Acid, acetic, acetous, or pyroligneous acid, not exceeding the specific
gravity of one and forty-seven one-thousandths, two cents per pound;
exceeding the specific gravity of one and forty-seven one-thousandths,
ten cents per pound.
Acid, citric, ten cents per pound.
Acid, tartaric, ten cents per pound.
Camphor, refined, five cents per pound.
Castor beans, or seeds, fifty cents per bushel of fifty pounds.
Castor oil, eighty cents per gallon.
Cream of tartar, six cents per pound.
Dextrine, burnt starch, gum substitute, or British gum, one cent per
pound.
Extract of hemlock, and other bark used for tanning, not otherwise
enumerated or provided for in this act, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Glucose, or grape sugar, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Indigo, extracts of, and carmined, ten per centum ad valorem.
Iodine, resublimed, forty cents per pound.
Licorice, paste or roll, seven and one-half cents per pound; licorice
juice, three cents per pound.
Oil of bay-leaves, essential, or bay rum essence or oil, two dollars
and fifty cents per pound.
Oil, croton, fifty cents per pound.
Oil, flaxseed or linseed, and cotton-seed oil, twenty-five cents per gallon, seven and one-half pounds weight to be estimated as a gallon.
Hemp-seed oil and rape-seed oil, ten cents per gallon.
Soda and potassa, tartrate, or rochelle salt, three cents per pound.
Strychuia, or strychnine, and all salts thereof, fifty cents per ounce.
Tartars, partly refined, including lees crystals, four cents per pound.
Alumina, alum, patent alum, alum substitute, sulphate of alumina,
and aluminous cake, and alum in crystals or ground, sixty cents per
hundred pounds.
Ammonia, anhydrous, liquefied by pressure, twenty per centum ad
valorem.
Ammonia aqua, or water of ammonia, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Ammonia, muriate of, or sal-ammoniac, ten per centum ad valorem.
Ammonia, carbonate of, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Ammonia, sulphate of, twenty per cent ad valorem.
All imitations of natural mineral waters and all artificial mineral
waters, thirty per centum ad valorem.
Asbestos, manufactured, twenty-five per centum ad valorem.
Baryta, sulphate of, or barytes, unmanufactured, ten per centum ad
valorem.
Baryta, sulphate of, or barytes, manufactured, one-fourth of one cent
per pound.l
Refined borns, five cents per pound.
Pure boracic acid, five cents per pound; commercial boracic acid,
four cents per pound; borate of lime, three cents per pound; crude
borax, three cents per pound.

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Cu. 121.

Cement, Roman, Portland, and all others, twenty per centum ad
valorem.

valorem.

493

1883.
SCutHonU
A.

Chemical

Whiting and Paris white, dry, one-half cent per pound; ground in oil, Products,
continued
or putty, one cent per pound.
Prepared chalk, precipitated chalk, French chalk, red chalk, and all
other chalk preparations which are not specially enumerated or provided
for in this act, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Chromic acid, fifteen per centum ad valorem.
Chromate of potash, three cents per pound.
Bi-chromate of potash, three cents per pound.
Cobalt, oxide of, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Copper, sulphate of, or blue vitriol, three cents per pound.
Iron, sulphate of, or copperas, three-tenths of one cent per pound.
Acetate of lead, brown, four cents per pound.
Acetate of lead, white, six cents per pound.
White lead, when dry or in pulp, three cents per pound; when ground
or mixed in oil, three cents per pound.
Litharge, three cents per pound.
Orange mineral, and red lead, three cents per pound.
Nitrate of lead, three cents per pound.
Magnesia, medicinal, carbonate of, five cents per pound.
Magnesia, calcined, ten cents per pound.
Magnesia, sulphate of, or Epsom salts, one-half of one cent per pound.
Potash:
Crude, carbonate of, or fused, and caustic potash, twenty per centum
ad valorem.
Chlorate of, three cents per pound.
Hydriodate, iodide and iodate of, fifty cents per pound.
Prussiate of, red, ten cents per pound.
Prussiate of, yellow, five cents per pound.
Nitrate of, or saltpeter, crude, one cent per pound.
Nitrate of, or refined saltpeter, one and one-half cents per pound.
Sulphate of, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Soda:
Soda-ash, one-quarter of one cent per pound.
Soda, sal, or soda crystals, one:quarter of one cent per pound. pearl
Bi-carbonate of, or super-carbonate of, and salaratus, calcined or
ash, one and one-half cents per pound.
Hydrate or caustic, one cent per pound.
Sulphate, known as salt cake, crude or refined, or niter cake, crude
or refined, and Glauber's salt, twenty per centum ad valorem
Soda, silicate of, or other alkaline silicate, one-half of one cent per
pound.
Sulphur:
Refined, in rolls, ten dollars per ton.
Sublimed, or flowers of, twenty dollars per ton.
Wood-tar, ten per centum ad valorem.
Coal-tar, crude, ten per centum ad valorem.
Coal-tar, products of, such as naphtha, benzine, benzole, dead oil, and
pitch, twenty per centum ad valorem.
All coal-tar colors or dyes, by whatever name known, and not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, thirty-five per centum ad
valorem.
All preparations of coal-tar, not colors or dye, not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, twenty per centum ad valorem.ten per
Logwood and other dyewoods, extracts and decoctions of,
centum ad valorem.
Ultramarine, five cents per pound.
Turpentine, spirits of, twenty cents per gallon.
Colers and paints, including lakes, whether dry or mixed or ground
with water or oil, and not specially enumerated or provided for in this
act, twenty-five per centum ad valorem.

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Cu. 121.

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A.
Chemical

Prnduct

The pigment known as bone black, and ivory-drop black, and bone
char, twenty-five per centum ad valorem.
Ocher, and ochery earths, umber and umber earths, and sienna and

continued.

sienna earths, when dry, one-half of one cent per pound; when ground

ScnHTEDU

in oil, one and one-half cents per pound.
Zinc, oxide of, when dry, one and one-fourth cent per pound.
Zinc, oxide of, when ground in oil, one and three-fourths cent per
pound.
All preparations known as essential oils, expressed oils, distilled oils,
rendered oils, alkalis, alkaloids, and all combinations of of any of the foregoing, and all chemical compounds and salts, by whatever name known,
and not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, twenty-five
per centum ad valorem.
Preparations: all medicinal preparations known as cerates, conserves,
decoctions, emulsions, extracts, solid or fluid; infusions, juices, liniments, lozenges, mixtures, mucilages, ointments, oleo-resins, pills, plasters, powders, resins, suppositories, sirups, vinegars, and waters, of any
of which alcohol is not a component part, and which are not specially
enumerated or provided for in this act, twenty-five per centum ad valorem.
All barks, beans, berries, balsams, buds, bulbs, and bulbus roots, and
excrescences, such as nutgalls, fruits, flowers, dried fibers, grains, gums,
and gum-resins, herbs, leaves, lichens, mosses, nuts, roots and stems,
spices, vegetables, seeds (aromatic, not garden seeds), and seeds of morbid
growth, weeds, woods used expressly for dyeing, and dried insects, any
of the foregoing of which are not edible, but which have been advanced
in value or condition by refining or grinding, or by other process of
manufacture, and not specially enumerated or provided for in this act,
ten per centum ad valorem.
All non-dutiable crude minerals, but which have been advanced in
value or condition by refining or grinding, or by other process of manufacture, not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, ten per
centum ad valorem.
All ground or powdered spices not specially enumerated or provided
for in this act, five cents per pound.
All earth or clays, unwrought or unmanufactured, not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, one dollar and fifty cents per ton.
All earths or clays, wrought or manufactured, not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, three dollars per ton; china clay, or
kaoline three dollars per ton.
Proprietary preparations, to-wit: All cosmetics, pills, powders, troches,
or lozenges, sirups, cordials, bitters, anodynes, tonics, plasters, liniments,
salves, ointments, pastes, drops, waters, essences, spirits, oils or preparations or compositions recommended to the public as proprietary articles, or prepared according to some private formula, as remedies or
specifics for any disease or diseases, or affections whatever, affecting
the human or animal body, including all toilet preparations whatever,
used as applications to the hair, mouth, teeth, or skin, not specially
enumerated or provided for in this act, fifty per centum ad valorem.
Alcoholic preparations:
Alcoholic perfumery, including cologne water, two dollars per gallon
and fifty per centum ad valorem.
Distilled spirits, containing fifty per centum of anhydrous alcohol,
one dollar per gallon.
Alcohol, containing ninety-four per cent. anhydrous alcohol, two dollars per glllon.
Alcoholic compounds, not otherwise specially enumerated or provided
for, two dollars per gallon for the alcohol contained and twenty-five per
centumr ad valorem.
Chloroform, fifty cents per pound.
Collodion, and all compounds of pyroxyline, by whatever name known,
fifty cents per pound; rolled or in sheets, but not made up into articles

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sixty cents per pound, andl when in finished or partly finished articles,
sixty cents per pound and twenty-five per centum ad valorem.
Ether, sulphuric, fifty cents per pound.
Hofiaan's anodyne, thirty cents per pound.
lodoform, two dollars per pound.
Acid. tannic, and tannin, one dollar per pound.
Ether, nitrous, spirits of, thirty cents per pound.
Santonine, three dollars per pound.
Amylic alcohol, or fusel oil, ten per centum ad valorem.
Oil of Cognac, or oenantic ether, four dollars per ounce.
Fruit ethers, oils, or essences, two dollars and fifty cents per pound.
Oil or essence of rum, fifty cents per ounce.
Ethers of all kinds, not specially enumerated or provided for in this
act, one dollar per pound.
Coloring for brandy, fifty per centum ad valorem.
Preparations: All medicinal preparations known as essences, ethers,
extracts, mixtures, spirits, tinctures, and medicated wines, of which
alcohol is a component part, not specially enumerated or provided for
in this act, fifty cents per pound.
Varnishes of all kinds, forty per centum ad valorem; and on spirit
varnishes, one dollar and thirty-two cents additional per gallon.
Opium, crude, containing nine per cent. and over of morphia, one dollar per pound. The importation of opium, containing less than nine per
cent. morphia is hereby prohibited.
Opium, prepared for smoking, and all other preparations of opium
not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, ten dollars per
pound; but opium prepared for smoking, and other preparations of
opium deposited in bonded warehouses shall not be removed therefrom
for exportation without payment of duties, and such duties shall not
be refunded.
Opium, aqueous extract of, for medicinal uses, and tincture of. as
laudanum, and all other liquid preparations of opium, not specially
enumerated or provided for in this act, forty per centum ad valorem.
Morphia or morphine, and all salts thereof, one dollar per ounce.

SCAvULDi

SCHEDULE B.-EARTHENWARE AND GLASSWARE.

SCEIDOuI,

Brown earthenware, common stoneware, gas-retorts, and stoneware
not ornamented, twenty five per centum ad valorem.
China, porcelain, parian, and bisque, earthen, stone, and crockery ware,
including plaques, ornaments, charms, vases, and statuettes, painted,
printed, or gilded, or otherwise decorated or ornamented in any manner,
sixty per centum ad valorem.
China, porcelain, parian, and bisque ware, plain white, and not ornamented or decorated in any manner, fifty five per centum ad valorem.
All other earthen, stone, and crockery ware, white, glazed, or edged,
composed of earthy or mineral substances, not specially enumerated or
provided for in this act, fifty five per centum ad valorem.
Stoneware, above the capacity of ten gallons, twenty per centum ad
valorem
Encaustic tiles, thirty five per centum ad valorem.
Brick, fire brick, and roofing and paving tile, not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Slates, slate pencils, slate chimney-pieces, mantels, slabs for tables,
and all other manufactures of slate, thirty per centum ad valorem.
Roofing-slates, twenty five per centum ad valorem.
Green and colored glass bottles, vials, demijohns and carboys (covered or uncovered), pickle or preserve jars, and other plain, molded,
or pressed green and colored bottle glass, not cut, engraved, or painted,
and not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, one cent per
pound; if filled, and not otherwise in this act provided for, said articles

Chl.
Produc

continued.

B.
Earthenware
and glassware,

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SCIIInDUL

B.
Earhenware
and glassware,
continued.

SESS. II.

CH. 121.

1S83.

shall pay thirty per centum ad valorem in addition to the duty on the
contents.
Flint and lime glass bottles and vials, and other plain, molded, or
pressed flint or lime glassware, not specially enumerated or provided
for in this act, forty per centum ad valorem; if filled, and not otherwise
in this act provided for, said articles shall pay, exclusive of contents,
forty per centum ad valorem in addition to the duty on the contents.
Articles of glass, cut, engraved, painted, colored, printed, stained,
silvered, or gilded, not including plate-glass, silvered, or looking-glass
plates, forty-five per centum ad valorem.
All glass bottles, and decanters, and other like vessels of glass, shall,
if filled, pay the same rates of duty, in addition to any duty chargeable
on the contents, as if not filled, except as in this act otherwise specially
provided for.
Cylinder and crown glass, polished, not exceeding ten by fifteen
inches square, two and one half cents per square foot; above that, and
not exceeding sixteen by twenty-four inches square, four cents per
square foot; above that, and not exceeding twenty-four by thirty inches
square, six cents per square foot; above that, and not exceeding twentyfour by sixty inches square, twenty cents per square foot; all above
that, forty cents per-square foot.
Unpolished cylinder, crown, and common window-glass, not exceeding ten by fifteen inches square, one and three-eighths cents per pound;
above that, and not exceeding sixteen by twenty-four inches square, one
and seven-eighths cents per pound; above that, and not exceeding
twenty-four by thirty inches square, two and three-eighths cents per
pound; all above that, two and seven-eighths cents per pound: Provided,
That unpolished cylinder, crown, and common window-glass, imported
in boxes containing fifty square feet, as nearly as sizes will permit, now
known and commercially designated as fifty feet of glass, single thick
and weighing not to exceed fifty-five pounds of glass per box, shall be
entered and computed as fifty pounds of glass only; and that said kinds
of glass imported in boxes containing, as nearly as sizes will permit,
fifty feet of glass, now known and commercially designated as fifty feet
of glass, double thick and not exceeding ninety pounds in weight, shall
be entered and computed as eighty pounds of glass only; but in all
other cases the duty shall be computed according to the actual weight
of glass.
Fluted, rolled, or rough plate-glass, not including crown, cylinder, or
common window-glass, not exceeding ten by fifteen inches square,
seventy-five cents per one hundred square feet; above that, and not exceeding sixteen by twenty-four inches square, one cent per square foot;
above that, and not exceeding twenty-four by thirty inches square, one
cent and a half per square foot; all above that, two cents per square
foot. And all fluted, rolled, or rough plate-glass, weighing over one
hundred pounds per one hundred square feet, shall pay an additional
duty on the excess at the same rates herein imposed.
Cast polished plate glass, unsilvered, not exceeding ten by fifteen
inches square, three cents per square foot; above that, and not exceeding sixteen by twenty-four inches square, five cents per square foot;
above that, and not exceeding twenty-four by thirty inches square, eight
cents per square foot; above that, and not exceeding twenty-four by
sixty inches square, twenty-five cents per square foot; aH above that,
fifty cents per square foot.
Cast polished plate-glass, silvered. or looking-glass plates, not exceeding ten by fifteen inches square, four cents per square foot; above
that, and not exceeding sixteen by twenty-four inches square, six cents
per square foot; above that, and not exceeding twenty-four by thirty
inches square, ten cents per square foot; above that, and not exceeding
twenty-four by sixty inches square, thirty-five cents per square foot; all
above that, sixty cents per square foot.
But no looking-glass plates or plate-glass, silvered, when framed, shall

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SESS. II.

Cr. 121.

1883.

497

pay a less rate of duty than that imposed upon similar glass of like description not framed, but shall be liable to pay, in addition thereto, thirty
per centum ad valorem upon such frames.
Porcelain and Bohemian glass, chemical glassware, painted glassware, stained glass, and all other manufactures of glass or of which
glass shall be the component material of chief value, not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, forty-five per centum ad valorem.

SCHEDULE

SCHEDULE C.-METALS.

SCHEDULE

Iron ore, including manganiferous iron ore, also the dross or residuum
from burnt py)rites, seventy-five cents per ton. Sulphur ore, as pyrites,
or sulphuret of iron in its natural state, containing not more than three
and one-half per centum of copper, seventy-five cents per toll: Provided,
That ore containing more than two per centum of copper, shall pay, in
addition thereto, two and one-half cents per pound for the copper contained therein.
Iron in pigs, iron kentledge, spiegeleisen, wrought and cast scrap-iron,
and scrap-steel, three tenths of one cent per pound; but nothing shall
be deemed scrap-iron or scrap-steel except waste or refuse iron or steel
that has been in actual use and is fit only to be remanufactured.
Iron railway-bars, weighing more than twenty-five pounds to the
yard, seven-tenths of one cent per pound.
Steel railway-bars and railway-bars made in part of steel, weighing
more than twenty-five pounds to the yard, seventeen dollars per ton
Bar-iron, rolled or hammered, comprising flats not less than one inch
wide, nor less than three-eighths of one inch thick, eight-tenths of one
cent per pound; comprising round iron not less than three-fourths of
one inch in diameter, and square iron not less than three-fourths of one
inch square, one cent per pound; comprising flats less than one inch
wide, or less than three-eighths of one inch thick; round iron less than
three-fourths of one inch and not less than seven-sixteenths of one inch
in diameter, and square iron less than three-fourths of one inch square,
one and one-tenth of one cent per pound: Provided, That all iron in
slabs, blooms, loops, or other forms less finished than iron in bars, and
more advanced than pig-iron, except castings, shall be rated as iron in
bars, and pay a duty accordingly: and none of the above iron shall pay
a less rate of duty than thirty-five per centum ad valorem: Provided
further, That all iron bars, blooms, billets, or sizes or shapes of any
kind, in the manufacture of which charcoal is used as fuel, shall be subject to a duty of twenty-two dollars per ton.
Iron or steel tee rails, weighing not over twenty-five pounds to the
yard, nine-tenths of one cent per pound; iron or steel flat rails, punched,
eight-tenths of one cent per pound.
Round iron, in coils or rods, less than seven-sixteenths of one inch in
diametr, and bars or shapes of rolled iron not specially enumerated or
provided for in this act, one and two-tenths of one cent per pound.
Boiler or other plate iron, sheared or unsheared, skelp-iron, sheared
or rolled in grooves, one and one-fourth cents per pound; sheet iron,
common or black, thinner than one inch and one-half and not thinner
than number twenty wire gauge, one and one-tenth of one cent per
pound; thinner than number twenty wire gauge and not thinner than
number twenty-five wire gauge, one and two-tenths of one cent per
pound; thinner than number twenty-five wire gauge and not thinner
than number twenty-nine wire gauge, one and five-tenths of one cent per
pound; thinner than number twenty-nine wire gauge, and all iron commercially known as common or black taggers iron, whether put up in
boxes or bundles or not, thirty per centum ad valorem: Andprovided,
That on all such iron and steel sheets or plates aforesaid excepting on
what are known commercially as tin-plates, terne-plates, and taggerstin, and hereafter provided for, when galvanized or coated with zinc or
spelter, or other metals, or any alloy of those metals, three-fourths of
one cent per pound additional
XII 32

BEt

Earthenware
continued.

Metals.
Proviso.

Proviso.

Proviso.

Provio.

498
Sca.rDm
C.
Metals,
continued
Provio.

Prow.

FORTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS. SE.

II.

CH. 121.

1883.

Polished, planished, or glanced sheet-iron, or sheet-steel, by whatever
name designated, two and one-half cents per pound: Provided, That
plate or sheet or taggers iron, by whatever name designated, other than

the polished, planished, or glanced herein provided for, which has been
pickled or cleaned by acid, or by any other material or process, and
which is cold rolled, shall pay one-quarter cent per pound more duty
than the corresponding gauges of common or black sheet or taggers
iron.
Iron or steel sheets, or plates, or taggers iron, coated with tin or lead,
or with a mixture of which these metals is a component part, by the
dipping or any other process, and commercially known as tin plates,
terne plates, and taggers tin, one cent per pound; corrugated or crimped
sheet iron or steel, one and four-tenths of one cent per pound.
Hoop, or band, or scroll, or other iron, eight inches or less in
width, and not thinner than number ten wire guage, one cent per pound;
thinner than number ten wire guage and not thinner than number
twenty wire gauge, one and two-tenths of one cent per pound; thinner than number twenty wire gauge, one and four-tenths of-one cent
per pound: Provided, That all articles not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, whether wholly or partly manufactured, made
from sheet, plate, hoop, band, or scroll iron herein provided for, or of
which such sheet, plate, hoop, band, or scroll iron shall be the material
of chief value, shall pay one-fourth of one cent per pound more duty
than that imposed on the iron from which they are made, or which shall
be such material of chief value.
Iron and steel cotton-ties, or hoops for baling purposes, not thinner
than number twenty wire gauge, thirty-five per centum ad valorem.
Cast-iron pipe of every description, one cent per pound.
Cast-iron vessels,plates, stove-plates, andirons, sadirons, tailors' irons,
hatters' irons, and castings of iron, not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, one and one-quarter of one cent per pound.
Cut nails and spikes, of iron or steel, one and one-quarter of one cent
per pound.
Cut tacks, brads, or sprigs, not exceeding sixteen ounces to the thousand, two and one-half cents per thousand; exceeding sixteen ounces
to the thousand, three cents per pound.
Iron or steel railway fish-plates, or splice-bars, one and one-fourth of
one cent per pound.
Malleable iron castings, not specially enumerated or provided for in
this act, two cents per pound.
Wrought iron or steel spikes, nuts, and washers, and horse, mule, or
ox shoes, two cents per pound.
Anvils, anchors or parts thereof, mill-irons and mill-cranks, of wrought
irons and wrought-iron for ships, and forgings of iron and steel, for vessels, steam-engines, and locomotives, or parts thereof, weighing each
twenty-five pounds or more, two cents per pound.
Iron or steel rivets, bolts, with or without threads or nuts, or boltblanks, and finished hinges or hinge-blanks, two and one-half of one
cent per pound.
Iron or steel blacksmiths' hammers and sledges, track-tools, wedges,
and crowbars, two and one-half of one cent per pound.
Iron or steel axles, parts thereof, axle-bars, axle-blanks, or forgings
for axles, without reference to the stage or state of manufacture, two
and one-half of one cent per pound.
Forgings of iron and steel, or forged iron, of whatever shape, or in
whatever stage of manufacture, not specially enumerated or provided
for in this act, two and one-half cents per pound.
Horseshoe-nails, hob-nails, and wire-nails, and all other wrought-iron
or steel nails, not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, four
cents per pound.
Boiler tubes, or flues, or stays, of wrought-iron or steel, three cents
per pound.

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SS. II.

CH. 121. 1883.

Other wrought iron or steel tubes or pipes, two and one-quarter cents
per pound.
Chain or chains of all kinds, made of iron or steel, not less than threefourths of one inch in diameter, one and three-quarter cents per pound;
less than three-fourths of one inch and not less than three-eighths of
one inch in diameter, two cents per pound; less than three-eighths or
one inch in diameter, two and one-half cents per pound.
Cross-cut saws, eight cents per linear foot.
Mill, pit, and drag saws, not over nine inches wide, ten cents per linear
foot; over nine inches wide, fifteen cents per linear foot.
Circular saws, thirty per centum ad valorem.
Hand, back, and all other saws, not specially enumerated or provided
for ii this act, forty per centum ad valorem.
Files, file blanks, rasps, and floats of all cuts and kinds, four inches
in length and under, thirty-five cents per dozen; over four inches in
length and under nine inches, seventy-five cents per dozen; nine inches
in length and under fourteen inches, one dollar and fifty cents per dozen;
fourteen inches in length and over, two dollars and fifty cents per
dozen.
Steel ingots, cogged ingots, blooms, and slabs, by whatever process
made; die blocks or blanks; billets and bars and tapered or beveled
bars; bands, hoops, strips, and sheets of all gauges and widths; plates
of all thicknesses and widths; steamer, crank, and other shafts; wrist
or crank pins; connecting-rods and piston-rods; pressed, sheared, or
stamped shapes, or blanks of sheet or plate steel, or combination of
steel and iron, punched or not punched;- hammer-molds or swaged
steel; gun-molds, not in bars alloys used as substitutes for steel tools;
all descriptions and shapes of dry sand, loam, or iron-molded steel castings, all of the above classes of steel not otherwise specially provided
for in this act, valued at four cents a pound or less, forty-five per centum
ad valorem; above four cents a pound and not above seven cents per
pound, two cents per pound- valued above seven cents and not above
ten cents per pound, two and three-fourths cents per pound; valued at
aibove ten cents per pound, three and one fourth cents per pound: Prorided, That on all iron or steel bars, rods, strips, or steel sheets, of
whatever shape, and on all iron or steel bars of irregular shape or section, cold-rolled, cold-hammered, or polished in any way in addition to
the ordinary process of hot-rolling or hammering, there shall be paid
one-fourth cent per pound, in addition to the rates provided in this act;
and on steel circular saw plates there shall be paid one cent per pound
in addition to the rate provided in this act.
Iron or steel beams, girders, joists, angles, channels, car-truck channels, TT, columns and posts, or parts or sections of columns and posts,
deck and bulb beams, and building forms, together with all other structural shapes of iron or steel, one and one fourth of one cent per pound.
Steel wheels and steel-tired wheels for railway purposes, whether
wholly or partly finished, and iron or steel locomotive, car, and other
railway tires, or parts thereof, wholly or partly manufactured, two and
one-half of one cent per pound; iron or steel ingots, cogged ingots, blooms
or blanks for the same, without regard to the degree of manufacture,
S
two cents per pound.
Iron or steel rivet, screw, nail, and fence, wire rods, round, in coils
and loops, not lighter than number five wire gauge, valued at three and
one-half cents or less per pound, six-tenths of one cent per pound. Iron
or steel, flat with longitudinal ribs for the manufacture of fencing, sixtenths of a cent per pound
Screws, commonly called wood screws, two inches or over in length,
six cents per pound; one inch and less than two inchesin length, eight
cents per pound; over one half inch and less than one inch in length,
ten cents per pound; one half inch and less in length, twelve cents per
pound.
Iron or steel wire, smaller than number five and not smaller than

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C.

contined

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ScHEDULE
C.
Metals,
cntinusd.

SESS. II.

CH. 121. 1883.

number ten wire gauge, one and one-half cents per pound; smaller than
number ten and not smaller than number sixteen wire gauge, two cents
per pound; smaller than number sixteen and not smaller than number
twenty-six wire gauge, two and one-half cents per pound; smaller than
number twenty-six wire gauge, three cents per pound: Provided, That
iron or steel wire covered with cotton, silk, or other material, and wire
commonly known as crinoline, corset, and hat wire, shall pay four cents
per pound in addition to the foregoing rates: And provided further,
That no article made from iron or steel wire, or of which iron or steel
wire is a component part of chief value, shall pay a less rate of duty
than the iron or steel wire from whichitis made either wholly or in part:
And providedfurther, That iron or steel wire-cloths, and iron or steel
wire-nettings, made in meshes of any form, shall pay a duty equal in
amount to that imposed on iron or steel wire of the same gauge, and
two cents per pound in addition thereto. There shall be paid on galvanized iron or steel wire (except fence wire), one half of one cent per
pound in addition to the rate imposed on the wire of which it is made.
On iron wire rope and wire strand, one cent per pound in addition to
the rates imposed on the wire of which it is made. On steel wire rope
and wire strand, two cents per pound in addition to the rates imposed
on the wire of which it is made.
Steel, not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, forty-five
per centum ad valorem: Provided, That all metal produced from iron
or its ores, which is cast and malleable, of whatever description or form,
without regard to the percentage of carbon contained therein, whether
produced ty cementation, or converted, cast, or made from iron or its
ores, by the crucible, Bessemer, pneumatic, Thomas-Gilchrist, basic,
Siemens-Martin, or open-hearth process, or by the equivalent of either,
or by the combination of two or more of the processes, or their equivalents, or by any fusion or other process which produces from iron or its
ores a metal either granular or fibrous in structure, which is cast and
malleable, excepting what is known as malleable iron castings, shall be
classed and denominated as steel.
No allowance or reduction of duties for partial loss or damage in consequence of rust or of discoloration shall be made upon any description
of iron or steel, or upon any partly manufactured article of iron or steel,
or upon any manufacture of iron and steel.
Argentine, albata, or German silver, unmanufactured, twenty-five per
centum ad valorem.
Copper, imported in the form of ores, two and one-half cents on each
pound of fine copper contained therein; regulus of and black or coarse
copper, and copper cement, three and one-half cents on each pound of
fine copper contained therein; old copper, fit only for remanufacture,
clippings from new copper, and all composition metal of which copper
Is a component material of chief value not specially enumerated or provided for in this aet, three cents per pound; copper in plates, bars, ingots, Chili or other pigs, and in other forms, not manufactured, or enumerated in this act, four cents per pound; in rolled plates, called brazier's
copper, sheets, rods, pipes. and copper bottoms, and all manufactures of
copper, or of which copper shall be a component of chief value, not
specially enumerated or provided f6r in this act, thirty-five per centum
ad valorem.
Brass, in bars or pig, old brass, and clippings from brass or Dutch
metal, one and one-half cent per pound.
Lead ore, and lead dross, one and one-half cent per pound.
Lead, in pigs and bars, molten and old refuse lead run into blocks
and bars, and old scrap lead, fit only to be remannfactured, two cents
per pound.
Lead, in sheets, pipes, or shot, three cents per pound.
Nickel, in ore, matte, or other crude form not ready for consumption
in the arts, fifteen cents per pound on the nickel contained therein.

FORTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS.

SESS. II.

CH. 121.

1883.

501

Nickel, nickel oxide, alloy of any kind in which nickel is the element
of chief value, fifteen cents per pound.
Zinc, spelter, or tutenegue, in blocks or pigs, and old worn-out zinc,
fit only to be remanufactured, one and one-half cent per pound; zinc,
spelter, or tutenegne in sheets, two and one-half cents per pound.
Sheathing, or yellow metal, not wholly of copper, nor wholly nor in
part of iron, ungalvanized, in sheets, forty-eight inches long and fourteen inches wide, and weighing from fourteen to thirty-four ounces per
square foot, thirty-five per centum ad valorem.
Antimony, as regulus or metal, ten per centum ad valorem.
Bronze powder, fifteen per centum ad valorem.
Cutlery, not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, thirtyfive per centum ad valorem.
Dutch or bronze metal, in leaf, ten per centum ad valorem.
┬ĚSteel plates, engraved, stereotype plates, and new types, twenty-five
per centum ad valorem.
Gold-leaf, one dollar and fifty cents per package of five hundred
leaves.
Hollow-ware, coated, glazed, or tinned, three cents per pound.
Muskets, rifles, and other fire-arms, not specially. enumerated or provided for in this act, twenty-five per centum ad valorem.
All sporting breech-loading shot-guns, and pistols of all kinds, thirtyfive per centum ad valorem.
Forged shot-gun barrels, rough-bored, ten per centum ad valorem.
Needles for knitting or sewing machines, thirty-five per centum ad
valorem.
Needles, sewing, darning, knitting, and all others not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, twenty-five per centum ad valorem.
Pen-knives, pocket-knives, of all kinds, and razors, fifty per centum
ad valorem; swords, sword-blades, and si.le-arms, thirty-five per centum
ad valorem.
Pens, metallic, twelvecents per gross; pen-holder-tips and pen-holders,
or parts thereof, thirty per centum ad valorem.
Pins, solid-head or other, thirty per centum ad valorem.
Britannia ware, and plated and gilt articles and wares of all kinds,
thirty-five per centum ad valorem.
Quicksilver, ten per centum ad valorem.
Silver leaf, seventy-five cents per package of five hundred leaves.
Type-metal, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Chromate of iron, or chromic ore, fifteen per centum ad valorem.
Mineral substances in a crude state and metals unwrought, not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, twenty per centum ad
valorem
Manufactures, articles, or wares, not specially enumerated or provided
for in this act, composed wholly or in part of iron, steel, copper, lead,
nickel, pewter, tin, zinc, gold, silver, platinum, or any other metal, and
whetherpartlyorwholly manufactured, forty-five per centum ad valorem.

SCHEDULE
c
.

8aHEDuLE D.-WOOD AND WOODEN WARES

SCHEDULO

Timber, hewn and sawed, and timber used for spars and in building
wharves, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Timber, squared or sided, not specially enumerated or provided for
in this act, one cent per cubic foot.
Sawed boards, plank, deals, and other lumber of hemlock, white-wood,
sycamore, and bass-wood, one dollar per one thousand feet, board measure; all other articles of sawed lumber, two dollars per one thousand
feet, board measure. But when lumber of any sort is planed or finished
in addition to the rates herein provided, there shall be levied and paid
for each side so planed or finished, fifty cents per one thousand feet,
board measure.

Wood and

Metaled.

D.

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SCHEDULE

D.
Wood and
Wooden wares,
continued.

FORTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS.

CH. 121.

1883.

And if planed on one side and tongued and grooved, one dollar per
one thousand feet, board measure.
And if planed on two sides, and tongued and grooved, one dollar and
fifty cents per one thousand feet, boerd measure.
Hubs for wheels, posts, last-blocks, wagon-blocks, ore-blocks, gunblocks, heading-blocks, and all like blocks or sticks, rough-hewn or
sawed only, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Staves of wood of all kinds, ten per centum ad valorem.
Pickets and palings, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Laths, fifteen cents per one thousand pieces.
Shingles, thirty-five cents per one thousand.
Pine clapboards, two dollars per one thousand.
Spruce clapboards, one dollar and fifty cents per one thousand.
House or cabinet furniture, in piece or rough, and not finished, thirty
per centum ad valorem.
Cabinet ware and house furniture, finished, thirty five per centum ad
valorem.
Casks and barrels, empty, sugar-box shooks, and packing-boxes, and
packing-box shooks, of wood, not specially enumerated or provided for
in this act, thirty per centum ad valorem.
Manufactures of cedar-wood, granadilla, ebony, mahogany, rose wood,
and satin wood, thirty-five per centum ad valorem.
Manufactures of wood, or of which wood is the chief component part,
not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, thirty-five per centum ad valorem.
Wood, unmanufactured, not specially enumerated or provided for in
this act, twenty per centuin ad valorem.
SCEDnuLE E.-SUG A.

SCHXDULJE

E.
Sugar.

SESS. II.

All sugars not above No. 13 Dutch standard in color shall pay duty
on their polariscopic test as follows, viz:
All sugars not above No. 13 Dutch standard in coloi, all tank bottoms, sirups of cane juice or of beet juice, melada, concentrated melada,
concrete and concentrated molasses, testing by the polariscope not
above seventy-five degrees, shall pay a duty of one and forty-hundredths
cent per pound, and for every additional degree or fraction of a degree
shown by the polariscopic test, they shall pay four-hundredths of a cent
per pound additional.
Al sugars above No. 13 Dutch standard in color shall be classified
by the Dutch standard of color, and pay duty as follows, namely:
All sugar above No. 13 and not above No. 16 Dutch standard, two
and seventy-five hundredths cents per pound.
All sugar above No. 16 and not above No. 20 Dutch standard, three
cents per pound.
All sugars above No. 20 Dutch standard, three and fifty-hundredths
cents per pound.
Molasses testing not above fifty-six degrees by the polariscope, shall
pay a duty of four cents per gallon; molasses testing above fifty-six degrees, shall pay a duty of eight cents per gallon
Sugar candy, not colored, five cents per pound.
All other confectionery, not specially enumerated or provided for in
this act, made wholly or in part of sugar, and on sugars after being refined, when tinctured, colored, or in any way adulterated, valued at
thirty cents per pound or less, ten cents per pound.
Confectionery valued above thirty cents per pound, or when sold by
the box, package, or otherwise than by the pound, fifty per centum ad
valorem.

SCHEDULE

F.
Tobacco.

SCHEDULE F.-TOBAcCO.

Cigars, cigarettes, and cheroots of all kinds, two dollars and fifty
cents per pound and twenty-five per centuni ad valorem; but paper

FORTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS.

SES. H.

cigars and cigarettes, including wrappers, shall be subject to the same
duties as are herein imposed upon cigars.
Leaf tobacco, of which eighty-five per cent. is of the requisite size
and of the necessary fineness of texture to be suitable for wrappers, and
of which more than one hundred leaves are required to weigh a pound,
if not stemmed, seventy-five cents per pound; if stemmed, one dollar
per pound.
All other tobacco in leaf, unmanufactured, and not stemmed, thirty
five cents per pound.
Tobacco-stems, fifteen cents per pound.
Tobacco, manufactured, of all descriptions, and stemmed tobacco, not
specially enumerated or provided for in this act, forty cents per pound.
Snuff and snuff-flour, manufactured of tobacco, ground, dry, or damp,
and pickled, scented or otherwise, of all descriptions, fifty cents per
pound.
Tobacco, unmanufactured, not specially enumerated or provided for in
this act, thirty per centum ad valorem.
SCHEDULE G.-PROVISIONS.

503

CH. 121. 1883.
SCHEDULE
F.
continued.

SCHEDUL

G.
Provisions
Animals, live, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Beef and pork, one cent per poundc
Hams and bacon, two cents per pound.
Meat, extract of, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Cheese, four cents per pound.
Butter and substitutes therefor, four cents per pound.
Lard, two cents per pound.
Wheat, twenty cents per bushel.
Rye and barley, ten cents per bushel.
Barley, pearled, patent, or hulled, one half cent per pound.
Barley malt, per bushel of thirty-four pounds, twenty cents.
Indian corn or maize, ten cents per bushel.
Oats, ten cents per bushel.
Corn-meal, ten cents per bushel of forty-eight pounds
Oat-meal, one-half cent per pound.
Rye-flour, one-half cent per pound.
Wheat-flour, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Potato or corn starch, two cents per pound; rice starch, two and a
half cents per pound; other starch, two and a half cents per pound.
Rice, cleaned, two and one-fourth cents per pound; uncleaned, one
and one-half cents per pound.
Paddy, one and one-fourth cents per pound.
Bice-flour and rice-meal, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Hay, two dollars per ton.
Honey, twenty cents per gallon.
Hops, eight cents per pound.
Milk, preserved or condensed, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Fish:
Mackerel, one cent per pound.
Herrings, pickled or salted, one-half of one cent per pound.
Salmon, pickled, one cent per pound; other fish, pickled, in barrels,
one cent per pound.
Foreign-caught fish, imported otherwise than in barrels or half barrels, whether fresh, smoked, dried, salted, or pickled, not specially
enumerated or provided for in this act, fifty cents per hundred pounds.
Anchovies and sardines, packed in oil or otherwise, in tin boxes
measuring not more than five inches long, four inches wide, and three
and one-half inches deep, ten cents per whole box; in half boxes, measuring not more than five inches long, four inches wide, and one and
five-eighths deep, five cents each; in quarter boxes measuring not more
than four inches and three-quarters long, three and one-half inches

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SCHEDULz
G. .
corntinue.

SESS. II. Cl. 121.

1883.

wide, and one and a quarter deep, two and one-half cents each; when
imported in any other form, forty per centun ad valorem.
Fish preserved in oil, except anchovies and sardines, thirty per
centum ad valorem.
Salmon, and all other fish,prepared or preserved, and prepared meats
of all kinds, not specially enumerated or provided for in this act,
twenty-five per centum ad valorem.
Pickles and sauces, of all kinds, not otherwise specially enumerated
or provided for in this act, thirty-five per centum ad valorem.
Potatoes, fifteen cents per bushel of sixty pounds.
Vegetables, in their natural state, or in salt or brine, not specially
enumerated or provided for in this act, ten per centum ad valorem.
Vegetables, prepared or preserved, of all kinds, not otherwise provided for, thirty per centum ad valorem.
Chicory root, ground or unground, burnt or prepared, two cents per
pound.
Vinegar, seven and one-half cents per gallon. The standard for
vinegar shall be taken to be that strength which requires thirty-five
grains of bi-carbonate of potash to neutralize one ounce Troy of vinegar;
and all import duties that may by law be imposed on vinegar imported
from foreign countries shall be collected according to this standard.
Acorns, and dandelion root, raw or prepared, and all other articles
used or intended to be used as coffee, or as substitutes therefor, not
specially enumerated or provided for in this act, two cents per pound.
Chocolate, two cents per pound.
Cocoa, prepared or manufactured, two cents per pound.
Fruits:
Currants, Zante or other, one cent per pound.

Dates, plums, and prunes, one cent per pound.
Figs, two cents per pound.
Oranges, in boxes of capacity not exceeding two and one-half cubic
feet, twenty-five cents per box; in one-half boxes, capacity not exceeding one and one-fourth cubic feet, thirteen cents per half box; in bulk,
one dollar and sixty cents per thousand; in barrels, capacity not exceeding that of the one hundred and ninety-six pounds flour-barrel, fifty-five
cents per barrel.
Lemons, in boxes of capacity not exceeding two and one-half cubic
feet, thirty cents per box; in one-half boxes, capacity not exceeding
one and one-fourth cubic feet, sixteen cents per half box; in bulk, two
dollars per thousand.
Lemons and oranges, in packages, not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Limes and grapes, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Raisins, two cents per pound.
Fruits, preserved in their own juices, and fruit-juice, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Comfits, sweetmeats, or fruits preserved in sugar, spirits, sirup, or
molasses, not otherwise specified or provided for in this act, and jellies
of all kinds, thirty-five per centum ad valorem.
Nuts:
Almonds, five cents per pound; shelled, seven and one-half cents per
pounds; filberts, and walnuts, of all kinds, three cents per pound.
Peanuts or ground beans, one cent per pound; shelled, one and onehalf cent per pound.
Nuts, of all kinds, shelled or unshelled, not specially enumerated or
provided for in this act, two cents per pound.
Mustard, ground or preserved, in bottles or otherwise, ten cents per
pound.
SCiIwEDU
H.
Liquors

SCIEDULE H.-LIQUORS.

Champagne, and all other sparkling wines, in bottles containing each
not more than one quart and more than one pint, seven dollars per

FORTY-SEVENTII

CONGRESS.

SESS. I.

CH. 21
.

1883505
.

dozen bottles; containing not more than one pint each and more than
one half pint, three dollars and fifty cents per dozen bottles; containing
one-half pint each, or less, one dollar and seventy-five cents per dozen
bottles; in bottles containing more than one quart each, in addition to
seven dollars per dozen bottles, at the rate of two dollars and twentyfive cents per gallon on the quantity in excess of one quart bottle.
Still wines, in casks, fifty cents per gallon; in bottles, one dollar and
sixty cents per case of one dozen bottles containing each not more than
one quart and more than one pint, or twenty-four bottles containing each
not more than one pint; and any excess beyond these quantities found
in such bottles shall be subject to a duty of five cents per pint or fractional part thereof; but no separate or additional duty shall be collected
on the bottles: Provided, That any wines imported containing more
than twenty-four per centum of alcohol shall be forfeited to the United
States: Providedfurther, That there shall be no allowance for breakage,
leakage, or damage on wines, liquors, cordials, or distilled spirits.
Vermuth, the same duty as on still wines.
Wines, brandy, and other. spirituous liquors imported in bottles, shall
be packed in packages containing not less than one dozen bottles in
each package; and all such bottles, except as specially enumerated or
provided for in this act, shall pay an additional duty of three cents for
each bottle.
Brandy, and other spirits manufactured or distilled from grain or
other materials and not specially enumerated or provided for in this
act, two dollars per proof gallon, each and every gauge or wine gallon
of measurement shall be counted as at least one proof gallon; and the
standald for determining the proof of brandy and other spirits or
liquors of any kind imported shall be the same as that which is defined
in the laws relating to internal revenue; but any brandy or other
spirituous liquors imported in casks of less capacity than fourteen gallons shall be forfeited to the United States.
On all compounds or preparations of which distilled spirits are a
component part of chief value, not specially enumerated or provided
for in this act, there shall be levied a duty not less than that imposed
upon distilled spirits.
Cordials, liquors, arrack, absinthe, kirschwasser, ratafia, and other
similar spirituous beverages or bitters, containing spirits, and not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, two dollars per proof
gallon.
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; and
all imitations of brandy or spirits or wines imported by any names
whatever shall be subject to the highest rate of duty provided for the
genuine articles respectively intended to be represented, and in no case
less than one dollar per gallon.
Bay-rum, or bay-water, whether distilled or compounded, one dollar
per gallon of first proof, and in proportion for any greater strength
than first proof.
Ale, porter, and beer, in bottles or jugs of glass, stone, or earthen
ware, thirty-five cents per gallon; otherwise than in bottles or jugs of
glass, stone, or earthen ware, twenty cents per gallon.
Ginger-ale or ginger-beer, twenty per centum ad valorem, but no
separate or additional duty shall be collected on bottles or jugs containing the same.
SCHEDULE I.-COTTON AND COTTON GOODS.

Cotton thread, yarn, warps, or warp-yarn, whether single or advanced beyond the condition of single, by twisting two or more single
yarns together, whether on beams or in bundles, skeins, or cops, or in

SCHEDULE
H

-

cotinued

SCnIDULB

Cotton Dnd
good

FORTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS.

506
ScHMEDU
I.
Cotton and
Cotton goo,

continued.

PrVao.

Prov.

ScmrMULB
J.
Hemp, jute, and

flax good&

SESS.II.

CH. 121.

1883.

any other form, valued at not exceeding twenty-five cents per pound,
ten cents per pound; valued at over twenty-five cents per pound, and not
exceeding forty cents per pound, fifteen cents per pound; valued at
over forty cents per pound, and not exceeding fifty cents per pound,
twenty cents per pound; valued at over fifty cents per pound, and not
exceeding sixty cents per pound, twenty-five cents per pound; valued
at over sixty cents per pound, and not exceeding seventy cents per
pound, thirty-three cents per pound; valued at over seventy cents per
pound, and not exceeding eighty cents per pound, thirty-eight cents per
pound; valued at over eighty cents per pound, and not exceeding one
dollar per pound, forty-eight cents per pound; valued at over one dollar per pound, fifty per centum ad valorem.
On all cotton cloth not bleached, dyed, colored, stained, painted, or
printed, and not exceeding one hundred threads to the square inch,
counting the warp and filling, two and one-half cents per square yard; if
bleached, three and one halt cents per square yard; if dyed, colored,
stained, painted, or printed, four and one-half cents per square yard.
On all cotton cloth, not bleached, dyed, colored, stained, painted, or
printed, exceeding one hundred and not exceeding two hundred threads
to the square inch, counting the warp and filling, three cents per square
yard; if bleached, four cents per square yard; if dyed, colored, stained,
painted, or printed, five cents per square yard: Provided, That on all
cotton cloth not exceeding two hundred threads to the square inch,
counting the warp and filling, not bleached, dyed, colored, stained,
painted, or printed, valued at over eight cents per square yard;
bleached, valued at over ten cents per square yard; dyed, colored,
stained, painted, or printed, valued at over thirteen cents per square
yard, there shall be levied, collected, and paid a duty of forty per
centum ad valorem.
On all cotton cloth exceeding two hundred threads to the square
inch, counting the warp and filling, not bleached, dyed, colored, stained,
painted, or printed, four cents per square yard; if bleached, ive cents
per square yard; if dyed, colored, stained, painted, or printed, six cents
per square yard: Provided: That on all such cotton cloths not bleached,
dyed, colored, stained, painted, or printed, valued at over ten cents per
square yard; bleached, valued at over twelve cents per square yard;
and dyed, colored, stained, painted, or printed, valued at over fifteen
cents per square yard, there shall be levied, collected, and paid a duty
of forty per centum ad valorem.
On stockings, hose, half-hose, shirts, and drawers, and all goods made
on knitting machines or frames, composed wholly of cotton, and not
herein otherwise provided for, thirty-five per centum ad valorem.
On stockings, hose, half-hose, shirts, and drawers, fashioned, narrowed, or shaped wholly or in part by knitting machines or frames, or
knit by hand, and composed wholly of cotton, forty per centum ad valorem.
Cotton cords, braids, gimps, galloons, webbing, goring, suspenders,
braces, and all manufactures of cotton, not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, and corsets, of whatever material composed, thirtyfive per centum ad valorem.
Cotton laces, embroideries, insertings, trimmings, lace window-curtains,
sotton damask, hemmed handkerchiefs, and cotton velvet, forty per
centum ad valorem.
Spool-thread of cotton, seven cents per dozen spools, containing on
each spool not exceeding one hundred yards of thread; exceeding one
hundred yards on each spool, for every additional one hundred yards
of thread or fractional part thereof in excess of one hundred yards,
seven cents per dozen.
SCHEDULE J.-HEMP, JUTE, AND FLAX GOODS.

Flax straw, five dollars per ton.

Flax, not hackled or dressed, twenty dollars per ton.

FORTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS.

SESS. II.

CH. 121.

1883.

Flax, hackled, known as "dressed line," forty dollars per ton.
Tow, of flax or hemp, ten dollars per ton.
Hemp, manila and other like substitutes for hemp not specially enumerated or provided for in t his act, twenty-five dollars per ton.
Jute butts, five dollars per ton.
Jute, twenty per centum ad valorem; sunn, sisal grass, and other
vegetable substances, not specially enumerated or provided for in this
act, fifteen dollars per ton.
Brown and bleached linens, ducks, canvas, paddings, cot bottoms,
diapers, crash, huckabacks, handkerchiefs, lawns, or other manufactures of flax, jute, or hemp, or of which flax, jute, or hemp shall be the
component material of chief value, not specially enumerated or provided
for in this act, thirty-five per centum ad valorem.
Flax, hemp, and jute yarns, thirty-five per centum ad valorem.
Flax or linen thread, twine, and pack thread and all manufactures of
flax, or of which flax shall be the component material of chief value,
not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, forty per centum
ad valorem.
Flax or linen laces and insertings, embroideries, or manufactures of
linen, if embroidered or tamboured in the loom or otherwise, by machinery or with the needle or other process, and not specially enumerated
or provided for in this act, thirty per centum ad valorem.
Burlaps, not exceeding sixty inches in width, of flax, jute, or hemp,
or of which flax, jute, or hemp, or either of them, shall be the component material of chief value (except such as may be suitable for bagging for cotton), thirty per centum ad valorem.
Oil-cloth foundations, or floor-cloth canvas, or burlaps exceeding sixty
inches in width, made of flax jute, or hemp, or of which flax, jute, or
hemp, or either of them, shall be the component material of chief value,
forty per centum ad valorem.
Oil-cloths for floors, stamped, painted, or printed, and on all other
oil-cloth (except silk oil-cloth), and on water-proof cloth, not otherwise
provided for, forty per centum ad valorem.
Gunny cloth, not bagging, valued at ten cents or less per square yard,
three cents per pound; valued at over ten cents per square yard, four
cents per pounds.
Bags and bagging, and like manufactures, not specially enumerated
or provided for in this act (except bagging for cotton), composed wholly
or in part of flax, hemp, jute, gunny cloth, gunny bags, or other material, forty per centum ad valorem.
Bagging for cotton, or other manufactures not specially enumerated
or provided for in this act, suitable to the uses for which cotton bagging
is applied, composed in whole or in part of hemp, jute, jute butts, flax,
gunny bags, gunny cloth, or other material, and valued at seven cents
or less per square yard, one and one-half cents per pound; valued at over
seven cents per square yard, two cents per pound.
Tarred cables or cordage, three cents per pound.
Untarred manila cordage,'two and one-half cents per pound.
All other untarred cordage, three and one-half cents per pound.
Seines and seine and gilling twine, twenty-five per centum ad valorem.
Sail duck, or canvas for sails, thirty per centum ad valorem.
Russia and other sheetings, of flax or hemp, brown or white, thirtyfive per centum ad valorem.
All other manufactures of hemp, or manila, or of which hemp or manila
shall be a component material of chief value, not specially enumerated
or provided for in this act, thirty-five per centum ad valorem.
Grass-cloth, and other manufactures of jute, ramie, China, and sisal
grass, not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, thirty-five
per centun ad valorem.

507
SCHEDUTE

J.
Hemp, jute, and
flax goods,
continued.

508
SCHEDUL

K.
Wool
and
Wooleand

FORTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS.

SESS.II.

CH. 121.

18S3.

SCHEDULE K.-WOOL AND WOOLENS.

All wools, hair of the alpaca, goat, and other like animals, shall be
divided, for the purpose of fixing the duties to be charged thereon, into
the three following classes:
CLASS ONE, CLOTHING WOOLS.-That is to say, merino, mestiza,
metz, or metis wools, or other wools of merino blood, immediate or remote,'down clothing wools, and wools of like character with any of the
preceding, including such as have been heretofore usually imported
into the United States from Buenos Ayres, New Zealand, Australia,
Cape of Good Hope, Russia, Great Britain, Canada, and elsewhere,
and also including all wools not hereinafter described or designated in
classes two and three.
CLASS TWO, COMBING WOOLS.-That

is to say, Leicester, Cots-

wold, Lincolnshire, Down combing wools, Canada long wools, or other
like combing wools of English blood, and usually known by the terms
herein used, and also all hair of the alpaca, goat, and other like animals.
CLASS THREE, CARPET WOOLS AND OTHER SIMILAR WOOLS.-Such

as Donskoi, native South American, Cordova,Valparaiso, native Smyrna,
and including all such wools of like character as have been heretofore
usually imported into the United States from Turkey, Greece, Egypt,
Syria, and elsewhere.
The duty on wools of the first class which shall be imported washed
shall be twice the amount of the duty to which they would be subjected
if imported unwashed; and the duty on wools of all classes which shall
be imported scoured shall be three times the duty to which they would
be subjected if imported unwashed. The duty upon wool of the sheep,
or hair of the alpaca, goat, and other like animals, which, shall be imported in any other than ordinary condition, as now and heretofore
practiced, or which shall be changed in its character or condition for
the purpose of evading the duty, or which shall be reduced in value by
the admixture of dirt or any other foreign substance, shall be twice the
duty to which it would be otherwise subject.
Wools of the first class, the value whereof at the last port or place
whence exported to the United States, excluding charges in such port,
shall be thirty cents or less per pound, ten cents per pound; wools of
the same class, the value whereof at the last port or place whence
exported to the United States, excluding charges in such port, shall
exceed thirty cents per pound, twelve cents per pound.
Wools of the second class, and all hair of the alpaca, goat, and other
like animals, the value whereof, at the last port or place whence exported to the United States, excluding charge, in such port, shall be
thirty. cents or less per pound, ten cents per pound; wools of the same
class, the value whereof at the last port or place whence exported to the
United States, excluding charges in such port, shall exceed thirty cents
per pound, twelve cents per pound.
Wools of the third class, the value whereof, at the last port or place
whence exported to the United States, excluding charges in such port,
shall be twelve cents or less per pound, two and a half cents per pound;
wools of the same class, the value whereof, at the last port or place
whence exported to the United States, excluding charges in such port,
shall exceed twelve cents per pound, five cents per pound.
Wools on the skin, the same rates as other wools, the quantity and
value to be ascertained under such rules as the Secretary of the Treas
nry may prescribe.
'Woolen rags, shoddy, mungo, waste, and flocks, ten cents per pound.
Woolen cloths, woolen shawls, and all manufactures of wool of every
description, made wholly or in part of wool, not specially enumerated
or provided for in this act, valued at not exceeding eighty cents per
pound, thirty-five cents per pound and thirty-five per centum ad valorem; valued at above eighty cents per pound, thirty-five cents per
pound, and in addition thereto forty per ceutum ad valorem.

FORTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS.

Sss. II.

Cn. 121.

1883.

Flannels, blankets, hats of wool, knit goods, and all goods made on
knitting-frames, balmorals, woolen and worsted yarns, and all manufacturcs of every description, composed wholly or in part of worsted,
the hair of the alpaca, goat, or other animals, (except such as are cornposed in part of wool), not specially enumerated or provided for in this
act, valued at not exceeding thirty cents per pound, ten cents per
pound; valued at above thirty cents per pound, and not exceeding
forty cents per pound, twelve cents per pound; valued at above forty
cents per pound, and not exceeding sixty cents per pound, eighteen cents
per pound; valued at above sixty cents per pound, and not exceeding
eighty cents per pound, twenty-four cents per pound; and in addition
thereto, upon all the above named articles, thirty-five per centum ad
valorem; valued at above eighty cents per pound, thirty-five cents per
pound, and in addition thereto forty per centum ad valorem.
Bunting, ten cents per square yard, and in addition thereto, thirtyfive per centum ad valorem.
Women's and children's dress goods, coat linings, Italian cloths, and
goods of like description, composed in part of wool, worsted, the hair of
the alpaca, goat, or other animals, valued at not exceeding twenty cents
per square yard, five cents per square yard, and in addition thereto,
thirty-five per centum ad valorem; valued at above twenty cents per
.square yard, seven cents per square yard, and forty per centum ad valorem; if composed wholly of wool, worsted, the hair of the alpaca, goat,
or other animals, or of a mixture of them, nine cents per square yard
and forty per centum ad valorem, but all such goods with selvedges,
made wholly or in part of other materials, or with threads of other materials introduced for the purpose of changing the classification, shall
be dutiable at nine cents per square yard and forty per centnm ad valorem: Provided, That all such goods weighing over four ounces per
square yard shall pay a duty of thirty-five cents per pound and forty
per centum ad valorem.
Clothing, ready-made, and wearing apparel of every description, not
specially enumerated or provided fot in this act, and balmoral skirts,
and skirting, and goods of similar description, or used for like purposes,
composed wholly or in part of wool, worsted, the hair of the alpaca,
goat, or other animals, made up or manufactured wholly or in part by
the tailor, seamstress, or manufacturer, except knit goods, forty cents
per pound, and in addition thereto, thirty-five per centum ad valorem.
Cloaks, dolmans, jackets, talmas, ulsters, or other outside garments
for ladies' and childrens' apparel and goods of similar description, or
used for like purposes, composed wholly or in part of wool, worsted, the
hair of the alpaca, goat, or other animals, made up or manufactured
wholly or in part by the tailor, seamstress, or manufacturer (except knit
goods), forty-five cents per pound, and in addition thereto forty per
centum ad valorem.
Webbings, gorings, suspenders, braces, beltings, bindings, braids, galloons, fringes, gimps, cords, cords and tassels, dress trimmings, head
nets, button, or barrel buttons, or buttons of other forms for tassels or
ornaments, wrought by hand, or braided by machinery, made of wool,
worsted, the hair of the alpaca, goat, or other animals, or of which wool,
worsted, the hair of the alpaca, goat, or other animals is a component
material, thirty cents per pound, and in addition thereto, fifty per centum
ad valorem.
Aubusson, Axminster, and chenille carpets, and carpets woven whole
for rooms, forty-five cents per square yard, and in addition thereto, thirty
per centum ad valorem.
Saxony,Wilton, and Tournay velvet carpets, forty-five cents per square
yard, and in addition thereto, thirty per centum ad valorem.
Brussels carpets, thirty cents per square yard, and in addition thereto thirty per centnm ad valorem.
Patent velvet and tapestry velvet carpets, printed on the warp or

509
SCHEDULE
K. and
Wool

woolens,
contined.

FORTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS.

CH. 121.

1883

otherwise, twenty-five cents per square yard, and in addition thereto,
thirty per centum ad valorem.
Tapestry Brussels carpets, printed on the warp or otherwise, twenty
cents per square yard, and in addition thereto, thirty per centum ad
valorem.
Treble ingrain, three-ply, and worsted-chain Venetian carpets, twelve
cents per square yard, and in addition thereto, thirty per centum ad
valorem.
Yarn Venetian, and two-ply ingrain carpets, eight cents per square
yard, and in addition thereto, thirty per centum ad valorem.
Druggets and bockings, printed, colored, or otherwise, fifteen cents
per square yard, and in addition thereto, thirty per centum ad valorem.
Hemp or jute carpeting, six cents per square yard.
Carpets and carpetings of wool, flax, or cotton, or parts of either or
other material, not otherwise herein specified, forty per centum ad
valorem; and mats, rugs, screens, covers, hassocks, bedsides, and other
portions of carpets or carpetings, shall be subjected to the rate of duty
herein imposed on carpets or carpeting of like character or description;
and the duty on all other mats not exclusively of vegetable material,
screens, hassocks, and rugs, shall be forty per centum ad valorem.
Endless belts or felts for paper or printing machines, twenty cents
per pound and thirty per centum ad valorem.

SCHIDULK

K.
Wool and
woolens,
continued.

ScwULn

L.
Silk and ilk goodi '.

ScumDu
M.
Books, papers, etc

SESS. II.

SCHEDILE L.-SILK AND SILK GOODS.

Silk, partially manufactured from cocoons, or from waste silk, and
not further advanced or manufactured than carded or combed silk, fifty
cents per pound.
Thrown silk, in gum, not more advanced than singles, tram, organzine, sewing silk, twist, flos, in the gum, and spun silk, silk threads or
yarns, of every description, purified or dyed, thirty per centum ad
valorem.
On lastings, mohair cloth, silk twist, or other manufactures of cloth,
woven or made in patterns of such size, shape, or form, or cut in such
manner as to be fit for buttons exclusively, ten per centum ad valorem.
All goods, wares, and merchandise, not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, made of silk, or of which silk is the component
material of chief value, fifty per centum ad valorem.

ISCEDTLE M.-BooKs, PAPERS, ETC.
Books, pamphlets, bound or unbound, and all printed matter, not
specially enumerated or provided for in this act, engravings, bound or
unbound, etchings, illustrated books, maps, and charts, twenty-five per
centum ad valorem.
Blank books, bound or unbound, and blank books for press-copying,
twenty per centum ad valorem.
Paper, sized or glued, suitable only for printing paper, twenty per
centumn ad valorem.
Printing paper, unsized, used for books and newspapers exclusively,
fifteen per centum ad valorem.
Paper, manufactures of, or of which paper is a component material,
not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, fifteen per centum
ad valorem.
Sheathing paper, ten per centum ad valorem.
Paper boxes, and all other fancy boxes, thirty-five per centum ad valorem.
Paper envelopes, twenty-five per centum ad valorem.
Paper-hangings and paper for screens or fire-boards, paper antiquarian, demy, drawing, elephant, foolscap, imperial, letter, note, and all
other paper not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, twentyfive per centum ad valorem.
Pulp, dried, for paper-makers' use, ten per centum ad valorem.

FO]ITY-SEVENTH CONGRESS.

SESS. II.

CE. 121.

1883.

SCHEDULE N.-SUNDRIES.

511
SCHEDULE
N.

Alabaster and spar statuary and ornaments, ten per centum ad valorem.
Baskets and all other articles composed of grass, osier, palm leaf.
whalebone, or willow, or straw, not specially enumerated or provided
for in this act, thirty per centum ad valorem.
Beads, and bead ornaments of all kinds, except amber, fifty per centum ad valorem.
Blacking of all kinds, twenty-five per centum ad valorem.
Bladders, manufactures of, twenty-five per centum ad valorem.
Bone, horn, ivory, or vegetable ivory, all manufactures of, not specially
enumerated or provided for in this act, thirty per centum ad valorem.
Bonnets, hats, and hoods for men, women, and children, composed of
chip, grass, palm-leaf, willow, or straw, or any other vegetable substance,
hair, whalebone, or other material, not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, thirty per centum ad valorem.
Bouillons, or cannetille, metal threads, fi16, or gespinst, twenty-five
per centum ad valorem.
Bristles, fifteen cents per pound.
Brooms of all kinds, twenty-five per centum ad valorem.
Brushes of all kinds, thirty per centum ad valorem.
Bulbs and bulbous roots, not medicinal, and not specially enumerated
or provided for in this act, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Burr-stones, manufactured or bound up into mill-stones, twenty per
'entum ad valorem.
Buttons and button-molds, not specially enumerated or provided for
in this act, not including brass, gilt, or silk buttons, twenty-five per
centum ad valorem.
Candles and tapers of all kinds, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Canes and sticks for walking, finished, thirty-five per centum ad
valorem; if unfinished. twenty per centum ad valorem.
Card-cases, pocket-books, shell boxes, and all similar articles, of whatever material composed, and by whatever name known, not specially
enumerated or provided for in this act, thirty-five per centum ad valorem.
Card clothing, twenty-fiv cents per square foot; when manufactured
from tempered steel wire, forty-five cents per square foot.
Carriages, and parts of, not specially enumerated or provided for in
this act, thirty-five per centum ad valorem.
Chronometers, box or' ship's, and parts thereof, ten per centum ad
valorem.
Clocks, and parts of clocks, thirty per centum ad valorem.
Coach and harness furniture of all kinds, saddlery, coach, and harness hardware, silver-plated, brass, brass-plated, or covered, common,
tinned, burnished, or japanned, not specially enumerated or provided

or in this act, thirty-five per centum ad valorem.

Coal slack or culm, such as will pass through a half-inch screen,
thirty cents per ton of twenty-eight bushels, eighty pounds to the
bushel.
Coal, bituminous, and shale, seventy-five cents per ton of twentyeight bushels, eighty pounds to the bushel. A drawback of seventyfive cents per ton shall be allowed on all bituminous coal imported into
the United States which isafterwards used for fuel on board of vessels
propelled by steam which are engaged in the coasting trade of the
United States, or in the trade with foreign countries, to be allowed and
paid under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury shall
prescribe.
Coke, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Combs, of all kinds, thirty per centum ad valorem.
Compositions of glass or paste, when not set, ten per centum ad valorem
Coral, cut, manufactured, or set, twenty-five per centum ad valorem.

Sundries

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FORTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS.

SCAMwUr
N 'rem.
Sundries,
contind.

SESS. II.

CI. 121. 1883.

Corks and cork bark, manufactured, twenty-five per centum ad valo-

Crayons of all kinds, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Dice, draughts, chess-men, chess-balls, and billiard and bagatelle
balls, of ivory or bone, fifty per centum ad valorem.
Dolls and toys, thirty-five per centum ad valorem.
Emery grains and emery manufactured, ground, pulverized, or refined, one cent per pound.
Epaulets, galloons, laces, knots, stars, tassels, and wings, of gold,
silver, or other metal, twenty-five per centum ad valorem.
Fans of all kinds, except common palm-leaf fans, of whatever material composed, thirty-five per centum ad valorem.
Feathers of all kinds, crude or not dressed, colored or manufactured,
twenty-five per centum ad valorem; when dressed, colored, or manufactured, including dressed and finished birds, for millinery ornaments,
and artificial and ornamental feathers and flowers, or parts thereof, of
whatever material composed, for millinery use, not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, fifty per cent um ad valorem.
Finishing powder, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Fire-crackers of all kinds, one hundred per centum ad valorem.
Floor-matting and floor-mats, exclusively of vegetable substances,
twenty per centum ad valorem.
Friction or lucifer matches of all descriptions, thirty-five per centum
ad valorem.
Fulminates, fulminating powders, and all like articles, not specially
enumerated or provided for in this act, thirty per centum ad valorem. '
Fur, articles made of, and not specially enumerated or provided for
in this act, thirty per centum ad valorem.
Gloves, kid or leather, of all descriptions, wholly or partially manufactured, ffty per centum ad valorem.
Grease, all not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, ten
per centum ad valorem.
Grind-stones, finished or unfinished, one dollar and seventy-five cents
per ton.
Gunpowder, and all explosive substances used for mining, blasting,
artillery, or sporting purposes, when valued at twenty cents or less per
pound, six cents per pound; valued above twenty cents per pound, ten
cents per pound.
Gun-wads, of all descriptions, thirty-five per centum ad valorem.
Gutta-percha, manufactured, and all articles of, not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, thirty-five per centum ad valorem.
Hair, human, bracelets, braids, chains, rings, curls, and ringlets,
composed of hair, or of which hair is the component material of chief
value, thirty-five per centum ad valorem.
Curled hair, except of hogs, used for beds or mattresses, twenty-five
per centum ad valorem.
Human hair, raw, uncleaned and not drawn, twenty per centum ad
valorem. If clean or drawn, but not manufactured, thirty per centum
ad valorem; when manufactured, thirty-five per centum ad valorem.
Hair cloth, known as "crinoline cloth," and all other manufactures
of hair not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, thirty per
centum ad valorem.
Hair cloth, known as "hair seating," thirty cents per square yard.
Hair pencils, thirty per centum ad valorem.
Hats, and so forth, materials for: Braids, plaits, flats, laces, trimmings, tissnm s, willow sheets and squares, used for making or ornamenting hats, bonnets, and hoods, composed of straw, chip, grass, palm leaf,
willow, hair, whalebone, or any other substance or material, not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Hat bodies of cotton, thirty-five per centum ad valorem.

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SESS. II.

Cn. 121.

1883.

ITatters' furs, not on the skin, and dressed fur on the skin, twenty SCHEDULE
S
,.
per centnm ad valorem.
Hatters' plusli, composed of silk or of silk and cotton, twenty-five per continued
centunm ad valorem.
Hemp seed and rape seed, and other oil seeds of like character, other
than linseed or flaxseed, one quarter of one cent per pound.
India-rubber fabrics, composed wholly or in part of India rubber, not
specially enumerated or provided for in this act, thirty per centum ad
valorem.
Articles composed of India rubber, not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, twenty-five per centum ad valorem.
India-rubber boots and shoes, twenty-five per centum ad valorem.
Inks of all kinds and ink powders, thirty per centum ad valorem.
Japanned ware of all kinds, not specially enumerated or provided for
in this act, forty per centum ad valorem.
Jet, manufactures and imitations of, twenty-five per centum ad valorem.
Jewelry of all kinds, twenty-five per centum ad valorem.
Leather, bend or belting leather, and Spanish or other sole leather,
and leather not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, fifteen
per centum ad valorem.
Calfskins, tanned, or tanned and dressed, and dressed upper leather
of all other kinds, and skins dressed and finished, of all kinds, not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, and skins of morocco, finished, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Skins for morocco, tanned, but unfinished, ten per centum ad valorem.
All manufaetures and articles of leather, or of which leather shall be
a component part, not specially enumerated or provided for in this act,
thirty per centum ad valorem.
Lime, ten per centum ad valorem.
Garden seeds, except seed of the sugar beet, twenty per centnm ad
valorem.
Linseed or flaxseed, twenty cents per bushel of fifty-six pounds; but
no drawback shall be allowed on oil-cake made from imported se
Marble of all kinds, in block, rough or square sixty-five cents pr
cubie foot; veined marble, sawed, dressed, or otherwise, including
marble slabs and marble paving-tiles, one dollar and ten cents per cubic
foot.
All manufactures of marble not specially enumerated or provided for
in this act, fifty per centum ad valorem.
Musical instruments of all kinds, twenty-live per centum ad valorem.
Paintings, in oil or water colors, and statuary not otherwise provided

for, thirty per centum ad valorem. Bt"the term "statuary," as used

in the laws now in force imposing duties on foreign impotations, shall
be understood to include professional productions of a statuary or of a
sculptor only.
Osier, or willow, prepared for basket-makers use twenty-five per
centum ad valorem.
Papier-mache, manufactures, articles, and wares of, thirty per centum
ad valorem.
Pencils of wood filled with lead or other material and pencils of lead,
fifty cents per gross and thirty per centum ad valorem; pencil-leads,
not in wood, ten per centum ad valorem.
Percussion caps, forty per centum ad valorem.
Philosophical apparatus and instruments,, thirty-five per centum ad
valorem.
Pipes, pipe-bowls, and all smokers' articles whatsoever, not specially
enumerated or provided for in this act, seventy per centum ad valoem;
all comon pipes of clay, thirty-five per centum ad valorem.
Plaster of Paris, when ground or calcined, twenty per centum ad
valorem.

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514
SCHnEDULr
N.
d
ont
inued.

FORTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS.

SESS. II.

Cu. 121.

1883.

Playing cards, one'hundred per centum ad valorem.
Polishing powders of every description, by whatever name known,
including Frankfort black, and Berlin, Chinese, fig, and wash blue,
twenty per centum ad valorem.

Precious stones of all kinds, ten per centum ad valorem.
Rags, of whatever material composed, and not specially enumerated
or provided for in this act, ten per centum ad valorem.
Rattans and reeds, manufactured, but not made up into completed
articles, ten per centurn ad valorem.
Salt, in bags, sacks, barrels, or other packages, twelve cents per one
hundred pounds; in bulk, eight cents per one hundred pounds: Provided, That exporters of meats, whether packed or smoked, which have
been cured in the United States with imported salt, shall, upon satisfactory proof, under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury
shall prescribe, that such meats have been cured with imported salt,
have refunded to them from the Treasury the duties paid on the salt so
used incuring such exported meats, in amounts not less than one hundred dollars: And provided further, That imported salt in bond may be
used in curing fish taken by vessels licensed to engage in the fisheries,
and in curing fish on the shores of the navigable waters of the United
States, under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury shall
prescribe; and upon proof that the salt has been used for either of the
purposes stated in this proviso, the duties on the same shall be remitted.
Scagliola, and composition tops for tables or for other articles of furniture, thirty-five per centum ad valorem.
Sealing-wax, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Shells, whole or parts of, manufactured, of every description, not
specially enumerated or provided for in this act, twenty-five per centum
ad valorem.
Stones, unmanufactured or undressed, freestone, granite, sandstone,
and all building or monumental stone, except marble, not specially
enumerated or provided for in this act, one dollar per ton; and upon
stones as above, hewn, dressed, or polished, twenty per centumn ad
valorem.
Strings: All strings of catgut, or any other like material, other than
strings for musical instruments, twenty-five per centum ad valorem.
Tallow, one cent per pound.
Teetl,"manufactured, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Umbrella and parasol ribs, and stretcher frames, tips runners, handles, or other parts thereof, when made in whole or chief part of iron,
steel, or any other metal, forty per centum ad valorem; umbrellas, parasols, and shades, when covered with silk or alpaca, fifty per centum
ad valorem; all other umbrellas, forty per centum ad valorem.
Umbrellas, parasols, and sunshades, frames and sticks for, finished or
unfinished, not specially enumerated or provided for in this aet, thirty
per centum ad valorem
Waste, all not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, ten
per centum ad valorem.
Watches, watch-cases, watch-movements, parts of watches, and watch
materials, not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, twentyfive per centum ad valorem.
Webbing, composed of cotton, flax, or any other materials, not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, thirty-five, per centum ad
valorem.

Free list.

THE FREE LIST

SEC. 2503. The following articles when imported shall be exempt
from duty:
Albumen, in any form or condition; lactarine.
Aconite.
Ambergris
Annato, roncon, rocon, or orleans, and all extracts of

FORTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS.

SESS. I.

CH. 121.

1883.

515

Balm of Gilead.
Free list, continned.
Blood, dried.
Bones, crude, not manufactured, burned, calcined, ground, or steamed.
Bone-dust and bone-ash for manufacture of phosphate and fertilizers.
Carbon, animal, fit for fertilizing only.
Guano, manures, and all substances expressly used for manure
Musk, crude, in natural pod.
Civit, crude.
Cochineal.
Dyeing or tanning: Articles in a crude state used in dyeing or tanning, not specially enumerated or provided for in this act.
Fish-skins.
Hide-cuttings, raw, with or without hair, and all glue-stock.
Hoofs.
Horns, and parts of horns, unmanufactured, and horn strips and tips.
Ipecac.
Fish-sounds or fish-bladders.
Leather, old scraps
Leeches.
Rennets, raw or prepared.
Argal, or Argol, or crude Tartar.
Assafsefida.
Barks, Cinchona, or other barks, used in the manufacture of quinia
Brazil paste.
Camphor, crude.
Cassi, Cassi buds, Cassia Vera, ungroun&
Charcoal.
Cinnamon, and chips of, unground.
Cloves and clove stems, unground.
Cocculus indicus.
Cudbear.
Curry and Curry powder.
Cutch.
Divi-divi.
Dragon's blood.
Ergot.
-Gambier.

Ginger-root, unground.
Indigo and artificial indigo.
Iodine, crude.
Jalap.
Kelp.
Lac dye, crude, seed, button, stick, and shell
Lac spirit.
Lemon juice and lime juice.
Licorice root, unground.
Litmus, prepared or not prepared
Maae.
Madder, and munjeet or Indian madder, ground or prepared, and extracts of.
Manna.
Myrobolan.
Orchil, or orchil liquid
Nutmegs.
Nux vomica.
Ottar of roses
Salacine
Oil:
Almond
Amber, crude and rectified
Ambergris.
Anise, or anise seed.

516
Fre
list, continued.

FORTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS.

SESS. II.

CH. 121.

1883.

Aniline, crude.
Aspic, or spike lavender
Bergamot.
Cajeput
Carraway.
Cassia and cinnamon.
Cedrat.
Chamomile.
Citronella, or lemon grass.
Civet
Fennel.
Jasmine, or jasimine.
Juglandium.
Juniper.
Lavender.
Lemon.
Limes.
Mace.
Neroli, or orange flower.
Orange.
Palm and cocoannt.
Poppy.
Rosemary or anthoss.
Sesame or sesamum-seed, or bene.
Thyme or origanum, red or white, valerian.
Pepper, unground, of all kinds.
Pimento, unground.
Saffron and safflower, and extract of, and saffron cake.
Selep, or saloup.
Storax, or styrax.
Turmeric.
Turpentine, Venice.
Valonia.
Vegetable and mineral wax.
Wood ashes, and lye of, and beet-root ashes.
Acids used for medicinal, chemical, or manufacturing purposes, not
specially enumerated or provided for in this act.
Alizarine, natural or artificial.
Agates, unmanufactured.
Apatite.
Asbestos, unmanufactured.
Arsenic.
Antimony ore, crude sulphide of
Arsenic, sulphide of, or orpiment.
Arseniate of aniline.
Baryta, carbonate or witherite.
Bauxite.
Aniline salts or black salts and black tares.
Bromine.
Cadmium.
Calamine.
Cerium.
Cobalt, as metallic arsenic.
Chalk and cliff-stone, unmanufactured.
Feldspar.
Cryolite or kryolith.
Iridium.
Kieserite.
Kyanite or cyanite, and kainite.
Lime, citrate of.
Lime, chloride of, or bleaching powder.
Magnesium.

FORTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS.

SES. II.

CH. 121.

1883.

517

Magnesite, or native mineral carbonate of magnesia.
Free list, conManganese, oxide and ore of.
tinned.
Mineral waters, all not artificial,
Osmium.
Palladium.
Paraffine.
Phosphates, crude or native, for fertilizing purposes.
Potash, muriate of.
Plaster of Paris or sulphate of lime, unground.
Quinia, sulphate of, salts of. and cinchonidia.
Soda, nitrate oitrate
of, or cubic nirate.
Strontia, oxide of, and proto-oxide of strontian, and strontianite, or
mineral carbonate of strontia.
Sulphur, or brimstone, not specially enumerated or provided for in
this act.
Sulphur lac or precipitated.
Tripoli.
Uranium, oxide of, verdigris or subacetate of copper.
Drugs, barks, beans, berries, balsams, buds, bulbs, and bulbous roots
and excresenses, such as nut-galls, fruits, flowers, dried fibers; grains,
gums and gum-resin; herbs, leaves, lichens, mosses, nuts, roots, and
stems; spices, vegetables, seeds aromatic, and seeds of morbid growth;
weeds, woods used expressly for dyeing, and dried insects-any of the
foregoing, of which are not edible and are in a crude state, and not advanced in value or condition by refining or grinding, or by other process of manufacture, and not specially enumerated or provided for in
this act.
Vaccine virus.
Crude minerals, not advanced in value or condition by refining or
grinding, or by other process of manufacture, not specially enumerated
or provided for in this act.
SUNIDMS.
Free list, san.
Aluminium.
driea
Amber beads and gum.
Animals, brought into the United.States temporarily, and ora period
not exceeding six months, for the purpose of exhibition or competition
for prizes offered by any agricultural or racing association; but a bond
shall be first given in accordance with the regulations.
Animals, specially imported for breeding purposes, shall be admitted
free upon proof thereof satisfactory to the Secretary of the Treasury,
and under such regulations as he may prescribe; and teams of animals,
including their harness and tackle and the vehicles or wagons actually
owned by personsemigrating from foreign countries to the United States
with their families, and in actual use for the purpose of such emigration,
shall also be admitted free of duty, under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe.
Asphaltum and bitumen, crude.
Arrowroot.
Articles imported for the use of the United States, provided that the
price of the same did not include the duty.
Bamboo reeds, no further manufactured than cut into suitable lengths
for walking sticks or canes, or for sticks for umbrelas, parasols, orsunshades.
Bamboo, unmanufactured.
Barrels of American manufacture, exported filled with domestic petroleum and returned empty under such regulations as the Secretary
of the Treasury may prescribe, and without requiring the filling of a
declaration at time of export of intent to return the same empty.
Articles the growth, produce, and manufacture of the United States,
when returned in the same condition as exported. Casks, barrels, oarboys, bags, and other vessels of American manufacture, exported filled

FORTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS.

SESS. II.

CH. 121.

1883.

Free list, sunn- with American products, or exported empty and returned filled with
drie, continued.

foreign products, including shooks when returned as barrels or boxes;

but proof of the identity of such articles shall be made under regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury; and if any of
such articles are subject to internal tax at the time of exportation, such
tax shall be proved to have been paid before exportation and not refunded.
Bed-feathers and downs.
Bells, broken, and bell metal broken and fit only to be remanufactured.
Birds, stuffed.
Birds, and land and water fowls.
Bismuth.
Bladders, crude, and all integuments of animals not specially enumerated or provided for in this act.
Bologna sausages.
Bolting cloths.
Books, engravings, bound or unbound, etchings, maps, and charts,
which shall have been printed and manufactured more than twenty
years at the date of importation.
Books, maps, and charts imported by authority or for use of the
United States or for the use of the Library of Congress; but the duty
shall not have been included in the contract of price paid.
Books, maps, and charts specially imported, not more than two copies
in any one invoice, in good faith, for the use of any society incorporated
or established for philosophical, literary, or religious purposes, or for the
encouragement of the fine arts, or for the use or by order of any college,
academy, school, or seminary of learning in the United States.
Books, professional, of persons arriving In the United States.
Books, household effects, or libraries, or parts of libraries, in use, of
persons or families from foreign countries, if used abroad by them not
less than one year, and not intended for any other person or persons,
nor for sale.
Breccia, in blocks or slabs.
Brime.
Brazil pebbles for spectacles, and pebbles for spectacles rough.
Bullion, gold and silver.
Burgundy pitch.
Burr-stone, in blocks, rough or unmanufactured, and not bound up
in mill-stones
Cabinets of coins, medals, and all other collections of antiquities.
Castor or castoreum.
Catgut strings, or gut-cord, for musical instruments.
Catgut or whip-gut, unmanufactured.
Coal, anthracite.
Coal-stores of American vessels, but none shall be unloaded.
Cobalt, ore of.
Cocoa, or cacao, crude, and fiber, leaves, and shells of.
Coffee.
Coins, gold, silver, and copper.
Coir and coir yarn.
Copper, old, taken from the bottom of American vessels compelled by
marine disaster to repair in foreign ports.
Copper, when imported for the United States Mint.
Coral, marine, unmanufactured.
Cork-wood, or cork-bark, unmanufactured.
Cotton.
Curling-stones, or quoits.
Cuttle-fish bone.
Diamonds, rough or uncut, including glaziers' diamonds.
Diamond dust or bort.
Dyeing or tanning articles, in a crude state, used in dyeing or tanning, not specially enumerated or provided for in this act.

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SESS. II.

CH. 121.

1883.

519

Eggs.
Free list, sunEsparto or Spanish grass, and other grasses, and pulp of, for the man- dries, continued.
ufacture of paper.
Emery ore.
Fans, common palm-leaf.
Farina.
Fashion plates, engraved on steel or on wood, colored or plain.
Felt, adhesive, for sheathing vessels.
Fibrin, in all forms.
Fire-wood.
Fish, fresh, for immediate consumption.
Fish, for bait.
Flint, flints, and ground flint-stones
Fossils.
Fruit-plants, tropical and semi-tropical, for the purpose of propagation or cultivation.
Fruits, green, ripe, or dried, not specially enumerated or provided for
in this act.
Furs, undressed.
Fur-skins of all kinds, not dressed in any manner.
Glass, broken pieces, and old glass which cannot be cut for use, and
fit only to be remanufactured.
Glass-plate or disks, unwrought, for use in the manufacture of optical instruments
Goat skins, raw.
Gold-beaters' molds, and gold-beaters' skins.
Gold-size.
Grease, for use as soap-stock only, not specially enumerated or provided for.
Gunny bags, and gunny cloth, old or refuse, fit only for remanufactnring.
Gut, and worm gut, manufactured or unmanufactured.
Guts, salted
Gutta percha, crude.
Hair, horse or cattle, and hair of all kinds, cleaned or uncleaned,
drawn or undrawn, but unmanufaetured, not specially enumerated or
provided for in this act; of hogs, curled for beds and mattresess and
not fit for bristles.
Hide-rope.
Hides, raw or uncured, whether dry, salted, or pickled, and skins,
except sheep-skins with the wool on, Angora goat skins, raw, without
the wool, unmanufactured, asses' skins, raw or unmanufactured.
Hones and whetstones.
Hop-roots, for cultivation
Hop-poles.
Ice
India-rubber, crude, and milk of.
India-malaea joints, not further manufactured than cut into suitable
lengths for the manufactures into which they are intended to be converted.
Ivory, and vegetable ivory, unmanufactured.
Jet, unmanufactured.
Joss-stick, or joss-light.
Junk, old.
Lava, unmanufactured.
Life-boats and life saving apparatus, specially imported by societies
incorporated or established to encourage the saving of human life.
Lithographic stones, not engraved.
Loadstones.
Logs, and round, unmanufactured timber, not specially enumerated
or provided for in this act, and ship timber, and ship planking.
Maccaroni and vermicelli.

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Free lit, sandries, enfinued.

FORTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS.
qW1w

SESS. II.

s

CH. 121

1883.

Magnets.
Manuscripts.

Marrow, crude.
Marsh-mallows.
Medals of gold, silver, or copper.
Meerschaum, crude or raw.
Mica and mica waste.
Models of inventions and other improvements in the arts; but no
article or articles shall be deemed a model or improvements which can
be fitted for use.
Moss, sea-weeds, and all other vegetable substances used for beds
and mattresses.
Newspapers and periodicals.
Nuts, cocoa, and Brazil'or cream.
Oakum.
Oil-cake
Oil, spermaceti, whale, and other fish oils of American fisheries, and
all other articles the produce of such fisheries.
Olives, green or prepared.
Orange and lemon peel, not preserved, candied, or otherwise prepared
Ores, of gold and silver.
Palm nuts and palm-nut kernels.
Paper-stock, crude, of every description, including all grasses, fibers,
rags of all kinds, other than wool, waste, shavings, clippings, old
paper, rope ends, waste rope, waste bagging, gunny bags, gunny cloth,
old or refuse, to be used in making, and fit only to be converted into
paper, and unit for any other manufacture, and cotton waste, whether
for paper stock or other purposes.
Parchment.
Pearl, mother of.
Personal and household effects, not merchandise, of citizens of the
United States dying abroad.
Pewter and britannia metal, old and fit only to be remanufactured.
Philosophical and scientific apparatus, instruments, and preparations,
statuary, casts of marble, bronze, alabaster, or plaster of Paris, paintings, drawings, and etchings, specially imported in good faith for the
use of any society or institution incorporated or established for religious, philosophical, educational, scientific, or literary purposes, or encouragement of the fine arts, and not intended for sale.
Plants, trees, shrubs, and vines of all kinds not otherwise provided
for, and seeds of all kinds, except medicinal seeds not specially ennmerated or provided for in this act.
Plants, trees, shrubs, roots, seed cane, and seeds imported by the
Department of Agriculture or the United States Botanical Garden.
Platina. unmanufactured.
Platinum, unmanufactured, and vases, retorts, and other apparatus,
vessels, and parts thereof, for chemical uses.
Plumbago.
Polishing-stones.
Pulu.
Pumice and pumice stone.
Quills, prepared or unprepared.
Railroad-ties, of wood
Rattans and reeds, unmanufactured.
Regalia and gems, statues, statuary, and specimens of sculpture,
where specially Imported in good faith for the use of any society incorporated or established for philosophical, literary, or religious purposes,
or for the encouragement of the fine arts, or for the use or by order of
any college, academy, school, seminary of learning, or public library in
the United States.
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Rotten stone.
Sago, sago crude, and sago flour.
Saur-kraut.
Sausage-skins.
Sea-weed, not otherwise provided for.
Seed of the sugar beet.
Shark skins.
Shells of every description, not manufactured
Shingle-bolts and stave bolts, provided that heading bolts. shall be
held and construed to be included under the term stave bolts.
Handle-bolts.
Shrimps, or other shell fish.
Silk, raw, or as reeled from the cocoon, but not doubled, twisted, or
advanced in manufacture in any way.
Silk cocoons and silk waste.
Silk-worms' eggs.
Skeletons, and other preparations of anatomy.
Skins, dried, salted or pickled.
Snails.
Soap-stocks.
Sodium.
Sparterre, for making or ornamenting hats.
Specimens of natural history, botany, and mineralogy, when imported
for cabinets, or as objects of taste or science, and not for sale.
Spunk.
Spurs and stilts, used in the manufacture of earthen, stone, or crockery ware.
Straw, unmanufactured.
Sugar of milk.
Sweepings of silver and gold.
Tamarinds.
Tapioca, cassava, or cassada.
Tea.
Tea plants.
Teasels.
Teeth, unmanufactured.
Terra alba, aluminous.
Terra japonica.
Tin ore, bars, blocks, or pigs, grain or granulated.
Tonquin, Tonqua or Tonka beans.
Tortoise and other shells, unmanufactured.
Turtles.
Types, old, and fit only to be remaufactured.
Umbrella sticks, crude, to wit, all partridge, hair wood, pimento,
range, myrtle, and all other sticks and canes in the rough or no further manuactured than cut into lengths suitable for nmbel-a, prasol,
or sunshade sticks or walking-canes.
Vellum.
Wafers, unmedicated.
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. But this exemption shall not be construed to include machinery
or other articles imported for use in any manufacturing establishment,
or for sale.
Whalebone, unmanufactured.
Woods, poplar, or other woods, for the manufacture of paper.
Woods, namely, cedar, lignum-vitae, laneewood, ebony, box, granadia, mahogany, rosewood, satinwood, and all cabinet woods, unmanufactured.
Works of art, painting, statuary, fountains, and other works of art,
the production of American artists. But the fact of such production

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Free list, sun- must be verified by the certificate of a consul or minister of the United

dries, continued.

States indorsed upon the written declaration of the artist; paintings,

statuary, fountains, and other works of art, imported expressly for the
presentation to national institutions, or to any State, or to any municipal
corporation, or religious corporation or society.
Yams.
Zaffer.
Special exemp-

SEC. 2504.-Whenever any vessel laden with merchandise in whole or

tionastomerchan- in part subject to duty has been sunk in any river, harbor, bay, or wadise sunk and ters subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, and within its limits,
abandoned.
for the period of two years, and is abandoned by the owner thereof, any
person who may raise such vessel shall be permitted to bring any merchandise recovered therefrom into the port nearest to the place where
such vessel was so raised, free from the payment of any duty thereupon,
and without being obliged to enter the same at the custom-house; but
under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe.
Lumber from SEC. 2505.-The produce of the forests of the State of Maine upon the
Saint John River. Saint John River and its tributaries, owned by American citizens, and

sawed or hewed in the Province of New Brunswick by American citizens,
the same being unmanufactured in whole or in part, which is now admitted into the ports of the United States free of duty, shall continue
to be so admitted under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury shall, from time to time prescribe.
Lumber from SEC. 2506.-The produce of the forests of the State of Maine upon the

Saint Croix River. Saint Croix River and its tributaries, owned by American citizens, and

sawed in the Province of New Brunswick by American citizens, the
same being unmanufactured in whole or in part, and having paid the
same taxes as other American lumber on that river, shall be admitted
into the ports of the United States free of duty, under such regulations
as the Secretary of the Treasury shall from time to time, prescribe.
SEC. 2507.-Machinery for repair may be imported into the United
Machinery imported for repair. States without payment of duty, under bond, to be given in double the
appraised value thereof, to be withdrawn and exported after said machinery shall have been repaired; and the Secretary of the Treasuryis
authorized and directed to prescribe such rules and regulations as may
be necessary to protect the revenue against fraud, and secure the identlty and character of all such importations when again withdrawn and
exported, restricting and limiting the export and withdrawal to the
samue port of entry where imported, and also limiting all bonds to a
period of time of not more than six montlhs from the date of the importation.
Certain paint- SEC. 2508.-All paintings, statuary, and photographic pictures imings, statnary, etc ported into the United States for exhibition by any association duly

to be admittedfree authorized under the laws of the ITnited States, or of any State, for the
of duty.
promotion and encouragement of science, art, or industry, and not intended for sale, shall be admitted free of duty, under such regulations
as the Secretary of the Treasury shall prescribe. But bonds shall be
given for the payment to the United States of such duties as may be
imposed by law upon any and all of such articles as shall not be reexported within six months after such importation.
Works of art,
SEC. 2509.-A11 works of art, collections in illustration of the progress
etc., imported for of the arts, science, or manufactures, photographs, works in terra-cotta,
in metal
exhibition
be admittedonly,
free to
of Parian, pottery, or porcelain, and artistic copies of antiquities
--

duty.

Pro.i.o

or other material, hereafter imported in good faith for permanent exhibition at a fixed place by any society or institution established for the
encouragement of the arts or science, and not intended for sale, nor for
any other purpose than is hereinbefore expressed, and all such articles,
imported as aforesaid, now in bond, and all like articles iuported in
good faith by any society or association for the purpose of erecting a
public monument, and not for sale, shall be admitted free of duty, under
such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe: Provided, That the parties importing articles as aforesaid shall be required

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to give bonds, with sufficient sureties, under such rules and regulations
as the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe, for the payment of
lawful duties which may accrue should any of the articles aforesaid be
sold, transferred, or used contrary to the provisions and intent of this
act.
SEC. 2510.-All lumber, timber, hemp, manila, wire rope, and iron and Importation of
steel rods, bars, spikes, nails, and bolts, and copper and composition materials for conmetal which may be necessary for the construction and equipment of struction, etc., of
vessels built in the United States for foreign account and ownership or
for the purpose of being employed in the foreign trade, including the
trade between the Atlantic and Pacific ports of the United States, after
the passage of this act, may be imported in bond under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe; and upon proof
that such materials have been used for such purpose, no duties shall be
paid thereon. But vessels receiving the benefit of this section shall
not be allowed to engage in the coastwise trade of the United States
more than two months in any one year, except upon the payment to
the United States of the duties on which a rebate is herein allowed:
Provided, That vessels built in the United States for foreign account Proviso.
and ownership shall not be allowed to engage in the coastwise trade of
the United States.
SEc. 2511.-All articles of foreign production needed for the repair of Importation of
American vessels engaged exclusively in foreign trade may be with- articles intended
drawn from bonded warehouses free of duty, under such regulations as vor he repair of
the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe.
SEc. 2512.-That no duty shall be levied or collected on the importa- Peltries and
tion of peltries brought into- the Territories of the United States by other goods of InIndians, nor on the proper goods and effects, of whatever nature, of diantewhren to be
Indians passing or repassing the boundary-line aforesaid, unless the
same be goods in bales or other large packages unusual among Indians,
which shall not be considered as goods belonging to Indians, nor be entitled to the exemption from duty aforesaid.
SEC. 2513.-There shall be levied, collected, and paid on the importa- Duty on articles
tion of all raw or unmanufactured articles, not herein enumerated or not enumerated,
provided for, a dty of ten per centm ad vaorem; and all articles ra or mannface
manufactured, in whole or in part, not herein enumerated or provided
for, a duty of twenty per centum ad valorem
SEc.7.-That sections twenty-ninehundred and sevenandtwenty-nine

R.S. 2907 re-

hundred and eight of the Revised Statutes of the United States and pealed.
section fourteen of the act entitled "An act to amend the customs rev- R.

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re

enue laws, and to repeal moities," approved June twenty-second,
18Stat.,189,seceighteen hundred and seventy-four, be, and the same are hereby, re- tion 14, repealed.

pealed, and hereafter none of the charges imposed by said sections or
any other provisions of existing law shall be estimated in ascertaining Ascertainment
the value of goods to be imported, nor shall the value of the usual and of value.
necessary sacks, crates, boxes, or covering, of any kind be estimated as
part of their value in determining the amount of duties for which they
are liable: Prided,That if any packages, sacks, crates, boxes, or cov- Proiso.
erings of any kind shall be of any material or form designed to evade
duties thereon, or designed for use otherwise, than in the bona fide
transportation of goods to the United States, the same shall be subject
to a duty of one hundred per centum ad valorem upon the actual value
of the same.
SEC. 8.-That section twenty-eight hundred and forty-one of the
Revised Statutes of the United States is hereby amended and shall on
and after the first day of July, eighteen hundred and eighty-three, be
as follows:
SEC. 2841.-Whenever merchandise imported into the United States is

R. S. 2841, 54s,

entered by invoice. one of the following oaths, according to the nature of amended.
the case, shall be administered by the collector of the port? at the time Oats to accomot entry, to the owner, importer, consignee, or agent: lPomrded, That if pany invoioes.
any of the invoices or bills of lading of any merchandise imported in

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Oaths to accom- said vessel, which should otherwise be embraced in said entry, have
pany invoices, not been received at the date of the entry, the affidavit may state
continued
the fact, and thereupon such merchandise of which the invoices or bills
of lading are not produced shall not be included in such entry, but may
be entered subsequently.
OATH OF CONSIGNEE, IMPORTER, OR AGENT.

I. -do solemnly and truly swear (or affirm) that the invoice and bill of lading now presented by me to the collector of
are the true and only invoice and bill of lading by me received, of goods,
wares, and merchandise imported in the ---

, whereof

is master, from -, for account of any person whomsoever for
whom I am authorized to enter the same; that the said invoice and
bill of lading are in the state in which they were actually received by
me, and that I do not know nor believe in the existence of any other invoice or bill of lading of the said goods, wares, and merchandise; that
the entry now delivered to the collector contains a just and true account
of the said goods, wares, and merchandise, according to the said invoice
and bill of lading; that nothing has been, on my part, nor to my knowledge, on the part of any other person, concealed or suppressed, whereby
the United States may be defrauded of any part of the duty lawfully
due on the said goods, wares, and merchandise; that the said invoice
and the declaration therein are in all respects true, and were made by
the person by whom the same purports to have been made, and that if,
at any time hereafter, I discover any error in the said invoice, or in the
account now rendered of the said goods, wares, and merchandise, or receive any other invoice of the same, I will immediately make the same
known to the collector of this district. And I do further solemnly and
truly swear (or affirm) that, to the best of my knowledge and belief (insert the name and residence of the owner or owners), is (or are) the
owner (or owners) of the goods, wares, and merchandise mentioned in
the annexed entry; that the invoice now produced by me exhibits the
actual cost (if purchased) or fair market value (if otherwise obtained)
at the time or times and place or places when or where procured (as
the case may be), of the said goods, wares, and merchandise, including
all cost for finishing said goods, wares, and merchandise to their present condition, and no other or different discount, bounty, or drawback
but such as has been actually allowed on the same.
OATH OF OWNER IN CASES WHERE MERCHANDISE HAS BEEN ACTUALLY PURCHASED.

, do solemnly and truly swear (or affirm) that the
entry now delivered by me to the collector of contains a just
and true account of the goods, wares, and merchandise imported by or
consigned to me, in the , whereof
is master
-; that the invoice which I now produce contains a just and
faithful account of the actual cost of the said goods, wares, and merchlndise, including all cost of finishing said goods, wares, and merchandise to their present condition, and no other discount, drawback, or
bounty but such as has been actually allowed on the same; that I do
not know or believe in the existence of any invoice or bill of lading
other than those now produced by me, and that they are in the state in
which I actually received them. And I further solemnly and truly
swear (or affirm) that I have not in the said entry or invoice concealed
or suppressed anything whereby the United States may be defrauded
of any part of the duty lawfully due on the said goods, wares, and
merchandise; that the said invoice and the declaration thereon are in
all respects true, and were made by the person by whom the same purports to have been made, and that if at any time hereafter I discover
any error in the said invoice or in the account now produced of the said

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goods, wares, and merchandise, or receive any other invoice of the same,
I will immedia tely make the same known to the collector of this district.
OATH OF MANUFACTURER OR OWNER IN CASES WHERE MERCHANDISE HAS NOT BEEN ACTUALLY PURCHASED.

I,
, do solemnly and truly swear (or affirm) that the entry now delivered by me to the collector of contains a just and
true account of goods, wares, and merchandise imported by or consigned to me in the -, whereof
-is
master, from
-; that the said goods, wares, and merchandise were not actually
bought by me, or by my agent, in the 'ordinary mode of bargain and
sale, but that, nevertheless, the invoice which I now produce contains
a just and faithful valuation of the same, at their fair market value, at
the time or times and place or places when and where procured for my
account (or for account of myself or partners); that the said invoice
contains also a just and faithful account of all the cost for finishing said
goods, wares, and merchandise to their present condition, and no other
discount, drawback or bounty but such as has been actually allowed on
the said goods, wares, and merchandise; that the said invoice and the
declaration thereon are in all respects true, and were made by the person by whom the same purports to have been made; that I do not know
nor believe in the existence of any invoice or bill of lading other than
those now produced by me, and that they are in the state in which I
actually received them. And I do further solemnly and truly swear
(or affirm) that I have not in the said entry or invoice concealed or suppressed anything whereby the United States may be defrauded of any
part of the duty lawfully due on the said goods, wares, and merchandise, and that if at any time hereafter I discover any error in the said
invoice, or in the account now produced of the said goods, wares, and
merchandise, or receive any other invoice of the same, I will immediately make the same known to the collector of this district.
SEC. 9. If upon the appraisal of imported goods, wares, and merhan- Appraisal of cerdise, it shall appear that the tine and actual market value and whole- tain goods, etc.,
sale price thereof, as provided by law, cannot be ascertained to the howto bede.
satisfaction of the appraiser, whether because such goods, wares, and
merchandise be consigned for sale by the manufacturer abroad to his
agent in the United States, or for any other reason, it shall then be
lawful to appraise the same by ascertaining the cost or value of the
materials composing such merchandise, at the time and place of manufacture, together with the expense of manufacturing, preparing, and
putting up such merchandise for shipment, and in no case shall the
value of such goods, wares, and merchandise be appraised at less than
the total cost or value thus ascertained.
SEC. 10. That all imported goods, wares, and merchandise which may Duties on goods,
be in the public stores or bonded warehouses on the day and year when wares, etc., in pubthis act hall go into effect, except as otherwise provided in this act, le tores n the
shall be subjected to no other duty upon the entry thereof for consump- into effect.
tion than if the same were imported respectively after that day; and
all goods, wares, and merchandise remaining in bonded warehouses on
o
in bond,
the day and year this act shall take effect, and upon which the duties ete.,dutiesrefund.shall have been paid, shall be entitled to a refund of the difference, be- ed, when.
tween the amount of duties paid and the amount of duties said goods,
wares, and merchandise would be subject to if the same were imported
respectively after that date.
SEC. 11. Nothing in this act shall in any way change or impair the Treaties with
force or effect of any treaty between the United States and any other foreign nations not
government, or any laws passed in pursuance of or for the execution of affected.
any such treaty, so long as such treaty shall remain in force in respect
of the subjects embraced in this act; bat whenever any such treaty, so
far as the same respects said subjects, shall expire or be otherwise terminated, the provisions of this act shall be in force in all respects in the

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same manner and to the same extent as if no such treaty had existed at
the time of the passage hereof.
SEC. 12. That in respect of all articles mentioned in Schedule E of
Act totake effect
June 1, 1883, on ar- section six of this act, this act shall take effect on and after the first day

icle8 in Schedule of June, anno Domini eighteen hundred and eighty three.
Accrued rights, SEC. 13. That the repeal of existing laws or modifications thereof embraced in this act shall not affect any act done, or any right accruing
etc., reserved.
or accrued, or any suit or proceeding had or commenced in any civil
cause, before the said repeal or modifications; but all rights and liabilities under said laws shall continue and may be enforced in the same
Right to or ten- manner as if said repeal or modifications had not been made, nor shall
ure of office not' said repeal or modifications in any manner affect the right to any office,
or change the term or tenure thereof. Any offenses committed, and all
affected.
penalties or forfeitures or liabilities incurred under any statute embraced
in or changed, modified, or repealed by this act may be prosecuted and
punished in the same manner and with the same effect as if this act had
Penalties, etc., not been passed. All acts of limitation, whether applicable to civil
causes and proceedings or to the prosecution of offenses or for the represerved.
covery of penalties or forfeitures embraced in or modified, changed or
repealed by this act, shall not be affected thereby; and all suits, proceedings, or prosecutions, whether civil or criminal, for causes arising
or acts done or committed prior to the passage of this act, may be commenced and prosecuted within the same time and with the same effect
as if this act had not been passed.
Approved March 3, 1883.

Mar. 3, 1883.

CHAP. 122--An set to confirm certain entries on the public lands.

Be it enacted by the Senate and Howse of Bpresentatiesof the United
Conrmations o States of America in Congressassembled, That in all cases where lands
certain entries on reduced in price to one dollar and twenty-five cents per acre by e act
the public lands, of June fifteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty, but which have not
21Stat., 237.
been offered at public sale at such reduced price, were inadvertently
sold at private entry by the officers of the Land Department between
the date of the passage of said act and the date of the receipt at the
local offices of.the instructions of the Commissioner of the General Land
Office relative thereto of October tenth, eighteen hundred and eightyone, the entries so inadvertently permitted to be made by innocent purchasers, and which are regular in all respects except as to time of entry,
shall be confirmed as of the dates of entry, respectively: Provided,however, That no valid adverse claim to any of such lands had attached
Proviso.
prior to the date of such entry:
Approved, March 3,1883.

Mar. 3, 1883.

Issue of moneyorders
without cor-

re s p o n ding advices, authorized,
known as "postal
note."
cents
Fee of for3 issue,
charged
etc.
Postal note payable to bearer.

CHAP. 123.-An act to modify the postal money-order system, and for other
purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
States of America in Congress assembled, That for the transmission of
small sums under five dollars through the mails the Postmaster-General
may authorize postmasters at money-order offices to issue money-orders,
without corresponding advices, on an engraved form to be prescribed
and furnished by him; and a money-order issued on such new form shall
be designated and known as a " postal note," and a fee of three cents
shall be charged for the issue thereof. Every postmaster who shall
issue a postal note, under the authorityof the Postmaster General, shall
make the same payable to bearer, when duly receipted, at any moneyorder office which the remitter thereof may select, and a postal note