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PART I.

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Subsequent Enactments.

21. Act Jan. 8, 1874. Consul-General in Egypt,

22. March 24, Export warehouses for rice,

23. April 17, Enrolment and license of certain vessels,

24. May 9, Duty on fruits,

25. June 3, Amendment of Duty Act of March 3, 1873,

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9, Operations of Shipping Commissioners' Act,

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18, Exempting from duty articles for International Exposition of 1876,

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To amend Customs Revenue Laws and repeal moieties,

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Exempting from duty goods taken from certain wrecks,

30.

Jan. 22, 1875. To amend Customs Revenue Act of June 22, 1874,

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29, To make Patchogue port of delivery,

32. Feb. 8, To amend Customs and Internal Revenue Laws,

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18, To correct errors in Revised Statutes,

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To protect sinking fund and provide for government exigencies,

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To restrict refunding of duties, .

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Feb. 18, 1876. Changing certain consulates,

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March 14,

Giving privileges of Immediate Transportation Laws to Genesee

district,

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1, Providing for separate entry of packages of one importation,

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June 20, Execution of custom house bonds,

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Making Cheboygan port of delivery,.

41. " July 12, Exempting certain Western river vessels, entries, etc.,

42. Aug. 14, Making St. Paul port of appraisal,

43.

To punish counterfeiting of trade-marks, .

44.

15, Relating to Hawaiian treaty,

45. Feb. 27, 1877. To perfect Revision of Statutes,

46. “ May 25, 1878. To give privileges of Immediate Transportation Laws to Bath,

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4, Requiring consuls to furnish price lists, etc.,

6, Exempting from duty goods for exhibition by societies, :

49. Feb. 28, 1879. Extending the port of New York,

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March 1,

To amend Internal Revenue Laws,

51.

3, Relating to printed matter received throngh foreign mails,

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June 30,

To exempt certain vessels from enrolment, etc.,

53. July 1, To exempt quinine from duty,

54. March 10, 1880. To amend Section 3020 of the Revised Statutes,

55. April 1, Relating to International Sheep and Wool Show,

56. May 27, To amend Sections 2552-3 of the Revised Statutes, .

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57. Act May 28, 1880. To amend Internal Revenue Laws,

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June 10,

To amend Immediate Transportation Laws,

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59.

14,

Further to amend Immediate Transportation Laws,

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Relating to duty on certain hoops, etc.,

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61. March 3, 1881. Relating to registration of trade-marks,

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62. April 7, 1882. To exempt from duty goods for Denver Exhibition,

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25, To amend Section 3056 of the Revised Statutes relating to warrants, 130

64. May

6, To repeal discriminating duties on imports from beyond the Cape

of Good Hope,

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65. June 28,

To exempt from duty goods for Art and Industry Exhibition at

Boston,

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66. Aug. 5, Relating to registration of trade-marks,

131

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7, To correct error in Section 2504 Revised Statutes,

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68.

8, To repeal part of Section 3385 Revised Statutes,

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69. Dec. 23, Relating to repeal of certain discriminating duties, .

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70. Jan. 9, 1883. Tax on Perique tobacco,

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71.

Relating to grinding of Canadian grain in U. Š.,

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72.

13, Relating to exportation of tobacco, etc.,

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73.

Feb., 10, To encourage World's Cotton Centennial Exposition,

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74.

17, Relating to free entry of monument to Washington,

135

26, Relating to free entry of articles for Franklin Institute Electricity

Exposition,

135

76.

Relating to termination of Washington treaty;

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77.

Relating to importation of spurious teas,

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Relating to free entry of articles for Denver Exhibition,

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79.

Relating to free entry of articles for Louisville Exhibition,

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80. Hawaiian treaty proclamation,

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81. Index to Part I.,

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1. Table of tares,

2. Table of U. S. coins, their weight, value, etc.,

3. Treasury regulations as to moneys receivable,

4. Table of foreign moneys of account and their values,

5. Table of weight, fineness, and value of foreign coins,

6. Regulations as to invoice currencies,

7. Table of equivalents, sterling money of Great Britain,:

8. Table of equivalents, francs, pesetas, drachms, and liras,

9. Table of equivalents, German marks,

10. Table of equivalents, Swedish and Norwegian crowns,

11. Table of equivalents, pesos of Chili,

12. Table of equivalents, Turkish piastres,

13. Table of equivalents, Egyptian pounds,

14. Table of percentage of wools on the skins,

15. Table of prices per cwt. reduced to prices per lb.,

16. Table of tons, cwts., and quarters reduced to lbs.,

17. Table of French kilogrammes reduced to lbs. avoirdupois,

18. French litres reduced to wine-quarts,

19. Table of Castilian libras reduced to lbs. avoirdupois,

20. Table of arrobas of Spain and Buenos Ayres reduced to lbs.,

21. Table of arrobas of Portugal and Brazil reduced to lbs.,

22. Table of duties on glass,

23. Arithmetical examples illustrating table of rules for reducing lineal yards, metres, etc.,

to square yards,

24. Table of rules for reducing lineal yards, metres, etc., to square yards by fractions,

25. Table of lineal yards reduced to square yards,

26. Table of lineal metres (width in centimetres) reduced to square yards,

27. Table of lineal metres (width in inches) reduced to square yards,

28. Table of weights per lineal yard, metre, and aune to equal 4 ounces per square yard,

29. Table of French centimetres reduced to inches,

EXTRACTS

FROM THE

CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES, AND DIGEST OF STATUTES ENACTED PRIOR

TO DECEMBER 1, 1873.

EXTRACTS FROM ARTICLE I. OF THE CONSTITUTION.

$ 8. The Congress shall have power

To lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts, and excises ; to pay the debts and provide for the common defence and general welfare of the United States ; but all duties, imposts, and excises, sball be uniform throughout the United States :..

To regulate commerce with foreign nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian tribes :

To establish a uniform rule of naturalization, and uniform laws on the subject of bankruptcies throughout the United States :

To coin money, regulate the value thereof, and of foreign coin, and fix the standard of weights and measures :

To provide for the punishment of counterfeiting the securities and current coin of the United States :

To make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into execution the foregoing powers, and all other powers vested by this Constitution in the government of the United States, or in any department or officer thereof.

$ 9. No tax or duty shall be laid on articles exported from any State. No preference shall be given by any regulation of commerce or revenue to the ports of one State over those of another; nor shall vessels bound to, or from, one State be obliged to enter, clear, or pay duties in another.

§ 10. No State shall enter into any treaty, alliance, or confederation; grant letters of marque and reprisal; coin money; emit bills of credit; make any. thing but gold and silver coin a tender in payment of debts; pass any bill of attainder, ex post facto law, or law impairing the obligation of contracts, or grant any title of nobility.

No State sball, without the consent of the Congress, lay any imposts or duties on imports or exports, except what may be absolutely necessary for executing its inspection laws; and the net produce of all duties and imposts, laid by any State on imports or exports, shall be for the use of the treasury of the United States; and all such laws shall be subject to the revision and control of the Congress. No State shall, without the consent of Congress, lay any duty of tonnage, keep troops, or ships of war, in time of peace, enter into any agreement or compact with another State, or with a foreign power, or engage in war, unless actually invaded, or in such imminent danger as will not admit of delay.

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