Special Report on the Customs-tariff Legislation of the United States: With Appendixes

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Página xv - June in wrestling with the details involved in writing bills "for laying a duty on goods, wares and merchandises imported into the United States" and for imposing duties on tonnage.
Página lxxxvi - An act to alter and amend the several acts imposing duties on imports," approved on the fourteenth day of July, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two, are unauthorized by the Constitution of the United States, and violate the true meaning and intent thereof, and are null, void, and no law, nor binding upon this State, its officers or citizens...
Página cxxii - I appeal to all loyal citizens to favor, facilitate, and aid this effort to maintain the honor, the integrity, and the existence of our National Union, and the perpetuity of popular government; and to redress wrongs already long enough endured.
Página cxxii - An act to provide increased revenue from imports to pay interest on the public debt, and for other purposes.
Página xviii - The embarrassments which have obstructed the progress of our external trade, have led to serious reflections on the necessity of enlarging the sphere of our domestic commerce. The restrictive regulations, which, in foreign markets abridge the vent of the increasing surplus of our agricultural produce, serve to beget an earnest desire, that a more extensive demand for that surplus may be created at home...
Página cxxix - Means, by unanimous consent, reported a bill "increasing temporarily the duties on imports and for other purposes ; " which was read a first and second time, referred to the Committee of the Whole, and made the special order for...
Página cxcvi - But if any provide not for his own, and especially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.
Página xix - This idea of an extensive domestic market for the surplus produce of the soil, is of the first consequence. It is, of all things, that which most effectually conduces to a flourishing state of agriculture.
Página lxxxix - An act to provide revenue from imports, and to change and modify existing laws imposing duties on imports, and for other purposes...
Página lviii - Considering a monopoly of the domestic market to its own manufacturers as the reigning policy of manufacturing nations, a similar policy, on the part of the United States, in every proper instance, is dictated, it might almost be said, by the principles of distributive justice; certainly, by the duty of endeavoring to secure to their own citizens a reciprocity of advantages.

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