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ford or the town of Cambridge, be by him provided and kept for (as the case may be,) an account that purpose, the several accounts in writing, signed with their names of the quantities and prices of corn respectively, of the amount of each returned to him by such persons and every parcel of each respec- respectively as aforesaid ; and every tive sort of British corn so by such inspector of corn returns for them respectively bought during the city of London, the city of the week ending on and including Oxford, and the town of Camthe day next preceding such first bridge, and every officer of excise market day as aforesaid, with the acting as inspector of corn returns, price thereof, and by what weight and every such continuing inspecor measure the same was so bought tor of corn returns as aforesaid, by them, with the names of the for any of the several other cities sellers of each of the said parcels and towns enumerated in the said respectively, with the names of schedule, shall in each and every the person or persons if any, other week return to the comptroller of than the person making such re corn returns an account of the turn, for or on account of whom weekly quantities and prices of the same was so bought and sold; the several sorts of British corn and it shall be lawful for any such sold in the city of London, or in officer of excise acting as inspector the city or town for which he of corn returns, or any such con shall be or act as inspector, accordtinuing inspector of corn returns ing to the returns so made to him as aforesaid, to deliver to any per as aforesaid, and in such form as son making or tendering any such shall be from time to time prereturn a notice in writing requir- scribed and directed by the said ing him or her to declare and set comptroller of corn returns; and forth where and by whom and in the said returns shall be so made what manner any such British to the said comptroller by the incorn was delivered to him or her; spector of corn returns for the and every person to whom any city of London on Friday in each such notice shall be so delivered week, and by the respective inshall and he or she is hereby re spectors of corn returns for the quired to comply therewith, and city of Oxford and the town of to declare and set forth in such his Cambridge, and by the respective or her return, or in a separate officers of excise acting as inspectors statement in writing, the several of corn returns, and by the respective particulars aforesaid.
continuing inspectors of corn reXXVI. And be it enacted, That turns, for the several other cities the inspector of corn returns for and towns aforesaid, within three the city of London, the city of days next after the first market Oxford, and the town of Cam- day holden in each and every
week bridge and every officer of excise in any such city or town. acting as inspector of corn returns
XXVIII. And be it enacted, That for the several other cities and the average prices of all British corn, towns aforesaid, and every such by which the rate and amount of continuing inspector of corn re the said duties shall be regulated, turns for any of such other cities shall be made up and computed or towns as aforesaid, shall duly on Thursday in cach and every and regularly enter in a book, to week, in manner following; (that
is to say), the said comptroller of average prices of British corn at corn returns shall on such Thurs the time of the entry for home day in each week, from such re consumption of any corn, grain, turns as shall be received by him meal, or four chargeable with any during the week next preceding, such duty, as such aggregate aveending on and including the Sa- rage prices shall appear and be turday in such preceding week, stated in the last of such certifiadd together the total quantities cates as aforesaid, which shall have of each sort of British corn respec been received as aforesaid by the tively appearing by such returns collector or other chief officer of to have been sold, and the total customs at such port; and the rale prices for which the same shall and amount of the duties to be thereby appear to have been sold, paid under the provisions of this and shall divide the amount of act shall from to time be resuch total prices respectively by gulated and governed in the Isle the amount of such total quanti. of Man by the agregate average ties of each sort of British corn prices of British corn at the time respectively, and the sum produced of the importation into the Isle of thereby shall be added to the sums Man of any corn, grain, meal, or in like manner produced in the flour chargeable with any such five weeks immediately preceding duty, as such aggregate average the same, and the amount of such prices shall appear and be stated sums so added shall be divided by in the last of such certificates as six, and the sum thereby given aforesaid which shall have been shall be deemed and taken to be received as aforesaid by the colthe aggregate average price of each lector or other chief officer of cussuch sort of British corn respec. toms at the Port of Douglas. tively, for the purpose of regulat XXXV. And be it enacted, That. ing and ascertaining the rate and the inspectors of corn returns for amount of the said duties; and the city of Oxford and the town the said comptroller of corn re of Cambridge respectively, and turns shall cause such aggregate each and every officer of excise weekly averages to be published acting as inspector of corn returns, in the next succeeding Gazette, and each and every such continuand shall on Thursday in eaching inspector of corn returns as week transmit a certificate of such aforesaid for any city or town aggregate average prices of each other than the city of London, sort of British corn to the collector shall and he is hereby required, on or other chief officer of the cus each and every market day, to put toms at cach of the several ports up or cause to be put up in the of the United Kingdom, and to market place of the city or town the collector or other chief officer for which he shall act as inspector, of the customs at the port of or if there shall be no market place Douglas in the Isle of Man; and in such city or town then in some the rate and amount of the du- other conspicuous place therein ties to be paid under the provisions near to where the corn market is of this act shall from time to time usually held, a copy of the last be regulated and governed at each return made by him to the compof the ports of the United King- troller of corn returns, omiiting dom respectively by the aggregate the names of the parties who may
have sold and bought the said or any other cause have been recorn ;
such officer or in moved, and shall take due care spector shall also again put up such that the same shall remain up for account on the market day imme. public inspection until a new acdiately following that on which count for the ensuing week shall it shall first have been put up, in have been repared and set up. case the same shall from accident
TABLE OF DUTIES TO WHICH THE ACT REFERS.
£ 8. d. 32s. and under 33s.
0 6 0 Whenever the average price
33s. and under 348.
0 5 0 of Wheat, made up and pub
34s, and under 358.
0 4 0 35s. and under 36s.
0 3 0 lished in the manner re
36s. and under 378.
0 2 0 quired by law, shall be for
37s, and upwards .
0 1_0 every quarter
£ s. d. Under 50s., the Duty shall be
Oats. for every quarter
1 0 0 518. and under 52s.
0 19 0 Whenever the average price 52s, and under 558,
.0 18 0
of Oats, made up and pub55s. and under 56s.
.0 17 0 56s. and under 57s.
0 16 0
lisbed in the mapper re578. and under 58s.
0 15 0 quired by law, shall be for 58s. and under 598.
0 14 0
£ s. d. 59s, and under 60s.
.0 13 0 60s. and under 618.
Under 198., the Duty shall be
0 80 61s. and under 62s.
0 7 0 628. and under 63s.
0 10 0
0 6 0 63s, and under 64s.
238, and under 24s. 64s, and under 658.
0 8 0
0 4 0 65s, and under 66s.
0 7 0
0 3 0 66s, and under 69s.
0 6 0
0 0 69s. and under 70s.
0 5 0
0 1 0 70s, and under 718.
0 4 0 718, and under 72s.
0 3 0 72s, and under 73s.
0 2 0
Rye, PEASE, AND BEANS. 73s. and upwards.
Whenever the average price
of Rye, or of Pease, or of Whenever the average price of
Beans, made up and pubBarley, made up and pub
lished in the manner re. lished in the manner re
quired by law, shall be for quired by law, shall be for
every Quarter every Quarter
£ s. d.
Under 30s., the duty shall be Under 26s., the Duty shall be
for every quarter for every quarter
0110 30s. and under 33s. 26s. and under 27s.
0 10 0 338. and under 348. 27s. and under 30s.
0 90 348. and under 358. 30s. and under 318.
0 8 0 358, and under 36s. 31s. and under 32s.
0 7 0 36s, and under 378,
WHEAT MEAL AND FLOUR, For every barrel, being one hundred and ninety-six pounds, A Duty equal in amount to the
Duty payable on thirty-eight and a half gallons of Wheat.
BARLEY. Whenever the average price
of Barley, made up and published in the manner required by law, shall be for every Quarter
£ s. d. Under 28s., the Duty shall be for every quarter
0 2 6 28s, and under 29s.
0 2 0 298, and under 30s. .
0 1 308. and under 31s.
0 1 0 31s. and upwards.
0 0 6
of Oats, made up and pub-
£ s. d. Under 22s., the Duty shall be for every quarter
2 6 228. and under 238. •
0 23s. and upwards .
Duty payable on a quarter of
Maize or INDIAN Corn, Buck Wheat,
BEAR OR BIGG.
Duty payable on a quarter of
SCHEDULE OF CITIES AND TOWNS TO WHICH
THE ACT REFERS.
DORSETSHIRE • Kidderminster.
Wold. Tewkesbury. • Cheltenham,
Callington. • Liskeard. * St. Columb. Blandford. Bridport. Dorchester. Sherborne. Shaftesbury. Wareham. • Poole,