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Colcothar and Venetian Red are separate and distinct articles of commerce; colcothar being a dry oxide of iron pr chemical action (but not chemically pure), containing small quantities of lime, sulphuric acid, and sulphate of lime as while Venetian red is a native or prepared oxide of iron, ground with 25 to 40 per centum of whiting to make it : paint. Colcothar is much heavier and darker in colour than Venetian red, and of nearly triple its value in England. † See note to Ships' Equipments and Repairs.
Silk and cotton vestings so styled, but sold as a pure silk article, were found upon examination to contain a portion of cotton, and were properly classified under this provision as silk vestings, subject to a duty of 60 per cent. ad t