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THE

UNITED STATES

LIBRARY CUSTOMS GUIDE;

BEING

A COMPILATION OF THE LAWS

RELATING TO THE REGISTRY, ENROLLMENT, AND LICENSING OF VESSELS; ENTRY AND CLEARANCE IN THE FOREIGN AND COASTING TRADE ; NAVIGATION; COMMERCIAL INTERCOURSE; SEAMEN

IN THE MERCHANT SERVICE ;

THE ENTRY OF MERCHANDISE

FOR CONSUMPTION AND FOR WAREHOUSING;

WITH

A TABLE OF DUTIES PAYABLE,

ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LATEST

DECISIONS; THE CARRIAGE OF PASSENGERS; THE FRONTIER
TRADE; OFFENSES AGAINST THE REVENUE ; REMISSION

OF FINES, PENALTIES, FORFEITURES, &c.;

WITH COPIOUS EXTRACTS FROM THE REGULATIONS OF THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT.

TO WHICH ARE ADDED

A SCHEDULE OF FEES PAYABLE AT THE CUSTOM HOUSES, AND TABLES OF FOREIGN WEIGHTS, MEASURES, AND MONEYS REDUCED

TO FEDERAL STANDARDS.

By R. S. S. ANDROS, LATE DEPUTY COLLECTOR OF THE CUSTOMS, BOSTON.

BOSTON:
PUBLISHED BY T. R. MARVIN.

NEW YORK: D. APPLETON & CO.

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Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1859, by

T. R. MARVIN, In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.

INDEX.

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APPEALS AND PROTESTS.

245

APPRAISEMENT

117

Value of imports to be ascertained by appraisement...... ............... 117

Certificate of one appraiser sufficient

...................... 117

In case there are no appraisers at the port..... ...................... 118

Appraisers must use all reasonable means to get value..................... 118

Appraisers may summon importer and others ....... ..................... 118

Importer may demand reappraisement......... ........................... 119

Other officers may act as appraisers

......................... 120

Secretary of Treasury may establish regulations..

........... 120

Number of packages in every invoice to be examined....

120

What is meant by period of exportation........

121

What must be regarded as principal markets...

122

What must be understood by the term “ country

................ 122

Actual examination must be made by appraisers, and how................. 122

Examination and appraisement at port of importation

123

Goods transported under bond, appraisement may be revised.

........ 123

Percentage advances and average valuations prohibited..

......... 123

Examination of articles not imported as merchandise......................

Appeal from decision of appraisers....

........................ 124

Merchant refusing to act as appraiser, penalty.

124

Compensation of merchant appraiser..

........................ 124

Appraisements legally made not to be reopened

125

No appeal being taken, decision of local appraisers final

125

Reappraisement, when demanded, to be immediate..

125

BAGGAGE OF PASSENGERS

127

BOUNTY AND DRAWBACK

257

Bounty on foreign sugar refined in United States....

257

Proceedings necessary to obtain same......

258

Inspection must be made by surveyor.

258

Weight to be ascertained and lading made under inspection

258

Exporter must make oath and give bond

258

Certificate of drawback, when payable..

259

What are considered "refined
sugars

259

Rate of drawback allowed..

259

Transportation from one district to another ....

260

Exportation to adjacent British Provinces...

260

Wh:n entry is not completed within time allowed

260

Bonds, how canceled and how executed

261

Bonds not canceled, when to be put in suit

261

Pickled fish, drawback on exportation ..

261

Rate of drawback on same

262

False entry, penalty for .......

262

BRITISH PROVINCES ADJACENT, exportation to..

251

BRITISH PROVINCES, reciprocal trade with

232

CARRIAGE OF PASSENGERS

266

Number according to tunnage and space

266

Provision respecting berths, &c....

268

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