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1527 Books, engravings, photographs, Free..

Free..

Free.
etchings, bound or unbound, maps
and charts imported by authority
or for the use of the United States
or for the use of the Library of

Congress.
1528 Hydrographic charts and publica- | Free.

Free.

Free.
tions issued for their subscribers
or exchanges by scientific or liter-
ary associations or academies, and
publications of individuals for
gratuutous private circulation, not
advertising matter, and public
documents issued by foreign
Governments; books, maps,
music, engravings, photographs,
etchings, lithographic prints,
bound or unbound, and charts,
which have been printed more
than 20 years at the time of im-

portation.34
1529 Books and pamphlets printed Free..

Free..

Free.
wholly or chiefly in languages
other than English; books, pam-
phlets,35 and music, in raised
print, used exclusively by or for

the blind.
Braille tablets, cubarithms, special Free..

(36).

Free.
apparatus and objects serving to
teach the blind, including print-
ing apparatus, machines, presses,
and types for the use and benefit

of the blind exclusively.
1530 Any society or institution incor-

porated or established solely for
religious, philosophical, educa-
tional, scientific, or literary pur-
poses, or for the encouragement of
the fine arts, or any college, acad-
emy, school, or seminary of learn.
ing in the United States, or any
State or public library, may im-
port free of duty any book, map,
music, engraving,37 photograph,
etching, lithographic print, or
chart, forits own use or for the en-
couragement of the fine arts, and
not for sale, under such rules and
regulations as the Secretary of the

Treasury may prescribe.
1531 | Books, libraries, usual and reason-

Free...
Free..

Free.
able furniture, and similar house-
hold effects of persons or families
from foreign countries if actually
used abroad by them not less than
one year, and not intended for any
other person or persons, nor for

sale.
1532 Borax, crude or unmanufactured,88

Free.

2 cents per lb...... Free.
and borate of lime, borate of soda,
and other borate material, crude

and unmanufactured,39 n. s.p.f.
1533 Brass, old brass, clippings from brass Free.

Free.

Free.
or Dutch metal, all the foregoing,
fit only for remanufacture.

(1 cent per lb. and 10

per

cent. 40 1534 Brazilian or pichurim beans...... Free..

10 per cent. 40 Free 11

Free. 11 1535 Brazilian pebble, unwrought or un

Free.
Free..

Free. manufactured. 21 Provided, That where any such books have been rebound wholly or in part in leather within such period, the binding so placed upon such books shall be dutiable as provided in par. 1310. (Act of 1922.)

35 “ Pamphlets' added in act of 1922.
36 No corresponding classification in act of 1909.

87 « Engraving” added in acts of 1913 and 1922. Engravings for institutions or societies dutiable under act of 1909 (T. D.) at 25 per cent.

38 “Crude and unmanufactured” in act of 1913.
89 “Crude and unmanufactured” not in act of 1909.
40 If advanced in value by shredding, grinding, chipping, etc.
41 If not advanced in value by shredding, grinding, chipping, etc.

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per 100 lbs.17

Free.

25 per cent 43. 1536 Brick, n. s. p. 1.43.

10 per cent.13 35 per cent 44.

15 per cent.41 1537 Bristles, crude, not sorted, bunched, Free..

Free..

Free.
or prepared.
1538 Broom corn.

Free..
$3 per ton.

Free. 1539 Bullion, gold or silver.

Free..
Free.

Free. 1540 Burgundy pitch...

Free.
Free.

Free.
1541 Calcium:
Acetate 45

Free.
25 per cent.

Free.
Chloride, crude.

Free.
25 per cent.

Free.
Cyanamid or lime nitrogen.. Free.

Free..

Free.
Nitrate....

Free.
25 per cent.

Free. 1542 Linotype and all typesetting ma- Free.

30 per cent.

Freo.
chines, typewriters, and parts.
Shoe machinery, sand-blast ma- Free

45 per cent (n. e.)16. Free.
chines, sludge machines, and tar
and oil spreading machines used
in the construction and mainte-
nance of roads and in improving
them by the use of road preserva-

tives, and parts.
1543 Cement: Roman, Portland, and

18 cents Free.

Free. other hydraulic.

17 cents per 100 lbs.18 1544 Cerite or cerium ore...

Free.
Free...

Free.
Free..

Free. 1545 Chalk, crude, not ground, bolted, Free.

precipitated, or otherwise manu

factured. 1546 Chestnuts, crude.

Free

1 cent per lb.49. 1 cent per lb.49 Dried, baked, prepared, or pre- Free

1 cent per lb. and 20 per cent.50 served in any manner.

35 per cent.50
Marrons, crude.

Free...
Free..

Free.
Dried, baked, prepared, or pre-

Free..

1 cent per lb. and 20 per cent.50 served in any manner.

35 per cent.50 1547 Chromite or chrome ore..

Free
Free...

Free.
1548 Coal: 61
Anthracite..

Free.
Free..

Free.
Bituminous and shale..

Free.

45 cents per ton 52 Free. Slack, culm

Free.

15 cents per ton 62,53 Free.
Coke..

Free.
20 per cent.

Free.
Compositions used for fuel in which Free.

20 per cent.

Free.
coal or coal dust is the component
material of chief value, whether in

briquets or other form.
1549 Coal-tar products:
Acenaphthene, carbazole having | Free..

20 per cent.. 5 per cent.
a purity of less than 65 per cent,
cumene, cymene, fluorene, meth-
ylanthracene, methylnaphtha-

lene, pyridine. 13 Provided, That if any country, dependency, province, or other subdivision of government imposes a duty on such brick imported from the United States, an equal duty shall

be imposed upon such

brick coming into the United States from such country, dependency, province, or other subdivision of government. (Act of 1922.)

13 Not glazed, enameled, painted, vitrified, ornamented, or decorated in any manner.
41 If glazed, enameled, painted, vitrified, ornamented, or decorated in any manner.
45 Provided, That if any

country, dependency, province, or other subdivision of government imposes a duty on calcium acetate, when imported from the United States, an equal duty shall be imposed upon such article coming into the United States from such country, dependency, province, or other subdivision of government. (Act of 1922.).

4. Provided, however, That all * * * tar and oil spreading machines used in the construction and maintenance of roads and in improving them by the use of road

preservatives shall, if imported prior to January 1, 1911, be admitted free of duty.

In barrels, sacks, or other packages, including weight of barrel or package. 18 In bulk. 49 Nuts of all kinds, shelled or unshelled, n. s. p. f. 50 Comfits, sweetmeats. 61 Provided, That if any country, dependency, Province, or other subdivision of government imposes a duty on any'article specified in this paragraph, when imported from the United States, an equal duty shali be imposed upon such article coming into the United States from such country, dependency, province, or other subdivision of government. (Act of 1922.)

Provided further, That on all coal imported into the United States, which is afterwards used for fuel on board vessels propelled by steam and engaged in trade with foreign countries, or in trade between the Atlantic and Pacific ports of the United States, and which are registered under the laws of the United States, a drawback shall be allowed equal

to the duty imposed

by law upon such coal, and shall be paid under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury shall prescribe. (Act of 1909.)

63 of 28 bushels, 80 pounds to the bushel.
63 Such as will pass through a half-inch screen

: Provided, That the rate of 15 cents per ton herein designated for coal slack or culm” shall be held to apply to importations of coal slack or culm produced and screened in the ordinary way, as such, and so shipped from the mine.

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Coal-tar products-Continued.
Anthracene having a purity of less

Free.
than 30 per cent.
Anthracene oil..

Free.
Benzene, toluene, xylene.

Free.
Dead or creosote oil, naphthalene Free.

which after the removal of all
the water present has a solidify-
ing point less than 79° C.
Pitch of
Coal tar..

Free.
Blast-furnace tar, oil-gas tar, Free

water-gas tar.
Tar, crude
Coal..

Free.
Blast-furnace, oil-gas, water-gas.. Free.
All other distillates of any of these Free.

tars which on being subjected to
distillation yield in the portion
distilling below 190° C. a quan-
tity of tar acids less than 5 per
cent of the original distillate, all
mixtures of any of these distil-
lates and any of the foregoing
pitches, and all other materials
or products that are found nat-
urally in coal tar, whether pro-
duced or obtained from coal tar
or other source, and n.s. p. f. in
paragraph 27 or 28 of Title I of
this act.

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20 per cent.

Free.
(38).
15 per cent.

26 No corresponding classification.
54 All other products of coal tar, not colors or dyes and not medicinal, n. s. p. 1.

ACT OF 1916.

TITLE V. SEC. 500. That on and after the day following the passage of this Act, except as otherwise specially provided for in this title, there shall be levied, collected, and paid upon the articles named in this section when imported from any foreign country into the United States or into any of its possessions, except the Philippine Islands and the islands of Guam and Tutuila, the rates of duties which are prescribed in this title, namely:

FREE LIST.

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Group I. Acenaphthene, anthracene having a purity of less than twenty-five per centum, benzol, car. bazol having a purity of less than twenty-five per centum, cresol, cumol, fluorene, metacrésol having 8 purity of less than ninety per centum, methylanthracené, methylnaphthalene, naphthalene having a solidifying point less than seventy-nine degrees

centigrade, orthocresol having a purity of less than ninety per centum, paracresol having a purity of less than ninety per centum, pyridin, * * * toluol,

xylol

, crude coaltar, pitch of coaltar, dead or creosote oil, anthracene oil, all other distillates which on being subjected to distillation yield in the portion distilling below two hundred degrees centigrade a quantity of tar acids less than five per centum of the original distillate, and all other products that are found natu. rally in coaltar, whether produced or obtained from coal tar or other source, and not otherwise specially provided for in this title, shall be exempt from duty. Group II. * * carbazol having a purity of 25 per centum or more,

15 per centum ad valorem. * * (And 2} cents per pound).

ACT OF 1921.

TITLE V.-DYES AND CHEMICALS. SEC. 501. (a) That on and after the day following the enactment of this Act, for the period of three months, no sodium nitrite, no dyes or dyestuffs, including crude and intermediates, no product or products derived directly or indirectly from coal tar (including crudes, intermediates, finished or partly finished products, and mixtures and compounds of such coal-tar products), and no synthetic organic drugs or synthetic organic chemicals,a shall be admitted to entry or delivered from customs custody in the United States or in any of its possessions unless the Secretary determines that such

article or a satisfactory substitute therefor is not obtainable in the United States or in any of its possessions in sufficient quantities and on reasonable terms as to quality, price and delivery, and that such article in the quantity to be admitted is required for consumption by an actual consumer in the United States or in any of its possessions within six months after receipt of the merchandise.

(b) Upon the day following the enactment of this Act the War Trade Board Section of the Department of State shall cease to exist; all clerks and employees of such War Trade Board Section shall be transferred to and become clerks and employees of the Treasury Department and all books, documents, and other records relating to such dye and chemical import control of such War Trade Board Section shall become books, documents and records of the Treasury Department. All individual licenses issued by such War Trade Board Section prior to the enactment of this Act shall remain in effect during the period of their validity, and the importations under such licenses shall be permitted. All unexpended funds and appropriations for the use and maintenance of such War Trade Board Section shall become funds and appropriations available to be expended by the Secretary in the exercise of the power and authority conferred upon him by this section.

a Included synthetic organic drugs and chemicals not of coal-tar origin, and natural drugs and chemicals obtained also by synthesis. (T. D. 38799, July 21, 1921.)

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1550 Cobalt and cobalt ore....

Free.
Free.

Free. 1551 Cocoa or cacao beans.

Free
Free

Free. 1552 Coffee...

Free.
Free.

Free. 1553 Coins of gold, silver, copper, or other Free

Free.

Free.
metal.
1554 Coir, and coir yarn..

Free
Free

Free. 1555 Composition metal of which copper

Free
Free

Free.
is the component material of chief

value, n. s. p. f. 1556 Copper ore; regulus of, and black or Free..

Free..

Free.
coarse copper, and cement copper;
old copper, fit only for remanufac-
ture, copper scale, clippings from
new copper, and copper in plates,
bars, ingots, or pigs, not manufac-

tured or specially provided for.
1557 Copper sulphate or blue vitriol.. Free..

1 cent per lb.

Free.
Copper acetate and subacetate or

Free
Free

Free.
verdigris.
1558 Coral, marine, uncut, and unmanu- Free.

Free.

Free. factured. 1559 Cork wood, or cork bark, unmanu- Free...

Free..

Free.
factured.
Cork waste, shavings, and cork ref- Free...

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Free.
use of all kinds.
1560 Cotton and cotton waste.

Free.
Frce.

Free 56 1561 Cryolite, or kryolith..

Free.
Free.

Free. 1562 Metallic mineral substances in a

120 per cent.

10 per cent. crude state, and metals un

3 cents per lb. and

25 per cent.66 wrought, whether capable of being

25 per cent.56
wrought or not, n.s. p. f.
1563 Curry, and curry powder.

Free
Free.

Free. 1564 Cuttlefish bone...

Free
Free.

Free.
1565 | Cyanide:
Potassium

Free.
124 per cent.

Free.
Sodium.

Free.
25 per cent 57

Free.
All salts, mixtures, combinations, Free.

25 per cent 67 15 per cent.67 and compounds containing

cyanide, n. s. p. f. 1566 Glaziers' and engravers' diamonds,

Free.

Free. unset; miners' diamonds. 1567 Drugs such as barks, beans, berries, Free.

Free.

Free.
buds, bulbs, bulbous roots, ex-
crescences, fruits, flowers, dried
fibers, dried insects, grains, herbs,
leaves, lichens, mosses, logs, 68
roots, stems, vegetables, seeds
(aromatic, not garden seeds), seeds
of morbid growth, weeds, and all
other drugs of vegetable or animal
origin; all of the foregoing which
are natural and uncompounded
drugs and not edible, and n. s.p.f.,
and are in a crude state, not ad-
vanced in value or condition by
shredding, grinding, chipping,
crushing, or any other process or
treatment whatever beyond that
essential to the proper packing of
the drugs and the prevention of
decay or deterioration pending
manufacture: Provided, That no
article containing alcohol shall be
admitted free of duty under

this paragraph.
* No corresponding classification.

55 Emergency Tariff Act of 1921: Seven cents per pound imposed on cotton having a staple of 13 inches or more in length.

56 Barium, calcium, sodium, and potassium, and alloys of which said metals are the component material of chief value.

57 Chemical compounds, mixtures, and salts, n. s. p. f. 58“ Logs" not in act of 1909,.

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1568 Dyeing or tanning materials:
Fustic wood, hemlock bark, log- | Free..

Free.....

Free.
wood, mangrove bark, oak berk,
quebracho wood, wattle bark,
di vi-divi, myrobálans fruit, va
lonia, nutgalls or gall nuts, and
all articles of vegetable origin
used for dyeing, coloring, stain-
ing, or tanning, all the foregoing,
whether crude or advanced in
value or condition by shredding,
grinding, chipping, crushing, or
any similar process; all the fore-
going not containing alcohol and

n. s. p. f.
Sumac
Ground.
Free.

Free.

cent per lb.
Unground..

Free.
Free.

Free. 1569 Eggs of birds, fish, and insects (ex

Free.
Free.

Free.
cept fish roe for food purposes). 49
1570 Emery ore and corundum ore. Free..

Free.

Free.
Crude artificial abrasives.

Free.
10 per cent.

Free. 1571 Enfleurage greases, floral essences, Free.

Free.

20 per cent. and floral concretes. 60,61

Free.

Free. 1572 Fans, common palm-leaf, plain and

Free.
not ornamented or decorated in
any manner, and palm leaf in its
natural staté not colored, dyed, or
otherwise advanced or manu-

factured.
1573 Ferrous sulphate or copperas..

Free.

cent per lb. Free. 1574 Fibrin in all forms.

Free.
Free.

Free. 1575 Fish imported to be used for pur

Free.
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poses other than human consump-

tion.
1576 Fish skins, raw or salted 62.

Free.
Free.

Free. 1577 Flint, flints, and flint stones, un- Free.

Free.

Free.
ground.
1578 Fossils.

Free.
Free.

Free. 1579 Furs and fur skins, n. s. p. f., un- Free.

Free.

Free. dressed. 1580 Gloves made wholly or in chief value Free.

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Free.64 of leather made from hides of cattle

of the bovine species. 1581 Goldbeaters' molds and goldbeaters' Free.

Free.

Free. skins. 1582 Grasses and fibers: Istle or Tampico Free.

Free.

Free.
fiber, jute, jute butts, manila,
sisal, henequen, 65 sunn, and all
other textile grasses or fibrous
vegetable substances, not dressed
or manufactured in any manner,

and n. s. p. f.
1583 Guano, basic slag, ground or un- Free.

Free.

Free.
ground,manures, and all other sub-
stances used chiefly for fertilizer, 68

n. s.p. f.67
1584 Gums and resins:
Copal, dragon's blood, kauri.. Free.

Free.

Free.
Damar.
Free.

Free.
Advanced..

1 cent per lb. and

10 per cent.68 Not advanced.

Free. 26 No corresponding classification.

69 Provided, That the importation of eggs of wild birds is prohibited, except eggs of game birds imported for propagating purposes under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Agriculture, and specimens imported for scientific collections. (Act of 1922.)

Provided, however, That the importation of eggs of game birds or eggs of birds not used for food, except specimens for scientific collections, is prohibited: Provided further, That the importation of eggs of game birds for purposes of propagation is hereby authorized, under rules and regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury. (Acts of 1909 and 1913.)

60 “ Floral concretes” added in act of 1922. 61 Provided, That no article mixed or compounded or containing alcohol shall be exempted from duty under this paragraph. (Act of 1922.).

62 “Raw or salted” added in act of 1922.

63 Dutiable under pars. 453-459, inclusive, act of 1909, according to lengths and kind of leather.' (See pp. 118-119.) 64 Excepting calfskins, whether wholly or partly manufactured. 65“Henequen” added in act of 1922. 66 “Used only for manure” in acts of 1909 and 1913. 67 Provided, That no article specified by name in Title I shall be free of duty under this paragraph. 68 Provided, That no article containing alcohol, or in the preparation of which alcohol is used, shall be 'assified for duty under this paragraph.

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