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TARIFE

OR

RATES OF DUTIES

PAYABLE ON

GOODS, WARES, AND MERCHANDISE,

IMPORTED INTO

The United States of America,

FROM AND AFTER

THE FIRST DAY OF DECEMBER, 1846,

IN CONFORMITY WITH THE ACT OF CONGRESS, APPROVED JULY 30, 1846.

ALSO, CONTAINING ALL THE

RECENT CIRCULARS AND DECISIONS OF TIE TREASURY DEPARTMENT,

RELATING TO COMMERCE AND THE REVENUE.

TABLES OF FOREIGN WEIGHTS, MEASURES, CURRENCIES, &C.,

REDUCED TO THE UNITED STATES STANDARD.

ARRANGED BY

E. D. OGDEN,

ENTRY CLERK, CUSTOM-HOUSE, PORT OF NEW-YORK.

FOURTH EDITION.

NEW YORK:
PUBLISHED BY RICH & LOUTREL, No. 61 WILLIAM STREET.

SOLD BY ALL BOOKSELLERS AND STATIONERS IN THE UNITED STATES.

1855.

DISCARDED

KF 2295

TABLE OF CONTENTS & INDEX.

PAGE.

PAGE.

Tariff Act 30th July, 1846...--- 5 Bremen pounds reduced to U. S.

Do. alphabetical arrange- pounds..

84

ment of....

13 Amsterdam pounds reduced to U.

Warehousing Bill, August, 1846 57 S. pounds ...

84

Warehousing Extension Act, Netherland pounds reduced to U.

March 28th, 1854 ...
60 S. pounds....

84

Treasury Circular respecting Hamburg pounds reduced to U.

Warehousing Extension Act,

S. pounds.

84

March 30, 1854.

63 List of miscellaneous foreign

Sterling money reduced to U. S. weights and measures...

85

currency, custom-house value 66 Rates of foreign currency as fixed

Francs reduced to U. S. curren-

by law..

86

cy, custom-house value.... 71 Rates of foreign currency by

Bremen Rix Dollars reduced to

usage.--

87

U. S. currency, custom-house Table of foreign weights and

value....

73 measures, reduced to U. S.

Spanish pounds reduced to pounds standard

Avoirdupois

75 List of collection districts..... 90

Prussian Rix Dollars reduced to Table of tares by law and custom 91

U. S. currency, custom-house Information for shipmasters ....

94

value.

76 Passenger Act, March 3d. 1855. 95

Spanish Arrobas reduced to U. Reciprocal treaties..

102

S. pounds ---

77 Vessels of nations paying dis-

Austrian pounds reduced to U.

criminating duties..

106

S. pounds....

78

Extracts of laws relative to ves-

Antwerp pounds reduced to U. sels in foreign trade..... 106

S. pounds...

78 Act to regulate the importation

Tons reduced to pounds..
79 of brandy

109

Cwts. reduced to pounds... 80 Extracts of laws relative to in-

Quarters reduced to pounds.... 81

voices

110

French Killograms reduced to U. General information relative to
S. pounds ....

82 penal duty, addition to entry,
French Liters reduced to U.S. pts. 82 allowances, bottles containing
Portuguese Arrobas reduced to wine, Chihuahua, discounts,
-U. S. pounds.....

drugs, fees, insurance, distilled

French feet reduced to U, S. feet 83 spirits, beer, &c....

111

83

TABLE OF CONTENTS AND INDEX.

iii.

PAGE.

PAGE.

ERRATA.
Page 85. Salt should read, 1 barrel equal to 31 bushels.

85. Oils should read, 1 gallon equal to- -pounds.
" 87. Table (Alexandria) i oke 400 drams 16 carats each should

read, 42; ounces.
89. Table (Netherlands) mudde of zak should read, 2.84 bushels.
89. Table (Portugal) 4 arrobas of 32 pounds (1 quintal) should

read, 128 pounds.

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