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duties demandable by law, and shall give a receipt for the sees Receipts, &c.
he shall receive, specifying the particulars, wbenever required
80 to do ; and in case of failure therein, shall forfeil and pay one 100 dolls. for.
bundred dollars, lo be recovered, with costs, in any proper court feit for failure
baving cognizance thereof, to the use of the informer; and if in relation to
any officer of the customs shall demand, or receive, any greater, 200' dolls. for-
or other, fee, compensation, or reward, for executing any duty feit for de-
or service required of bim by law, he shall forfeit and pay two manding, or
bundred dollars for each offence, recoverable, in manner a fore- receiving,
said, for the use of the party aggrieved. And if any inspector, other, fces,&c.
gauger, weigher, or measurer, shall receive any gratuity, fee, or Inspectors, &c.
reward, for any services performed by virtue of this aci, other receiving gra-
than is by law allowed, or if any gauger, weigher, or measurer, services in vir-
employed as such by the public, in the districts of Portsmouth, lue of this act,
Salem and Beverly, Bosion and Charlestown, Providence, New. Other than al-
York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Norfolk and Portsmouth, or in the districts
Charleston, shall gauge, weigh, or measure, any article or arti- mentioned,
cles, other than shall be directed by the proper officer, in order gaugers, &c.
to ascertain the duties to be received, or the drawbacks to be perform ser-
allowed thereon, or shall make a return of the weight, gauge, rected, they
or measure, of any inerchandise laden, or lo be laden, on board forfeit 50 dols.
any ship or vessel, for the benefit of drawback upon exporta- fence ; and, for

for the first of-
tion, without having actually weighed, gauged, or measured, the the second, 200
same, as the case may require, after such merchandise shall have dolls. dis-
been notified to the collector and entered for exportation, they charge, &c.
shall, for the first offence, forfeit and pay the sum of fifty dole 2035.
lars, and for the second offence shall for feil two hundred dollars,
and be discharged from the public service ; and if any inspector, Inspectors, &c.
or other officer of the cutoms, shall certify the shipment of any drawback, cer-
merchandise entitled to drawback on exportation, without having tifying without
duly inspected and examined the same, after he shall have re, inspection, &c.
ceived the peripit for lading such merchandise, or if the amount for the first of-

forfeit 50 dolls. of such drawback shall be estimated according 10 weight, gauge, fence, and, for or measure, until such merchandise shall be first weighed, gaug, the second, ed, or measured, as the case may require, he shall be subject io 200 dolls, dis

charge, &c. the like forfeitures, and be discharged from the public service. $ 74. That all duties and fees to be collected, shall be paya

Duties and ble in money of the United States, or in foreign gold and silver fees in money coins, at the following rates; that is to say: The gold coins of States, or for. Great Britain and Portugal, of the standard prior to ihe year one eign coins, at thousand seven hundred and ninety-two, at ihe rate of one hun- the rates men. dred cents for every twenty-seven grains of the actual weight Vol. i. p. 282, thereof; the gold coins of France, Spain, and the dominions of 820. Spain, of the standard prior to the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety.lwo, at the rate of one hundred cenis for every twenty-seven grains and two-fifths of a grain of the actual weight thereof; Spanish milled dollars, at the rate of one hundred cents for each dollar, the actual weight whereof shall not be less than seventeen pennyweights and seven grains, and in proportion for the parts of a dollar ; crowns of France, at the rate of one hundred and ten cents for each crown, the actual weight whereof shall not be less than eighteen penny

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weights and seventeen grains, and in proportion for the parts of Proviso; no a crown. Provided, That no foreign coins shall be receivable foreign coins which are not, by law, a tender for the payment of all debis, which are not, except in consequence of a proclamation of the president of the

United Siales, authorizing such foreign coins to be received in

payment of the duties and fees aforesaid. Drawback of § 75. That a drawback of duties, as prescribed by law, shall duties to be allowed on ex

be allowed and paid on all goods, wares, or merchandise, importation, &c. ported into the United States, in respect to all such goods, wares, Vol. jii. p.

and merchandise, whereupon the duties shall have been paid, or secured to be paid, as, within twelve callendar months afier pay.

ment made, or security given, shall be exported to any foreign to other than port or place, other than the doininions of any foreign state im. adjoining fo- mediately adjoining to the United States, either from the district reign domin- of original importation, or from certain other districts; and all Duties, draw. duties, drawbacks, and allowances, which shall be payable, or backs, &c. in allowable, on any specific quantity of goods, wares, or merchan. proportion,

dise, shall be deemed to apply in proportion to any greater or &c. Proviso; no

lesser quantity ; Provided, That no goods, wares, and mercbandrawback, un- dise, imported, shall be entiiled to a drawback of the duties paid, less the duties or to be secured, thereon, unless the duties, so paid or secured dolls. nor up thereon, shall amount to fifty dollars, at least, nor unless they less, &c.

shall be exported in the original casks, cases, chesis, boxes, trunks, or oiher packages, in which they were imported, without diminution or change of the articles which were therein contained at the time of importation, in quantity, quality, or value,

necessary or unavoidable wastage or damage only excepled; Proviso; ex. Provided always, That is shall be lawful for ilie exporter, or exporters of the porters, of any liquors in casks, coffee in casks, or other packationed, may all ges, cocoa in casks, or ollier packages, or any unrefined sugars, up casks, &c., to fill up the casks or packages out of other casks or packages out of other included in the same original importation, or into new casks or casks, &c.

packages corresponding therewith, to be marked and numbered as the original casks or packages, in case the original casks or packages shall, in the opinion of the officer appointed to exa

mine ihe same, be so injured as to be rendered unfit for exportProviso ; the ation, and in no other case : Provided further, Thai the filling filling up, to up, or change of package, be done under the inspection of å be, &c. done under the in. proper officer, appointed for that purpose by the collector and spection of a naval officer, where any, of the port or place from which such proper officer, liquors, coffee, or unrefined sugars, are intended to be exported; &c.

and the drawback on articles so filled up, or of which the pack

ages have been changed, shall not be allowed without euch inArticles im. spection. And where articles are imported in bulk, they shall ported in bulk; be exported in the packages, if any, in which they were landed; to be exported in the pack

for which purpose the officer delivering the same, shall relurn ages in which the packages they may be put into, if any, wiib their marks and they were numbers, and they shall not be entiiled io drawback, unless ex. landed, &c.

ported in such packages, which shall be deemed the packages

of original importations, nor unless they fully agree with the reIn case of Turn made by the said officer; and in respect to distilled spirits,

on distilled opic wines, or leas, the certificates issued by ihe inspector of the re

venue for such spirits, wines, or teas, shall be given up, and the rits, wines, or drawback shall not be allowed on any such spiriis, wines, or

leas, the cer

ficates to be leas, as do not agree, on examination, with the certificales so given up, &c given up.

$76. That in order to entitle the exporter or exporters of any Exporters, in goods, wares, or merchandise, 10 the benefit of the said draw. case of drawback, or allowances, be or she shall, previous 10 putting or lading 24 hours nothe same on board of any ship or vessel for exportation, give tice of intenlwenty-four hours' notice, at least, to the collector of the dis- tion, &c. trict from which the same are about to be exported, of his, her, or their, intention to export the same, (unless in the case of distilled spirits, when six hours' volice shall be deemed sufficient) Six hours” noand shall make entry, in writing, of the particulars thereof, and tice sufficier. of the casks, cases, chesis, boxes, and other packages, or parcels, tilled spirits. containing ibe same, or of which the same shall consist, and of Entry, &c. in their respective marks, numbers, and contents, and, if imported case of draw

. articles, ihe name of ihe ship or vessel, and master's name, in back. which the person or persons, for or by whom, and the place or places for which, they were imported, also the district into which the said goods, wares, or merchandise, were imported, if other than the districi from which they are intended to be exported : and the form of the said entry shall be as follows: Entry of mer- Form of the chandise intended to be exported by [here insert the name or entry in caso names] on board of ihe [insert the denomination and name of the of drawback. vessel] whereof [insert the name of the master] is master, for [insert the port or place to which destined] for the benefit of drawback, which were imported into the district of [insert the district of original importation) on the [insert the date of importation] by [insert the name of ihe importer] in the [insert the denomination and name of the vessel] frorn [insert the foreign port or place whence they were imported] and brought into the district on the [insert ihe date of the vessel's entry) in the [insert the denomination and name of the vessel and master) from [insert the port from whence they arrived.]

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Packages and contents.

Nett cost of ad valorem ar.

ticles, as having paid duties.

Tare and draft, as allowance

for leakage.

Weight or gauge.

Numbers.

Marks.

And, in respect to the said imported articles, proof shall be made, to the satisfaction of the collector and naval officer, where Proof, on oath,

as to importathere is any naval officer, by the oath of the person or persons tion, &c.

for expor

ence, &c.

(including the exporter or exporters) through whose hands the said articles shall have passed, according to the best of their knowledge and belief, respecting the due importation of ihe said arlicles according to law, and in conformity to such notice of their identity, and of the payment, or securing the payment, of the duties thereupon: Provided, That if, through actual sickness, or absence of the importer, or other person through whose hands the said goods, wares, or merchandise, intended to be so exported, may have passed, and not otherwise, the proof required' of them, or either of them, shall and may be accepted of

from their known agent, facior, or the person who usually transThe collector acis their business : and the said collector shall direct the surto direct the

veyor, where any, to inspect or cause to be inspected, the goods, surveyor toin.

wares, or merchandise, so notified for exportation, and if they spect goods, &c. notified shall be found to correspond fully with the notice and proof con

cerning the same, the said collector, together with the naval oftation, &c.

ficer, if any there be, shall grant a permit for lading the same on The collector, &c. to grant a

board of ihe ship or vessel named in such notice and entry, permit, &c. as aforesaid ; which lading shall be persormed under the superLading under intendence of the officer by whom the same shall have been so superintendo

inspected ; and the said exporter or exporters shall, likewise,

make oath that the said goods, so noticed for exportation, and laden Exporter to on board such ship or vessel, previous to the clearance thereof, or withmake oath,&c. in ten days after such clearance, are truly intended to be exported to

the place whereof notice shall have been given, and are not intended to be relanded within the United States, otherwise the said goods, wares, and merchandise, shall not be entitled to the benefit of draw back. And the form of the direction, to the surveyor of the port, where any, or to the officer who may inspect the said goods; and the perinil, sor lading the said goods for exportation,

shall be as follows: District of Form of the direction and

or will cause the articles specified in [insert the name of the perpermit, &c.

son making entry] eniry to be examined, and if sound to agree
exactly there with, will have them (weighed, gauged, or measur.
ed, as the case may require) and then permit ihe same to be la.
den on board the [insert the denomination and name of the ves.
sel, and the master's name) masier, for [insert the port of desti-
nation) for benefit of drawback- A B, collector, C D), na-
val officer.
To the surveyor of the port of

And in cases where the persons making entry, as aforesaid, are the persons by whom the goods, wares, or merchandise, intended 10 be exported, were originally imported into the United States,

the said entry shall, after the lading of the said goods, be verifi. Form of veri

ed in manner following, to wit: I insert the name) do solemnly, fying entry by sincerely and truly, swear, (or affirm,) that the articles specified in the original im- above, or annexed, entry, were imported by me, (or consigned to me, porter, &c.

as the case may be) in the [insert the denomination and name of the vessel] whereof (insert the name] was master, from [insert the name of the port or place where from] that they were duly entered by me at the customhouse of this port, and the duties paid, (or secured to paid thereon, as the case may be,) that they are the same in quantity, quality, package, (and value, if articles paying an ad valorem duly) as at the time of importation, necessary or una

", port of

The survey.

or

another

voidable wastage or damage only excepted, and are now actually la. den on board the [insert denomination and name of the vessel] whereof (insert the name] is master; and that they are truly intend. ed to be exported by me in the said vessel, 10 the port of [insert the name of the port or place) and are not intended to be relanded within the limits of the United States. So help me God. And the oath or affirmation to be taken by the importer, when goods are sold, to be exported by another person, shall be as follows: I [insert the name) do solemnly, sincerely, and truly, swear, (or af- porter's Oath

Form of imfirm,) that the articles specified in the above, or annexed, entry, as im- when goods ported by, (or consigned to me, as the case may be,) were truly be exported by imported by, or consigned to, me in the [insert denomination name of the vessel] whereof (insert the name] is master, from [in- son, &c.

persert the port or place] that they were duly entered by me ai the customhouse of —, and the duties thereon paid, (or secured to be paid, as the case may be,) that they were the same in quanlily, quality, package, necessary or unavoidable wastage or damage only excepled, (and value, if articles paying an ad valorem duty,) at the time of sale or delivery to [insert the name of the person or persons io whom sold or destined) as at the time of importation. So help me God. And the oath or affirmation to be taken, where goods are exported by a person other than the importer, shall be as follows: İ [insert the name] do solemnly, sincerely, and truly, Form of oath, swear, (or affirm,) that the articles specified in the above, or annexed, in case of exentry, were purchased by me, of [insert the same of the person or portation by a persons from wliom purchased] that they are now actually laden person other

than the imon board of the [inseri the denomination and name of the vessel]

porter. whereof (insert the name) is master, and were, at the time of such lading, and are now, the same in quantity, quality, package, necessary or unavoidable wastage or damage only excepted, (and value, of articles paying an ad valorem dury,) as at ihe lime of purchase, that they are truly intended to be exported by me, in the said vessel, to the port of [insert the name of the port or place) and are not intended to be relanded within the limits of the United States. So help me God. And the oath or affirmation to be taken by any other person than the importer or exporter of merchandise, who may bave bought and sold the same, or in whose possession the same may bave been, shall be as follows : 1 [insert the name) do so. Form of the lemnly, sincerely, and truly, swear, (or affirm,) that the articles of oath of person, merchandise, specified in this entry, were purchased by me, from [in- other than the

importer or sert the name of the person from whom purchased) and were sold

exporter, &c. by me to [insert the name of the person to whom sold) and that they were not, to the best of my knowledge or belief, altered, or in any respect changed, in quantily, quality, value, or package, necessary or unavoidable wastage or damage only excepted, while in my possession, or from the time of said purchase until the time of said sale. So help me God.

$ 77. That the districts from which goods, wares, or mer- Exportations chandise, inay be exported, subject to drawback, bé only the for drawback districts of original importation, and those ports at which vessels from district of from the Cape of Good Hope, or from any place beyond the original imsame, are permitted to make entry: Provided, nevertheless, That portation, such goods, wares, or merchandise, as are imported into a dig- and, &c.

Goods exported, in case of

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