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Treasury decisions under customs and other laws Volume 1

Treasury decisions under customs and other laws Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1869 Excerpt: ...Esq., St. Louis, Mo., April 4, 1868.) (74.).SITKA--MERCHANDISE FROM, SHIPPED AFTER RATIFICATION OF THE TREATY, ENTITLED TO FREE ENTRY. Merchandise (oil) shipped from Alaska after the ratification of the treaty with the United States, June 20, 1867, is entitled to entry free of duty.--Letter to Coll. at N Y., April 6, 1868.) (75.) DUTIABLE VALUE OF GOODS (WINES) SOLD AT AUCTION FROM BONDED STORE. On appraisement of goods (certain wines) made under Article 532 of the general regulations, and report that the invoice value represented the foreign market value at the period of exportation, the invoice Value must he taken as the basis for the assessment of duties, although when sold at auction from bonded store they bring a much less price. If the proceeds of such sale are insufficient to pay the duties, the importers are liable on their bond for the deficiency.--Letter to Coll., Boston, April 6 1868.) (76.) PEAS--DUTY 10 OR 30 PER CENT. AD VALOREM, ACCORDING TO THE USE FOR WHICH INTENDED. Peas, when sold or used for domestic purposes, are dutiable as "vegetables," &c, under section 19, Act of March 2, 1861, at 10 per cent, ad valorem. If intended for use as seed, they should be classed under the clause of section 8, of the Act of July 14, 1862, providing for "garden seed, and all other seeds for agricultural and horticultural purposes," a duty of 30 per cent, ad valorem. The use to which imported peas are to be applied is to be determined by the collector, according to instructions of May 8 and 10, 1867.--Letter to Coll., Buffalo, JSr. Y, April 6, 1868.) (77.) LOSS THROUGH NEGLECT OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYES. Under the decision of the courts, in no case is the Government held responsible for the loss of merchandise occasioned by the carelessne...