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Treasury decisions under customs and other laws Volume 11

Treasury decisions under customs and other laws Volume 11

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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. 1879 Excerpt: ...11th instant, transmitting the appeal (8351 e) of Webster & Co. from your decision assessing duty at the rate of 25 per cent, ad valorem on certain kangaroo-skins, imported into your port per "Ardentinney" from Australia. It appears that the skins in question consist of two different kinds--one lot of twelve skins being tanned with the hair or fur on, and another of twenty-four skins tanned and dressed, but not finished. With regard to the lot first mentioned, which consists of fur-skins, the Department is of opinion that the claim of the appellants is correct, and that the same are dutiable at the rate of 20 per cent, ad valorem, under the provision (Heyl, 1301) for dressed furs on the skin. So far as the remaining skins are concerned, the Department is of opinion that they were properly classified under the provision (Heyl, 1321) "for all leather and skins tanned, not otherwise provided for," at a duty of 25 per cent, ad valorem. You will therefore adjust the entry accordingly. Very respectfully, By order: H. F. FRENCH, Assistant Secretary. Collector Of Customs, Boston, Mass. (3641.) Circular in regard to Telegraphing. Treasury Department, July 9, 1878. The following communication from the Postmaster General, prescribing rates to be paid by the Government for telegraphing, for the year ending June 30, 1879, is herewith published for the information of Officers of the Treasury Department, and others whom it may concern. JOHN B. HAWLEY, Acting Secretary. Hates of Pay for Communications by Telegraph, 1878-'79. Post Office Department, June 29,1878. Whereas, by the act of Congress approved July twenty-fourth, A. D. eighteen hundred and sixty-six, entitled "An act to aid in the construction of telegraph lines, and to secure to the G...