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Treasury decisions under customs and other laws Volume 19

Treasury decisions under customs and other laws Volume 19

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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. 1887 Excerpt: ... are requested, however, to forward any authentic information they may receive, showing whether or not a proclamation might be proper, or that the circumstances have so changed as to demand a withdrawal of any privilege given in regard to the matter. IX. In case, after proclamation has been made by the President, nnder section 11, suspending the tax on vessels from any foreign port, customs officers learn that the fees or dues of any kind or nature imposed there, on vessels of the United States, or that the import or export duties on their cargoes are in excess of the fees, dues, or duties imposed on the vessels of the country in which such port is situated, or on the cargoes of such vessels, they will bring the fact, without delay, to the attention of the Bureau of Navigation. Special instructions will be given as to the other provisions of the act when necessary. C. S. FAIRCHILD, Acting Secretary. To Collectors Of Customs, Shipping Commissioners, And Others. (7595.) Artificial flowers made of gelatine--Not dutiable as gelatine. Treasury Department, June 22, 1886. Sir: The Department is in receipt of your letter of the 12th instant, transmitting the appeal (tU7 o) of Messrs. S. L. Prager & Co. from your assessment of duty at the rate of 50 per cent, ad valorem on certain paillets, or so-called gelatine, imported, per uSt, Laurent," February 13 last, and returned by the appraiser at your port as parts of artificial flowers, dutiable under T. I., new, 429. From the report of the appraiser and an inspection of the sample submitted, it appears that the article in question consists of sprays of ornamental work composed of gelatine and wire, and which assimilate in every respect to the "artificial and ornamental feathers and flowers" provided ...