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Unbleached, and uncoloured, (sec


3 pound] 3.3 cotton twist, &c.)



2.2 Veils, lace, of thread or silk, 71-28 1-4 Coal, (heaped)

5 bushel 5.5 Umbrellas, 30 33 Copperas,

100 cwt. Vellum,

130 33 Copper, rods, bolts, spikes, or Watches, all kinds of, and parts of 7 1-2814 nails,

4 pound 4.4 Wire, brass

20 22 Composition, rods, bolts, spikes,

120 Wares, of all kinds, gilt,

or nails,


4.4 20 22 plated

5 Coffee,

5.5 20 japanned 22 Cotton,


3.3 Woollen manufactures of all de



3.3 scriptions, or of which wool is

Champaign, (see wines) the material of chief value, until

Candy, sugar

12 pound 13.2 the 30th of June, 1819, 25 27 1-2 | Cigars,

|250 thous. 275 after that day 20 per cent. ex

Clayed, white or powdered su

gar, cepting blankets, woollen rugs,


4 pound worsted, and stuff goods.

Children, shoes and slippers for 15 pair 16.5 Washes,

30 33 Duck, Russia, not exceeding Wafers,


52 archeens, each piece, 200 piece 220 Wares, cabinet

Duck, Ravens, not exceeding Wood, all manufactures of 30

52 archeens, each piece,


137.5 Wool, stockirgs of

20 22 Duck, Holland, not exceeding

30 33 52 archeens, each piece, 1250 Walking sticks,

275 Whips, 130 33 Figs,

3 pound 3.3 Ware, china

20 122 Fish, foreign caught, 100 quintal 110 earthen

20 22

150 barrel 165 stone

120 22

220 Yarn,(see cotton manufactures,&e.)

all other pickled 100

110 Fayal, (see wines)

Glass bottles, black quart, 144 gross 158.4

Glass, window, not above 8
Importations in inches by 10,

1250 100 sq.ft. 275

Glass window, not bovel C Of articles subject to specific Amer.

inches by 12,

275 302.5 rates of duty.

Glass, window, above 10 inches
Cts. Per Cts. by 12,


(357.5 Ale, in bottles, 15 gallon 16.5 Glue,

5 pound 5.5 otherwise than in bottles, 10 11 Gunpowder,


8.8 Allum,

cwt. 110 Gunpowder, and

see teas, Almonds,

3 pound 3.3 Gomee, Anchors,

cwt. 165

150 cwt. 165 Beer, in bottles,

15 gallon 16.5 Hoops, sheets and rods, iron in 250 275 otherwise than in bottles, 10

11 Hyson, (see teas) Bottles, black glass quart, 144 gross 158.4

Holland, (see duck) Boots,

150 pair 165 Iron, or steel wire, not exceed. Bristles, 3 pound 3.3 ing No. 18,

5 pound 5.5 Iron, or steel wire, ovo No.18, 9

9.9 iron in, excepting iron Bars, manufactured by roll

in bars or bolts, except
45 cwt. 49.5 manufactured by rolling, 45



275 Bars, 2 iron in, when manufac

Iron, in sheets, rods, or hoops, 250 Bolts, tured by rolling, 150

in bars or bolts, when ma

1 pound Bars, lead in

nufactured by rolling, 150

1165 Bolts, copper

4.4 | Indigo,

15 pound 16.5 composition


4.4 Imperial, (see teas) Bohea, (see teas)

Lead, in pigs, bars, or sheets, 1

1.1 Brown sugar,

manufactured into shot, 2

2.2 Burgundy, (see wines)

red or white, dry, or Cards, playing 30 pack | 33

3 ground in oil,

3.5 Cables,

3 pound
3.3 | Lisbon, (see wines)

Cordage, tarred

11 3.3 | Lump sugar, 3 4 4.4

12 Cordage, untarred

13.2 yarns,


4.4 Manufactures of iron into bars
4.4' or bolts, by rolling,


cwt. 165 4 packthread, 4.4 Manufacture of lead into shot,


2 pound seines,


4.4 Maderia, (see wines) Candles, tallow

3.3 Mace,


110 6 6.6 Muscatel raisins,


3.3 spermaceti


6.6 Manufactured tobacco, other Chinese cassia,

6.6 than snuff and segars,


11 Cinnamon,

27.5 || Molasses,

5 gallon 5.5 Cloves,

27.5 || Nails, copper

4 pound Cheese,





Bolts, Sing,


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3 pound
3.3 Sheets, lead in

1 pound. 1.1 Nutmegs,


20 5.5611 22 Ochre, dry

1.1 Spermaceti oil,

25 gallon 27.5 Ochre, in oil,

1.65 Tarred cordage,

3 pound 3.3 Oil, spermaceti of foreign fish



1.1 ing; 25 gallon 27.5 Tallow candles,


3.3 Oil, whale or other fish oil of

Teas from China, foreign fishing,

16.5 Bohea,

12 Olive oil, in casks,

27.5 Souchong and other black, 25

34 Oporto, (see wines)

Imperial, gunpowder and
Playing cards,

30 pack


68 Pepper,

8 pound
8.8 Hyson and young lyson, 40

56 Pimento,

6.6 Hyson skin & other green, 28

38 Plumbs,


3.3 from any other place than Prunes,


Pack thread, (see cordage)



15.4 Pickled, (see fish)

Souchong and other black, 34

37.4 Portugal, (see wines)

Imperial, gunpowder and
Porter in bottles,

15 gallon 16.5


74.8 otherwise than in bottles, 10

Hyson and young hyson, 56

61.6 Paris, white

1 pound
Hyson skin & other green, 38

41.8 Pigs, lead in

1.1 Tobacco, manufactured, other Red lead, dry or ground in oil, 3

than snuff and segars, 10

11 Raisins, muscatel

3.3 Twines, (see cordage) in jars,

3.3 || Teneriff, (see wines) in boxes,

3.3 || Tokay, (see wines) all kinds of

2.2 Untarred cordage, (see cordRhenish, (see wines)

age) Rods, (see copper, composition,

Wax candles,


6.6 iron)



1.1 Russia, (see duck)

White, Paris


1.1 Ravens, (see duck)

Wines, Maderia Steel,

(100 cwt. 110

Burgundy Segars, 250 thous, 275


(100 gallon (110 Spirits, from grain,

Rhenish &
1st proof,
42 gallon 46.2

2d do.


Sherry &
3d do.


St. Lucar
4th do.


On other wines not enu-
5th do.


merated,when importAbove 5th do.


ed in bottles or cases, 70 Spirits from other materials

Lisbon than grain, 1st proof, 38



55 20 do.


and other wines of
sd do.


Portugal & Sicily,
4th do.


5th do.


Fayal & other wines
above 5th do.


of the Western Shoes, of silk 30 pair 33

of leather,


All other wines when
for children,


imported, otherwise Slippers, of silk,


than in cases and bot.
of leather,

27 5


27.5 for children,


16.5 White lead, dry or ground in Spikes, 2 pound 2.2 oil,

3 pound 3.3 copper

4.4 Wire, iron or steel, not exceed-

4.4 ing No. 18,


5.5 Soap,

3.3 Wire, iron or steel, above No.18 9

9.9 Shot, manufactured of lead, 2

2.2 White, clayed, or powdered suSugar, brown



4.4 white clayed or powder

Window glass, (see glass) 4

4.4 Yarns, (see cordage) 10

11 N. B. It will be seen that (to the rates of duty loaf,


13.2 || imposed on goods, wares, and merchandise in candy,


13.2 American vessels) an addition of 10 per cent has Snuff,


13.2 been made, when the importations are in foreign Sicily, (see wines)

vessels, on all the aforegoing ad valorem and speSteel wire, not exceeding No.18. 5

5.5 cific articles, except on teas from China; in that above No. 18.


9.9 instance alone the act makes the specific discri. Souchong, (see teas)

mination, The 3d section of the act provides Seines,

4.4 | that this additional duty of 10 per cent. shall Sheets, iron in

250 cwt. 275 not apply to goods, wares, and merchandise im.

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ported in ships or vessels not of the United States,|| Implements of trade of persons arriving in the entitled by treaty, or by any act or acts of con- United States. gress to be entered in the ports of the United Inventions, models of States, on the payment of the same duties as are Lapis calaminaris. paid on goods, wares, and merchandise imported Log-wood. in ships or vessels of the United States.

Maps, specially imported.

Medals, do.

Modelling, do.
of Articles free of Duties.

Mineralogy, specimens in Articles all imported for the use of the United Models of inventions. States.

of machinery Apparatus, philosophical, specially imported by Mint, copper in any shape imported for the use of order and for the use of any society incorpo- Natural history, specimens in rated for philosophical or literary purposes, or Nicaragua wood. for the encouragement of the fine arts, or by Old brass, fit only to be remanufactured. order and for the use of any seminary of learn- » copper, do. ing:

pewter, do. Anatomical preparations.

Philosophical apparatus, specially imported, &c.

do. Animals imported for breed.


do. do. Apparel, wearing, and other personal baggage in Painting, actual use,

Plaister of Paris.

Antimony, regulus of
Antiquities, al collections of, specially imported, || Pewter, old, fit only to be remanufactured.

Preparations, anatomical
Books, specially imported, &c.

Personal baggage in actual use. Busts, do. do.

Pigs, brass in Botany, specimens in

Plates, brass in Baggage, personal, in actual use.

Pigs, copper in Bark of the cork tree, unmanufactured.

Plates, copper in, suited for the sheathing of ships, Burr stones, unwrought.

Persons arriving in the United States, their tools Bullion

or implements of trade, Brass, in pigs, bars, or plates.

Regulus of antimony. old, fit only to be remanufactured.

Rags of any kind of cloth. Barilla,

Red wood. Brimstone or sulphur.

Remanufactured, old brass, fit only to be Brazil wood.


do. Braziletto.

pewter, do. Breed, animals imported for

Raw skins,
Bars, brass in

Statutes, specially imported, &c.
Sculpture, specimens of do.

do. Charts, specially imported, &c.

Silver coin. Casts, do. do.

Skins, raw Coins, cabinets of do. do.

Sulphur or brimstone. Cork-tree, bark of, unmanufactered.

Spelter. Coin, gold

Specimens of botany. silver

in natural history Clay, unwrought.

in mineralogy. Copper imported in any shape for the use of the Stones, burr, unwrought. mint.

Ships, copper in plates for sheathing Copper in pigs, bars, or plates, suited to the sheath. Sheathing copper in plates for ships. ing of ships.

Trees. Copper, old, fit only to be manufactured. Tools of trade of persons arriving in the U.States. Camwood.

Tin, pigs or bars in Collections of antiquities, specially imported, &c. Teutenague. Cabinets of coins.

Trade implements, or tools of persons arriving in Calaminaris lapis.

the United States. Cloth rags of any kind.

United States, all articles imported for the use of Drawings, specially imported, &c.

Unmanufactured bark of the cork tree. Drawing do. do.

Unwrought burr stones. Die woods.

Unwrought clay. Engravings, specially imported, &c.

Undressed furs. Etching or engraving, do.

Unmanufactured wood of any kind. Furs of all kinds undressed.

Wearing apparel, and other personal baggage, in Fustic.

actual use. Gems, specially imported, &c.

Woods for dying. Gold coin.

unmanufactured, of any kind. Hides, raw

Brazil Instruments, philosophical, specially imported, &c.


Nicaragua * N. B. In all cases where the articles are stated as “specially

red importel," they are governed by the conditions and restrictions expressed under the bead “, apparatus philosophical."


copper in

tin in



1st. When the owner has been dismounted or Office of Claims for property lost, captured or des- separated from, and detached from such horse by troyed, whilst in the military service of the United || order of the commanding officer. States, during the late war.

2d. When the rider has been killed or wounded WASHINGTON, June 3, 1816. in battle, and the horse lost in consequence Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the act of thereof. the United States, passed the 9th day of April The same evidence, in all respects, which is last; entitled, “An act to authorize the payment required in the first class of cases, will be required for property lost, captured or destroyed, while in this. in the military service of the United States, and

Third Class of Cases. for other purposes,” that all claims provided for “ Any person who, in the late war aforesaid, by the said act, must be presented at this office on has sustained damage by the loss, capture or desor before the ninth day of April, in the year 1818; | truction by an enemy, of any horse, mule, or wag, as if not presented within that period, they can- | gon, cart, boat, sleigh, or harness, while such not be received, examined and decided on at this property was employed in the military service of office.

the United States, either by impressment or by First Class of Cases.

contract, except in cases where the risk to which The claims provided for by the said act are, the property would be exposed, was agreed to be first, "Any volunteer or drafted militia-man, whe-incurred by the owner, if it shall appear that such ther of cavalry, mounted riflemen, or infantry, loss, capture or destruction, was without any fault who in the late war between the United States and or negligence of the owner; and any person durGreat Britain, has sustained damage by the lossing the time aforesaid, who has sustained damage of any horse which was killed in battle, or which by the death of such horse, mule, or in consehas died in consequence of a wound therein re- quence of failure on the part of the U.States to furceived, or in consequence of failure on the part | nish sufficient forage while in the service aforeof the United States to furnish such horse with said, shall be allowed and paid the value thereof." sufficient forage while in the service of the United This class comprehends two cases, States, shall be allowed and paid the value of such 1st. The loss or destruction of property by an horse." This provision comprehends three des- enemy, taken by impressment, or engaged by criptions of cases.

contract, in the military service of the United ist. An horse killed in battle.

States, being either an horse, a mule, an ox, wag2d. An horse dying in oonsequence of a wound gon, cart, boat, sleigh, or harness, excepting arti. received in battle.

cles for which the owners had agreed to run all 3d. An horse dying in consequence of not being || risks, or which were lost or destroyed by the fault • furnished with sufficient forage by the U. Stötes. or negligence of the owners.

To substantiate a claim of either description, 2d. When an horse, mule or ox, so taken or

1st. The order of the government, authorizing employed, has died from the failure of the United the employment of the corps to which the origi- ||States to furnish sufficient forage. nal claimant belonged, or the subsequent accept- In the first of these cases, the claimant must ance of such corps, or approbation of its employ- produce the certificate of the officer or agent of ment must be produced.

the United States who impressed or contracted 2d. The certificate of the officer, or surviving for the property above mentioned, and of the offi. officer, commanding the claimant at the time of cer, or surviving officer, under whose immediate the accident on which the claim is founded, which conimand it was taken or destroyed by an enemy, certificate, if not given while the officer was in Such certificates, if such officers or agents at the the service of the United States, must be sworn time of giving them be not in the ordinary ser: to; and in every case it must, if practicable, state vice of the United States, must be sworn to, and the then value of the horse so killed or dying - must positively state that the property was not Before any other evidence will be received, the lost or destroyed through the fault or negligence claimant must make oath that it is not in his power || of the owner, and that the owner did not agree to procure that which is above specified; and to run all risks. Furthermore, the usual hire of that the evidence which he shall produce in lieu the articles so impressed or contracted for in the thereof, is the best which he is able to obtain. In country in which they were employed must be every case the evidence must be on oath, and the stated. value of the horse so killed or dying ascertained. In the second case, the certificate of the officer All evidence offered, must be taken in the manner or agent of the United States, under whose coni. hereinafter directed, and in all these cases the mand such horse, mule or ox, was employed at claimant must declare on oath, that he has not the time of his death, must be produced. received another horse from any officer or agent Before any other evidence will be received, of the government in lieu of the one lost.

the claimant must make oath that it is not in his Second Class of Cases.

power to produce that which is above specițied ; Any person, whether of cavalry, or mounted and further, that the evidence which he offers in riflemen, or volunteers, who in the late war afore- lieu thereof, is the best which he is able to obtain. said, has sustained damage by the loss of an horse In every case the evidence must state distinctly in consequence of the owner thereof being dis- the time, place and manner of the loss, and the mounted, or separated and detached from the value thereof. same by order of the commanding officer, or in

Fourth Class of Cases. consequence of the rider being killed or wound. "Any person who, during the late war, has ed in battle, shall be allowed and paid the value acted in the military service of the United States, of such horse at the time he was received into the as a volunteer or drafted militia-man, and who public service.” This class comprehends two has furnished himself with arms and accoutredescriptions of cases.

ments, and has sustained loss by the capture of

destruction of them, without any fault or negli. I certificate, and that the evidence which he shall gence on his part, shall be allowed and paid the offer in lieu thereof, is the best which he is able value thereof."

to obtain. This class comprehends two cases.

Furthermore, in all the cases submitted to this Ist. The loss of such arms or accoutrements by | office, every claim must be accompanied by a the enemy.

statement, on oath, by every claimant, of all sums 2d. The loss of the same articles in any other which he may have received, on account of such way, without the fault or negligence of the owner. claim, from any officer, agent or department, of

This provision does not include the clothing | the government of the United States, and where of soldiers, or the clothing and arms of officers he has received nothing, that fact also must be stawho, in all services, furnish at their own risk ted on oath by him, their own. The same evidence, in all respects, It will be particularly noted by claimants, that is required in this as in the first class, and inore- || the preceding rules of evidence generally, and over, that the loss did not happen from the fault more especially, apply to claims which shall not or negligence of the owner.

exceed in amount two hundred dollars, and that “When any property has been impressed or || in all cases in which the claims in amount shall taken, by public authority, for the use or sub- || cxceed two hundred dollars, a special commis. sistence of the army, during the late war, and sioner will be employed to take testimony; but the same shall have been destroyed, lost or con- in these cases, as far as it shall be practicable, sumed, the owner of such property shall be paid the same rules of evidence shall be observed. the value thereof, deducting therefrom the a- In all cases, in which the officers or agents of mount which has been paid, or may be claimed, the United States shall have taken or impressed for the use and risk of the same, while in the ser- | property for the military service of the United vice aforesaid.”

States, which property, so taken or impressed, This provision relates to every species of pro- shall have been paid for by them, out of their priperty taken or impressed for the use and subsist-vate funds, or the value thereof recovered from ence of the army, not comprehended in any of the them in due course of law, such officers or agents preceding classes, and which shall have been in are entitled to the same remuneration to which any manner destroyed, lost or consumed by the the original owners of such property would be army, including in its scope all kinds of provisions, entitled, if such payment or recoyery bad not forage, fuel, articles for clothing, blankets, arins been made, and can settle their clims at this of. and ammunition ; in fact, every thing for the use fice, producing authentic vouchers for such pay. and equipment of an army.

ment or recovery. Nor will any original claim: In all these cases, the certificates of the officers | ants be paid through this office, till they release or agents of the United States, taking or impress- || all claims against such officers or agents of the U. ing any of the aforesaid articles, authenticated by | States, on account of such taking or impressment. the officer commanding the corps for whose use In every case, no claim will be paid but to the they were taken or impressed and, furthermore, li persons originally entitled to receive the same; of the officers and agents under whose command or, in case of his death, to bis legal representathe same were destroyed, lost or consumed, spe-| tive, or in either event, attorney, duly appointed. cifying the value of the articles so taken or im- When attornies shall be employed, it is recompressed and destroyed, lost or consumed, and if|| mended to the parties interested, to have their any payment has been made for the use of the powers executed in due form. same, the amount of such payment, and if no pay- All evidence offered must be sworn to, except ment has been made, the certificate must state the certificates of officers, who, at the time of that pone bas been made.

giving them, shall be in the military service of Before any other evidence will be received, the the United States, before some Judge of the U. claimant must make oath that it is not in his power | States, or of the States or Territories of the Unito procure that which is above specified; and fur. ted States, or mayor or chief magistrate of any ther, that the evidence which he offers in lieu city, town or borough within the same, or a jus. thereof, is the best which he is able to obtain. tice of the peace of any state or territory of the

Under this provision, no claim can be admitted | United States duly authorized to administer oaths, for any article which has not been taken by the of which authority, proof must be furnished ei. orders of the commandant of the corps for whosether by a certificate under the seal of any State or use it may be stated to have been tuken. For anyTerritory, or the clerk or prothonotary of any taking, not so authorised, the party's redress is court within the same. But the seal of any city, against the person committing it.

town, or borough, or the attestation of any Judge Sirth and last Class of Caręs.

of the U.S. will require no further authentication. “When any person, during the late war, has An office is opened on Capitol Hill in the City sustained damage by the destruction of his house of Washington, in the building occupied by Conor building, while the same was occupied as a mi-| gress during its last session, for the reception of litary deposit, under the authority of an officer or the foregoing claims. agent of the United States, he shall be allowed or The printers in the United States, or Territo-paid the amount of such damage; provided, itries thereof, who are employed to print the Laws shall appear that such occupation was the cause of the United States, are requested to publish this of such destruction."

notice for eight weeks successively, once a week, In this case, the certificate of the officer or and send their bills to this office for payment.. agent of the United States, under whose authority All persons who have business with this office, any such house or building was occupied, must be are requested to address their letters to the subfurnished. Before any other evidence as to this scriber as commissioner, which will be transmitfact will be received, the claimant must make ||ted free of postage. RICHARD BLAND LEE, cath that it is not in his power to procure such

Commissioner of Claims, &c.

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