550 T W EN TYSEVENTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch.270. 1842. bleached or colored cotton twist, yarn, and thread, the true value of which at the place whence imported shall be less than seventy-five cent per pound, shall be valued at seventy-five cents per pound, and pay a duty of twenty-five per centum ad valorem; all other cotton twist, yarn, and thread, on spools or otherwise, shall pay a duty of thirty per centum ad valorem. Sec. 3. And be it jlrrther enacted, That from and after the passage of this act, there shall be levied, collected, and paid, on the importation of the articles hereinafter mentioned, the following duties; that is to sa · Mgmufactures llilirst. On all manufactures of silk not otherwise specified, except °f”'u‘· bolting cloths, two dollars and fifty cents per pound of sixteen ounces; on silk bolting cloths, twenty per centum ad valorem: Provided, That if any silk manufacture shall be mixed with gold or silver, or other metal, it shall pay a duty of thirty per centum ad valorem. Second. On sewing silk, silk twist, or twist composed of silk and mohair, a duty of two dollars per pound of sixteen ounces; on pongees and plain white silks for printing or coloring, one dollar and fifty cents per pound of sixteen ounces; on floss and other similar silks, purified from the gum, dyed, and prepared for manufacture, a duty of twenty- five per centum ad valorern; on raw silk, comprehending all silks in the gum, whether in hanks, reeled, or otherwise, a duty of fifty cents per pound of sixteen ounces; on silk umbrellas, parasols, and sunshades, thirty per centum ad valorem; on silk or satin shoes and slippers, for women or men, thirty cents per pair; silk or satin laced boots or bootees, for women or men, seventy-five cents a pair; silk or satin shoes or slippers, for children, fifteen cents per pair; silk or satin laced boots or bootees, for children, twenty-five cents a pair; on men’s silk hats, one dollar each; silk or satin hats or bonnets for women, two dollars each; on silk shirts and drawers, whether made up wholly or in part, forty per centum ad valorem; silk caps for women, and turbans, ornaments for head dress, aprons, collars, caps, cuffs, braids, curls, or frizettes, chemisettes, mantillas, pelerines, and all other articles of silk made up by hand in whole or in part, and not otherwise provided for, a duty of thirty per centum ad valorem. Hemp, flax, Third. On unmanufactured hemp, forty dollars per ton; on Manilla, g:édm:,;H*f;*:; Sunn, and other hemps of India, on jute, Sisal grass, coir and other manufactured_ vegetable substances, not enumerated, used for cordage, twenty-five dollars per ton; on codilla, or tow of hemp or flax, twenty dollars per ton; on tarred cables and cordage, five cents per pound; on untarred cordage, four and ahalf cents per pound; yarns, twine, and packthread, six cents per pound; on seines, seven cents per pound: on cotton bagging, four cents per square yard, on any other manufacture not otherwise specified, suitable for the uses to which cotton bagging is applied, whether composed in whole or in part of hemp or flax, or any other material, or imported under the designation of gunny cloth, or any other appellation, and without regard to the weight or width, a duty of hve cents per square yard; on sail duck, seven cents per square yard; Russia and other sheetings, brown and white, twenty-five per centum ad valorem; and on all other manufactures of hemp, or of which hemp shall be a component part, not specified, twenty per centum ad valoreing on unmanufactured flax, twenty dollars per ton; on linens, and all other manufactures of flax, or of which flax shall be a component part, not otherwise specified, a duty of twenty-five per centum ad valorem; on grass cloth, a duty of twenty-five per centum ad valorem. Oil <=l¤¤h· Fourth. On stamped, printed, or painted floor oil cloth, thirty-five cents per square yard; on furniture oil cloth made on Canton or cotton flannel, sixteen cent per square yard; on other furniture oil cloth, ten cents per square yard: on oil cloth of linen, silk, or other materials
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