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560 TWENTY-SEVENTII CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch.270. 1842. proofs, sixty cents, for third proof, sixty-five cents, for fourth proof, seventy cents, for fifth proof, seventy-five cents, and all above fifth proof, ninety cents per gallon; on Madeira, Sherry, San Lucar, and Canary wine, in casks or bottles, sixty cents per gallon; on champagne wines, forty cents per gallon; on port, Burgundy, and claret wines, in bottles, thirty-five cents per gallon; on port and Burgundy wines in casks, fifteen cents per gallon; on Teneriffe wines, in casks or bottles, twenty cents per gallon; on claret wines, in casks, six cents per gallon; on the white wines, notenumerated, of France, Austria, Prussia, and Sardinia, and of Portugal and its possessions, in casks, seven and a half cents per gallon; in bottles, twenty cents per gallon; on the red wines not enumerated, of France, Austria, Prussia, and Sardinia, and of Portugal and its possessions, in casks, six cents per gallon, in bottles twenty cents per gallon; on the white and red wines of Spain, Germany, and the Mediterranean, not enumerated, in casks, twelve and a half cents per gallon; in bottles, twenty cents per gallon; on Sicily, Madeira, or Marsala wines, in casks or bottles, twenty-five cents per gallon; on other wines of Sicily, in casks or bottles, fifteen cents per gallon; on all other wines, not enumerated, and other than those of France, Austria, Prussia, and Sardinia, and of Portugal and its possessions, when in bottles, sixty-five cents per gallon, when in casks, twenty- five cents per gallon: Provided, That nothing herein contained shall be construed or permitted to operate so as to interfere with subsisting treaties with foreign nations: Provided further, That all imitations of brandy or spirits, or of any of the said wines, and all wines imported by any name whatever, shall be subject to the duty provided for the genuine article, and to the highest rate of duty applicable to the article of the same name. And provided further, That when wines are imported in bottles, the bottles shall pay a separate duty, according to the rate established by this act; on cordials and liqueurs of all kinds, sixty cents per gallon; on arrack, absynthe, Kirschen wasser, ratafia, and other similar spirituous beverages, not otherwise specified, sixty cents per gallon; on ale, porter, and beer, in bottles, twenty cents per gallon; Tobacco, otherwise than in bottles, fifteen cents per gallon; on tobacco, in leaf, or unmanufaeturcd, twenty per centum ad valorem; on cigars, of all kinds, forty cents per pound; on snuff, twelve cents per pound; manufactured tobacco, other than snuff and cigars, ten cents per pound. Amore, Sec. 9. And be it further enacted, That from and after the day and Exempt from year before mentioned, the following articles shall be exempt from duty, d“"*'· namely: First. All articles imported for the use of the United States. Second. All goods, wares, or merchandise, the growth, produce, or manufacture of the United States, exported to a foreign country, and brought back to the United States, and books and personal and household efflscts, not merchandise, of citizens of the United States dying abroad. Third. Paintings and statuary, the production of American artists residing abroad. Fourth. Wearing apparel in actual use, and other personal effects, not merchandise, professional books, instruments, implements, and tools of trade, occupation, or employment, ofpersons arriving in the United States. Fifth. Philosophical apparatus, instruments, books, maps, and charts, statues, statuary, busts, and casts, of marble, bronze, alabaster, or plaster of Paris, paintings, drawings, engravings, etchings, specimens of sculpture, cabinets of coins, medals, gems, and all other collections of antiquities, provided the same be specially imported in good tiiith for the use of any society incorporated or established for philosophical or literary purposes, or for the encouragement of the fine arts, or for the use and by the order of any college, academy, school, or seminary of learning in the United States.