United States Statutes at Large/Volume 1/1st Congress/3rd Session/Chapter 13
Duty laid on bar lead extended to manufactures of lead.
1790, ch. 39.Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the duty of one cent per pound, laid by the act “making further provision for the payment of the debts of the United States,” on barr and other lead, shall be deemed and taken to extend to all manufactures wholly of lead, or in which lead is the chief article, which shall hereafter be brought into the United States, from any foreign port or place.
Duty laid on chintzes, &c. extended to manufactures of coloured linen or cotton.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the duty of seven and a half per cent. ad valorem, laid by the act aforesaid on chintzes and coloured calicoes, shall be deemed and taken to extend to all printed, stained, and coloured goods, or manufactures of cotton, or of linen, or of both, which hereafter shall be brought into the United States from any foreign port or place.
1790, ch. 39.Provided always, That nothing in this act shall in any wise affect the true construction or meaning of the act aforesaid in relation to any of the above described articles brought into the United States before the passing of this act.
Approved, March 2, 1791.