United States Statutes at Large/Volume 1/4th Congress/1st Session/Chapter 49

June 1, 1796.
Chap. ⅩⅬⅨ.—An Act limiting the time for the allowance of Drawback on the Exportation of Domestic distilled Spirits, and allowing a Drawback upon such Spirits exported in vessels of less than thirty tons, by the Mississippi.

Drawbacks in what cases allowed.Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That from and after the first day of July next, no drawback shall be allowed on any of the spirits distilled in the United States, which shall not be exported, pursuant to regulations heretofore enacted, and in force, within twelve months from the time when such spirits were distilled, to be ascertained by the dates of the certificates which may and ought to accompany the said spirits, at the time of exportation.

56 section of certain act suspended with regard to the Ohio and Mississippi.
1791, ch. 15.
Repealed 1802, ch. 19.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the restriction in the fifty-sixth section of the act, intituled “An act, repealing after the last day of June next, the duties heretofore laid upon distilled spirits imported from abroad, and laying others in their stead; and also, upon spirits distilled in the United States, and for appropriating the same,” shall, from and after the first day of July next, be suspended, and cease to operate for the space of one year, so far as the said restriction respects any distilled spirits which may be exported from the district of Louisville, in the state of Kentucky, or from any district which may be hereafter established on the rivers Mississippi or Ohio, or the branches thereof.

Approved, June 1, 1796.