United States Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1911 - United States
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
 

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Page 306 - ... on such nonenumerated article the same rate of duty as is chargeable on the article which it resembles paying the highest...
Page 155 - An act to appropriate the proceeds of the sales of the public lands, and to grant preemption rights...
Page 243 - The amendment was ordered to be engrossed and the bill to be read a third time. The bill was read the third time.
Page 204 - The schoolboy whips his taxed top; the beardless youth manages his taxed horse, with a taxed bridle, on a taxed road ; and the dying Englishman, pouring his medicine, which has paid 7 per cent., into a spoon that has paid 15 per cent., flings himself back upon his chintz bed, which has paid 22 per cent.
Page 203 - TAXES upon every article which enters into the mouth, or covers the back, or is placed under the foot — taxes upon everything which it is pleasant to see, hear, feel, smell, or taste — taxes upon warmth, light, and locomotion — taxes on everything on earth, and the waters under the earth...
Page 52 - ... any society or institution incorporated or established solely for religious, philosophical, educational, scientific, or literary purposes, or for the encouragement of the fine arts, or for the use and by order of any college, academy, school, or seminary of learning in the United States...
Page 40 - Act, which is similar, either in material, quality, texture, or the use to which it may be applied, to any article enumerated in this Act as chargeable with duty, shall pay the same rate of duty which is levied on the enumerated article which it most resembles in any of the particulars before mentioned...
Page 369 - An act repealing the acts laying duties on salt, and continuing in force for a further time, the first section of the act entitled " An act further to protect the commerce and seamen of the United States, against the Barbary powers," (expired,) March 3, 1807, chap.
Page 38 - It shall be the duty of the appraisers of the United States and every of them, and every person who shall act as such appraiser...
Page 197 - An act to provide revenue from imports, and to change and modify existing laws imposing duties on imports, and for other purposes...

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