Synopsis of the Decisions of the Treasury Department on the Construction of the Tariff, Navigation, and Other Laws for the Year Ended ...
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1881 - Customs administration
Vols. for 1891-1897 include decisions of the United States Board of General Appraisers.
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Page 87 - ... so constructed as to show an unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of twenty points of the compass, so fixed as to throw the light ten points on each side of the vessel, namely, from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on either side, and of such a character as to be visible at a distance of at least five miles.
Page 321 - Every steam ship, when approaching another ship, so as to involve risk of collision, shall slacken her speed, or, if necessary, stop and reverse ; and every steam ship shall, when in a fog, go at a moderate speed.
Page 5 - 'those rivers must be regarded as public navigable rivers in law which are navigable in fact ; and they are navigable in fact when they are used, or are susceptible of being used, in their ordinary condition, as highways for commerce, 'over which trade and travel are or may be conducted in the customary modes of trade and travel on water.
Page 247 - An Act to aid in the Construction of Telegraph Lines, and to secure to the Government the use of the same for postal, military and other purposes...
Page 216 - That whenever any goods, wares, and merchandise shall have been entered and passed free of duty, and whenever duties upon • any imported goods, wares, and merchandise shall have been liquidated and paid, and such goods, wares, and merchandise shall have been delivered to the owner, importer, agent, or consignee, such entry and passage free of duty and such settlement of duties shall, after the expiration of one year from the time of entry, in the absence of fraud and in the absence of protest by...
Page 319 - ... a white light, in a lantern so constructed as to show a clear, uniform, and unbroken light visible all around the horizon at a distance of at least one mile.
Page 317 - ... so constructed as to show a uniform and unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of twenty points of the compass, so fixed as to throw the light ten points on each side of the ship, namely, from right ahead to two points abaft the beam...
Page 317 - ... on the starboard side a green light, and on the port side a red light, of such a character as to be visible on a dark night with a clear atmosphere at a distance of at least two miles, and so constructed as to show a uniform and unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of ten points of the compass, and so fixed as to throw the light from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on their respective sides.