246 THIRTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 173. 1864. established by the commissioner of internal revenue, in the number of proof gallons received at the warehouse for the purpose of being exported, as aforesaid. And nothing in this section shall be construed to prevent the manufacture for exportation, without payment of duty, of medicines, preparations, compositions, perlhmery, cosmetics, cordials, and other liquors manufactured wholly or in part of domestic spirits, as provided for in this act. mEl¤};¤'§;:£Sd:;~ Sec. 62. And be it further enacted, That the entries required to be be ,8,,,,,,, by made in the books of the distiller, as aforesaid, shall, on the first, eleventh, oath. and twenty-iirst days of each and every month, or within five days thereafter, be verified by oath or afnrmation of the person or persons by whom such entries shall have been made, which oath or affirmation shall be certified at the end of such entries by the assessor, or assistant assessor, or officer administering the same, and shall be, in substance, as follows: " I do swear (or aflirm) that the foregoing entries were made by me on the respective days specified, and that they state, according to the best of my knowledge and belief, the whole quantity of spirituous-liquors distilled and sold, or removed for consumption or sale, at the distillery owned by ——— -—-—, in the county of ——-—, amounting to —-— gallons, according to proof prescribed by the laws of the United States." Oath where Sec. 63. And be it further enacted, That the owner, agent, or superin- °¤"l°S W ¤°* tendent aforesaid, shall, in case the original entries required to be made Pm°mUy mad`?' in his books by this act shall not have been made by himself, subjoin to the oath or aiiirmation of the person by whom they were made the following oath or athrmation, to be taken as aforesaid: "I do swear (or affirm) that, to the best of my knowledge and belief; the foregoing entries are just and true, and that I have taken all the means in my power to make them so." Sec. 64. And be it further enacted That there shall be paid on all Duty on beer, beer, lager beer, ale, porter, and other similar fermented liquors, by what- “1°· ““d p°'°“‘ ever name such liquors may be called, a duty of one dollar for each and every barrel containing not more than thirty-one gallons, and at a like rate for any other quantity, or for fractional parts of a. barrel, which shall be brewed or manufactured and sold, or removed for consumption or sale, within the United States or the territories thereof; or within the District of Columbia; which duty shall be paid by the owner, agent, or superintendent of the brewery or premises in which such fermented liquors shall be made, and shall be paid at the time of rendering the accounts of such fermented liquors 0 chargeable with duty, as hereinafter required: Pro- Fr¤¢¤¤¤¤lp¤ft¤ vided, That fractional parts of a barrel shall be halves, thirds, quarters, °f“b°"°1' sixths, eighths, and sixteenths; and any fractional part containing less than one sixteenth shall be accounted one sixteenth ; more than one sixteenth, and not more than one eighth, shall be accounted one eighth; more than one eighth, and not more than one sixth, shall be accounted one sixth; more than one sixth, and not more than one quarter, shall be accounted one quarter; more than one quarter, and not more than one third, shall be accounted one third; more than one third, and not more than one half, shall be accounted one half; more than one half shall be Proviso. accounted one barrel: Provided, further, That beer, lager beer, ale, porter, and other fermented liquors in bottles, shall be assessed, according to the quantity contained therein, at the rate of one dollar for thirty-one gallons, when the duty has not been previously paid on the liquors contained therein. Ownsrs of Sec. 65. And be it further enacted, That every person owning or occumake mmum pying any rewery or premises use or in en e us p br°w°"°sl°° .bd ° t d d to be ed for the urbooks. pose of brewing or making such fermented liquors, or who shall have such premises under his control or superintendence as agent for the owner or occupant, or shall have in his possession or custody any vessel or vessels intended to be used on said premises in the manufacture of beer, lager
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