THIRTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 173. 1864. 297 provisions of law and the rules and regulations as aforesaid, in amount not less than half of that required by the regulations of the Secretary of the Treasury from persons allowed bonded warehouses. Such goods, when Manufactured_ manufactured in such warehouses, may be removed for exportation, under ;€;;’g’;lsd“j;§'8l;° ": the direction of the proper officer having charge thereof; who shall be des- gauom W ignated by the Secretary of the Treasury, without being charged with duty, and without having a stamp alhxed thereto. Any manufacturer of the articles aforesaid, or of any of them, having such bonded warehouse, as warehouses aforesaid, shall be at liberty, under such rules and regulations as the Sec- may be used f°¤ retary of the Treasury may prescribe, to convey therein any materials to WML be used in such manufacture which are allowed by the provisions of law to be exported free from tax or duty, as well as the necessary materials, implements, packages, vessels, brands, and labels for the preparation, putting up, and export of the said manufactured articles; and every article so used shall be exempt from the payment of stamp and excise duty by such manufacturer. Articles and materials so to be used may be transferred from any bonded warehouse in which the same may be, under such regu- Materials used lations as the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe, into any bonded ln me *¤¤¤“**°· warehouse in which such manufacture may be conducted, and may be me used in such manufacture, and, when so used, shall be exempt from stamp and excise duty; and the receipt of the officer in charge, as aforesaid, shall be received as a voucher for the manufacture of such articles. Any materials imported into the United States may, under such rules as the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe, and under the direction of the proper officer, be removed in original packages from on shipboard, or from the bonded warehouse in which the same may be, into the bonded warehouse in which such manufacture may be carried on, for the purpose of being used in such manufacture, without payment of duties thereon, and may there be used in such manufacture. No article so removed, nor any article manufactured in said bonded warehouse, shall be taken therefrom, except for exportation, under the ·direction of the proper officer having charge thereof, as aforesaid, whose certificate, describing the articles by their marks, or otherwise, the quantity, the date of importation, the name of vessel, with such additional particulars as may from time to time be required, shall be received by the collector of customs in cancellation of the bonds, or return of the amount of foreign import duties. All labor performed and services rendered under these regulations shall Labor. be under the supervision of an oftlicer of the customs, and at the expense of the manufacturer. Sec. 169. And be it further endcted,_ That any person who shall offer whombe for sale any of the articles named in schedule C, whether the articles so deemed ¤¤¤¤¤f¤f~‘» offered are imported, or are of foreign or domestic manufacture, shall be gggcigf °°m‘"" deemed the manufacturer thereof, and subject to all the duties, liabilities, and penalties imposed by law in regard to the sale of domestic articles Pea, p. 482. without the use of the proper stamp or stamps denoting the duty paid thereon: Provided, That when any such imported articles shall be sold in Proviso. the original and unbroken package in which the bottles or other enclosures Poet, p. 483. were packed by the manufacturer, the person so selling said articles shall not be subject to any penalty on account of the want of the proper stamp. Sec. 170. And be it further enacted, That in any collection district where, _In certain disin the judgment of the commissioner of internal revenue, the facilities for g'°"’· ”‘“’£Pfi the procurement and distribution of stamped vellum, parchment, or paper, ii,;},!:;?, c2],°` and adhesive stamps, are or shall be insufficient, the commissioner, as l¢<=¤>r without aforesaid, is authorized to furnish, supply, and deliver to the collector and Prepaymem to the assessor of any such district, and to any assistant treasurer of the United States, or designated depositary thereof, or any postmaster, a suitable quantity or amount of stamped vellum, parchment or paper, and adhesive stamps, without prepayment therefor, and shall allow the highest rate of commissions allowed by law to any other parties purchasing the
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