THIRTEENTH CONGRESS. Sess. III. Ch. 12. 1814. 149 If above fifty and not exceeding one hundred dollars, two dollars. $P¤¤i6<= d¤*·i¤¤· If above one hundred and not exceeding two hundred dollars, four dollars. I If above two hundred and not exceeding three hundred, seven dollars. ff above three hundred and not exceeding four hundred, eleven dollars. If above four hundred and not exceeding five hundred, sixteen dollars. ff above five hundred and not exceeding six hundred, twenty-two dollars. If above six hundred dollars and not exceeding eight hundred dollars, thirty dollars. If above eight hundred dollars and not exceeding one thousand dollars, forty dollars. If above one thousand dollars, fifty dollars; which valuations shall be made agreeably to the existing condition of the carriage and harness at the time of making the first entry thereof, in conformity to the provisions of this act, and shall not be changed in relation to any carriage and harness while subject to the duties imposed by this act. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That every person having or keep- Time limited ing such carriage, shall, yearly, in the month of January, make and f°' ,°”*€'l¤K subscribe a true and exact entry thereof, describing the same, and stat- cmmgw ing its denomination and the number of its wheels, together with its value, and that of the harness used therefor, as aforesaid; which entry shall be lodged with the collector appointed by virtue of the act, entitled “An act for the assessment and collection of direct taxes and internal Act 0,- July duties," for the district in which the person liable for the payment of 22, 1813,ea. 16. such duty may reside.-And it shall be the duty of the collectors aforesaid, to attend within the month of January, in each year, at three or more of the most public and convenient places in each county, within their respective districts, and to give public notice, at least ten days previous to such day, of the time and place of such attendance, and to receive such entry made in the manner before directed, at such place, or at any other, where they may happen to be within the said month of January; within which said rnonth,the duties shall be paid agreeably thereto. and on the payment thereof; to grant a certificate for each carriage mentioned in such entry, therein specifying the name of the owner, the description and denomination of the carriage, and the sum paid with the time when, and the period for which such duty shall be so paid; and the forms of the certificates, to be so granted, shall be prescribed by the Treasury department, and such certificates, or the acknowledgments of the collector aforesaid, by a credit in his public accounts, shall be the only evidence to be exhibited and admitted, that any duty imposed by this act has been discharged; Provided nevertheless, That no certificate shall Pmviao. be deemed of validity any longer than while the carriage for which the said certificate was granted, is owned by the person mentioned in such certificate, unless such certificate shall be produced to a collector ; and an entry shall be thereon made by him, specifying the name of the then owner of such carriage, and the time when he or she became possessed of the same. Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That any person who, after the Carriages to month of December, in any year, shall commence the having or keep- 3** :;*°;j’.d 31*; ing of any carriage subject to duty, shall and may, at any time during yegrb thirty days after he shall so commence the having or keeping of such carriage, make like entry and payment in manner before prescribed ; and on payment of uch proportion of the duty laid by this act on such carriage, and the hamess used therefor, as the time from which he shall O011i1I1C1IOG the keeping of such carriage to the end of the month of N 2
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