which are granted by law, for the payment of duties on articles the produce of the West Indies, and no other, shall be allowed on goods, wares and merchandise imported by sea into the United States from all foreign ports and islands lying north of the Equator, and situated on the eastern shores of America, or in its adjacent seas, bays and gulfs.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for any ship or vessel to proceed with any goods, wares or merchandise, brought in her, and which shall in the manifest delivered to the collector of the customs, be reported as destined or intended for any foreign port or place, from the district within which such ship or vessel shall first arrive, to such foreign port or place, without paying or securing the payment of any duties upon such goods, wares or merchandise, as shall be actually re-exported in the said ship or vessel:Vessels may proceed with their foreign cargoes to foreign ports, or places, free of duties.
1799, ch. 22. Provided, that such manifest so declaring to re-export such goods, wares, or merchandise, shall be delivered to such collector, within forty-eight hours after the arrival of such ship or vessel. And, Provided also, that the master or commander of such ship or vessel shall give bond as required by the thirty-second section of the act, intituled “An act to regulate the collection of duties on imports and tonnage.”
Approved, February 22, 1805.
Act of Feb. 27, 1801, ch. 12.
Assent of Congress given to a law of Maryland, enabling the state to collect a duty on vessels coming from a foreign voyage.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the consent of Congress be, and is hereby granted and declared to the operation of an act of the general assembly of Maryland, passed the twenty-eighth day of December, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three, intituled “An act to appoint a health officer for the port of Baltimore, in Baltimore county,” so far as to enable the state aforesaid to collect a duty of one cent per ton on all vessels coming into the district of Baltimore, from a foreign voyage,for the purposes in the said act intended.
Limitation of the operation of this act.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That this act shall be in force for nine years from the passing thereof, and from thence to the end of the next session of Congress thereafter, and no longer.
Approved, March 1, 1805.
Act of March 3, 1804, ch. 20.
Further time given to the supervisor of Kentucky for the performance of certain duties.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the supervisor of the district of Kentucky, is hereby allowed the further time of three months, from the end of two years after the completion of the sales of lands within his district, for the payment of the direct tax, to perform the several duties enjoined by the fourth section of the act, intituled “An act further to amend the act, intituled An act to lay and collect a direct tax within the United States,” any thing in the said act to the contrary notwithstanding.
Approved, March 1, 1805.
Specific appropriations.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That for the expenditure of