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wool, or whereof wool shall be a component part, which shall be imported into the United States in an unfinished condition, shall, in every such appraisal, be taken, deemed, and estimated by the said appraisers, and every of them, and every person who shall act as such appraiser, to have been, at the time purchased, and place fi·om whence the same were Appring imported into the United States, of as great actual value, as if the same mem had been entirely finished. And to the value of the said goods, wares, and merchandise, so ascertained, there shall, in all cases where the same are or shall be charged with an ad valorem duty, be added all charges, except insurance, and al o twenty per centum on the said actual value and charges, if imported from the Cape of Good Hope, or any place beyond the same, or from beyond Cape Hom; or ten per centum if from any other place or country: and the said ad valorem rates of duty shall be estimated on such aggregate amount, any thing in any act Provino. to the contrary notwithstanding: Provided, That, in all cases where any goods, wares, or merchandise, subject to ad valorem duty, or whereon the duty is or shall be by law regulated by, or be directed to be estimated or levied upon the value of the square yard, or any other quantity or parcel thereof, shall have been imported into the United States from a country other than that in which the same were manufactured or produced, the appraisers shall value the same at the current value thereof, at the time of purchase before such last exportation to the United States, in the country where the same may have been originally manufactured or roduced.

Sec. 9. And be it further enacted, That, in all cases where the actual value to be appraised, estimated, and ascertained, as hcrembefore stated, ‘*P*""“°“°““’ °fa“"’rF°“1dF’wma`”r'“E'“h3S$s?r`“f$IéS?. IE2°£E§£Z`$`€“l ?E?“{§` oods sw. im- an su ec oan a vaor m , w 4 uae , g¤§¢¤¤i into the or direciied to beiimposed or levied on, the value of the squage yard, dr g:',;t;5b?;‘;,°?0 other parcel or quantity thereof, shall, by ten per centum, exceed the ad valorcm da- invoice value thereof, in addition to the duty imposed by law on the ty- same, if they had been invoiced at their real value, as aforesaid, there shall be levied and collected, on the same goods, wares, and merchandise, fift cr ceutum of the duty so imposed on the same oods, wares, and Prcvism meidhandise, when fairly invoiced: Provided, alwug/s,gThat nothing in this section contained shall be construed to impose the said last-mem tioned duty of fifty per centum, for a variance between the bona fide invoice of goods produced in the manner specified in the proviso to the eighth section of this act, and the current value of the said merchandise in the country where the same may have been originally manufactured or roduced: And, _ urther, That the penalty of fifty per centum, implcised by the thirteerith section of the act, entitled "An act supplementary to, and to amend the act, entitled ‘ An act to regulate the collection of duties on imports and tonnage, passed the second day 1799, ch:22. of March, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-nine, and for other isza, en. 21, purposes,’ " approved March first, one thousand eight hundred and tuenty- three, shall not be deemed to apply or attach to any goods, wares, or merchandise, which shall be subject to the additional duty of fifty per centum, as aforesaid, imposed b this section o this act.

Sec. 10. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of the giggimry °Hh° Secretary of the Treasury, under the direction of the President of the y' United States, from time to time, to establish such rules and regulations, not inconsistent with the laws of the United States, as the President of the United States shall think proper, to secure a just, faithful, and impartial appraisal of all goods, wares, and merchandise, as aforesaid, imported into the United States, and just and proper entries of such actual value thereof, and of the square yards, parcels, or other quantities thereof, as the case may require, and of such actual value of every of them: And it shall be the duty of the Secretary of the Treasury to report all such