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558 TWENTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS. Sess.II. Ch. 270. 1842. five cents per pound; on books of engravings or plates, with or without letter press, whether bound or unbound, and on maps and charts, twenty per centum ad valorem. Sec. 8. And be itifin-ther enacted, That from and after the passage of this act, there shal be levied, collected, and paid, on the importation of the articles hereinafter mentioned, the following duties: that is to say, S,,g,,_ sym,,,,_ First. On raw sugar (commonly called brown sugar), not advanced mclasses,swcet beyond its raw state, by claying, boiling, clarifying, or other (process,

¥‘°°‘”· °3‘f°°· and on syrup of sugar, or of sugar cane, and·0n brown claye sugar,

muy' °’ two and a half cents per pound; on all other sugars, when advanced beyond the raw state, by claying, boiling, clarifying, or other process, and not yet refined, four cents per pound; on refined sugars, (whether loaf, lump, crushed, or pulverized, and when, after being refined, they have been tinctured, colored, or in any way adulterated), and on sugar candy, six cents per pound; on molasses, four and one half mills per pound: Provided, That all syrups of sugar or of sugar cane, entered under the designation of molasses, or any other appellation than " syrup of sugar" or of sugar cane, shall be liable to forfeiture to the United States; on comfits, on sweetmeats, or fruits preserved in molasses, sugar, or brandy, and on confectionary of all kinds, not otherwise specified, twenty-five per centum ad valorem: Provided further, That an inspection, under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe, shall be made of all sugars and molasses imported from foreign countries, in order to prevent frauds, and to prevent the introduction of sugars, syrup of sugar, syrup of cane, or battery syrup, under the title of molasses, or in any other improper manner. s(i:;*;°g*:és Second. On cocoa, one cent per pound; chocolate, four cents per (Il:,,,,,,,],;,,,,,.'pound; on mace, fifty cents per pound; nutmegs, thirty cents per pound; gunpowder, cloves, eight cents per pound; cinnamon, twenty-five cents per pound; md f'¤¤¤»&°· oil of cloves, thirty cents per· pound; Chinese cassia, five cents per pound; pimento, five cents per pound; on black pepper, five cents per pound; Cayenne and African, or Chili pepper, ten cents per pound; ginger, ground, four cents per pound; ginger, in the root, when not preserved, two cents per pound; on mustard, twenty-five per centum ad valorem; on mustard seed, and on linseed, five per centum ad valorem; on camphor, refined, twenty cents per pound; crude camphor, five cents per pound; on indigo, five cents per pound; on woad or pastel, one cent per pound; on ivory or bone black, three-fourths of one cent per pound; on alum, one cent and a half per pound; on opium, seventy-five cents per pound; on quicksilver, five per centum ad valorem; on roll brimstone, calomel, and other mercurial preparations, corrosive sublimate, and red precipitate, twenty-five per centum ad valorem; on glue, five cents per pound; on gunpowder, eight cents per pound; on copperas and green vitriol, two cents per pound; on blue or Roman vitriol, or sulphate of copper, four cents per pound; on oil of vitriol, or sulphuric acid, one cent per pound; on almonds and prunes, three cents per pound; on sweet oil of almonds, nine cents per pound; on dates, one cent per pound; currants, three cents per pound; figs, two cents per pound; on all nuts not specified, except those used for dyeing, one cent per pound; on muscatel and bloom raisins, either in boxes or jars, three cents per pound; and on all other raisins, two cents per pound; on olives, thirty per centum ad valorem. uma oil, on Third. On olive oil in casks, twenty cents per gallon; olive salad oil g;,¤¢}0‘;ih¤l¢g<>l¥;¢ in bottles or betties, thirty per centum ad valorem; all other olive oil, mcs_°”g° Snot salad, and not otherwise specifred, twenty per centum ad valorem; on spcrmaceti oil of foreign fisheries, twenty-five cents per gallon; whale or other fish oil, not sperm, of foreign fisheries, fifteen cents per gallon; whalebone, the product of foreign fisheries, twelve and a half per centum