United States Statutes at Large/Volume 1/5th Congress/2nd Session/Chapter 10

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Jan. 29, 1798.
Chap. Ⅹ.—An Act to amend the several act for laying duties on Spirits distilled within the United States, and on Stills.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, Owners of stills to elect as to the time they will pay duties.That from and after the passing of this act, it shall be lawful for all owners of stills within the United States, which shall have been duly entered according to law, to make their election, at any time of the year, both as to the rate of Repealed April 6, 1802. duty which they may choose to pay for the employment of their said stills, whether for a year, or for such other shorter period, as may be allowed by law; and also, as to the time of commencing such employment.

Approved, January 29, 1798.