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On hats, caps, and bonnets of every fort,
tons and buckles of every kind,
ointments, oils, waters, washes, tinctures, essences, or other preparations, or compositions, commonly called sweet scents or odours, perfumes or cosmetics, and on all dentifrice, powders or
preparations for the teeth or gums, On gold, silver, or plated wares, gold
and silver lace, jewellery and paste work, clocks and watches, and the
parts of either, On groceries, to wit; cinnamon, cloves,
mace, nutmegs, ginger, anniseed, currants, dates, prunes, raisins, sugar-can- } dy, oranges, lemons, limes, and generally, all fruits and comfits, olives, capers, pickles of every fort, oil, and
mustard in flour, On all marble, flate, or other stone, on
bricks, tiles, tables, mortars, and other stone, and generally, on all glass, except window glass, and on all stone and
earthen ware, On cabinet wares, and all manufactures
of wood, or of which wood is the ma
terial of chief value, On all manufactures of cotton or linen,
or of muslins; of cotton and linen, or of which cotton or linen, is the material of chief value, being printed,
stained or coloured,
and a half per cent. ad valorem.
Five per cent. ad valorem.
Additional ter the said last day of June instant, there thall certain ar
be laid, levied and collected, in addition to the ticles im- present duty thereupon, a duty of two and a ported in vefsels of
half per cent. ad valorem, upon all goods, U.S. after wares and merchandize, which, if imported 30th June. in ships or vessels of the United States, are
now chargeable, by law, with a duty of seven
and a half per cent. ad valorem. . 4th rection Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the of certain fourth section of the act, intitled, “ An act tinued to for raising a further sum of money for the proIst Jaru- tection of the frontiers, and for other purposes ary, 1797,
therein mentioned,” whereby an additional duty of two and a half per cent. ad valorem, was laid upon certain goods, wares, and merchandize, be, and the fame is hereby continued in force, until the first day of January,
one thousand feven hundred and ninety-seven. Azłditional Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That an duty on addition of ten per centum, shall be made, to faid articles brought in the several rates of duties, above specified and foreign vef- imposed, in respect to all goods, wares and fels.
merchandize, which, after the said last day of June instant, shall be imported in ships or vessels, not of the United States.
Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That all When duties on duties, which shall be paid, or secured to be goods, paid, by virtue of this act, shall be returned Niall be re- or discharged, in respect to all such goods,
wares or merchandize, whereupon they shall have been so paid, or secured to be paid as within twelve calender months after payment made or security given, shall be exported to
any foreign port or place, except one per cenexcept one per cent.
tum on the amount of the said duties, which shall be retained, as an indemnification for whatever expense may have accrued concern. ing the same.
1 ] Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That the cores adt, intitled, “ An act to provide more effec- in force as tually for the collection of the duties imposed to colles.
cution of du. by law on gouds, wares and merchandize im- ties under ported into the United States, and on the ton- this nage of ships or vessels,” shall extend to, and be in full force for the collection of the duties specified and laid in and by this act, and generally, for the execution thereof, as fully and effectually as if every regulation, restriction, penalty, provision, clause, matter and thing, therein contained, had been herein inserted and re-enacted.
Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That no- This act thing in this act shall be construed to extend mootto to, or affect the act, intitled, “ An act pro- other act. hibiting, for a limited time, the exportation of arms and ammunition, and encouraging the importation of the fame.”
Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That this act shall continue in force until the first day of January, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-seven, and no longer. FRÉDERICK AUGUSTUS MUHLENBERG, Speaker of the House of Representatives. .. RALPH IZARD, President of the
Senate, pro tempore. APPROVED, June the seventh, 1794:
President of the United States.
ting, for at act, intitled trued to e
; CHAPTER LV.
the principal Clerks in the Department of
An Act to make Provision for the Widow
An Act concerning Invalids. Secretary D E it enacted by the Senate and House of olararo D Representatives of the United States of tain per- America, in Congress assembled, That the Se. fons on
cretary of the war department be, and he is liit. hereby directed to place upon the list of inva
lid pensioners of the United States, all perfons who have been returned as such by the judges of the several districts, under the act of Congress of the twenty-eighth of February, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three, intitled, “ Anact to regulate the claims to invalid pensions, and whoby legal proofs, are by him found to come clearly within the provisions of the said act, and are reported as having compleat evidence of their claims, in the report of the said Secretary upon that subject, made
to Congress the twenty-fifth day of April, one How paid. thousand feven hundred and ninety-four; and
all persons placed by virtue of this act on the list of invalid pensioners, shall receive such sums as the returns of the district judges have respectively specified, and be paid, in the fame manner as invalid pensioners are paid, who have been heretofore placed on the list : Provided, That every commissioned officer, who Ihall, by virtue of this act, be placed on