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Beaufort, Sundbury, Brunswick, St. Mary's,
Hardwick, and Tennessee, three per cent.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That from and after the last day of March, in the present year, in lieu of the yearly allowances heretofore established by law, there shall be yearly allowed to the following officers, the fums following, to wit :

Toeach of the collectors of the districts of An

napolis, Havre-de-Grace, Gloucester, SouthCompenfa. quay, Yeocomico, Tappahannock, Newbern,

Edenton, Camden, Wilmington, (North-Ca· collectors.

rolina,) Nanjemoy, Ipswich, York, Washington, Paffamaquoddy, Saint-Mary's, Vermont, Champlain, and Bermuda-Hundred, the sum of two hundred and fifty dollars.

To each of the collectors of the districts of Oxford, Vienna, Chester, Sagg-Harbour, Nottingham, Hampton, York-town, Dumfries, Foley-landing, Cherrystone, Beaufort, Brunswick and Hardwick, the sum of two hundred dollars.

To each of the collectors of the districts of Perth-Amboy, Kentucky, Portsmouth, Hudfon, Plymouth, Barnstable, Nantucket, Edgar-town, New-Bedford, Dighton, Penobscot, Frenchman's-Bay, Machias, Newport, Middletown, Fairfield, Burlington, Bridge-town, Great-Egg-Harbour, Little-Egg-Harbour, Wilmington, (in Delaware,) Snow-hill, Georgetown, in South-Carolina,) Sanbury, Tenneffee, Marblehead, New Haven, and Georgei town, (in Maryland,) the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars.

to each of the collectors of Biddeford, Bath, and Wiscasset, one hundred dollars...

To the naval-officer of the district of Portf mouth, two hundred dollars.

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labourers in weighing, and shall mark on each cask, box, bag, or package, the weight there. of, where the fame is not less than three hundred pounds, if thereunto required by the owner, at the time of weighing.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That from Fees arif.

on ere and after the last day of March, in the present portation year, all fees arising on the exportation of any ded among goods, wares or merchandize, on which draw. collectors, backs are allowed, shall be equally fhared payal-offi. cers and among the collector, naval-officer and survey. fyrveyors, or, where there are such officers at the port

where such fees are paid; to be accounted for, quarterly, by the collector or naval-officer, who shall receive the same; and where there is no naval-officer, such fees shall be di. vided equally between the collector and the surveyor, who may have been concerned in attending to such exportation. And the surveyors shall pay their proportion of the ex. pense of ftationery and printing.

Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That pre. No reffel

clear out vious to a clearance being granted to any vessel, çill fees are outward bound, the legal fees which shall have paid.

i accrued on such vessel, shall be paid at the

office or offices where such fees are respective,
ly payable ; and receipts for the same shall be
produced to the collector, or other officer
whose duty it may be to grant clearances, be.
'fore such clearance is granted,

Sec. 6. And be it further enacted; That a surveyor be appointed for the port of New, Brunswick, in New-Jerfey, to reside at New, Brunswick. And the port of Marblehead shall hereafter be a port at which vessels arriving

from beyond the Cape of Good Hope, may
enter and unlade.
JONATHAN DAYTON, Speaker of the

House of Representatives.
WILLIAM BINGHAM, President of the

Senate, prò tempore..
APPROVED, March third, 1797:
GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.

PROV

CHAPTER LXIV.

An Aet for raising a further Sum of Money, by

additional Duties on certain Articles inported;
and for other Purposes.

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dditional

Sec. I, D E it enacted by the Senate and
1. D House of Representatives of the
United States of America, in Congress alfombled,
That from and after the thirtieth day of June
next, the following duties, in addition to those
now in force, and payable on the several arti- duty on
cles hereinafter-enumerated, shall be laid, le certain.

imports.
vied and collected upon those articles, respec-
tively, at their importation into the United
States, from any foreign port or place, viz.,
upon all brown sugar, per pound, one half

cent ; upon all bohea tea, per pound, two
-cents; upon all molasses, per gallon, one cent; ,
and upon all velvets, and velverets, whether
printed, stained, coloured, or otherwise, and

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Ten per

duuLIONI 01 (cui per CCIILETT,

upon all muslins and muslinets, and other cotton goods, not printed, stained or coloured, two and a half per centum, ad valorem.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That from

and after the said thirtieth day of June next, Duty on

d the duties now in force, and payable upon su

the lugar-can. gar-candy, and cocoa, imported into the Unidy varied.

ted States, shall cease; and that, in lieu thereof; there shall thenceforth be levied and collected the following duty, viz. upon all sugar-candy, at its importation into the United States, from any foreign port or place, nine cents per pound; and upon all cocoa upon its importation as aforesaid, two cents per pound.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That an

addition of ten per centum, shall be made cent addi. to the several rates of duties above specified tion on im

in fo and imposed, in respect to all such goods,wares scign vef- and merchandize, as aforefaid, as shall, after

the said last day of June next, be imported in ships or vessels, not of the United States.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the

duties laid by this act, shall be levied and colHow duties lected in the fame manner, and under the same shall be regulations and allowances as to drawbacks, collected.

mode of security, and time of payment, refpectively, with the several duties now in force on the respective articles herein-before enumerated.

Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, : That on Draw

account of the additional duties laid on brown backs. sugar and molasses, by this act, the following

fums, respectively, shall, from and after the lalt day of December next, be added to the draw. backs now allowed and paid by law on sugar refined within the United States, and exported

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