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used for any other vessel, or any other employment, than that, for which it is specially granted, or in any trade or business, whereby the revenue of the united states may be defrauded ; and if such ship or vessel be less than twenty tons burthen, the husband or managing owner shall swear or affirm, that she is wholly the property of a citizen or citizens of the united states ; whereupon it shall be the duty of the collector of the district comprehending the port, whereto such ship or vessel may belong, (the duty of six cents, per ton being first paid) to grant a license, in the form following: “ License for carrying on the [here insert, coasting trade, whale fishery, or cod fishery, as the case may be.]

“ In pursuance of an act of the congress of the united states of Ame. rica, entitled “ An act for enrolling and licensing ships or vessels to be employed in the coasting trade and fisheries, and for regulating the same," (inserting here the name of the husband or managing owners with his occupation and place of abode, and the name of the mast., with the place of his abode) having given bond, that the (insert here, the description of the vessel, whether ship, brigantine, snow, schiconer, sloop, or whatever else she may be,) called the (insert here the vessel's name) whereof the said (naming the master) is master, burthen (iasert here, the number of tons, in words) tons, as appears by her enrol. ment, dated at (naming the district, day, month and year, in words at length, but if she be less than twenty tons, insert, instead thereof) proof being had of her admeasurement shall not be employed in any trade, while this license shall continue in force, whereby the revenue of the united states shall be defrauded, and having also sworn (or affirmed) that this license shall not be used for any other vessel, or for . any other employment, than is herein specified, license is here's granted for the said inserting here, the description of the vessel) called the (inserting here the vessel's name) to be employed in carry. ing on the (inserting here, coasting trade, whale fishery, or cod fishery, as the case may be) for one year from the date hercof, and no longer: Given under my hand and seal, at (naming the said district) this (inserting the particular day) day of (naming the month) in the year (specifying the number of the year in words at length)."

34. Sect. V. No license, granted to any ship or vessel, shall be considered in force, any longer than such ship or vessel is owned, and of the description set forth in such license, or for carrying on any other business or employment, than that for which she is specially lcensed, and if any ship or vessel be found with a forged or altered license, or making use of a license granted for any other ship or vessel, such ship or vessel, with her tackle, apparel, and the cargo found of board her, shall be forfeited.

35. SECT. VI. After the last day of May next, erery ship or vessel of twenty tons or upwards (other than such as are registered) found trading between district and district, or between different places in the saine district, or carrying on the fishery, without being enrolled and licensed, or if less than twenty tons, and not less than five ions, with out a license, in manner as is provided by this act, such sbip or vessel, if laden with goods, the growth or manufacture of the united states only (distilled spirits excepted) or in ballast, shall pay the same sees and tonnage in every port of the united states, at which she may arrive, as ships or vessels not belonging to a citizen or citizens of the united states, and if she have on board any articles of foreign growth or ma nufacture, or distilled spirits, other than sca stores, the ship or vessel, together with her tackle, apparel and furniture, and the lading found on board, shall be forfeited: Provided, however, if such ship or ves sel be at sea, at the expiration of the time, for which the license was given, and the master of such ship or vessel shall swear or affirm that such was the case, and shall also within forty-eight hours after his arrival deliver to the collector of the district in which he shall first arrive the license which shall have expired, the forfeiture aforesaid shall not be incurred, nor shail the ship or vessel be liable to pay the fees and tonnage aforesaid.

36. Szct. VII. The collector of each district shall progressively number the licenses by him granted, beginning anew at the commencement of each year, and shall make a record thereof in a book, to be by him kept for that purpose, and shall, once in three months, transmit to the register of the treasury,copies of the licenses, which shall have been so granted by him; and also of such licenses, as shall have been given up or returned to him, respectively, in pursuance of this act. And where any ship or vessel shall be licensed, or enrolled anew, or being licensed or enrolled, shall afterwards be registered, or being registered, shali afterwards be enrolled or licensed, she shall, in every such case, be enrolled, licensed or registered by her former name.

37. SECT. VIII. If any ship or vessel, enrolled or licensed, as aforesaid, shall proceed on a foreign voyage, without first giving up her enrolment anci license, to the collector of the distriot comprehending the port, from which she is about to proceed on such foreign voyage, and being duly registered by such collector, every such ship or vessel, together with her tackle, apparel and furniture, and the goods, wares and merchandise, so imported therein, shall be liable to seizure and forfeiture : Provided always, if the port, from which such ship or vessel is about to proceed on such foreign voyage, be not within the district, where such ship or vessel is enrolled, the collector of such district shall give to the master of such ship or vessel a certificate, specifying that the enrolment and license of such ship or vessel is received by him, and the time when it was so received; which certificate shall af. terwards be delivered by the said master to the collector, who may have granted such enrolment and license.

58. Sect. IX. The license, granted to any ship or vessel, shall be given up to the collecior of the district, who may have granted the same, within three days after the expiration of the time, for which it was granted, in case such ship or vessel be then within the district, or if she be absent, at that time, within three days from her first arrival within the district afterwards, or if she be sold out of the district, within three days after the arrival of the master within any district, to the collector of such district taking his certificate therefor; and if the master thereof shall neglect, or refuse to deliver up the license, as aforesaid, he shall forfeit fifty dollars ; but if such license shall have been previously given up to the collector of any other district, as authorized by this act, and a certificate thereof under the hand of such collector, be produced by such master, or if such license be lost, or destroyed, or unintentionally mislaid, so that it cannot be found, and the master of such ship or vessel shall make and subscribe an oath or affirmation, that such license is lost, destroyed, or unintentionally mislaid, as he verily believes, and that the same, if found, shall be delivered up as is herein required, then the aforesaid penalty shall not be incurred. And if such license shall be lost, destroyed, or unintentionally mislaid, as aforesaid, before the expiration of the time, for which it was granted, upon the like oath or affirmation being made and subscribed by the master of such ship or vessel, the said collector is hereby authorized and required, upon application being made therefor, to license such ship or vessel anew, . 39. Sect. X. It shall and may be lawful for the owner or owners of any licensed ship or vessel, to return such license to the collector who granted the same, at any time within the year, for which it was granted, who shall thereupon, cancel the same, and shall license such vessel anew, upon the application of the owner or owners, and upon the conditions herein before required, being complied with; and in case the term, for which the former license was granted, shall not be expired, an abatement of the tonnage of six cents per ton shall be made, in the proportion of the time so unexpired.

40. Sect. XI. Every licensed ship or vessel shall have her name, and the port to which she belongs, painted on her stern, in the manner as is provided for registered ships or vessels, and if any licensed ship or vessel be found, without such painting, the owner or own. er's thereof, shall pay twenty dollars. [See antea 3.]

41. Sect, XII. When the master of any licensed ship or vessel, ferry boats excepted, shall be changed, the new master, or, in case of his absence, the owner or one of the owners thereof, shall report such change to the collector residing at the port where the same may happen, if there be one, otherwise, to the collector residing at any port, where such ship or vessel may next arrive, who, upon the oath or affirmation of such new master, or in case of his absence, of the owner or one of the owners, that he is a citizen of the united states and that such ship or vessel shall not, while such license continues in force, be employed in any manner, whereby the revenue of the united states may bedefrauded, shall endorse such change on the license, with the name of the new master; and when any change shall happen, as aforesaid, and such change shall not be reported, and the endorsement made of such change, as is herein required, such ship or vessel, found carrying on the coasting trade or fisheries, shall be subject to pay the same fees and tonnage, as a vessel of the united states, having a register, and the said new master shall forfeit and pay the sum of ten dollars.

42. Sect. XIII. It shall be lawfui, at all times, for any officer concorned in the collection of the revenue, to inspect the enrolment or lik cense of any ship or vessel; and if the master of any such ship or yes sel shall not exhibit the same, when thereunto required by such officers he shall pay one hundred dollars.

43. Sect. XIV. The master or commander of every ship or ves: sel licensed for carrying on the coasting trade, destined from a district in one state, to a district in the same, or an adjoining state on the sea coast, or on a navigable river, having on board, either distilled spirits in casks exceeding five hundred gallons, wine in casks exceeding two hundred and fifty gallons, or in bottles exceeding one hundred dozens, sugar in casks or boxes exceeding three thousand pounds, tea in chests or boses exceeding five hundred pounds, coffee in casks or bags exceeding one thousand pounds, or foreign merchandise in packages, as imported, exceeding in value four hundred dollars, or goods, wares or merchandise, consisting of such enumerated or other articles of foreign growth or manufacture, or of both, whose aggregate value exceeds eight hundred dollars, shall, previous to the departure of such ship or vessel, from the port where she may then be, make out and subscribe duplicate manifests of the whole of such cargo on board such ship or vessel, specifying in such manifests, the marks and numbers of every cask, bag, box, chest or package containing the same, with the name and place of residence of every shipper and consignee, and the quantity shipped by and to each, and if there be a collector or surveyor, residing at such port, or within five miles thereof, he shall deliver such manifests to the collector, if there be one, otherwise to the surveyor, before whom he shall swear or aflirm, to the best of his knowledge and belief, that the goods therein contained were legally imported, and the duties thereupon paid or secured, or if spirits distilled within the united states, that the duties thereupon have been paid or secured, whereupon the said collector or surveyor shall certify the same on the said manifests, one of which he shall returir to the said master, with a permit, specifying thereon, generally, the lading on board such ship or vessel, and authorizing him to proceed to the port of his destination. And if any ship or ressel, being laden and destined, as aforesaid, shall depart from the port where she may them be, without the master or commander having first made out and subścribed duplicate manifests of the lading on board such ship or vessel, and in case there be a collector or surveyor residing at such port, or within five miles thereof, without having previously delivered the same to the said collector or surveyor, and obtaining a permit, in inanper as is herein required, such master or commander shall pay one hundred dollars.

Sect. XV. The master or commander of every ship or vessel licensed for carrying on the coasting trade, having on board, either distilled spirits in casks exceeding five hundred gallons, wine in casks exceeding two hundred and fisty gallons, or in bottles exceeding one hundred dozens, sugar in casks or boxes exceeding three thousand pounds, tea in chests or boxes exceeding five hundred pounds, coffee in casks or bags exceeding one thousand pounds, or foreign merchandise in packages, as imported, exceeding in value four hundred dollars, or goods, wares or merchandise, consisting of such enumerated or other articles of foreign growth or manufacture, or of both, whose aggregate value exceeds eight hundred dollars, and arriving from a district in one state, at a district in the same or an adjoining state on the sea coast, or on a navigable river, shall, previous to the unlading of any part of the cargo of such ship or vessel, deliver to the collector, if there be one, or if not, to the surveyor residing at the port of her arrival, or if there be no collector or surveyor residing at such port, then to a collector or surveyor, if there be any such officer, residing within five miles thereof, the manifest of the cargo, certified by the collector or surveyor of the district from whence she sailed (if ihere be such manifest) Otherwise the duplicate manifests thereof, as is herein before directed, to the truth of which, before such oflicer, he shall swear or affirm. And if there have been taken on board such ship or vessel, any other or more goods, than are contained in such manifest or manifests, sinco her departure from the port, from whence she first sailed, or if any goods have been since landed, the said master or commander shall make known and particularize the same to the said collector or survey. or, or if no such goods have been so taken on board or landed, he shall so declare, to the truth of which he shall swear or affirm : Whereupon, the said collector or surveyor shall grant a permit for unlading a part, or the whole of such cargo, as the said master or commander may request. And if there be no collector or surveyor, residing at, or within five miles of the said port of her arrival, the master or commander of such ship or vessel may proceed to discharge the lading from on board such ship or vessel,but shall deliver to the collector or surveyor, residing at the first port, where he may next afterwards arrive, and within twenty-four hours of his arrival, the manifest or manifests aforesaid, noting thereon the times when, and places where, the goods, therein mentioned, have been unladen, to the truth of which, before the said last mentioned collector or surveyor, he shall swear or affirm ; and if the master or commander of any such ship or vessel, being laden as aforesaid, shall neglect or refuse to deliver the manifest or manifesis, at the times, and in the manner, herein directed, he shall pay one hundred dollars.

44. Sect. XVI. The master or commander of every ship or vessel, licensed for carrying on the coasting trade, and being ciestined from any district of the united states, to a district other than a district in the same, or an adjoining state, on the sea coast, or on a navigable river, shall, previous to her departure, deliver to the collector residing at the port where such ship or vessel may be, if there is one, otherwise to the collector of the district comprehending such port, or to a surveyor within the district, as the one or the other may reside nearest to the port at which such ship or vessel may be, duplicate manifests of the whole cargo on board such ship or vessel, or if there be no cargo on board, he shall so certify, and if there be any distilled spirits, or goods, wares and merchandise, of foreign growth or manufacture on board, other than what may, by the collector, be deemed suficient for sea stores, he shall specify in such manifests, the marks and numbers of every cask, bag, box, chest or package, containing the same, with the name, and place of residence, of every shipper and consignee of such distilled spirits, or goods of foreign growth or manufacture, and the quantity shipped by, and to cach, to be by him subscribed, and to the truth or

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