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the provisions of this act upon such platform or flat cars; and the weight of such merchandise so transported shall be ascertained in all cases before shipment, and ordinary railroad seals (scales] may be used for such purposes; and inspectors shall be stationed at proper points along the designated routes, or upon any car, vessel, vehicle, or train, at the discretion of the Secretary of the Treasury, and at the expense of the companies, respectively. Such merchandise shall not be unladen or transshipped between the ports of first arrival and final destination, unless authorized by the regulations of the Secretary of the Treasury in cases which may arise from a difference in the gauge of railroads, or "where the route is bonded for both land and water carriage," or from accidents, or from legal intervention, or when, by reason of the length of the route, the cars, after due inspection by customs officers, shall be considered unsafe or unsuitable to proceed further, or from low water, ice, or other unavoidable obstruction to navigation; and in no case shall there be permitted any breaking of the original packages of such merchandise.

Blocks of marble entitled to the privilege of this aet (T. D. 12170), but bottles in bulk are excluded (T. D. 7988, 8001).

Direct transfer from importing vessel. SEC. 6. Amended by Act July 2, 1884, to read as follows: That merchandise so destined for immediate transportation shall be transferred, under proper supervision, directly from the importing vessel to the car, vessel, or vehicle specified in the entry provided for in section two of this act.

Ports to which merchandise may be transported. Sec. 7. That the privilege of immediate transportation shall extend to the ports of New York and Buffalo, in New York; Burlington, in Vermont; Boston, in Massachusetts; Providence and Newport, in Rhode Island; New Haven, Middletown and Hartford, in Connecticut; Philadelphia and Pittsburg, in Pennsylvania; Baltimore, Crisfield and Annapolis, in Maryland; Wilmington and Seaford, in Delaware; Salem, Massachusetts; Georgetown in the District of Columbia; Norfolk, Petersburg and Richmond, in Virginia; Wilmington and Newbern, in North Carolina; Charleston and Port Royal, in South Carolina; Savannah and Brunswick, in Georgia; New Orleans, in Louisiana; Portland and Bath, in Maine; Portsmouth, in New Hampshire; Chicago, Cairo, Alton and Quincy, in Illinois; Detroit. Port Huron and Grand Haven, in Michigan; Saint Louis, Kansas City and Saint Joseph, in Missouri; Saint Paul, in Minnesota; Cincinnati, Cleveland and Toledo, in

Ohio; Milwaukee and Lacrosse, in Wisconsin; Louisville, in Kentucky; San Francisco, San Diego and Wilmington, in California; Portland, in Oregon; Memphis, Nashville and Knoxville, in Tennessee; Mobile, in Alabama; and Evansville, in Indiana; and Galveston, Houston, Brownsville, Corpus Christi, and Indianola, in Texas; Omaha, in Nebraska; Dubuque, Burlington, and Keokuk, in Iowa; Leavenworth, ir Kansas; Tampa Bay, Fernandina, Jacksonville, Cedar Keys, Key West, and Apalachicola, in Florida: Provided, That the privilege of transportation herein conferred shall not extend to any place at which there are not the necessary officers for the appraisement of merchandise and the collection of duties

1. Additional ports having had the privilege of this act conferred upon them by subsequent legislation, a list of the same will be found in the Appendix.

2. A bonded warehouse is not necessary at an interior port designated under this section in order to entitle such port to the benefit of the act (T. D. 9218).

Repeal provisions. SEC. 8. That sections twenty-nine hundred and ninety, twenty-nine hundred and ninety-one, twenty-nine hundred and ninety-two, twenty-nine hundred and ninety-three, twenty-nine hundred and ninety-four, twenty-nine hundred and ninety-five, twenty-nine hundred and ninety-six and twenty-nine hundred and ninety-seven of the Revised Statutes be and the same are hereby repealed.

Limitation on time of shipment. SEC. 9. That no merchandise shall be shipped under the provisions of this act after such merchandise shall have been landed ten days from the importing vessel, and merchandise not entered within such time shall be sent to a bonded warehonse by the collector as unclaimed, and held until regularly entered and appraised.

The merchandise must be actually shipped within the ten days, and, if carried to the warehouse, cannot remain there longer than ten days from the landing and be afterwards forwarded under the act (T. D. 5555), Sundays and holidays are included in counting the ten days' limitation (T. D, 9815).

Lien for Freight on imported goods. SEC. 10. See section 2981 of the Revised Statutes, supra, as amended by this section.

Time Act to take effect. Sec. 11. That this act shall take effect and be in force from and after the first day of July, anno Domini eighteen hundred and eighty.

Amendment. The above Act of June 10, 1880, amended by the Act of February 23, 1887, as follows:

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the provisions of the act entitled "An act to amend the statutes in relation to the immediate transportation of dutiable goods, and for other purposes," approved June tenth, eighteen hundred and eighty, be, and the same are hereby, so amended as to allow merchandise liable to specific rates of duty only to be entered for immediate transportation without appraisement to any of the ports mentioned in the seventh section of said act, although the same may not appear by the invoice, bill of lading, or manifest of the importing vessel to be consigned to or destined for either of said ports, when the consignee at the port of first arrival shall make written application therefor to the collector, giving the name of the person at the port or destination to whom he desires the merchandise to be consigned; and whenever such application and entry shall be made, the original invoice presented by the consignee at the port of first arrival shall be forwarded, with a copy of the transportation entry, to the col[1]ector at the port of destination; and a copy of such invoice shall be retained on file at the port of first arrival. The original invoice so forwarded shall be treated as the only invoice of the merchandise upon which entry shall be made at the port of destination, and the person making such entry shall be held responsible for the statements contained therein in the same manner as if the merchandise had been originally consigned to him: Provided, however, That the privileges herein conferred shall not extend to any merchandise the duties upon which, or any portion thereof, depend upon the value of such merchandise: And provided further, That such privilege shall be granted only in cases where no part of the merchandise shall have been landed prior to entry for immediate transportation as aforesaid.

ACT OF FEBRUARY 8, 1881.

(U. S. Statutes, Vol. 21, page 321.)

An Act to amend the law relative to the seizure and forfeiture

of vessels for breach of the revenue laws.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That no vessel used by any person or corporation, as common carriers, in the transaction of their business as such common carriers, shall be subject to seizure or forfeiture by force of the provisions of title thirty-four of the Revised Statutes of the United States unless it shall appear that the owner or master of such vessel, at the time of the alleged illegal act, was a consenting party or privy thereto.

ACT OF AUGUST 1, 1882.

(U. 8. Statutes, Vol. 22, page 181.)

An Act to amend the statutes in relation to copyright.

Designs for Molded Decorative Articles, Tiles, Plaques, or

Articles of Pottery or metal, Copyrighted. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That manufacturers of designs for molded decorative articles, tiles, plaques, or articles of pottery or metal subject to copyright may put the copyright mark prescribed by section 4962 of the Revised Statutes, and acts additional thereto, upon the back or bottom of such articles, or in such other place upon them as it has heretofore been usual for manufacturers of such articles to employ for the placing of manufacturers, merchants, and trade-marks thereon. (See $1, Act June 18, 1874, supra, and Act March 3, 1891, post.)

ACT OF JANUARY 9, 1883.

(U. S. Statutes, Vol. 22, page 402.)

An Act to permit grain brought by Canadian farmers to be ground

at mills in the United States adjacent to Canadian territory under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the Treasury Department.

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Grain brought by Canadian Farmers to be ground by mills

in the United States, not liable to Duty.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
That grain brought into the United States in wagons or
other ordinary road vehicles by farmers residing in the
Dominion of Canada, to be ground by mills owned by citi-
zens of the United States, shall not be deemed to be im-
ported, or liable to import duties: Provided, That such
grain shall be brought into the United States under such
regulations as the Treasury Department may prescribe to
prevent fraud and evasion, and shall be returned as in like
manner provided by such regulations : And provided,
further, That entry shall be made of and duties paid upon
all such grain as shall be taken or received by mill-owners
as tolls for such grinding, under like regulations provided
by the Treasury Department.

For regulations see T. D. 5546, 5591.
The Act cannot be extended to grain from Mexico (T. D. 10985).

ACT OF MARCH 2, 1883.

(U. S. Statutes, Vol. 22, page 451.)

An Act to prevent the importation of adulterated and

spurious teas.

Importation of Adulterated Teas Prohibited. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That from and after the passage of this act it shall be unlawful for any person or persons or corporations to import or bring into the United States any merchandise for sale as

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