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APPENDIX.

CONTENTS

l'alue of Foreign Coins.
Immediate Transportation Ports.
Standard Gauge for imported Sheet and Plate Iron.
Capacity of bottles containing Brandy, Ale, Porter and Beer.
Rates of Tare.
Metric System.-Authorized table of Weights and Measures.
Spanish pounds reduced to United States pounds.
Hundred-weights and Tons reduced to pounds.
Lineal Yard reduced to Square Yards.
lletre reduced to Square Yards.
Kilograms or Kilos reduced to Avoirdupois pounds.
Liters reduced to United States gallons.
Pounds Sterling of Great Britain reduced to Custom House

Standard.
Franc of France, Switzerland and Belgium; Lire of Italy; Drachma

of Greece and Peseta of Spain reduced to Custom House

Standard. Mark of the German Empire reduced to Custom House Standard. Crown of Denmark, Norway and Sweden reduced to Custom

Standard. Foreign lleights and Measures reduced to l'nited States Standard.

The value of Foreign Coins are proclaimed by the Secretary of the Treasury on the first day of Jan. uary, April, July and October in each year. (See Section 25, Act of August 28, 1894, supra).

Country

Standard.

Monetary unit.

Value in

terms of U.S. Gold

dollar.

Coins.

.20, 3

.19, 3

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Cuba ......

Argentine Repub-Gold and

Gold: Argentine (84.82,4) and 2 Argentine. iie. Silver Peso....

$0.96, 5 Silver: peso and divisions.

(Gold: former system-4 florins ($1.92,9), 8

florins ($3,85,8), ducat ($2.25,7) and 1 duAustria-Hungary.. Gold...... Crown .......

cats ($9.15,8). Silver: 1 and 2 florips. i Gold: present system---20 crowns (64.652).

10 crowns ($2.02,6).
Belgium.
Gold and Franc

Gold: 10 and 20 francs. Silver: 5 francs.
Silver
Bolivia
Silver.... Boliviano ...

.44, 1 Silver: Boliviano and divisions.
Brazil
Gold...... Milreis......

.54, 6

Gold: 5, 10, and 20 mílreis. Silver: 2, 1,

and 2 milreis. British Possessions Gold..... Dollar

1.00 N. A. (except

Newfoundland.
Central American

States-
Costa Rica,......
Guatemala..
Honduras.
Silver.... Peso

.44, 1 Silver: peso and divisions.
Nicaragua.
Salvador.
Chili.
Gold and Peso

.91, 2 Gold: escudo ($1.82,4), doubloon ($1.56,1),
Silver

and condor ($9,12,3). Silver: Jeso and

divisions.
(Shanghai .65, 2

Haik wan. .72, 0
China
Silver.... Tael.. (Custoins)

Tientsin..
Chefoo

.68, 3
Colombia
Silver.... Peso..

.44,1

Gold: condor ($9.64,7) and double-condor.

Silver peso.
Gold and Peso

.92, 6 Gold: doubloon ($5.01,7). Silver: peso.
Silver.
Denmark.
Gold......Crown....

.26, 8

Gold: 10 and 20 crowns.
Ecuador....
Silver.... Sucre......

.44, 1 Gold: condor (9.64,7) and double condor.

Silver: sucre and divisions.
Egypt....

Gold......Pound (100 pias 4.94, 3 Gold: pound (100 piasters), 5, 10, 20, and 60
tres)

piasters, Silver: 1, 2, 5, 10, and 30 pias.
Finland ......
Gold...... Mark .....

.19, 3 Gold: 20 marks ($3.85,9), 10 marks (81.93). France.... Gold and Franc.......

.19, 3

Gold: 5, 10, 20, 50, and 100 francs, silver:
Silver.

6 francs. German Empire... Gold...... Mark ......

.23, 8 Gold 5, 10, and 20 marks. Great Britain.... Gold...... Pound sterling.. 4.86, 6., Gold: sovereign (pound sterling) and 2,2

sovereign, Greece..... Gold and Drachma

.19, 3

Gold: 5, 10, 20, 50, and 100 drachmas. Sil-
Silver.

ver: 5 drachnias.
Hayti
Gold and Gourde..

.96, 5 Silver: gourde.
Silver.
India....
Silver.... Rupee...

.21, 0 Gold: mohur ($7.10,5). Silver: rupee and

divisions. Italy.. Gold and Lira

.19, 3 Gold: 5, 10, 20, 50, and 100 lire. Silver: 5 Silver.

lire. *Gold & Japan...

...Gold.... Yen. {

.39, 7

Gold: 1.2, 5, 10, and 20 yen.
Silver.)
...Silver... .47, 6

Silver: yen,
Liberia.
Gold...... Dollar

1.00
Mexico
Silver.... Dollar.........

.47 9 Gold: dollar ($0.98 3), 23, 5, 10. and 20 dol.

lars. silver: dollar (or peso) and divisins Netherlands....... Gold and Florin

.40, 2

Gold: 10 forins. silver: tai i, and he
Silver

florins Newfouudland..... Gold...... Dollar....

1.01, 4 Gold: 2 dollars ($9.02.7). Norway Gold...... Crown....

.26, 8 Gold: 10 and 20 crowns. Persia ..... Silver.... Kran.....

.08, 1 Gold: %, 1, and, toinans ($3.40,9), Silver:

14, 12, 1, 2, and 5 krans, Peru..... Silver.... Sol

.44, 1 Silver: sol and divisions. Portugal... Gold...... Milreis

1.08 Gold: 1, 2, 5, and 10 milreis.

Gold: imperial (87.71,8), and ". imperial Russia....... Silveri... Ruble...

133.86). Silver..

.35, 3 Silver: !1, 2, and 1 ruble. Spain.... Gold and Peseta...

.19, 3

Gold: 25 pesetas. Silver: 5 pesetas.
Silver.
Sweden
Gold...... Crown

.26, 8

| Gold: 10 and 20 crowns. Switzerland.. Gold and Franc

.19, 3 Gold: 5, 10, 20, 50, and 100 francs. cilier: Silver.

á francs. Tripoli. Silver.... Mahbub of 20 pías.

.39, 8

ters Turkey Gold..... Piaster...

.04,4 Gold: 25, 50, 100, 250. and 500 piasters Venezuela Gold and Bolivar....

.19, 3 Gold: 5, 10, 20, 50, and 100 bolivars, il-
Silver.

ver: 5 bolivars.
*Gold the nominal standard. Silver practically the standard.
tCoined since January 1, 1-6. Old half-imperial$3.98.6.

Silver the nominal standard. Paper the actual currency, the depreciation of which is mesured by the gold standard.

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IMMEDIATE TRANSPORTATION PORTS.

Ports at which Merchandise may be entered for Transportation to

other Ports without Appraisement under the Immediate Trans.

portation Act of June 10, 1830, supra. Baltimore, Md.

Marquette, Mich. Pensacola, Fla.
Bath, Me.
Mobile, Ala.

Rochester, N. Y.
Boston, Mass.

New York, N. Y. Savannah, Ga. Bangor, Me.

Newport News, Va. San Francisco, Cal. Chicago, Ill.

New Orleans, La. Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. Charleston, S. C. Norfolk, Va.

Seattle, Wash. Cleveland, Ohio. Ogdensburg, N. Y. San Diego, Cal. Detroit, Mich.

Philadelphia, Pa. Sioux City, Iowa, Duluth, Minn.

Port Huron, Mich. Tacoma, Wash.
Fernandina, Fla. Portland, Me.

Tampa, Fla.
Galveston, Tex.
Portland, Oreg.

Toledo, Ohio.
Key West, Fla.

Port Townsend, Wash. Vanceboro, Me. Los Angeles, Cal.

Ports to which Merchandise may be Transported without Appraise

ment under the Immediate Transportation Act of June 10, 1880,

supra. Atlanta, Ga.

Jacksonville, Fla. Portsmouth, N. H.
Albany, N. Y.

Kansas City, Mo. Portland, Me.
Buffalo, N. Y.
Key West, Fla.

Portland, Oreg.
Burlington, Vt.
Louisville, Ky.

Port Townsend, Wash.
Boston, Mass.
Lincoln, Nebr.

Richmond, Va. Baltimore, Md.

Los Angeles, Cal. Rochester, N. Y. Bath, Me.

Marquette, Mich. Sandusky, Ohio. Bangor, Me.

Middletown, Conn. Sioux City, Iowa. Bridgeport, Conn. Minneapolis, Minn. San Antonio, Tex. Charleston, S. C. Milwaukee, Wis. Springfield, Mass. Chicago, Ill.

Memphis, Tenn. Savannah, Ga. Cincinnati, Ohio. Mobile, Ala.

St. Augustine, Fla. Council Bluffs, Iowa. Nashville, Tenn.

St. Louis, Mo. Cleveland, Ohio. Newark, N. J.

St. Joseph, Mo. Columbus, Ohio. Newport eNws, Va. St. Paul, Minn, Detroit, Mich.

New York, Y. Y. San Francisco, Cal.
Denver, Colo.

New Haven, Conn. San Diego, Cal.
Duluth, Minn.
Norfolk, Va.

Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. Dubuque, Iowa.

New Orleans, La. Seattle, Wash,
Des Moines, Iowa. Oakland, Cal.

Tainpa, Fla.
Dunkirk, N. Y.
Ocala, Fla.

Tacoma, Wash
Evansville, Ind.
Omaha, Nebr.

Toledo, Ohio.
Enfield, Conn.

Ogdensburg, N. Y. Vanceboro, Me. Galveston, Tex.

Providence, R. I. Vernon, Rockville, Conn. Grand Haven, Mich. Philadelphia, Pa. Washington, D. C. Grand Rapids, Mich. Pittsburg, Pa.

Wilmington, Del. Hartford, Conn. Port Huron, Mich. Wilmington, N. C. Indianapolis, Ind.

STANDARD GAUGE for IMPORTED SHEET and PLATE IRON.

(U. S. Statutes, Vol. 27, page 746.) An Act establishing a standard gauge for sheet and plate iron and steel.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That for the purpose of securing uniformity the following is established as the only standard gauge for sheet and plate iron and steel in the United States of America, namely:

Approxi Approxi.

Weight

Weight Weight Weight Weight mate Number mate thick

per
Approxi-
per square per per

per
ness in
thickness

square

mate thickof

foot foot

square square square
decimal
in frac-

ness in
inounces

in pounds foot meter meter in gauge. tions of an parts of an millimeters avoirdu- avoirdu- in kilo- in kilo- pounds inch. inch,

pois.
pois. grams. grams. avoir-

dupois.

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000000
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0000
000
00
0

.46875 .4375 40625 .375 .34375 .3125 28123 .265625

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7-16 13-32

3-8 11-32 5-16 9-32 17-64

1-4 15-64

7-32 13-64

3-16 11-64 5-32 9-64 1-8 7-64 3-32 5-64 9-128 1-16 9-160 1-20 7-160 3-80 11-320

1-32 9-320 1-40

87.45 $0.12 74.00

8

60.55

10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

12.7
11.90625
11.1123
10.31875
9.525
8.73125
7.9375
7.14375
6.746875
6.35
5.953125
5.556,25
5.159375
4.7625
4.365625
3.96875
3.571875
3.175
2.778125
2.38125
1.984375
1.7859375

1.5875
1 1.42875

1:27
1.11125

9525
.873125
793750
714375
.635
.555625
.47625
4365625
.396875
.3571875
.3175
.2778125
.25796875
.238125
.21828125
.1984375
. 17859375
.168671875
. 15875

70 60 50 45 40

234375
21875
203125
.1875
.171875
.15625
140625

125
.109375
.09375
.078125
.0703125
0625
.05625
.05
.04375
.0375
.034375
.03125
0:28125
.025
.021875
.01875
.0171875
.015625
.01406:25
.0125
.0109375
.01015625
.009375
.00859375
.0078125
.00703125
.006640625
.00625

6.875
6.25
5.625
5
4.375
3.75
3.125
2.8125
2.5
2.25
2
1.75
1.50
1.375
1.25
1.125
1
.875
.75
.6875
.625
.5625

33.64 30.27 26.91 24. 21.53 18.84 16.15

39.67 36.62 33.57 30.52 27.46 27.41 21.36 18.31 15.26 13.73 12.21 10.99 9.765 8.544 1.324 6.773 6.103 5.493 4.882 4 272 3.602 3.357 3.05 2.746 2.441 2.136 3.983 1.831 1.678 1.528 1.373 1.997 1.21

2.268 1.984 1.701 1.417 1.276 1.134 1.021

.9072 .7938 .6804 .6237 .567 .5103 .4536 .3969 .3402 .3119 2835 .2551 2268 .1984 .1843

1701 . 1559 . 1417 1276 1205 .1134

13.46 12.11 10 76 9.42

18 16 14 12 11 10

9 8

8.07

6.73

3-160 11-640

1-64 9-640 1-80 7-640 13-1280

3-320 11-1280 5-640 9-1280 17-2560 1-160

5.38 4.71 4.37 4.04

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And on and after July first, eighteen hundred and ninety-three, the same and no other shall be used in determining duties and taxes levied by the United States of America on sheet and plate iron and steel. But this Act shall not be construed to increase duties upon any articles which may be imported.

SEC. 2. That the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and required to prepare suitable standards in accordance herewith.

SEC. 3. That in the practical use and application of the standard gauge hereby established a variation of two and one-half per cent, either way may be allowed.

Regulations in T. D. 14263.

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