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H. R. 379. Fifty-Fifth Congress of the United States of America

AT THE FIRST SESSION, BEGUN AND HELD IN THE CITY OF WASHINGTON ON MONDAY, THE FIFTEENTH

DAY OF MARCH, ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND NINETY-SEVEN.

AN ACT

TO PROVIDE REVENUE FOR THE GOVERNMENT AND TO ENCOURAGE THE INDUSTRIES OF

THE UNITED STATES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep. , preparation of which alcohol is used, and alcoresentatives of the United States of America in holic compounds not specially provided for in

this Act, sixty cents per pound and forty-five Congress assembled, That on and after the pas

per centum ad valorem. sage of this Act, unless otherwise specially pro

3. Alkalies, alkaloids, distilled oils, essential vided for in this Act, there shall be levied, oils, expressed oils, rendered oils, and all combicollected, and paid upon all articles imported nations of the foregoing, and all chemical com. from foreign countries, and mentioned in the this Act, twenty-five per centum ad valorem.

pounds and salts not specially provided for in schedules herein contained, the rates of duty 4. Alumina, hydrate of, or refined bauxite, which are, by the schedules and paragraphs, six-tenths of one cent per pound; alum, alum respectively prescribed, namely: .

cake, patent alum, sulphate of alumina, and

aluminous cake, and alum in crystals or ground, SCHEDULE A.

one-half of one cent per pound. CHEMICALS, OILS, AND PAINTS :

5. Ammonia, carbonate of, one and one-half

cents per pound ; muriate of, or sal ammoniac, 1. Acids : Acetic or pyroligneous acid, not three-fourths of one cent per pound ; sulphate exceeding the specific gravity of one and forty- of, three-tenths of one cent per pound. seven one-thousandths, three-fourths of one cent 6. Argols or crude tartar or wine lees crude, per pound ; exceeding the specific gravity of containing not more than forty per centum of one and forty-seven one-thousandths, two cents bitartrate of potash, one cent per pound; conper pound ; boracic acid, five cents per pound ; taining more than forty per centum of bitarchromic acid and lactic acid, three cents per trate of potash, one and one-half cents per pound; citric acid, seven cents per pound ; pound; tartars and lees crystals, or partly resalicylic acid, ten cents per pound ; sulphuric fined argols, containing not more than ninety acid or oil of vitriol not specially provided for per centum of bitartrate of potash, and tartrate in this Act, one-fourth of one cent per pound ; l of soda or potassa, or Rochelle salts, four cents tannic acid or tannin, fifty cents per pound ; per pound; containing more than ninety per gallic acid, ten cents per pound ; tartaric acid, centum of bitartrate of potash, five cents per seven cents per pound; all other acids not spe pound; cream of tartar and patent tartar, six cially provided for in this Act, twenty-five per cents per pound. centum ad valorem.

7. Blacking of all kinds, twenty five per cent2. All alcoholic perfumery, including cologne um ad valorem. water and other toilet waters and toilet prepa- 8. Bleaching powder, or chloride of lime, one. rations of all kinds, containing alcohol or in the fifth of one cent per pound.

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