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Articles.

Unit.

Valuations on which duties are

assessed.

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.do Barrel or sack of 50 kilo

grams. 1,000 kilograms Kilogram Each Sack of 50 kilograms Each

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46 Oysters...
47 Oil, kerosene..
48 Oil, olive...
49 Horses from

North America.
The Indian coast
Aruba or Bonaire.

Any other origin
50 "Pindas" (dried orange peel)
51 Guaiacum wood
52 Lard.
53 Cattle, neat.
54

Rice 55 Sheep 56 Turtles 57 Stockfish 58 Sirup. 59 Starch

Do 60 Sugar:

White
Brown.
"Papelons"
"Panelas

"Klinkers" of all kinds. 61 | Tobacco:

Ambalema and Mompos
St. Domingo
Porto Rico
Cuba...

Cigars and cigarettes
62 Tea
63 Trass
64 Onions.
65 Swine..
66 Goatskins, not prepared

Sheepskins, not prepared 67 | Fish, salted and dried.. 68 Meat:

Dried...
Dried, goat and sheep...
Salted

Family beef.. 69 | Vermicelli. 70 Fruits, fresh, not specially mentioned.. 71 Wax:

Yellow, or unbleached.

White, or bleached 72 Wool:

Washed...

In the grease 73 Salmon 74 Sapodilla wood (zapaterhout). 75 Soap

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IMPORT TARIFF-continued. 15 Hams. 16 Hollands 17 Lime. 18 Calves

Cheese: 19 Round 20 American or Dutch. 21 Kerosene 22 | Bricks (klinkers) 23 Coffee.. 24 Rye flour 25 Linseed oil.. 26 Liqueurs 27 Maize.. 28 Mackerel 29 Wood, in boards or otherwise :

White pine

Pitch pine 30 Horses 31 Lard. 32 Rum. 33

Rice 34 Cattle, neat..

Shingles : 35 Pine 36 All other kinds. 37 Bacon, salted. 38 Pigs' heads. 39 Candles, tallow. 40

Wooden piles, heavy. 41 Wooden beams, for building purposes 42

Straw..

Sugar: 43 Brown

Refined. 45 Cigars. 46 Sheep.. 47 Spirits of tarpentine

Tobacco: 48 Manufactured 49 In the leaf 50 Flour, wheat 51 Tea... 52 Meat, salted 53 Fish, salted... 54 Colors in powder

Prepared 55 Wine.. 56 Common, red 57 Iron nails....

Soap, yellow: 58 In bars 59 Toilet... 60 Blue, in bars. 61 Manufactures of tin, iron, or glass.

Dry goods and all other goods, with the ex: ception of salt, not above enumerated, shall be subject to an import duty of 5 per cent ad valorem.

EXPORT TARIFF.
1 Potatoes, European.
2 Sweet potatoes
3 Asses.
4 Goats...
5 Jams
6 Calves
7 Horses.
8 " Pindas" (driod orange peel).
9 Cattle, neat.
10 Sheep..
11 "Tanjers'
12 Onions...
13 Swine..
14 Sulphur:

Not refined
Refined ...

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All other staple goods of this colony not mentioned above, also mineral ores and other mineral products, shall be subject to an export duty of 5 per cent ad valorem.

FRENCH WEST INDIES.

GUADELOUPE.

[Corrected up to June, 1899.]

With the exception of the following special import tariff, all imports into Guadeloupe are subject to the rates specified in the import tariff of France. The local tariffs immediately following are charges wholly applicable to Guadeloupe, and asserted for the local purposes given.

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Consul Ayme writes from Guadeloupe May 24, 1898: “Changes have been made in the duties on certain articles imported into this colony in considerable quantities, and, in great measure, from the United States. I inclose a tabular statement of these new duties." (See p. 814.)

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$28.95

19.30

9.65 5. 79

Horses :

Francs.

France. Stallions or geldings and mares, 5 Head

200 $38. 60 150 years and over. Stallions or geldings and mares, .....do

150 28.95 100 under 5 years. Colts...

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75 14. 47 50 Mules, male and female

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50 9. 65 30 Margarin, oleomargarine, alimentary 100 kilograms (220.46 35

6. 74

25 grease, and similar substances. pounds) net. Butter

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30 5. 79 20 Boric acid: Native from Tuscany, with 15 per 100 kilograins.

Free.

Free. cent and over of impurities. All other....

100 kilograms gross.

18 3. 47 12

33. 86

3. 21

General tariff dues are applied to articles of other than French derivation.
2 Minimum tariff dues are applied to articles sent to colonies from France.
3 Per 100 kilograms (220.46 pounds) gross.

SUPPLEMENT.

NEW DUTIES IN GUADELOUPE,

On August 24, 1898, Consul Ayme reports :

By order of the French minister for the colonies, new tariff duties on certain imports went into effect at noon August 24, 1898. The new supplementary schedule is as follows:

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LOCAL TARIFFS OF GUADELOUPE.

Consul Dart, under date of September 14, 1897, in transmitting the following local tariffs to the Department, gives them under four heads, "Town dues,” “Consumption duty,” “Statistical duties," and "Wharf dues :"

1. TOWN DUES.

[For the benefit of the communes of Guadeloupe.]

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VEGETABLE PRODUCTS.
Cereals :
Flour, wheat.

220.46 pounds...
Maize,
Grain

2.838 bushels Meal

.do Oats, in grain

..do Sea bread and biscuits

220 pounds. Potatoes

.do Vegetables, dried, and in flour.

2.831 bushels Chestnuts

220 pounds. Dari, millet, and canary seed.

.do Groats and fecula, pearled and husked, grain and vermicelli. ..do Edible roots and cassava flour

Ad valorem Rice...

220 pounds. Barley (fodder).

2.838 bushels
FRUITS AND SEEDS.
Table fruits :
Fresh cocoanuts...

1,000....
Other

Ad valorem Dried prunes, raising, figs, and dates

220 pounds. Dried almonds, nuts, and filberts

.do PreservesIn spirits or sugar

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In vinegar or salt..

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1 Red butterine prohibited by decree of April 17, 1897.

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