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TABLE II.--DUTIES OUTWARDS.
the United Kingdom to Foreign Parts.
OUTWARDS, Duty. £. . s. d.
f. S. and cinders usually sold by
made use of as wool again, matmeasure, viz. exported to the
trasses or beds stuffed with Isle of Man, the chaldron, im
combed wool, or wool fit for perial measure
0 1 6 combing or carding, the lb. .00 i exported to any
possession, the chaldron, imperial
The following duty is also payable measure
0 1 6 on goods of the growth, proexported to any other place,
duce, or manufacture of the in a British ship, the chaldron,
United Kingdom exported from Newcastle measure
0 17 0 thence, whether subject to other in a ship, not British, the chal
export duty or not, viz. goods, dron, Newcastle measure
1 10 3 wares, and merchandise, of the Coals and cinders usually sold by
growth, produce, or manufacweight, viz. exported to the Isle
ture of the United Kingdom, of Man, the ton
D 1 0 except as herein-after
tioned, exported to any port or sion, the ton
0 1 0 place whatever, for every £100 exported to any other place :
of the true and real value 0 10 0 in a British ship, the ton
0 10 Corn, grain, meal, malt, four, bis Any coals which shall have
cuit, bran, grits, pearl barley, been screened through a
and Scotch barley. riddle or screen, the bars
Cotton yarn, or other cotton manuof which not being in any
factures. part thereof more than
Fish. three-eighth parts of an inch
Linen, or linen with cotton mixed. asunder, shall, on exporta
Military clothing, accoutrements, or
appointments, exported under
the authority of the commissionduties, and no other, as are
ers of his majesty's treasury, or may be charged and
and sent to any of his majesty's payable on culm. exported
forces serving abroad. from Great Britain to Fo
Military stores exported to India by reign parts.
the East India Company. Culm, exported to the · Isle of Man,
Salt. the chaldron, imperial measure 0 0 6 Sugar, refined, of all sorts, and - exported to any British posses
sugar candy. sion, the chaldron, imperial
0 0 6 Goods, wares, and merchandise, ex- exported to any other place :
ported to the Isle of Man by in a British ship, the chaldron,
virtue and under the authority Newcastle measure
0 4 6 of any licence which the comDitto, in a ship not British, the
inissioners of his majesty's cuschaldron, Newcastle mea
toms are or may be authorised
8 0 and empowered to grant. Skins, coney, the 100
1 Any sort of craft, food, victuals, hare, che 100
clothing, or implements or maWool, of hares and of conies, the lb. 0 0 1 terials necessary for the British of sheep or lambs :—not being
fisheries established in the island of the value of 1s, the lb. there
of Newfoundland, or in any o. of, the lb.
0 0 0 his majesty's colonies, islands, Ditto, being of the value of 1s.
or plantations in North Amethe lb. or upwards, the lb. 0 0 1 rica, on due entry thereof, and Woollen manufactures :—woolsels,
exported direct to the said comortlings, shortlings, yarn, wors
lonies, islands, or plantations. ted, woolfacks, cruels, coverlids,
Wool. waddings, or other manufac
Woollen goods, or woollen and tures, or pretended manufac
cotton mixed, exported to any tures, slightly wrought up or
port or place within the limits put together, so as that the
of the East Indi. Company's same may be reduced to and
TABLE III.- DUTIES COASTWISE.
A Table of the Duties of Customs payable on Goods, Wares, and Merchandise brought
or sent COASTWISE, from one Port or Place to any other Port or Place in the United Kingdom, and of the Drawbacks to be allowed upon the Exportation of such Goods, Wares, and Merchandise.
Duty. £. s. d.
£. $. d. Coals, culm, and cinders, except
phan's duty, and of all charcoal made of wood, viz.
other rates, dues, and ducoals, except small coals other
ties, payable to the corpowise charged with duty, brought
of London upon coal, culm, coastwise from any port or place
and cinders imported into in the united kingdom into any
the port of London, to be port in England or Wales, in
paid over to the said corpocase they be such as are most
ration at the end of every usually sold by weight, the ton 0 4 0
wise from the port of Newcastle-
upon-Tyne to any other port in
the united kingdoin, the chal-
0 0 6 Drawback 0 5 6
small, which have been brought coastwise from any
screened through a screen or port of the united kingdom into
riddle, the bars of which not any port in Ireland, the ton
0 1 73 being in any part thereof more Ditto, and further, if brought
than 3-8ths of an inch asunder, into the harbour of Dublin,
or such coals mixed with ashes, the ton
0 0 11 shipped to be sent coastwise Culm, viz. to be used for burning
from the ports of Newcastle or lime sent from any place within
Sunderland to any port in Engthe limits of the port of Milford,
land or Wales, the chaldron, imin the county of Pembroke, to
0 1 0 any other place within the
Ditto, not subject to the counties of Pembroke, Caermar
duty imposed upon coals then, Cardigan, or Merioneth,
brought coastwise. the chaldron, imperial measure 0 0 6
and culm carried from ElDitto, not having been so
lenfoot to Bank End, in the sent or charged with duty
county of Cumberland, or from brought coastwise from
any other Creek or place beany port in the united
tween Ellenfoot and Bank End kingdom into any port in
aforesaid, provided bond be enEngland or Wales, the
tered into, with a general condichaldron, imperial mea
tion for the due landing of such 0 06 coals within the said limits ;
Drawback o 06 coals and culm carried on the Cinders, made of pit coal, brought
Monmouthshire canal, or on any coastwise from any port in the
of the railways or tram roads united kingdom, into any port
connected therewith, and afterin England or Wales, the chal
wards carried from any port or dron, imperial measure
0 6 0
place to the eastward of the Coals, culm, and cinders, brought
islands called the Homes, to any by the Grand Junction or Pad
other port or place in or upon dington canals, nearer to Lon
the river Severn also to the don than the stone or post at or
eastward of the Homes withnear the north-east point in
out passing to the westward of Grove Park, in the county of
the said islands, except in going Hertford, or brought down the
to the port of Bridgewater, and river Thames nearer to London
without touching at any place than the city's stone placed on
to the westward of the said the west side of Staines Bridge,
islands ;-coals, culm, and cinin the county of Middlesex, the
ders carried from any part of
0 1 0 the Lancaster canal, or any of And a further duty of 1s. 3d.
the branches thereof, or from the ton payable to the pro
any port or place within the per officer of customs, in
hundred of Lonsdale, in the lieu of the duty called or
county of Lanmuster, into the Ul
£ s. de le canal, across or along
Ditto, countesses, exceeding ay or estuary separating
16 inches in length and 8 wo canals ;-coals, culm,
inches in breadth, and not Jers, or coked coals, burnt
exceeding 20 inches in sm pit coal on which the
length and 10 in breadth, proper duties shall have been
- the 1000
1 2 6 paid being again brought coast
Ditto, duchesses, exceeding wise from any port or place in
20 inches in 'ength and Great Britain to any other
10 inches in breadth, and port or place in England o:
not exceeding 24 inches Wales; Duty free.
in length and 12 inches in Slates, brought coastwise from one
breadth, the 1000
1.15 6 port to another port in Great
delivered by weight, queen Britain, delivered by tale :
or size rag slates, the ton 01) doubles, not exceeding 13 inches
Ditto, imperial or milled in length, or 7 inches in
slates, the ton
0 15 6 breadth, the 1000
Ditto, slab slates, the ton . O 13 0
Ditto, block slates, the ton. 014 6
Ditto, Westmoreland rag inches in breadth, and
slates, the ton
0 14 6 not exceeding 16 inches
Ditto, slate or slates not in length and 8 inches in
otherwise described, for breadth, the 1000 . 013 0
every £100 value
25 00 Numerous acts of parliament have been passed 10s. for every offender so taken. Watermen, to prevent frauds in this branch of the revenue; carmen, porters, &c. in whose custody run goods bui a similar measure to that pursued by the are found, shall forfeit treble value, or be comconsolidation act, respecting the quantum of mitted for three months. Ships and vessels from the duties, is yet a desideratum, with regard to foreign parts, having on board tea, or brandy, the acts restraining fraud.
rum, &c., in casks under sixty gallons, except for Officers of the customs, 13 and 14 Car. II. the use of seamen, found at anchor, or hovering cap. 11, sect. 4 & 6, may search ships, and near any port, or within two leagues (increased having writ of assistance, may search houses ; to eight leagues by subsequent acts) of the shore, keepers of wharfs, quays, &c. landing or ship- and not proceeding in their voyages, unless in ping goods, without the presence of some officer cases of unavoidable necessity, all such tea, &c. of the customs, shali forfeit £100. Where offi- shall be forfeited. Persons offering any bribe cers of the customs are hindered in the execution to officers of the customs, to connive at the runof their duty by persons armed to the number ning of goods, to forfeit £50; and obstructing of eight, the offenders, by stat. 6, Geo. I. cap. 21, such officer, in entering or searching ships, inare to be transported for seven years.
curs a forfeiture of £100: and if an officer be If any goods are put into any vessel to be , wounded or beaten on board a ship, the offenders carried beyond sea : or be brought from beyond to be transported, &c., 9 Geo. II. cap. 35, &c. sea, and unshipped to be landed, the duties not See SMUGGLING. being paid nor agreed for at the custom-house; In the year 1822 a very important act, affectthe same shall be forfeited, one moiety to the ing the customs, called the warehousing act, was king, the other to the seizer, &c.
finally revised. The great feature of this act is It is also made felony for any persons to he deferring the payment of duties due to the king assembled with fire-arms, &c., or to be assisting at the time of importation, and allowing goods in the running of goods; to be found passing to remain in warehouses and other places, under within five miles from the sea-coasts, with any the king and the owner's key, until it may suit horses, carts, &c., wherein are put above six the parties to remove them for exportation or pounds of tea, or five gallons of brandy, or other home consumption, according to certain reguforeign goods of £30 value, not having per- lations. In 1825 the benefits of this act were mits; and suspected persons lurking near the extended to the colonies of Great Britain, who are coasts, not giving a good account of them- now treated in this respect as an integral part of selves, may be sent by a justice to the house of kingdom. In 1824 prohibitions on inporis, and correction for a month; and informers to have bounties on exports were abolished.
The produce of the customs, for the last three years, are thus given in the official returns :
Year ending 5th Jan. 1824.
Year ending 5th Jan. 1825.
Year ending 5th Jan. 13:6.
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