Customs Tariff of 1842 with Senate Debates Thereon Accompanied by Messages of the President, Treasury Reports, and Bills

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1911 - Tariff - 593 pages

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Page 334 - Whereas it is necessary for the support of government, for the discharge of the debts of the United States, and the encouragement and protection of manufactures, that duties be laid on goods, wares, and merchandises imported: Be it enacted, etc.
Page 304 - ... on such nonenumerated article the same rate of duty as is chargeable on the article which it resembles paying the highest...
Page 241 - The amendment was ordered to be engrossed and the bill to be read a third time. The bill was read the third time.
Page 202 - The schoolboy whips his taxed top; the beardless youth manages his taxed horse, with a taxed bridle, on a taxed road ; and the dying Englishman, pouring his medicine, which has paid 7 per cent., into a spoon that has paid 15 per cent., flings himself back upon his chintz bed, which has paid 22 per cent.
Page 202 - ... that comes from abroad, or is grown at home ; taxes on the raw material, taxes on every fresh value that is added to it by the industry of man ; taxes on the sauce which pampers man's appetite and the drug that restores him to health ; on the ermine which decorates the judge and the rope which hangs the criminal ; on the poor man's salt and the rich man's spice ; on the brass nails of the coffin and the ribands of the bride ; at bed or board, couchant or levant, we must pay.
Page 195 - An act to provide revenue from imports, and to change and modify existing laws imposing duties on imports, and for other purposes...
Page 41 - An act to appropriate the proceeds of the sales of the public lands, and to grant preemption rights...
Page 361 - States shall be first satisfied, and the priority hereby established shall extend as well to cases in which a debtor, not having sufficient property to pay all his debts, makes a voluntary assignment thereof, or in which the estate and effects of an absconding, concealed, or absent debtor are attached by process of law, as to cases in which an act of bankruptcy is committed.
Page 51 - Act of Congress, to be entered in the ports of the United States on payment of the same duties as shall then be paid on goods, wares, and merchandise imported in vessels of the United States.
Page 312 - ... any society or institution incorporated or established solely for religious, philosophical, educational, scientific, or literary purposes, or for the encouragement of the fine arts, or for the use and by order of any college, academy, school, or seminary of learning in the United States...

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