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fireboards ; paving stunes ; paving and roofing tiles and bricks ; pearl or hulled barley ; periodicals and other works in the course of printing and republication in the United States; pineapples; pitch; plantains; plaster of Paris, when ground; plumbago; pork ; polassium; Prussian blue; pumpkins; putty ; quicksilver; quills; red chalk; rhubarb ; rice, or paddy; roll brimstone ; Roman cement; rye and rye flour ; saddlery, common, tinned, or japanned; saffron and saffron cake ; sago; sal soda, and all carbonates of soda, by whatever naines designated, not otherwise provided for; salts--epsom, glauber, Rochelle, and all other salts and preparations of salts, not otherwise provided for ; sarsaparilla; seppia; shaddocks ; sheathing paper; skins, tanned and dressed, of all kinds; skins of all kinds, not otherwise provided for ; slate pencils; smalts ; spermaceti candles and tapers ; spirits of turpentine ; sponges ; spunk; equills; starch; stearine candles and iapers; steel, not otherwise provided for; stereotype plales; still botioms; sulphate of barytes, crude or refined; sul. pbate of quinine; tallow candles; tapioca; tar; thread laces and insertings ; type metal; 1ypes, new or old; vanilla beans ;verdigris ; velvet, in the piece, composed wholly of cotton ; velvet, in the piece, composed of colton and silk, but of which cotton is the component material of chief value ; vermillion; wax candles and tapers ; whalebone the produce of foreign fisheries; wheat and wheat flour; white and red lead ; whiting, or Paris white; while vitriol, or sulphate of zinc; window glass, broad, crown, or cylinder; woollen listings ; yams.

SCHEDULE F.-(Fifteen per centum ad valorem.) Arsenic; bark, Peruvian ; bark, Quilla ; Brazil paste ; Brim- Schedule F 15 stone, crude in bulk; codilla, or low of hemp or flax; cork per cent. ad va.

lorem. tree bark, unmanufactured ; diamonds, glazier's, set or not set; dragon's blood; flax, unmanufactured ; gold and silver leaf; mineral kermes; silk, raw, not more advanced in manufacture than singles, tram and thrown, or organzine; steel in bars, cast, shear, or German ; Terne tin plates ; tin foil; tin in plates or sheels; tin plates galvanized, not otherwise provided for; zinc, spelter, or tuetenegue, in sheets.

SCHEDULE G.--/ Ten per centum ad valorem.) Ammonia; annatto, rancon or Orleans; barilla; bleaching Schedule G 10

8 per cent. ad vapowders or chloride of lime; books printed, magazines, pamph- forem. lets, periodicals, and illustrated newspapers, bound or unbound, not otherwise provided for; building stones; burr stones, wrought or unwrougbt; cameos and mosaics, and imitations. . . thereof, not set ; chronometers, box or ship's, and parts thereof; ; cochineal ; cocoa; cocoa shells; compositions of glass or paste, not set ; cudbear; diamonds, gems, pearls, rubies, and other precious stones, and initations, thereof, when not set; engrav: ings or plates, bound or unbound; hempseed, linseed, and rapeseed; fuller's earth ; furs, hatters', dressed or undressed, not on the skin; furs, undressed, when on the skin ; goldbeat

ers' skins ; gum arabic and gum senegal; gum tragacanth; gum barbary ; gum East India ; gum jedda; gum substitute, or burnt starch ; hair of all kinds, uncleaned and upmanufactured; India rubber, in bottles, slabs, or sheets, unmanufac. tured ; indigo; kelp; lemon and lime juice; lime; maps and charts ; music and music.paper, with lines, bound or unbound; natron; nux vomica; oils, palm and cocoanut; orpiment ; palm leaf, unmanufactured; polishing stones; pumice and pumice stones; ratans and reeds, inmanufactured ;. rotten stone; sal ammonia; salıpetre, (or nitrate of soda, or potash,) refined or partially refined ; soda ash; sulphuric acid, or oil of vitriol; tallow, marrow, and all other grease and soap stocks and soap stuffs, not otherwise provided for; terra japonica or catechu ; waiches, and parts of watches; watch materials of all kinds not otherwise provided for; wood or pastel.

SCHEDULE H.-(Five per centum ad valorem.) Schedule H 5 Alcornoque; argol, or crude tartar; bells, when old, or bell per cent. ad va-metal, fit only to be remanufactured ; berries, nuts, and vege. Jorem.

tables used exclusively in dying, or in composing ilyes, but no article shall be classed as such that has undergone any manu. facture; brass in pigs or bars; brass, when old and fit only to be remanufactured ; Brazil wood, and all other dye-wood in sticks; bristles; chalk, not otherwise provided for; clay un. wrought; copper in pigs or bars; copper, when old, and fit only to be remanufactured; flints; grindstones, wrought or unwrought; horns, horn-tips, bones, bone tips, and teeth unman. ufactured ; ivory, unmanufactured; ivory nuts, or vegetable ivory; kermes ; lac dye ; lastings suitable for shoes, boots, bootees, or buttons, exclusively; madder, ground ; madder root; manufactures of mohair cloth, silk iwist, or other matufacture of cloth suitable for the manufacture of shoes, boots, bootees, or buttons, exclusively ; nickel; nut-galls ; pearl, mother of; pewter, when otd, and fit only to be remanufactured rags, of whatever material; raw bides and skins of all kinds, whether dried, salted, or pickled, not otherwise provided for ; safflower; saltpetre, or nitrate of soda, or potash, when crude ; seedlac; shellac; sumac; tin, in pigs, bars, or blocks; tortoise, and other shells unmanufactured; turmeric; waste, or shoddy; weld; zinc, spelter, or teutenegue, unmanufactured, not otherwise provided for.

SCHEDULE I.--( Exempt from duty.) Schedule I ex. Animals imported for breed; bullion, gold and silver ; cab! empt from duty nets of coins, medals, and other collections of antiquities; tot

fee and tea, when imported direct froin the place of iheir growth or production, in American vessels, or in foreign vessels entitled by reciprocal treaties to be exempt from discriminating duties, tonnage, and other charges ; coffee, the growth or production of the possessions of the Netherlands, imported from the

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Netherlands in the same manner; coins, gold, silver, and copper; copper ore; copper when imported for the United States mint; cotton ; felt, adhesive, tor sheathing vessels ; garden seeds, and all other seeds, not otherwise provided for; goods, wares, and merchandise, the growth, produce,or manufacture of the United States, exported io a foreign country, and brought back to the United States in the same condition as when exported, upon which no drawback or bounty has been allowed : Provided, That all regulations to ascertain the identity thereof prescribed by existing laws, or which may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury, shall be complied with; guano ; household effects, old and in use, of persons or families from Foreign countries, if used abroad by them, and not intended for any other person or persons, or for sale ; junk, old; models of inventions and other improvements in the arts: Proaided, That no article or articles shall be deemed a model or improvement which can be fitted for use ; Oakum ;-oil; spermaceti, whale, and other fish, of American fisheries, and all other articles the produce of such fisheries ; paintings and statuary, the production of American artists residing abroad, and all other paintings and statuary : Provided, The same be inported in good faith as objects of taste, and not of merchandise ; personal and household effects (not merchandise) of citizens of the United States dying abroad; plaster of Paris, unground; platina, uomanufactured ; sheathing copper, but no copper to be considered such, and admitted free, except in sheets of fory-eight inches long and fourteen inches wide, and weighing from fourteen to thirty-four ounces the square foot; sheathing metal; specimens of natural history, mineralogy, or botany; trees, shrubs, bulbs, plants, and roots, not otherwise provided for ; wearing apparel in actual use, and other personal effects not merchandise, professional books, implements, instruments, and tools of trade, occupation, or employment, of persons arriving in the United States : Provided, That this exemption shall not be construed to include machinery or other articles imported for use in any manufacturing establishment, or for sale.

Approved, July 30, 1846.

CHAP, 75.-AN ACT to exempt coffee imported from the Netherlands from

duty in certain cases, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre. sentatives of the United States of America in Congress as. sembled, That, from and after the passage of this act, coffee, Coflee importthe production or growth of the colonies or dependencies of the sherlands in Netherlands, imported into the United States from the NetherDutch or Amorlands, either in Dutch or American Vessels, shall be adınitted be free of duty. free of duty ; and so much of the act approved the thirtieth day Repeal of so of August, eighteen hundred and forty-two, entitled “ An acı much of act of to provide revenue from imports, and to change and modify ex. as is inconsis

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*Vol. 10, p. 346. isting laws imposing duties on imports, and for other purposes,"*

as is inconsistent herewith, be, and the same is liereby, repealed. Duties collect. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of the

Coffee Treasury be, and he hereby is, authorized and required to rein American fund and pay, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise Netherlands," appropriated, to the several persons or parties entitled to the between Aug; same, the amount of duties levied and collected upon the im30, 1842, and

portations of coffee in American vessels from the Netherlands, to be refunded. the production or growth of the colonies or dependencies of the

Netherlands, between the thirtieth day of August, eighteen hun. dred and forty-two, and the eleventh day of September, eigh

teen hundred and forty-five. Discriminating Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of collected on the Treasury be, and he hereby is, authorized and required to Spanish vessels refund and pay, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise in certain cases to be refunded. approprialed, to the persons or parties severallý entitled to re

ceive the same, the amount of discriminating tonnage duties heretofore levied and collected on Spanish vessels coming from foreign countries (except from Cuba and Porto Rico) under the

act approved the ihirteenth day of July, eighteen hundred and *Soe vol.8, page thirty. two,* entitled "An act concerning tonnage duties on

in Spanish vessels ;" and from and after the passage of this act, No discriminat. ing tonnage du no discriminating tonnage duties shall be levied on Spanish ties to be levied vessels coming from foreign countries, except those coming from on Spanish vessels, except Cuba or Porto Rico. those coming Approved, August 3, 1846. . from Cuba or Porto Rico.

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CHAP. 76.-AN ACT in relation to the time of holding the circuit and district

courts of the United States for the district of Ohio. {Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of

Representatives of the United States of America in Congress "Terms of circuit assembled; That the terms of the circuit aud district courts of and vistrict,

him the United States for the district of Ohio, heretofore held on the to be held on 2d third Monday of December, annually, shall bereafter be held vember annu

nno- on the second Monday of November, annually': Provided,

That all actions, suits, appeals, recognizances, processes, writs, Proviso.

and proceedings whatever, pending in said courts, or returnable 10 the term, as it now exists, shall have day therein, and be tried, proceeded with, and disposed of at the term as fixed by this act.

Approved, August 3, 1846. '. .

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: CHAP. 77.-AN ACT to grant the right of pre-emption to actual seltlers on the land acquired by treaty from the Miami Indians in Indiana.

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sentatives of the United States of America in Congress as. • sembled, That every actual settler, being the head of a family,

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or widow or single man over the age of twenty-one years, who . Pre-emption is now in possession, by actual residence as a housekeeper, of Miami cessions,

or rights on the any tract of public land within the limits of the several cessions persons who

shall be entitled by the Miami Indians in Indiana, which have not yet been to ih proclaimed for sale by the President, or any such person who shall hereafier settle, erect a dwelling.house, and become a housekeeper upon any such tract of land, shall be entitled to the saine benefits and privileges, with respect to said land, as was granted to settlers on other land by the act approved twentysecond of June, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight, entitled "An act to grant pre-emption rights,'* and the several amen- *See vol.9,page datory provisions of said act, effected by the subsequent acts 800. bearing date first June, eighteen hundred and forty,* and third * See vol. 10, March, eighteen hundred and forty-three: Provided, That the p. 29..

Proviso. minimum price per acre of said land shall be two dollars per acre.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That in every case, the claimant to affidavit of the claimant under this act shall be like unto that prescribed by

make oath as: prescribed by the act of twenty-second June, eighleen hundred act of June 22, and thirty-eight,* and the same shall be filed, and proof and "See yol. 9. D:1

fond 1838. payment made for the land claimed, at any time before the day 801. ** fixed by the President's proclamation for the public sale of the said land: Provided, That where a tract of land is now settled Proviso. upon, a settlement made on such traçt şubsequent to the date of this law shall confer no right on the last-mentioned settler; , and where settlements shall hereafter be made, the right shall be in the first setller, who shall otherwise comply with the con., ditions of this law.

Approved, August 3d, 1846.

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CHAP. 78.-AN ACT providing for the adjustment of all suspended pre-emp

ion land claims in the several States and Territories,

Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress as. sembled, That the Cominissioner of the General Land Office Commissioner

of Gen'l Land be, and he is hereby, authorized and empowered to determine, Office to deterupon principles of equity and justice, as recognized in courts of mine all sue

pended entries, equity, and in accordance with general equitable rules and reg. Under regula? ulations, to be seuled by the Secretary of the Treasury, the Gions to be set->

- tled by SecreAttorney General, and Commissioner, conjointly, consistently fary of Treasuwith such principles, all cases of suspended entries now existing ry & Attorney

General. in said land office, and to judge in what cases patents shall issue "e upon the same: Provided, however, That such adjudications Proviso. shall be made within two years from the passage of this act, and be first approved by the Secretary of the Treasury and the Altorney General, and shall only operate to divest the United : States of the title of the land embraced by such entries, without prejudice to the rights of conflicting claimants.

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