A Synopsis of the Commercial and Revenue System of the United States: As Developed by Instructions and Decisions of the Treasury Department for the Administration of the Revenue Laws, Volume 1

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J.& G.S. Gideon, 1847

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Page 319 - America, for the payment of which well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents.
Page 235 - In the exercise of this power, congress has passed "an act for enrolling and licensing ships or vessels to be employed in the coasting trade, and fisheries, and for regulating the same.
Page 235 - Vessels built within the United States and belonging wholly to citizens thereof; and vessels which may be captured in war by citizens of the United States and lawfully condemned as prize, or which may be adjudged to be forfeited for a breach of the laws of the United States...
Page 414 - While it is held to be the right of the conqueror to levy contributions upon the enemy in their seaports, towns, or provinces which may be in his military possession by conquest and to apply the proceeds to defray the expenses of the war, this right is to be exercised within such limitations that it may not savor of confiscation.
Page 312 - ... then the above obligation to be void ; otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
Page 330 - ... that nothing has been, on my part, nor, to my knowledge, on the part of any other person, concealed or suppressed, whereby the United States may be defrauded of any part of the duty lawfully due on the said goods, wares, and merchandise...
Page 370 - 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 53 - That all invoices of imported merchandise shall be made out in the currency of the place or country from whence the importations shall be made, or, if purchased, in the currency actually paid therefor, shall contain a correct...
Page 246 - ... the master or person having the charge or command thereof shall, within eight days after his arrival within any district of the United States, deliver up the certificate to the collector of such district.
Page 339 - ... officer of the government to be transferred or paid out : and when such orders for transfer or payment are received, faithfully and promptly to make the same as directed, and to do and perform all other duties as fiscal agents of the government, which may be imposed by this or any other acts of Congress, or by any regulation of the treasury department, made in conformity to law...

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