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hundred miles, sixty days will be allowed for the transportation and deliv. ery of the merchandise at its port of destination. But six months will be allowed for the transportation of merchandise in bond between the Atlantic and Pacific ports of the United States around Cape Horn, and three months by other routes between those points.
The period thus prescribed will be carefully inserted in each case in the transportation bond, which will be according to the annexed form B.
Each entry for transportation of bonded merchandise must contain a designation of the route by which it is to be transported.
Collectors of the customs will report weekly to the Department all the entries for transportation of merchandise in bond which have been made at their respective ports during the week, of merchandise transported thither in bond from other ports, according to the annexed forms C and D.
On the entry for re-warehousing of the merchandise on arrival at its destined port under transportation bond, the bond will be according to form E; and the collector will immediately transmit the notice prescribed per form 17, in the regulations of the 17th February, 1849, to the collector at the port of withdrawal, in order that the transportation bond may be duly cancelled.
When warehousing and transportation are combined in one entry, as prescribed in the 22d section of those regulations, the bond will be taken according to the annexed form F.
Care must be taken promptly to forward to the collector of the port to which merchandise entered for transportation in bond is destined, the triplicate copy of the entry for withdrawal and transportation,'as prescribed in the regulations of the 17th February, 1849, on which will be distinctly noted the time limited in the bond for the transportation and delivery of the merchandise; and should there be no delivery within the time thus prescribed and limited, the collector at the port to which the merchandise was entered for transportation, will promptly notify the collector at the port of withdrawal of the non-delivery, who will at once demand payment or upon failure thereof pass over the transportation bond to the United States District Attorney for suit, and the proper proceedings will be taken to enforce the forfeitures prescribed in the 6th section of the annexed act.
Secretary of the Treasury.
or STERLING MONEY, REDUCED INTO DOLLARS AND CENTS, AT THE CUSTOM-HOUSE VALUE OF
$4.84 THE POUND STERLING,
AS FIXED BY LAW.