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IN CONFORMITY WITH THE ACT OF CONGRESS, APPROVED JULY 30, 1846.

ALSO, CONTAINING ALL THE

RECENT CIRCULARS AND DECISIONS OF TIE TREASURY DEPARTMENT,

RELATING TO COMMERCE AND THE REVENUE.

TABLES OF FOREIGN WEIGHTS, MEASURES, CURRENCIES, &C.,

REDUCED TO THE UNITED STATES STANDARD.

ARRANGED BY

E. D. OGDEN,

ENTRY CLERK, CUSTOM-HOUSE, PORT OF NEW-YORK.

FOURTH EDITION.

NEW-YORK:
PUBLISHED BY RICH & LOUTREL, No. 61 WILLIAM STREET.
SOLD BY ALL BOOKSELLERS AND STATIONERS IN THE UNITED STATES.

1855.

DISCARDED

KF 2295

TABLE OF CONTENTS & INDEX.

PAGE.

PAGE.

Tariff Act 30th July, 1846..... 5 Bremen pounds reduced to U. S..

Do. alphabetical arrange pounds........

-......... 84

ment of.....

- 131 Amsterdam pounds reduced to U.
Warehousing Bill, August, 1846 57 S. pounds ..----- -.--.-..
Warehousing Extension Act, Netherland pounds reduced to U.

March 28th, 1854 ........... 60 S. pounds....
Treasury Circular respecting Hamburg pounds reduced to U.
Warehousing Extension Act,

S. pounds.
March 30, 1854..----------- 63

List of miscellaneous foreign
Sterling money reduced to U. S. weights and measures.--..

currency, custom-house value 66 Rates of foreign currency as fixed

Francs reduced to U. S. curren-

by law..--..

......... 86

cy, custom-house value..... 71 Rates of foreign currency by

Bremen Rix Dollars reduced to usage.-------

U. S. currency, custom-house Table of foreign weights and

value.. ---------- ... 73 measures, reduced to U. S.
Spanish pounds reduced to pounds standard --------

Avoirdupois ................ 75 List of collection districts......

Prussian Rix Dollars reduced to : Table of tares by law and custom 91

U. S. currency, custom-house Information for shipmasters .... 94

value.......

Passenger Act, March 3d. 1855. 95

Spanish Arrobas reduced to U. Reciprocal treaties............ 102

S. pounds ...

Vessels of nations paying dis-

Austrian pounds reduced to U.

criminating duties........... 106

S. pounds...

Extracts of laws relative to ves-

Antwerp pounds reduced to

sels in foreign trade......... 106

S. pounds.................. Act to regulate the importation

Tons reduced to pounds.......

of brandy ---..... ....... 109

Cwts. reduced to pounds..... Extracts of laws relative to in-

Quarters reduced to pounds..

voices..

---...... 110

French Killograms reduced to U. General information relative to
S. pounds .......

82 penal duty, addition to entry,
French Liters reduced to U.S. pts. 82 allowances, bottles containing
Portuguese Arrobas reduced to wine, Chihuahua, discounts,
U. S. pounds............... 83

drugs, fees, insurance, distilled

French feet reduced to U. S. feet 83 spirits, beer, &c............. 111

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Extract from Register Act ..... 114 1851, relative to act March 3d,
Allowance of drawback from

1851... .-. ............... 157
British provinces............ 114 Treasury Circular, May 10, 1851,
Act relative to duty paid under relative to manifest of vessels,

protest, Feb. 26, 1845........ 115 being delivered to boarding
Form of protest............... officers .................... 160
Form of request to store ware Treasury Circular, July 19th,

house liquors............... 116 1854, relative to cancelling
Form of request to store other bonds for warehoused goods,

goods warehoused........... 116 lost or destroyed in transitu.. 162
Form of oath to be taken by im Treasury Circular, March 17th,

porter on reducing invoice value 116 1855, relative to regulations
Treasury circular July 5th 1850, under the reciprocity treaty. 164
relative to weighing, gauging, A proclamation of the President
&c.......

..... 1171 of the U. S. relative to the re-
Act allowing drawback to Chi ciprocity treaty............. 165

huahua, August 8th, 1846.... 118 | An Act to carry into effect a
Treasury Circular, April 10th, treaty between the U. S. and

1845, relative to export of goods Great Britain, signed 5th June,
to Chihuahua, &c..--------- 121 1855....................... 166
Treasury Circular, Feb’y 17th, An Act to amend “ An act to car-

1849, relative to warehousing, ry into effect a treaty between
with forms .......

................ 123 the U. S. and Great Britain,
Treasury Circular, August 25th, June 5, 1854, and approved

1846, relative to exports ..... 150 August 5, 1854.............. 167
Treasury Circular, Sept'r 30th, The reciprocity treaty ......... 168

1850, relative to fees for weigh Treasury Circular, March 31st,
ing, measuring, gauging, &c.. 152 1855, relative to the reciprocity
Treasury Circular, . August 2d, treaty, refunding duty, cancel-
1850, and act July 29, 1850, re-

ling bonds, &c. ............. 173
lative to registry of vessels.. 153 Treasury Circular, April 11th,
Act relative to appraisement of 1855, putting Prince Edward's

goods, &c., March 3d, 1851... 155 Island on same footing as Can-
Treasury Circular, March 27th, ada, &c. ...... ......... 175

ERRATA.
Page 85. Salt should read, 1 barrel equal to 34 bushels.

" 85. Oils should read, 1 gallon equal to pounds.
6 87. Table (Alexandria) i oke 400 drams 16 carats each should

read, 424 ounces.
“ 89. Table (Netherlands) mudde of zak should read, 2.84 bushels.
• 89. Table (Portugal) 4 arrobas of 32 pounds (1 quintal) should

read, 128 pounds.

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