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;. XENVBETW, .V. C. SURDAY, SEPTEMBER l' 1822.
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rRLVTI AM PUBLISHED WEEKLY, BY
Pasleur &l NVatsou,
3pXR AITSCJi UAL? PAYABLE 15 ADVANCE.
we3t IJSDU TftADET
13INO TERIIO GEOlliJC 1. 11EGI5.
1 .J.V .iCT
Taregttlte tie Trade between hi Majesty's
pi?$seskns in America and the JFirx Indies,
gad otbetplaces in America and the JFtrt .
i. 24 June, 1822.
fThe first section repeals the acts regu
llMg the importation and exportation of
cfrtain articles into and from certain Colo
gsin America and the West Indies.
The second section provides against
discharge of any seizure, forfeiture or
penalty already made or ii.curred.J
3. And be it further enacted, I hat from
ind after the passing of this act, it shall be
aful to impoit into any of the ports enu
merated in the Schedule annexed to this
ict, marked f A ) from any foreign country
on the continent of the Ciortn or poutA
nrnca, or from any foreign island in the
iT'ff Indies, whether such country or lsl-
iid as aforesaid shall uncfer the domin
jofiofany foreign Kuropean Sovereign or
State, or otherwise, the articles enumera?
id in the chJule annexed to this act,
Barked (B.) eit!ier in Wrfsi-built ships qr
vessels owned .an 1 uaviatr'd according to
lair, or in any ship or vessel bona fide the
bnilt of and owned by the inhabitants of
am country or place belonging t' or under
the dominion of the sovereign or state of
wiiich the said articles are the growth pro
duce, or manufacture, such ship or vessel
lying navigated with a master and three
fourths of the mariners at least belonging
to such country or place; or any British
built ship or vessel which has been sold to
lid become the properly of subjects of any
jjc.i sovereign oi state, such ship or vessel
Ji"t mentioned being also navigated with
a master and three-fourths of the mariners
i: least belonging to suclf country or place :
PnvidetJ always, that no articles enumera
ted in the said Schedule shall be imported
a any foreign ship or vessel or in any
Jta7A-built ship or vessel so sold as a-
fresaid, unless shipped and brought di-
wtly from the country or place of which
fhfV are the growth, produce or uuoul't.c-
4. And be it further enacted, That it
shall be lawful to export in any British
bjili ship or vessel owned and navigated
according to law, or in any British-butt
ship or vessel so sold as aforesaid, from
my of the ports enumerated in the Sched
t!e, annexed to the act, marked (A.) any
Lticle of the growth, produce, or manu
facture of any of his Majesty dominions,
v. - ..vrw -
U.r JJIU puilS, MWHH.w iiiui mc gam ai 11-
t!ei when exported in any such foreign
lhifyir vessel so sld us aforesaitl, shall he
exported direct to the country or t;ite in
Anjrica or the West Indies to which .uch
ihip-or vessel belongs as aforesaid, and be
fcreihe shipment thereof security by bond
lh!l be given to his Maiestv, his heirs and
laccessors, in a penally equal to half the
Value of the said articles ; sucli bond to be
tiered into by the master and exporter
kfore the collector or qf her chief officer
of the customs of such colony, plantation,
fir island, for the due landing the said ar
mies at the port or ports for which enter
i. and for producing a certificate thereoi
ah;n twelve months from the date ol such
nd, undef the hand and seal of lUe'Biit-
i Consul or Vice Consul resident at he
rtorDlace where the said aiticle shall
iave been landed ; but in case there shall
lot be any such Consul or Vice Consul
6fre resident, such certificate to be under
fee hand and seal of the Chief Magistrate,
k under the hand and seal of two known
Bi7iA Merchants residing at such port or
pace; but such bond may be discharged
K proof on oath by credible peisons, that
kesaid articles were taken bv enemies, or
hrished in' the seas: Provided always,
nothing herein contained shall be con-'
Sraed to permit or allow the expoitaiion
0: arras or naval stores, unless a li
kase shall have been obtained for that pur
fa? from his Majesty's Secretary of State;
in case any such articles shall be hip
H or waterborne for the purpose of being
ported contrary to this act, the same
be forfeited, and shall and may be
ecuted as hereinafter directed.
5' Provided alwavs, and be it further
cted, That from ten ears after the pas
la?of this act, nothing in this act contain
extend or be construed to extend
7xclude from the trade allowed by this
3, lay foreign ship or vessel which, pre-
. iuc passing Ol mis aci, lucty
to the passing of this
mm mm mt At
ra enga ged in lawful trade with his Ala
aid colonies, islands or plantations,
'ctount of uch ship or vessel uoi be
tf the built of the country to which
r aip or veuel may belong.
And be it further enacted, That in I
fc. doubt shall arise, whether any
k. ' "'i"! ujei cnaiKiiie iiuciiicu 10 oc
(ill ? Ifiy fre,gn sn'P or VMsel, Uil
lutiority of thiiactjbad beeu legal
ly imported into such port, the legality ot tor, and upon which the Duties ped&e4 the memo-aging and increasing of Ship. 19.
such importation shall be made to aouear "in sM SchedmV shall h- n-A -1 i:' - j rLJr V . - . .
. , ,, rr- - 6cvi auu uaiu. t vtns ana riauigauun: ana anoiner Act of enacted.
to the satisfaction of the Co ector and PrnvifUrl also, that .ll r .uAL. . s . . .t J, . ! . .
comptroller, or other principal officer of
the customs of such port, before such
goods, wares, and merchandize shall be
suffered to be shipped for exportation.
7. And be it further enacted, That from
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and after the uassin? of this act. there shall
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oe raueu, leviea, collected, ana paia unto
ms .tjajesiy, nis neirs ana successors, upon
the several articles enumerated or describ-
ed in the said Schedule marked (C.) im
ported or brought into any of the ports e
numerated in jthe Schedule marked (A.)
from any such foreign island, state, or
country, under the authority of this act.
the several duties qf customs a- the same
are respectively inserted or described and
set forth in figures, in. the said Schedule an-
same shall be under the management of
the Customs in England, and shall be rai-
sed. Iv.ed. cnllertpH. naWi an,! rprl
in such and the like manner and form, and
hVs,,rh!and th lilr. n,L.
oy sucn ana tne iiKe rules, ways, means,
and methods respectively, and under such
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pfiidiues auu lorieiiure-j, as any oiner.au
tieg now payable to his majesty on goola
imported iniQ anj' of the. islands, planta
tions, colojiies, or territories belonging to
or under the dominion of his Majesty in
America or the West Indies, are or may
be raise;!, levied, collected, paid and re
covered by any act or acts of Parliament
now in force, as fully and effectually to all
intents and purposes as if the several clau
ses, powers, directions penalties, and for
feitures relating theieto, were particularly
repealed and again enacted in the body of
this ac t ; and the produce of such duties
shall be pnid by the Collector of the Cus
toms to the Treasurer or Receiver Gene
ral of the colony, ptovince or plantation in
which the same shall be respectively levied,
to be applied to such use? and put poses as
may be directed by the authority of the re
spective General Couris or General s
seuiblies of sucji - colonies, provinces, or
8. And be it furcher enacted That in
case there shall be no General Courts or
General Assemblies in the Colony, Prov
ince, or Plantation, in which the said Duties
shall have. been levied or collected under the
authority of this Act, the net proceeds of
such puties shall then be applied and ap
piopriated in such and the like manner
and to such uses as any other Duties levied
and collected in any of his Majesty's Colo
nies, I rovinci
Plantations in America
West Tidies, not h iving General
Courts or General rissemblies, may now
by any ct or Acts of Parliament, passed
in (treat Britain? or the United Kingdom
of Ureal Britain and Irfiand, or by any
Order of his Majesty in Council or ' -y any
isned in His Majesty's
Name, be appropriated and applied.
9. And be it further enacted, 'iThat in
all Gases Where, by the Schedule marked
(C.) the Duties imposed upon fhe Impor
tation of Articles into IJkh Majesty's Colo
nies, Plantations, or Islands in America
and the West Indies, are charged . not ac
cording to the Weigl't, Gauge, or Measure,
but according to the Value thereof such
Value shall be ascertained by the Declara
tion of the Importer or Proprietor of such
Articles, or his known Agent or Factor,
in Manner and Form following; that is to
i A. B. do hereby declare, That the
' Articles mentioned in the Kntry, and con-
tained in the Packages Itrre specifying
' the several Packages, and describing the
4 several Marks and Numbers, as the Case
may 6e, are of the value of
4 Witness mv Hand, the day of r
The above Declaration, signed the
Day of in the Presence of C. D.
i Collector or ether Principal Officer '
which Declaration shall be written on the
Warrant of Entry of such Articles, and
Nhall be subscribed with the Hand of the
Importer or Proprietor thereof, or his
known Agent or Factor, in the Presence
of the Collector or othr Principal Officer
of the Customs at the Port of Importation ;
that if upon View and t.xami
nation of such Ankles by the proper Offi
cer of the Customs, it shall appear to him
that the said Articles are not valued ac
cording to the true Price or VaJue thereof,
and according to the true Intent and glea
ning of this Act, then and in such Case the'
'Importer or Proprietor, or his knowo A
gent or Factor, shall be required to de-,
dare on Oath before the Collector or Chief
Officer of ihe Customs at the Port of Ioi-
' portation which Oath be is hereby au-
i.t j j ! i . i::. a i
monzeu ana requireu iu huuiuiimiti wuai
is the Invoiced Price of such Arlicles, and
that he verily believes such Invoice Price
is the current Value of the Articles at th
Place from whence the said Articles were
imported ; and such Invoice Price, with the
addition of Ten Pounds per Centum there-
on, shall be deemed and taken to be the
Value of the Articles in such Colony,
rlRntailon, or isianu as aiurtrsaiu, m ueu
of the Value jm? declared by the Importer
or Proprietor, or bis kaeya Agent or c-
Collector or other Chief Officer of the Cds-
tqras; that such Articles have been invoji
ced belaw the real and true Value thereof
at the Place from whence the same were
imported, or if the Invoice Price is
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known. thf articles shall m i,.K -o-J.
y izz . vaac,
examined by I wo competent Persons,
oe nominated ana appointed by the,,Gov.
ernor or Commander-in-chief of the Cnn.
ny, nntation, or Island into which the
said Articles arp imported ; and such Per
sons shall declare on Oath, before the Col
jector or, chief officer of the Customs, what
is the true and real Value of surd ArriYlt?
- - -
in such Colony, Plantation, or Island : and
the Value so declared on the Oaths of such
Persons shall be deemed to be the true and
; the Duties specified in the said Schedule
; marked fC.) shall be charged and paid.
i n aL ii it Lh.L n1... :r
ihe Importer or Proprietor of such Articles
LhiLt ntrtL n..;;u.K.. :.
posed Ithereo.,, it shall and may be lawfu Illdies . b it.herefore enacted, That it
for. the Collector or other Chief Officer of sh;ilI be ,avvfu, for nu MajestV hs
the Customs where such Articles shall be anU Successors, by Order in Council fVom
imported, and he is hereby respectively Time to Tjme when and as ofien as the
required to take and secure the same, with saine 8a be jud d expedient, to prohib
the Cash 0F other Package thereof, and to it Trade and intercourse under (he'Authqr
cause the same to be publicly, sold, wuh.n hy 0f this Act, with any Country or W
ihe pace of Twenty Das at most after ,ail(, in America Q the West. Indies,: if it
such Refusa made, and at .such Time and sha,i a ar lo Uh Majesty that the Privi-
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Days Public ISolice, appoint for that Pur
pose, winch articles shall be sold to the
best Bidder ; and the Money arising by
the Sale thereof shall be applied, in the
First Place, in Payment of the said Duties,
together with the Charges 'hat shall have
been occasioned by the said Sale; and
the Overplus, if any, shall be paid to such
imponer or t ropneior, or any other t er-
sons authorized to receive the same.
11. And be it further enacted
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whenever any Foreign Article is liable to
Duty by this Act on the Importation there
of into any of his Majesty's Colonies, Plan
tations, or Islands, in America, or the
' 'est Indies under the Provisions of this
ct, the like Duty slad be payable upon
such Foreign Article when Imported into
any such Colonies, Plantations, or Islands
oneci iioih any raiioi lf;e unuea rving -
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dom of Great Britain and Ireland: and
uch Duty ithall be raised, levied, collect
ted, and paid, in such and the like Manner, j
and be appropriated and applied to such
and the like Uses, as the Duty payable up
on the like Article imported from any oili
er 1 luce, under the Piovisjous of this Act,
is by this Act. directed to bexaised and
l"i Provided always, and be it fuither
enacted, That if upon the Importation of
any Article charged with the Duty by this"
Act. the said Article shall also be liable to
the Payment of Duty under the Authoiify
of any Colonial Law, equal to or exceed
ing in Amount the Duly charged by this
Act, then and in such Case the Duty charg
ed upon such Article hy this Act, shall net
be demanded or paid upon the Impprta
lion of such Article ; Provided a!so; that
if the Duty payable uhden such Colonial
Law shall be less in Amount than the Duty
payable (by "this Act, then and n sucli
Case the Difference only in the Amount of
the Duty payable by this Act, and the Du
ty payable under the Authority of such Co
lonial Law. be deemed to be the Duty
payable by tU Act ; and the same shaii
be collected and paid in the like Maiiiier,
and appropriated and applied to such and
the like Uses, as the Duties specified in
the said Schedule annexed to this Act
marked (C.) are directed to be collected,
paid, appropriated and appTnfd.
13. And be it further enacted," That ali
Sums of Money granted and imposed by
this Act as Duues snail be deemed and
i are hereby declared to be Sterling Money
jof Great Britain, and shall be collected,
.recovered, and paid, to the Amount of the
Value which such nominal Sums bear in
; Great Britain; and that such Moneys
! may be received and taken according to
i the Proportion and Value of Five Soil-
ling$ 9nd Sixpence the Ounce in Silver
14. And beit fun her enacted, that
any Article enumerated io the Schedule
(B.) legally imported as aforesaid under
the authority of this act shall be allowed to
be exported in any British Ship or Vessel,
owned and navigated according to Law, to
any other 'British Island, Colony, or Plan
tation in America or the West Indies, pro
vided that .upon the Importation thereof
into any such other British Island, Colo
ny, or Plantation, Proof shall be produced
that the said Dutjes due to his Majesty
have been irjst paid io the Colony or Plan
tation into which the said Articles shall
have been Jjrsi imported 5 and any Article
so imported io any Ship or Vessel as afore
said shall be jHlftwed to be exported 40 any
Part of ! the United Kingdom of Great
Britain and Ireland,
under the Rules,
Regulations, Restrictions; Securities, Pen
alties, and Forfeitures, parju'cularly men?
tinned and provided in an .Act of arlia
ment made Jn the twelfth ear of ?King
Gtoit'ihe Second, intituled An Act for
and 1 wenty-third Years of the Reign of Right which JSntith subjects or others. tay
King Charles the Second,' intituled An enjoy undf r any Law in lorce el the pat .
Act to prevent the planting of Tobacco ij sing of this act, fo exporting in' lkitis
England, and for regulating the Planta- Ships from Ports not enumerated ia tb
timt Trif . anrf 'in annlhpr Aint nf Pav .Srfioiil trrrmA f A th'a rnAnrm t nf ths
wi i:.. L.i ,i..n -v
mcj uaiiicin maue in ine i weniieiu i ear
to' His late Majesty's Reii
ijesty's Reign intituled An
to -aiiow tne iraae between Ireland ana t at anus, i j.
British Colonies in America and the West , 20n! And be it furl her fnacled, Tjjit til
Indies, and the British1 Settlements on the penalties and forfeitures imposed by." this
Const of Africa; tp be carried on in like t act shall and may be respectively .proseciH
Manner as is now carried on between ted, sued for, and recovered, and diide4
Great Britain and the said Colonies and ', in Great Britain. Cuernru'Jrrsev. or the
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Settlements, or in any of the said Acts with
respect to the Goods, Wares, or Merchan
dise therein enumerated or described. :
15. And whereas it is the intetition and
hi "f ?? i Frmlege,
i t J 'te ! , r'P SC A
, sjiall oe confined to the Ships and
t Tv vS?!" gTV
I,ke .nygt J British Mi.ps and Ves-
,es gted bv this Act to foreign Ships
- and Vessels are not allowed to BritL
Ships and Vessels trading to aiid from any
such Country or Island under I thtf Provis
ions of this Act ; and. in case siich Order of
His Majesty in Council shall be issued,
then during fhe Tjme that such Order in
Council shall he in tnrr nnnn nf tlio Prn.
visions of this Act, either as respects the
. Laws herein reoealed. or to anv other Pro
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visions of" thij Act, shall apply or be taken
to apply to any Countiy oc State, the Trade
with which, under the Provisions of this
Act, shall be prohibited by any such trder
or His. Majesty, in Council; ai)d if any
Goods whatever shall be imported from or
shipped for the Purpose of being exported
to any such Country or Island in America
or the West Indies, in any Foreign Ship
orj Vessel, after Trade and Intercourse
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, therewith shall have been prohibited' by
any such Order of his Majesty i.u Council,
issued under the authority of tiiis pet, ' all
sucii Goods, together ;with the Ship or VTes
sel in which the same shall hie been
shipped for the Purpose of being exported
as aforesaid, shall be forfeited, with all her
guns, furniture, ammunition, tackle, -7ind
ajiparel ; and in every such case the same
V:rVrr '"V " U-IT r-"
Uis Majesty's Customs or INavy, authorized
or empowered -to make Seizures in case:.f
forfeit lire, atnl sltxl! and mav he nrniprii.
ted in manner as herein-after directed.
16. And be it further enacted,! That if
Hi's iMajesty shall deem it expedient toen
teid iiie-provisons of this a,ct to any Port
or Ports not enumerated iif the Schedule
njarked (A.) it shall be -lawful-fur' His Ma-,
jestv by Order in Council, to extend he
provisions' of this act jo such Port or PortsJ
and frcwi and after the day mentioned jin
such order in Council, all (the privileges
arid advantages otl this act, arid all the pro-,
visions, penalties ! and forfeitures t.iereiti
contained, shall extend and "be deemed
and construed to extend t( any such Port
or Ports respectively, as fully as iflle same
had been inserted and eiiumeiated in the
said Schedule? at the time of passing this set.
17. And it further enacted, j Tfcat no
Artic!es; except such as aie enumerate in
tiie Schedule niarked (i.) shail be imported
in any such wifisd-yuut Qi;,:p or vessel,
or in any such foreign Ship or Vessel, or in
any Brfish-iiult Ship or Vessel so sold as
.'.foresaid, from any Foreign -Country or
Si.ite, on the Continent of Amerida. or Isl
and in the West indies, into any of the
Ports enumerated in the Schedule! marked
(A ) oi into any Port which may
to the Schedule marked (A ) by
any Order in Council as aforesaid, on any
Pretence whatever,' on , pain of I brfeiting
such Articles, together with thfl Ship or
Vessel in which the same" shall have. been
imported, and lire guns, tackle, apparel,
and furniture of such Ship or Vessel ; aiid
in every such case the same shall and may
be seized by any Officer or Officers of his
Majesty's Customs or Navy, who are or
shall be authorized and empowered tn
make seizures in cases of tbi feifure, and
shail and may be prosecuted in such maa-
ner as herein-after directed. t :
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18. And be it further enacted, That 09
articles whatever shall be imported or ex -
ported.either in a BntishAuh Ship or Ves-
sel, or in any such foreign Ship or
l.-r :J f ..t
i as aiuresiiiu. iruuj ui lu anv jwicihii tuuii-
try on' the Continent of North lor South
America, or from or jo any foreign Island
in America and the Wet Indies, not enu
merated in- ;he Schedule annexed to this
act marked (A) oh any pretence whatev
er, on forfeiture of such Articles, as also
tmpr ed, iri h ill her guns,
, the Ship or Vesssel in which the same shall
Provided ilirijt, nd he it fur tbef
i nai notning in inis act cvni
affect or be construed to aiTt-ct th
of Fisheties carried on from any
Act jesty's said Colonies, rlantations. or l
f ' -
f:ii-i;i j- - I' tui
oi r isueries carneu on iram any wi ii iua
Isle of Man, or in anv of His Majesty's
Colonies or Islands in America f in the;
same manner and t'prcp, and by the same,
rules, and regulations in all respects' n o
fur as jthe same a re applicable, as any oth
er penalties and forfeitures imposed by any
act or acts of Parliament made for ihe te
curity jof the revenue of tie Customs, oc .
for tbe regulation or Improvement thereof ; .
or for the regulation of Trade or Naviga
tion) and which were in foice inimedialely
before The passfhg of this act, ny f re
spectively prosecuted, sued for, rrcojrr ed,
and difided in Great Britain, Guernsey
Jersey!, or the 7e of Man, or . in any. of
his Majesty's Colonies or Islands in Amafc-
Schedules to which this Act rrfersi
SCHEDULE (A.) '
LIST OF FREE PORTS.
Ports of Kingston, Savannah Le'Mar,
Alontego Bay, santa Lucia,
Antonio, St. Ann.' Falmouth.
Maria, Morant Bay, in Jamaica.
. Saint George,
liosscau, - -Saint
Josef, . -
Scarborough, - -Iluad'
Harbor, - -:
Nassau, - -l'ittstown,
J'ort George" and Port
Hamilton, - "
Any jort where there
h a custom houne
St. VinccnU. I
St. John's, St. Andrew's, New Brunswick,
' 1 fajj fa
Ca.sjtriesj - -ChTj.rk'stown,
Indian Corn Meal.
Live Stock of any Sort
Lumber. - '
.Mahogany, and. othejf
Beaver, and all Sorts oil
r Fur. !
. woini for Labimt
W are. i "'
Cocoa. . i
Coin an IjBuHion.
Drills of'alJ Sorts
Diamond, uud l'rtcious
J'riiit ani Vegetables.
Fu.vtick, and all Sorts cf
''Vood llr Dyer's !Ue.
Flour. j '
Grain of anv'Sort. '
Garde a Seeds. 1
f lvadinij Boards.
At M -
-furpentine.' " -Tilljv.
Hardwood or Mill-Tim
SCUHDULE (C.) i
A Schedule of Duties navahle en artirlW
imported into His Majesty's Possession
in America and the West Indies, from
other places in America and the West
Indies ihe Duties following : (that is to
-j S'y.) . . '. L. s. d.
Barrel" of V'heat Flour, not weighing ' Sterling;
.more than . 190 lbs. net weight 0 6 Q
Ban d of Biscuit, not weighing more T i
'than I90ib. net weight " 6 2 6
For everyl Cw t. BUcuit '0.1 6
F or ecrylo.j lb, of Bread, made from ' : ; ,
Wheat or other Grain imported hi
ttagi or; i'ackage
For every Barrel of Flout, not weigh-
in 5 more than 196 lbs.1 made from
Rye, Feai, or Beans ! ; '.
For every bushel oYEeas, Beans, Rye,
or CalavanCs-s " "
Rice, for I very 100 lbs. net weight
or every 1,000 Shingles, called 'Bos
ton Cuips, not iare thau 12 inches
9 2 0
For every 1,000 Shingles, beinrmore' V
i thau 12 inheg in length 'OH
For erery l,0dd Red OaJt Stares ' 1
For every 1,00 W hite Oak Staves or
j v Headings . 015
For eryri,0i)0 Feet orvhite or yI- - T
mm't. IiUmI Teetof Pitrh Pin ' i 1 4
if ' J - 1" '
'Lumber - v'v . .1
Other Kinds of Wood and Lqaber, per '
'1,000 Feet ' J
For eey l,d00 Wood Hoopi 0
Horses, for every 1007. of the Vaiu -'
thereof - 10
Neat Cattle, for every 100. of theVal-v.
ue thereof.' ' 10
All other Live Stock, for every 10ul.
of Ihe. Value thereof . lo