Annual Report of the Commissioner of Navigation for the Fiscal Year Ended ...

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1902 - Merchant marine
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Page 320 - It is a familiar rule, that a thing may be within the letter of the statute and yet not within the statute, because not within its spirit, nor within the intention of its makers.
Page 21 - States shall suspend the collection of so much of the duty herein imposed on vessels entered from any foreign port as may be in excess of the tonnage and lighthouse dues, or other equivalent tax or taxes, imposed in said port on American vessels, by the Government of the foreign country in which such port is situated, and shall, upon the passage of this Act, and from time to time thereafter as often as it may become necessary, by reason of changes in the laws of the foreign countries above mentioned,...
Page 204 - That the President of the United States shall suspend the collection of so much of the duty herein imposed, on vessels entered from any foreign port, as may be in excess of the tonnage and light-house dues, or other equivalent tax or taxes, imposed in said port on American vessels by the Government of the foreign country in which such port is situated...
Page 204 - ... United States from any foreign port or place in North America, Central America, the West India Islands, the Bahama Islands, the Bermuda Islands, or the coast of South America bordering on the Caribbean Sea, or Newfoundland...
Page 228 - That the provisions of law restricting to vessels of the United States the transportation of passengers and merchandise directly or indirectly from one port of the United States...
Page 323 - He shall establish such rules and regulations, prescribe such forms of bond, reports, entries and other papers, and shall issue from time to time such instructions, not inconsistent with law, as he shall deem best calculated for carrying out the provisions of this Act and for protecting the United States and aliens migrating thereto from fraud and loss...
Page 396 - American experience table of mortality with interest at the rate of four and one-half per cent, per annum...
Page 204 - ... of such country or on the cargoes of such vessels ; but this proviso shall not be held to be inconsistent with the special regulation by foreign countries of duties and other charges on their own vessels, and the cargoes thereof, engaged in their coasting trade, or with the existence between such countries and other States of reciprocal stipulations founded on special conditions and equivalents, and thus not within the treatment of American vessels under the most favored nation clause in treaties...
Page 191 - ... peace within the United States, (upon the complaint of the master,) to issue his warrant to apprehend such deserter, and bring him before such justice...
Page 319 - That every master of a vessel in the foreign trade may engage any seaman at any port out of the United States, in the manner provided by law, to serve for one or more round trips from and to the port of departure, or for a definite time, whatever the destination; and the master of a vessel clearing from a port of the United States with one or more seamen engaged in a foreign port as herein provided shall not be required to reship in a port of the United States the seamen so engaged...

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