Exposition of the J. D. & M. Williams Fraud, and of Its Settlement: The Chenery & Co. Fraud, and Removal of Timothy B. Dix, and Hon. Samuel Hooper's Extraordinary Report Thereon; and Other Matters at the Boston Custom House

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Rockwell and Rollins, printers, 1866 - Fraud - 48 pages
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Page 10 - ... 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 10 - I do not know nor believe in the existence of any other invoice or bill of lading of the said goods, wares, and merchandise ; that the entry now delivered to the collector contains a just and true account of the said goods, wares, and merchandise, according to the said invoice and bill of lading ; 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...
Page 42 - Puwnnn1 b»fthe collector shall detail an experienced entry clerk, who, with a similar clerk to be designated by the naval officer, and an assistant appraiser or examiner, to be detailed by the appraiser, shall, together with the inspector on board, . examine all the passengers' baggage, appraise the dutiable value of the same, and assess the duty, if any.
Page 39 - Large, 662,) it was provided, that, when any articles subject to duty are found in the baggage of any person arriving in the United States, which shall not, at the time of making entry for such baggage, be mentioned to the collector before whom such entry is made, by the person making the same, all such articles so found shall be forfeited, and the person in whose baggage they shall be found shall, moreover, forfeit and pay treble the value of such articles.
Page 3 - ComPtrollerI [AB~\ having been appointed [collector or other officer as the case may be,~\ of the [district or port of~\ do solemnly sincerely, and truly [swear or affirm] that I will diligently and faithfully execute the duties of the said office of and will use the best of my endeavors to prevent and detect frauds in relation to the duties imposed by the laws of the United States ; I further [swear or affirm] that I will support the constitution of the United States.
Page 43 - ... baggage permit, it being understood that the assignment of clerks above mentioned is made under that permit, to see that it is properly executed; and no baggage, with or without special permit, except when authorized by this Department, is to be delivered without an examination by all these officers. Should any passenger's baggage contain dutiable articles to the value of over ?500, they are to be sent to the appraiser's store for regular entry and appraisement, as provided by law.
Page 40 - August, eighteen hundred and sixty-one, be, and the same is hereby repealed ; and no return of the duties shall be allowed on the export of any merchandise after it has been removed from the custody and control of the government; but nothing herein contained...
Page 36 - ... together with the expenses of safe keeping and sale of such goods, the overplus, if any, shall be returned by the collector to the importer or owner, or to his agent or lawful representative; And provided also, That the importer, owner, or consignee of such goods, may, at any time after the deposit shall have been made, withdraw the whole or any part thereof, on paying the duties on what may be withdrawn, and the customary storage and charges, and of interest.
Page 27 - I am authorized to enter the same ; that the said invoice and bill of lading are in the state in which they were actually received by me, and that I do not know or believe in the existence of any other invoice or bill of lading of the said goods, wares, and merchandise...
Page 10 - ... will immediately make the same known to the collector of the district And I do further solemnly and truly swear (or affirm) that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, (name and residence of the owner of the goods) is owner of the goods, wares, and merchandise...

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