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 17 - That all invoices of imported merchandise shall be made out in the currency of the place or country from whence the importations shall be made or if purchased in the currency actually paid therefor, shall contain a correct...
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...
Page 24 - Mercantile Dictionary. A complete vocabulary of the technicalities of Commercial Correspondence, names of Articles of Trade, and Marine Terms, in English, Spanish, and French ; with Geographical Names, Business Letters, and Tables of the Abbreviations in common use in the 'three languages. By I. DE VEITELLE. Square 12mo. Half morocco. Price, $3.00. " A book of most decided necessity to all merchants, filling up a want long felt.
Page 17 - All invoices of merchandise subject to a duty ad valorem shall be made out in the currency of the place or country from whence the importation shall be made, and shall contain a true statement of the actual cost of such merchandise, in such foreign currency or currencies, without any respect to the value of the coins of the United States, or of foreign coins, by law made current within the United States, in such foreign place or country.
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 39 - ... 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 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.
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