United States Duties on Imports. 1886

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Sherman & Company, printers, 1886 - Money - 490 pages
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Contents

Table of French kilogrammes reduced to lbs avoirdupois 23
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Table of Castilian libras reduced to lbs avoirdupois 24
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Table of arrobas of Spain and Buenos Ayres reduced to lbs 25
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Table of duties on glass 26
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Arithmetical examples illustrating table of rules for reducing lineal yards metres etc to square yards 27
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Table of rules for reducing lineal yards metres etc to square yards by fractions 28
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2 Table of lineal yards reduced to square yards 30
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Table of lineal metres width in centimetres reduced to square yards 32
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Table of lineal metres width in inches reduced to square yards 34
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Table of weights per lineal yard metre and auue to equal 4 ounces per square yard 38
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cents per square yard 39
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Table of foreign coins Elliotts 40
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Table of U S weights and measures Elliotts 44
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Table of foreign weights and measures Elliotts 47
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Feb 281879 Extending the port of New York 1
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Table of miscellaneous weights and measures 51
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Commercial relations with foreign nations 54
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Consular regulations 60
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Consular service of the U S 69
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Customs collection districts of the U S 71
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Treasury circular as to Guano Islands 79
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Extracts from Post Office Acts postage rates etc 81
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Act to modify postal money order system 85
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Manifests and clearances circular 87
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Miscellaneous decisions and regulations 89
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Appendix Containing Declaration of Independence and organic laws of the U 8 and tabular list of presidents and their cabinets and of the judges of t...
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March 1 To amend Internal Revenue Laws 117
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April 1 Relating to International Sheep and Wool Show 123
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