A Report of the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council, Appointed for All Matters Relating to Trade and Foreign Plantations, on the Commerce and Navigation Between His Majesty's Dominions, and the Territories Belonging to the United States of America

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Page 16 - IT is agreed that creditors on either side shall meet with no lawful impediment to the recovery of the full value in sterling money, of all bona fide debts heretofore contracted.
Page xxxvii - Whereas it is necessary for the support of government, for the discharge of the debts of the United States, and the encouragement and protection of manufactures, that duties be laid on goods, wares, and merchandises imported: Be it enacted, etc.
Page 19 - Acts as may be now existing in any of the States repugnant to the treaty of Peace ought to be forthwith repealed, as well to prevent their continuing to be regarded as violations of that treaty as to avoid the disagreeable necessity there might otherwise be of raising and discussing questions touching their validity and Obligation.
Page xl - An act for laying a duty on goods, wares and merchandizes imported into the United States...
Page xxxii - States, and belonging to a citizen or citizens thereof, or in ships or vessels built in foreign countries, and on the sixteenth day of May last wholly the property of a citizen or citizens of the United States, and so continuing until the time of importation, as follows: On bohea tea, per pound, six cents.
Page 19 - ... a national treaty or any part or clause of it; nor for restraining, limiting or in any manner impeding, retarding or counteracting the operation and execution of the same for that on being constitutionally made ratified and published they become in virtue of the confederation part of the law of the land and are not only independent of the will and power of such legislatures but also binding and obligatory on them.
Page 8 - ... being the growth, production, or manufacture of any of the territories of the United States of America, and being imported in British-built ships or vessels, navigated and registered according to law.—$ 2.
Page xxxvii - ... if above proof, but not exceeding twenty per cent. according to the same hydrometer, per gallon, fifteen cents ; if of more than twenty, and not more than forty per cent. above proof, according to the same hydrometer, per gallon, twenty cents ; if of more than forty per cent.
Page 58 - supreme law of the land ; and that the judges in every state shall be bound thereby, anything in the constitution or laws of any state to the contrary notwithstanding.
Page xxxvii - ... if of proof, and not more than five per cent below proof, according to the same hydrometer...

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