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(ACT of March 20, 1799.) executors, and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly, by these presents: Sealed with our seals, dated this day of in the year of the independence of the United States, and in the year of our Lord one thousand —

Whereas the following described packages of goods, wares, and merchandise, [here insert the marks, numbers, denomination, and number of packages, and contents, as far as may be, and, if articles in bulk, the quantity and quality,] imported into the district of — , in the [insert the denomination and name of vessel] whereof [insert name] is master, from [insert port or place where from] on the [insert date of vesse!'s entry] as per report and manifest then delivered by the said master, are now about to be exported and conveyed in the said [insert denomination and name of vessel] to the port of [insert name of the port intended for] and whereas the duties that would have become due on the said goods, wares, and merchandise, had the same been unladen here, and not so exported, would have amounted to the aforesaid sum of

Now, therefore, the condition of this obligation is such, That if the above bounden — shall and do, within months from the date hereof, produce to the collector of this district the certificates required by law, that the said enumerated (packages of merchandise, or articles in bulk, as the case may be,] have been exported to, and landed at, the aforesaid port of — or at any other port or place without the limits of the United States, or if neither the whole, nor any part, of the said goods, wares, and merchandise, shall be landed within the limits of the said United States, until due entry thereof shall have been first made, and the duties thereon paid, or secured to be paid, according to law, then the above obligation to be void, otherwise to be and remain in full force and virtue.

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Provided, nevertheless, That such bond shall not be required in respect to the goods on board of any ship or vessel which shall have put into the United States from necessity, to be made to appear in manner hereinafter prescribed: And the collector receiving such bonds, or any other bonds taken upon the exportation of merchandise, entitled to drawback, is hereby required and enjoined, immediately after the time when, by the conditions of the same, they ought to be cancelled, to put the same in suit: Provided, The necessary proof shall not have been produced, or further time · granted therefor, by the comptroller of the treasury.

16. SEC. XXXIII. It shall be lawful for any ship or vessel, in which any goods, wares, or merchandise, shall be brought into the United States, from any foreign port or place, and which shall be specified in the manifest, verified on oath or affirmation, before the collector of the port in which such ship or vessel shall first arrive, to be destined for other districts, to proceed with the same, from district to district, within the United States, in order to the land

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(ACT of March 23, 1799.) ing, or delivery thereof, and the duties on such of the said goods only as shall be landed in any district, shall be paid, or secured to be paid, within such district.

17. Sec. xxxiv. Before any ship or vessel shall depart from the district in which she shall first arrive, for another district, (provided such departure be not within forty-eight hours after her arrival within such district,) with goods, wares, or merchandise, brought in such ship or vessel, from a foreign port or place, the duties whereof shall not have been paid or secured, the master, or person having the charge or command of such ship or vessel, shall obtain, from the collector of the district from which she shall be about to depart, (who is hereby required to grant the same;) a copy of the report and manifest made by such master, or other person having the charge or command of such ship or vessel, certified by the said collector, to which copy shall be annexed a certificate of the quantity and particulars of the goods which shall appear to him to have been landed within his district, or of the quantity and particulars of the goods which remain on board, and upon which the duties are to be paid, or secured to be paid, in some other district.

The form of which certificate shall be as follows:
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These are to certify, that the within is a true copy of the report and manifest of the cargo of the [insert the denomination and name of the vessel] whereof (insert the name] is master, from [insert the port where from entered at this port the [insert the day and month of entry) as exhibited on (oath or affirmation) by the said master: That no part of the said cargo as expressed in such manifest, hath been unladen or landed at this port: (or, as the case may require,) That there hath been unladen and landed at this port, and the duties paid, or secured to be paid, on the following articles, (or) That all the said cargo, as expressed in the said manifest, hath been duly entered and landed in this district, according to law, except the following articles, [here enumerate the marks, numbers, packages, and contents, or, if articles in bulk, the quantities, whether landed, or remaining on board, as the case may require] and that bond hath here been entered as the law directs, for the delivery of the [insert the whole, or remaining part, as the case may require] of the said cargo, at the [insert the port and district of destination.] Witness our hands and seals, this day of

A B, collector,

C D, n. offi. And within twenty-four hours after the arrival of such ship or vessel within any other district, the said master or person having the charge or command of such ship or vessel, shall make report or entry, to or with the collector of such other district, producing and showing the said certified copy of his said first report, to

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(ACT of March 22, 1799.) gether with a certificate from each collector of any other district, within which any of the goods, wares, or merchandise, brought in such ship or vessel, shall have been before landed, of the quantity and particulars of such goods, wares, or merchandise, as shall have been so landed in each district, respectively: except in the state of Georgia, where such report shall be made within forty-eight hours: Provided always, That the master, or person having the charge or command of the said ship or vessel, shall first give bond, with one or more sureties, to the satisfaction of the collector of the district within which the said ship or vessel shall first arrive, in a sum equal to the amount of the duties on the residue of the said goods, according to such estimate as the said collector shall form thereof, with condition that the said residue of such goods shall be duly entered and delivered in such other district or districts of the United States, for which the same shall have been reported to be destined.

And the form of the said bond shall be as follows:

Know all men by these presents, That we [here insert the name of the master of the vessel, and the name or names of the sureties] are held and firmly bound unto the United States of America, in the sum of — to be paid to the said United States; for which payment, well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly, by these presents. Sealed with our seals; dated this day of

~ , in the year of the independence of the said United States; and in the year of our Lord one thousand

Whereas the following goods, wares, and merchandise, (here insert the marks, number, denomination, and number of packages, and contents, as far as may be, or, if articles in bulk, the quantity and quality] imported into the district of — , in the [insert the denomination and name of vessel] whereof (insert name] is master, from [insert name of port, &c.] on the [insert date of vessel's entry) as per report and manifest then delivered by the said master; are now intended to be exported and conveyed in the said insert the denomination and name of the vessel] to the district of insert the district or districts where intended to be sent] and whereas the duties that would have become due on the said goods, wares, and merchandise, had the same been unladen, would have amount. ed to the aforesaid sum of :

Now, therefore, the condition of this obligation is such, that if the above bounden

shall and do, within six months from the date hereof, produce to the collector of this district the certifi. cates required by law, that the said enumerated (packages of mer. chandise, or other articles in bulk, as the case may be,) have been duly entered and delivered at the aforesaid district of or any other port or district of the United States, then the above obligation to be void, otherwise to be and remain in full force and virtue.

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And the said bord shall be cancelled or discharged, within six calendar months from the date thereof, by the production of a certificate or certificates from the collector or collectors of the district or districts for which the said goods shall have been reported, testifying the due entry and delivery of the said goods, in such district or districts, or, upon due proof, to the satisfaction of the collector by whom the said bond shall have been taken, and to the naval officer of such port, (if any,) that such entry and delivery were prevented by some unavoidable accident or casualty, and that if the whole, or any part, of the said goods, shall not have been lost, that the same have been duly entered and delivered within the United States.

And the form of the certificate aforesaid shall be as follows: District of port of

These are to certify, that there have been unladen and landed at this port, from on board the [insert the denomination and name of the vessel] whereof (insert the name] is master, from [insert district and port where from] the following packages of merchandise (here detail the several packages, with their respective denominations, their marks, and numbers, and, if any articles in bulk, the quantities delivered for which the duties have been (paid or secured) at the aforesaid port of [insert the port.] Witness our hands and seals this day of

A B, collector.

CD, naval officer. And if the master, or other person having the charge or command of any such ship or vessel, shall fail, by his neglect or fault, to obtain the said copy of his said report, from the collector of the district from which he shall be so about to depart, or of any cer. tificate which he ought to obtain as aforesaid, or shall neglect to produce and show the same to the collector of any other district to which the said ship or vessel shall afterwards proceed, within the time for that purpose hereinbefore specified, he shall forfeit and pay, for every such neglect or omission, five hundred dollars.

18. Sec. xxxv. In addition to the provisions and requirements aforesaid, it shall be the duty of each and every master, or other person having the charge or command of any ship or vessel, arriving from any foreign port or place, having on board distilled spirits, wines, or teas, other than sea stores, intended to be transported from one port in the United States to another port in the said United States, whether in the same, or in different, districts, previous to the departure of such ship or vessel from the port at which she shall first arrive, to apply to the surveyor, or officer acting as inspector of the revenue for the port, for a certificate of the quantity and particulars of such spirits, wines, or teas, as shall have been certified, or reported, to him to have been imported in such ship or vessel, and of the quantity and particulars of such spirits, wines,

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(ACT of March 28, 1799.) or teas, as shall appear to have been landed out of such ship at such port; which certificate the surveyor or inspector of the revenue shall forthwith grant; and the master, or person having the charge or command of such ship or vessel, shall, within twentyfour hours after her arrival at the port to which she shall be bound, deliver the said certificate to the surveyor or person acting as inspector of the revenue, of such last mentioned port; and if such ship or vessel shall proceed from one port to another within the United States, with the whole or any part of the spirits, wines, or teas, brought in her as aforesaid, without having first obtained such certificate, or if, within twenty-four hours after her arrival at such other port, the said certificate shall not be delivered to the surveyor or inspector, as aforesaid, the master, or person having the charge or command of the said ship or vessel, shall, in either case, forfeit the sum of five hundred dollars, and the spirits, wines, or teas, on board her, shall be forfeited and may be seized. And the form of the said certificate shall be as follows: District of

Office of inspection for the port of I certify, that the within is a true copy of the report made to me of distilled spirits, wines, and teas, imported in the [insert the name and denomination of the vessel] built in [here insert where built in the United States, or to what foreign nation belonging] burthen (here insert the tonnage of the vessel] whereof (here insert the name of the master] from [here insert the foreign port from which the vessel last sailed] bound to [here insert the port or ports to which destined in the United States.] That no part of the said spirits, wines, or teas, hath been unladen or landed at this port (or, as the case may require,) that there have been landed at this port, in pursuance of permits for that purpose, the following quantities to wit: [here insert the marks, number, description of packages, casks, chests, kinds, and quantities, of all spirits, wines, and teas, landed at the port of inspection, agreeably to the form prescribed for the report] and no other or greater quantities than are above expressed: (or,) that all the said spirits, wines, and teas, have been duly landed in this district, except the following, the duties whereof are to be paid, or secured to be paid, in the district of [insert the district of destination, and enumerate the marks, numbers, description of casks, chests, or other packages, kinds, and quantities, of all spirits, wines, and teas, which remain on board.] Witness my hand, the day and year aforesaid.

A B, inspector of the revenue for the port of And each and every surveyor, or officer acting as inspector of the revenue, for any port at which a ship or vessel may arrive with a certificate as aforesaid, shall certify, in manner aforesaid, all deliveries of spirits, wines, or teas, made at their respective ports, which certificate shall be annexed to the certificate granted at the port of original importation.

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