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(ACT of February 18th, 1793.) change shall not be reported, and the endorsement made of suck change, as is herein required, such ship or vessel, found carrying on the coasting trade or fisheries, shall be subject to pay the same fees and tonnage as a vessel of the United States having a register, and the said new master shall forfeit and pay the sum of ten dollars.

Sec. xm. It shall be lawful, at all times, for any officer concerned in the collection of the revenue to inspect the enrolment or license of any ship or vessel; and if the master of any such ship or vessel shall not exhibit the same, when thereunto required by such officer, he shall pay one hundred dollars.

Sec. Xiv. The master or commander of every ship or vessel licensed for carrying on the coasting trade, destined from a district in one state to a district in the same, or an adjoining state, on the sea coast, or on a navigable river, having on board either distilled spirits, in casks exceeding five hundred gallons, wine, in casks exceeding two hundred and fifty gallons, or in bottles exceeding one hundred dozens, sugar, in casks or boxes, exceeding three thousand pounds, tea, in chests or boxes, exceeding five hundred pounds, coffee, in casks or bags, exceeding one thousand pounds, or foreign merchandise in packages, as imported, exceeding in value four hundred dollars, or goods, wares, or merchandise, consisting of such enumerated, or other, articles of foreign growth or manufacture, or of both, whose aggregate value exceeds eight hundred dollars, shall, previous to the departure of such ship or vessel from the port where she may then be, make out and subscribe duplicate manifests of the whole of such cargo on board such ship or vessel, specifying in such manifests, the marks and numbers of every cask, bag, box, chest, or package, containing the same, with the name and place of residence of every shipper and consignee, and the quantity shipped by and to each, and if there be a collector or surveyor residing at such port, or within five miles thereof, he shall deliver such manifests to the collector, if there be one, otherwise to the surveyor, before whom he shall swear or affirm, to the best of his knowledge and belief, that the goods therein contained were legally imported, and the duties thereupon paid or secured, or, if spirits distilled within the United States, that the duties thereupon have been paid or secured; whereupon the said collector or surveyor shall certify the same on the said manifests, one of which he shall return to the said master, with a permit, specifying thereon, generally, the lading on board such ship or vessel, and authorising him to proceed to the port of his destination. And if any ship or vessel, being laden and destined as aforesaid, shall depart from the port where she may then be, without the master or commander having first made out and subscribed duplicate manifests of the lading on board such ship or vessel, and, in case there be a collector or surveyor residing at such port, or within five miles thereof, without having previously delivered the same to the said collector or surveyor, and obtain

(ACT of February 18th, 1793.) ing a permit, in manner as is herein required, such master or commander shall pay one hundred dollars.

Sec. xv. The master or commander of every ship or vessel licensed for carrying on the coasting trade, having on hoard, either distilled spirits, in casks exceeding five hundred gallons, wine, in casks exceeding two hundred and fifty gallons, or in bottles, exceeding one hundred dozens, sugar, in casks or boxes, exceeding three thousand pounds, tea, in chests or boxes, exceeding five hundred pounds, coffee, in casks or bags, exceeding one thousand pounds, or foreign merchandise, in packages, as imported, exceeding in value four hundred dollars, or goods, wares, or merchandise, consisting of such enumerated or other articles of foreign growth or manufacture, or of both, whose aggregate value exceeds eight hundred dollars, and arriving from a district in one state, at a district in the same, or an adjoining, state, on the sea coast, or on a navigable river, shall, previous to the unlading of any part of the cargo of such ship or vessel, deliver to the collector, if there be one, or if not, to the surveyor, residing at the port of her arrival, or if there be no collector or surveyor residing at such port, then to a collector or surveyor, if there be any such officer, residing within five miles thereof, the manifest of the cargo, certified by the collector or surveyor of the district from whence she sailed (if there be such manifest) otherwise the duplicate manifests thereof, as is hereinbefore directed, to the truth of which, before such officer, he shall swear or affirm. And if there have been taken on board such ship or vessel, any other or more goods than are contained in such manifest or manifests, since her departure from the port from whence she first sailed, or if any goods have been since landed, the said master or commander shall make known and particularise the same to the said collector or surveyor, or if no such goods have been so taken on board or landed, he shall so declare, to the truth of which he shall swear or affirm: Whereupon the said collector or surveyor shall grant a permit for unlading a part, or the whole, of such cargo, as the said master or commander may request. And if there be no collector or surveyor, residing at, or within five miles of, the said port of her arrival, the master or commander of such ship or vessel may proceed to discharge the lading from on board such ship or vessel, but shall deliver to the collector or surveyor, residing at the first port where he may next afterwards arrive, and within twenty-four hours of his arrival, the manifest or manifests aforesaid, noting thereon the times when, and places where, the goods, therein mentioned, have been unladen, to the truth of which, before the said last mentioned collector or surveyor, he shall swear or affirm; and if the master or commander of any such ship or vessel, being laden as aforesaid, shall neglect or refuse to deliver the manifest or manifests, at the times, and in the manner, herein directed, he shall pay one hundred dollars.

Sec. Xvi. The master or commander of every ship or vessel

(ACT of February 18th, 1793.) licensed for carrying on the coasting trade, and being destined from any district of the United States, to a district other than a district in the same, or an adjoining state, on the sea coast, or on a navigable river, shall, previous to her departure, deliver to the collector residing at the port where such ship or vessel may be, if there is one, otherwise to the collector of the district comprehending such port, or to a surveyor within the district, as the one or the other may reside nearest to the port at which such ship or vessel may be, duplicate manifests of the whole cargo on board such ship or vessel, or, if there be no cargo on board, he shall so certify, and if there be any. distilled spirits, or goods, wares, and merchandise, of foreign growth or manufacture, on board, other than what may, by the collector, be deemed sufficient for sea stores, he shall specify in such manifests the marks and numbers of every cask, bag, box, chest, or package, containing the same, with the name, and place of residence, of every shipper and consignee of such distilled spirits, or goods of foreign growth or manufacture, and the quantity shipped by, and to, each, to be by him subscribed, and to the truth of which he shall swear or affirm; and shall also swear or affirm, before the said collector or surveyor, that such goods, wares, or merchandise, of foreign growth or manufacture, were, to the best of his knowledge and belief, legally imported, and the duties thereupon paid or secured; or, if spirits distilled within the United States, that the duties thereupon have been duly paid or secured; upon the performance of which, and not before, the said collector or surveyor shall certify the same on the said manifests; one of which he shall return to the master, with a permit thereto annexed, authorizing him to proceed to the port of his destination. And if any such ship or vessel shall depart from the port where she may then be, having distilled spirits, or goods, wares, or merchandise, of foreign growth or manufacture, on board, without the several things herein required being complied with, the master thereof shall forfeit one hundred dollars; or, if the lading be of goods, the growth or manufacture of the United States only, or if such ship or vessel have no, cargo, and she depart, without the several things herein required being complied with, the said master shall forfeit and pav fifty dollars.

Si.c. xvn. The master or commander of every ship or vessel, licensed to carry on the coasting trade, arriving at any district of the United States, from any district, other than a district in the same, or an adjoining, state on the sea coast, or on a navigable river, shall deliver, to the collector residing at the port where she may arrive, if there be one, otherwise to the collector or surveyor in the district comprehending such port, as the one or the other may reside nearest thereto, if the collector or surveyor reside at a distance not exceeding five miles, within twenty-four hours, or, if at a greater distance, within forty-eight hours, next after his

(ACT of February 18th, 1793.) arrival, and previous to the unlading any of the goods brought in such ship or vessel, the manifest of the cargo, (if there be any,) certified by the collector or surveyor of the district from whence she last sailed; and shall make oath or affirmation, before the said collector or surveyor, that there was not, when he sailed from the district where his manifest was certified, or has been since, or then is, any more, or other goods, wares, or merchandise, of foreign growth or manufacture, or distilled spirits, (if there be any, other than sea stores, on board such vessel) than is therein mentioned; and if there be no such goods, he shall so swear or affirm; and if there be no cargo on board, he shall produce the certificate of the collector or surveyor of the district from whence she last sailed, as aforesaid, that such is the case: Whereupon such collector or surveyor shall grant a permit for unlading the whole, or part, of such cargo, (if there be any) within his district, as the master may request; and where a part only of the goods, wares, and merchandise, of foreign growth or manufacture, or of distilled spirits, brought in such ship or vessel, is intended to be landed, the said collector or surveyor shall make an endorsement of such part, on the back of the manifest, specifying the articles to be landed; and shall return such manifest to the master, endorsing also thereon his permission for such shjp or vessel to proceed to the place of her destination; and if the master of such ship or vessel shall neglect or refuse to deliver the manifest, (or, if she has no cargo, the certificate,) within the time herein directed, he shall forfeit one hundred dollars; and the goods, wares, and merchandise, of foreign growth or manufacture, or distilled spirits, found on board, or landed from such ship or vessel, not being certified, as is herein required, shall be forfeited; and if the same shall amount to the value of eight hundred dollars, such ship or vessel, with her tackle, apparel, and furniture, shall be also forfeited.

Sec. xvm. Nothing in this act contained shall be so construed, as to oblige the master or commander of any ship or vessel, licensed for carrying on the coasting trade, bound from a district in one state to a district in the same, or an adjoining state, on the sea coast, or on a navigable river, having on board goods, wares, or merchandise, of the growth, product, or manufactures, of the United States, only, (except, distilled spirits,) or distilled spirits,not more than five hundred gallons, wine, in casks,not more than two hundred and fifty gallons, or in bottles, not more than one hundred dozens, sugar, in casks or boxes, not more than three thousand pounds, tea, in chests or boxes, not more than five hundred pounds, coffee, in casks or bags not more than one thousand pounds, or foreign merchandise, in packages, as imported, of not more value than four hundred dollars, or goods, wares, or merchandise, consisting of such enumerated or other articles of foreign growth or manufacture, or of both, whose aggregate value shall be not more than eight hundred dollars, to deliver a manifest thereof, or obtain a permit, previous to her de

(ACT of February 18th, 1793.) parture, or, on her arrival within such district, to make any report thereof; but such master shall be provided with a manifest, by him subscribed, of the lading, of what kind soever, which was on board such ship or vessel at the time of his departure from the district from which she last sailed; and if the same, or any part of such lading, consists of distilled spirits, or goods, wares, or merchandise, of foreign growth or manufacture, with the marks and numbers of each cask, bag, box, chest, or package, containing the same, with the name of the shipper and consignee of each; which manifest shall be by him exhibited, for the inspection of any officer of the revenue, when, by such officer, thereunto required; and shall also inform such officer, from whence such ship or vessel last sailed, and how long she has been in port, when by him so interrogated. And if the master of such ship or vessel shall not be provided, on his arrival within any such district. with a manifest, and exhibit the same, as is herein required, if the lading of such ship or vessel consist (wholly of goods, the produce or manufacture of the UnitedStates, distilled spirits excepted,) he shall forfeit twenty dollais: or, if, there be distilled spirits, or goods, wares, or merchandise, of foreign growth or manufacture, on board, excepting what may be sufficient for sea stores, he shall forfeit forty dollars; or, if he shall refuse to answer the interrogatories truly, as is herein required, he shall forfeit the sum of one hundred dollars. And if any of the goods laden on board such ship or vessel, shall be of foreign growth or manufacture, or of spirits distilled within the United States, so much of the same as may be found on board such ship or vessel, and which shall not be included in the manifest exhibited by such master, shall be forfeited.

Sec. Xix. It shall and may be lawful for the collector of the district of Pennsylvania to grant permits for the transportation of goods, wares, or merchandise, of foreign growth or manufacture, across the state of New Jersey, to the district of New York, or, across the state of Delaware, to any district in the state of Maryland or Virginia; and for the collector of the district of New York, to grant like permits, for the transportation across the state of New Jersey; and, for the collector of any district of Maryland or Virginia, to grant like permits, for the transportation across the state of Delaware, to the district of Pennsylvania: Provided, That every such permit shall express the name of the owner, or person sending such goods, and of the person or persons to whom such goods shall be consigned, with the marks, numbers, and description, of the packages, whether bale, box, chest, or otherwise, and the kind of goods contained therein; and the (late when granted; and the owner, or person sending such goods, shall swear or affirm, that they were legally imported, and the duties thereupon paid or secured: And provided, also, That the owner or consignee of all such goods, wares, and merchandise, shall, within twenty-four hours after the arrival thereof at the place to which they were permitted to be transported, report the same to the collector of the dis

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