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COMPARISON OF THE ACTUAL CONCESSIONS GRANTED BY THE

UNITED STATES AND BY FRANCE UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE PENDING TREATY, BASED UPON UNITED STATES STATISTICS OF IMPORTS AND EXPORTS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 1898, THE EXPORTS BEING THOSE OF DOMESTIC ORIGIN ONLY.

[Prepared especially for the Committee on Foreign Relations of the United States Senate, January

29, 1900, by Jos. S. McCoy, Government actuary.)

Statement of United States imports from France of concessional articles, with amounts of

revenue to be conceded on the articles.

(Based on the inports of the fiscal year 1898, United States statistics.]

Percentagel ofduty

conceded.

Articles.

Tariff-act number.

Value imported.

Duty col- Conceslected. sion.

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5 Silk goods: All of Schedule L.. 384 to 391, inclusive.
20
Cotton goods:

Hosiery and knit goods... 317, 318, 319.
Suspenders, passementerie. 320.
Cotton fabrics mixed with 311.

silk.
Plush and velvet..

315.
Ready-made clothing. 314.
Laces..

339.
Articles of flax and hemp:
Woven fabrics.

346. 10 Laces, embroidery trim 339.

mings.

Linen goods, ready-made... 338, 345. 10 Leather and skins: Gloves, 440 to 445 inclusive.

excepting those known as

schmaschen.

Articles of Paris (fancy goods): 10 Imitation jewelry

193, 408. 5 Jewelry

434. 5 Buttons

414. 10 Brushes

410. 10 Dice, chessmen, etc

417. 20 Toys and playthings

418 10 Fans..

427 15 Articles of amber, bone, 448,449, 450, 459.

ivory, mother-of-pearl,

shell, meerschaum. 10 Buckles

412. 10 Articles of food:

Prepared or preserved veg 241.

etables, pease, etc., in

cluding mushrooms. 10 Fruits preserved in sugar or 263.

spirits. 5 Chicory, roasted or ground. 280.. 10 Macaroni, vermicelli, and 229.

all similar preparations. 20 Nuts...

272. 10 Prunes

264. 15 Olive oil.

Chemicals: 10 Colors and varnishes

44 to 59, inclusive... 20 Coal-tar dyes or colors. 15. 10 Glycerin..

24. 10 Glue....

23. 10 Potash.

62 to 66 inclusive 10 Soda...

73 to 80 inclusive ..
1 Only chlorate imported.

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Statement of United States imports from France of concessional articles, with amounts of

revenue to be conceded on the articlesContinued.
[Based on the imports of the fiscal year 1898, United States statistics.]

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Per ct.
10 Medicinal preparations.....

67,68.

$128,592 $32, 148 $3, 215 10 Perfumery prepared with or 2,70.

367,841 183,920 12,859 without alcohol. 10 Soaps, including perfumed 72...

108, 077 21,615 2,161 soaps. 10 Ultramarine blue...

52.. Earthen and glass ware: 10 Bricks and tiles, varnished, 88, 92,3..

(1) enameled, or ornamented. 15 Bottles 99.

106, 329 42,531 6,380 5 Glass decanters and other 100.

In above. glass vessels. 10 Window glass and other 101 to 105, inclusive.

17,624 13,000 1,300 glass. 10 Spectacles and glasses for 108 to 110, inclusive.

188, 969 89,760 8,976 spectacles. 10 Opera glasses, lenses, etc.... 111.......

Elsewhere. Metal work: 10 Cutlery.

153, 155....

16,513 8, 256 825 15 Watchmakers' articles,

214, 465 clocks.

85,786 12, 868 15 Nails, spikes, points, needles 160 to 165, inclusive.

10,571 2,112 316 10 Metallic pens..

186 10 Penholders...

187 10 Other goods and wares com 193.

499, 126 posed wholly or in part

224, 606 22,460 of manufactured metal not specially provided for

in the act.
5 Galloon, braid, embroidery, 179...

Included above..
and other articles made
wholly or partly of tin-
sel wire, bullions or metal

threads. 10 | Paper:

Copying, filtering, blot 397, 398....
ting, and surface-eoated
paper, or paper covered
with metal or its solu-
tions, parchment, sensi-
tized paper for photo-
graphic purposes.

128,212 44,874 4,487
Letter paper, handmade... 401.
Envelopes.

399. Blank books..

403. Albums...

404. Articles of paper

407. 5 Feathers, etc., dressed for orna

425, 82.

2,049, 392 1,024, 691 51, 230 ment, etc., and artificial flow

ers. 10 Wood and wooden furniture.... 208.

203, 347 71, 171 7,117 20 Plants and seeds.

251, 252, 254.

213, 916 74, 130 14, 826 10 Straw hats...

409.

82, 267 20,567

2,057 10 Braids, of straw or grass, etc., 409.

57,826 especially for making or orna

11,565 1, 156 menting hats. 10 Cement.

89.

18, 846 3,769 377 20 Furs not on the skin, for hats. 426.

None reported. 10 Hats, including felt hats 370, 432. 15 Musical instruments

453.

87,821 39, 520 5,928 20 Feathers, not dressed.

425, sec.1.

296, 800 44,520 Mineral waters

8, 904 20

301.

51,816 20, 726 10 Liqueurs

4,145 392.

100,000 90,000 9,000 Total

25,504,441 12, 136, 041828, 138

No returns; less than $30,000 from world.

Statement of United States exports to France of concessional articles, with amounts of duty

collected and revenue to be conceded by France.
(Based upon the exports for the fiscal year 1898, United States statistics.]

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Concession.

$75, 130

708 1,191

17

10 1,521 1,414 4,873 1,284

158 130

Agricultural implements.
Art works
Asbestos, and manufactures
Asphalt, and manufactures.
Babbitt metal
Bark, etc., for tanning
Blacking
Books, maps, engravings, etchings, etc.
Brass, and manufactures.
Preparations of breadstuffs..
Brooms and brushes..
Oars:

For railways

For tramways.
Cycles and parts..
Carriages, etc., all other
Celluloid, manufactures
Charcoal...
Acids....
Sulphate of copper
Dyes and dye stuffs.
Líme acetate
Medicines, proprietary.
Roots, herbs, etc
Chemicals, all other..
Cider...
Clay
Clocks.
Watches.
Copper manufactures.
Cotton:

Cloths, colored
Cloths, uncolored.
Wearing apparel

All other manufactures
Dental goods.
Earthen and stone ware.
Emory..
Emory wheels
Fiber:

Bags..
Cordage
Twine

All other
Fish:

Mackerel.
Salmon, canned.
Salmon, other.
Canned, other
Caviar..
Oysters
Other shellfish

All other
Prunes
Raisins
Other fruits.
Fruits:

Preserved

Canned..
Furniture of metal
Glassware
Glue...
Cartridges.
Hair manufactures.
Household goods..
Nuts..
India rubber:

Boots and shoes

Other manufactures. Inks:

Printers'.

Other..
Telegraphic, telephonic, and other electric apparatus
Iron, bar..
Steel:

Bar,
Rails
Wire rods
Sheets.

1,588

236 7,844

685 175

5

3 247 439 172 208

138 1,616

1 15 312 40 35

526 540 187 318 368 317 538

944 16,083

12 541 10

13 167 80

56

200 92

1 710

13 126 683 316

2

908 2,918

12

5 929 25

471

710 1 470

24

Statement of United States exports to France of concessional articles, with amounts of duty

collected and revenue to be conceded by France-Continued.
(Based upon the exports for the fiscal year 1898, United States statistics.]

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Steel and iron, structural..
Steel:

Wire...
Car wheels

Castings, n. e.s
Cutlery:

Table.

Other.
Firearms
Locks, hinges, etc
Machinery:

Printing

Electrical.
Pumps and pumping machinery
Machines, sewing...
Stationary engines
Boilers, etc
Typewriters
Machines, all other.
Nails and spikes..
Pipes and fillings.
Sales
Saws.
Scales and balances

Stoves, etc., and parts. • Tools, n. e. 8

Iron and steel manufactures, n. e. s
Jewelry....
Other gold and silver, manufactures
Lamps, etc...
Type, etc
Saddlery.
Malt..
Beer
Marble, unmanufactured
Marble, etc., manufactured.
Seaweed
Musical instruments:

Organs
Pianos..

Other..
Notions..
Plants, nursery
Oilcloths:

Floor

Other. Whale oil.. Oil:

Peppermint

Other volatile
Paints, etc., black.
Paints, other.
Paper:

Hangings..
Printing
Writing

Other.
Paraffin
Perfumery, etc
Photographic material
Plated ware
Meats: Beef, salt
Oleo....
Other meat products
Milk
Silk:

Manufactured..

Waste Soap:

Toilet

Other.. Spermaceti Alcohol:

Wood.

Other
Spirits
Sponges..
Starch
Stationery (except paper)

825 7,447 502

29 5,813 11,531

247 1,638

63 1,105 3,344

Statement of United States exports to France of concessional articles, with amounts of duty

collected and revenue to be conceded by France-Continued.
(Based upon the exports for the fiscal year 1898, United States statistics.]

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Concession of French duty now temporarily granted and perpetuated by the treaty.

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