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118 In witness whereof we the respective Plenipotentiaries have 119 signed this Convention in duplicate and have affixed our respec120 tive seals. 121 Done at Washington this twenty-fourth day of July, A. D. one 122 thousand eight hundred and ninety-nine. 123

JOHN A. KASSON (SEAL. 124

JULES CAMBON (SEAL.)

SECTIONS FROM THE UNITED STATES TARIFF OF JULY 24, 1897,

AS MODIFIED BY THE PENDING FRENCH TREATY.

Average ad valorem rates of duty based upon the statement of imports for consumption of the Bureau of Statistics, Treasury Department, for the year ended June 30, 1898, pages 697 to 887.

The first right-hand column shows average ad valorem rate of duty for 1898 under the Dingley Law; the second column the corresponding rates as proposed by the Treaty; the left-hand column gives per cont of reduction in each section.

Prepared especially for the Committee on Foreign Relations of the United States Senate, January 22, 1900, by Mr. Joseph S. McCoy, Government actuary.

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Per cent.

60.95

Per cent.
10 2. All alcoholic perfumery, including

cologne water and other toilet
waters and toilet preparations of
all kinds, containing alcohol or in
the preparation of which alcohol
is used, and alcoholic compounds
not specially provided for in this
act, sixty cents per pound and Per cent.

forty-five per centum ad valorem.. 67.72
20 15. Coal-tar dyes or colors, not spe-

cially provided for in this act,
thirty per centum ad valorem

30
10 23. Glue, or fish glue:

Valued at not above ten cents

per pound, two and one-half
cents per pound.....

33. 15
Valued at above ten cents per

pound and not above thirty-
five cents per pound, twenty-
five per centum ad valorem... 25

24

29.84

224

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Sections from the United States tariff of July 24, 1897, as modified by the pending French

treaty-Continued.

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Per cent.
10 23. Glue, or fish glue-Continued.

Valued above thirty-five cents

per pound, fifteen cents per
pound and twenty per centum

ad valorem
10 24. Glycerin :

Crude, not purified, one cent

per pound ....

Refined, three cents per pound.. 15 40. Olive oil :

Not specially provided for in

this act, forty cents per gallon. In bottles, jars, tins, or similar

packages, fifty cents per gal

lon ...
10 44. Baryta, sulphate of, or barytes, in-

cluding barytes earth:
Unmanufactured, seventy-five

cents per ton... Manufactured, five dollars and

twenty-five cents per ton.....
10 45. Blues, such as Berlin, Prussian,

Chinese, and all others, contain-
ing ferrocyanide of iron, in pulp,
dry or ground in or mixed with
oil or water, eight cents per

pound ....
10 46. Blanc-fixe, or artificial sulphate of

barytes, and satin white, or arti-
ficial sulphate of lime, one-half

of one cent per pound.....
10 47. Black, made from bone, ivory, or

vegetable substance, by what-
over name known, inclnding bone
black and lamp black, dry or
ground in oil or water, twenty-
five per centum ad valorem

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Sections from the United States tariff of July 24, 1897, as modified by the pending French

treaty-Continued.

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Per cont.
10 48. Chrome yellow, chrome green, and

all other chromium colors in the
manufacture of which lead and
bichromate of potash or soda are
used, in pulp, dry, or ground in
or mixed with oil or water, four

and one-half cents per pound
10 49. Ocher and ochery earths not spe-

cially provided for, when crude or
not powdered, washed or pulver-
ized, one-eighth of one cent per
pound.....
Sienna and sienna earths not spo-

cially provided for, when crude or
not powdered, washed or pulver-
ized, one-eighth of one cent per

pound....
Umber and umber earths not spe-

cially provided for, when crude or
not powdered, washed or pulver-
ized, one-eighth of one cont per

pound......
Ocher and ochery earths not spe-

cially provided for, if powdered,
washed or pulverized, three-

eighths of one cent per pound....
Sienna and sienna earths not spo

cially provided for, if powdered,
washed or pulverized, three-

eighths of one cent per pound....
Umber and amber earths not spe-

cially provided for, if powdered,
washed or pulverized, three-

eighths of one cent per pound....
Ocher and ochery earths not spe-

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23. 63

cially provided for, if ground in oil or water, one and one-half cents per pound

21.27

31.47

28. 83

Sections from the United States tariff of July 24, 1897, as modified by the pending French

treaty-Continued.

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Per cent.

15. 32

25.88

66

70. 39

30.67

Per cent.
10 49. Sienna and sienna earths not spe-

cially provided for, if ground in
oil or water, one and one-half Per cent.
cents per pound ....

17.02
Umber and umber earths not spe-

cially provided for, if ground in
oil or water, one and one-half
cente per pound ...

28. 75
10 50. Orange mineral, three and three-
eighths cents per pound ...

72. 22
10 51. Red lead, two and seven-eighths
cents per pound

78. 65 10 52. Ultramarine blue, whether dry, in

pulp, or mixed with water, and
wash blue containing ultrama-
rine, three and three-fourths
cents per pound...

34. 07
10 53. Varnishes:

Including so-called gold size or
japan, thirty-five per centum
ad valorem...

35
Spirit varnishes, one dollar and

thirty-two cents per gallon
and thirty-five per centum ad
valorem

93. 69
10 54. Vermilion red, and other colors:

Containing quicksilver, dry or

ground in oil or water, ten
cents per pound

19. 71
When not containing quicksil-

31.42

84.28

ver, but made of lead or con-
taining lead, five cents per
pound.....

24.53 10 55. White lead, whitepaint and pigment

containing load, dry or in pulp, or
ground or mixed with oil, two and
soven-eighths cents per pound... 57.92

17. 74

22.08

52. 13

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