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manifest or manifests, and all such merchandise, not included in the manifest, belonging or consigned to the master, mate, officers, or crew of such ship or vessel, shall be forfeited: Prorided al. ways, That, if it shall be made appear to the satisfaction of the collector, naval officer, and survey. or, or to the major part of them, where those offcers are established at any port, or to the satisfac. tion of the collector alone, where either of the other of the said officers are not established, or to

the satisfaction of the court in which a trial shall Returned Cargo.

be had concerning such forfeiture, that no part of [If any articles of the outward cargo are brought

the cargo of such ship or vessel had been unshipback, they are to be detailed, specifying by whom ped, after it was taken on board, except such as

shall have been particularly specified and arshipped outward, and to whom consigned in ward.] counted for, in the report of the master or other Return of passengers and of packages belonging person having the charge or command of such to them respectively.

ship or vessel, and that the manifests bad been lost

or mislaid, without fraud or collusion, or that the [Here insert the names of the passengers, and same was or were defaced by accident, or incor. whether cabin or steerage passengers, with the rect by mistake, in every such case the forfeiture description and number of packages containing aforesaid shall not be incurred. their baggage, or the tools or implements of a me- Sec. 25. And be it further enacted, That every chanical trade.)

master or other person, having the charge or comVessel and cabin stores.

mand of any ship or vessel, belonging in the

whole or in part to a citizen or citizens, inhabit[Here detail what are remaining.]

ant or inbabitants. of the United States, laden with And if merchandise shall be imported, destined goods as aforesaid, and bound to any port or place to be delivered in different districts or ports, the in the United States, shall, on his arrival within quantities and packages so destined to be deliver- four leagues of the coast thereof, or within any of ed shall be inserted in successive order in the the bays, harbors, ports, rivers, creeks, or inlets manifest as aforesaid; and all spirits, wines, and thereof, upon demand, produce the manifest or teas, constituting the whole or any part of the manifests, in writing, which such master or other cargo of any vessel, shall also be inserted in suc- person is required as aforesaid to have on board cessive order, distinguishing the ports to which his said ship or vessel, to such officer or officers of the same may be destined, and the kinds, quali- the customs, as shall first come on board his said ties, and quantities thereof; and if merchandise ship or vessel, for his or their inspection, and shall shall be imported by citizens or inhabitants of the deliver to such officer or officers a true copy or United States, in vessels other than the United copies thereof, (which copy or copies shall be proStates, the manifests shall be of the form, and vided and subscribed by the said master or other shall contain the particulars aforesaid, except that person having the charge or command of such said vessels shall be described in the manner fol- ship or vessel,) and the officer or officers, to whom lowing, viz:

the original manifest or manifests shall have been Report and manifest of the cargo laden on board so produced, shall respectively certify upon the the [here insert the denomination and pame of back thereof, that the same was or were produced, the vessel and the port to which she belongs] and the day and year on which the same was or whereot Chere insert the master's name, and whe- were produced, and that such copy or copies as ther or not master during the voyage] burden aforesaid was or were to him or them delivered. (here insert the nation where built] bound to [here and by them examined with the original manifest : insert the port or ports of destination] which and shall likewise certify upon the back of such cargo was taken on board at [here insert ihe port copy or copies, the day and year on which be or ports where laden.)

same was or were delivered, and shall forthwith Sec. 24. And be it further enacted, That if any transmit such copy or copies to the respective colgoods, wares, and merchandise, shall be imported lectors of the several districts, to which the goods or brought into the United States in any ship or by such manifest or manifests shall appear re vessel whatever, belonging in the whole or inspectively to be consigned; and that the said maspart to a citizen or citizens, inhabitant or inhab- ter, or other person, so having the charge or conitants of the United States, from any foreign port mand of any such ship or vessel, shall, in hke or place, without having a manifest or manifests manner, produce to the officer or officers of the on board, agreeably to the directions in the fore- customs who shall first come on board such sbij going section, or which shall not be included or or vessel, upon her arrival within the limits of deseribed therein, or shall not agree therewith, any district of the United States, in which the in every such case the master, or other person cargo, or any part thereof, is intended to be dishaving the charge or command of such ship or charged or landed, for his or their inspection, such vessel, shall forfeit and pay a sum of money equal manifest or manifests as aforesaid; and shall also to the value of such goods, not included in such deliver to bim or them a true copy or copies

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thereof, (such copy or copies also to be provided Sec. 26. And be it further enacted, That if the and subscribed by the said master or other person master or other person having the charge or comhaving the charge or command of such ship or mand of any ship or vessel, laden as aforesaid, and vessel,) the production of which said manifest or bound to any port or place in the United States, manifests, and the delivery of which said copy or shall not upon his arrival within four leagues of copies thereof

, shall also be certified by the said the coast thereof, or within the limits of any disofficer or officers of the customs who shall so first trict thereof, where the cargo of such ship or vescome on board the said ship or vessel, on her arri- sel, or any part thereof, is intended to be disval within the limits of any such district, upon charged, produce such manifest or manifests as the back of the said original manifest or madi- are heretofore required, in writing, to the proper fests, with the particular day and year when such officer or officers upon demand thereof, and also manifest or manifests was or were produced to deliver such copy or copies thereof as aforesaid, such officer or officers, and when he or they so re- according to the directions of this act, in each case, ceived the said copy or copies thereof; and such or shall not give an account of the true destinaofficer or officers is and are hereby required forth- tion of such ship or vessel, which he is hereby rewith to transmit

, or cause to be transmitted, the quired to do, upon request of such officer or offisaid copy or copies of the said manifest or mani- cers, or shall give a false account of such destinafests to the collector of that district; and the said tion, in order to evade the production of the said master, or person, having the charge or command manifest or manifests, the said master or other of the said ship or vessel, shall afterward produce person having the charge or command of such and deliver the said original manifest or mani- ship or vessel, shall forfeit for every such neglect, fests so certified to the said collector; and when refusal, or offence, a sum pot exceeding five hunany manifest shall be produced, upon which there dred dollars; and if such officer or officers first shall be no certificate from any officer of the cus- coming on board, in each case, within the distance toms as before mentioned, the master or com- or limits aforesaid, shall neglect or refuse to certimander producing the same shall be required to fy on the back of such manifest or manifests, the make oath, or affirmation, that no officer has ap- production thereof, and the delivery of such copy plied for, and that no endorsement has taken place or copies respectively, as are hereinbefore directed on any manifest of the cargo of such vessel : Pro- to be delivered to such officer or officers; every vided always, That nothing herein contained shall such officer so neglecting or refusing shall forfeit be construed to require such master, or other per- and pay the sum of five hundred dollars. And son, having the charge or command of such ship the officer or officers who may apply to the masor vessel, the delivery of more than one copy of ter or person having charge or command of any each manifest to the officer or officers aforesaid, such ship or vessel, respecting any of the proviwho shall first come on board of such ship or ves- sions in this and the foregoing sections, and who sel, within four leagues of the coast of the United shall not receive full satisfaction therein, are hereStates aforesaid, and one other copy to such offi- by required to make a return in writing of the cer or officers as shall first come on board within name of the vessel and master so offending in any the limits of any district, for which the cargo of or all of the particulars required, immediately, or such ship or vessel, or some part thereof, shall be as soon after as possible, to ihe collector of the disconsigned or destined, or shall be construed to re-trict to which such ship or vessel shall be considquire the delivery of any such copy to any other ered to be bound. officer ; but it shall be sufficient in respect to any Sec. 27. And be it further enacted, That if, afsuch other officer, to produce and show to him the ter the arrival of any ship or vessel, so laden with said original manifest or manifests, and the cer- goods as aforesaid, and bound to the United States, tificate or certificates thereupon ; and the form of within the limits of any of the districts of the Unithe certificate aforesaid, to be endorsed on an ori-ted States, or within four leagues of the coast thereginal manifest, shall be as follows, to wit: of, any part of the cargo of such ship or vessel

I (A. B.) certify that the within manifest was shall be unladen for any purpose whatever, from this day produced to me as the original manifest out of such ship, or vessel as aforesaid, before such of the cargo on board the [insert the denomina- ship or vessel shall come to the proper place for tion and name of the vessel] whereof [insert the the discharge of her cargo, or some pari thereof, name] is master, from [insert the port fast from.] and shall be there duly authorized by the proper In witness whereof, I have hereunto signed my officer or officers of the customs to unlade the same, name, this day of

the master or other person having the charge or And the form of the certificate aforesaid, to be command of such ship or vessel, and the mate, or endorsed on the copy of a manifest, shall be as folo other person next in command, shall respectively lows, lo wit:

forfeit and pay the sum of one thousand dollars, I(A. B.) certify that I have examined the with for each such" offence, and the goods, wares, and in manifest, produced to me this day as a copy of merchandise, so unladen and unshipped, shall be the original manifest of the cargo on board the forfeited and lost, except in the case of some un

insert the denomination and name of the vessel] avoidable accident, necessity, or distress of weawhereof [insert the name) is master, from [insert ther; of which unavoidable accident, necessity, or the port fast from with the original, and find the distress, the master or other person having the same to agree. In witness whereof, I have here charge or command of such ship or vessel, shall unto signed my name, this

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the officers or mariners (of which the mate or business at the office of the chief officer of the other person next in command shall be one) on customs at such port will permit, or as soon thereboard such ship or vessel, shall make proof upon after as the said hours will permit, the master, or oath before the collector, or other chief officer of other person having the charge or command of the customs of the district within the limits of such ship or vessel, shall repair to the said office, which such accident, necessity, or distress, shall and shall make report to the said chief officer, of happen, or before the collector or other chief offi- the arrival of the said ship or vessel; and within cer of the first district of the United States, within forty-eight hours after such arrival, shall make a the limits of which such ship or vessel shall after- further report in writing, to the collector of tbe wards arrive, if the said accident, necessity, or district, which report shall be in the form, and shall distress, shall have happened not within the límits contain all the particulars required to be inserted of any district, but within four leagues of the coast in a manifest, as the case may be; and the said of the United States, which oath the said collec- master, or person having the charge or command tor, or other chief officer, is hereby authorized and of any such ship or vessel, shall declare to the required to administer.

truth of such report or manifest

, as the same ought Sec. 28. And be it further enacted, That if any to be in conformity to this act; which declaration goods, wares, and merchandise, so unladen from on shall be on oath or solemn affirmation, before the board any such ship or vessel, shall be put or re- collector of the district, in the manner and form ceived into any other ship, vessel, or boat, except following, to wit: in the case of such accident, necessity' or distress: I(A.B.) do solemnly, sincerely, and truly, swear as aforesaid, to be notified and proved as aforesaid, (or atfirm) that the report and manifest subscribed the said master or other person having the charge with my name, and now delivered by me to the or command of any such ship, vessel, or boat, into collector of the district of [insert the name of the which the said goods, wares, or merchandise, shall district] contains, to the best of my knowledge and be so put and received, and every other person belief, a just and true account of all the goods, aiding and assisting therein, shall forfeit and pay wares, and merchandise, including packages of treble the value of the said goods, wares, or mer- every kind and nature whatsoever, which were chandise, and the ship, boat, or vessel, in which on board the [insert the denomination and name they shall be so put, shall be forfeited and lost. of the vessel] at the time of her sailing from the

Sec. 29. And be it further enacted, That if any port of [here insert the name of the port or place ship or vessel which shall have arrived within the the vessel last sailed from] or which have been limits of any district of the United States, from laden or taken on board at any time since, and any foreign port or place, shall depart, or aitempt that the packages of the said goods are as particto depart from the same, unless to proceed on her ularly described as in the bills of lading, signed way to some more interior districi to which she for the same by me, or with my knowledge ; iha: may be bound, before report or entry shall have I am at present, and have been during the voyage, been made by the master or other person having master of the said vessel, (or insert, if otherwise

, the charge or command of such ship or vessel, specifying how long he has been master) that no with the collector of some district of the United package whatsoever, or any goods, wares, or merStates, the said master or other person having chandise, have been unladen, landed, taken out, or such charge or command, shall forfeit and pay the in any manner whatever removed from on board sum of four hundred dollars; and it shall be law- the said [insert denomination and name of the ves. ful for any collector, naval officer, surveyor, or sel] since her departure from the said port of [incommander of any of the cutters hereinafter men- sert the name of the last port she sailed from ]'extioned, to arrest and bring back, or cause to be ar- cept such as are now particularly specified and rested and brought back, such ship or vessel, to declared in the abstract or account herewith, and such port of the United States to which it may that the clearance and other papers, now deliverbe most conveniently done. Provided, That if it ed by me to the collector, are all that I now have, shall be made to appear by the oath of the said or have had, that any way relate to the cargo of master, or other person having the charge or com- the said vessel. And I do further swear (or afmand of such ship or vessel, and of the person next firm) that the several articles specified in the said in command, or other sufficient proof to the satis manifest, as the sea stores for the cabin and vessel, faction of the collector of the district, within which are truly such, and were bona fide put on board the such ship or vessel shall afterwards come, or to the said [insert the denomination and name of the satisfaction of the court in which the prosecution vessel] for the use of the officers, crew, and pasfor such penalty may be had, that the said depart- sengers thereof, and have none of them been ure or attempt to depart, was occasioned by dis- brought, and are not intended, by way of mertress of weather, pursuit or duress of enemies, or chandise, or for sale, or for any other purpose, than other necessity, the said penalty shall not be in- above mentioned, and are intended io remain on curred.

board for the consumption of the said officers and Sec. 30. And be it further enacted, That with crew. I further swear (or affirm) that if I shall in twenty-four hours after the arrival of any ship hereafter discover, or know of any other or greater or vessel, from any foreign port or place, at any quantity of goods, wares, and merchandise, of any port of the United States established by law, at nature or kind whatsoever, than are contained in which an officer of the customs resides, or within the report and manifest, subscribed and now deany harbor, inlet, or creek thereof, if the hours of livered by me, I will, immediately and without de i Acts of Congress.

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lay, make due report thereof to the collector of Sea-stores, consisting of spirits, wines, and teas. the port or district of [here insert the port or dis- [Here insert the quantities particularly.] trict entering ai] and I do likewise swear (or affirm) that all matters whatsoever in the said report

Το and manifest expressed, are to the best of my knowledge and belief just and true. (The following

Inspector of Revenue for port of addition to the oath or affirmation is to be inserted And if the said master. or other person having in cases where the manifests shall not have been the charge or command of any ship or vessel, shall certified by some officer of the customs in manner neglect or omit to make the said reports, or either provided.) I further swear (or affirm) that no of them, (other than that required to be made to officer of the customs has applied for an inspection the surveyor or inspector of revenue as aforesaid,) of the manifest of the cargo on board the said ves and the declaration or declarations, or to take the sel, and that no certificate or endorsement has been said oath as required, or shall not fully comply delivered to me on any manifest of such cargo. with the true intent and meaning of this section, So help me God.

Signed A. B. as the case may be, be shall, for each and every Sworn (or affirmed) before me,

this day offence, forfeit and pay the sum of one thousand of

C. D., Collector. dollars. And the master, or other person having the Sec. 31. And be it further enacted, That it shall charge or command of any ship or vessel, having not be necessary for the master, or person having on board distilled spirits, wines, or teas, shall within the charge or command of any ship or vessel of war, forty-eight hours after his arrival as aforesaid, or of any ship or vessel employed by any prince, whether the same be at the first port of arrival of or state, as a public packet for the conveyance of such ship or vessel, or not, shall, in addition to the letters and despatches, and not permitted by the requirements before mentioned, report in writing laws of such prince or state to be employed in the to the surveyor or officer acting as inspector of the transportation of goods, wares, or merchandise, in revenue of the port at which he shall so arrive, the way of trade, to make such report and entry the foreign port or place from which he last sailed, as aforesaid. the name of his vessel, his own name, the burden Sec. 32. And be it further enacted, That it shall and denomination of such ship or vessel, and be lawful for any ship or vessel to proceed with whether a ship or vessel of the United States, or goods, wares, or merchandise, brought in her, and to what other nation belonging, together with the which shall, in the manifest first delivered to any quantity and kinds of spirits, wines, and teas, on officer receiving the same, be reported as destined board of the said ship or vessel, particularizing the or intended for any foreign port or place, from the number of casks, vessels, cases, or other packages, district within which such ship or vessel shall first containing the same, with their marks and num- arrive, to such foreign port or place, without paybers, as also the quantity and kind of spirits, wines, ing or securing the payment of any duties upon and teas, on board such ship or vessel, as sea-stores, such of the said goods, wares, or merchandise, as on pain of forfeiting and paying the sum of five shall be actually re-exported in the said ship or hundred dollars, and of the loss of the spirits so vessel, accordingly, anything herein contained to omitted; and the form of said report shall be as the contrary notwithstanding: Provided, always, follows, to wit:

That the said master, or person, having the charge Report of distilled spirits, wines, and teas, im- or command of the said ship or vessel, shall first ported in the [here insert the name and denomina- give bond, with one or more sureties, in a sum tion of the vessel] built in [here insert where built equal to the amount of the duties upon the said in the United States, or to what foreign nation goods, wares, or merchandise, as the same shall be belonging] burden [here insert the tonnage of the estimated by the collector and naval officer of the vessel whereof (here insert the name of the mas- port where the said report shall be made, to the ter] from [here insert the foreign port from which satisfaction of the said collector, with condition the vessel last sailed] bound to [here insert the port that the said goods, wares, or merchandise, or any or ports to which destined in the United States.] part thereof, shall not be landed within the United

States, unless due entry thereof shall have been first made, and the duties thereupon paid, or secured to be paid, according to law; which bonds shall be taken for ihe same periods, and cancelled in like manner, as bonds hereinafter directed to be given for obtaining drawbacks of duties; and the form of the said bonds shall be as follows, to wit:

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 pres

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Number of casks, chests,
and packages, inclusive.
Descrip'n of casks, chests
and packages, inclusive.
Kinds and qualities of
spirits, wines, and teas.
Estimated gallons of spir-

its, of each kind.

Estimated gall's of wines,

of each kind.

Estimated pounds of teas,

of each kind.

To whom consigned.

Where consigned.

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Sealed with our seals, dated this

any ship or vessel shall depart from the district in in the year of the independence of the which she shall first arrive for another distrie: United States, and in the year of our Lord one (provided such departure be not within forty-eight thousand

hours after her arrival within such district) with Whereas the following described packages of goods, wares, or merchandise, brought in such ship goods, wares, and merchandise, [here insert the or vessel from a foreign pori or place, the duties marks, numbers, denomination, and number of whereof shall not have been paid or secured, the packages and contents, as far as may be, and, it master, or person having the charge or command articles in bulk, the quantity and quality] imported of such ship or vessel, shall obtain from the culinto the district of in the [insert ihe denomi- lector of the district from which he shall be about nation and name of vessel] whereof [insert name to depart (who is hereby required to grant the is master, from [insert port or place where from same) a copy of the report and manifest made by on the [insert date of vessel's entry) as per report such master, or other person having the charg and manifest then delivered by the said master, or command of such ship or vessel, certified by the are now about to be exported and conveyed in said collector, to which copy shall be andered a the said [insert, denomination and name of vessel] certificate of the quantity and particulars of the to the port of [insert name of the port intended goods which shall appear to him to have been for) and whereas the duties that would have be- landed within his district, or of the quantity and come due on the said goods, wares, and merchan- particulars of the goods which remain on board. dise, had the same been unladen here, and not so and upon which the duties are to be paid, or seexported, would have amounted to the aforesaid cured to be paid, in some other district. sum of

The form of which certificate shall be as follows: Now, therefore, the condition of this obligation is such, That if the above bounden shall and

District of port of do, within

months from the date hereof, pro- These are to certify, that the within is a tros duce to the collector of this district the certificates copy of the report and manifest of the cargo of the required by law, that the said enumerated (pack-[insert the denomination and name of the vessel ages of merchandise, or articles in bulk as the case whereof [insert the name) is master, from (insert may be.] have been exported to and landed at the the port where from entered at this pori the [inaforesaid port of —or at any other port or place sert the day and month of entry) as exhibited cu without the limits of the United States, or if neither Coath or affirmation] by the said master: that ou the whole, nor any part of the said goods, wares, part of the said cargo, as expressed in such manies: and merchandise, shall be landed within the limits hath been unladen or landed at this port; (or as the of the said United States, until due entry thereof case may require ;] that there hath been unlader

. shall have been first made, and the duties thereon and landed at this port, and the duties paid or xepaid or secured to be paid according to law, then cured to be paid on the following articles, [or] tha: the above obligation to be void, otherwise to be all the said cargo as expressed in the said manifes! and remain in full force and virtue.

hath been duly entered and landed in this district Sealed and delivered in the presence of

according to law, except the following article Provided, nevertheless, That such bond shall not [hereenumerate the marks, numbers. packages, and be required in respect to the goods on board of any contents, or if articles in bulk, the quantities, wheship or vessel which shall have put into the Uni. ther landed or remaining on board, as the case may ted States from necessity, to be made to appear in require) and that bond bath here been entered a manner herein after prescribed. And the collector the law directs for the delivery of the [insert the receiving such bonds, or any other bonds taken whole or remaining part, as the case may require] upon the exportation of merchandise entitled to of the said cargo, at the [insert the port and districi drawback, is hereby required and enjoined, imme- of destination.] diately after the time when, by the conditions of Witness our hands and seals, this day the same, they ought to be cancelled, to put the of.

A. B., Collector. same in suit; provided the necessary proof shall

C. D. N. Officer. not have been produced, or further time granted And within twenty-four hours ofter the arrival therefor by the Comptroller of the Treasury. of such ship or vessel within any other district, the

Sec. 33. And be it further enacted, That it shall said master, or person having the charge or combe lawful for any ship or vessel in which any goods, mand of such ship or vessel, shall make report or wares, or merchandise, shall be brought into the entry, to or with the collector of such other distric, United States, from any foreign port or place, and producing and showing the said certified copy of which shall be specified in the manifest, verified his said first report, together with a certificate fron on oath or affirmation, before the collector of the each collector of any other district, within which port in which such ship or vessel shall first arrive, any of the goods, wares, or merchandise, brough: to be destined for other districts, to proceed with in such ship or vessel, shall have been before landthe same from district to district within the Uni-ed; of the quantity and particulars of such goods ted States, in order to the landing or delivery wares, or merchandise, as shall have been so landed thereof, and the duties on such of the said goods in each district, respectively; except in the Stay only as shall be landed in any district shall be paid of Georgia, where such report shall be made or secured to be paid within such district. within forty-eight hours: Provided, always, Tha!

Sec. 34. And be it further enacted, That, before the master or person having the charge or com

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