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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond Telescope & Register — 11 April 1840

y ' $ r A 4 uy- Michmond TelfiscQpe & Register. -: J- ' r2 hV ' . JDEVOTED TO.MISCELLANY AGRICULTURECOMMERCE; AND FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC NEWS. - -. - --'. ; .-M'-rMag1'1 'iisaie n..ik.l.. .-. . --.-.. "T8"rfc' r By SIDNEY S. CALLENDER. (RICHMOND TEXAS. APRIL II. 1S10.) VOL. I. -NO. XLV. UY AUTiiOUiTV. ZaTTS OF XM REPUBLIC OF TEXAS PASSED IS ilRST SESSION. FOURTH CONGRfcSS AN ACT Altering the several acts to raise a public revenue by impost uuues. See. 1. Be it enacled bv the Senate ami Houst of Representatives of ilic Ri'iublic of Tcxa-. n. Congress assembled. That Ironi and after the SOlli day of April one thousand eight hundred ant forty in lieu of the duties now imposed by law on the importation and introduction of .ill goods Trnrpsaiid merchandize into the Repitl'n. llicrt shall be levied collected and paid an ad taloreiu sluty uf fi'teen per cui.. except on such articles ai mar. bv this act. be made objects of specific du ties"; which specifiennd ad aIorcmduty of fifteen per ...

Publication Title: Richmond Telescope & Register
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond Telescope & Register — 11 April 1840

"M ( . I? fV -A-iJ 0' tJL.' lv ! . f k "ivA t&a&i& fressiiv ff unlading at Galveston by putting on board of such vessel or vessels an inspector or customs under such instructions as tin faithful .land prompt collection of the revenue may require and at the same time to afford all the convenience possible to the inhabitants of the city of .Houston in the introduction of merchandise. And be it further enacted tfiaf 'the said secretary of the treasury under the direction of the President be authorised to form and establish another col Ice toral district on lied river embracing such coun ties or parts and portions of counties as in hi- judgment may be best suited to promote the ob- jeets of revenue of the country by preventing clandestine and fraudjlent introduction of goods. wares aud merchandise and also fix upon the place or plares where entries of merchandise in- troduced into the territory of the republic within such collectoral district shall be mai'e in ennfor- mitv w...

Publication Title: Richmond Telescope & Register
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond Telescope & Register — 11 April 1840

. . ' . "ir l l I I t If .VrV- unanimous in the opinion that the object of the law was to detect fraudulent land claims ad to return to the Commissioner General all renaine and legal claims. The general cojsGBtMMaers unfortunately took a very dif ferent view or tne Matter and not being able to influence their coadjutors they withdrew The county commissioners were then unable to proceed and ccald do nothing more than lay the matter before the Commissioner Gen- eral which they have in a letter that follows below. We with to be strictly impartial in this matter and to give all sides a hearing ; conse- quently at their request the Telescope of nest week will contain a counter statement ol the General Commissioners. Richmond Fort Bend county! Uth April 1840. J To John P. Borden Esq. Com'r General of the Land office : Sir We the undersigned having keen Jioti ficd by the Hon. Secretary of State ofour appoint- ment ns County Commissioners to act in conjunc- tion with the General Commissione...

Publication Title: Richmond Telescope & Register
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond Telescope & Register — 11 April 1840

7 1 U-.V - T ' "k. - . tisBt(Vtaat.. ...j:ifrfc?'j-:c purler or consignee nut bo able to make a lull and proper cutty of such goods within (tie three months as aforesaid it shall bo the dutv of the collector to iiavcsuch goodsnppruscd in the man ner as provided tor in the fourth section of tin act anil on such appraisement to levy and collect tuc duties as aforesaid. Sec. 10. Be it further cnictcilThat tho rate of duties on distilled spirits of cverv denomina lion under this acl shall be as follows: Whisker' first and second proof twenty-five cent" per gal Inn; third proof tlnrtj c en and a lulf cents per gallon ; lourtli proof til tv cents per nation ; and over fourth proof seventy-five cents per gallon;! and in like manner all distilled spirits of what ever denomination and which shall be found on inspection of a greater degree of strength or proof thin tint known aud sailed fourth proof. shall pav a dutv of seventv-live cents the gallon. Brandy first and second proof fitly cent p...

Publication Title: Richmond Telescope & Register
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
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