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423. Bullion, gold or silver.

424. Burgundy pitch.

4244. Burlaps, and bags for grain made of burlaps.

425. Cabbages.

426. Old coins and medals, and other antiquities, but the term "antiquities" as used in this Act shall include only such articles as are suitable for souvenirs or cabinet collections, and which shall have been produced at any period prior to the year seventeen hundred. 427. Cadmium.

428. Calamine.

429. Camphor, crude.

430. Castor or castoreum.

431. Catgut, whipgut, or wormgut, unmanufactured, or not further manufactured than in strings or cords.

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438. Chromate of iron or chromic ore.

439. Clay-Common blue clay in casks suitable for the manufacture of crucibles.

441. Coal, anthracite, and coal stores of American vessels, but none shall be unloaded.

443. Coal tar, crude, and all preparations except medicinal coal-tar preparations and products of coal tar, not colors or dyes, not specially provided for in this Act.

444. Cobalt and cobalt ore.

445. Cocculus indicus.

446. Cochineal.

447. Cocoa, or cacao, crude, leaves, and shells of.

448. Coffee.

449. Coins, gold, silver, and copper.

450. Coir, and coir yarn.

451. Copper imported in the form of ores.

452. Old copper, fit only for manufacture, clipping from new copper, and all composition metal of which copper is a component material of

chief value not specially provided for in this Act.

453. Copper, regulus of, and black or coarse copper, and copper cement.

454. Copper in plates, bars, ingots, or pigs, and other forms, not manufactured, not specially provided for in this Act.

455. Copperas, or sulphate of iron.

456. Coral, marine, uncut, and unmanufactured.

457, Cork wood or cork bark, unmanufactured.

458. Cotton, and cotton waste or flocks.

459. Cotton ties of iron or steel cut to lengths, punched or not punched, with or without buckles, for baling cotton.

460. Cryolite, or kryolith.

461. Cudbear.

462. Curling stones, or quoits, and curling-stone handles.

463. Curry, and curry powder.

464. Cutch.

465. Cuttlefish bone.

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Cotton ties.

466. Dandelion roots, raw, dried, or undried, but unground.

467. Diamonds; miners', glaziers', and engravers' diamonds not set,

Diamonds.

and diamond dust or bort, and jewels to be used in the manufacture of watches or clocks.

468. Divi-divi.

469. Dragon's blood.

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Proviso.

Game birds' eggs excluded.

Fish.

Fruits and nuts.

Proviso.
Glass disks.

470. Drugs, such as barks, beans, berries, balsams, buds, bulbs, bulbous
roots, excrescences, fruits, flowers, dried fibers, dried insects, grains,
gums and gum resin, herbs, leaves, lichens, mosses, nuts, roots and
stems, spices, vegetables, seeds aromatic, seeds of morbid growth, weeds,
and woods used expressly for dyeing; any of the foregoing drugs which
are not edible, and which have not been advanced in value or condition
by refining or grinding, or by other process of manufacture, and not
specially provided for in this Act.

471. Eggs of birds, fish, and insects: Provided, however, That this
shall not be held to include the eggs of game birds the importation
of which is prohibited except specimens for scientific collections.
472. Emery ore.

473. Ergot.

474. Common palm leaf fans, and palm leaf unmanufactured.
475. Farina.

476. Fashion plates, engraved on steel or copper or on wood, colored
or plain.

477. Feathers and downs for beds, and feathers and downs of all kinds, crude or not dressed, colored, or manufactured, not specially provided for in this Act.

478. Feldspar.

479. Felt, adhesive, for sheathing vessels.

480. Fibrin, in all forms.

481. Fish, frozen or packed in ice fresh.

482. Fish for bait.

483. Fish skins.

484, Flint, flints, and ground flint stones.

485. Floor matting manufactured from round or split straw, including what is commonly known as Chinese matting.

486. Fossils.

487. Fruit plants, tropical and semitropical, for the purpose of propa. gation or cultivation.

FRUITS AND NUTS:

489. Fruits, green, ripe, or dried not specially provided for in this Act.
490. Tamarinds.

491. Brazil nuts, cream nuts, palm nuts, and palm-nut kernels not
otherwise provided for.

492. Furs, undressed; dressed fur pieces suitable only for use in the manufacture of hatter's fur.

493. Fur skins of all kinds not dressed in any manner.

494. Gambier.

495. Glass, broken, and old glass, which can not be cut for use, and fit only to be remanufactured.

496 Glass plates or disks, rough-cut or unwrought, for use in the manufacture of optical instruments, spectacles, and eyeglasses, and suitable only for such use: Provided, however, That such disks exceeding eight inches in diameter may be polished sufficiently to enable the character of the glass to be determined.

GRASSES AND FIBERS:

497. Istle or Tampico fiber, jute, jute butts, manila, sisal grass, sunn,
flax straw, flax not hackled, tow of flax or hemp, hemp not
hackled, hemp, flax, jute, and tow wastes, and all other textile
grasses or fibrous vegetable substances, unmanufactured or
undressed, not specially provided for in this Act.

498. Gold-beaters' molds and gold-beaters' skins.

499. Grease and oils, including cod oil, such as are commonly used in soap-making or in wire drawing, or for stuffing or dressing leather, and which are fit only for such uses, not specially provided for in this Act.

500. Guano, manures, and all substances expressly used for manure.

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501. Gunny bags and gunny cloths, old or refuse, fit only for remanu- Freelist—Continued. facture.

503. Gutta-percha, crude.

504. Hair of horse, cattle, and other animals, cleaned or uncleaned, drawn or undrawn, not specially provided for in this Act; and human

hair, raw, uncleaned, and not drawn.

505. Hides and skins, raw or uncured, whether dry, salted, or pickled. Hides and skins. 506. Hide cuttings, raw, with or without hair, and all other glue

stock.

507. Hide rope.

508. Hones and whetstones.

509. Hoofs, unmanufactured.

510. Hop roots for cultivation.

511. Horns, and parts of, unmanufactured, including horn strips and tips.

512. Ice.

513. India rubber, crude, and milk of, and old scrap or refuse India rubber, which has been worn out by use and is fit only for remanufacture.

514. Indigo, and extracts or pastes of, and carmines.

515. Iodine, crude, and resublimed.

516. Ipecac.

517. Iridium.

519. Ivory, sawed or cut into logs, but not otherwise manufactured, and vegetable ivory.

520. Jalap.

521. Jet, unmanufactured.

522. Joss stick, or Joss light.

523. Junk, old.

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533, Lemon juice, lime juice, and sour-orange juice.

534. Licorice root, unground.

535. Lifeboats and life-saving apparatus specially imported by socie

ties incorporated or established to encourage the saving of human life. 536. Lime, citrate of.

537. Lime, chloride of, or bleaching powder.

538. Lithographic stones not engraved.

539. Litmus, prepared or not prepared.

540. Loadstones.

541. Madder and munjeet, or Indian madder, ground or prepared, and all extracts of.

542. Magnesia, sulphate of, or Epsom salts.

543. Magnesite, or native mineral carbonate of magnesia.

544. Magnesium.

545. Magnets.

546. Manganese, oxide and ore of.

547. Manna.

548. Manuscripts.

549. Marrow, crude.

550. Marsh mallows.

551. Medals of gold, silver, or copper, and other metallic articles manufactured as trophies or prizes, and actually received or bestowed and accepted as honorary distinctions.

553. Meerschaum, crude or unmanufactured.

554. Milk, fresh.

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Mineral waters.

Molasses.

Oils.

Proviso.

Petroleum from country imposing duty.

Paintings, etc.

Definitions.

555. Mineral waters, all not artificial, and mineral salts of the same, obtained by evaporation, when accompanied by duly authenticated certificate, showing that they are in no way artificially prepared, and are the product of a designated mineral spring; lemonade, soda-water, and all similar waters.

556. Minerals, crude, or not advanced in value or condition by refining or grinding, or by other process of manufacture, not specially provided for in this Act.

557. Models of inventions and of other improvements in the arts, including patterns for machinery, but no article shall be deemed a model or pattern which can be fitted for use otherwise.

557. Molasses testing not above forty degrees polariscope test, and containing twenty per centum or less of moisture.

558. Moss, seaweeds, and vegetable substances, crude or unmanufactured, not otherwise specially provided for in this Act.

559. Musk, crude, in natural pods.

560. Myrobolan.

561. Needles, hand-sewing and darning..

562. Newspapers and periodicals; but the term "periodicals" as herein used shall be understood to embrace only unbound or papercovered publications, containing current literature of the day and issued regularly at stated periods, as weekly, monthly, or quarterly. 564. Nux vomica.

565. Oakum.

566. Ocher and ochery earths, sienna and sienna earths, umber and umber earths, not specially provided for in this Act, dry. 567. Oil cake.

568. OILS: Almond, amber, crude and rectified ambergris, anise or anise seed, aniline, aspic or spike lavender, bergamot, cajeput, caraway, cassia, cinnamon, cedrat, chamomile, citronella or lemon grass, civet, cotton seed, croton, fenuel, Jasmine or Jasimine, Juglandium, Juniper, lavender, lemon, limes, mace, neroli or orange flower, enfleurage grease, nut oil or oil of nuts not otherwise specially provided for in this Act, orange oil, olive oil for manufacturing or mechanical purposes unfit for eating and not otherwise provided for in this Act, ottar of roses, palm and cocoanut, rosemary or anthoss, sesame or sesamum seed or bean, thyme, origanum red or white, valerian; and also spermaceti, whale, and other fish oils of American fisheries, and all fish and other products, of such fisheries; petroleum, crude or refined: Provided, That if there be imported into the United States crude petroleum, or the products of crude petroleum produced in any country which imposes a duty on petroleum or its products exported from the United States, there shall be levied, paid and collected upon said crude petroleum or its products so imported, forty per centum ad valorem. 569. Opium, crude or unmanufactured, and not adulterated, contain. ing nine per centum and over of morphia.

570. Orange and lemon peel, not preserved, candied, or otherwise prepared.

571. Orchil, or orchil liquid.

573. Ores, of gold, silver, and nickel, and nickel matte.

574. Osmium.

575. Paintings, in oil or water colors, original drawings and sketches, and artists' proofs of etchings and engravings, and statuary, not otherwise provided for in this Act, but the term "statuary" as herein used shall be understood to include only professional productions, whether round or in relief, in marble, stone, alabaster, wood, or metal, of a statuary or sculptor, and the word "painting," as used in this Act, shall not be understood to include such as are made wholly or in part by stenciling or other mechanical process.

576. Palladium.

577. Paper stock, crude, of every description, including all grasses, fibers, rags, waste, shavings, clippings, old paper, rope ends, waste

rope, waste bagging, old or refused gunny bags or gunny cloth, and Free list—Continued. poplar or other woods, fit only to be converted into paper.

578. Paraffine.

579. Parchment and vellum.

Peltries, etc., of Indians.

580. Pearl, mother of, not sawed or cut, or otherwise manufactured. 581. Pease, green, in bulk or in barrels, sacks, or similar packages. 582. Peltries and other usual goods and effects of Indians passing or repassing the boundary line of the United States, under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe: Provided, That this exemption shall not apply to goods in bales or other packages usual bales, etc. unusual among Indians.

583. Personal and household effects not merchandise of citizens of the United States dying in foreign countries.

584. Pewter and britannia metal, old, and fit only to be re-manufactured.

585. Philosophical and scientific apparatus, utensils, instruments and preparations, including bottles and boxes containing the same; statuary, casts of marble, bronze, alabaster, or plaster of Paris; paintings, drawings, and etchings, specially imported in good faith for the use of any society or institution incorporated or established for religious, philosophical, educational, scientific, or literary purposes, or for encouragement of the fine arts, and not intended for sale.

586. Phosphates, crude or native.

587. Plants, trees, shrubs, and vines of all kinds commonly known as nursery stock, not specially provided for in this Act. 588. Plaster of Paris and sulphate of lime, unground.

589. Platina, in ingots, bars, sheets, and wire.

590. Platinum, unmanufactured, and vases, retorts, and other apparatus, vessels, and parts thereof composed of platinum, adapted for chemical uses.

Proviso.

Applicable only to

ments.

Proviso.

591. Plows, tooth and disk harrows, harvesters, reapers, agricultural Agricultural impledrills, and planters, mowers, horserakes, cultivators, threshing machines and cotton gins: Provided, That all articles mentioned in this paragraph if imported from a country which lays an import duty on tries imposing duties. like articles imported from the United States, shall be subject to the duties existing prior to the passage of this Act.

592. Plumbago.

593. Plush, black, known commercially as hatters' plush, composed of silk, or of silk and cotton, and used exclusively for making men's hats.

594. Polishing-stones, and burnishing-stones.

Imports from coun

595. Potash, crude, carbonate of, or "black salts." Caustic potash, Potash. or hydrate of, including refined in sticks or rolls. Nitrate of potash, or saltpeter, crude. Sulphate of potash, crude or refined. Chlorate of potash. Muriate of potash.

596. Professional books, implements, instruments, and tools of trade, occupation, or employment, in the actual possession at the time of persons arriving in the United States; but this exemption shall not be construed to include machinery or other articles imported for use in any manufacturing establishment, or for any other person or persons, or for sale, nor shall it be construed to include theatrical scenery, properties, and apparel, but, such articles brought by proprietors or managers of theatrical exhibitions arriving from abroad for temporary use by them in such exhibitions and not for any other person and not for sale and which have been used by them abroad shall be admitted free of duty under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe; but bonds shall be given for the payment to the United States of such duties as may be imposed by law upon any and all such articles as shall not be exported within six months after such importation: Provided, That the Secretary of the Treasury may in his discretion extend such period for a further term of six months in case application shall be made therefor.

Professional books,

etc.

Theatrical effects.

Bonds.

Proviso.
Extending term.

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