This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 Excerpt: ...of the present duties upon them? 16. What proportion does the capital invested by your citizens in commerce bear to the value of its ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 Excerpt: ...of the present duties upon them? 16. What proportion does the capital invested by your citizens in commerce bear to the value of its agricultural products and staples; have the commercial interests of the State been affected by the tariff laws; if so, how, and to what extent? 17. Would the establishment of a warehouse system promote the trade and increase the commerce of your State? 18. How woula the abolition of drawbacks, in connection with a warehouse system, operate upon the commerce of your State? 19. Are there any, and what, articles on which a debenture or drawback ought to be allowed on their reexportation which would operate beneficially upon the trade of the country, and equally to all classes of citizens, but on which no debenture or drawback is now allowed? 20. What articles are there of foreign manufacture which come into competition with similar articles manufactured in the United States, the duties on which are so high as to amount to a prohibition of the foreign articles? 21. How are the interests of the several great interests of your State affected by the minimums of the present tariff, and the rule requiring duties to be paid in cash, without the establishment of a warehouse system, or admitting goods in entrepdt? 22. What articles are there now in the list of those duty free on which a moderate duty might be levied without being onerous to any class, and which would operate equally on all; and what amount of revenue might be levied by such a duty on these articles? 23. What is the comparative operation of the present tariff upon the manufacturers and the other classes of our citizens, as to articles used in manufacturing and other articles consumed by them, respectively? State the particular articles. 24. What is the effect of the presen...Read Less
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