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Taris for the exaction of duties on foreign merchandise introduced into the Peninsula and !
CLASS I.–Stones, earthly matters, minerals, crystal wares,
and productions of pottery ("productus ceramico8'').
GROUP 1.–Stones and earthly productions employed in
construction, arts, and industry:
Marbles, jaspers, and alabaster in the rongh, or in
dressed pieces, squared, and prepared for
taking the form.
Marbles of all classes, cut into blocks, tables, or steps,
of any dimensions polished or not.
Marbles worked up or chiseled, in all classes of ob.
jects, polished or not.
Other stones and earthy substances employed in
buildings, arts, and industry.
GROUP 2.- Mineral coal:
Mineral coals and coke (1)......
GROUP 3.-Schist, bituminous matter (“betunes"), and
Tar, pitch (breas), asphalt, bitumen, schist, and
crude oils derived from the same.
(1) NOTE.-The mineral coal and coke shall be cleared
according to weight expressed in a certiticate which the
congul of Spain at the port of shipment will give to the
captain of the ship bringing it, in which shall be set
forth tho quantity received on board, according to the
charter-party and the bills of lading, the presentation
of which shall be required for that purpose. In cases
of doubt the customs may make the necessary compro-
bation. Article 29 of the law of budgets, of ilth July,
1877, fixed the duty on mineral coals at 2 pesetas 50
(2) NOTE.-Crude oils derived from schists shall be
understood to be thoge derived by the first distillation
of the saine, distinguishable by their yellowish color
and density of 0.900 to 0.920 grades, or from 564 to 57of
the aerometer centesimal equivalent to 24.69 to 21.48 of
Crude, natural, petroleums (3).
Law of budgets, 1878-'79:
(3) NOTE.Crude, natural, petroleums are those which
have a dark greenish coior, pronounceol smell, devoid
of clearness (transparencia), and contain essential oils
which volatize or lissolve at a temperature inferior to
60 centigrades, and leave by distillation 230 centigrade
a residuw; samples shall be sent to the general direc.
tion of all the petroleum cleared.
Petroleums and other mineral oils, refined (4), and
(4) NOTE.--All mineral oils which do not unite the
properties set forth in the two anterior notes shall be
considered as refined oils.
Law of bugets af 1878-79:
GROUP 4.- Minerals:
GROUP 5.-Glass and glassware:
All sorts of glassware, common or ordinary (5)
(5) Note.-- Bottles, demijolins, and tasks, for holding
ols, wines, drugs, perfumery, and chemical products,
provided they are not raised or embossed, shall be con-
sidered as included in this item.
Glass, and imitation glass waro, although it be gilded
or silvered inside (6).
(6) NOTE. ---Bottles, glasses, cups, and other objects
for table service, lighting, and ornaments, whether of
crystal or white or colored glass, shall be included in
Window and sheet glass..
Glass, silvered (as mirrors, looking glasses, &c.), 100 kilograms.
and glass for spectacles, watches, and clocks.
GROUP 6.--Clay worked up ("loza, “porcelana''), &c.:
Clay in tiles, bricks, and roof: tile (*' tejas"), for con.
struction of editices, ovens, &c. (7).
(7) NOTE.-In the application of this item it must be
borne in mind that it only includes bricks, floor, and
roof tiles, or clay in the rough, which are to be employed
in the construction of walls, ovens, &c.
Clay in tiles, large and small, for floorings, colored
and varnished tiles and pipes (8).
(8) NOTE:- This includes tiles for tloorings, mosaic,
as well as the above-mentioned objects, which are used
for buildings, varnished, painted, enameled, made with
washed or sifted clay.
All sorts of table earthenware plates, cups ("loza ....do
de pedernal"), and of fine clay, such as
water-bottles, &c. (9).
(9) NOTE.-The objects of line clay included in this
item are those for table use, such as tlower-pots, orna-
ments, and kitchen service (“'vajilla").
CLASS II.-Metals, and all manufactures in which metal
enters as a principal element.
GROUP 1.-Gold, silver, and platinum:
Gold in ("alhajas "') jowelry or ornaments (10), in- Hectogram
cluding those with precious stones
(10) Note. - In the classification of jewelry or orna-
ments all small objects of luxury, valuable on account
of workinanship and generally intended for ornament
of persons of both sexes, will be included.
(12) NOTE.-In the dispatch of finished objects, in-
cinding objects of jewelry (** joyeria") of gold, silver,
or platinum, where mastic is used, a reasonable allow-
ance will be made for the tare, owing to said pastie.
Silvor iu jowelry or ornaments (see Note 10), includ. .do
ing those with precious stones and pearls
(see Note 12).
Gold, silver, platinum worked into other objects ....do
(11), (see Note 12).
(11) NOTE. --In the classification of “vajilla" will be
included utensils for domestic use, objects for church
service, and in general all largo pieces used for the
ornamentation of apartments.
GROUP). -Iron and steel:
Cast iron :
Iu ingots, and old castings..
Iu pipes, of all classes
do In ordinary manufactures
...do In fine manufactures, i. e., those polished or fur. ...do
bished with coating of porcelain, or orna
ments of other metals. Forged iron and steel rails.
Iron and steel sheets, from 6 millimeters inclusive, ....do
thickness and rivets.
Iron and steel, bars of any shape, in sheets up to
6 millimeters thickness, the axles, axle.
trees, plates, and springs for carriages and
tires or hoops (" tlejes”),
Iron and steel in largo pieces, composed of bars and ..do
plates, with rivets for the construction of
Iron wire in pails and screws, although they may
bare brass heads.
Iron in metallic cloth (rough).
Iron in manufactures of all classes, not expressly do
tariffed, although they may bave a coat of
porcelain and a part of other metals and
pipes covered with brass plate.
Iron and steel ip useless objects
Tariff of the Peninsula and Balearic Islands--Continued.
Tin, in sheets.
Tin, worked (" labrado'')
Needles, pens, pieces for watches, and other similar Kilogram.
objects of iron or steel.
Knives,carving knives ("navajas''), and pen-knives, ....do
of iron or steel.
Scissors, for sewing..
Swords ("armas blancas"), and pieces for the same.. ..do
Fire-arms and cannons, and other pieces for the same.
(13) NOTE.-In order that pieces of tirearms may pay
according to this article, they must be finished and pol.
ished on the outside.
GROUP 3.-Copper and its alloys:
Copper of tirst fusion and i he old copper
Copper and brass, in bars and ingots, and old brass.
..do Copperand brass, in sheets, and nails and copper wire....do Copper and brass, in tubes, large pieces, partially ..do
worked, such as the outside of " braseros,
&c., and bottoms of boilers. Brass wire.
do Metallic cloth, of copper or brass, unworked.
..do Bronze, un worked
Copper, bronze, or brass (worked) and all alloys of ..do
common metal, in which copper forms part,
in pieces of hardware, although they may be
Said metals and alloys in gilt, silvered, or nickeled do
GROUP 4.--Tlie other metals:
Tin, in ingots
Zinc, in ingots, blocks, or cakes ("tortas")
..do Zinc, in sheets, nails and wire..
Zinc, in manufactured objects, althongh they may ..do
Duty which must be applied to nations which liave ..do
a commercial treaty, so long as the treaty
with France shall subsist.
All the other metals and alloys pot expressed in
sheets, blocks, nails, tubes, &c.
The same worked up ("obrados''), whether var. ....do
nished or not.
The same metals, and zinc, in gilt, silvered or nick. ..do
CLASS III.- Substances employed in pharmacy, per.
fumery, and chemical industries.
GROUP 1.--Simple drogs:
Oil of coco aud of palms.
The other vegetable oils, except that of olive.
do Law of budgets of 1878–79, extraordinary duty
.do Dyewoods and tannery bark.
...do Madder root (“granza ó rubria")...
..do Ben, ilax, and other oleaginous seeds
Other products of vegetal kingdom pot expressed .do
in other items.
Products of the animal kingdom employed in med.
GROUP 2.-Colors, dyes, and varnishes:
Ochers and natural earths for painting
Indigo (14) and cochineal..
(14) NOTE.-- In accordance with the provisions of ar.
ticle 26, of law of budgets of 1878-'79, indigo proceeding
direct from foreign countries which are not European,
pesetas less on each 100 kilograms than the
duty named in this taritf.
Grancina, and its mixture with ground madder. Kilogram
Colors, in powder or in lumps.
(15) NOTE. The colors included in this item are those
composed of a metallic base, which are used mixed
with oil, turpentine, and which are generally indis-
soluble in water, alcohol, or ether, rarely crystallized,
and almost always in powder or lumps, such as white
load, yellow ocher, vermilion, Prussian and Thénard
blue, and English green.
Colors, prepared, and (dyes) tints..
Colors derived from coal (hulla), and other artiticial Kilogran .
(16) NOTE.-'The colors included in this item are
those called artificial, i.e., organic products, in which
mineral substances rarely enter; they are generally crys.
tallized, dissoluble in water, alcohol, or ether, and em.
ployed in paints, dyeing, and stamping, with or without
gold size, such as picric acid, “ aldeida"green, English
violet, rosaline, and its salts, naphtha, colors, &c.
GROUP 3.-Chemical and pharmaceutical products:
Acid, muriatic or chloric.
Acid, nitric ...
..do Acid, sulphuric
Alkaloids, and their salts
Barilla, natural and artificial.
(17) NOTE.-Barilla, natural and artificial, are under-
stood to be carbonates of impure soda which contain
Alkaline carbonates, caustic alkalies, and ammo.
Chloride of lime
do Chloride of potassium, sulphate of soda, chloride,
carbonate, and sulphate of magnesia. Chloride of sodium (common salt)
.do Glues and albumine
Nitrate of potass (saltpeter)
Nitrate of soda
Oxide of lead
Sulphate and pyroligpite of iron..
Pills, capsules, and ihe like (18)
(18) NOTE.-- The products or substances included in
this item shall be examined by the pharmaceutical in.
spectors, who will sign the declarations with the cus.
toms officers in the following form: The goods cleared
are those expressed in the declaration and are (or are
not) admitted to importation by virtue of their forinula
having been published (state where), or their composi.
tion baving been discovered through analysis made by.
Pharinaceutical products not specified (see Note 18).....do
Chemical products not specified
GROUP 4.-- Various :
Fecula, for industrial uses, dextrine and glucose..
Paralline, stearine, wax, and whale sperm, in the
Paraffine, stearine, wax, and whale sperm, in the ....do
Perfumery and essences..
Gunpowder, explosive mixtures and fusos "me- .do
chas," for mines.
CLAss IV.--Cotton, and its manufactures.
GROUP 1.--Raw cotton :
Raw cotton, with or without seed (kepita) (19) 100 kilograms.
(19) NOTE.-In accordance with the provisions of ar.
ticle 25 of the law of budgets of 1878–79, raw cotton
coming direct from foreign countries, not European,
shall pay 1 peseta less on each 100 kilograms than the
duty named in this tarif.
GROUP 2.---Spun cotton ("* hilados "):
Cotton, spun and twisted in one or two threads, Kilogram ...
white or colored, np to No. 35 inclusive (20).
Cotton from No. 36 and upwards.....
(20) NOTE.-In order to ascertain the number accord-
ing to the English system (the system adopted in this
tarift) to which a piece of cotton belongs, any one num.
ber of meters of cotton may be taken, which number
will be multiplied by the invariable factor 59 (this
being the number of centigrams which a moter of cloth
of one thread No.1 will weiglı). The product will then
be divided by the number of centigrams which the
meters of cotion may weigh; the quotient, multiplied
by the number of threads it may contain, will give the
corresponding English number, to which 7 por cent
will be added if the cotton of more than one thead is
only twisted, and 10 per cent if twisted and colored.
Cotion from No. 36 and upwards (seo Note 20)
Cotton twisted in three or more threads, raw, white,
GROUP 3.-Woven textiles:
Textiles closely woven, raw, white, or dyed, in pieces,
or shawls, up to 25 threads, inclusive (21).
(21) NOTE.-The punber of threads will be deter-
mined by half of the total of threads contained in a
square of 6 millimeters in the warp and west of the
cloth. the counting to be done with the instrument
called "thread counter."
Textiles from 26 threads and upwards (see Note 21)
Textiles, printed, and those crossed and worked in
the loom up to 25 threads, inclusive (see
Textiles from 26 threads and upwards (21), (see
Textiles, transparent, such as muslins, cambrics,
lawns, organdies, and ganze of any class.
("Acolchados y piques'), quiltings piqué
("Panas veludillos"), corduroys, velveteens, and
other double textures, für wearing apparel.
Lace, of any class, except thatof crochet ("puntillai")
Knitted fabrics of crochet, made by hand or in the
Knitted fabrics, in a piece (singlers), undersbirt and
Knitted fabrics, in stockings, socks, gloves, and other
CLASS V.- Hemp, fax, aloe (* pita"), jute, and other veg.
etable jibers, and their manufactures.
Group 1.-"Raw en rama":
Homp, raw and hackled
Flax, raw and hackled...
Juto (“abaca"), aloe, and other vegetablo fibers
Hemp and flax spun into threads...
Aloe, abaca, jute, aud other vegetable fibers spun
Threads, twisted, of two or more threads.
Rope and cordage "jarcia y cordeleria” (22).
(22) NOTE.-Threads of flax, hemp, or jute, twisted, of
two or more threadh, 10 meters of which weigh more
than 5 grams, will be considered as pack-thread, and
will pay according to this item.
GROUP 3. Woven textiles (23) :
(23) NOTE.- Textures of tax which must pay accordl.
ing to the number of threads, only those of the warpin
the space of 6 millimeters will be counted.
Textiles of hemp or flax, with or without mixtures
of cotton, up to ten threads, inclusive.
Same, from 11 to 21 threails, inclusive....
Same, from 25 threads upwards
Same, crossed or worked up.
Hosiery (tejidos de punto).
Textiles, plain, of jute, abaca, aloe, or other vegetal
fibers, whether mixed or not with cotton.
Duty which inust be applied to nations baving treaty