June 1657
An Additional Act for the better improvement and advancing the Receipts of the Excise and New Impost.

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History of Parliament Trust

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C.H. Firth, R.S. Rait (eds)

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1911

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1186-1223

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'June 1657: An Additional Act for the better improvement and advancing the Receipts of the Excise and New Impost.', Acts and Ordinances of the Interregnum, 1642-1660 (1911), pp. 1186-1223. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=56617 Date accessed: 25 July 2014.


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June, 1657

[26 June, 1657.]

Excise the most easie and indifferent Levy.; Rates of Excise

His Highness the Lord Protector and the Parliament, taking into serious consideration the Engagements which at present lie upon the Receipts of Excise and New-Impost, and finding the Imposition of the Excise to be the most easie and indifferent Levy that can be laid upon the People, as well for and towards the discharging of those Engagements, as for the carrying on the other urgent and pressing affairs of this Commonwealth, and defraying the Charges of the Naval Forces thereof, in the present War with Spain, and against the common Enemy, Do therefore, for the better Advancement and Improvement of the said Receipt, in order to the ends aforesaid, Enact, and be it hereby Enacted by his Highness the Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland, and the Dominions thereunto belonging, and this present Parliament assembled, and by Authority thereof, That the several Rates and Charges hereafter set down in the Schedule, and according to the Book of Values hereafter mentioned, and every of them, and none other, shall be set, laid, and imposed, and are hereby set, laid, and imposed, to be had, levied, demanded, collected, received, recovered, and paid, in and through England and Wales, and Town and Port of Berwick, and Scotland, Ireland, and the Islands thereunto belonging, upon all and every the Commodities, Merchandizes, and Manufactures, as well Native as Foreign, in the said Schedule and Book of Values mentioned in manner following.

Foreign and Imported Goods.

For every pound of Spanish Tobacco, or other Tobacco, which is not of the English Plantation, as well already imported and remaining on the hands of the Importer, as to be imported, to be paid by the first Buyer, One shilling.

For every pound of Tobacco of the English Plantations, as well imported and remaining in the hands of the Merchant and Importer, as to be imported, to be paid by the first Buyer thereof from the Merchant or Importer, One peny.

And no View or Allowance to be made from henceforth, for or in respect of any Damage, or other pretence whatsoever, of the said Tobacco, after the landing or housing thereof.

For every Tun of Wine that is not of the growth of Spain, or Dominions thereof, as well imported, and remaining on the hands of the Merchant or Importer, as to be imported, to be paid by the first Buyer thereof, whether Retailer or Consumptioner, and so after the Rate for a greater or lesser quantity, Six pounds.

For every Tun of Wine of the growth and product of Spain, or the Dominions thereof, as well imported, and remaining in the hands of the Merchant or Importer, as to be imported; to be paid by first Buyer thereof, whether Retailer or Consumptioner, and so after the Rate for a greater or lesser quantity, Nine pounds.

For every Tun of Wine of the growth and product of Spain, or the Dominions thereof, now remaining, in the Vintners, Winecoopers, or any other person buying to sell again, or Retailers hands, Thirty shillings, to be paid by the said Vintner or Retailer, and so after the Rate for a greater or lesser quantity, Thirty shillings.

Commissioners for Excise may appoint Officers to search for Wines of the growth of Spain.

And the Commissioners for the Excise, and their Sub-commissioners respectively, or the major part of either of them, shall, from time to time, appoint any Officer or Officers, belonging to their respective Offices, to enter into the Cellars, Vaults, Store-houses, Warehouses, Store-cellars, or other places of every Vintner or Retailer or other person or persons, that sells, retails, or spends any Wines of the growth of Spain, or the Dominions thereof, for to search, see, and take an account of what quantities of the said Wines every or any such person hath in his hands, or any other person or persons to his use; And all Vintners, Wine-coopers, Sellers, or Retailers, or other person or persons that sell or retail any Wines of the growth of Spain, are hereby required and enjoyned, quietly to permit and suffer the said Officers to enter into their several and respective Cellars, Vaults, Store-cellars, Ware-houses, and other places, and there to search, see, and take account as aforesaid.

No search to be made without consent, but between Sun rising and Sun setting.; Penalty for refusing search, or concealing Wines.

Provided, That no search be made, or required to be made, in any House, Cellars, Ware-houses, or Store-houses, without the consent of the Owner of the same, but betwixt Sun-rising and Sunsetting, and in the presence of a Constable, Headborough, Bursholder, or Tything-man, who are hereby required to be aiding and assisting to the said Officers in the premisses where entrance is denied: And in case any of the persons aforesaid, shall neglect, refuse, oppose, or resist the Officers appointed as aforesaid, or shall not discover, declare, or shew to the said Officers, all such Cellars, Vaults, Store-cellars, Ware-houses, or other places, wherein he or they have any of the said Wines lying or remaining, for his or their use or uses; that then the said person or persons so offending, are to be proceeded against by the Commissioners for Excise, or their Deputies, by Fine or Imprisonment, the said Fine not to exceed Fifty pounds for their respective Offence or Offences.

For every Tun of Vinegar imported or to be imported, to be paid by the first Buyer, Two pounds.

For all Spirits imported, or to be imported, made of any kind of Wine or Cyder, upon every Gallon, to be paid by the first Buyer, Four pence.

For all Strong Waters perfectly made, imported, or to be imported, upon every Gallon, to be paid by the first Buyer, One shilling.

For all Beer and Ale imported into England, Wales, or Town of Berwick, for every Barrel, to be paid by the Importer, Five shillings.

For all Foreign Soap imported, or to be imported, soft or hard, for every Hundred weight thereof, containing One hundred and twelve pounds, to be paid by the first Buyer, Six shillings.

For all Hops Foreign, the hundred weight, containing One hundred and twelve pounds, to be paid by the first Buyer, Ten shillings.

For all manner of Woollen Cloath imported from beyond the Seas, for every Yard-measure thereof, to be paid by the Importer thereof, Five Shillings.

For all mannor of Stuffs, or other Woollen Manufactures imported, for every Yard-measure thereof, to be paid by the Importer thereof, One shilling.

For all Dyed Silk imported, for every Twenty shillings value thereof, to be paid by the first Buyer, Five shillings.

For all Silk Lace and Ribbands, and for all Gold and Silver Lace and Ribbands, for every Twenty shillings value thereof, to be paid by the first Buyer thereof, Three shillings.

For all manner of Druggs, Glass or Glasses, and all manner of Earthen and Stone Wares whatsoever, imported or to be inported, according as they are distinguished in the Book of Rates of Values hereunto annexed, for every Twenty shillings value thereof, according as they are therein rated or valued, to be paid by the first Buyer thereof, Two shillings.

For all unthrown Raw Silk, all Rough Hemp, undrest Flax and Towe, Tar, Rozen, Pitch, Wax, Tallow, Cable, Cable yarn, and all manner of Cordage, imported or to be imported, upon every Twenty shillings value thereof, according as they are rated in the Book of Rates or Values hereunto annexed, to be paid by the first Buyer thereof, Six pence.

For all Foreign Salt imported, which hath not paid Excise, or to be imported, upon every Gallon to be paid by the first Buyer thereof, One peny half peny.

For all other Goods and Merchandizes whatsoever (except Bullion, Corn, Victuals, Arms, Ammunition, Ordnance of Brass or Iron) imported or to be imported, not specified or herein rated, to pay for every Twenty shillings value thereof, according as the same are valued in the said Book of Rates or Values for Excise, to be paid by the first Buyer thereof, One shilling.

Native or Inland Goods.

For every Barrel of Beer or Ale, above Six shillings the Barrel brewed by the common Brewer, or by any other person or persons who shall sell or tap out Beer or Ale, publiquely or privately, to be paid by the said Brewer, or such other person or persons respectively, Two shillings six pence; and so proportionately for a greater or lesser quantity, From and after the 24. of June, 1657.

For every Barrel of Six shillings Beer or Ale, or under, brewed by the common Brewer, or by any other person or persons who shall sell or tap out such Beer or Ale, publiquely or privately, to be paid by the said Brewer, or such other person or persons as aforesaid respectively, Six pence, and so proportionately for a greater or lesser quantity, from and after the 24. of June, 1657. Six pence.

Hops English, the hundred weight, to be paid by the Planter, Two shillings.

Saffron English, for every Twenty shillings value, to be paid by the Planter, One shilling.

Tyn, for every Twenty shillings value, to be paid by the first Buyer or Exporter, One shilling.

Iron English, which is past the Forge, and is wrought into Barrs, for every hundred weight thereof, containing One hundred and twelve pounds, to be paid by the maker, Six pence.

For all Pots, Backs for Chimneys, Plates, Weights, Anvils, and all other Commodities of cast Iron (except Ordnance and Shot) for every hundred weight thereof, containing One hundred and twelve pounds, to be paid by the Maker or Caster, upon the making or casting thereof, from and after the 24. day of June, 1657. Three pence.

For all Ordnance and Shot of cast Iron, of what sort soever, for every hundred weight, containing One hundred and twelve pounds, to be paid by the Maker, upon sale and delivery thereof, from and after the 24. day of June, 1657. Three pence.

For all Aqua-vitæ or Strong Waters, made or distilled within the Commonwealth, whether of foreign or domestick Spirits or materials, upon every Gallon, to be paid by the first Maker or Seller thereof respectively, Two pence.

For every Barrel of Soap made within this Commonwealth, of what sort soever, to be paid by the Maker, and so proportionately for hard Soap or soft Soap made within this Commonwealth, Four shillings.

For every Ounce Troy of Silver or Gold, prepared, melted down, or disgrossed for Wire to be paid at the Barre where the same shall be disgrossed, One peny.

For every pound weight, containing sixteen ounces Averdupoise, of any Copper, or other Metal, that shall be prepared, made fit, or disgrossed, to be paid at the Bar where the same shall be disgrossed, Two pence.

For all Linseed-oyl, Whale-oyl, Blubber-oyl, Rape-oyl, Pilchardoyl, and all other Oyls made within this Commonwealth, upon every Tun, to be paid by the Maker, Six shillings.

For every Fother of Lead, containing Twenty hundred weight at One hundred and twelve pounds to the hundred, to be paid by the Maker or Smelter, Six shillings and eight pence, from and after the 24. day of June, 1657.

For all Cyder and Perry made and sold by way of Retail, whether if be by the first Maker, or any Buyer or Receiver thereof from the first Maker, upon every Hogshead, and so for a greater and lesser measure proportionately, Two shillings six pence.

For all Metheglin or Mead, and such like Drinks, sold out by Retail, to be paid by the Maker, upon every Gallon, and so proportionately for a greater or lesser quantity, One peny.

For all Starch, upon every Hundred weight, containing One hundred and twelve pounds, to be paid by the first Buyer, from and after the 24. day of June, 1657. One shilling.

For all sorts of Glass or Glasses, upon every Twenty shillings value thereof, to be paid by the Maker, One shilling.

For all Salt made or to be made within this Commonwealth, which is or shall be shipped or conveyed by water, to be paid by the first Buyer of such Salt, at the place of landing or unloading thereof, upon every Gallon a Half-peny.

For all other Salt, made or to be made within this Commonwealth, and not shipped or conveyed by water, to be paid by the first Buyer, upon the first delivering, upon every Gallon. a Halfpeny.

Accompts for Arrears

Upon all Salt upon Salt, that is made of Salt within this Common wealth, to be paid by the Maker thereof, upon every Gallon, a Farthing.

One sixth part of what rests due to be paid within ten days, and thereupon the same to be discharged.

1. And be it further Ordained and Enacted by Authority aforesaid, That in Order to the more speedy and effectual bringing in of such Arrears of Excise, as are due on the several Accounts of the Merchants, and Importers of any Foreign Commodities exciseable, as the same now stand in the Books of the Office of Excise in the City of London, or in the out Ports, That all and every the Merchants and Importers of any Foreign Commodities exciseable, who have any Accounts depending in the said Office, be, and are hereby required, at, or upon, or before the Nine and twentieth day of September, 1657, to give unto the Commissioners for Excise, at the Office aforesaid, a perfect Account upon Oath, of all Goods and Commodities exciseable, resting on his or their hands, for which Excise hath not been duly paid, at the time of giving in such Account or Accounts, together with what they have respectively exported since the beginning of such Account or Accounts, in the Office aforesaid, and that such Remainder be the rise and beginning of a new Account for the future, with each Merchant or Importer respectively, and that thereupon the said Commissioners for Excise for the time being, or their Deputies, do with all convenient speed ballance each Merchant or Importers Account out of the same Excise Books, (deducting the said Remainder and Exports so brought in as aforesaid, and send Copies thereof to each Merchant or Importer respectively, to be left at the house or usual place of abode of every such Merchant or Importer as aforesaid) who shall within ten days after the delivery or leaving of such Copy or Copies as aforesaid, pay, or cause to be paid into the Treasury of the Excise Office, one sixth part of what appears to be resting due upon Ballance of the said Account or Accounts, and thereupon the same to be fully discharged and the Merchant or Importer thereof cleared and acquitted.

Such as neglect or refuse to give in Accompts upon Oath, shall pay the full Excise charged.

2. That all such Merchants and Importers as shall neglect or refuse to give in to the Commissioners for Excise, or their Deputies, an Account or Accounts, upon Oath, of all such Foreign Goods and Commodities exciseable, that are resting and remaining on his or their hands, together with what they have respectively exported as aforesaid, within the time above limited, that then such Merchants, or Importers respectively, shall be liable to pay the full Excise of all such Foreign Goods and Commodities, as shall be found to stand charged in the Excise Books on his or their Accounts, by entries at the Custome-house, which have not been otherwise cleared by Sales and Deliveries: And the Commissioners for Excise are hereby required, forthwith to proceed against such Merchants or Importers, according as by the Laws of Excise is directed and appointed.

Such as shall enter Goods.; shall sign the Entry.; None shall enter any goods, but in the name of the real importer.; Forfeiture for goods coloured under others names

3. That no Merchant or Importer of any Foreign Goods or Commodities shall be permitted to enter any Goods or Commodities at the Custome-house in any Port within this Commonwealth, unless the same Merchant or Importer (or such Person or Persons as by Deed under his hand and seal shall be deputed thereunto) shall sign the entry, by him or them so made, in the presence of the Officer or Officers for Excise, appointed to attend at the Customehouse for that purpose, and the Commissioners for the Customes, and the Commissioners for the Excise, are hereby respectively required and enjoyned to take special care that the same be done accordingly; and no such person as aforesaid, nor any person whatsoever, shall enter any Goods or Commodities in any Customehouse, or with any Officer of the Customes or Excise, but in the name of the true and real Importer of the said Goods or Commodities; nor shall he or they make use of the name of any known Merchant, or any other person or persons whatsoever, in any Port, to colour his or their Goods, (whether it be with or without the consent of such known Merchant or other person or persons,) upon pain of forfeiture of double the value of the Goods found to be so entered and coloured, contrary to the true meaning of this Article, to be levied respectively by distress upon the Goods and Estate of such Offender respectively; and in default thereof, every such Offender to be imprisoned till due satisfaction be made for such forfeiture.

Officers to seize goods carried without Warrant before entry.; How the goods so seized shall be disposed of.; If not claimed within 21 days by the lawfull Owner, the same shall be forfeited and sold.; If claimed, and if it be not made appear they were entred, and a Warrant obtained the same to be forfeited

4. That the Commissioners for Excise hereby authorized, and their Sub-commissions respectively, are hereby authorized, to depute and appoint Officers by Commission under their hands and seals, or under the hands and seals of the major part of them, or either of them, to seize all Exciseable Goods and Commodities which shall be conveying by day or by night, either by Land or by Water, before due entry made of such Goods and Commodities, either inwards or outwards, without Warrant, Ticket or License obtained from the Commissioners of Excise, their Sub-commissioners, or the Deputy or Deputies of either of them, for the conveying or carrying the said Goods and Commodities; And the Goods that shall be so seized, shall be brought to the Office for Excise next adjoyning to the place where such Goods shall be so seized, there to be detained and kept: And in case the said Goods and Commodities so seized shall not be claimed by the true and lawfull Owner thereof, or by one deputed under his or their hand, within one and twenty days after seizure, the said Goods shall be absolutely forfeited to the Commonwealth, and are and shall be sold the next General day of Sale, to be appointed by the Commissioners, or Sub-commissioners respectively, after the said one and twenty days are expired; the one Moyety or half-part of the proceeds thereof (all necessary charges being first deducted out of the whole) to be placed to the account of the Commonwealth, and the other Moyety or half-part to be paid to the party or parties who seized the same: And in case of such Goods or Commodities so seized shall be claimed within one & twenty days by the true and lawfull Owner of them, or by one deputed thereunto under his hand, and if the said Owner or Claimer, as aforesaid, shall nevertheless neglect or refuse to make it appear unto the Commissioners for Excise, or their Sub-commissioners, or unto the major part of them, or either of them, by sufficient proof, that the said Goods and Commodities so seized, were or have been duly entred, and a Warrant, Ticket, or License, obtained for the carrying or conveying them as aforesaid, that then the said Goods and Commodities shall likewise be forfeited to the Commonwealth, and be sold and disposed of as aforesaid.

Retailers may not ship Goods Exciseable, till a particular delivered, and Oath touching paiment of the duty.

5. That no Retailer or Shop-keeper be permitted by the Commissioners of Excise, their Sub-commissioners, or Deputies, to ship any Goods Exciseable, either beyond the seas, or to any Port within this Commonwealth, before he bring a particular note specifying the quantities and the qualities thereof, and make Oath that the Excise of such Goods is paid, or that they were bought of some other Retailer or Shop-keeper that hath paid Excise.

Goods carried from Port to Port shall not be landed till a particular be delivered, signed by the Officers of the Port whence they came.; Oath shall be made that no Exciseable Goods have been taken on board since, nor the ship been at any other Port then shall be then declared.; Goods to be delivered at several Ports how to be certified.

6. That all and every Master and Commander of any Ship or Vessel whatsoever, that doth transport and carry any Goods or Commodities Exciseable from one Port to another within this Commonwealth, shall, before he or they have any Warrant for landing or delivering the Goods or Commodities (by him trans ported or carried) on shore in any Port, deliver to the Officer for Excise in the said Port, appointed to receive the same, a true particular of the Goods and Commodities so transported and carried as aforesaid, signed by the Officers for the Excise and Customes of the Port from whence the said Ship or Vessel came, and that then the Master or his Mate, or the Boatswain of such Ship or Vessel, shall make Oath before the Commissioners for the Excise, or their Sub-Commissioners and Deputies, that to his knowledge there hath not been laid on board, or taken into the said Ship or Vessel, any Goods or Commodities Exciseable, since he or they came from such Port, nor that the said Ship or Vessel hath been beyond the Seas, except at such place or Port, as he shall then and there declare. And in case such Ship or Vessel be to deliver one part of her Goods or Lading at one Port, and another part at another Port or Ports that then the Officers for Excise and Customes, where such part of the said Goods or Lading shall be delivered, shall certifie on the back-side of the Cocquet, Transire, or other Warrant, or else by a Certificate alone under the Seals of the Office, how much or what quantity of the Goods or Lading mentioned in the Cocquet, Transire or other Warrant, from the Port whence such Ship or Vessel came, have been there landed and delivered.

Brewers shall give notice of their Vessels under a penalty.

7. That if any common Brewer of Ale or Beer, shall at any time hereafter make use of any Tun or other Vessel, for the making and brewing of any Ale or Beer, and not first give notice thereof to the Office for Excise under which his habitation is, or to the Guager or Guagers, or other Officer appointed to guage his Vessels, such common Brewer shall forfeit for every Tun or other Vessel he shall so make use of, and not give notice thereof as aforesaid, the sum of Ten pounds, to be levied by Distress, and in defect thereof, to be imprisoned, till the same be paid and satisfied.

Guagers Returns shall be a charge on the Brewers.

8. That the Guagers or other sworn Officers, appointed by the Commissioners for Excise, or their Sub-commissioners, in their respective Divisions, to guage the Coppers, Fats, and Vessels of any Brewer of Beer and Ale, shall from time to time make Return or Report to the said Commissioners, their Sub-commissioners, or their Deputies, of such Beer and Ale as bytheir guage they find to have been made and brewed by such Brewer whose Coppers, Fats or Vessels they have guaged; and the Returns or Reports of such Guagers or Officers, shall be a Charge upon the said Brewers respectively.

Penalty for working on the Sabbath day.; How to be levied and disposed.; Imprisonment.

9. That if any common Brewer of Beer or Ale, Soap-Boyler, or Distiller of Aqua-Vitæ or Strong-waters, shall at any time upon the Sabbath-day, brew or tonne any Beer or Ale, boyl or make any Soap, or distil or make any Aqua-Vitæ or Strong-waters. Every such Brewer, Soap-boyler, or Distiller respectively, shall for every such offence pay or forfeit double the Value of all Beer, Ale, Soap, or Strong-waters which shall be then brewed, boyled, made or distilled respectively, upon Proof thereof made upon Oath of one or more credible Witnesses, or the Parties Confession before one or more Justice of the Peace, within the County, City, Town, or Place where the offence is committed, within Three Moneths next after the Offence committed; the one Moyety thereof to go to the use of the Informer, and the other to the use of the Poor, there to be levied by Warrant from such Justice or Justices of the Peace before whom such Party or Parties shall be so convicted, by Distress and Sale of the Parties Goods, rendring the overplus, if any be. And for default of Distress, or not payment thereof made, to be committed to the House of Correction for three Moneths, or until he make payment thereof.

Gold and other Mettals disgrossed for Wyre.; If not done at the Bar appointed, it shall be seized.; Private Bars, &c. to be seized.; Power in presence of a Constable to break open doors to search

10. That for the better securing and collecting the Excise upon Gold, Silver, Copper, and other Mettal disgrossed for Wyre, and that the Excise may be equally levied on all the Makers and Dis grossers thereof, Be it Ordained and Enacted by Authority aforesaid, That the Commissioners aforesaid for the Excise, and their Sub-commissioners within their several Districts, shall and are hereby authorised to appoint Officers to seize all such Gold, Silver, Copper, or other Mettal, as shall be prepared, melted down, or disgrossed for Wyre, by any Refiner, Goldsmith, Gold-drawer, or other, at any private Bar, or Place, then at the Bar and Place appointed by the Commissioners for the Excise, or their Sub-com missioners respectively; And to seize all private Bars, Benches, Screws, Engines, and other Instruments used in the disgrossing of any Gold, Silver, Copper, or other Mettal into Wyre; And where they have cause of suspition, to demand entrance to search for such Bars, Benches, Screws, Engines, and other Instruments And in case of refusal, Then such Officers appointed as aforesaid' shall in the presence of a Constable or Headborough, have Power, and are hereby Authorized to break open all Doors, Locks and Bolts where they shall have cause of suspition that such Bars, Benches, Screws, Engines, or other Instruments are concealed and hid: And in case they shall upon such search find any such Benches, Bars, Screws, Engines, or other Instruments, the same to seize, take, and carry away to the Office for Excise, next adjoyning where they shall be so seized, there to be broken and made useless.

No fine to be levied, but by Warrant from two Justices uninterested.; Power to the Justices to examine upon Oath, and to determine.; To mitigate the Fine.

Provided, and be it further Enacted, That no Fine imposed, or Imprisonment, Penalty or Forfeiture inflicted, or Seizure made by, or by Vertue of this Act, or of any other Act or Ordinance for or concerning the Levying or Paying of the Duty of Exicse for any Inland Commodity, shall be Levied or Executed, or Sale of any such Seizure be made by the Sub-commissioners or Farmers of the Excise within the several Counties and Places of this Commonwealth (except the City of London and the District thereof) or by any their Agents, Deputies, or Officers, otherwise then by Order or Warrant under the Hands and Seals of two or more Justices of the Peace of the said County or Place, the said Justices not being any way interessed or concerned in the thing in Question, or Landlord, or Tenant, or of Kindred or Relation to the Parties therein concerned, or any of them, Any former Act or Ordinance to the contrary notwithstanding. And the said two Justices are hereby authorized and required, upon Complaint to them made by the said Officers or Parties, to hear and examine the same upon Oath, and finally to determine the said matters of Complaint. And in case they shall find upon such examination, that any default hath been in any the said Parties through ignorance or mistake, and not by design of Fraud or Deceipt, That then the said Justices shall be, and are hereby Authorized and Impowred to mitigate such Fine, Penalty, or Forfeiture; so as by such Mitigation, the same be not made less then double the value of the Duty of Excise which should or ought to have been paid, besides the reasonable Costs and Charges of such Officer or Officers as were imployed therein, to be to them allowed by the said Justices.

None shall be compelled to travel above ten miles, or to the next Market Town to make Entries.

Provided also, and it is hereby further Enacted, That no person or persons, Inhabitants within the said Counties or Places, shall be compelled by the said Sub-commissioners or Farmers, to travel for the making of their Entries, or Payment of the said Duty, or other cause, touching or concerning the same, above ten miles from his or their Dwelling-house or place of abode, or unto the next Market-Town thereunto adjoyning.

Indempnity shall be granted to none but such; as have Authority or what they have acted

Provided alwayes, That the said Commissioners for Appeals and Regulating the Excise, shall not Indempnifie any Person or Persons whatsoever, whether Commissioned or not Commissioned, for any act or thing by him or them done, or to be done or executed in relation to the Excise, for the doing or executing of which act or thing, he or they shall not be fully Authorized by and according to this present Act, or some other Acts and Ordinances continued by this Act, Any thing in this present Act to the contrary thereof in any wise notwithstanding.

Salt expended in saving Herrings &c. Beer expended in taking fish shall not be charged with Excise.

Provided alwayes, That this Act shall not extend to the laying any Excise upon Salt that shall be expended upon the salting or saving of any Herrings, Cod, Ling, Pilchards, or any other Fish; nor upon the Beer that shall be expended in taking the said Fish, Any thing in this Act to the contrary notwithstanding.

A book of Values of Merchandize imported, according to which Excise is to be paid by the first Buyer.

Al.sb.d.
Aggets small, the hundred dozen001304
Aggets large, the piece000006
Allom the Tun150000
Amber the pound000108
Aneil of Barbary, the pound000108
Annotto the pound000106
Argal white and red, or Powder, the Hundred weight, containing One hundred and twelve pounds010200
Ashes called Pot-ashes, the Hundred weight, containing One hundred and twelve pounds020000
Ashes called Wood or Soap-ashes, the hundred weight, containing One hundred and twelve pounds010000
B
Babies heads of earth, the dozen000900
Balksgreat, the hundred containing One hundred and twenty200000
middle, the hundred containing One hundred and twenty060000
small, the hundred containing One hundred and twenty040000
Ballances calledGold Ballances the groce containing twelve dozen pair040000
Ounce Ballances, the groce containing twelve dozen pair020000
the Sort containing four dozen021304
Balls calledTennis Balls, the thousand011000
Washing Balls the groce, containing twelve dozen001000
Band-strings, the dozen knots030000
Barlings the hundred, containing one hundred and twenty120000
Barrillia or Saphora to make Glass, the hundred weight containing one hundred and twelve pounds011000
Basket-rods, the bundle000800
Baskets called Hand-baskets or Sports, the dozen000400
Battery Bashrons or Kettles, the hundred weight containing one hundred and twelve pound060000
Beads ofAmber, the pound010000
Bone, the groce containing twelve small groce011000
Box, the great groce011000
Coral, the pound011000
Chrystal, the thousand030000
Glass and Wood, all sorts, the great groce001000
Glass, the pound000200
the small groce containing twelve dicker000400
Jasper square, the hundred stones020000
Bels calledHawks Bels French making, the dozen pair001200
Dog Bels, the great groce000800
Blacking or Lamp-black, the hundred weight, containing one hundred and twelve pounds040000
Boards called Clapboards, the hundred containing one hundred and twenty Boards100000
Bome-spars, the hundred containing one hundred and twenty050000
Bottles ofEarth covered with wicker, the dozen000106
Glass covered with wicker, the dozen000300
Glass uncovered, the dozen000300
Glass with vices covered with leather, the dozen000300
Bowling-stones, the bushel001000
Boxes, namely Nest-boxes, the groce containing twelve dozen Nests020000
BoxesMoney-boxes, the groce containing twelve dozen000306
Drawing-boxes, the dozen000400
BoxesRound-boxes, or French-boxes for Marmalade or Gelly, the dozen000206
Tobacco-boxes, the groce containing twelve dozen001200
Bracelets or Necklaces of Glass, the small groce containing twelve bundles or dickers000400
Brass or Laver cocks, the pound000102
Brickstones calledthe thousand Brickstones001304
Flanders tile to scour with, the thousand010000
Gally-tiles, the foot000006
Paving-tiles, the thousand050000
Brimstone, the hundred weight containing one hundred and twelve pound001500
Bristlesdrest, the pound000100
undrest, the pound000006
Buckrams ofEast Countrey, the piece000500
Roan, the dozen030000
Cane, the dozen021000
Hamborough black, the piece001000
Bugle of Glass, the pound000206
Buglegreat, the pound000400
small or feed Bugle, the pound000608
Lace, the pound000800
Buttons ofBrass, Steel, Copper, or Latten, the great groce containing twelve small groce, every groce twelve dozen010608
Chrystal, the dozen000400
Glass, the great groce containing twelve small groce001304
Threed, the great groce containing twelve small groce001000
Buttons ofSilk, the great Groce containing twelve small Groce030000
Bugle, the dozen000008
Hair, the Groce containing twelve dozen000400
Handkerchiefs, the Groce containing twelve dozen010000
Bulrushes, the Load010000
Burs for Milstones, the hundred containing five-score020000
C
Cables tarred or untarred, the hundred weight containing One hundred and twelve pounds010500
Candle-week, the pound000006
Canes, the hundred001000
Cans, the groce containing twelve dozen000500
Cantspars, the Spar001000
Capers, the hundred weight containing one hundred and twelve pound021000
Cap-hooks, or hooks ends, the groce containing twelve dozen001200
Cards called playing Cards, the groce containing twelve dozen pair020000
Carpets calledBrunswick and Gentish Carpets, stript and unstript, the piece000800
Carpets of Turkey for Chests, the piece010000
Carpets of Turkey or Venice short, the piece011500
Turkey or Venice long, containing four yards and upwards060000
Carpets of Persia short, the piece021000
Carpets of Persia long, the piece060000
Chafing-dishes of Brass or Latten, the pound weight000102
Chestsof Iron small or middle sort, the piece040000
of Iron large, the piece080000
of Ciprus wood, the Chest050000
Cochenealcalled Sylvester or Campeachea Cocheneal, the pound000304
of all sorts of Cocheneal, except Sylvester and Campeachea Cocheneal, the pound011000
Coaches for children, the dozen000300
Compasses of Brass and Iron, the dozen030000
Copper, the hundred weight, containing one hundred and twelve pounds060000
Copperas green, the hundred weight, containing one hundred and twelve pounds001000
Cork, the hundred weight, containing one hundred and twelve pounds010000
Counters of Brass, the pound000200
D
Deals calledNorway Deals, the hundred containing six score050000
Burgendorp Deals, the hundred containing six score120000
Spruce Deals, the hundred containing six score600000
Dials ofWood, the dozen000006
Bone, the dozen000500
Dimity, the yard000006
Dishes of Chinagreat and small under a quart, the dozen010000
of a quart and upwards, the dozen030000
Drugs calledAcacia, the pound000400
Acorus, the pound000100
Adiantum album, the pound000008
Adiantum nigrum, the pound000006
Agaricus, or Agarick trimmed or pared, the pound001000
Agaricus, rough or untrimmed, the pound000206
Agnus Castus seeds, the pound000100
Alkanet roots, the pound000009
Alchernes Syrrup the pound000304
Alchernes Confectio, the pound020000
Aloes Cicotrina, the pound000206
Aloes Epatica, the pound000106
Allom, Romish or Roach, the hundred containing One hundred and twelve pound010608
Amber-greece, black or grey, the ounce Troy030000
Ameos seed, the pound000006
Amomi the seeds, the pound000006
Anacardium, the pound000000
Angelica, the pound000010
Antimonium preparatum, or Stibium, the pound000100
Antimonium crudum, the pound000002
Argentum sublime or limum, or Quick silver, the pound000300
Aristolochia longa & rotunda, the pound000008
Arsnick white or yellow, or Rosalger, the pound000004
Asarum roots, the pound000010
Aspalathus, the pound000104
Assa-Fœtida, the pound000102
Almonds bitter, the hundred weight containing 112 pound 011704
Alumen plume, the pound000008
Balaustium, the pound000206
Balsamum artificial, the pound000304
Balsamum natural, the pound020000
Bay-berries, the hundred and twelve pound001304
Barley huld, or French barley, the hundred and twelve pound010000
Bdellium, the pound000200
Ben album or Rubrum, the pound000100
Benjamin of all sorts, the pound000206
Bezar-stone of the EastTndies, the ounce Troy011500
Bezar-stone of the WestIndia, the ounce Troy000400
Black-lead, the hundred and twelve pound011000
Blatta Bizantia, the pound000200
Bolus communis, or Armoniacus, the hundred weight containing one hundred and twelve pound000500
Bolus verus, or fine Bole, the pound000004
Borax in paste or unrefined, commonly called Tinckul, the li.000100
Borax refined, the pound000208
Bunkins Holliwortles, or Pistolochia, the pound000008
Caco nuts, the pound000009
Callamus, the pound000003
Camphire refined, the pound000608
Camphire unrefined, the pound000304
Cancri oculus, the pound000304
Cantarides, the pound000400
Caraway seeds, the hundred and twelve pounds010608
Cardomomes, the pound000206
Carpo Balsami, the pound000206
Carrabe or Succinum, the pound000104
Carthamus seeds, the pound000004
Cassia fistula of all sorts, the pound000006
Cassia lignea, the pound000100
Castorea or Beaver Cods, the pound010000
Cerussa, the hundred and twelve pound011000
China roots, the pound000300
Ciceres white and red, the pound000004
Ciperus longus and rotundus, the pound000004
Ciprus Nuts, the pound000004
Civet, the ounce Troy020000
Coculus Indiæ the pound000008
Coloquintida, the pound000106
Coral, red or white, in fragments for Physical use, the pound000104
Coral whole, the pound001006
Corfu berries, the pound000200
Coriander-seeds, the hundred and twelve pound001200
Cortex guajaci, the pound000005
Cortex capparum, the pound000100
Cortex tamarisci, the pound000006
Cortex mandragoræ, the pound000100
Coscus dulcis & amarus, the pound000104
Cubebs, the pound000008
Cummin-seed, the hundred and twelve pounds011304
Cyclamen roots, the pound000104
Citrago, the pound000006
Cetrach, the pound000008
Cinabrum, or Vermillion, the pound000304
CopperasWhite, the pound000005
Blew of Dantzick or Hungary, the pound000002
Cambogium, or gutta gambœ, the pound000104
Chrystal in broken pieces for Physick uses, the pound000304
Carlina, the pound000008
Carolina, the pound000004
Cortex winteranus, the pound000104
Cuscula, the pound000006
Daucus Creticus, the pound000204
Diagredium or Scammony, the pound001200
DiptamusLeaves, the pound000400
Roots, the pound000104
Doronicum, the pound000108
Elleborus albus & niger, the pound000006
Epithymum, the pound000108
Es ustum, the pound000108
Euphorbium, the pound000004
Fennel-seeds, the pound000008
Fenugreek, the hundred and twelve pound011000
Flory, the pound000200
Folium Indiæ, the pound000304
Fox Lungs, the pound000104
Frankincense of France, or Parrofin, the hundred and twelve pounds00200
Galbanum, the pound000200
Galanga, the pound000104
General, the pound000100
Gentiana, the pound000004
Ginny Pepper, the pound000008
Grana pinæ, the pound000008
Green Ginger, the pound000100
Gum Animi, the pound000200
Gum Armoniack, the pound000100
Gum Carannæ, the pound001000
Gum Tragagant, the pound000009
Gum Elemni, the pound000206
Gum Hederæ, the pound000200
Gum Lack, the pound000100
Gum Opopanax, the pound000300
Gum Sarcocol, the pound000104
Gum Serapinum or Sagapinum, the pound000106
Gum Taccamahacca, the pound001000
Grana Tinctorum, the pound000100
Grains of Guiny, or French grains, the hundred and twelve pound010400
Gum Arabick, or Gum Senica, the hundred and twelve pound011500
Gum Sandrake, or Gum Juniperi, the hundred and twelve pound011000
Gum Guajaci, the pound000304
Gum Caramen, the pound000200
Hermodactylus, the pound000102
Hypocystis, the pound000108
Horns of Harts or Stags, the hundred weight021000
Incense or Olibanum, the hundred and twelve pound031200
Ireos, the hundred and twelve pound030000
Ison-glass, the hundred and twelve pound100000
Jujubes, the pound000006
Jolop, the pound000400
Juniper-berries, the pound001304
Labdanum, or Lapadonum, the pound000104
Lapis Calaminaris, the pound000002
Lapis Hematitis, the pound000200
Lapis Judaicus, the pound000100
Lapis Lazuli, the pound000608
Lapis Tutiæ, the pound000100
Leaves of Roses, of Violet, or Flowers, the pound000010
Lintiscus, or Xylobalsamum, the pound000008
Lignum Aloes, the pound001000
Lignum Asphaltum, the pound000100
Lignum Rhodium, the hundred and twelve pounds000608
Lignum Vitæ, the hundred and twelve pounds001000
Litharge of Gold, the hundred and twelve pounds010500
Litharge of Silver, the hundred and twelve pounds010000
Locust, the pound000008
Lupines, the hundred and twelve pound001200
Lentils, the hundred and twelve pounds011704
Lapis contrayerva, the ounce000304
Lignum Nephreticum, the pound000104
Madder roots, or Rubea Tinctorum, the pound000100
Manna, the pound000300
Marmelade, the pound000100
Mastich white, the pound000208
Mastich red, the pound000100
Mechoacan, the pound000200
Mercury sublimate, the pound000400
Mercury precipitate, the pound000500
Mithridate Venetiæ the pound000608
Millium solis, the pound000100
Mirabolans dry, the pound000006
Mirabolans condited, the pound000008
Myrtle-berries, the pound000006
Mummia, the pound000106
Musk, the ounce Troy011000
Musk-kods, the ounce001000
Myrrha, the pound000106
Nigella, the pound000004
Nitrum, the pound000101
Nutmegs condited, the piece000003
Nux de Benne, the pound000009
Nux Cupressi, the pound000006
Nux Indica, the piece000100
Nux vomica, the pound000008
Nardus Celtica, or Spica Romana, the pound000100
Nux pini, or Grana pini, the pound000008
Olibanum or Incense, the pound000011
Opium, the pound000600
Osippium Huerridum, the pound000100
Orcant or Almiet, the pound000006
Orange-flowerOyntment, the pound000200
Water, the gallon000400
Origanum, the pound000006
Ossa de Corde Cervi, the pound001200
Oyl of Amber, the pound001200
Oyl of Rosemary, the pound000304
Oyl de Bay, the hundred and twelve pound021600
Oyl of Mace or Nutmegs, the pound001500
Oyl de Ben, the pound000500
Oyl of Spike, the pound000106
Oyl of Almonds, the pound000100
Oyl de Scorpions, the pound000200
Oleum Petroleum, the pound000106
Oleum Turpentine, the pound000006
Orabus, the pound000006
Orpment or Auripigmentum, the pound000005
Panther, the pound020000
Panis Porcinus, the pound000104
Pearl-seed, the ounce Troy001000
Pellitorie, the pound000009
Pepper long, the pound000008
Perrofin, vide Frankincense, the hundred weight001200
Piony seeds, the pound000006
Piony roots, the pound000100
Pistachias or Nux Pistachiæ the pound000006
Pix Burgundiae, the hundred and twelve pound001500
Polium Montanum, the pound000100
Polypodium, the pound000003
Pomegranate pils, the pound000004
Poppy-seeds, the pound000008
Precipitate, the pound000500
Psyllium, the pound000008
Prunellas or Pruans of Brunelia, the pound000006
Quicksilver, the pound000300
Rhapontilum, the pound000200
Radix Esulæ, the pound000008
Redlead, the hundred and twelve pound001800
Rhabarbarum or Rubarb, the pound001600
Rosalger (vide Arsnick) the pound000004
Rosset, the pound000006
Radex contrayerva, the pound000100
Radix Scorcionera, the pound000200
Radex Peoniæ, the pound000006
Sal Alkali, the pound000200
Sal Armoniacum, the pound000009
Sal Gem, the pound000006
Sal Niter, the pound000104
Sandracha or Gum Sandrick, the pound000004
Sandracha or Gum Juniperi, the pound000004
Sandiver, the hundred and twelve pound000900
Sanguis Draconis, the pound000100
Sarsaparilla, the pound000200
Sassafras wood or roots, the pound000002
Saunders white, the pound000106
Saunders yellow, the pound000200
Saunders red, alias Stock, the pound000009
Scammonie vide Diagredium, the pound001200
Scincus Marinus, the piece000003
Scordium, the pound000006
Scorpions, the hundred000300
Sebestines, the pound000100
Seeds for Gardens of all sorts, the pound000010
Seler Montanus, the pound000008
Semen Cucumeris, Cucurb, Citral, melon, the pound000008
Sena, the pound000400
Soldonella, the pound000008
Sperma Cœti fine, the pound010000
Sperma Cœti course oylie, the hundred and twelve pounds040000
Spica Celtica, vide Nardus Celtica, or Spica Romana, the pound000100
Sanguis Hirci, the pound000100
Spikenard, the pound000400
Spodium, the pound000100
Spunges, the hundred weight000500
Squilla, the hundred and twelve pound000608
Squinanthum, the pound000504
Stechados, the pound000104
Staphisager, the pound000005
Stibium, vide Antimonium preparatum, the pound001000
Storax Calamita, the pound000400
Storax Liquida, the pound000100
Succus Liquiritiæ, the pound000009
Sulphur vivum, the pound000006
Tamarinds, the pound000006
Terra Lemnia, the pound000100
Terra Sigillata, the pound000102
Thlapsij Semen, the pound000100
Tornsal, the pound0000 08
Troscici de Vipera, the ounce Troy000206
Treacle common, the pound000104
Treacle of Venice, the pound000608
Turbith, the pound000206
Turbith Thapsiæ, the pound000100
Turmerick, the pound000006
Turpentine of Venice, Scio, or Ciprus, the pound000200
Turpentine common, the hundred and twelve pound001304
Talk white, the pound000006
Talk green, the pound000100
Verdigrease, the pound000108
Vernish, the hundred and twelve pound020000
Vermillion (vide Cinabrium) the pound000304
Vitriolum Romanum, the pound000304
Umber, the hundred weight containing one hundred and twelve pound001100
Viscus quercinus, the pound000100
White Lead, the hundred and twelve pound010608
Worm-seeds, the pound010300
Xylobalsamum (vide Lentiscus) the pound000100
Zedoaria, the pound000104
E
Elephants Teeth, the hundred containing five score080000
Emerie Stones, the hundred weight containing one hundred and twelve pounds000400
Ebony wood, the Tun500000
F
Fans forCorn, the piece000300
Women and children, French making, the dozen020000
Feathers ofRussia, the hundred weight011500
France for beds, the hundred weight040000
Ostrichesblack, the pound000306
white, the pound001000
Fiddles for children, the groce001800
Files, the groce containing twelve dozen000800
Flax calledSpruce Mascovie, and all Flax undrest, the hundred weight containing one hundred and twelve pounds020000
Drest or wrought Flax, the pound000009
Flower roots, the hundred containing five score000500
Furs calledArmins, the timber containing forty skins011000
Badgers skin, the piece000200
Bear skinsblack, the piece010000
white or red, the piece000608
BeaverSkins whole, the piece001000
Wombs, the piece000500
BudgeWhite tawed, the hundred being being five score skins020000
White untawed, the hundred containing five score skins031000
Black tawed, the dozen skins010608
Black untawed, the hundred containing five score000000
Pouls, the Fur containing four pair010000
Navern, the hundred legs containing five score020000
Rumney, the hundred legs containing five score050000
CalaberShubs of Calaber, the piece or Shub020000
Untawed, the Timber containing forty skins000608
Tawed, the Timber containing forty skins000800
Seasoned, the Pain010000
Stag, the Pain001206
Black skins, the hundred containing five score050000
CatsPoults, the hundred containing five score010000
Poults, the Mantle000603
Wombs, the Pain or Mantle000603
Dokerers, the Timber containing forty skins001304
Furs calledFitchesthe Timber containing forty skins010000
the Pain or Mantle001206
Foxesthe black Fox skin100000
the ordinary skin000200
the Pain or Mantle001500
Wombs, Pouls, or Pieces, the Pain001000
FoynsBacks, the dozen010500
Tails, the Pain or Mantle001206
with Tails, the piece000306
without Tails, the piece000400
Raw, the piece000100
Pouts, the hundred, containing five score010608
Wombs seasoned, the Pain or Mantle010608
Wombs Stag, the Pain or Mantle001500
GraysUntawed, the Timber containing forty skins000804
Tawed, the Timber containing forty skins001206
JennetsBlack raw, the skin001206
Black seasoned, the skin001608
Grey raw, the skin000300
Grey seasoned, the skin000404
LetwisTawed, the Timber containing forty skins000804
Untawed, the Timber containing forty skins000600
LeopardsSkins, the piece010500
Wombs, the Pain050000
Lewzerns skins, the piece021000
Martronsthe Timber containing forty skins100000
the Pain or Mantle090000
Pouts, the Pain or Mantle001000
Gils, the Timber containing forty skins001200
Tails, the hundred containing five score020000
Miniver, the Mantle001304
MinksUntawed, the Timber containing forty skins030000
Tawed, the Timber containing forty skins040000
Moul skins, the dozen000006
Otter skins, the piece000500
Furs calledOunces skins, the piece001206
Sables of all sorts, the Timber containing forty skins300000
Weazle skins, the dozen000004
Wolf-skinsTawed, the piece011000
Untawed, the piece010300
Fustians calledWolverings, the piece001500
Amsterdam, Holland, or Dutch Fustians, the piece containing two half pieces of fifteen yards the half piece050000
Barmillians, the piece containing two half pieces050000
Cullen Fustians, the piece containing two half pieces050000
Millain Fustians, the piece containing two half pieces050000
Naples Fustians, Trape, or Velure plain, the piece containing fifteen yards050000
of Weazel, the piece containing two half pieces050000
G
Gally Dishes of all sorts, the dozen000500
Gauls, the hundred weight containing one hundred and twelve pound021500
Girdles ofCruel, the groce containing twelve dozen010608
Leather, the groce containing twelve dozen010000
Silk, the dozen010000
Velvet, the dozen020000
Glass for Windows calledBurgundy white, the Chest or Case011000
Burgundy coloured, the Chest011000
Normandy white, the Case011000
Normandy coloured, the Case011000
Rhenish, the Way or Web containing sixty bunches011000
Muscovia Glass or Slude, the pound000200
Drinking Glasses calledVenice drinking Glasses, the dozen000400
Flanders drinking Glasses, the hundred Glasses containing five score021000
And French drinking Glasses, the hundred containing five score011000
Glasses calledBurning Glasses, the dozen001200
Balm Glasses, the groce containing twelve dozen020000
Vials, the hundred containing five score001000
Water Glasses of all sorts, the dozen000300
Looking-GlassesPeny half peny ware the groce containing twelve dozen000608
of Steel small, the dozen000500
of Steel large001000
Hour-Glassesof Flanders making, course, the groce containing twelve dozen020000
of Venice making, the dozen020000
Glass stone plates for Spectacles, rough, the dozen000608
Glass Pipessmall, the pound000200
great, the pound000300
Globessmall, the pair030000
large, the pair060000
Gold Foil, the small groce containing twelve dozen000400
Gravers and Pincers, the pound000102
Ditto, the dozen000300
Grain or Scarlet powder, the pound000406
Grindle-stones, the Chalder011000
Grocery wares calledAlmonds, the hundred weight containing an hundred and twelve pound030000
Anniseeds, the hundred weight containing an hundred and twelve pound021000
Cloves, the pound000600
Corrants, the hundred containing one hundred and twelve pound020000
Dates, the hundred containing one hundred and twelve pound030000
Ginger dry, the hundred weight containing one hundred and twelve pound011000
Licorish, the hundred weight containing one hundred and twelve pound010000
Maces, the pound001000
Malaga Raisins, the hundred weight containing one hundred and twelve pound010608
Nutmegs, the pound000400
Pepper, the pound000100
Sinnamon, the pound000300
Raisins ofthe Sun, the hundred weight containing 112 pound020000
Smirna black, the hundred weight containing 112 l.010500
Smirna red, the hundred weight containing 112 l.010503
Figs, the hundred weight containing one hundred and twelve pound010000
Prunes, the hundred weight containing one hundred and twelve pound001200
Grocery wares called SugarsOf Barbary, the hundred weight containing an hundred and twelve pound020000
Candy brown, the hundred weight containing an hundred and twelve pound060000
Candy white, the hundred weight containing an hundred and twelve pound080000
White of Lixborn, the hundred weight containing an hundred and twelve pound050000
Muscovadoes de Lisbone, the hundred weight containing an hundred and twelve pound021000
Refined double or single in Loaves, the hundred weight containing an hundred and twelve pound070000
Saint Thome and Pannellis, the hundred weight containing an hundred and twelve pound010500
H
Handkerchers, the dozen020000
Hawks of all sorts, the Hawk040000
Hawk Hoods, the gross containing twelve dozen010608
Hair called Elks hair for Saddles, the pound000006
Goats hair, the pound000200
Heath for Brushes, the hundred containing an hundred and twelve pounds010000
Hemp called Cullen and Steel Hemp, and all other sorts of drest Hemp, the hundred weight containing an hundred and twelve pounds050000
Item, rough Hemp, the hundred weight containing an hundred and twelve pounds010000
Hides calledBuff-hides, the Hide011000
Cow-hides of Barbary and Muscovia, the Hide in the hair000700
Cow or Horse-hides tanned, the piece001000
India Hides, the Hide000700
Losh-hides, the piece010000
Red or Muscovia-hides tanned, coloured or uncoloured, the Hide000900
Hoops of Iron for Pipes or Hogsheads, the hundred weight containing an hundred and twelve pound010000
Horses and Mares, the Horse or Mare200000
Horses of wood, the groce containing twelve dozen000500
Honey, the Barrel040000
I
Jars of China of all sorts, the pair010000
IncleUnwrought, the pound000106
Wrought, the dozen pound020000
Indico of all sorts, the pound000206
Indico dust, the pound000106
Iron Amys, Spanish, Spruce, and Swethish, the Tun160000
Juice of Lemmons, the Pipe040000
K
Knives calledButchers Knives, the dicker containing ten Knives000300
Carving Knives, the dozen011000
Collen Knives, the groce containing twelve dozen100000
French Knives, the groce containing twelve dozen070400
Glovers Knives, the bundle containing six Knives000500
Hommicides, the dozen030000
Lace calledSilk Bone-Lace, of all sorts, the small pound containing sixteen ounces200000
Silk Lace of all other sorts, the pound containing sixteen ounces050000
Latten black and shaven, the hundred containing 112 pound060000
Leather hangings guilt, the piece040000
Linseed, the bushel000600
Linnes, the dozen001206
Linnen cloth rCallico's fine or course, the piece001200
Cambricksthe half piece containing six Els and an half010500
the piece containing thirteen Els021000
the Packet020000
Canvas calledDutch, Barras, and Hessens Canvas, the hundred Els containing six score031000
French and Normandy Canvas, and line narrow brown or white, the hundred Els containing six score061000
Noyals Canvas, the hundred Els containing one hundred and twenty080000
White French or Normandy Canvas broad, the hundred Els containing one hundred and twenty100000
French Canvas and line broad for tabling, being an Ell and half a quarter and upwards, the hundred Els containing one hundred and twenty150000
Packing Canvas, Guttings, & Spruce Canvas, the hundred Els containing an hundred and twenty030000
Poledavies, Spruce, Elbing, or Quiesbrow Canvas, the Bolt containing twenty eight Els001800
Stript or tufted Canvas with threed, the piece containing fifteen Yards001800
Stript, tufted or quilted Canvas with Silk, the piece containing fifteen Yards011000
Stript Canvas with Copper, the piece containing fifteen Yards020000
Vandalose or Vittry Canvas, the hundred Els containing an hundred and twenty060000
Working Canvas for Cushions narrow, the hundred Els containing an hundred and twenty030000
Working Canvas broad, the hundred Els containing six score050000
DamaskTabling of Holland making, the Yard000800
Towelling and Napkening of Holland making, the Yard000300
Tabling of Silesia making, the Yard000400
Towelling and Napkening of Silesia making, the Yard000104
DiaperTabling of Holland making, the Yard000500
Towelling & Napkening of Holland making, the yard000108
Napkins of Holland making, the dozen011000
DiaperTabling of Sletia making, the yard000206
Towelling and Napkening of Sletia making the yard000100
LawnsThe half piece, containing six Els and an half010500
The piece, containing thirteen Els021000
Callico Lawns, the piece010000
French Lawns, the piece010500
Sletia Lawns, the piece containing between four and eight yards001000
Flanders Linnen clothOudnordand all other sorts of Flanders Linnen white, the Ell 000306
Courtrey
Gentish
Isinghams
Iper
Outnal
Isinghams and Gentish Brown, and all other brown Linnen the Ell000206
Bag Holland of Holland making, the Ell000600
Holland LinnenAetes Cloathand all other Cloath of Holland, the Ell000304
Brabant
Embden
Freeze
Gulick
Overissels
Rowse
Sheppards
British, the hundred Els containing five score060000
Cowssield Cloth or Plats, the Ell000106
Driling and Pack-duck, the hundred Els containing six score020500
Elbing, or Dansk Cloth double ploy, the Ell000100
Hamborough and Sletia Cloth, broad, the hundred Els containing an hundred and twenty, white, or brown070000
Hamborough Cloth, narrow, the hundred Els containing six score040000
Hinderlands, Middlegood, Headlake and Muscovia Linnen, narrow, the hundred Els containing six score021000
Irish Cloth, the hundred Els containing six score021000
Lockram, the piece broad100000
Lockrams, the piece narrow060000
Linnen Cloth calledMinsters, the Roul containing fifteen hundred Els, at five score to the hundred471000
Ozenbrigs, the Roul containing fifteen hundred Els, at five score to the hundred600000
Soultwich, the hundred Els containing six score040000
Polonia, Ulsters, Hannovers, Lubeck, narrow Sletia, narrow Westphalia, narrow Harford, plain Napkening, and all other narrow Cloth of High Dutchland and the East Countrey, white or brown, and not otherwise rated, the hundred Els containing six score050000
Strasborough or Hamborough Linnen, the Ell000300
Locks calledBudget or Hanging-Locks small, the groce containing twelve dozen010000
Hanging-Locks large, the groce containing twelve dozen020000
Lute-strings, called Catlings, the Groce, containing twelve dozen knots000608
M
Madder calledCrop-Madder, and all other Bale-Madder, the hundred weight containing a hundred and twelve pound030000
Fat-Madder, the hundred weight containing a hundred and twelve pound010500
Mul-Madder, the hundred weight containing an hundred and twelve pounds001500
Magnus, the hundred weight containing an hundred and twelve pounds010000
Masks of Velvet the dozen010400
MastsFor Ships, small, the Mast010000
Middle, the Mast020000
Great, the Mast050000
Mats ofRussia, the Mat000006
Mats called Dutch, the yard000006
Melasses or Rameales, the hundred weight containing an hundred and twelve pounds010000
Moccado ends, the dozen pounds020000
Mittins of Wadmol, the dozen pair000900
N
Napkins French making, the dozen001200
Needles calledSewing Needles, the thousand000108
Pack Needles, the thousand000600
Sail Needles, the thousand000300
O
Oakham the hundred weight containing an hundred and twelve pounds001600
Oars, the hundred containing six score100000
Oyls calledRape and Linseed Oyl, the Tun300000
Sivil Oyl, Majorca Oyl, Minorca Oyl, Apuglia Oyl, Province Oyl, and Portugal Ovl, the Tun350000
Train Oyl of Greenland, the Tun080000
Train Oyl of New-found-land, and the like sort, the Tun060000
Olives, the Hogshead080000
OnionsThe Barrel000304
The hundred Bunches001608
Seed, the hundred weight containing an hundred and twelve pound040000
Orchal, the hundred weight containing an hundred and twelve pounds011000
Oranges and Limons, the thousand010000
Orsedew, the dozen pound020000
P
Pans called Dripping and Frying Pans, the hundred weight containing one hundred and twelve pounds020000
Paper calledBlue Paper, the Ream001000
Brown Paper, the Bundle000300
Cap Paper, the Ream000706
Morlaix Paper, the Ream000206
Paper of Cane and Roan, ordinary, the Ream000406
Ordinary Printing and Copy Paper, the Ream000206
Painted paper, the Ream010000
Pressing Paper, the hundred Leaves010000
Rochel Paper as large as Demy Paperthe Ream000900
Royal Paper, the Ream010000
Demy Paper, the Ream001200
Parchment, the dozen containing twelve sheets000500
Ditto, the Rowl containing six dozen011000
Pins, the dozen thousand011200
Pincers and Plyers, the dozen000300
Pintados or Callico-cupboard-cloaths, the piece060608
Pipe or Hogshead-staves, the hundred containing six score100000
Pipe or Barrel-staves, the thousand100000
Pipes for children, the groce containing twelve dozen000800
Pitch, great Band, or small Band, the last containing twelve Barrels120000
Plaister of Parris, the Mount containing 3000 weight011000
Planks of Ireland, the hundred Foot containing five score001206
Planks of Cedar, the Foot000100
Latten Plates calledSingle White, the Barrel060000
Double White, the Barrel120000
Single Black, the Barrel containing three hundred Plates031000
Double Black, the Barrel containing three hundred Plates070000
Pumis-stones, the Tun050000
Pomegranates, the hundred containing five score000500
Pots calledof Earth or stone covered, the hundred Cast050000
of Earth or Stone uncovered, the hundred Cast, containing a Gallon to every Cast, whether in one Pot or more030000
Gally-pots, the hundred containing five score 020000
Melting-pots for Goldsmiths, the thousand011000
of Iron, French or Flemish making, the dozen030000
Pots and Kettles of Iron, the dozen020000
Pullies viz.Pullies of Iron, the groce containing twelve dozen040000
of Brass, the dozen000400
Q
Quails, the dozen000800
Quils, called Goose-quils, the thousand000206
R
Rape of Grape, the Tun060000
Rattles for Children, the groce containing twelve dozen010000
Ribband of Silk of all sorts, the pound050000
Rice, the hundred weight containing an hundred and twelve pound010500
Rozen, the hundred weight containing an hundred and twelve pound000500
S
Safiore, the hundred weight containing an hundred and twelve pound040000
Saffron, the pound011000
Salpeter, the hundred weight containing an hundred and twelve pound020000
Scales for Scabbards, the bundle000100
Scamoty, tho yard000008
Scamoty, the Piece containing thirteen Yards000808
Scissars, the groce containing twelve dozen030000
Sea-Holly roots, tho pound000100
Sheets old, the pair000600
Shirts old, the Piece000106
Sider and Perry, the Tun040000
Silk calledBolognia, Naples, and Organsine Silk, the small pound containing sixteen ounces010800
Bastan, Vincentia, Orsoy, and Messina thrown Silk, the small pound010400
Capiton Silk double, the small pound000900
Ferret and Florret Silk, the small pound001600
Naples thrown Silk, the small pound010206
Raw Legee Silk, the great pound containing four and twenty ounces001800
Raw Ardas Silk, the great pound001400
Raw Belledine, Bias, and Messina Silk, the great pound010000
Raw Bengalia Silk, the great pound001500
Raw Morea Silk the great pound000900
Raw China Silk of all sorts, the great pound001800
Raw Capiton Silk, the great pound001000
Thrown Silk dyed, the pound containing sixteen ounces021000
Wrought Silks calledBarracoones and Bombazines, the single piece, containing not above fifteen yards the piece030000
Buffins, Moccado, or Lyle Grograms narrow, the piece not above fifteen yard020000
Buffins, Moccado, or Lyle Grograms broad, the piece not above fifteen yards030000
Bridges, or Leyden Rashes, the single piece containing about fifteen yards030000
Ditto, the double piece060000
Chamlets, half Hair, half Silk, the yard000500
Chamlets of Turkey, the yard000400
Cloath of Silver and of Gold, the yard011000
Cloth Rashes, the piece180000
Grograms or Mohairof Turkey, the yard000206
of Naples Silk broad, the yard.001500
of Naples Silk narrow, the yard000706
Wrought Grograms, the yard001200
Pudeswaies, and Towers Grograin, the yard000706
Prunellos, broad, the Ell001500
Ditto, narrow, the Ell000706
Plushes of all sorts, the yard001800
of Genoa, the Ell000906
SarcenetsDucape, the Ell000906
of Bolognia, the Ell000500
of Florence, the Ell000706
Sattinsplain and wrought, of Genoa and Florence, the yard001200
of Bolognia, the yard000900
of China, the yard000400
of Luca, the yard000700
of France plain and wrought, the yard000600
Tabbiesbroad of Genoa, the yard001500
broad of Florence, the yard001500
of France broad, the yard001200
of France narrow, watered, the yard000600
of France wrought, the yard001200
Taffataesbroad of all sorts, the Ell001000
of China, the yard000306
of Towers, or Alamodes, the yard000400
Tersonellabroad, the yard001100
narrow, the yard000500
Velvetsof all sorts, the yard010000
wrought, the yard001200
Sipers, or Loves, half yard broad, the yard000206
Ditto, half Ell broad, the yard000300
Ditto, three quarters broad, the yard000400
Scum Ciprus, the yard000100
Damask ofGenoa, the yard001200
Florence the yard001200
Luca, the yard000900
China, the yard000400
Skin calledBuck-skinsin the Hair, the skin000206
drest, the skin000500
Calf-skinsof Ireland raw, the dozen000608
of Ireland, tanned, the dozen001500
Dog-fish skin, for Fletchers, the skin000006
Elke skins, the skin011000
Fox skins drest, the dozen010500
Gold skin, the skin000006
Goat-skinsof Barbary or the EastCountrey in the Hair, the dozen skins001500
Tanned, the dozen020000
Husse-skins for Fletchers, the skin000006
Kids-skinsin the Hair, the hundred containing five score010000
drest, the hundred containing five score020000
Lamb-skins in the Wool, the hundred containing an hundred and twenty010500
Portugal skins, the dozen020000
Seal skins, the skin000100
Shamway skins, the dozen011000
Sheep skins in the Wool, the skin000009
Sheep skins blue of France, the dozen020000
Rabbet and Coney skins of all sorts, the hundred skins, containing five score011000
Squirrel skins, the thousand050000
Spanish, Sevil, or Cordovant skins, the dozen050000
Spruce skins tawed, the dozen020000
Slude, the pound000200
Smalts, the pound000106
Snouting, alias Snait, or drest Towe, the twelve pound000500
Spars, the middle, the hundred containing six score030000
Spars small, the hundred containing six score010000
Spangles of Copper, the thousand000100
Spectacles without Cases, the groce containing twelve dozen001800
Steel calledSteel Wisp or Long, per Fagot, or per hundred weight containing an hundred and twelve pound020000
Gad Steel, the half Barrel240000
Stockings of Wadmel, the pair000106
Stones calledCane stones, the Tun001000
Dog-stones, the Last, containing three pair to the Last400000
Mil-stones, the Last containing three pair400000
Mil-stones, the pair150000
Quern-stones small, the Last020000
Quern-stones large, the Last120000
Slick-stones, the dozen000200
Stuffs of France, all sorts, mixed with Silk, Hair, or Worstead, the yard000400
Succades from the English Plantations, the pound000100
All other Succades, the pound000300
T
Tallow, the hundred weight containing an hundred and twelve pound010000
Tapistrywith Hair, the Flemish Ell000300
with Caddas, the Flemish Ell000600
with Silk, the Flemish Ell001000
with Wool, the Flemish Ell000300
Tarras, the Barrel000500
Tar, small and great Band, the Last containing twelve Barrels040000
Tazels, the thousand000300
Thread calledBlack and Brown Thread, the dozen pound010000
Lions or Paris thread, the Bolt000300
Outnal Thread, the dozen pound030000
Sisters Thread, the pound001500
Whited Brown, the dozen pound011600
Thrums ofLinnen or Fustian, the pound000006
Woollen, the pound000100
Tikes called Brizel Tikes, and counterfeit Brizel, the Tike or Turnel-tick011000
Timber, the load containing fifty foot011000
Tiles called Pantiles, the thousand021000
Tinglass, the hundred weight containing a hundred and twelve pound100000
Tinshore, the groce containing twelve dozen000600
Tow, the hundred weight containing a hundred and twelve pound010000
TreacleFlanders Treacle, the Barrel040000
of Jeane, the pound000010
Trees, the tree000006
Trumpets for Children, the groce000800
Twine of Hamborough, the hundred weight containing a hundred and twelve pound021000
Twist for Bandstrings, the dozen knots000500
V
Verditer, the hundred weight containing a hundred and twelve pound010500
Verders of Tapistry, containing eight or ten Els a piece, with hair, the Flemish Ell000200
W
Wadmol, the yard000009
Wainscots, the piece001000
WaxThe hundred weight containing a hundred and twelve pound051000
called Hard Wax, the pound000204
Whale Fins, the Fin000306
Whetstones, the hundred stones containing five score001500
Woad, the hundred containing a hundred and twelve pound000800
Whale-bone, the Tun50000
Wood calledBox-wood, the Tun000800
Brazeil, or Farnambuck, the hundred weight containing a hundred and twelve pound010000
Brazeletto or Jamaica-wood, the hundred weight containing a hundred and twelve pound001400
Log-wood, the hundred weight containing a hundred and twelve pound031000
Speckled-wood, the hundred weight containing a hundred and twelve pound010000
Touch-wood, the pound000200
Fustick, the hundred containing a hundred and twelve pound000800
Wool calledBever-wool, the pound010500
Cotton-wool of English Plantation, the pound000004
Cotton-wool Foreign, the pound000006
Wire calledIron-wire, the hundred weight containing a hundred and twelve pound021000
Latten-wire, the hundred weight containing a hundred and twelve pound060000
Virginal and Cithern Wire, the pound000400
Wine-lees, the Tun050000
Y
Yarn calledCable Yarn, the hundred weight contain-ing a hundred and twelve pound011000
Camel or Mohair-yarn, the pound, containing sixteen Ounces000300
Cotten-yarn, the pound000200
Yarn calledGrograin-yarn, the small pound, containing sixteen Ounces000300
Cotten-yarn, of Turky, the pound000108
Spruce or Muscovia-yarn, the hundred weight, containing a hundred and twelve twelve pound021304

All other Goods imported, not herein mentioned, to pay Excise, according to the true value, viz. twelve pence in every twenty shillings, as they are valued to pay Customes.