Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1911 - United States
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
 

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Page 59 - Newfoundland into this country during the year 1907; whilst, according to the statistics published by the Bureau of Statistics of the Department of Commerce...
Page 122 - DISTRIBUTION, BY PRODUCING STATES AND TERRITORIES, OF THE PRODUCT OF GOLD AND SILVER IN THE UNITED STATES FOR THE CALENDAR YEAR, 1905.
Page 215 - 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.
Page 501 - ... shafts and by drilling. The ore deposits occur in the Galena dolomite and in the upper part of the Platteville limestone, both of Ordovician age. The ores are galena, smithsonite, and sphalerite, though the two latter are much less common now than formerly, when the deposits worked were mostly shallow and above water level. In early years the galena ores only were mined and the ore was taken from shallow pockets in quantities ranging from a few tons to several thousand.
Page 599 - ... foreign countries to the United States furnished by consuls, and the annual report laid before Congress entitled "Commercial Relations of the United States." Prior to July 1, 1903, these reports were published by the Bureau of Foreign Commerce of the Department of State. This duty was transferred to the Bureau of Statistics of the Department of Commerce and Labor by the act of February 14, 1903, creating that Department. STEAMBOAT-INSPECTION SERVICE. The Steamboat-Inspection Service is charged...
Page 195 - ... bonded warehouses or otherwise. On the arrival of the ores at such establishments they shall be sampled according to commercial methods under the supervision of Government officers, who shall be stationed at such establishments, and who shall submit the samples thus obtained to a Government assayer, designated by the Secretary of the Treasury, who shall make a proper assay of the sample, and report the result to the proper...
Page 191 - ... which are expressed in the same terms as those in which they were imported. The lead imported for consumption may be actually used in this country, or it may be manufactured into articles which are exported, in which case the manufacturer is entitled to the benefit of a drawback of 99 per cent of the duties paid. In the table below, showing foreign...
Page 503 - The lead and zinc deposits of Iowa extend along Mississippi River for nearly 80 miles in Dubuque, Clayton, and Allamakee counties. They are found in the Galena dolomite, of Ordovician age. In early days the Dubuque mines were the most important source of lead in the United States, and in later years the mines, especially those in the vicinity of Durango, yielded considerable quantities of zinc carbonate ore.
Page 195 - ... merchandise to properly equipped sampling or smelting establishments, whether designated as bonded warehouses or otherwise. On the arrival of the ores at such establishments they shall be sampled according to commercial methods under the supervision of Government officers, who shall be stationed at such...
Page 556 - IMPORTS AND EXPORTS. • According to returns from the Bureau of Statistics, of the Department of Commerce and Labor, the imports of quicksilver into the United States in 1909 remained at practically the insignificant figures of 1908.

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