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Duty.

Francs. Cents. Wines, French and Rhenish, imported from Holland in casks, hect.

0 50 in bottles, hect.

2 0 from France by water or land, in casks, hect.

0 50 in bottles, hect.

2 0 by sea, in Belgian or French vessels, in casks, hect.: 0 45 in bottles, hect.

1 80 in foreign vessels in casks, hect.

0 50 in bottles, hect.

2 0 Wood, of all sorts, with the bark, or not sawn proper for

ship or domestic building, by sea direct, in Belgian vessels, tonneau de mer

2 0 in vessels of the country of export, tooneau de mer. 4 0 in other foreign vessels, tonneau de mer

4 0 the same imported otherwise, tonneau de mer

5 0 oak with the bark, or unsawn for ship building, tonneau de mer

0 90 sawn or hewn beams, also staves for casks, of more than 5 centimetres of thickness, by sea in Belgian vessels, tonneau de mer .

9 0 in vessels of the country of export, tonneau de mer 11 0 in other foreign vessels, tonneau de mer

11 0 otherwise, tonneau de mer

12 0 of 5 centimetres and less thickness, in Belgian vessels, touneau de mer

13 50 in the vessels of the country of export, tonneau de mer 16 50 in other foreign vessels, tonneau de mer

16 50 otherwise, tonneau de mer

18 0 Wool, in general of every sort, without distinction of origin

Free. combed or dyed, 100 kilog.! .

0 Woollen stuffs, India shawls, Cashmeres, and Thibets, 100 fr. 16 50

cloth, cashmere, and other similar stuffs in which wool predominates, 100 kilog.

275 0 yarn raw, and not twisted, 100 kilog.

110 0 cleansed or bleached, 100 kilog..

132 0 twisted or dyed, 100 kilog.

154 0 manufactures, of wool or hair, pure or mixed, coatings, bearskin, duffel, linsey-wolsey, friezes, kerseys, baizes, blankets, and other heavy and thick stuffs of the same sort, 100 kilog..

176 0 French, 100 kilog.

120 0 all other stuffs in wool or hair, pure or mixed, bleached or not, 100 kilog.

275

0 dyed, 100 kilog

0 printed, 100 kilog.

412 50 EXPORTS. Cattle

Free. Cloths, hempen, linen, and tick bed furniture, 100 kilog.

0 for dress, unbleached, 100 kilog.

0 5 other sorts, 100 kilog.

0 5 cambric, kilog.

0 40 Cloth, Cashmere and similar tissues, in which wool predominates, 100 kilog.

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Francs. Cents. Cloth, coatings, bearskin, &c., and other heavy and thick materials

0 10 all other stuffs of wool or hair

, pure or mixed, raw or bleached, 100 kilog.

0 10 dyed, 100 kilog:

0 10 printed, 100 kilog.

0 10 Glass, common bottles, 100 pieces

0 10 containing 7 litres or more, each

0 2 green, hollow glass vessels 100 fr. white, hollow glass vessels, 100 fr.

0 5 flint glass, in tables or raw masses, 100 fr.

1 0 mirror glass, polished or not, 100 fr.

0 5 window glass, 100 kilog.

0 5 crystal, not pressed, polished, figured, gilt, or painted, 100 kilog.

0 5 mounted with metal, ioo fr.:

0 or China, broken or refuse

Prohibited. Iron, old, consisting of old nails, plates, implements and scrap iron, 100 kilog.

0 5 any other sorts, 100 kilog.

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Prohibited. cast in bars, purified or dust, 1,000 kilog. .

0 1 cast, wronght in chimney plates, stoves, weights, &c., bars, stoves forged, anchors cast or forged, wrought in kettles, plates, anvils and vices, wire, nails, 100 kilog. . 0 1 Machines, in iron, for factories and manufactures, steam machines, not including boilers, 100 kilog.

0 5 - boilers, in beaten and cast iron, 100 kilog.

1 of which iron forms the principal part, 100 kilog. 0 5

of which iron forms only an accessory part, 100 fr.

0 5 others, as works of the materials from which they are made, 100 fr.

0 Oils of spices, 100 fr.

0 50 beech, mast, clove, poppy, and other edible oils

, also seed oils, hect.

0 olive, hect.

0 10 palm and cocoa, kilog.

010 train oil, whale, seal, also spermaceti, hect.

0 10 cod liver, hect.

0 5 turpentine, hect.

0 Rape, when the price is 17 fr. and above, hect.

Prohibited. all other prices, as also oats, buckwheat, malt, 1,000 kilog.

0 25 Seeds, canary, hect.

0 21 aniseed, green, 100 kilog.

0 64 wood or forest, 100 fr. onion and other garden seeds, 100 kilog.

0 64 mustard, hect.

0 21 colza, hempseed, linseed, sesame and other oleagenous seeds, last of 30 hect.

12 0 clover, last

12 72 linseed of Riga for sowing, last of 24 bards

5 0 flax, raw and waste, 100 kilog.

0 64 heckled, 100 kilog.

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Francs. Cents. Sugar, refined, 100 kilog.

0 11 Skins, lamb, badger, roe, goat, stag, dog, elk and calf

, dressed, 100 kilog.

0 64 not dressed, 100 kilog.

12 0 hare and beaver, not dressed, 100 kilog.

12 0 dressed, 100 kilog.

0 64 kid, not dressed, 100 kilog.

50 dressed, 100 kilog.

150 0 rabbit, not dressed, 100 kilog.

50 0 dressed, 100 kilog.

150

0 sheep, undressed, 100 kilog.

12 0 dressed, 100 kilog.

0 64 musk rat, beaver, undressed, 100 kilog.

12 0 dressed, 100 kilog.

0 64 Wheat, when the price is 24 fr. or higher, hect.

Prohibited. at any other price, 1,000 kilog.

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ARTICLES DUTY FREE.
ART. I. The provisions of the Royal Decree of August 28, 1853, are approved.

The following articles are admitted duty free until July 31, 1854.
Barley.

Malt.
Biscuit.

Meslin.
Bran,

Oats.
Bread.

Oxen.
Buckwheat.

Peas.
Bulls.

Pigs.
Flour and meal of all kinds. Pearl barley.
Calves.

Rice,
Cows.

Rye.
Gingerbread.

Semolina.
Groats.

Sheep.
Heifers.

Smoked hams.
Horse beans.

Spelt, cleaned and uncleaned.
Indian corn.

Starch (fécules).
Kidney beans.

Steers.
Lambs.

Vermicelli.
Lentils.

Vetches.
Macaroni.

Wheat.

The following articles may also be imported free until December 31, 1854:Bacon, and all kinds of meat not enumerated in the Tariff.

The provisions of paragraph 2 are applicable to every vessel, Belgian or foreign, whose clearance papers shall prove that her cargo of grain, or other provisions comprised in the above paragraph, was completed, and that she sailed from a foreign port, before July 31, 1854.

Art. II. The provisions of the Royal Decree of October 13, 1853, are approved.

EXPORT PROHIBITED. The exportation of the following articles is prohibited until July 31, 1854:Beans (kidney).

Peas.

1 Lentils.

Potatoes, and potato starch.

Art. III. If circumstances permit, the Government has power, before July 31, 1854, to rescind Art. II.

Art. IV. The present law shall come into operation on the day after its publication. Given at Laeken, December 31, 1853.

LEOPOLD.

POTATOES AND DRY VEGETABLES. By Royal ordinance, October, 1853, the exportation of potatoes and dry vegetables is prohibited from October 15, 1853.

THREAD. Some thread, made at Hainault and Brabant, has actually been spun by hand of so exquisite a texture as to be sold at the rate of 10,000 francs, or upwards of 4001. for a single pound weight.-Cor.

COTTON TISSUES IN BOND. By Royal edict, October 10, 1853, the temporary withdrawal from bond in Belgium, is allowed under certain conditions prescribed by the finance department, of cotton tissues destined to be bleached, dressed, printed, or dyed in that country.

MONEYS.

The money of Belgium, as also the value, is the same as in France.

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GOLD.

25 franc piece
40
20
10

COURSE OF EXCHANGE. £ d. 0 19 10 London, short, 25 francs for £1 sterling. 1 11 10 Paris, short, 18. 8d. per cent. premium. 0 15 11 Cologne, 370 francs for 100 thalers Pr. 0 7 111 Hamburg, 190 francs for 100 marks B.

Frankfort O.M. 212 francs for 100 florins

in 241 i. Fuss. 0 3 11 Vienna, 258 francs for 100 florins conven0 1 113 tion M. 0 0 9 0 0 4

No days of grace. 0 0 13

SILVER 5 franc piece 21 1 } 20 centimes

BANK NOTES.

The Bank of Belgium issues notes of a 1,000, 500, 100, and 20 francs, which are equally current with gold and silver.

ADAM SPIELMANN & Co.

WEIGHTS AND YEASURES.

See NETHERLANDS, p. 262.

AUSTRIA.

LONDON, &c.
AMBASSADOR AND MINISTER PLENIPOTENTIARY.

COUNT COLLOREDO DE WALLSEE.

FIRST SECRETARY LEGATION-COUNT KAROLYI.
SECOND

COUNT TRAUTTMANNSDORF.
ATTACHE COUNT BATTHYANY.

Legation, Chandos House, 7, Chandos Place.

CONSUL GENERAL.
BARON LIONEL NATHAN DE ROTHSCHILD.

CHIEF CHANCELLOR TO THE CONSULATE GENERAL.

BARON CATTANEI DI MOMO.

CHANCELLOR TO THE CONSULATE GENERAL.

E. W. A. TUSON, Esq.,

VICE CHANCELLOR.
CHARLES BOLTON, Eso.,
Office, 29, St. Swithin's Lane.

DEPUTY-CONSUL.
Liverpool-Aug. H. Lemonius,

Cork & Queenstown—-Capt. Gogold de Leesthall.

VICE-CONSULS.
HullThomas Thomson.
Manchester-Aug. S. Sichel..

CONSULAR AGENTS. Belfast—John Praeger.

Penzance-Richard Pierce. Cardif & Newport-G. N. Stonehouse. Plymouth——Thomas W. Fox. Dublin-Thomas Snow.

Portsmouth & Southampton-L. A. Falmouth-Alfred Tox.

Van den Bergh.
Glasgow & Clyde Ports—R. Henderson. Ramsgate-Edward Hodges.
Gloucester-John Jones.

Swansea-Hartwell Morice.
Guernsey-Albert Carey.

Waterford & New Ross - Josiah Wil. Limerick-M. R. Ryan.

liams. Milford-W. W. Harris.

Great Yarmouth & Lowestoft_Matthew North-ShieldsH. A. Brightman. Butcher.

PASSPORTS. Passports can only be obtained at the Embassy in London, between 12 and 2 o'clock, and are only granted to Austrian subjects.

WAR WITH RUSSIA.
As to ENGLAND, see p. 177.
As to FRANCE, see hereafter under that title.
As to OTHER PLACEs, see the names of the several kingdoms, &c.

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