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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Spooner, Alden Jeremiah 1810-1881 (search)
Spooner, Alden Jeremiah 1810-1881 Historian; born in Sag Harbor, N. Y., Feb. 2, 1810; was admitted to the bar and practised law in Brooklyn. In 1863 he founded the Long Island Historical Society. He edited with notes and memoirs Gabriel Furman's Notes, Geographical and Historical, relating to the town of Brooklyn; and Silas Wood's sketch of the first settlement of the several towns on long Island. He died in Hempstead, L. I., Aug. 2, 1881.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Tariff legislation. (search)
ee15 per cent. Coal, anthraciteFree67 per ton. Corks 15 per lb15 per lb.; 25 per lb. Feathers and downs, crude: Ostrich10 per cent.15 per cent. All other 10 per cent.15 per cent. Feathers and downs for bedsFree15 per cent. Haircloth, known as crinoline cloth8 per sq. yd10 per sq. yd. Jewelry 50 per cent60 per cent. Precious stones and imitations of, set, not specially provided for25 per cent.60 per cent. Pearls, set25 per cent.60 per cent. Hides of cattle, raw or uncured, etc.Free15 per cent. Leather: Band or belting10 per cent.20 per cent. All leather, not specially provided for10 per cent.20 per cent. Coral, manufactures of25 per cent50 per cent. Spar, manufactures of25 per cent50 per cent. Musical instruments and parts of: Metal, chief value45 per cent45 per cent. Wood, chief value35 per cent45 per cent. Umbrellas, etc., covered with other material than silk, wool, etc.45 per cent 50 per cent. Sticks for umbrellas, parasols, or sunshades35 per cent.40 per cent.