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Done at Nanking, and signed and sealed by the Plenipotentiaries on board Her Britannick Majesty's ship "Cornwallis," this twenty-ninth day of August 1842; corresponding with the Chinese date, twenty-fourth day of the seventh month, ia the twenty-second year of Taoukwang.

(L.S.) HENRY POTTINGER,

Her M.'s Plenipotentiary.

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DECLARATION respecting TRANSIT
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[ Signed in the English and Chinese Languages.]

WHEREAS by the tenth Article of the Treaty between Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and His Majesty the Emperor of China, concluded and signed on board Her Britannick Majesty's ship "Cornwallis," at Nanking, on the 29th day of August 1842, corresponding with the Chinese date 24th day of the 7th month, in the 22d year of Taoukwang, it is stipulated and agreed, that His Majesty the Emperor of China shall establish at all the ports which, by the second Article of the said Treaty, are to be thrown open for the resort of British merchants, a fair and

regular Tariff' of export and import customs and othef dues; which Tariff' shall be publicly notified and promulgated .for general information; and 'further, that when British merchandize shall have once paid, at any of the said ports, the regulated customs and dues, agreeably to the Tariff to be hereafter fixed, such merchandize may be conveyed by Chinese merchants to any province or city in the interior of the empire of China, on paying a further amount of duty as transit duty;

And whereas the rate of transit duty to be so levied was not fixed by the said Treaty;

Now, therefore, the undersigned Plenipotentiaries of Her Britannick Majesty, and of His Majesty the Emperor of China, do hereby, on proceeding to the exchange of the Batifications of the said Treaty, agree and declare, that the further amount of duty to be so levied on British merchandize, as transit duty, shall not exceed the present rates, which are upon a moderate scale; and the Ratifications of the said Treaty are exchanged subject to the express declaration and stipulation herein contained.

In witness whereof, the respective Plenipotentiaries have signed the present Declaration, and have affixed thereto their respective seals.

Done at Hong-Kong, the 26th day of June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-three; corresponding with the Chinese date, Taoukwahg enty-third year, fifth month,and twenty-ninth day.

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TARIFF of DUTIES on the FOREIGN TRADE with CHINA.

Established in pursuance of Article X. of the Treaty.

EXPORTS.

1 Alum, . per 100 Catties

2 Aniseed, Star, per 100 Catties

Do. Oil of, per 100 Catties

3 Arsenic, . per 100 Catties

4 Bangles (or Glass Armlets),

per 100 Catties

5 Bamboo Screens and Bamboo

Ware of all kinds, per 100
Catties

6 Brass Leaf, per 100 Catties

7 Building Materials,

8 Bone and Horn Ware, per 100

Catties .

9 Camphor, . per 100 Catties

10 Canes of all kinds, per thousand

11 Capoor Cutchery, per 100 Catties

12 Cassia, . per 100 Catties

Do. Buds, -. per 100 Catties
Do. Oil . per 100 Catties

13 China Root, per 100 Catties

14 China Ware, all kinds, per 100

Catties

15 Clothes (ready made), per 100

Catties

16 Copper Ware, Pewter do., &c.

per 100 Catties

17 Corals (or false Coral), per 100

Catties

18 Crackers and Fire-works of all

kinds, per 100 Catties

19 Cubebs, per 100 Catties

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20 Fans (as Feather Fans, &c.),

per 100 Catties

21 Furniture of all kinds, per 100

Catties .

22 Galingal, per 100 Catties

23 Gamboge, per 100 Catties

24 Glass, and Glass Ware of all

kinds, per 100 Catties

25 Glass Beads, per 100 Catties

26 Glue (as Fish Glue, &c.), per 100

Catties

27 Grass Cloth (all kinds), per 100

Catties

28 Hartall, per 100 Catties

29 Ivory Ware, all kinds, per 100

Catties

30 Kittysols, or Paper Umbrellas,

per 100 Catties

31 Lacquered Ware, all kinds, per

100 Catties

32 Lead (White Lead), per 100

Catties

33 Lead (RedLead),per 100 Catties

34 Marble Slabs, per 100 Catties .

35 Mats (Straw, Rattan, Bamboo,

&c. &c.), per 100 Catties

36 Mother o' Pearl Ware, per 100

Catties

37 Musk, per Catty

38 Nankeen, and Cotton Cloth of

all kinds, per 100 Catties

39 Pictures, viz. large Paintings,

each

Rice Paper Pictures, per 100
Pictures

40 Paper Fans, per 100 Catties

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Silk Piece Goods, of all kinds,
as Silks, Satins, Pongees, Vel-
vets, Crapes, Lutestrings, &c.
&c. &c. per 100 Catties .12 0 0 0

N.B. The additional duty of so
much per piece, hitherto le-
vied, to be henceforth abo-
lished.

47 Silk and Cotton mixtures, Silk

and Woollen mixtures, and
goods of such classes, per 100
Catties . .3 0 0 0

48 Shoes and Boots, of Leather,

Satin, or otherwise, per 100

Catties . . .0 2 0 0

49 Sandal Wood Ware, per 100

Catties . .10 0 0

50 Soy, per 100 Catties. .0 4 0 0

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