A Collection of 23 Victorian Parliamentary Papers relating to Customs Duties at the Victorian Border
33cm x 22cm. 23, 8, 8, 40, 4, 6, 3, xii, 30, 3, 10, 15, 2, 8, 7, 7, 5, 14, 3, 2, 3, 14, 8, 12 pages. Quarter bonded leather, gilt lettering.
A collection of Victorian parliamentary papers being correspondence, reports, and tables relating to customs, duties, tariffs, free trade, etc., at the Victorian border between 1854 and 1878, largely between Victoria/New South Wales and Victoria/South Australia, but also to Tasmania, New Zealand, and beyond, bound together in one volume. Full list of titles: 1. 1854 Correspondence Respecting Collection of Duties on the River Murray (23 pages); 2. 1859-60 Customs Duties, River Murray. Correspondence relative to the notice dated 23rd May, 1860, and issued by the Government of New South Wales, intimating that the various customs laws in that Colony would be enforced upon the River Murray (8 pages); 3. 1864-5 Border Customs Duties. Further Correspondence between New South Wales and Victoria, together with Minutes of Proceedings of a Conference recently held in Sydney, at the Invitation of the Government of New South Wales (8 pages); 4. 1864-5 Border Customs Duties. Further Papers on the Subject of Border Customs Duties: I. Correspondence between the Governments of New South Wales and Victoria, II. Departmental Correspondence (40 pages); 5. 1886 Customs Duties. A Return of all Moneys for or in respect of New Customs Duties imposed by the Resolution passed by this house in January, 1865; and showing the Names of the several Persons or Firms from whom such Moneys have been received, and the total amount paid by each respectively, from 1st September to 17th November, 1865, inclusive (4 pages); 6. 1866 Customs Duties. Alphabetical List of the Amount of Duties paid by Deposits from the 13th March to the 11th October, 1865, both inclusive, in substitution of Return laid on the Table, 22nd February last (6 pages); 7. 1867 Border Customs Duties. Memorandum of Agreement between the Colonies of New South Wales and Victoria, made and entered into at Melbourne, on the twelfth day of January, A.D. 1867 (3 pages); 8. 1867 Uncollected Customs Duties. Report of The Royal Commission to inquire into and report upon the subject of certain duties proposed to be remitted or reduced by the tariff resolutions of the Legislative Assembly of the 15th day of February, 1865, and which then remained uncollected; together with the Minutes of Evidence and Appendices (xii, 30 pages); 9. 1871 Intercolonial Tarrifs (3 pages); 10. 1872 Border Customs Duties: Further Papers Relating to. (10 pages); 11. 1872. Intercolonial Tarrifs (15 pages); 12. 1872 Intercolonial Free Trade. Copy of a Memorandum prepared by the Ministry in reply to the Secretary of State’s Despatch of 19th April 1872, and transmitted to the Earl of Kimberley by His Excellency the Governor by the Mail of the 14th August (2 pages); 13. 1872. Border Customs Duties. Further Correspondence (8 pages); 14. 1872. Border Customs Duties. Further Correspondence (7 pages); 15. 1872. Border Customs Duties. Copy Further Correspondence, Viz. During Period from 10 June to 4th July, inclusive (7 pages); 16. 1872. Intercolonial Tariffs. Correspondence. (5 pages); 17. 1873. Border Customs. Correspondence Subsequent to the Meeting of the Conference in Sydney, 1873. (14 pages); 18. 1873. Border Customs. Further Correspondence (3 pages); 19. 1873. Border Customs Duties. Convention Made and Entered into Between the Colonies of New South Wales and Victoria (2 pages); 20. 1873. Intercolonial Tariffs. Correspondence subsequent to the Meeting of the Conference in Sydney, 1873 (3 pages); 21. 1874. Border Customs. Further Correspondence (14 pages); 22. 1877-8. Breaches of Customs Law. A Return showing the names of individuals, or firms, who have been charged with offending against the Customs laws or regulations during the period from 22nd June 1873 to 31st July 1877, the nature of the offence, and the decision of the Commissioner in each case. (8 pages); 23. 1877-8 Border Customs Duties. Correspondence Relating to Customs Duties on the Borders of New South Wales and Victoria (12 pages).
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