[from History of IoM, 1900]

CHAPTER II

SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC HISTORY, (1660—1765)

APPENDIX B.

CUSTOMS DUTIES ON IMPORTS.

 

1577.

1677.

1692.

 

 

Natives.

Strangers.

Natives.

Strangers.

Ale and beer, per barrel

1½d. & 2d.

4d.

6d.

2s. 6d.

2s. 6d.

Butter, per barrel

1d. per cwt.

6d.

6d.

1ls.

1s.

Beef, per carcase

2d.

6d.

1s.

6d.

7d.

Brandy, per hogs-head

5 per cent.
ad valoren

1s.

1s.

5s.

5s.

Wine, per tunn

1s.

1s.

1s.

5s.

10s.

 

 

 

 

2d.

4d.

Wheat and barley, per boll . .

1d.

2d.

4d.

2s. 6d. *

5s. +

 

 

 

 

1d.

2d

Oats, per boll .

1d.

½d

1d

1s 3d

2s. 6d **

Coals, per cartload

4½d. per tunn

1s

1s

2d.

2d.

Horses, each.

6d.

1s.

1s.

1s.

1s

Cattle, each

1s.

1s.

1s.

.l s

2s

Linen cloth(Irish), per 100 yards

6d. per doz.yards

6d.

6d.

6d.

6d

Hops, per cwt.

6d.

6d.

6d.

6d.

6d.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leather, per dicker.

10d

1s.

1s.

2d.

4d.

Pitch, per cwt.

1½d

3d.

3d.

3d.

3d.

Salt, per tunn

1s.

1s.

1s.

1s

1s

Sugar, per cwt.(loaf)

 

1s. 3d.

1s. 3d.

1s. 3d.

1s. 3d.

Sugar, per cwt.(white powder)

 

8d.

8d.

8d.

8d.

Sugar, per cwt.(brown)

 

4d.

4d.

4d.

4d.

Iron, per tunn

1s

38. 4d.

3s. 4d.

3s. 4d.

3s. 4d.

Timber, per tunn

8d.

8d.

8d

1s.

1s

Tar, per cwt.....

1½d. per barrel

3d.

3d.

3d.

3d.

Tobacco, per lb. -

½d.

½d.

½d.

½d.

½d

CUSTOMS DUTIES ON EXPORTS.

Ale and beer, per barrel

1½d. & 2d.

6d.

6d.

4d.

6d.

Beef, per carcase.

8d.

12d.

12d.

8d.

12d.

 

 

 

 

2d .

4d

Wheat and barley,per boll . .

1d.

2d.

4d.

2s. 6d.

5s.**

Oats, per boll

     

1d.

2d

 

1½d. & 2d.

1½dd.

2d.

1s. 3d.

2s. 6d.++

Fish (dry), per doz.

6d. per 100.

6d.

6d.

6d.

6d.

Herrings, per barrel -

-

1½d.

1½d.

½d.

2d.

per maze

1d.

1d.

1d.

½d.

1d.

Geese, per dozen

3d.

6d.

6d.

6d.

6d.

Hens, per dozen ..

2d.

2d.

2d.

2d.

2d.

Honey, per gallon

1d.

ld.

1d.

1s.

1s.

Leather, per dicker

6d.

4d.

4d.

2s.

4s.

Hides, per dicker..

3d.

6d.

6d.

10d.

1s. 8d.

Tallow, per cwt. .

6d.

8d.

8d.

6d.

8d.

Wool, per stone (21 lbs.).

2d.

4d.

4d.

2d.

4d.

Silver, per lb.

2½d.

2½. per cent.

2½ per cent.

Cattle, each .

1s.

is.

1s.

1s.

2s.

Horses, each.

6d.

1s.

1s.

1s.

1s.

Swine, per doz.

4d.

6d.

1s.

2s.

2s.

Lambs and kids, per 100

4d.

6d.

6d.

6d.

6d.

Ditto, skins, per100

6d.

1s.

1s.

1s.

1s.

* From 1721 to 1728 the customs duties were let.
+See note under exports.
** When under 10s. a bol 2d. and 4d.; wben above 10s., 2s. 6d. and 5s.
++ When under 6s. a boll 1d. and 2d.; when above 6s., 1s. 3d. and 2s.

 


 

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