Duties on Timber. Kappale teoksesta: A Description And History of Vegetable Substances, used in The Arts, and in Domestic Economy. (1830)
The Library of Entertaining Knowledge.
A Description And History of Vegetable Substances, used in The Arts, and in Domestic Economy.
Timber Trees: Fruits.
Illustrated with wood engravings.
London: Charles Knight, Pall Mall East.
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Vegetable Substances, Part I. Timber Trees. Duties on Timber.
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The following Table of the Duties paid upon foreign timber, in 1827, will point out the vast extent of the commerce of the United Kingdom in this article.
Balks and Ufers 1,096
Battens and Batten-ends 111,013
Clap and Pipe Boards 834
Deal ends 32,820
Masts and Spars 21,464
Fir-Logs, 8 inches square and upwards 575,452
OAK, ELM, ASH, TEAK. £
Knees for Ships (Oak) 1,262
Oak Plank 22,752
Oars (Ash) 1,222
Staves (Oak) 50,139
Oak Logs 30,102
Wainscot Logs 13,270
Unenumerated Timber 7,880
DYED AND HARD-WOODS.
Mahogany, Rose-wood, &c. £88,590
In 1827, the number of loads of timber exported from British America was 343,203 ; and from the Baltic, 173,382. Total loads imported, 516,585.
This quantity would load about 2000 ships, of the ordinary tonnage employed in the timber trade.
Total Amounts or Duties. £
Oak, &c. 135,977
Dye and Hartwoods 88,590