Last Chance to Read
Your Account
Sign In  or  Sign Up
Basket
Your Basket
Your basket is empty
Payment methods accepted on LCTR website
 
 
You are here:   
 

The Seventh Report Fees, Gratuities, Perquisites Ireland

31/01/1809

Printer / Publisher:  
Volume Number:     Issue Number: 
No Pages: 1
The Seventh Report Fees, Gratuities, Perquisites Ireland page 1
 
Price for this document  
The Seventh Report Fees, Gratuities, Perquisites Ireland
Whole document: £1.00
Purchase Options
No options are required for this copy of The Seventh Report Fees, Gratuities, Perquisites Ireland

The Seventh Report Fees, Gratuities, Perquisites Ireland

Date of Article: 31/01/1809
Printer / Publisher:  
Address: 
Volume Number:     Issue Number: 
No Pages: 1
Sourced from Dealer? No
Additional information:

Full (unformatted) newspaper text

The following text is a digital copy of this issue in its entirety, but it may not be readable and does not contain any formatting. To view the original copy of this newspaper you can carry out some searches for text within it (to view snapshot images of the original edition) and you can then purchase a page or the whole document using the 'Purchase Options' box above.

N' 35.] ON FEES, GRATUITIES, & c.-( AuCtion Duty, & c.) » CT 77 turned, in order to promote a regular fermentation; an operation that is extremely opprcffive to the workmen, who often faint, owing to the fharpnefs of the fmell; Examinant is therefore of opinion, that it would' be impracticable for the Officers ( if the Law permitted) to weigh any large quantity of Tobacco in the fnuff- cafe. When Tobacco aft. r having remained in that ftate for a fufficient length of time is made into fnuff roll, and when the whole of the fnuff- cafe is exhaufted, the rolls are generally weighed, and the weight entered under the head of New Snuff- rolls, which, on the following day, are transferred and added to the old ftock. Exami- nant fometimes, but rarely, takes the weight of the rolls from the declaration of the Manufacturer. When the fnuff- rolls are to be fent to the Mill, he generally fees their, weighed our, and enters the weight in the ftock- book ; and when they are ground, weighs the fnuff, and enters the weight thereof in his ftock- book. He receives no notice for this purpofe, but takes the account in the courfe of his daily vifus. Mr. Foote, when he makes fnuff- roll, does not generally take the full allowance for water; but the other Manufacturers, fome of whom manufacture direCtiy from the cafe, as well as from the roll, ufually claim it. Examinant receives a falary of £ 40. per annum, fubjeCt to the ufual deduction for the Charity Fund. He receives from one Manufacturer a gratuity of one Guinea anil an half pier quarter, and from all the others but one Guinea each ; he receives for Permits the ufual fees; Mr. Foote allows for ? 11 Permit's; the other Manu- faCturers allow id. if under five pounds, and if above. The quarterly fees amount to about ^. 25. per annum, the Permit fees to about 12 Guineas a venr; Examinant does not, either direCtly or indirectly, receive or take any other fee or gra- tuity whatfoever. During the time that he has been in the Revenue, he has been employed in ail the various branches of the Excife, and in feveral important diftrCts; has thirteen or foui teen times aCted as Pro- furveyor, and fometimes in the molt txtenfive lurveys ; and has on many occafions received the approbation of his fupe- rior Officers, and in fome inftances that of the Boaid, communicated to him by the Collector; he cannot attribute his want of promotion to any omiffion or negleCt of the duties of his office, which he has endeavoured to perform with fidelity and attention. ' St. John O'Neill. J S. Rochfort, Fredk Geale, Robert Alexander, Charles Saxton. No. 35' The Examination of JEFFERY FOOT, Esq. taken on Oath, the 2d and 17th days of November lticy. This Examinant faith, That he is Proprietor of an extenfive Manufactory of Tobacco and Snuff. His trade in Snuff has very confiderably decreafed within 4 or 5 years laft paft; this he attributes to the increafed price confequent upon the rife of Duty. He conceives tfigj; the high Duty has tended to increafe fmuggling, and is ftrongiy inclined to think, that for 4 or 5 years laft paft, there has been a gradual decreafe of the Tobacco trade in Dublin. He thinks that many of the poorer Manufacturers are in the habic of doing more work than they Chew, and that many of them take out a Licence with a view to employ their Tables and Preffes in private manufacture. A Manufacturer muft work a certain quantity to be able to make a livelihood by the t. ade; and he thinks that a certain charge ( which fhould not be exceffive) might and ought to be impofed on every Table. He has heard that frauds have been lately praCtifed againft the Revenue, and the payment of the Excife Duty evaded by a fraudulent ufe of the licence fheet, but thinks that it would bear hard on many Manufacturers, if they were compelled to pay the Excife Duty before Tobacco could be removed from the King's ftores. ^ ^ J. S. Rochfort, Fredk Geale, Charles Saxton. 15- U
Document Search
 
Ask a Question
Name:
Email:
Tel:
Query: