19 U.S. Code § 391 - Ascertainment of duties on grain

§ 391.
Ascertainment of duties on grain

For the purpose of estimating the duties on importations of grain, the number of bushels shall be ascertained by weight, instead of by measuring; and sixty pounds of wheat, fifty-six pounds of corn, fifty-six pounds of rye, forty-eight pounds of barley, thirty-two pounds of oats, sixty pounds of peas, and forty-two pounds of buckwheat, avoirdupois weight, shall respectively be estimated as a bushel.

(R.S. § 2919.)

R.S. § 2919 derived from act July 18, 1866, ch. 201, § 38, 14 Stat. 187.


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