Drew v. Grinnell
115 U.S. 477 (1885)

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Drew v. Grinnell, 115 U.S. 477 (1885)

Drew v. Grinnell

Submitted November 2, 1885

Decided November 23, 1885

115 U.S. 477

Syllabus

Under § 8 of the Act of June 30, 1864, c. 171, 13 Stat. 210, imposing a duty of 60 percent on "silk laces," and a duty of 50 percent on "all manufactures of silk, or of which silk is the component material of chief value, not otherwise provided for," an article of silk and cotton, bought and sold as "spotted or dotted net," but which was a lace in which silk was the component material of chief value, was a "silk lace," and subject to a duty of 60 percent.

The facts which make the case are stated in the opinion of the Court.

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