Ferguson v. ArthurAnnotate this Case
117 U.S. 482 (1886)
U.S. Supreme Court
Ferguson v. Arthur, 117 U.S. 482 (1886)
Ferguson v. Arthur
Argued March 24, 1886
Decided April 5, 1886
117 U.S. 482
Under § 2504, Schedule M. of the Revised Statutes (p. 480, 2d ed.), "Henry's Calcined Magnesia," imported in glass bottles, is liable to a duty of 50 percent ad valorem, as being a medicinal preparation recommended to the public as a proprietary medicine, and not to a duty of 12 cents per pound, as calcined magnesia, under the same section and schedule (p. 477).
The case is stated in the opinion of the Court.
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