Chew Hing Lung v. Wise
176 U.S. 156 (1900)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Chew Hing Lung v. Wise, 176 U.S. 156 (1900)

Chew Hing Lung v. Wise

No. 86

Argued December 11-12, 1899

Decided January 22, 1900

176 U.S. 156

Syllabus

Tapioca flour is not a preparation fit for use as starch, and under the Tariff Act of October 1, 1890, c. 1244, paragraph 720, is entitled to free entry.

The designation of an article, eo nomine, either for duty or as exempt from duty must prevail over words of a general description which might otherwise include the article specially designated.

The statement of the case will be found in the opinion of the Court.

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