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SPIRITS: For every gallon Preferential rates

Full rates computed at proof of : In cask In bottle In cask In bottle £ S. d. € 8. d. £ S.

d. £ s.

d. Brandy or rum

2 10 4 2 11 4 2 12 10 2 13 10 Imitation rum or geneva

2 10 5 2 11 5 1 12 11 2 13 11 Unsweetened spirits, other 2 10 5 2 10 5 2 12 11 2 12 11 Perfumed spirits, gallon 4 0 2 4 1 2 4 4 2 4 5 2 For every gallon of liqueurs cordials, mixtures and other preparation in bottle entered in such manner as to indicate that the strength is pot to be tested :

3 8 10

3 12 2 For every gallon computed at proof of spirits of any description not heretofore mentioned, including naphtha and methylic alcohol purified so as to be potable, and mixtures and preparations containing spirit:

2 10 5 2 11 5 2 12 11 2 13 11 (Finance Act of 1919).

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APPENDIX VII.

Mr. P. J. du Toit, the Under Secretary for Agriculture for the Union of South Africa, in his book, “The Farmer in South Africa," gives the following list of articles all or part of which are producible in South Africa. (1).

i. The following imports into South Africa in 1916, with the exception, probably, of part of the feathers, wood and timber, are all capable of production in South Africa by farmers :

Pounds Sterling.
Animals, living

75,941
Feathers

3,971 Fodder and forage

3,575 Cheese

96,170 Butter

18,517 Chicory and substitutes for

41.779 Coffee

539,306 Honey

2 Corn, grain, pulse and meal

1,739,502 Eggs

13,195 Meat

231,523

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Pounds Sterling.

116,300
66.643
87,667
291,882

4,488
62,863
79,181
19,962
183,865

2,144 35,867

132 69,414 134,028 1,002,254

...

Total 4,920,171

ii. The following articles imported into South Africa in 1916, and wholly or partly required by farmers, could probably all, or nearly all, be manufactured from raw materials obtainable in the country :

Bacteriological products
Rattans, etc.
Binding twine and harvest yarn
Brushware
Candles
Cement
Cotton manufactures
Earthenware and chinaware
Aerated waters
Ale, beer and stout
Baking powder
Biscuits
Butter substitutes
Cider
Condiments
Confectionary
Dripping of fats for food
Farinaceous preparations
Fruits, bottled; cordials, etc.
Milk, condensed
Lard and substitutes
Oil, salad

3,686 13,713 21.215 65,721

2,214

46,743 5,354,687 195,642

4,785 32,634 49.969 34,352 72,054

1,240 29,177 314,195

19,143 101,902

28,711 339,000 55,462 84,637

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Pounds Sterling.
Pickles and sauces

50,963
Salt

15.702 Vegetables, tinned

30,176 Vinegar

13.894 Glass

339,295 Hardware and cutlery

1.395,519 Implements, agricultural

446,618 Iron and steel manufactures

(except machinery 1,233,065 Lead

49,958 Leather and leather goods

1,709,041 Lime

1,956 Matches

1,855 Paper

745,730 Sheep and cattle dip

82,650 Soap

94,798 Tar, etc.

33,674 Tin and tinware

71,958 Vehicles

1,125.885 Woollen manufactures

954,067

...

Total 15,267,686

And in addition a portion of the following:- Chemicals, extracts and essences for food and flavouring, furniture, haberdashery, hats and caps, manures and fertilizers, machinery, representing together an import value of 5,570,559 pounds sterling

BIBLIOGRAPHY.

I. .Primary Sources:

1. Annals of Natal (1495 — 1845), by John Bird. [P. Davis & Sons, Pietermaritzburg, 1888].

2. Annual Reports to the Board of Trade by His Majesty's Senior Trade Commissioner in the Union of South Africa on the Trade of South Africa.

3. Annual Statement of Trade and Shipping of the Union of South Africa.

4. British and Foreign State Papers.

5. British Parliamentary Papers — Colonial Reports, Returns of Colonial Tariffs, etc.

6. Colonial Office List (1919).

7. Dominions Royal Commission [Cd. 8642, 7505, 7706 and 7707].

8. Eybers' Select Constitutional Documents relating to South African History).

9. Final Report of the (British] Committee on Commercial and Industrial Policy After the War. [Cd. 9035].

10. Laws of the Union of South Africa.
11. Locale Wetten der Zuid-Afrikaanse Republiek.
12. Official Handbook of Natal.

13. Official Year-Books of the Union of South Africa, 1910— 1917; 1910— 1918; 1910 - 1919, and 1910 - 1921.

14. Ordinances of the Orange River Colony.
15. Quarterly Abstract of Union Statistics (No. 4).

16. Records of the Cape of Good Hope. Compiled by Dr. Geo. McCall Theal.

17. Report of the Acting Controller of the Customs for the Year Ended March 31st., 1904, (For Southern Rhodesia).

18. Tariffs and Trade of the British Empire. Select Documentary Material compiled by Sir Rawson W. Rawson.

19. The South Africa Act, 1909.

II. Secondary Sources.

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1. A Life Time in South Africa, by Sir John Robinson. (Smith, Elder end Co., London, 1900).

2. Annual Reports of the Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce.

3. An Account of the Cape of Good Hope, by Captain Robert Percival (1804 edition — Baldwin, London).

4. Cape of Good Hope Almanacs.

5. Cecil Rhodes by Howard Hensman. (Blackwood & Sons, London, 1901).

6. History and Ethnography of South Africa before 1795. Dr. Geo. McCall Theal.

7. History of South Africa. Dr. Geo. McCall Theal. (5 volumes).

8. History of Our Own Times in South Africa, by A. Wilmot. (J. C. Juta, and Co., London, 1897 — 1899).

9. Kaleidoscopic Transvaal, by Carl Jeppe. (London, 1906).

10. Memoirs of Paul Kruger as told by Himself. (Century Co., New York, 1902). .

11. Paul Kruger, by van Oordt.

12. Progress of South Africa in the Century, by Dr. Geo. McCall Theal. [Linscott Publishing Co., London, 1902].

13. Reconstruction in the New Colonies under Lord Milner, by W. F. Worsfold. Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., London, 1913).

14. Report on the Engineering Trades of South Africa, by Ben Morgan. (P. S. King and Son, London, 1900).

15. Report on the Soft Goods Trade in South Africa, by Whitten. (London, 1900).

16. South Africa Past and Present, by J. Noble. (London, 1877).

17. South Africa from the Great Trek to the Union, by F. R. Cana.

18. “South Africa,” a magazine published in London.

19. South African Trade, by T. Nicoll Jenkin. (London, 1906).

20. South Africa a Century Ago, by Lady Anne Barnard (Smith Elder and Co., London, 1901).

21. The Engineer in South Africa, by Stafford Ransome. (New York, 1903).

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