This section is from the "A Complete Dictionary of Dry Goods" book, by George S. Cole. Also available from Amazon: A complete dictionary of dry goods and history of silk, cotton, linen, wool and other fibrous substances,: Including a full explanation of the modern processes ... together with various useful tables.
Calf skins tanned, dressed upper leather, including patent, japanned and enameled leather; chamois or other skins not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, 20 per cent ad valorem; bookbinders' calf skins, kangaroo, sheep and goat skins, including lamb and kid skins, dressed and finished, 20 per cent ad valorem; skins for morocco, tanned but unfinished, 10 per cent ad valorem; japanned calf skins, 30 per cent ad valorem; boots and shoes made of leather, 25 per cent ad valorem.
Gloves of all descriptions, composed wholly or in part of kid or other leather, shall pay at the rates fixed in connection with the following specific kinds thereof, 14 inches in extreme length when stretched to the full extent, being in each case hereby fixed as the standard, and 1 dozen pairs as the basis, namely: Ladies' and children's schmaschen of said length or under, $1.75 per dozen; ladies' and children's lamb of said length or under, $2.25 per dozen; ladies' and children's kid of said length or under, $3.25 per dozen; ladies' and children's suedes, of said length or under, 50 per cent ad valorem; all other ladies' and children's gloves and all men's leather gloves of said length or under, 50 per cent ad valorem; all leather gloves over 14 inches in length, 50 per cent, ad valorem, and in addition to the above rates there shall be paid on all men's gloves $1 per dozen; on all lined gloves $1 per dozen; on all pique or prick seam gloves, 50 cents per dozen; on all embroidered gloves with more than three single strands or cords, 50 cents per dozen pairs. Provided, That all gloves represented to be of a kind or grade below their actual kind or grade, shall pay an additional duty of $5 per dozen pairs. Provided further, That none of the arti-cles mentioned in this paragraph shall pay a less rate of duty than 50 per cent ad valorem.