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RUPEE, comm. law. A denomination of money in Bengal. In the computation of ad valorem duties, it is valued at fifty-five and one half cents. Act of March 2, 1799, s. 61; 1 Story's L. U. S. 627. Vide Foreign coins.
     2. The rupee of British India as money of account at the custom-house, shall be deemed and taken to be of the value of forty-four and one half cents. Act of March 3, 1848.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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"For British firms, particularly SMEs, there is still some trepidation about trading with countries outside Europe, but we're here to help," Rupi said.
figure By RUPI MANGAT It's the last days of 2018 and we're en route, in search of things still not seen over the many years.
figure By RUPI MANGAT The forests of the Taita Hills are one of the most amazing places on earth.
figure By RUPI MANGAT Within minutes of driving past the fenced lands of the Maasai and Sekanani gate, we're in the great Mara.
In case you are joining us now from reading about birds in Rupi Mangat's column (Hey Rupi, been a while!) and you are wondering what I'm on about, I'm afraid I can't rehash the whole story because I already wrote about it a few weekends ago.
Rupi Nandra, TRIPAK project manager at the BCI, said: "We have already undertaken two trade missions to Pakistan and we will be leading another to Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad in April.
figure By RUPI MANGAT Rupi Mangat pays a visit to the remains of one of Kenya's most famous rhinos, and finds out more about how he was restored.
Rupi Nandra, TRIPAK project manager at BCCI, said: "This is an important event as it marks the start of a significant EU supported project aimed at developing trading links with Pakistan across European regions.
figure By RUPI MANGAT "We have everything here," says Moses Parmisa of The Wildlife Foundation.