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WAREHOUSE. A place adapted to the reception and storage of goods and merchandise. 9 Shepl. 47.
     2. The act of congress of February 25, 1799, 1 Story's Laws U. S. 565, authorizes the purchase of suitable warehouses, where goods may be unladen and deposited from any vessel which shall be subject to quarantine or other restraint, pursuant to the health laws of any state, at such convenient place or places as the safety of the revenue and the observance of such health laws may require.
     3. And the act of 2d March, 1799, s. 62, 1 Story's Laws U. S. 627, authorizes an importer of goods, instead of, securing the duties to be paid to the United States, to deposit so much of such goods as the collector may in his judgment deem sufficient security for the duties and the charges of safe keeping, for which the importer shall give his own bond; which goods shall be kept by the collector with due care, at the expense and risk of the party on whose account they have been deposited, until the sum specified, in such bond becomes due; when, if such sum shall not be paid, so much of such deposited goods shall be sold at public sale, and the proceeds, charges of safe keeping and sale being deducted, shall be applied to the payment of such sum, rendering the overplus, and the residue of the goods so deposited, if there be any, to the depositor or his representatives.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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"It was very dark on the quarter deck of the Ferndale between the deep bulwarks overshadowed by the break of the poop and frowned upon by the front of the warehouse. I plumped down on to my chest near the after hatch as if my legs had been jerked from under me.
"I must be getting back to my overhanging warehouse," said the man.
She prepared for the arrival of the letter by walking with her papa to the warehouse the next morning, and telling him on the way that Mr.
About an hour after, I came to the warehouse, found the warehouse-keeper, and had the goods delivered me without any scruple; the value of the linen being about #22.
My working place was established in a corner of the warehouse, where Mr.
Quinion then formally engaged me to be as useful as I could in the warehouse of Murdstone and Grinby, at a salary, I think, of six shillings a week.
This made a hole in the six or seven shillings, I know well; and I was out at the warehouse all day, and had to support myself on that money all the week.
But I never, happily for me no doubt, made a single acquaintance, or spoke to any of the many boys whom I saw daily in going to the warehouse, in coming from it, and in prowling about the streets at meal-times.
The measure also establishes a warehousing accreditation council composed of the chairman of the SEC, the secretary of the Department of Trade and Industry, the secretary of the Department of Finance, the secretary of the Department of Agriculture, and three warehousing experts who would be in-charge of accrediting warehouses and warehouse operators.
The measure also establishes a warehousing accreditation council composed of the chairman of the SEC, the secretary of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), the secretary of the Department of Finance (DOF), the secretary of the Department of Agriculture (DA), and three warehousing experts who would be in-charge of accrediting warehouses and warehouse operators.
The bill also establishes a warehousing accreditation council, which shall institutionalize and operationalize a system of accreditation for warehouses and warehouse operators.