custuma antiqua sive magna

custuma antiqua sive magna
/kastyama aentaykwa sayviy msegna/ (Lat. Ancient or great duties.) In old English law, the duties on wool, sheepskin, or wool-pelts and leather exported were so called, and were payable by every merchant, stranger as well as native, with the exception that merchant strangers paid one-half as much again as natives. 1 Bl.Comm. 314

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • custuma antiqua sive magna — /kastyama aentaykwa sayviy msegna/ (Lat. Ancient or great duties.) In old English law, the duties on wool, sheepskin, or wool pelts and leather exported were so called, and were payable by every merchant, stranger as well as native, with the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • custuma antiqua sive magna — Ancient or great customs. These were the duties on wool, sheep skins, or woolfells, and leather, exported, and were payable by all merchants, both native and strangers; but the aliens paid as duties half as much again as the native merchants. See …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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