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Bonded warehouse are places were foreign imports can be stored or manipulated without the payment of duty or taxes. The government only gets a piece of the action (duty) if and when the goods are sold domestically.  Under the watchful eyes of...

"It is almost like Sunday." In 1873 a financial crisis caused the first modern "Great Depression" in America and Europe which lasted until 1879 and in some places much longer. With money in short supply very few goods were shipped to and from the...

Subjects: Maritime

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