Inventory of Federal Archives in the States: The Department of the treasury, Issue 32

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Historical Records Survey, 1939
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Page 41 - port" and "port of entry," as used in these regulations, refer to any place designated by Executive order of the President,1 by order of the Secretary of the Treasury,1 or by act of Congress, at which a customs officer is assigned with authority to accept entries of merchandise, to collect duties, and to enforce the various provisions of the customs and navigation...
Page 36 - ... waters, shores, bays, harbours, creeks, and inlets, from Little River Inlet, inclusive, to New River Inlet, inclusive.
Page 38 - Ocracocke inlet, in North Carolina, together with Shell Castle and Beacon islands, and all the shores, islands, shoals, bays and waters within two miles of the shores of said inlet, on each side thereof...
Page 36 - Wilmington, and to comprehend all the waters, shores, bays, harbors, creeks and inlets from Little River inlet inclusive, to New River inlet inclusive. The town of Wilmington shall be a port of entry and delivery, and there shall be a collector, naval officer and surveyor, to reside at the said town of Wilmington.
Page 35 - The bureau, under the commissioner of customs, administers powers and duties vested in the secretary of the treasury pertaining to the importation and entry of merchandise into, and the exportation of merchandise from, the United States, and to the regulation of certain marine activities.
Page 40 - all the waters, shores, harbors, creeks, bays, and inlets south of the district of Pamlico, and north of and including New river and inlet.
Page 42 - Collectors of customs are charged with the collection of the customs revenue and the enforcement of the customs revenue laws, the neutrality laws, and such other laws as they may be directed to enforce by the Secretary of the Treasury. The instructions, decisions, and regulations of the Secretary of the Treasury are binding on collectors.
Page 5 - To render assistance to vessels in distress, and to save life and property on the seas and navigable waters of the United States and its insular possessions and along the coasts thereof.

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