Collector Sweeney

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Collector Sweeney - CITY. 'Xake* Charge To-d»y. Mr. C. C. Sweeney,...
CITY. 'Xake* Charge To-d»y. Mr. C. C. Sweeney, the newly appointed collector of customs at this port, received notiflontlon from Washington, yesterday, la nnswpr to a letter from bim, In effect wotild take charge of the office on 3, atatlng that It waa tbe desire of the department tbac he assume tbe duties of the ODC*. The mi' tog collector, General received a similar notification. In obedience to thip rf quest Mr. Sweeney will take of the ccfhtam-house to-day, Mr. R A. Barney wiL 1 go in with iiim as his upecial nnd Mr. Leon W. Fi^ida as deputy and Both these appointees are old and citizens of Gaiv«?ton. Mr. Sweeney will not xnake further changps until he bacome* thoroughly acquainted with the routine requirements of the office.

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 22 Oct 1885, Thu,
  3. Page 8

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