Customs in the Civil War

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Customs in the Civil War - Cleaving for Ctalvenlon. Collector Kellogg...
Cleaving for Ctalvenlon. Collector Kellogg yesterday issued orders permitting veasela to lake out clearance papers for un-y of the Texas'ports. T ^' a wfts ^ OIie D compliance with authority from tlie Treasury Department, and trade witli Texan honcoforwanl will be Free and unobstructed. We leurd that the circular containing Mr. Kellogg's instructions was referred to llaj. Oen. Sheridan, who at once gave orders all business with Texas should, from this forward, be referred lo tbe Custom houae, Thia decision the General's gives tha following paragraph, Irom the Treasury circular letter published by us on Sunday morning, double .weight for Custom-house officers: "And the supervision necessary to prevent tbe shipment of the prohibited articles will be exercised only by trie regular and ordinary'officers of customs, acting under the revenue laws of tbe Unite d Statea." Oar merchants and business men of all kinds, will receive tue above informotlou with great gratification, for a brisk business intercourse will undoubtedly sprinp u p nt once between the Lone State and the Crescent City. We may soon I to sec upon ourstreets the faces of many oltl ) friends, who have come to replenish their I|7»tore8 ancl warehouses from the extensive 3(»ek9in his city.--If. O. True -Dcfta. by · nt l:o nil one the

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 25 Jul 1865, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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