Transfer of the U.S. Custom House in New York City to the Museum of the American Indian hearing before the Subcommittee on Water Resources, Transportation, and Infrastructure of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One hundredth Congress, first session, February 12, 1987 by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Water Resources, Transportation, and Infrastructure

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  • Alexander Hamilton United States Custom House (New York, N.Y.),
  • Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation,
  • Indians of North America -- Antiquities -- Collection and preservation,
  • Ethnological museums and collections -- New York (State) -- New York

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SeriesS. hrg -- 100-82
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Paginationiii, 117 p. :
Number of Pages117
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Importance. In the 19th century, the Port of New York was the primary port of entry for goods reaching the United States, and as such the Custom House in New York was the most important in the country.

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