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    Richard West Customs House Document Signed. One page, 21.5" x 16.25", in ink and pencil, Port Lavaca, April 30, 1845, for "account current with Custom House District of Calhoun for Quarter Ending 30 April 1845." Includes dollar amounts for duties secured during the previous and current quarters, amounts paid on secured duties, amounts left unpaid, and payments for "Fees Permits & Blanks," amounts collected that would be placed in the Texas Treasury. Attested to and signed by Richard West as "Dept Collector at Port Lavaca." Scattered foxing with slight toning. Weakened horizontal fold with separations at edges. Very good.



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    The custom house at the Port of Port Lavaca was established for the collection of a revenue tariff enacted by the customs service of the Republic of Texas in December of 1836.



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