DI. District of St. Marys, Customs House records
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District of St. Marys Customs House records
Scope and Contents Customs Records from the Port of St. Marys, and the subordinate customs house along the Great Satilla. The customs house in St. Marys was in use from the late 1700s until 1913 when the customs house was moved to Fernandina, Fla. These records were slated to be thrown into a dumpster in 1987. When a local citizen heard about the plans he rescued the documents.Most of the loose records consist of correspondence dealing with fees, taxes, reports: statistics, seizures, fines,...