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  Custom House - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A Custom House or Customs House was a building housing the offices for the government officials who processed the paperwork for the import and export of goods into and out of a country.
The Customs House was typically located in a seaport or in a city on a major river with access to the ocean.
These cities acted as a port of entry into a country and the government was interested in locating a customs house in those cities in order to collect taxes and regulate commerce.
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 The Custom House - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Custom House is a [neoclassical] 18th century building in Dublin, Ireland which houses the Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government.
It is located on the north bank of the River Liffey, on Custom House Quay between Butt Bridge and Talbot Memorial Bridge.
Despite achieving its objectives, the attack on the Custom House was a disaster for the IRA because a large number of its members were captured fleeing the scene.
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 iBoston - Your Guide to Massachusetts History
The Custom House was built at the end of the City docks, to facilitate inspection and registration of cargo.
The old Custom House was styled as a four-faced Greek temple.
The pidemporary Custom House is creatively reused by the Marriott Corporation who recently acquired and redesigned the building's interior for use as an innovate urban time-share.
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 The Custom House: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
The talbot memorial bridge is a road bridge spanning the river liffey in dublin city centre in the republic of ireland....
Customs is the plural of custom, a common practice among a group of people, see norm (sociology)...
(the attack on the Custom House was a disaster for the IRA because a large number of its members were captured fleeing the scene.
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 Custom Dog House Plans
After designing and building these dog houses for over 30 years, we have discovered from our customers, these unique law enforcement dog houses are in demand for other types of animals as well.
In addition to custom designed houses for pets other than dogs, we have learned that many people have a variety of dogs that they wish to house in one house.
We can now design the plans for a house that will meet the needs of larger and smaller dogs in one house and still maintain the theory of the dog's heating the house with their own body heat.
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 The Custom-House—Introductory. Hawthorne, Nathaniel. 1850. The Scarlet Letter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
Oftentimes they were asleep, but occasionally might be heard talking together, in voices between speech and a snore, and with that lack of energy that distinguishes the occupants of alms-houses, and all other human beings who depend for subsistence on charity, on monopolized labor, or any thing else but their own independent exertions.
Furthermore, on the left hand as you enter the front door, is a certain room or office, about fifteen feet square, and of a lofty height; with two of its arched windows commanding a view of the aforesaid dilapidated wharf, and the third looking across a narrow lane, and along a portion of Derby Street.
Unbending the rigid folds of the parchment cover, I found it to be a commission, under the hand and seal of Governor Shirley, in favor of one Jonathan Pue, as Surveyor of his Majesty’s Customs for the port of Salem, in the Province of Massachusetts Bay.
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 Custom House, Dublin (James Gandon) [Archeire, Irish Architecture Online]
The Custom House is often considered architecturally the most important building in Dublin and is sited on the river front with Beresford Place to the rear.
The Custom House was the first major public building built in Dublin as an isolated structure with four monumental façades.
The previous Custom House by Thomas Burgh and built in 1707 was sited up river at Essex Quay and was judged as unsafe just seventy years later.
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 Monterey County Historical Society, Local History Pages--Monterey's Custom House   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
The Custom House is California's first registered State Historic Landmark, and is the oldest public building on the west coast.
A tongue of land to the north of the Custom House was used by Larkin as the approach to a wharf of rock-filled cribwork (see sketch).
The Custom House is in the upper center, behind the flagpole.
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 Washington, DC--Custom House and Post Office
The building that houses the Custom House and Post Office of Georgetown was designed by Ammi B. Young, the Supervising Architect of the Treasury from 1852 to 1862.
The Custom House and Post Office is one of a number of buildings that Young designed for the Treasury Department.
Completed in 1858, the building housed a post office on its first floor and custom house and Georgetown city offices on its second floor.
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 The Custom-House. Introductory to “The Scarlet Letter”. Hawthorne, Nathaniel. 1917. The Scarlet Letter & ...
Oftentimes they were asleep, but occasionally might be heard talking together, in voices between a speech and a snore, and with that lack of energy that distinguishes the occupants of alms-houses, and all other human beings who depend for subsistence on charity, on monopolized labour, or anything else but their own independent exertions.
The new inhabitant—who came himself from a foreign land, or whose father or grandfather came—has little claim to be called a Salemite; he has no conception of the oyster-like tenacity with which an old settler, over whom his third century is creeping, clings to the spot where his successive generations have been embedded.
It is no matter that the place is joyless for him: that he is weary of the old wooden houses, the mud and dust, the dead level of site and sentiment, the chill east wind, and chillest of social atmospheres;—all these, and whatever faults besides he may see or imagine, are nothing to the purpose.
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 Customs House
Customs House is one of the City of Sydney’s finest heritage buildings now transformed into a dynamic new cultural destination where Sydneysiders can relax, meet, access information, eat and drink, visit exhibitions and be inspired in a free public space.
The building is also home to the Customs House Library, the City of Sydney's premier general lending library.
The ground floor is an open meeting place and lobby, a 'city lounge' with a newspaper and magazine salon, TV wall, internet access, information desk as well as food and wine venues.
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 Doll Houses - doll house miniatures, furniture, kits, accessories and supplies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
Custom Doll House specializes in the assembly and customization of dollhouses as well as box sales for thousands of miniature products.
Custom Doll House is a U.S. based company, started in July of 2000 dedicated to providing high quality doll house and miniature products at the lowest price with outstanding customer service.
Custom doll house believes prices should always be low, not at just certain times of the year.
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 U.S.Custom House
The U.S. Custom House sits on historic Bowling Green, the area around which New York was founded.
The original beauty of the building has been preserved and several aspects of the structure allude to the primary activity that took place within the building when it served as a Custom House, which was the collection of revenue and registration of international seas commerce in one of the world's greatest ports.
Used with permission from The Palace of Commerce: The U.S. Custom House, an exhibition developed by the New York Landmarks Conservancy, based on text by Deborah Nevins.
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 Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The central rotunda of the Alexander Hamilton Custom House
The Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House (originally U.S. Custom House) is a building in New York City, built 1902 - 1907 by the federal government to house the duty collection operations for the port of New York.
It is located near the southern tip of Manhattan, next to Battery Park, at 1 Bowling Green.
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 Custom House SPA Intermediazione in Cambi Italia :: Foreign Exchange Solutions
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 Custom House Architecture Introduction
Fearing that the novel was too dark, he prefaced it with a short, lighter introduction: "The Custom House" sketch.
Hawthorne had actually worked in the Custom House as Surveyor, from 1847-1849.
Hawthorne does recognize these qualities when he describes the building as "a spacious ediface of brick" and mentions the lofty height of the ceiling in his office.
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 The Custom House   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
The United States Custom House, the work of architect Cass Gilbert, is a prime example of the Beaux Arts style in the city.
The Custom House was finished in 1907 at a cost of $7 milllion.
Before the federal income tax was imposed in 1916, American's main source of revenue was customs and the major generator was the Port of New York.
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 Essex National Heritage - Custom House
The Newburyport Custom House Maritime Museum was designed by architect Robert Mills, who also designed such historical buildings as the Washington Monument.
Built in 1835, this building was originally used as a Custom house in which the federal government collected taxes on imported goods brought home to Newburyport by ship captains from far away ports.
The Newburyport Maritime Society (NMS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and interpreting the maritime heritage of the lower Merrimack Valley.
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 Custom House Boats   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
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 Daniel Chester French: Continents
Construction of the Custom House was begun in 1900 and it was completed in 1907.
Today, the Custom House is surrounded by a crowded grouping of office buildings in lower Manhattan, not far from the site on which the twin towers of the World Trade Center once stood.
Central to Gilbert's design of the Custom House were four separate sculptures to be placed at the front entrance of the Custom House, representing four continents (from left to right) - Asia, America, Europe and Africa.
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 Online Services - For Business : Custom House Global Foreign Exchange
Custom House’s online services put the power of foreign exchange at your fingertips, by efficiently processing foreign currency payables and receivables in house – with real time rates, 24x7.
Custom House provides a more efficient and less costly manner to handle these transactions.”
Custom House has been a winner of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies program for six years in a row: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005.
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 Custom House Plaza Monterey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
Monterey's historic Custom House Plaza is the center piece for some of Monterey's large events.
The Custom House is California's oldest government building, constructed in 1827 for the collection of duties (taxes) on all imported goods via ship into California during Mexican rule.
Today the Custom House is a museum open to the public.
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 Bujno Pottery : Custom House Crocks
With our Custom House Crock, your house will be artistically "hand-etched into the clay" using a technique called "sgraffito." The decoration color of your choice is then applied into the lines.
The entire handmade process for our Custom House Crock is more time consuming but the result is a rich, unique collectible that will be cherished and last for generations.
To get your custom house crock, follow our easy online or mail order instructions (see link above for ordering instructions for either of the 2 available sizes), then send us a picture (.jpeg/.jpg file please) of your house via email (csserv@ptd.net) or by US Mail.
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 Custom House
The first Custom House, where documents are brought to custom officials by shipping agents, was built by the side of the Thames in the 14th century.
The Custom House is 189 feet in length, the centre is 27 feet in depth, and the wings considerably more.
The Custom House consists of two floors, in the upper-most of which is a magnificent room, 15 feet high, that runs almost the whole length of the building: this is called the Long Room and here sit the officers of the customs and their numerous clerks.
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 Custom House Architecture Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
Hawthorne's description of the Custom House emphasizes the nearby dilapidated wharves and decayed wooden warehouses crumbling to ruin and his office "cobwebbed and dingy with old paint." Hawthorne offers us an almost
The Custom House is, in fact, an airy, handsome structure, flooded with light.
Perley Putnam, a Weigher and Gauger for the U.S. Custom Service, designed the Custom House in 1818 and oversaw its construction the following year.
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But the buzz surrounding the Custom House has to do with the culinary background (rewind a few years and you would find McClain in the kitchen at Trio in Evanston) and culinary expertise of Shawn McClain.
The chef de cuisine at Custom House is listed as Richard Camarota.
Meat selections seem to be a mainstay, but you shouldn't call the Custom House a steak house.
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 Jurys Inn Custom House - Dublin hotels, Dublin accommodation
Jurys Inn Custom House, a 3 star hotel is centrally located along the River Liffey in the International Financial Services Centre in Dublin.
Jurys Inn Custom House is centrally and attractively located along the River Liffey in the International Financial Services Centre.
Jurys Inn Custom House is offering rates from as low as €93 per room, per night during 2006.
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 Custom House Global Foreign Exchange (Australia) :: Foreign Exchange Solutions
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Find out how Custom House can help you develop a strategy to reduce your foreign currency exposure with forward contracts and exchange rate bids.
© 1995-2007 Custom House Currency Exchange (Australia) Pty.
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