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October 16, 2015 - 10:16 -- astrickhouser
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As a matter of expediency, privately held buildings such as banks and commercial buildings are purchased by the federal government for the express purpose of accommodating the needs of the Customs Service - an example being the the beautiful U.S Custom House in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Friday, December 31, 1852 - 19:00
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U.S. Custom House, Philadelphia, Pa.
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U.S. Custom House, Philadelphia, Pa.