Reference Books

NATIONAL CUSTOMS MUSEUM FOUNDATION

U.S. CUSTOMS HAS BEEN THE SUBJECT OF MANY BOOKS SINCE ITS FOUNDING IN 1789. LISTED BELOW ARE SOME OF THE NUMEROUS BOOKS THAT PORTRAY THE ACTIVITIES OF THE AGENCY AND/OR THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO COLLECTED THE REVENUE AND PROTECTED OUR NATIONS BORDERS FOR OVER 200 YEARS

The NCMF is interested in identifying books that are not included on the below list. If you know of an item that has been omitted, please let us know so we can compile a comprehensive list of all titles related to U.S. Customs. info@customsmuseum.org

(List as of Mar 2017)

(NOTE – all listed books are spelled and Grammaticized per their printed form)

“A Biographical Directory of Customs Service -1771-1989” – dated Aug 1985 – Vol 1
“A Biographical Directory of Customs Service -1771-1989” – dated Mar 1986 – Vol 11
“A History of Customs in Northern California – compiled by George K. Brokaw (The Last Collector)
A History of Enforcement in the United States Customs Service-1789 -1875” Historical Study #6- 1988 – Special Issue – San Francisco, CA.
“A History of the Appraiser of Merchandise-1789-1966”- Our 195th Anniv. – printed Sept 1984
“A Study of Sentences Imposed by Federal District Court Judges in Treasury Criminal Cases During the Fiscal year 1935”- Treasury Dept. -1938
“Abstracts of Correspondence Respecting Commercial Regulation” 32nd Congress – 2nd session 1853
“Acts of Congress for 1812” – (passed at 1st session of the 12th Congress)
“Acts Passed at the First Session of the Congress of the United States of America-Vol 1” (Begun and held at the City of New York on Wednesday the Fourth of March in the Year M,DCC,LXXXIX) – printed by E. Oswald — M,DCC,XC111 (1793)
“A Complete View of British Customs” – Henri Crouch – 1726
“A Customs Affair” – Patricia R. Leyden – 2011 – ISBN #13:978-1460928141  
“Agent Harold H. Hardy’s Freight Tariff No.1 Publishing Rates, Charges, Rules and Regulations for the  Transportation of Household Goods, Office Furniture, Store Fixtures Between Points in Michigan” – Harold H. Hardy – March 1, 1937
“A History of Enforcement in the U.S. Customs Service, 1789-1879” – 1988 -re-issued
“A History of Public Buildings Under the Control of the Treasury Department-1900” – GPO – printed 1901
“A King Size Souvenir Book of New York City” – undated
“An Account of Her Majesty’s Revenue in the Province of New York, 1701 – 9” – Greg Press printed 1966 — Library of Congress # 67-16861
“A Pictorial History of the United States Customs Service” — Arthur Settel – printed 1975 ISBN # – 0-517-51907-0
“American Maritime Documents 1776-1860” — Douglas L. Stein (author was the Curator of Manuscripts at the Mystic, CT Seaport Museum) –1992 (original printing Jan 1970) ISBN # 0-913372-62-5 / ISBN # 0-913372-63-3 “Annual Report & Statements of the Chief of the Bureau of Statistics of the Foreign Commerce and Navigation, Immigration, and Tonnage of the United States for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1885”  – GPO – printed 1885
“Basic Guide to Importing” – by USCS — 1994 — ISBN # 0 8442-33781
“Beau Voyage-Life A board the Last Great Ships” — John Malcolm Brinnin — 1981 ISBN # 0-86553-027-0
“Body Cavity Concealments” — USCS- SF Region — June 1979
“Bones of the Lost” – Kathy Reichs – 2013 – ISBN # 1978 1-4767-5474-1 “Border Guard”- Don Whitehead – 1963 – Library of Cong #63-12134
“Border Guards” – J. Bedard – 1970’s
“Borderland Smuggling” – Joshua M. Smith – 2006 – ISBN #0-8130-2986-4
“Both Sides of the Tariff Question-by the World’s Leading Men” – copyright – 1889 – publish – NY
“Broken Ties” — David F. Cardoza — 1982 — Library of Cong # 82-82039
“Bureau of Customs History, Organization, and Functions of the U.S. Customs Service” – Treasury Dept. – Dec 1, 1955
“Bureau of Customs” – by U.S, Customs – printed July 1, 1960
“Captain Prescott and The Opium Smugglers” – Edouard A. Stackpole, Curator for The Marine Historical Association Inc.- Mystic, CT – printed July 1954 – (with Illustrations of the Chinese Scene and Period of 1850-1854
“Cass Gilbert Midwestern Architect in New York” – Robert A. Jones – 1982 – ISBN# 0-405-14090-8 – reprint 2002
“Civil Service Reform of the New York Custom House” — Willard Brown – 1882 – Published for the Civil Service Reform Association “Clearing Customs” — M. Egan — 1999
“Collecting the Customs -Summary History of the Development of the Tariff in the United States and its Administration” – Treasury Dept. — Aug 1, 1939
“Collector of Customs – Port of Detroit- First Two Hundred Years” — Cathy Horste – 1999
“Collectors of Port of Philadelphia” — 1987
“Commerce of Europe with US Statistical Tables -1893” — by Treasury Dept.
“Commerce and Navigation – 1830”
“Commerce and Navigation Letter from the Sec of Treasury Transmitting a Report from the Register of the Treasury of the Commerce & Navigation of the US for the Last Fiscal Year – Dec 31, 1849” — Wm. Meredith, Sec of Treasury
“Commerce & Navigation – 1839” — Report of Secretary of Treasury 
“Commerce and Navigation-1851” — Report of Secretary of Treasury
“Commerce & Navigation – 1852”
“Commerce and Navigation-1853” — Report of Secretary of Treasury
“Commerce and Navigation- 1859”
“Commerce and Navigation of the U.S. – 1882” — GPO
“Commercial Relations of the U.S. with Foreign Countries During the Years 1894 and 1895 Vol 1” — GPO — Dated 1896
“Comparison of Tariff Acts of 1909, 1913, and 1922” — 1924 – GPO
“Comparison of the Customs Laws of 1883 with the New Law of 1890” – printed 1890 GPO
“Compilation of Customs Laws & Digest of Decisions-1908” — GPO – Sec of Treasury George Cortelyou — US Treasury Department – Bureau of Customs
“Conflict at the Border” — Charles S. Park – 1989 – (described as “True Tales of a U.S. Customs Border Officer”)
“Congressional Record – 60th Congress-2nd Session-Jan 18 to Jan 31, 1909”
“Container Manufacturing Industry Study”- by Intelligence Division -NY Region -1989 
“Copies of Accounts Current/Expenses/Collecting Revenue” — 1905
“Custom House Guide of Foreign and Domestic Commerce” — editor A.G. McCourt 1930 edition
“Custom House Souvenir of the Port of New York” — “A Souvenir of the NY Custom House and Index of the Imports and Shipping Facilities of This Port -1893-4”
“Customs Convention on Containers, 1972” — done at Geneva, 2nd December 1972 under the auspices of the United Nations/Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization — Customs Co-Operation Council
“Customs Information Exchange – Digest of Decisions Under the Sections of the Customs & Related Laws” — dated July 10, 1951
“Customs Information for Exporters to the United States” — GPO — 1950
“Customs Laws- The Laws of the Customs” — Felix John Hamel — 1876 (for Her Majesty’s Treasury)
“Customs Law Handbook” – 2004 – Gould Publishing
“Customs Night in Port of New York” — contains predominately ads from importers
“Customs Regulation -1923”– Treasury Department-Division of Customs – GPO- 1929
“Customs Regulations- 1931” — Treasury Department — GPO
“Customs Regulations- 1937” — Treasury Department — GPO
“Customs Regulations of The United States Prescribed for the Instruction and Guidance of Officers of Customs” — GPO – 1892 — (Treasury Department Document # 1406)
“Customs Service” — Michael Green — 1998 — ISBN # 1-56065-756-1 Customs Tariff & Regulations for Ports in Cuba in Possession of the United States -1898” – GPO
“Daily Record of Disbursements”
“Daily Record of Balances & Accounts – Collectors Office – Custom House – April 28, 1898 thru Sept 25, 1899” – unknown Port
“Decisions of the Treasury Dept. Relating to the Tariff, Navigation & c from 1882, Inclusive with the Tariff on Imports into the US and the Free List Indexed & the Hawaiian Reciprocity Treaty” – Washington – GPO – 1883”
“Decisions of the Treasury Dept. on the Construction of the Tariff, Navigation, & other Laws for the Year Ending Dec 1883” – GPO – printed 1884
“Defrauding the Government -Tales of Smuggling” – Wm. H. Theobald – 1908
“Department of Treasury -1972” 
“Deputy Collectors Office-Berkshire-VT” – (Ledger and Impost Book)
“Digest of Official Publications & Directives Relating to Passengers Baggage -Collector of Customs – Port of New York-1956”
“Documents of American History” — Henry Steele Commager — 1948
“Downings United States Customs Tariff -1897” — (R.F. Downing & Co New Tariff of United States Customs Duties Containing Full Copy of the Customs Tariff Act of 1897, and the Customs Administrative Act of 1890, as Amended by Act of July 24,1897) – printed 1897
“Downings United States Customs Tariff -1909”
“Drug Busters” — Henry Rasmussen — 1987 – ISBN # 0-87938-247-3
“Duty Free” — Michael Conner — 1983 — ISBN # 0-87364-264-3 — (smuggling made easy)
“Effective Security Screening” — Garret Metal Detectors — 1996 — ISBN # 0-915920-71-9
“Employees, Naval Officer, Custom House, Philadelphia, July 1890” — payroll ledger book
“Essex Institute Historical Collections” — 1986
“Evans Imports and Duties” — 1867-1884 — GPO
“Executive Documents of the House of Representatives” — GPO — 1885
“Export Shipment –Institute of Business Science” — 1926
“Exporting Marketing Handbook” — Nigel  — 1988
“Facsimile of a Letter book of Colonel Sharp DeLany, First Collector, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania August 7, 1789 to December 20, 1790” – Dept. of Treasury — June 1987
“Federal Court Rules Annotated” – Vol 6 – No1 – April 1946 – Mason Publish Co. 
“Federal Trade Commission -Rules and Regulations Under the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act” — Effective March 3, 1960
“Finance Report-1878–Annual Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the State of the Finances for the Year 1878” — GPO –1878
“Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts Including Americana” — Christie’s — 2006
“First Customs Congress of American Republics -1903” 
“Foreign Commerce and Navigation of the United States for the Year Ending June 30, 1910” – GPO — printed 1911
“Foreign Trade Zone No 1-Staten Island – City of New York -USA”- City of NY – Dept. of Docks – 1937
“Forgers & Fools” — (The Strange Career of “Baron” Weisberg and the Incredible Story Documents – Destroyed and Disburdened from the Philadelphia Custom House) Maxwell Whiteman — 1986
“From Peddlers to Merchant Princes” – by Penrose Scull – 1967 – (a story of selling in America)
“Gauging Manual” — US Treasury Department – Bureau of Customs — 1941
“Guidance of the outside Force of the Customs Service – 1939” – printed 1940
“Handbook for the Railway Mail & Customs Service” — James A. Murphy (clerk, Custom House, NYC) — 1911
“Handbook of the Canadian Customs and Excise Tariffs 1957”
“Heyels US Import Duties-1886” — Lewis Heyl – 1886 – publish in the office of Library of Congress
“History of Customs Laboratory Activities” — Bureau of Customs — July 1953
“History of the First Year of U.S. Customs in the Port of Philadelphia, 1789” — compiled by Thomas Horsby (Inspector of Customs) — 1969-reprint
“Hyas Tyee -The United States Customs Service in Oregon- 1848-1989” Dept. of Treasury, Harvey Steele, Import Specialist
“House of Representatives-Consideration for and Against the Reduction of Federal Penalties for the Possession of Small Amounts of Marihuana for Personal Use” GPO — May 1977
“House of Representatives Report from the Sec of the Treasury on the Warehousing System – Feb 28, 1849”
“House of Representatives–Letters, Reports & Other Papers Relative to Locks & Seals” GPO — 1876
“Hydrometer Tables – 1851”
 “Imports Book” – Custom House Beginning Apr 1870 – Duties on Goods – District of Vermont Thru Nov 30, 1879” – (hardback)
“Information for Treasury Employees” — GPO — April 1, 1955
“In Safe Hands” — Michael H. Cunningham — 2009 – ISBN #978-1-4363-8140-6 Library of Congress # 2008909790
“In Time of Emergency”- a citizen handbook on nuclear attack…natural disasters DOD -March 1968
“Immigration Investigation Report” — 52nd Congress – 1st session — 1892
“Inspectors Procedure -Merchandise as Cargo” — US Customs School -NY — 1932
“Instructions for Customs, Navigation, and Motor-Boat Laws & Duties of Boarding Officers – 1923” — Treasury Department -US Coast Guard – GPO
“Instructions to Inspectors Assigned to the Examination of Passengers Baggage-Customhouse August 15, 1939” — Customs Form 6032 -Office of the Surveyor of Customs, Port of New York
“Instructions for the Landing Surveyors in the Service of Her Majesty’s Customs at the Port of London” — 1844
“Instructions to the Inspector-General of the Waterguard in the Port of London” — 1845
“International Traffic in Arms” – Dept. of State-1936
“International Traffic in Arms” – Dept. of State-1937
“International Traffic in Arms” – Dept. of State-1938
“International Traffic in Arms” – Dept. of State-1939
“International Traffic in Arms” – Dept. of State- May 1956
“International Traffic in Arms” – Dept. of State- Dec 1958
“International Traffic in Arms” – Dept. of State- Jun 1960
“Just A Cop” – John E. McLaughlin – 2004 – USBN # 1874712719
“Kings Views of New York” – magazine – all photos B/W – undated
“Kings Views of New York-1934” 
“Law Enforcement School- Marksmanship T 37” – April 1969 – Department of Treasury
“Laws Regulations for the government of officers of customs under the superintendence and direction of the surveyor of the port of New York” – compiled by James L. Benedict, Special Deputy Surveyor – GPO — 1875
“Laws of the US -1789”
“Ledger Collectors Office Custom House – Daily Record of Balances & Accounts -1898-1899”
“Ledger Norfolk & Portsmouth”
“Letter Book- 1st Collector of Philadelphia” (Sharpe Delaney) – reprint – 1987
“Letters-Secretary of State – Passengers arriving in U.S. – 1827”
“Letter from Secretary of Treasury” – GPO – 1835
“Letter from the Secretary of State Transmitting an Abstract of Passengers Arriving in the United States from Oct 1, 1825 to Sep 30, 1826” – printed Washington – 1827
“Letter of the Secretary of Treasury Relative to the Nominations of Collector and Naval Officer in the New York Custom House -1870’s”
“Letter from The Secretary of the Treasury Transmitting a report of Mark Harden in Regard to Certain Transactions in the Boston Custom House” — Feb 28, 1887
“Letter from the Secretary of Treasury Transmitting Estimates of Appropriations -Ending 6-30-1905” – 58th Congress-2nd Session — House of Reps
“Letter from Thomas Tudor Tucker Treasurer of the United States Transmitting his Accounts for 1816” – printed Feb 25, 1817
“Letters — Collectors Office Philadelphia – 1870 thru 1879”  
“Letters — Collectors Office Philadelphia – 1880 -1881”
“List of Merchant Vessels of the United States -1896” – GPO – 1896
“Lives & Opinions of Benjamin Franklin Butler – 1845”
 “Maritime New York in 19th Century Photos” – Harry Johnson & Frederick S. Lightfoot – 1980 – Library of Congress # 79-55404
“Mason’s Federal Court Rules Annotated” – The Mason Publishing Co – Vol 6-No 4 – April 1946
“Memorial of Sundry Merchants, Traders & Other Citizens of Baltimore – Mar 3, 1824” published Washington –1824
“Memorial of Sundry Importers & Vendors of Hardware of the City of New York- Feb 9, 1824” – published 1824 – Washington
“Memorial of Inhabitants of Boston and its Vicinity Adverse to an Increase of Duty on Imported Woolen Goods -Feb 26, 1827” – printed 1827
“Memorial of the Chamber of Commerce of New York Adverse to the Bill for Altering the Duties on Imports – Feb 19, 1827” – printed 1827
“Men Against Crime” – John Jos. Floherty – 1946
“Merchandise Imported into Key West – 1830”
“Missing Pieces – from the Mosaic of J. Ross Brownes Career” – Historical Study #9 – July 1988
 “Nationwide Commercial Air Narcotics Seizures” – FY 1991 – Roy Daigle – (1st half of FY 1991)
“National Agreement Between National Treasury & U.S. Customs Service” – 1980 – GPO
“National Documents- State Papers so Arranged as to Illustrate the Growth of Our Country from 1606 to the Present Day -1904” – Howard Wilford Bell
“Neutrality Confidential” – The United States Customs Service -our 199th Year – Historical Study #8 – July 1988 — History of Customs in Key West, FL.
“New Tariff of United States Customs Duties -The Customs Tariff Act of 1897”
“New York City Metropolitan Area – Excerpts from Historical Collections of the State of New York” – John W. Barber and Henry Howe – 1841 – (reprint-unknown date)
“New York of Today – 65 New Views” – published 1905 thru 1913 – (all B/W prints) No Title – Log Book from Philadelphia Custom House–1881 — assorted letters,/appraisals etc. regarding imports  “North Americas
Maritime Museums” – Hartley Edward Howe – 1887 – ISBN # 0-8160-1001-3
“Ocean Traffic and Trade” – B. Olney Hough – 921
“Officers of the Customs Under the Superintendence & Direction of the Surveyor of the Port of New York-1875” – GPO
“Outlaws of the Lakes – Bootlegging and Smuggling” – Edward Butts – 2004 ISBN # 9781882376919 – (from colonial times to prohibition)
Pamphlet – “177th Anniversary of the US Customs Service – Nov 1966” – reunion program
Pamphlet – “Customs Hints – Bureau of Customs” – 1939
“Political Activity and Political Assessments of Federal Office Holders and Employees” US Civil Service Commission – GPO – 1939
“Port of Norfolk & Portsmouth – District of VA – 1816-1818”
“Ports of Call” – Robert Carse – 1967 – Library of Congress # – 67-21336
“Prevent Importation of Adulterated Drugs – 1849”
“Proliferation and Export Controls” – Deltoc Ltd & Saferword – 1995 – ISBN # 0 948546 28X
“Property of the US Deputy Collectors Office at Berkshire, Vermont – 75-80-5 – Jan 4, 1854 – May 1870” – Import Entries & Duties
“Public Documents of US -1815”
“Quarantine Laws of the U.S. – 1904”
“Recapitulation of Differences on Liquidation also Record of Number of Entries Liquidated 1862 to” – (this is a ledger)
“Receipts & Expenditures of the US for the Year 1814” – (paperback)
“Record of Protests- Customs Form 4365” – Begin Aug 16, 1926 thru May 15, 1969 – (hardback)
“Record of Protests Ledger-1931 – 1963”
“Record of Appeals for Re-appraisement Customs Form 4239 – Appeal #112 #825”- 1920 – 1958
“Redbook 1986” – (about terrorism and false passports)
“Regulations for the Government of Customs Inspectors, Weighers, Gaugers and Measures” –   Treasury Dept. – 1908 –GPO – Treasury Dept. Document #2509, Secretary’s Office
“Regulations Controlling Travel and Other Conduct of Aliens of Enemy Nationalities” GPO –1942
“Report by the Committee on Appropriations – US Bureau of Customs Examinations and Screening Procedures at Ports of Entry” – GPO – Oct 10, 1972
“Report-Customs District Public Services & Alaska Territory” – W. Morris – 1879
“Report of a Study of the Customs Agency Service-Bureau of Customs” – Feb 1963
“Report of Custom House Frauds” – 1867 – New York – GPO
“Report of Load Lines at Departure or Arrival of Vessel” – GPO – CG 140S (form) — 1945
“Report of the Commission to Investigate the Philadelphia Custom House” – September 6, 1877
“Report of the Committee of Investigation on the Subject of the Defalcations of Samuel Swartwout and Others” – 25th Congress – 3rd Session – Feb 27, 1839
“Report of the Committee on Public Expenditures Upon the New York Custom House – With Testimony”- 1967 – GPO
“Report from the Committee on Ways and Means on Import Duties and War Tariff Taxes” House of Representatives – 48th Congress – 1st Session – March 11, 1884
“Report from the Secretary of Treasury on the Warehousing System-February 28, 1849” – Reported to the House of Representatives – Thirtieth Congress – 2nd Session Ex. Doc #57
“Reports of the Supervising Special Agent to the Sec of the Treasury from the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1889” – GPO – printed 1884?
“Riding the Line” – Jim Brown – 1991 – (about the USCS in San Diego 1885 – 1930
“Rules and Regulations under the Fur Products Labeling Act” – Federal Trade Commission Effective August 9, 1952
“Rules and Regulations under the Textile Fiber products Identification Act” – Federal Trade Commission – Effective March 3, 1960 – as amended to November 1, 1974
“Rules and Regulations under the Wool Products Labeling Act of 1939” – Federal Trade Commission – Effective July 15, 1941
“Rules of the United States Customs Court” – GPO – March 28, 1960
“Saccharin Substances & Sugar – 1847″
“Ship Master’s Assistant and Owner’s Manual” – David Steel – 1801
“Ship Masters Assistant and Commercial Digest” – Joseph Blunt – 1837
“Ship Registers of the District of Gloucester Massachusetts 1789-1875” – printed 1944 The Essex Institute
“Shipping in the Port of Annapolis – 1748-1775” – Vaughn W. Brown – 1965 – Library of Congress # 64-25867
“Sixty Miles of Border” – Terry Kirkpatrick – Jul 2012 – ISBN#-978-0-425-24762-4
“State Papers and Publick Documents of the United States from the Accession of Thomas Jefferson to the Presidency, Exhibiting a Complete View of Our Foreign Relations Since that Time – 1811-1815” –  Thomas B. Wait & Sons — 1815
“Statistics of the Foreign & Domestic Commerce of the US – A Resolution of the Senate of the US – 1864”
“Statistics of the Foreign and Domestic Commerce of the United States-in Answer to a Resolution of the Senate of the United States March 12, 1863” – Secretary of the Treasury – GPO – 1864 – (with an attached US map dated July 1864)
“Statutes of the British Parliament – 1826”
Supreme Court and Federal Appellate Court Case Decisions – (4) – 1948 – 1958 – 1963
“Synopsis of Sundry Decisions Rendered by the Treasury Department Under the Tariff and Other Acts, During the Year Ending December 31, 1870” – George S. Boutwell, Secretary – GPO – 1871
“Tariff or Rates of Duty” – E. Ogden (entry clerk) – 1850
“Tariff Acts Passed by the Congress of the United States from 1789 to 1895” – GPO – 1896
“Tariff Act – 1930” – “Public Law 361”
“Tariff History of the US 1892” – F.W. Taussig – PhD
“Tariff, Or Rates of Duties Payable from and After the 3rd of March, 1833, on all Goods, Wares, and Merchandise Imported into the United States of America” by D.S. Lyon, Deputy Collector of the port of New York – 1832
“Taxes on Certain Firearms and Machine Guns-under the National Firearms Act Approved June 26, 1934”- GPO – 1934
“The Architecture of Cass Gilbert – Inventing the Skyline” – 2000 – ISBN# 0-231-11872-4
“The Architecture of New York City“ – Donald M. Reynolds – 1994 – ISBN #0-471-01439-7
“The Black Ships” – Everett S. Allen – 1965 – ISBN #0-316-03258-1
“The Boston Directory – 1789” – printed/folded by John Norman
“The Characteristics of Drug Addicts” – Dr. Walter Bromberg, Sr. Psychiatrist, Bellevue Psychiatric Hospital, New York – Supplement to General Order #12, March 25, 1937, Enforcement of Narcotic Laws – Harry T. Foley, Surveyor of Customs, New York
“The Closing of the American Border” – Edward Alden – UNK date – ISBN #978-0-06-155839-9
“The Coin of Contraband” – Garland Roark – 1964 – Library of Congress # 64-11724
“The Commercial Policy of England Toward the American Colonies” – G. Beer – 1893
“The Defalcations of Samuel Swartwout & Others – 1839” – published by 25th Congress – 3rd session
“The Drug Takers” – Time Life Books – 1965
“The Duty Men” – Peter Gillman – 1987 – ISBN # 0-563-20507-5 – (about HM Customs and Excise)
“The Federalists and the Origins of the U.S. Civil Service” – Carl Prince – 1977
“The First Officers of the U.S. Customs Service – Appointed by President George Washington in Washington in 1789” – Michael N. Ingrisano Jr – June 1987
“The Foreign Commerce and Navigation of the United States for the Year Ending June 30, 1895 – Vol 2 – Part 1 – 1895” – Chief of the Bureau of Statistics – GPO – 1896
“The Gateway to the Continent – The Customs Service of the Port of New York” – compiled by Samuel Stockvis, for the Customs Brokers and Clerks Assoc. of the Port of New York”- 1900
“The Kings Customs, Vol 1, An Account of Maritime Revenue & Contraband Traffic in England, Scotland, and Ireland, from the Earliest Times to the Year 1800” – Henry Atton and Henry H. Holland –  1967 – Library of Congress #67 – 21884 (first edition printed 1908)
“The Massachusetts Register & United States Calendar for the Year of Our Lord-1804”
“The Massachusetts Register – 1822”
“The Massachusetts Register and U.S. Calendar for 1833” – published – Boston
“The Melville Log” – Jay Leyda – 1969 – org. publish date – 1951 – Library of Congress # 73-81564
“The New Tariff Laws – 1890”
“The New York Custom House – Our 200th Year” – Historical Study #10 – Oct 1988
“The Pivot of History” – Charles Kruszewski – April 1954 – Reprinted from Foreign Affairs – An American Quarterly Review
“The Port of Philadelphia – Second in the U.S.” – issued by Department of Warves, Docks and Ferries – print 1926
“The Reapers Line” – Lee Morgan II – 2006 – ISBN # 13-978-1-887896-97-9 and 10-887896-97-X
“The Rise of New York Port – 1815-1860” – Robert G. Albion – reprint 1984 ISBN # 0-930350-58-8
“The Scarlet Letter with the Custom-House” – N. Hawthorne – 1987 (possible re-print)
“The Secret War Against Dope” – Andrew Tully – 1973 – Library of Congress # 73-75832
“The Ship-Masters Assistant & Owner’s Manual” – David Steel – 1801
“The Sinister Pig” – Tony Hillerman – 2003 -ISBN # 0-06-109878-7
“The Story of the US Coast Guard” – Eugene Rachcis – 1961 – Library of Congress #61-8296
“The Tariff Idea” – W. Curtiss – 1953
“The Tijuana Connection” – by John Van Diver – 1994 – (NOTE- Author was a Customs and DEA Special Agent)
“The Trials of William S. Smith & Samuel Ogden for Misdemeanors” – T. Lloyd – 1807
“The US Custom House Bowling Green” – Brendan Gill – 1976
“The United States Customs Court-a History of its Origin and Evolution” – prepared by Joseph E. Lombardi-Clerk of the Court – 1976
“The US Customs Service – A Bicentennial History” – Carl E. Prince & Mollie Keller – 1989 ISBN # 0-9622904-0-8
“The US Department of the Treasury” – John U. Terrell – 1963 – Library of Congress card # 63-16833
“The United States Tariff of 1861” – 1861
“The Voice of the Whaleman” – Stuart C. Sherman – 1965 – Library of Congress #65-18564
 “Three Centuries of Custom Houses” – by Members of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America – 1972
“Trade Agreements Act of 1979”
“Trade and Empire – The British Customs Service in Colonial America – 1660 – 1775” — Thomas C. Barrow – 1967 – Library of Congress #67-11666
“Trade Wars” – Kevin Cahill – 1986 – ISBN# 0-491-03095-9
“Traffic in Opium – 1931”
“Traffic in Opium and other Dangerous Drugs for the year ended December 31, 1936” Bureau of Narcotics – Treasury Department – GPO
“Traffic in Opium and Other Dangerous Drugs for the year ended 12- 31-1937” – Bureau of Narcotics – Dept. of Treasury – GPO
“Treasury Agent” – GPO – July 1964
“Treasury Decisions – 1914”
“Treasury Department – U.S. Coast Guard – Instructions – Customs Navigation & Motor Boat Laws –  Duties of Boarding Officers – 1923” – GPO – dated 1924
“Treasury Department Quarantine Laws & Regulations of the U.S.” – GPO – 1904
“Undercover-The Smuggling Business” – Timothy Green – 1977 – ISBN10-0517218690 – ISBN13- 978-0517218693
“Uniforms and Insignia of U.S. Customs Service” – Dept. of Treasury – 1976
Unknown Book – Black cover – contains letters from Asst. Secretary’s – Surveyors etc. plus typed manuscript of Customs Rules/Regulations – many letters dated 1913
Unknown Book – A compilation of weekly Treasury Decisions distributed from the Customs Information Exchange at New York – information from July 1, 1920 – June 30, 1924 – loose leaf binding – no cover
“U.S. Border Eagles” – Johnny Reno – 2012 – ISBN # 978-1-4669-6439-6 (NOTE – Johnny Reno is a pseudonym for a former U.S. Customs Special Agent)
“United States Code Service- Customs Duties-Title 19 – #1551-2100” – 2005 ISBN # 0-327-13049-0
“U.S. Customs Badge of Dishonor” – Darlene Fitzgerald – 2002 – ISBN # 0-595-16795-0
“US Customs Container Mfr. Industry Standards Study 1989” – Alan Goldfisher
“United States Customs and the Madero Revolution” – Michael Dennis Carman – 1976 ISBN # 0-87404-105-8 – printed by Univ. of TX. at El Paso- Monograph # 48
“United States Customs Information for Passengers from Overseas” – US Treasury Dept. – Bureau of Customs – GPO – March 1934 –
Plus identical copy dated January 1931
Plus identical copy dated May 1939
“United States Customs Information for Passengers from Overseas” – Bureau of Customs – GPO – Feb. 1941
“U.S. Customs and Kindred Services San Francisco, 1915” (re-issued for the US Customs Service Bicentennial July 31, 1989)
“U. S. Customs School New York – Care and Use of Small Firearms” – Office of the Supervisor Port of New York – 1936
“U S Customs Service – A Bicentennial History” – Carl Prince – 1989
“U.S. Customs Letters -1881 and 1870” – 2 bound volumes
“US Customs Special Agents” – (Draft Manuscript) – David C. Ellis – Sept 3, 1999
“US Customs Special Agents” – (book form) – David C. Ellis – 1999 or 2004        (NOTE – David Ellis is a former Asst. Deputy Commissioner of U.S. Customs)
“United States Customs Tariff – Oct 1913” – published by Associated Customs Brokers of the Port of New York
“U.S. Customs Tariffs & Trade” – E. Rossides – Sept. 1977 – ISBN10-# 0860100801 – ISBN13-#9780860100904
“US Code – Title 19” – dated 2005
“US Code – Title 19, Sec 1 – End” – Ledger – 1908
“US Code – Title 19, Section 1301 – 1700” – multiple volumes
“U.S. Internal Revenue Gaugers Manual – 1913” – GPO -1913
“United States Internal Revenue Stamps Hydrometers, Lock Seals 1912” — J. Delano Bartlett and Walter W. Norton, US Revenue Society – (reprint of 1982 by J.L. McGuire)
“U.S. Senate 19th Congress 1st Session – Document 128 – 147” – 1826
“US Tariffs – 1861” – revised edition
“U.S. Treasury Department – Bureau of Narcotics Regulations #5 Relating to the Importation, Manufacture, Production, Compounding, Sale, Dealing in, Dispensing & Giving Away Opium or Coca Leaves – Effective Date Jun 1, 1938”
“Valuation – Customs Simplification Act 1956” – Public Law 927
“Vandergrifts U. S. Tariff” – Vandergrift – 1897
“War Revenue Rulings of the Treasury Department to Jun 22, 1899” – publish 1899 -Los Angeles
“Your Treasury Department” – D. Cooke – 1964
“1864 – 1871 – Naval Officer Ledger Book” – entries & warehousing documented
“90 Church” – Dean Unkefer (NOTE-former Federal Bureau of Narcotics Special Agent) Jun 2015 – ISBN# 978-1-250-06733-3 – Picador Books (book described as “The True Story of the Narcotics Squad from Hell”)