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. The Commissioners were authorized by 7 Geo. 3, c. 41 (1767). For their commission,
see note 341
below. See also Clark, “The American Board of Customs, 1767–1783,” 45 AHR
777–785 (1940). The offices of all the colonial surveyors general were abolished
and their commissions revoked when the Board was commissioned. Id.
at 783; Samuel Venner to Thomas Bradshaw, 28 March 1768, PRO
, Treas. 1:465, fols. 250–251.
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