History of the Federal Judiciary

History of the Federal Judiciary

Board of General Appraisers, 1890-1926
U.S. Customs Court, 1926-1980

Official Records

Records of the U.S. Customs Court and its predecessor the Board of General Appraisers are included among Record Group 321 at the:

A guide to the holdings of the regional archives is available at: http://www.archives.gov/northeast/nyc/holdings/index.html

A published description of the records is also available in the Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives of the United States, 1995 (http://www.archives.gov/research/guide-fed-records/index.html).


Johnson, Jed. “The United States Customs Court-Its History, Jurisdiction, and Procedure.”
Oklahoma Law Review 7 (November 1954): 393-415.

Lombardi, Joseph E.
The United States Customs Court: A History of Its Origin and Evolution. New York: United States Customs Court, 1976.

Rich, Giles S.
A Brief History of the United States Court of Customs and Patent Appeals. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1980.


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