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United States Customs hints for visitors (nonresidents)

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United States Customs hints for visitors (nonresidents)

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Published by Dept. of the Treasury, U.S. Customs Service in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

  • Customs administration and tourism -- United States,
  • Visitors, Foreign -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Shipping list no.: 86-659-P

    SeriesPublication -- no. 511, Customs publication -- no. 511
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p. :
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14940103M

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