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The smuggling coast

Thomson, John A.

The smuggling coast

the customs port of Dumfries, forty miles of the Solway Firth

by Thomson, John A.

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Published by T.C. Farries in Dumfries .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Dumfries (Scotland),
  • Scotland,
  • Dumfries
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain. H.M. Customs and Excise -- History.,
    • Smuggling -- Scotland -- Dumfries -- History.,
    • Customs administration -- Scotland -- Dumfries -- History.,
    • Dumfries (Scotland) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John A. Thomson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHJ6897 .T54 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination100 p. :
      Number of Pages100
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1636319M
      ISBN 100948278145
      LC Control Number91187789
      OCLC/WorldCa28379637

      Get this from a library! Smuggling on the Exmoor coast, [John F Travis; Exmoor Society.]. Condition: Fair. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has soft covers. With usual stamps and markings, In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,grams, ISBN

      Read this book on Questia. Lisa Lindquist Dorr tells the story of the vast smuggling network that brought high-end distilled spirits and, eventually, other cargoes (including undocumented immigrants) from Great Britain and Europe through Cuba to the United States between and the end of Prohibition. Graham Smith's meticulously researched book describes the smuggling industry in detail along each section of the Essex coast, explaining the various methods used. He introduces the legendary characters involved, including Mrs Gregson, the female 'Fagin' of Barking who employed a gang of local boys to obtain smuggled tobacco to supply to London.

      ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 93 pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Smuggling and piracy in Nigerian territorial waters / Shehu Amadu Musa (2 p.).Smuggling and coastal piracy in Nigerian territorial waters / A. Akin Aduwo (5 p.).


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