Swartwout feature

Library of Congress: Sub treasurers meeting in England

House of Representatives Appoints Committee to Investigate Samuel Swartwout

By January 1, 1839

House of Representatives appoints a committee to investigate the practices of Samuel Swartwout, the collector of the Port of New York, regarding raising campaign funds by way of political assessments on employees at the New York Customs House. The exact date associated with this historical event is could not be found.


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