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Capt. Sorley – Galveston’s mysterious Confederate collector of customs - The Galveston County Daily News : Lifestyle

July 23, 2014

Guest column Capt. Sorley – Galveston’s mysterious Confederate collector of customs

Posted: Sunday, April 6, 2014 12:40 am

During the 19th century, Scottish immigrant and Galveston resident Capt. James Sorley was one of the city’s wealthiest and most prominent citizens.

The dark-haired, bearded entrepreneur spent much of his time and wealth helping to improve the city of Galveston and the lives of its residents.

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