Congressional Edition Volume 2505

Congressional Edition Volume 2505

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...to whom it was addressed before the board meeting?--A. No, sir; some of those gentlemen I did not see until we met in the meeting. Q. Was it not talked of between yon and any of those gentlemen before the board meeting?--A. It may have been mentioned that they had sent that letter. I think quite likely I may have spoken to some of them; but these Boston gentlemen I am sure I did not see until they came over to attend the meeting. Sometimes they were not here more than ouce a fortnight, and sometimes not more than ouce a mouth. Q. I call your attention to the fact that tbe terms of the consolidation, as reported in this letter, are the same terms that were inserted iu the articles of consolidation; that is, $10,000,000 stock for the Kansas Pacific, $4,000,000 for the Denver Pacific, and the Union Pacific stock at $36,000,000, to stand as it stood before, making a total of $30,0o0,000 and some huudreds. Those are the exact figures inserted iu the articles of incorporation. Are you not satisfied that this report, or the figures contained in it, was laid before the counsel for the purpose of drawing the articles of consolidation t--A. I have no knowledge of it. Q. Do you think that Judge Dillon, or the gentlemen who drew the articles, would have hit on these same figures, if they had not been communicated from this report to the attorney who drew the articles t--A. I have no means of knowing where he got his information. 1 only know what I knew about it. Commissioner Anderson. I will interject here a question to Judge Dillon. 1 will ask you whether you had this report in your possession when you prepared the articles? Mr. John F. Dillon. My recollection is that I did. Commissioner Anderson. Can yoa tell us here from whom you received the report f Mr....show more

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  • Paperback | 676 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 35mm | 1,188g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236496981
  • 9781236496980