Congressional Serial Set Volume 10941

Congressional Serial Set Volume 10941

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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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...suit him to write his own letter as I would not be there to sign the final copy. Mr. Pepper. Mr. Chairman, the letter to which reference has just been made appears in Senate Document No. 248, at page 557, at the lower right-hand corner. I ask whether that is the letter that he received from the Secretary? Mr. Newell. Yes, sir; it was the letter of April 1. Mr. Pepper. Then, as I understand it, you drafted a reply which you have described, and put it into the hands of Mr. Davis? Mr. Newell. Yes, sir. Mr. Pepper. Was that draft of yours substantially a restatment of the position which you had taken in the interviews with Mr. Ballinger? Mr. Newell. Yes, sir; the draft I left with Mr. Davis was an attempt to embody the discussions that I had had with the Secretary. Air. Pepper. I hand you what purports to be a letter addressed to the Secretary, with a place left blank for the signature of the Director, dated Washington, April 3, 1909, and then penciled, "Not sent." Is that the draft in question or a copy of it? Mr. Newell. Yes, sir; this is the rough draft prepared at that time. The Chairman. Mr. Pepper, I think that letter is already in evidence. Mr. Pepper. My best recollection is that Mr. Davis spoke of it, or described it, and stated that he made an alternative draft and submitted the two of them to Mr. Bien, but Mr. Bien rejected this one and sent the other. The Chairman. Yes; but I think this one that was rejected is in the record. The reason why I inquire is that if it is in the record we do not print it twice, if it is in the record already, we will not print it. Mr. Pepper. My best recollection is that it is not in the record, Mr. Chairman. I am pretty sure about that. Will you please look at this, Mr. Vertrees? The Chairman. If it...show more

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  • Paperback | 522 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 27mm | 921g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236599926
  • 9781236599926