Hearings Held Before the Special Committee on the Investigation of the American Sugar Refining Co; And Others on June 12 [-August 11] 1911 Volume 2

Hearings Held Before the Special Committee on the Investigation of the American Sugar Refining Co; And Others on June 12 [-August 11] 1911 Volume 2

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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: ... did write letters? Mr. Post. Not as the National Sugar Refining Co. Mr. Raker. None at all. Mr. Post. The mercantile business was done by B. H. Howell, Son & Co., and they had a great deal of correspondence. Mr. Raker. For the company? Mr. Post. Buying and selling raw sugar. Mr. Raker. It related to this company? Mr. Post. Not as to the stock, if that is what you want to find out. Mr. Raker. Relating to the business. I want to know if there is not a file of letter books that shows the condition of these two companies, B. H. Howel! Son & Co. and the Sugar Refining Co.? Mr. Post. The letter books of B. H. Howell Son & Co. relate wholly to the buying and selling of sugar. Mr. Raker. For the company? Mr. Post. Their name is not mentioned in it. There are reams and reams of letter books on that, the regular current business of the company-The minute books are in the possession of Mr. Bunker. Mr. Raker. Could those be had? Mr. Post. The books of B. H. Howell Son & Co.? Mr. Raker. Yes. Mr. Post. Yes: but you would have to send n car to get them. Mr. Raker. Could they be had? Mr. Post. Yes. I suppose we write 200 letters a day, possibly, in the regular course of business in the several departments. Mr. Raker. The volume makes no difference. The question ii what is in them. Mr. Post. There is nothing in them relating to the National Sugar Refinine Co. T will tell you that now. There is no reason why there should be. Mr. Raker. Ts there no correspondence any place hetwoon this refining company of which you were the president and the Hnvr-meyers and the other people f Mr. Post. I never wrote a letter to Mr. Havemeyer in regard to this, that I recollect. There was no occasion for it. Mr. Raker. Did not the secretary do any correspondence in relation to it?...show more

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  • Paperback | 518 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 26mm | 916g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236656024
  • 9781236656025