The Pottery & Glass Salesman Volume 7

The Pottery & Glass Salesman Volume 7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...He has had access to the invoices of the Importers contrary to law. He has traveled abroad as the personal representative of the Secretary of the Treasury. He has had substantially, the power of removal of public officials in the Appraisers' Stores, who were unwilling to obey his inan-' dates." Is it conceivable that any.mci'ican citizen, who knows anything about the administration of Government affairs would believe such a preposterous statement? It seems almost unnecessary to make denial. I have had no_influence with any Government official, beyond the influence that facts always carry with them. I have not had an office, desk or chair in the Appraisers' Stores, or any other Government building. I have never had any stcnographic or clerical assistance at the cost of the Government. I have never had access to the invoices of the Importers (which is perhaps the gravest charge they make). I have never been nor represented myself to be the )l'FOllZil rcprcscntative of the Secretary of the Tre: i.: ury, and the charge that I had the power to remove from public oliice any oflicial, casts a most serious reflection upon the appointing powers of the Government. Officials have been removed from office and others transferred from one post to another, after full investigation on the part of the Secretary of the Treasury, for the good of the service. The importers' committee make tlic following statement: "It has even been said in rt newspaper article recently published, that two memhers of the Board of General.'i))l'Zll5L'l'S, who among others, sat in the trial of certain china cases and decided tliein in favor of the importcrgs, were clizirgeil with fraud in this connection and were about to be tlcinovetl from ofiicc....show more

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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236758668
  • 9781236758668