Proceedings of the National Convention; Held at Chicago, August 26th, 1886. Together with Other Interesting Matter Relating to Convict-Contract Labor

Proceedings of the National Convention; Held at Chicago, August 26th, 1886. Together with Other Interesting Matter Relating to Convict-Contract Labor

By (author) 

List price: US$14.14

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

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. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...BlRGE moved that the Articles of the Constitution be read and acted upon separately--Carried. On motion, the question of a name for the Association was referred to a Committee of five, the Chair appointing as such Committee Messrs. J. C. Birge, C. H. Lee, John Driver, Christoph Hotz, and J. W. Hinton. Pending the report of the committee, the Hon. Jonathan Perine made some remarks, which we regret were not reported for this publication. The committee reported as a name the "National Anti-conVict-contract Association," which being inserted in the first article, it was adopted. The second article was amended to read as follows, and then adopted: "Its object shall be the thorough investigation of the subject of convict-labor, for the purpose of discovering and securing the adoption of that method of employing prison population in the various states, which shall be least burdensome to all labor, and least oppressive to manufacturing interests, all proper conditions considered. Mr. Rosenfield moved that the annual fee for manufacturers and others be five dollars, and for workingmen twenty-five cents. Mr. Driver moved to amend by making the fee of manufacturers ten ($10.00) dollars. Carried. A motion to amend by making the fee for workingmen fiftv cents, was also carried. It was moved that the fee for merchants and professional men be five ($5.00) dollars. Carried. Mr Hotz moved that any association of workingmen may be admitted as a body to this association on payment of five dollars ($5.00) annually, and be entitled to be represented by one delegate. Carried. The third article, as amended, was then adopted. Mr. Hotz moved the adoption of Article IV. Mr. Upton moved to amend by providing for one Vice-President from each state and...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236650344
  • 9781236650344