Remarks of Hon. James D. Phelan, of California, in the Senate of the United States

Remarks of Hon. James D. Phelan, of California, in the Senate of the United States : August 14 and 15, 1917 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Remarks of Hon. James D. Phelan, of California, in the Senate of the United States: August 14 and 15, 1917 The information we requested should have been in our hands within two hours after the request if this program was really ready for serious consideration. To our surprise we learned Tuesday that the contracts to be offered on the previous day had never been drawn up, and that in the two months since we had agreed on the commandeering plan, no careful calculations Of its cost had been made nor had there even been obtained copies of the existing construction contracts of the ships he proposed to commandeer. We requested that the fabricating contracts should be drawn up in at least the form in which Gen. Goethals had said he would Offer them, and be submitted to us for our approval. A blank draft reached us Wednesday. A copy follows. It tells its own story. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 50g
  • English
  • 5 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243149190
  • 9780243149193