Report of the Proceedings of the Annual Session Volume 11-12

Report of the Proceedings of the Annual Session Volume 11-12

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: less so than to the Eastern states. It, has been our purpose in submitting this question to gain the actual co-operation of the prominent and leading manufacturers of the Eastern states in bringing about the desired result. We have desired to so submit this question as to eliminate any question which has a political bearing and to consider it solely along commercial lines. Before submitting this for consideration, your Secretary took the matter up by letter with each of the directors of the American Mining Congress, and, with one exception, all approved the consideration of the question. We will be accused in many quarters of attempting to revive a political issue, but I am sure it is the desire of the directors of this Congress, and I trust the discussion will, as largely as possible, eliminate anything that has such a bearing. In endeavoring to enlist the support of those men whose support we must have, the letter I am about to read was written by the Secretary to the gentleman named, who, I will say, is the President of the United States Steel Products Export Company, which has charge of the export of the steel products of the Carnegie Steel Company, the Illinois Steel Company, the American Steel and Wire Company, and several others. The letter, which will be read, is from a man of standing and prominence, and, I think you will agree with me, a man of brains, although you may not agree with his conclusions. I will read the entire correspondence. This correspondence will be found on page 182 of this report. SECRETARY CALLBREATH: I might say at this time that Mr. Hill declined because of previous engagements, which made it utterly impossible for him to prepare the paper which we ask. Mr. Moreton Frewen we were unable to reach, and more

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  • Paperback | 364 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 649g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236905725
  • 9781236905727