Report of the Select Committee Appointed to Investigate the Memorial of Davis Hatch; June 25, 1870

Report of the Select Committee Appointed to Investigate the Memorial of Davis Hatch; June 25, 1870

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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. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ... let He ter should not be written, they would fail to come to time, and that would be a failure on their part, and they would have no claim; but if he wrote to them and told them not to send the money, even if they had not the money ready, they would naturally say, " We were ready to furnish the money," and then they would have a good claim. He said thatif we insisted on it, however, he would write the letter. The other condition was, that they would write a letter to me that I might take to Washington, statin that if any of this money did arrive, in accordance with the contract, it should be received, ut retained for the disposition of the United States government, but he was satisfied from his information that they would not do it, or something to that effect. The letter to which I refer is in a communication that was sent to the Senate in executive session. I cannot give the exact wording of it. I do not know that Mr. Perry knew that that letter was given to me; but that was the alternative, and that letter was furnished to me. No new statement of the public debt was giveh me at this time. The same statement that the had given me before they told me was correct, and as in the contract they had guarantee that in case there was any more than this amount the public lands, &c., should be for it, they did not think it was necessary to make another statement. JUNE 14, 1870. O. E. BABCOCIUS examination continued. By Mr. Howsnn: Question. Speaking of Mr. Fabens, Mr. Perry's letter to the State Department of the 7th of June, says: " Babcock appoints this man also United States agent at Samana, and then writes to Baez to have him also sent to Washington as plenipotentiary; so he, Fabens, holds three positions in three...show more

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  • Paperback | 238 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 431g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236900987
  • 9781236900982