Shipping Board Operations; Hearings Before Select Committee on U. S. Shipping Board Operations, House of Representatives, Sixty-Sixth Congress, Second[-Third] Session ... PT. 1[-14 and General Index and Table of Contents] Volume 2

Shipping Board Operations; Hearings Before Select Committee on U. S. Shipping Board Operations, House of Representatives, Sixty-Sixth Congress, Second[-Third] Session ... PT. 1[-14 and General Index and Table of Contents] Volume 2

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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. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...of the board relating to the Morse contracts and activities Z Mr. JAMEs. So far as the force that is under my charge has been able to find them; yes, sir. These include also the extracts from the minutes of either the executive committee of the board of directors, or the board of trustees itself of the Emergency Fleet Corporation. The CHAIRMAN. Were the minutes of the meetings taken stencgraphically? Mr. JAMES. They are; yes, sir. The CHAIRMAN. And then transcribed? Mr. JAMES. No, sir. For a time, while Mr. Hurley was chairman and shortly after Judge Payne became chairman a verbatim report of the proceedings of the board was transcribed and Written up. But shortly after Chairman Payne came he decided that the verbatim report transcript would not be necessary and consequently since that time the verbatim report has not been typewritten. Mr. CQNNELLY. Just abstracts were made? Mr. JAMES. The stenographer takes them down in shorthand, and then writes the minutes up from his shorthand notes, and either myself or Mr. Flaherty, who are perhaps acting as the secretary and who was present at the meeting, goes over them and. sees that they are correct. Mr. FOSTER. All the shorthand notes are preserved, I presume? Mr. JAMES. Yes, sir. Mr. HADLEY. I do not quite understand all of this. I will ask you about the matter of the approval of these contracts. I understood you to say they were not formally approved by the board at any time. Mr. JAMEs. No, sir; I did not say that. I said that the board did not always conduct the negotiations itself; that it in some cases dele gated authority to either the director general or the vice chairman. 1n char e of administration to sign the contracts and, in some cases to con uct the ne otiations. Mr. HADLEY. Wg...show more

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  • Paperback | 134 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 254g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236946545
  • 9781236946546