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Court of Commerce, Railroad Rates, etc.

Court of Commerce, Railroad Rates, etc.

hearings before the United States Senate Committee on Interstate Commerce, Sixty-First Congress, second session, on Feb. 3, 4, 1910

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Interstate Commerce Commission,
  • Railroads -- Freight -- Rates -- Law and legislation,
  • Railroads and state

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination70 p
    Number of Pages70
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15274251M

    Railroad corporations alone obtained over million free acres of public lands by the s, along with many millions of dollars in direct subsidies. Little by little, legislators gave corporations limited liability, decreased citizen authority over corporate structure, governance, production and labor, and ever longer terms for the charters. A vast network of laws and tribunals has been constructed to prevent unjust discrimination in rates, but little has been done to insure just treatment of employees. of said railroad,” etc Author: Henry J. Fletcher. The Pennsylvania Railroad Records are in custody of the Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries. 32 Regulations and Rates of Pay Governing Clerical forces 32 Engineers on Road and Yard Service Frankford and Holmesburg Railroad Company, Cash Book Frankford Creek Railroad. A court of appeals decision voiding on Commerce Clause grounds an ordinance of St. Mary Parish, Louisiana requiring non-local job seekers and local workers seeking new jobs to obtain an identification card, to provide fingerprints and a photograph, and to pay a .

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