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DAVID IO P O S T H. H O W I E OFFICE SQUARE BOSTON June 29, 1942 Honorable Marriner S. Eccles Chairman, Federal Reserve Board Washington, D. C. Dear Sir: I have read with great interest some newspaper accounts of your recent testimony before the House Banking Committee, and would very much appreciate it if it would be possible for me to get a copy of this testimony. Thanking you in advance, I am Very truly yours, N fer- DHH - EC OH. July 6, 194k. Mr* David H . Ho*ie-, 10 Post Office Square, Boston, Maissachusetts• Dear Mr. Howie: iis Mr. Eccles is temporarily absent and, as a matter of fact, is on visit to the Boston Federal Reserve Bank, 1 wish to acknowledge receipt of your letter of June 29 requesting a copy of his testimony beforfe the Banking,and Currency Committee of the House. I have seen nothing except preliminary and unrevised Committee prints, but understand the Committee is having the testimony printed in final form. v*e do not get copies in sufficient number to make them available, so that I would suggest you write directly to the clerk of the Committee or to Chairman Steagall. Sincerely yours, (Signed) Elliott Thurston Elliott Thurston, Special Assistant to the Chairman. ET:b W. RANDOLPH 55 WALL NEW B U R G E S S STREET YORK July 8, 1942 Dear Marriner: Congratulations on the signing of your bill May I also express appreciation, for this bank at least, for your efforts in this legislation. carrying through The third provision of the bill is a real relief and, at the appropriate time, the second will be very useful. Sincerely yours, Honorable Marriner S . Eccles, Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, D. C. WRB.H July ±U, 194^- Dear Randolph: Glad you approve of the bill just signed. I only wish that you were as enlightened on the matter of diversifying Treasury offerings specifically by the shorter or intermediate open end issues, Since you so clearly perceive the merits of this bill, I am encouraged to hope that you will also see only merit in other things 1 advocate from time to time. Anyway, I appreciate your thoughtful note. Sincerely yours, (Signed) M . S . Eccles Dr. ft. Randolph Burgess, 55 frail Street, New York City. ET:b .^ w. R A N D O L P H 55 WALL NEW B U R G E S S STREET YORK July 15, 1942 Dear Marriner: After all, we have been so much in agreement on the major points of policy that we ought to be entitled to the luxury of minor differences of opinion, just so as not to be accused of collusion. Sincerely Honorable Marriner S . Eccles, Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, D . C yours, Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company One Wall Street New York N Y 28 July '42 Honorable Marriner S. Eccles, Chairman, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, C. }fy dear Mr. Chairman: Discussion had been had several times concerning an important contribution you made on the subject of the Gold Reserve before the House Committee on Banking and Currency last month* If available, it would be appreciated if you will send me a complete copy of your remarks on that occasion* Thanking youicere iff EPtMT EDWARD J. W . PROFFITT July 30, 194*. Mr. Edward J. to. Proffitt, Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company, One wall Street, New York City. Dear Mr. Proffitt: This is to acknowledge your letter of July k-8 in regard to testimony 1 gave before the Banking and Currency Committee of the House last month. So far as I know the Committee has printed or intends to print the hearings, but I do not have any copies and would suggest accordingly that you might write directly to the Committee. Sincerely yours, M . S . Eccles, Chairman. ET:b