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Dick & Merle-Smith
Seasoned
TELEPHONE WHITEMALL4-0440




Investments

3 0 Pine Street

CABLE ADDRESS:

New York 5 , N. Y.

May 23, 1946

Mr. Marriner S. Eccles, Chairman,
Federal Reserve Board,
Washington, D. C.
Dear Mr┬╗ Eccles;
I would like to obtain a copy of the
statement which you made before the Banking and
Currency Committee of the House of Representatives yesterday concerning the current banking
situation.
Thanking you in advance for this
courtesy, I remain
Very truly yours,

DICKMERL




May kUj 1946,

Mr. Mead it. Lewis,
Dick & Merle-Smith,
30 Pine Street,
New York 5, New York.
Dear Mr. Lewis:
This is to acknowledge your letter of
May 23 to Chairman -^ccles. He had no prepared
statement in connection with the current banking
situation. However, he quoted briefly from an
informal memorandum he had previously prepared,
and I am sending you a copy of the quoted matter
in accordance with your request.
Sincerely yours,

Elliott ^hurston,
Assistant to the Chairman.

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