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O E H M K E
M A R T I N F. O E H M K E
WILLIAM C . D U N H A M

OFFICES

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D U N H A M

FIRST NATIONAL BANK BUILDING
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H O W A R D F. B O M A N
J A M E S H. BANDY

A u g . 2 , 1948

Press and I n f o r m a t i o n o f f i c e
F e d e r a l Reserve B o a r d
W a s h i n g t o n , D # C#
G e n t l e me nJ
K i n d l y send me a copy o f M a r r i n e r S . E c c l e s *
s t a t e m e n t b e f o r e one o f t h e C o n g r e s s i o n a l c o m m i t t e e s ,
statement

r e c e i v e d wide p u b l i c i t y ,

on t h e proposed

control l e g i s l a t i o n o f the administration.




which

inflation




-august 4 , 1948.

M r . Howard
Boman,
Oehmke & Dunham,
F i r s t N a t i o n a l Bank b u i l d i n g ,
East S t . L o u i s , I l l i n o i s .
Dear M r . Boman:
T h i s i s t o acknowledge y o u r l e t t e r o f
August 2 r e q u e s t i n g a copy o f M r . E c c l e s 1 r e c e n t
t e s t i m o n y b e f o r e C o n g r e s s i o n a l committees on p r o posed i n f l a t i o n c o n t r o l s .
M r . E c c l e s d i d n o t have any p r e p a r e d
statement and, t h e r e f o r e , no c o p i e s o f h i s
t e s t i m o n y w i l l be a v a i l a o l e u n t i l t h e h e a r i n g s
a r e p r i n t e d , a t which t i m e t h e y can be o b t a i n e d
d i r e c t f r o m t h e Committee.
Sincerely

yours,

(Signed) E l l i o t t

Thurston

E l l i o t t Thurston,
A s s i s t ant t o t h e Board.

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