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STENOGRAPHER'S MINUTES

THE RESERVE BANK
ORGANIZATION COMMITTEE.

"FEDERAL RESERVE DISTRICT DIVISIONS AND LOCATION
OF FEDERAL RESERVE BANKS AND HEAD OFFICES."




VS.

Index of Witnesses & Exhibits.

New York,
January 5-7,
Boston,
January 9-10,
Washington,
January 14-16,
Chicago,
January 19-20,
St. Louis,
January 21-22,
Kansas City,
January 23,
Lincoln,
January 24,
Denver,
January 26,
Seattle,
January 29,
Portland,
January 30,
San Francisco, . . . . February 2,
Los
Angeles,
February 4,
El Paso,
February 7,
Austin,
February 9,
New Orleans,
February 11-12,
Atlanta,
February 13-14,
Cincinnati,
February 16,
Cleveland,
February 17,

Law Reporting Company, Official Stenographers
115 BROADWAY,
NEW YORK
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INDEX OF WITNESSES.

Name of Witness,

Page No.

NEW YORK - January 5th.
Francis L. Hine (See Exhibit Page 329)
E. H. Outerbridge
Charles A. Conant
A. E. Herburn
Paul M. Warburg
Alexander J. Hemphill
Albert H. Wiggin
George M. LaMonte
James G. Cannon
William W. Flannagan

Franklin Q. Brown
H. Parker Willis
Frank A. Vanderlip
Walter S. Frew
• J. H. Trego
Mr. Marshall
January 6th.
Irving T. Bush
Edward D. Page
Gates W, McGarrah
Henry Goldman
Henry H. Bizallion
Lewis L. Clarke

Edward Townsend
J, H, Cowperthwait
Samuel Ludlow, Jr.
J. P. Morgan
Max May
January 7th..
George F. Baker, Jr.
Charles H. Sabin

4a

1C
20
45
55
62

70
78
82
105
109
117
143
154
159
165

167
189
216
222

242
247
268
276
287
294

302

Charles D. Dickey

325
332
341

William

350




Woodward

Name of Witness
NEW YORK - January 7th
(Cont'd)
Joseph B. Martindale
Fred I. Kent
Stephen Baker
Robert M. Gallaway
William E. Williams
W. M. Van Deusen
Frederick E. Farnsworth
Charles E. Hoyt•
Henry M. Wells
Frederick G. Lee
Edward S. Strobhar
William J. Hamilton
Robert B. AustinV. Sidney Rothschild
George C. Van Tuyl, Jr.
James H. Perkins
Henry Clews

Page N o .
355
369
387
392
396
399
403
408
409
412
414
422
424
427
432
441
445

BOSTON, MASS. - January 9th.
J. R. Coolidge, Jr.
Hugh Bancroft
Oliver M. W. Sprague
W. D. Higgins
Clarence W, Barron
Thomas P. Beal
Alfred L. Ripley
R. C. Davis
Chas. P. Blinn, Jr.
John F, Sawyer
H. M, Batchelder
Nathan A. Gibbs
A. M. Heard
Nathan D, Prince
Mayor John F, Fitzgerald
Charles C. Hoyt James J. Phelan
Henry B, Sprague
H, L, Higginson
Robert W. Taft




454
463 '
467
496 .
497
506
511
522
525
544
545
5 48
550
552
553
561
566
580
584
592

Name of Witness
BOSTON, MASS. - January 9th (Cont'd).
B. A. Davis
John Jacobs Rogers
John J. Martin
E. W. Stevens
Silas E. Adams
Francis H. Dewey
Frederick W, Mansfield
Joseph H. O'Neil
Charles F. Hichborn
Charles B. Strecker
F. W. Estabrook
A, L« Aiken
John J, Mitchell
Frederick H. Viaux
Jerome Jones
Wilbur H. Brackett
John K. Bates
Winfield Tuck
William A. Gaston
Governor David I. Walsh
Josiah Quincy
January 10th.
George W. R. Harriman
Gordon Abbott
W. D. Higgins
W. R. Whiting
E. Moody Boynton
George Graham
George N. Towle
Charles G. Allen

Page N o .

596
597
600
603 & 669
610
615
616
619
624
628
631
632
635
637
640
641
643
645
648
664
670

689
703
710
719
722
7 28
730
737

WASHINGTON, D.C. -January 14th.
Henry W. McKee
Commissioner 0. P. Newman
William H . Singleton
M. E. Church
John B. Larner
A. G. Clapham
William H. Saunders




642
666
667

677
681
687
69 5

Name of Witness

Page No.

WASHINGTON, D. C. - January 14th (Cont'd. )
698
John Poole
713,763,815
Waldo Newcomer
756
Rufus M. Gibbs
765,816.
William B. Hurst
774
William Ingle




January 15th.
George J. Seay
William T. Reed
T. M. Carrington
S. C. Mitchell
Oliver J, Sands
M. T. Ansel
John R. Saunders
George A. Holderness
J. Elwood Cox
John F. Bruton"
Joseph G. Brown
R. G. Phett
George S. Wallace
D. Y. Cooper
J. W. Norwood
William B. Irvine
Oliver G. Beans
Howard Sutherland
R, B. Naylor
W, B. Francis

H. H. Moss

830
872
882
886
897
902
906
910
916
918
922
924
935
937
9 38
944
953
956,967
959,966
963
967

January 16th,

E. Y. Webb
Charles A. Pland
H. M. Victor
Cameron Morrison
W. C. Wilkinson
Levi L, Rue
Charles R. Miller
Caleb M. Sheward
Winfield H. Minch
Montgomery Evans
H, S. Whiteman

975
975
983
994
1000
1008
1083
1087
1093
1097
3.100

Name of Witness
WASHINGTON, D. C. - January 16th (Cont'd).
John C. Carter
Samuel McCracken
W. H. Painter
Mr. Law
H, E.. Fries
G. W, Maslin
John W. Pries
J. L. Ludlow
W. H. Stevenson"
Resolution, Pittsburgh Chamber of
Commerce favoring Pittsburgh
Charles McKnight
James Francis Burke
George T. Oliver
Joseph A. McNamee
Carlton Godfrey
Mayor William Riddle

Page "Mo

1104
1105
1108
1110,1114
1116
1119

1121
1125
1130
1139
1140
1165
1199
1202
1208
1210

CHICAGO, ILL. - January 19th.




Harry A. Wheeler
Arthur D. Welton
A. C. Bartlettt
John G, Shedd
C. H. Canby
James B. Forgan
George M. Reynolds
John Fletcher
W. A. Heath
George W. Curtis
J. G. Rounds
John McHugh
Walter M. Davis
John T. Hamilton
Frank EppersonGeorge H. Russell
William J. Gray
Douglas A. Fiske
Joseph Chapman
John G. McHugh

1218
1227
1232
1241
1250
1258
1284
1315
1318
1323
1330
1340
1349
1352
1354
1361
1366
1370
1372
1409

Page No

Name of Witness.

CHICAGO, ILL. (Cont'd.)-January 20th,
F. A. Chamberlain
J. E. Phelan
Douglas A. Fi3ke
J. C. Bassett
John R. Mitchell
J. W. Wheeler
William Magivny
John J. Flannagan
George H, Prince
C. W. Gordon
A, F. Dawson
E. H. Bailey
F. B. Yetter
E. K. Weber
Edward W. Payne
Edward D. Keys
R. T. Forbes
Volney T. Malott'
Frank D. Stalnaker
E. M. Wing

1421
1454
1461
1466
1470,1504
147 6
1505
1509
1512
1513
1516,
1519
1524
1525
15 27
15 30
1533
1542
15 48
1552
1554

J. L. McCulloch
ST. LOUIS, MO- - January 21st.
Festus J, Wade
F. 0. Watts

A. L. Shapleigh
E . C. Simmons
T h o m a s H . West
Robert S. B r o o k i n g s
David R. Francis
J. C. V a n Riper
Edwards Whitaker
Jackson Johnson
Joseph P. B a r r o l l
Murray Carleton
Breckenridge J o n e s
E d w a r d F. G o l t r a
D. C. Nugent

S. S. Faulkner
Henry D. Sexton"




•
1559,1605
1576
1609
1618
1627
1633
1638
1648

1659
1661
1666
1669
1674
1677
1680
1686
1688

7?
Name of

Witness

ST. LOUIS, M0. - January 21st, Cont'd.)
Lucius D. Turner
Wirt Wright
A. H. Waite
0. H. Leonard
Sterling Fort
L, W, Duncan
Thomas W . Long
A. H. Eckles
J. N. Brown.
January 22nd. .
R. H. Stockton
W» M. Kavanaugh
Samuel W . Reyburn
C. H. Murphy
David S. Lansden
A.-H.-Einchey
J. F. Abell
W . J, Echols
Henry Reis
J. • M. Winters
Jackson R. Pearce
R. F. McNally
James P. Hinton
S. Y , Trimble
W. L. Kemper
W. F - Paxton
.
0.. H,- Leonard
David S. Landsens
David R. Francis
H. J. Jennings

Page No

1693
1697
17 01
1706a
1710
1716
1719
1722
1723

17 39
17 47
1753
1755
1757
1761
1763
1765
1768
177 4
1777
1779
1783
1787
1790
1792
1793
1794
1795
1797

KANSAS CITY, MO, -' January 23rd.




P. W. Goebel
Dr. John T. M. Johnston"
E. F. Swinney
John H. Wiles
Leon Smith
M* Li McClure

1810,1988
1838
1855
1863
1871
1875

8
Name of Witness
KANSAS CITY, MO. - January 23rd (Cont'd).
C. Q. Chandler .
F. P. Neal
John A. Cragin
J, C. Swift
W. B. Kane
W. J. Bailey
William Mee
Elmer E. Brown
John R. Mulvane
P . A. Long
.
W; S. Guthrie
W. B. Harrison"
E. L. Copeland
W, R.. StubbS
F. G. Crowell
J. G, Schneider
Fred H. Quincy
L. W. Duncan
E, R. Moses
T. H* Dwyer
, Charles M Sawyer
Governor Hodges
George R. McCullough
Campbell Wells
W. F. Rankin
F. C. Dings

Page No.
1879
1887
1890
1397
1903
. 1907
1916
1921
1927
1931
1934
1940
1944
1952
1955
1960
1970
1972
1975
1976
1977
1979
1984
1987
1992
1997

LINCOLN, NEBR. - January 2 4th.




Dr. P. L. Hall
Allen W, Field
L. E. WettlingWalter S. Whitten
H. S. Freeman
W. s. Mellor
Luther Drake
Ward M. Burgess
W. S.- Wright
John C. Trench
Henry W. Yates
Frederick H. Davis

2006
2023
2045
2062
2069
2073
2075
2076
2086
2091
2099
2134

a

Name

of

Witness

LINCOLN, NEBR.-January 24th (Cont'd)Frank Fowler
E. F. Seeberger
J. W. Welpton
J. H. Kelly
L. M.. Talmage
C. 2. Burnham
F. W. Woods
Fred Volpp
George N. Seymour

E. R. Gurney
W. S. Delano

DENVER, COLO. - January
Gordon Jones

George Berger
Alexis C. Foster
J, Frank

Edmonds

John C. Osgood
A. E. deRicgles
Walter A. Dixon
Thomas E. Burbridge
Richard H. Malone

Morrison Shafroth
John C. Mitchell
W. W. Armstrong
George E. Abbott
H.. Van Deusen

C. N. Blackwell
Fred. A. Roof
Henry C. Hall
John W-. Morey
W. D. Tidwell

William J . Lloyd
,
W.

P. Allen
Meyer Harrison

William P. McPhee




Page No.
2141
2147
2149
2151
2153
2154
2156
2158
2160
2161
2163

26th.

2172,2272,2348
2177
2210
2215
2218
2225

2234
2248
2258
2276

2281
2292
2294

2299
2305
2311
2319
.2325
2332
2335
2343
2345

10
Name

of

Witness

Page

No.

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - January 29th.
Governor Ernest Lister
B. M., Behrends
M. F. Backus
Eugene T. Wilson
N. H. Latimer
Charles E. Peabody
C. J. Lord
Charles W. Dorr
Ex-Gov. Miles C. Moore
J. H, Bloedel
John R. Hartman
Daniel Keleher
A. G. Johnson
D. J. Charles
Eplin Job

M. A. White
Frank
Elson
Thos.
G. C.

S. Lusk
W, Durham
H. Brewer
Corbaley

2354
a376
2663,3379 ,£495
2439
2454
2474
2477
2484
2496
2505
S525
2548
2560
2570
2574
2575
2578
2581

A. K. Keller
Wm. Thomson
F. W, Tinkel
Resolution Clearing House Association
of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, endorsing
Spokane
T. J. Humbrid

A. R. Titlow
• Charles H. Frye
Grey C. Brown

2601
2622
2625
2631
2640

2641
2645
2650
2660
2666

PORTLAND, 0RE. - January 30th.
Abbott Low Kills
C. C. Colt
W. J. Burns
A. C. Dixon

J. Smith
" H. W. Mitchell
C. A. Malboeuf
Amos T. Huggins




2679
2714
2733
2741
2752
2758
2767
2773

11
Name of

Witness

Page No.

PORTLAND, ORE. ~ January 30th (Cont'd.)
Frank H. Parsons
F. F. Johnson
Governor Oswald West
S. G. Sargent
A. L. Hills
Edward Cookingham
J. C. Ainsworth
C. F. Adams
Edward G. Crawford
Merritt L. Holbrook
T. J. Mahoney
W
. G. Shuham
W
. L. Thompson
R. L. Rush
Charles S. Loveland
W. J. Kerr
D. S. Durkee
William Arthur Robb

3780
2789
2803
3814
2819
2821
2842
2844
2845
2848
2853
2854
2856
2860
2862
2864
3873
2877

SAN FRANCISCO, CAL. - February 3nd.
Robert Newton Lynch
Letter of A.F.Thane favoring SanFrancisco
"
"
J.A.Folger & Co."
"
"
"
"
W.L.Hathaway
"
"
"
W. G. Gardiner
C. K. McIntosh
Alden Anderson
George W. Mapes
E. W. Wilson
Letter of Joseph E, Caine - reasons why
Salt Lake City should be included in
San Francisco District
Letter of Frank Knox re. Salt Lake City
" " John Pingree re San Francisco
W
. W. Moore
Milton S. Esberg
Thomas Francis Delury
Alfred Kutner
Edward P. S. Troy
W.W.Phillips
W.S.Farley




2885
2893
2902
3907
2915
3933
2964
2973
3977
2983
2987
2988
2990
2994
2997
2998
30C0
3CC1

12

Names of Witness
LOS ANGELES, CAL. -

February

Page No.
4th.

J. M. Elliott
J. E. Fishburn
Stoddard Jess,
J. F. Sartori

3019,3049
3013
3034
3041

EL PASO, TEXAS - February 7th.
U. S. Stewart
James G. McNary
T. M. Wingo
Robert Kraukauer
James

S.

Douglas

William H. Brophy
E. W. Graves
Charles F. Solomon
R. E. Moore
P.' P.' Greer
Harry H. Kelly
Jackson Agee

Thos. L. Lowe
Frank R.' Coon
J. B, Herndon
Mark B. Thompson
H. D. Slater'
J. J. 0rmsbee
E. A. Cahoon
Paper by C.M. Newman on on El Paso
H. ?. Saunders

3100,3300
3107,3197
3118
31S3
3137
3139
3141
3148
3153
315b
3157
3159
3163
3164
3165
3169
3178
3188
319S
3193
3S05

AUSTIN, TEXAS - February 9th.
J. M. Wright
J. R. Babcock
M.. H. Wolfe
J. Howard Ardrey
Louis Lipsitz
E. L. Flippen
A. M. Matson

Wm. M. Robinson
Nathan Adams




3213
3213
3219
3229
3379
3391
3299
3306
3308

13
Name of Witness
AUSTIN, TEXAS - February 9th (Contd).
B. B. Paddock
R. D. Gage
Clarence Onsley

R.
M.
J.
W.

0. McCormack
Sanson
A. Stafford
H. Fuqua

W. W. Collier
Oscar Wells
A. S. Cleveland
J. W. Evans
J. E. McAshan
Lynn Lalley
E. A. Peden
L. Davidson
A. S. Cage
Will C. Hogg
Thos. H. Ball

Page No

3311
3324
3340
3350
3358
3381,3399
3399,3400
3409
3414
3446
3450
3453
3461
3471
3477
3478
3479
3483

NEW ORLEANS, LA. - February 11th.
Sol. Wexler
L. S. Bentley
Wm. B. Thompson
E. J. Glenny
Matthew J. Sanders
Crawford H- Ellis
W. S. Penick
E. T. George
Jeff D. Hardin
E. B. Harral
Edgar E. Stern
Louis S. Goldstein
Leon C. Simon
L. Palmer
J. L. Taylor
E. M. Purcell
Walker Broach
J. B. Stirling
J. F. Flournoy
John W. Barr, Jr.




3505
3598
3608
3632
3643
3662
3668
3675
3683
3700
3709
3735
3735
3747
3769
3775
3781
3788
3791
3797

14

Name of Witness
NEW ORLEANS, LA.-February 11th (cont'd.)
Richard W. Knott
Swager Shirley
Senator 0. m. JaMes
February 13th.
Sterling Fort
Wesley Drane
Thomas W. Long
Earl S. Gwin
Y. Alexander
C.P.J.Mooney
William H. Kyle

J. H. McDowell
Fred Collins
John T. Kohn
Louis B. Farley
Sol. Wexler

Page No.
3833
3845
3854
3858
3863
3866
3867
3878
3882
3916
3932
3943
3959
3967
3986

ATLANTA, GA. - February _ 3 h .
1t__

J. K. Orr
Wilmer L. Moore
John K. Ottley
Robert F. Maddox

Jos. A. McCord
J. Epps Brown
Giles L. Wilson
Newell Sanders
John H. Cantrell
T. R. Preston
February 14th*
E. Watkins
W. F. Stevenson
Richard I. Manning
B. F. Taylor
S. J. Watson
Joseph F. Gray
Mills B, Lane
W. H. Kettig
W.P.G. Harding




3997
401C
4022
4039
4094
4108
4114
4128
4129
4141
4155
4166
4177
4191,4204
4201
4206
4232
4244,4303
4346,4395

15
Name of Witness
ATLANTA, GA. - February 14th (Contd.)
S. S. Broaddus
McLean Tilton
R. G. Rhett
Senator Hoke Smith

Page No.

4293
4235
4304
4312

CINCINNATI, 0. ~ February 16th.
W. S. Rowe
George F. Dieterle
Charles A, Hinsch
E. W. Edwards
Frederick C. Hicks
J. S. McHenry
S. D. Carr
H. A. Sharp
John L. Bushnell
W• E. Gebhardt
C. D. Crites
J. S. Hill
Robert L, Archer
W. E. Baker
J. E. Buckingham
L. N. Davis
S, A, Fletcher
Andrew Smith
Marcus S, Sontag
C. H. Church
H. C. Sharp
W
alter S. Harkins
C. S. Frost
A« E. Jackson
H, M. Johnston
C. C. Bowyer
J. B. Walker
J. W. Brown
M. W. Renick
S. D, Fitton
R. L. Burch
James A. Green
CLEVELAND. OHIO - February 17th.
J. J. Sullivan
Mayor Newton D. Baker
L. F. Kiesewetter




4346,4428,4517
4376
4387
4407
4412
4418
4435
4437
4440
4442
4445
4447
4450
4451
4453
4455
4457
4463
4468
4470
4473
4476
4478
4482
i486
4491
4493,4521
4497
4499
4501
4504
4513
4526
4592
4606

16

II7BSX OF EXHIBITS AND LAPSES FIL2D.

Description

Page No.

NSW YORK, January 6th.
Census of 1910 -Comptroller'& Call of Oct.21, 1213,
Witness Clarke
Francis L. Hine T s suggestions as to location of
Regional Banks, Witness Baker

359
329

BOSTON, MASS, - January 9th._
Eight imaginary Federal Reserve Districts, shoeing
capital, surplus and deposits, (31inn)
Abstract of condition of Merchants1 Nat 1 ! Bank of
Providence, R.I. at close of business
January 3, 1914 (Taft)
Tblegraca froic Maine favoring Regional Bank for
Boston (Adams)
Letters favoring Boston (^itnes* Gaston) fron :
Springville Hat'l Bank of Main*
Peoplefe Nat'l Bank of Clareaont, F.H.
Nat f l fcxehange Bank of Providence, R.I.
1st Nat'l Bank of Houlton, Maine
John L. Billard of Meriden, Conn.
Merchants' Kat*l Bank of Provid^ncb, R.I.
Thomas C. Thatcher, M.C.
January 10th.
Map-Parcel Post Districts, Witness Harriman
I.C.C.Express Map dividing country into 9C0 blocks,

"tfitnuss Harrirran
I.C.C.Map, reducing ov c r 3,CCC,0CC rates to about
2,000 pagos, *itn©ee Harriaan
Chart showing cities ^horw hearings scheduled and
dat«=s, Witness Harrirtan
Chart showing first banks accepting ActfWitnoa»e Harriaan
n
f
I
n
thrbo central reserve citios
"
n
n
n
"
151 clearing house cities
n
n
c
C.P.Blinnfs views a8 to central reserve
cities, ^itntea Harridan
Chart showing geographical divisions on State lines
t i t n e ^ Harrisa/i




533

595
611
649
649
651
654
655
656
656
691

691
693
693
693
693
693
693
694

17
DeQcrirtion.

Page No.

BOSTON,
Chart
"
"
"
"
"

MASS. - January 10th (Contd.)
showing capital and surplus Regional Banks (Harriitan) 694
B
«
«
i
i
• "
694
f o r e a c h state
n
n
n
«
n "Regional Dist."
694
of Hew Sngland group, Witness Rarrirran
698
showing Southern City
"
"
699
n
National importance of Southern City
(Witness Harriman)
700
Memorandum re. districts to be formed, Witness Higgins
716
"
"
"
"
«
« capital investment,
(^itn^ss Haggins)
717
The following ^ere offered favoring Boston,Witness To77le:
Telegram from Pres. Boardcof Trade of Attlsboro, Maes.
730
"
n
n
n
n
n
n Fitchburg,
toss.
731
1
1
Letter
•
Wakefiold Merchants & Business lien 8 Aas'n 731
n
"
Norwood, Mas8. 3oard of Trade
733
n
f
"
North Berwick Nat l Bank of Maine
733
n
"
Pres* of Attleboro,Mass. Board of Trade
734
B
n
"
t
•
• Brattleboro, Vt.
"
735
n
•
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n
n Belfast, He.
"
"
736

WASHINGTON, P.O.- January ,14th.
Brief-Washington Clearing Hou-^a favoring Washington,
^itnasa McKee
648
Capital> Ac. National and State Banks in proposed
district, 7'itne33 McKe6
657
Manufacturing &c. information,
*"itn63?- McKee
657
n
n
Map of propo-cd district
657
Banking resourcbs regional area of Baltimore(NewcoiLbe)
738
n
Tables-Influence cf Baltimore
738
Map—chewing time required for mail and express matter
to reach Baltimore,T'itnose Re^coab
728
Exhibit A-Map showing suggested districts of country(Ingle)785
Figures referring to Baltimore situation,^itnesa Ingle
806
Circular letter to Florida Banks regarding Baltimore(ingle)809
Replies from tanks favoring Baltimore, Witness Ingle
809
January 15th.
Statistics concerning Richmond, Va. ,^itnoee Oairrlngton
885
Resolutions, Gre«nville ,S.C, Clear ing House Aas'r.. favoring Richmond, Va., SitK»a& Ansel
90S
Resolutions Greenvilla, S.C."
Chanbtr of Commerce favoring Richmond,(Ansel)
904
Resolutions Virginia Legislature favoring Richmond,Va.,
906
WitnbBa Saunders
Statements in behalf of Wheeling, W.Va.
944



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Description.
WASHINGTON. D.C. (Cont'd. ) January 16th.
Phila, Clearing House Resolutions re. Philadelphia,

1CCS

^itrioe* Rue

Letter of Chat. J. Cohon, Pr&s. Philadelphia 0Lan.b"or
1C11
of Ooirncrct, favcrixig Philadelphia, (Ruo)
Philadelphia Asa'n of Credit Ken-Resolutions favor1014
ing Philadelphia, Witness Ru c
1
1
Letter of.Chas. D. Joyce, ^ros. Grocera 8. Importer*
1015
2xchange, favoring "Philadelphia, (Rue)
Resolutions favoring Phila. from K&rchantfl &. ?'anu1C17
facturar? Aasoci -ation of Phila. (Rue)
Resolutions favoring Phila. frov D hila. Drug Sxcharge(Ruo) 1C18
Fact-^ about Philadelphia, ^itnos- Rue
1C59
Exhibit A-Titness Rue-(Indicating population, capital,
surplus and individual dorcsit? of Nat'l
banke, etc, •
1024, lC51
r
1110
Resolution-Chanbcr of Conferee of t?riln:ington, (Pairrter)
Resolution, ^inaton-SaleE M*C. Board of Trade, urging
Forth Carolina and Virginia be placed in Bane
1135
district, ^itness Ludlo^
CHICAGO. ILL. - January 19.

12o6
Briof in aurport of Chicago, Witno9% Canby
The following letters favoring Chicago,(^itnt^s Curtis)frc *
1336
Illinois i\Tatl Ear.I of Fooria
1336
First rational "
"
"
Con:. .German ?atl!t

n

n

Merchants National Bank of Peoria
Central
"
•
"
. "
Savings Bank of PoOria
Hon:e Savings and State Bar.k of Pooria
State Trii^t and Savings Bank •
"
Dia,e Savings and Truet Coapany of Pooria
Lbttc-r-C. H.Barrett, Pr^s. Vermilion (&.D.) rational
Bank favoring Chicago, mitno*e KcHugh
Petition from Iowa requesting that their state be placed
in Chicago district (HJr^orson)
January 3Cth.
Brief favoring St.^aul, ¥inn. ('"hcilor)
Letter of "'.T.Bro'wnlio, ::gr. Davenport, la. Clearing
Hou?e requesting Davenport be included in
Chicago district (Da^aon)




13S6
13S6
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lOtfO

15S6
1336
1527
1347
135?
148C

1519

19
Description.

Pa^o No.

CHICAGO, ILL.-(January SOth (Oor.td).
T6ll6grau: frorr H.w.Bro-m, Cashier Fir-t State Back,
Cascade, Mont., favoring St. Paul
Letter of C. A .Thurston, Glendive, Ilont., favoring St.
Paul (Bailey)
Latt©r of S. McKenr-aR, Pr^e. Union Bank & Trust Coirpany of Montana, Heltna, favor ing St. p aul(Bailay)
Letter of Clay K. Holltett»r, V.Pres. Nat'l Bank at
Grand Rapids, favoring Chicago, Witness Keys
Letter of Dudley 3. Waters, Chairman of Board, Grand
Rapids Nat'l City Bank, favoring Chicago(leys)
Letter of G. A. Abbott, Cashier, PacJrley Pat f l Bar.* ,
Ii\i9 k6 gon, Kich. , favor ing Cteisr, %o (Stalnakor)

1530
1531
15^3
15-33
1533
1551

ST. LOUIS^ MO. - January 31st.
1575
Sxlvibit Fo. 1. - £. J. ^ade
Exhibits offered by F. C. Watts as follows:
Statbinant of St.Louis Clearing Houss Ass f n, ,
1603
Capital and Reserve
StatoKtont of number of banks doing business in
1603
St,Louis and balances carried fron territory
Maps, also exhibit shoeing loans and invoetrbnts
of St.Loui? banks and traat companies in territory 1604
1640
Exhibit No. 1. - D. R. Francis - : i r (fron: Cbneus 191C)
-a
Exhibit lTo. 1. - J. C. Van Ripor-Lstt ere-Banks in Ark.&Cx-. 165S
Sxhibit No. 1. - J. R. Barroll — k a p of St.Louio Trado ttj'Ic69
1680
Sxhibit yo. 1. - 3. F. Goltra — Lap
1687
Exhibit No. 1. - S. ?. Faulknbr-Rtosolution Hol©na,Ar*.,
1691
Sxhibit No. 1. - Honry D. Sexton -Statotont
Sxhibit No. 1. - I/uciu3 D. Turnbr-Reaolution of Bellevil-X11697
Sxhibit No. 1. ^ T?rirt Wright -Map
)
le Coal Club ]11701
1701
2xhibit To. S. - "
"
Tables)r©:St,Louia tty.
January 32nd.
Sxhibit Fo. 1. - 8. *. Reyburn -Statistics favor.St.Louis 1V35
Exhibit !ro. 1. - D. ?. Lan«den -Kar of South-.m Illinois 1760
Sxhibit No. 1. - A . H. Hinch^y -Resolution endors.St.Loui- 176S
n
Exhibit BTo. 1. - Henry Reia —
Evansville Clb2r»H6u--<b 1773
Exhibit Vo. 1. - Resolution filed by Mf'.^rsxci-A
KANSAS CITY, VO.
Sxhibit 5b'> 1.
Sxhibit No. li
Sxhibit No. 1,
Sxhibit No. ©<
Sxhibit No. 1.



-

January 23rd.
L^on SirithChandler
Bailey
Bailoy
Oopofand (Kap)

1S75
1886
1909
1S10
1951

20
Description.

Pa^d No.

LINCOLN, NBER. - January 34th.
Exhibit No. 1. - Br. Hall.
n

3007

"

N o . 2. N o . 3. -

"
"

"

Nc. 4. -

n

"

No. 5. ~ Judge Field

n

No. 6. - L. 5. Wettling

"
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N o . 7. EO. ? £ —

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NO, 8. -

"

•

Nc. 9 to

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No.17 inclV
"
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No*. 16 and 19. - *alt*r S. Wtitt6n

"
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No. SC.
No, ol.
No. 34.
No. £5.
Nee. 26

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3CC8
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- Drake
- ^r.i&-ht
- Frbnch
and 27 - French

No. S8. - Henry v« Yates
No. 29. "
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"
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-

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M

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"
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"
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No. 3-2. - Fcwl^r

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No. 34. - Uolano
-

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29.
30.
31.
32.

r
i

No.
No.
No.
No.

"

2033
2046
2049
2053
2C59
2060
2060
2074
2075
2091
2093
2098
2100
2116
2127
3137
7129
3130
2147
2164

DSIT^R, POLO. - January 28th,

Bcrgcr Sxhibit Nc. 1.
f
l
"
Ne. 2.
Foster
Sdmottdb

0?good

"
"
n

de Ricqles"
•

"

•

No. 1.
No. 1.

No. 1.

No. 1.
Noe.2, 3, i, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9»

2209
2209
2314
321R
2225
£ OiOO
^ rt ^ A

Dixon

n

No. 1.

£3o4o

Burbridge

n

No. 1.

"
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Malone

H
n

so; Zi
No» 1\

2245
2243
2257
2271
2276
2298

Shafroth
Jorics

VanDeus^n




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No. 1*
Nc-. 1,

NOB.1 and 2.

31

Do-crirtion,

?s.So No.

DI5V8S. COLO. - January 86th (Cont'd.)
Biuckwtjll Sxhibit No. 1.
M
Roof
No. 1.
n
l*or©y
No. X.
n
•
Kos.S and 3.
Tid-oil
"
No. 1.
Lloyd
"
Vo. 1.
Allen
"
Too.l and 2.
n
Harrison
No. 1..

£305
3308
3325
3532
S335
£343
2345

SEATTLE, *ASH. - January 39th.
Letters of Gov. J.F.A.Strong of Alaska favoring
Seattle (Gov. Listor ).
2366 1 £J O f £•
2425
/lbua: "*ith maps and statist ice (Backus)
2425
KaS'OrandiazL endorsing Seattle
(Backus)
2473
Statistics concerning North-&stern Banks (LatiE«r)
2537
iiesicrandutn endorsing Seattle
(Hartran)
Letter to banks a-king viowa to Montana19 location
3561
in ey^toir (A.C.Johnson).
2563
Rtjplio? fro: banks giving vic-^s &-c. "
"(Juhneon)
2569
Statistics of Montana ae to cattle, otc.
(Johneon)
Letter of authorisation, Eutt« Chamber of Co:, ©rcb
(D.J.Charlos)
35.7C
Tclogran fro~ Helena Clearing Hou.-^c r». choice of
2580
location of bank (F.S.Lusk)
2595
Ooaparativo ar c a imp of four £.*. states (F.T^.Dunhar:.)
T
Map shoring farm crop values N,7 . atates (F."^»DunliaiL)
2597
Columbia Rivor baein map showing Spokan© a3 railroad
2598
cc nt o r (F. 'rf. Dunhac)
2620
Kaps showing Spckano situation (T.H.Bro^fcr)
Telegraiis to bankers of Idaho, concerning nortlr*rbst
3638
regional district and ro^lies (Thoneon)
2645
Bank balances of northwest (Tinkel)
Statistic? of northwest,oustona collected,©tc.(Tltlow) 3653

PORTLAND, OR5. - January 30th.
Average daily balance - Portland (Mill*)
Livo Stock distribution in Portlr*©«t (Colt)
Maps of different districts in Oregon country showing
areat etc. (7p. J. Burns )
Statement showing mov&irient of wheat (r;.J.Burn6).




36P2
£731
3741
*735

Page No
Description
PORTLAND, OES. - Jar.uary 50th (Cont'd),
Mape showing timbered area connected or tributary to
Portland and concerning limber industry (Dixon)
Maps of northwestern territory from jobbing
standpoint (Jay Smith)
Annual rorort and papers favoring Portland(S.G.Sargent)
Statistics, banks of Pacific Coast (C.S.Lcvbland)

S752
3757
3816
3863

8/N FRANCISCO? OAL. - February 2nd.
Charts showing m^t ropolitan areas of San Francirco,
Los Angolas, etc. shoving population and railway
mileage of California and other coast and western
states (Lynch)
8889
Lists of stoarriShlp lines of San Franciftoo (Lynch)
3899
dnt of custon:s business at San Francisco (FarIty) 3003
LOS .ANGSL3S, Oal. - February 4th.
That

Reaoluticn of Loe Angblce Clearing Kcu*o
Ase'n and associated banks of Los Angeloe favoring San Francieco (Fiehburn)
Statistics shoeing SbVon coast and ^rcstorn states
entitled to on© Federal Resbrv© district
(Sartori)

3C15

5043

SL PASO, TEXAS - February 7tn>
iiap of trado territory of 21 ^a-o (Sto^art)
Exhibit allowing distribution of 21 Paso tradb (Sb^art)
Statistics on bxchangb, o tc. •
"
"
(Kci-ary)
Exhibits submitted
(KcNary)
Statbir.ent a3 t^ mail facilities of S-^.Paso (Krakauer)
Letter of Douglas, Ariz. Chamber of Opmrrerce, requesting that portion of Arizona be included in
California district(Graves)
Letter of C.O»T!llis, Cashi^r, Bank of Douglas,Ariz. ,
stating that 21 ^ - s should be included ir
£,o
Arizona - Fe^ Kexico district (Graves)
Transit itens, Douglas, Ariz, for six ttonthe
(Graves)




3101
5103
3115
3118
3136

3141

3143
3145

S3
Description.

P&^e l*o\

gL ^.SO, TSXAS - February 7th.(Contd.)
Letter of Tucson, Ariz. Chamber of G o r ^ r c c requestir.g
that 21 Paso be included in Few Mexico-Arizona
district (Solo--on)
Resolutions of Ckattber of Co*-•tree of Silver City,
New Mexico, a*y.ing to be included in ?1 ^a-sc
district O g e e )
Letter of authorisation of Bowaan Bank and Tru^t
Go. of Las OrucoS, Ne-^ I-oxico (Thomson)
Letter of S. F. Cairpbell, Cas&Ur, First National Bank
of SI ^afo, v»rtifying to last a-ontior.ed letter
(Thompson)
Letter of authority of R. H.Snith, Pros. First ?tate
Ban> of Las Cruccs (ThosTTJaon)
Letter of authority of Fred 8. Hea", SbCy. Elephart
Eutte ^atcr Uaor^1 Ass'n of Fe- k'bXico(Thonpaon)
Statement in bohalf of Rio Grande Valley of Fe^
Kt»xico (Thompson)
Statorjent- 21 ?^.so?s inning industry (Onnaboe)

3149

3161
3171

3171
3173
3173
3173
33-98

AUSTIN, TSXAS - February 9th.
Maps and papers showing territory, etc, of Dallas firna
(Lipeitz)
3£9C
Resolution, kanufaoturcr* of Dallas, favoring Dallas,
(Flip-en)
3391
Latter, Int. Cottonseed ©rushers Ase'n giving list of
mills and ^biibors of association (Flipp©n)
3304
Brokers contracts covering eale3 of goods of Dallas
manufacturers to various points (Flippbn)
3395
Maps indicating lines of business(Flirpen)
3396
Resolution, Tc'xa? Bankers' As»9fn, 5th Di=>t, advocating
a proposed district (.Ardrey)
-3302
Statement, banking resourced of Dallas (Mairs)
3^09
*^ap shoeing railroads of Texas, Ckla. and Ve*r
Mexico (Paddock)
3313
Pairphlct (haddock)
3319
Figures relative to Ft.^orth as cattle- rarkct > otc.
(Sanson)
3361
Tclcgran tc ca^ttib raisers t aekirg endor^bciant of
Ft.Worth, and replies (Sanson)
3373
Letter of J. Cgdon Arrcour, favoring Ft.Worth (Sanaon}. >5%7
"
" Louis F.Swift , concerning "
"
(S&neOn)
3378




34
Description.
AUSTIN, T5X^S - February 9th (Contd.)
Resolution of cattlemen favoring Ft.^orth (Sanson)
Statement re. Fort ;rtprth (Stafford)
Exhibit No. 1. - Live Stock Industry (Stafford)
Faaphlbt containing compilation of all facts submi 11od (T-orthan)
Bock—Currency operations indicative of banking
oporatiens in Houston (t:1telis)

3379
3385
3389
34C8
34-46

NS* CRL2ANS, U . - February 11th.
wesoranduni and maps showing distances of various
citioe fro? Ne^ Orleans, etc. (^exler).
Lott-r of I o T Orleans Board of Trado ~itn Resolutions
T'
advocating Ne* Orl©ans ("'exlcr).
Letter of Fo"1^ Orleans Association of Co:, crce
favoring I?oW Orleans (T':bxlcr)
14th Report ilT6"T Orl©ana Board of Goii" i=.^ior.crs of
Port (*'-r6xlor)

Group 0 of La. Bankers Ass'n-tblegram favoring
?^- Orleans ('\xk-r)
Me^orandur of distances to ITe^ Orleans froif foreign
ports and cities in district ("'exler)
Industrial Exhibits (T"exl.-r)
Transcript #ror American Revitr of Reviews re New
Orleans ("TcjxlGr)
T

Statement regarding cotton at ! e^ Or loans (Glenny)
f
t

n

jT67r 0rl=an3

(Sanders)

5589
3589
3533
3595
3505

3595
3596
3595
3636
3651
3710

Briof on rTe^ Orleans (St»rn)
Staterrent regarding manufacturers of Fe^ Orleane,
3715
etc. (Stern)
r
3730
Brief on IV Orleans (Goldstein)
3750
Paper on lumber industry (Palner)
Palivor Exhibit No. 1.
3751 ,375b
•
"
No. S.
3752,575S
"
"
No. 3.
3753 ,3753
"
"
No. 4.
3753 ,3759
n
T
"
l o. 5.
375^ ,3763
"
"
No, 6.
3754,3764
Meridian Clearing House Ass'n, Resolution endors3783
ing New Orl-ans (Broach)
sforidian Board of Trade & Cotton Sxchango, Resolution
3784
favoring i b^ Orleans (Broach)
'1
bv99
Map of proposed district to include Louisville
February IStii.
3967
Papers and map concorning Montgomery (Kohn)



35
Description.

Page No,

ATLANTA, GA, - February 14th,
Bribf of South Carolina Gone ids ionar of

Agriculture ^Ooaxri-orcb and Industries (^at son)
Maps showing actual railroad lines (Harding)

4804
4347

CINCINNATI, 0., February 16th.
Hinsch - Exhibit D
n
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n
n
G
"
"
H
Forceful facts regarding Cincinnati (2d~arde)
ftashville Clearing House Ass'n Resolution endorsing
Cincinnati (ttcHenry)
Resolutions of Knoxville Clearing House Ass'n endorsing Cincinnati (RO^G)
Telagrair sent by Cincinnati banks urging endorsement
of Cincinnati (Rove)
Resolutions of Clearing Hou?e" Banks of Dayton endorsing Cincinnati (Row©)
Resolutions of Group 3, W»Va« Bankers' Association,
endorsing Cincinnati (Ro^e)
Resolutions Chamber of Cosrterce Huntington,^.Va.
endorsing Cincinnati, (Ro^e)
Telegram frou: 1st National Bank, ^illiamaon, "?.Va.
andovsilng Cincinnati, (Ro--e)
Letter from 1st National Bank of Terre Haute endorsing
Cincinnati next to Chicago (Ro-^e)
Letters from Muncie, Ind. and f o r 1st Natrl Bank
ri.
Of Chattanooga endorsing Cincinnati (Ro--e)
Lott^r of Indiana Bankers1 Ass'n to Indiana banks,
asking for choice of bank, etc*(Smith)
Letter of Indianapolis Chamber of Connerce to Boards of
Trade asking choice of bank(Smith)
Replies to above (Smith)
/
Maysville, Ky.brief urging bank for Cincinnati(Sharp)
Statement as to division cf country into districts
f^alker)




4395
4396
4397
4399
4409
4427
4431
4432
4433
4433
4433
4433
4433
4434
4463
4468
4468
4474
4521

36

•.

pegcrirtion

Page To

OLgVSLAlTD, 0,.- February 17th,
Map outlining districts of country (Sullivan)
Exhibit "A:1 (Sullivan)
Tables 5, 0, D, 3 and F (Sullivan)
Charts II, III, IV, V and VI (Sullivan)
Letter of H. P. McIntO3b, President Guardian
Savings and Tru?t Company ondoreing
Cleveland (3akor)
Lottor of Cor.n^ittofe representing tho Con/:crcial,
Agricultural, Industrial and Banking
Interests of Central Ohio to various banks,
requesting indication of prbfsr«nco of
location of bank (Kiesb^ettar)
Post card for reply enclosed -?ith above
(Kiesewett^r)




4537
4539
4544
4544
4604

4613
4613


Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, One Federal Reserve Bank Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63102