Freight and freightage; Railroad law; Railroads and state; Thompson, M. E. (Melvin Ernest), 1903-1980; Wright, Fielding (Fielding Lewis), 1895-1956; Cherry, Robert Gregg, 1891-1957; McCord, Jim Nance; United States. Interstate Commerce Commission; Southern Governors' Conference
Statement regarding the Southern Governors' Commodity Case (aka State of Alabama et al v. N. Y. C.R.R, 1937), explaining that the petition filed by rail carriers to block the implementation of uniform freight rates had been denied by the Interstate Commerce Commission. The statement references the Class Rate Case, a recent Supreme Court ruling which upheld regulations set by the Interstate Commerce Commission regarding shipping rates.
Thurmond, Strom, "Interstate Commerce Commission's Denial of Northern Rail Carriers' Petition for Modification of Commission's Order in Southern Governors' Commodity Case" (1947). Strom Thurmond Collection, Mss 100. 139.
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Strom Thurmond Collection, Mss 100