Authors

Strom Thurmond

Publication Date

12-13-1947

Subject

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

Publisher

Clemson University

Abstract

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.

Contributing Institution

Clemson University Libraries

Language

English

Media Type

Manuscripts

Rights

Copyright of Clemson University. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

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application/pdf

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Strom Thurmond Collection, Mss 100

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