Letters of Louis D. Brandeis, Volume 2 by Louis D. Brandeis, Melvin I. Urofsky, David W. Levy

By Louis D. Brandeis, Melvin I. Urofsky, David W. Levy

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Brandeis Mss, NMF 8- 1 MY DEAR SIR: 1 I am in receipt of yours of the 23d. Our Public Franchise League is a very small and informal organization It arose out of the efforts of a few of our citizens to protect the public as against the aggressions of the franchise-holding corporations. Some of those who are now members of the League undertook as long ago as 1897 to resist the aggressions of the street railway magnates, and in this way had to deal with questions in connection with the construction of the elevated railway and subway.

Loti is better, but we shall not be able to use him again here. Expect to ship him before I leave. Had to do some more puttying on our bucket. Tell Jean one of the fishermen brought in clams which are to be eaten this evening when William and Mary are to have a field day. To Alfred Brandeis August 29, 1907 South Yarmouth, Mass. [Brandeis Mss, M 2-41 DEAR AL: Elizabeth, Martha Aldrich, Roz & I sailed to Hyannisport this morning & saw the Bachs. Tell Fan that Miss Ella must have signalled to us a warm greeting for her, but we didn't see it.

Yours very truly 1 Charles C Hitchcock was a trustee of the savings bank at Ware, Massachusetts He had written to thank LDB for suggesting his name to the governor and to ask LDB for periodic advice and guidance in the operation of the board. To William Howe McElwain July 11, 1907 Boston, Mass [SBLI] MY DEAR MR. MCELWAIN: I presume you have noticed, in yesterday's or this morning's papers Governor Guild's appointment of the trustees of the General Insurance Guaranty Fund. The board of trustees is I think an admirable one, the Governor having acted upon every suggestion which I made, except as to Mr.

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