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Letters of Franklin K. Lane

Personal and Political

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Published: 1922
Language: English
Wordcount: 140,397 / 396 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 62.6
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 425
mnybks.net#: 4209

Edited by Anne Wintermute Lane and Louise Herrick Wall.

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laim upon him, knew that they could count on his interest in them.

One of his secretaries, Joseph J. Cotter, a man he greatly trusted, in describing his office work says: "Whatever was of human interest, interested Mr. Lane. His researches were by no means limited to the Department of the Interior. For instance, I remember that at one time, before the matter had been given any consideration in any other quarter, he asked Secretary of Agriculture Houston to come to his office, in the Interior Department, and went with him into the question of the number of ships it would take to transport our soldiers to the other side. And as a result of this conference, a plan was laid before the Secretary of War. I remember this particularly because it necessitated my looking up dead-weight tonnage, and other matters, with which I was entirely unfamiliar. ...

"I have never known any one who could with equal facility follow an intricate line of thought through repeated interruptions. I have seen Mr. Lane, when interrup

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