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Law creating the Bureau of Corporations..
Number of employees and total salary and expenses, Bureau of Corporations,
from the establishment of the Bureau, February, 1903, to June 30, 1904,
I. Investigation of State and Territorial corporation laws and records......
Comparative efficiency of various classes of statutes..
Constitutional powers of Congress over corporate business
Appendix A.-Federal incorporation-Can Congress create corporations to
engage in interstate commerce and also grant them franchises to produce? .
Appendix B.-Federal franchise system for interstate commerce- -Considera-
Appendix D.-Corporate franchises as necessary instrumentalities of interstate
commerce-Present insecure position of interstate commerce based on State
LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL.
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND LABOR,
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY,
Washington, December 19, 1904.
SIR: I have the honor to transmit herewith the first general report of the Commissioner of Corporations, covering the period from the organization of the Bureau to June 30, 1904.