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from the establishment of the Bureau, February, 1903, to June 30, 1904,

inclusive..

Library of the Bureau

Personnel of the Bureau

Purpose and scope of the organic law

Work of the Bureau...

Special investigations..

Collection and publication of useful information

Insurance...

Legal research

Economic and statistical work...

Powers of the Commissioner

Legal work of the year

I. Investigation of State and Territorial corporation laws and records...

Compilation of corporation laws-arrangement

Corporate records

Corporate taxation

Field investigations..

Examination of records..

Specific corporations examined..

Corporate taxation

States visited...

II. Consideration of constitutional powers and restrictions

Powers of the Bureau.

Interstate commerce...

United States corporations.

State powers in relation to interstate commerce and United States

corporations

Foreign corporation law

Digest of “anti-trust” legislation..

Economic investigations ...

Outline for digests of information.

Investigation of beef industry...

Insurance work of the year

Compilation of insurance laws-general outline.

Letter to insurance commissioners and others.

Complaints ...

General policy

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APPENDICES.

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. Very respectfully,

V. H. METCALF,

Secretary. The PRESIDENT.

5 H. Doc. 165, 58–3–2

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