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In January, 1882, the undersigned were notified that they had been selected by the New.York Central & Hudson River Railroad Company, W. H. Vanderbilt, P1·esident; the New York, Lake Erie & Western Railroad Company, H. J. Jewett, President; the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, G. B. Roberts, President, and the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company, John W. Garrett, President, to act as an Advisory Commission upon " the differences in rates that should exist, both eastwardly and westwardly, upon all classes of freights between the several terminal Atlantic ports," and to report upon the same.
Railroads, Common carriers, Rates
Commercial Law | Transportation Law
Cooley, Thomas M. Report of Messrs Thurman, Washburne and Cooley, Constituting an Advisory Commission on Differential Rates by Railroads between the West and the Seaboard. A. G. Thurman, and E. B. Washburne, co-authors. New York: 1882.