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Argument of John Luttrell Murphy: Before the New City Hall Commission, Delivered on the 5th and 6th of September, 1880, in Support of His Resolution for Day Labor on the New City Hall, San Francisco John Luttrell Murphy

Argument of John Luttrell Murphy: Before the New City Hall Commission, Delivered on the 5th and 6th of September, 1880, in Support of His Resolution for Day Labor on the New City Hall, San Francisco

John Luttrell Murphy

Published September 27th 2015
ISBN : 9781331425236
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Excerpt from Argument of John Luttrell Murphy: Before the New City Hall Commission, Delivered on the 5th and 6th of September, 1880, in Support of His Resolution for Day Labor on the New City Hall, San FranciscoGentlemen: In behalf of the resolutionMoreExcerpt from Argument of John Luttrell Murphy: Before the New City Hall Commission, Delivered on the 5th and 6th of September, 1880, in Support of His Resolution for Day Labor on the New City Hall, San FranciscoGentlemen: In behalf of the resolution introduced by me in your honorable body on the day of August, 1880, providing for letting the ordinary mechanical and other work upon the New City Hall out to the people at large, by the day, instead of letting it out to a few of the people only, in bulk, I have to say:The proposition is not intended to work any very great or radical change in the general plan or manner of building the New City Hall, but only in a conservative spirit to enlarge and improve one branch of that service, which has from the start been, to a more or less extent, recognized and followed by those in charge of the work.The proposition is not to do away with the contract system entirely - nor in fact at all - but only to change the mode of contracting in one of its features only - that in relation to labor - and only as to a certain kind of labor at that.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.