• Creator
  • Cotterill, George
  • Created Date
  • 1918
  • Description
  • A prepared statement by George Cotterill explains his reasoning for opposing the purchase of street railway cars in Seattle. His arguments mostly center around the expense of the cars and the property. He is especially concerned about the burden of debt Seattle would take on in the purchase went through. He writes, "the purchase of the traction system is not attractive even at a far value, and it invites disaster to public owernship and waste ... more
    A prepared statement by George Cotterill explains his reasoning for opposing the purchase of street railway cars in Seattle. His arguments mostly center around the expense of the cars and the property. He is especially concerned about the burden of debt Seattle would take on in the purchase went through. He writes, "the purchase of the traction system is not attractive even at a far value, and it invites disaster to public owernship and waste of public resources at the proposed price of $15,000,000.". less
  • Format
  • Text
    Speech
    Scanned from original text or image at 200 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2014