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COPYRIGHT HEARINGS, DECEMBER 7 TO 11, 1906.

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DECEMBER 7, 8, 10, AND 11, 1906.

WASHINGTON: GOVERNMENT PRINTING CFFICE.

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FIFTY-NINTH CONGRESS,

COMMITTEE ON PATENTS OF THE SENATE:

ALFRED B. KITTREDGE, OF SOUTH DAKOTA, Chairman. MOSES E. CLAPP, OF MINNESOTA.

MURPHY J. FOSTER, OF LOUISIANA. REED SMOOT, OF UTAH.

ASBURY C. LATIMER, OF SOUTH CARO PHILANDER C. KNOX, OF PENNSYLVANIA. STEPHEN R. MALLORY, OF FLORIDA.

THOMAS B. ROBERTS, Clerk.

LINA.

COMMITTEE ON PATENTS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

FRANK D. CURRIER, NEW HAMPSHIRE, Chairman. SOLOMON R. DRESSER, PENNSYLVANIA. JOHN C. CHANEY, INDIANA. JOSEPH M. DIXON, MONTANA.

CHARLES MCGAVIN, ILLINOIS. EDWARD H. HINSHAW, NEBRASKA.

WILLIAM SULZER, NEW YORK. ROBERT W. BONYNGE, COLORADO.

GEORGE S. LEGARE, SOUTH CAROLINA. WILLIAM W. CAMPBELL, OH10.

EDWIN Y. WEBB, NORTH CAROLINA. ANDREW J. BARCHFELD, PENNSYL- ROBERT G. SOUTHALL, VIRGINIA. VANIA.

JOHN GILL, JR., MARYLAND.

EDWARD A. BARNEY, Clerk. 2

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TABLE OF CONTENTS.

Ja 18-07

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Page.

Text of copyright bill (S. 6330; H. R. 19853)

5

List of all persons present at hearings..

21

HEARING, Friday morning, December 7, 1906:

Statement of Herbert Putnam, Librarian of Congress

25

Statements by-

F. W. Hedgeland

26

- Herbert Putnam, Librarian of Congress.

31

Charles S. Burton

34

George W. Ogilvie...

38

George Haven Putnam, secretary American Publishers' Copyright

League

49

Arthur E. Bostwick

58

Statement of the delegates of the American Library Association 59

Bernard C. Steiner

61

Library Copyright League: Arguments

65

H. C. Wellman..

68

William P. Cutter.

73

HEARING, Friday afternoon, December 7, 1906:

Statements by

R. R. Bowker, vice-president American (Authors') Copyright League. 77

Memorandum on the bill to secure intellectual property

·81

Robert Underwood Johnson, secretary American (Authors') Copy-

right League

88

English copyright act of August 4, 1906.

92

Thomas Nelson Page.

96

Frank D. Millet

W. A. Livingstone, president Print Publishers' Association of America. 98

Memorandum of the Print Publishers of America

103

Letters by W. A. Livingstone...

110

H. N. Low...

113

Rev. Edward Everett Hale.

114

Samuel L. Clemens ....

116

HEARING, Saturday morning, December 8, 1906:

Statements by-

C. P. Montgomery, customs division, Treasury Department

121

John McDougald, commissioner of customs, Canada

124

Charles Porterfield

126

William M. McKinney

138

Ansley Wilcox

141

Alfred Lucking.

148

David C. Harrington

151

International Correspondence Schools, Scranton, December 8,

1906...

152

Arthur Steuart, chairman, copyright committee American Bar Asso-

ciation..

154

Letters from-

Geo. P. Tilton...

168

American Newspaper Publishers’ Association.

169

Publishers' Association of New York City.

169

Fromme Brothers, New York .

170

The Inland Printer, August, 1906..

172

HEARING, Saturday afte

nber 8, 1906:

Statements by-

Arthur Steuart, continued

173

Jeremiah J. Sullivan..

184

George Haven Putnam, secretary American Publishers' Copyright

League

188

Memoranda on sections 9, 13, and 30 of the bill

194

Draft of amendment by Ansley Wilcox

196

Reginald De Koven..

197

Nathan Burkan

201

J. L. Tindale..

227

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