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IN THE MATTER OF
A merican Co ommnissioner
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Established It puraance of the
Agreement between the
Tnited States and Germany of August 10, 1922
CHANDLER P. ANDERSON
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. Blair, Attorney
* The above-named claimant has duly filed with the American Com-
missioner a written request that he fix a reasonable fee to be paid by
.her to her attorney, Henry
. Blair, of Washington
pensation for whatever services have been rendered by him on behalf
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which he desires to have considered by the Commissioner as showing
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reasonableness of the fee asked b
im, which information
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copy of which has been communicated to the attorney.
TIn this capsef an award
nn hph ilf
f o the claimant
hisCommission on August 18, 1926, for $4,000,
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with interest thereon
at the rate of five per cent per annum
1918, to the
date of payment,
which amount represents the value of certain shares
by the claimant,
Government of Germany.
It appears from the affidavits and document
that some time
ior to September,
t, who subsequent
C arles Warner &
ly married an American citizen, retained e
Office in London, upon the supposition that she was a British subject
by reason of
Because of the change in the citizenship of the claim-
ant by reason of her marriage to an American
this case were returned by the British Clearing Office to these British
solicitors without final action thereon.
These papers were thereupon
attorneys of New
York City, by virtue of authority from the British
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this case does not
de claimant might have had
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i solicitors or
o dinsims", by letter or otherwise, has ever been had with respect to my
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as well as the personal services rendered by me, and in view of the fact
be between $750.00 and
I believe that compeni
Sted a statement from Messrs. Charles
r : Thiomson. Messrs. Charles Warnei
In respect to
nation in this matter
that I have hitherto
Warner & Richardson and Messrs.
r & Richardson have written me to
a:.teit that a fee of twenty-one guineas or $100.00 would cover their costs
payments, and Messrs. Foster & Thomson
nation entirely with me.
the question of com-
Att1,. are not included in the above sugge
he estimates at
charge for services.
sieur attorney are true and correct,
"excepting only that she believes
ht recoory bears interest is irrelevant to the- actual
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amount of compensation asked i
between twenty and twenty-
cent of the principal sum," and that she considers the com-
tion in this case should not exceed fifteen
sum, or the sum of Six hundred dollars."
per cent of the prin-
The total amount re-
in this case was $6,117.13.
take into consideration the work done by the British solicitors
section with the filing of this claim before the British Clearing
because the provision
of Section 9 of the Settlement of War
1928" limit the authority
a the fixing of fees for services rendered only
out entering int
. the A
)ner, after ai
iimznation of the records in this case, agrees with the contend
Mie. attorney that the fee of $750 proposed by him as a mi
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h before the ccumistc ancTes, and m view o:
sider nations stated in the general Jurisdictional and Administrative
Decision rendered by the American Comissioner un ie
member 28, 1928, and after caretil examination and full consideration
of the information furnished in this proceeding by the attorney and
questions involved, and after due deliberation thereon.
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paid by the claimant, Mary
P. Blair, in this case, the sum of seven hundred fifty
dollars ($750), in addition to whatever necessary disbursements were
to be paid by the claimant and received by the attorney as full com-
pensation for all services rendered in
Claims Act of 1928."
Done at Washington, D.
C., this 20th day of June,
Mixed Claims Conmisi
United States and 6
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
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3 1262 08484 1930
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