Letters, Sep. 21, 1931

Cotton Figure

Sirs:

Your issue of Sept. 7 contains a letter from the Chairman of the Committee on Information and Statistics of the New York Cotton Exchange, from which I quote in part:

"I find that you give the estimate by the Department of Agriculture of the 1931 cotton crop as 15,685,000 bales. . . .

"May I point out to you that this figure is incorrect inasmuch as the Department in their estimate of Aug. 8, placed the crop at 15,584,000 bales. . . ."

On Sept. 8 the Department of Agriculture released to the...

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