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Letter from James Andrew Drain to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

James Andrew Drain will be traveling to Washington, D.C., to address claims by the State of Washington related to the Spanish-American War. He would like to meet with Vice President Roosevelt during his visit.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Travel--Planning; Meetings; Scheduling; Washington (D.C.); Washington (State)

Date: 1901-06-26

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to James Andrew Drain

Description:

Vice President Roosevelt will not be in Washington, D.C., when James Andrew Drain is in the city, but at his home in Oyster Bay, New York. He invites Drain to visit him for lunch.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Dinners and dining; Scheduling; Travel--Planning; New York (State)--Oyster Bay

Date: 1901-06-28

Letter from James Andrew Drain to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

James Andrew Drain would be pleased to join Vice President Roosevelt for lunch some day next week.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Dinners and dining; Scheduling

Date: 1901-07-01

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to James Andrew Drain

Description:

Vice President Roosevelt invites James Andrew Drain to lunch at his home in Oyster Bay, New York, on July 10.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Dinners and dining; Scheduling; Travel--Planning; New York (State)--Oyster Bay

Date: 1901-07-03

Letter from James Andrew Drain to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

James Andrew Drain plans to visit Vice President Roosevelt on July 10.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Meetings; Scheduling

Date: 1901-07-06

Letter from James Andrew Drain to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

James Andrew Drain will be leaving for New York City in the morning. He will be staying for three or four days and hopes to meet again with Vice President Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel--Planning; Meetings; Scheduling; New York (State)--New York

Date: 1901-07-12

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to James Andrew Drain

Description:

Vice President Roosevelt invites James Andrew Drain to lunch in Oyster Bay, New York, on Tuesday, July 16.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Dinners and dining; Scheduling; Travel--Planning; New York (State)--Oyster Bay

Date: 1901-07-13

Letter from James Andrew Drain to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

James Andrew Drain requests another meeting with Vice President Roosevelt. If such a meeting is possible, Roosevelt might send a telegram to the Hotel Imperial.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Meetings; Scheduling

Date: 1901-07-18

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to James Andrew Drain

Description:

Vice President Roosevelt received James Andrew Drain's note too late to make arrangements for Saturday. He will be in Jamaica, New York, on Monday around noon and suggests they meet there.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Meetings; Scheduling; Travel--Planning; New York (State)--New York--Jamaica

Date: 1901-07-20

Letter from James Andrew Drain to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

James Andrew Drain secured a strong settlement with the federal government and is now able to properly equip the Washington State National Guard. He would like Vice President Roosevelt to visit their state encampment next June. Drain thanks the Roosevelt family for their hospitality.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Militia; Politicians--Travel; Hunting; Washington (State); Washington (State). National Guard

Date: 1901-08-30

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to James Andrew Drain

Description:

The only thing that Vice President Roosevelt regrets about James Andrew Drain's visit was the absence of Mrs. Drain. Roosevelt has been called to Buffalo, New York, after the attempted assassination of President McKinley.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel; Presidents--Assassination attempts; New York (State)--Buffalo; McKinley, William, 1843-1901

Date: 1901-09-07

Telegram from James Andrew Drain to Wesley Livsey Jones

Description:

James Andrew Drain wishes that President Roosevelt should not be made to believe that he asked for the collectorship position.

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1901-1909?

Telegram from Wesley Livsey Jones to James Andrew Drain

Description:

James Andrew Drain's position will "be kept in proper shape" with President Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: Reputation; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1902-02-18

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to James Andrew Drain

Description:

President Roosevelt would have considered James Andrew Drain for the position but he didn't realize that Drain was interested. The position has been filled.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.

Date: 1903-09-02

Letter from William Loeb to James Andrew Drain

Description:

On behalf of President Roosevelt, William Loeb congratulates James Andrew Drain on the birth of his son.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Childbirth; Sons; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1903-11-11

Letter from Elihu Root to James Andrew Drain

Description:

Elihu Root thanks Adjutant General James Andrew Drain for the letter and was glad to say those things to Secretary of War Taft.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Thank-you notes; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930

Date: 1904-02-03

Letter from James Andrew Drain to William H. Taft

Description:

Adjutant General James Andrew Drain provides the requested biographical sketch.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Politicians--Biography

Date: 1905-02-10

Letter from Elihu Root to James Andrew Drain

Description:

Elihu Root has written to Secretary of War Taft regarding the appointment in the Philippines and will speak to President Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Philippines

Date: 1905-02-17

Letter from Frederic W. Keator to James Andrew Drain

Description:

Frederic W. Keator forwards a letter he sent to the Secretary of War.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letters

Date: 1905-02-25

Letter from John Barrett to James Andrew Drain

Description:

It would please John Barrett to see Adjutant General James Andrew Drain appointed to a position in the Philippines. Barrett will write to Secretary of War Taft in support of the appointment.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employment references; Philippines; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930

Date: 1905-02-28

Letter from John Barrett to James Andrew Drain

Description:

Ambassador Barrett encloses a letter from the Bureau of Insular Affairs relating to his recommendation of James Andrew Drain for a position in the Philippines.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employment references; Letters; Philippines; United States. Bureau of Insular Affairs

Date: 1905-03-28

Letter from Elihu Root to James Andrew Drain

Description:

Elihu Root thanks General Drain for the poster.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Thank-you notes

Date: 1905-07-20

Letter from William Loeb to James Andrew Drain

Description:

The matter mentioned in James Andrew Drain's letter will have to wait until Secretary of War Taft has returned and settled into his office. This may take several weeks.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letters; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930

Date: 1905-09-18

Letter from William Loeb to James Andrew Drain

Description:

President Roosevelt has received James Andrew Drain's letter and will consult with Secretary of War Taft on the matter.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letters; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930

Date: 1905-10-27

Letter from Frank McIntyre to James Andrew Drain

Description:

In the absence of Colonel Edwards, Captain McIntyre will keep James Andrew Drain informed of any developments regarding his appointment in the Philippines.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Philippines; Edwards, Clarence Ransom, 1860-1931

Date: 1906-03-07

Letter from William Loeb to James Andrew Drain

Description:

At the direction of President Roosevelt, William Loeb thanks James Andrew Drain for the letter.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Thank-you notes; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1906-03-29

Letter from Robert Shaw Oliver to James Andrew Drain

Description:

Assistant Secretary of War Shaw is pleased with the new militia law and is preparing new and revised regulations for expenditures on shooting galleries and target ranges.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Militia movements--Law and legislation

Date: 1906-06-20

Telegram from Elihu Root to James Andrew Drain

Description:

President Roosevelt wishes to appoint James Andrew Drain as district attorney of the United States Court for China.

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: Judges--Salaries, etc.; Judges--Selection and appointment; China; United States. Court for China; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1906-07-03

Telegram from Robert Bacon to James Andrew Drain

Description:

Acting Secretary of State Bacon instructs James Andrew Drain to take the oath of office and proceed to Shanghai, China.

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: Judges--Selection and appointment; China--Shanghai; United States. Court for China

Date: 1906-07-11

Letter from James Andrew Drain to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Typed copy of letter from James Andrew Drain, president of the National Rifle Association of America, in which he describes his goals for the organization. Drain wants to promote rifle practice and strengthen the country. He hopes to secure funding from a source that cannot benefit from the promotion of rifle practice. Drain hopes that President Roosevelt will join the organization as a life member.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Rifle practice; Shooting; Fund raising; Associations, institutions, etc.--Membership; National Rifle Association of America

Date: 1907-02-16

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to James Andrew Drain

Description:

Typed copy of President Roosevelt's letter expressing interest in the success of the National Rifle Association of America and enclosing a check to pay for a life membership.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Rifle practice; Associations, institutions, etc.--Membership; National Rifle Association of America

Date: 1907-02-18

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to James Andrew Drain

Description:

President Roosevelt is interested in the success of the National Rifle Association of America and encloses a check to pay for a life membership.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Rifle practice; Associations, institutions, etc.--Membership; National Rifle Association of America

Date: 1907-02-18

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to James Andrew Drain

Description:

Typed copy of President Roosevelt's letter expressing interest in the success of the National Rifle Association of America and enclosing a check to pay for a life membership.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Rifle practice; Associations, institutions, etc.--Membership; National Rifle Association of America

Date: 1907-02-18

Letter from James Andrew Drain to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

James Andrew Drain, president of the National Rifle Association of America, thanks President Roosevelt for purchasing a life membership in the organization. He requests permission to use Roosevelt's letter.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Thank-you notes; Associations, institutions, etc.--Membership; National Rifle Association of America

Date: 1907-02-19

Letter from James Andrew Drain to William Loeb

Description:

James Andrew Drain, president of the National Rifle Association of America, hopes to publicize the letter he received from President Roosevelt. He has received Roosevelt's permission to make the letter public and he suggests that the widest publicity could be achieved if the letters were released from the White House. If that is not possible, he asks for a letter of introduction to Melville Elijah Stone, general manager of the Associated Press.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Press releases; Press and politics; National Rifle Association of America; Stone, Melville Elijah, 1848-1929

Date: 1907-02-25

Letter from James Andrew Drain to William Loeb

Description:

James Andrew Drain, president of the National Rifle Association of America, encloses a redrafted copy of his letter and President Roosevelt's response. He hopes that the letters can be released to the press.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letters; Press releases; Press and politics; National Rifle Association of America; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1907-02-27

Letter from James Andrew Drain to William Loeb

Description:

James Andrew Drain has seen that his exchange of letters with President Roosevelt has been published in the New York papers. He has similar letters from Secretary of War Taft and Secretary of State Root that he would like to publicize. Drain believes that this can best be done through the Associated Press but he doesn't have a relationship with Melville Elijah Stone, the Associated Press's general manager. He requests a letter of introduction.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letters; Press releases; Press and politics; Etiquette; Associated Press; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Root, Elihu, 1845-1937; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Stone, Melville Elijah, 1848-1929

Date: 1907-03-04

Letter from James Andrew Drain to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

James Andrew Drain sends President Roosevelt his lifetime membership card for the National Rifle Association of America and a receipt for the membership fee.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Associations, institutions, etc.--Membership; National Rifle Association of America

Date: 1907-03-16

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to James Andrew Drain

Description:

President Roosevelt sends his congratulations to Sergeant W. A. Borg.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letters

Date: 1907-08-23

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to James Andrew Drain

Description:

President Roosevelt has often said what Drain wants him to say in other venues. The President's message to Congress is already very full and he must consider carefully what topics to discuss.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Speeches, addresses, etc.

Date: 1908-10-17

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