Transcript of a letter in which J. C. Chance recommends H. M. Seymour, who has held the position of Chief of the Property Division of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Indian Agency, as a man of "unusual ability in all clerical positions."
Vice President Roosevelt's letter supporting the appointment of J. M. Wainwright to the United States Military Academy has been received and will be brought to the attention of Secretary Root upon his return to Washington, D.C.
Letters; Military cadets; United States Military Academy; Root, Elihu, 1845-1937; Wainwright, J. M.
Chance sends information regarding the appointment of African Americans to positions in the Armed Forces and the War Department.
African Americans--Politics and government; Mississippi; South Carolina; United States. War Department
Merritt Chance, Assistant Secretary to Elihu Root, returns a letter to William Loeb for President Roosevelt, with Root's response indicated on the letter.
United States. War Department; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Merritt Ogle Chance asks Benjamin F. Barnes to recommend to the Secretary of War that Isabella Hagner replace Mr. Rodier upon his resignation as Clerk of Class I.
Employees--Resignation; Employment references; United States. War Department; James, Isabella (Belle) Hagner, 1876-1943
Merritt Ogle Chance encloses a letter from Secretary Root for President Roosevelt's attention.
Letters; Root, Elihu, 1845-1937; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
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