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Cross-Country Riding in America

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Theodore Roosevelt discusses cross-country hunting and riding on Long Island, New York. He places emphasis on the growth of the sport within the United States, its heritage and the types of horse required.

Resource Type: Magazine article

Subject: Fox hunting; Fox hunting--Societies, etc.; Hounds; Horsemanship; Hunt riding; Riding clubs; New York (State)--Long Island

Date: 1886-07

Letter from Henry Cabot Lodge to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Henry Cabot Lodge praises Theodore Roosevelt's work and his latest book and shares reviews of his own work on George Washington.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Books and reading; Reed, Thomas B. (Thomas Brackett), 1839-1902; Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920; Washington, George, 1732-1799

Date: 1889-07-15

Letter from Henry Cabot Lodge to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Henry Cabot Lodge discusses the impact on the Republican and Democratic parties of the debate over the gold vs. silver standard. He also considers the level of support in various regions of the nation for several likely presidential candidates. Lodge responds to Theodore Roosevelt's critique of Representative Thomas B. Reed for not speaking out firmly enough in support of the gold standard when he cast a vote on legislation dealing with “gold bonds.” Lodge asks Roosevelt to “straighten out” George W. Smalley, the American correspondent of the London Times and a personal friend and promoter of Roosevelt’s, on the true American sentiment regarding the Monroe Doctrine.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Silver question; Gold standard; Monroe doctrine; Tammany Hall; Reed, Thomas B. (Thomas Brackett), 1839-1902; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Smalley, George W. (George Washburn), 1833-1916; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901; Morton, Levi P. (Levi Parsons), 1824-1920; Grant, Frederick Dent, 1850-1912; Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Ferguson, Ronald Craufurd Munro, 1860-1934

Date: 1895-08-10

Letter from Henry Cabot Lodge to Theodore Roosevelt

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Senator Lodge expresses his concern for President Roosevelt in the wake of William McKinley's assassination and hopes that Roosevelt will write him "at once" to assure Lodge of his well being. Lodge talks about a clipping that speaks of Roosevelt in French. Lodge also mentions that George Lyman (possibly George Lyman Kittredge) is "here" and worrying about Roosevelt as well; Lodge then recounts a story "because it tickled my vanity" of a conversation between Lyman and a German about Lodge and would he not be Secretary of State when Roosevelt was President. The German thought Roosevelt has killed 1800 "mountain cats."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Anxiety; Well-being; Big game hunting; Friendship; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Porter, Horace, 1837-1921; Storer, B. (Bellamy), 1847-1922

Date: 1901-09-12

Telegram from Henry Cabot Lodge to Theodore Roosevelt

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Senator Lodge expresses his sympathy after the death of William McKinley.

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: Sympathy; Presidents--Death; Presidents--Succession

Date: 1901-09-14

Letter from Henry Cabot Lodge to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Senator Lodge expresses his concern for President Roosevelt's well being and his confidence in Roosevelt's abilities in the "greatest office man can now hold on Earth" in the wake of William McKinley's assassination. Lodge regrets his absence from the nation at such a time, but knows that Roosevelt is surrounded by experienced men who will advise him and approves of Roosevelt's request that the current Cabinet stay on. Lodge discusses his opinion that John Hay will not remain in public office despite having all the qualities a Secretary of State should have and Elihu Root's qualifications for the position of Secretary of State. Lodge also assures Roosevelt that he will help him in the Senate if he can and that Roosevelt should call on him whenever he needs assistance.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Anxiety; Friendship; Cabinet officers; Cabinet officers--Selection and appointment; American Republican Party; United States. Congress. Senate; United States. Executive Office of the President; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Root, Elihu, 1845-1937; Hay, John, 1838-1905; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1901-09-15

Letter from Henry Cabot Lodge to Theodore Roosevelt

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Henry Cabot Lodge write to Theodore Roosevelt about his continued concern for Roosevelt's well-being after William McKinley's assassination. Theories about what drove Leon Czolgosz to kill McKinley are being discussed in the media. Lodge also discusses the press coverage of who would remain in the cabinet. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Anxiety; Friendship; Assassination; Emigration and immigration law; Press and politics; New York (State)--Buffalo; New Jersey--Paterson Region; Russia; Illinois--Vermont; Nicaragua; Panama; Panama--Panama Canal; United States. Department of Foreign Affairs; United States. President; United States. Office of the Vice President; United States. Congress; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Hay, John, 1838-1905; Root, Elihu, 1845-1937; Longworth, Alice Roosevelt, 1884-1980; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1901-09-19

Letter from Henry Cabot Lodge to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Senator Lodge recommends Ramon Reyes Lala for a position in Manila, Philippines. Lala is well-educated and recently completed a history of the Philippines. Lodge believes he can be of service to the United States.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; History--Spanish colonies; History--Sources--Publishing; Journalism; Philippines--Manila; Mexico--Mexico City

Date: 1901-10-17

Letter from Henry Cabot Lodge to William F. Draper

Description:

Senator Lodge has received General Draper's letter along with the copy of the letter recommending the appointment of Judge Tucker. Lodge believes President Roosevelt's goal is to appoint Republicans in the South when there are suitable candidates.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Judges--Selection and appointment; Letters; Southern States; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Tucker, Henry St. George, 1853-1932; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1901-10-17

Letter from Henry Cabot Lodge to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Senator Lodge encloses a letter from General Draper regarding the appointment of Henry St. George Tucker as a judge in Virginia. Lodge also encloses his reply. He believes the appointment of a Democrat, such as Tucker, is currently doubtful when there are suitable Republicans available.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letters; Judges--Selection and appointment; Virginia; Democratic Party (U.S.); Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Tucker, Henry St. George, 1853-1932

Date: 1901-10-17

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