President Roosevelt was pleased with Chief Curry's letter because it displayed all the good work being done in the Philippines. Roosevelt would like Curry to express his feelings of pride to the Filipino police force for their hard work "to maintain order and strict justice."
Police; Philippines; Manila (Philippines). Police Department; Chaffee, Adna Romanza, 1842-1914
Vice Governor Wright would like Captain Curry to be chief of police in the Philippines.
Police--Selection and appointment; Philippines; Wright, Luke E. (Luke Edward), 1846-1922
President Roosevelt is glad that George Curry has returned and
asks if he will find time to travel to Washington.
Letters; Travel; Washington (D.C.)
Theodore Roosevelt sends his thanks to Governor Curry for the
letter and hopes that Curry will call on him the next time he is in
New York. Roosevelt is glad that Curry is going to assist Senator
Dixon in Chicago a few days before the convention begins.
Republican National Convention; Letters; Political conventions; Thank-you notes; Illinois--Chicago; Dixon, Joseph M. (Joseph Moore), 1867-1934
The secretary of Theodore Roosevelt suggests Governor Curry meet
with Roosevelt in Oyster Bay. Curry could take the 11:16 a.m.
Meetings; Scheduling; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Theodore Roosevelt has been informed that land in the
Philippines has been given to capitalists to use for sugar, which
should not have been done. Roosevelt requests information from
Representative Curry on this matter. The previous year Curry stated
that the Philippines should be independent. Roosevelt thinks that
the Philippines should be independent eventually but are not fit
for independence at present. Roosevelt trusts Curry and wishes to
know what Curry's views are on the matter of Philippine
independence, so that Roosevelt can take them into account when
evaluating his own views.
Sugar; Capitalism; Imperialism; Philippines
Theodore Roosevelt does not believe that Cutting made the
statement he is quoted as saying. Roosevelt does not recall ever
writing to Cutting about Bursum and has written Cutting to find out
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