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Letter from William Byrne to Francis C. Travers

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William Byrne informs Francis C. Travers that the Delaware leaders will soon be selecting a new man to fill his position as United States Attorney, and they have someone in mind. However, Byrne feels it would be better if President Roosevelt leaves the position vacant in order to have a fair election and force the people to come together and unite around a new man.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Attorneys general--Selection and appointment; Delaware; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1903-07-06

Letter from William Byrne to William Loeb

Description:

William Byrne once again urges William Loeb to let the President know how strongly he feels about electing Frederic Knowles to take his place as United States Attorney (Delaware) at this time.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Attorneys general--Selection and appointment; Delaware; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Knowles, Frederic Lawrence, 1869-1905; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1903-07-11

Letter from William Byrne to William Loeb

Description:

William Byrne believes that William S. Hilles would be a good replacement for him as United States District Attorney for Delaware.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Attorneys general--Selection and appointment; Delaware

Date: 1903-09-18

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to John Kean

Description:

Attorney General Knox has been hampered by the vacancy in the New Jersey district attorneyship.  President Roosevelt would like to see the appointment filled and requests Senator Kean's recommendation as soon as possible.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Lawyers--Selection and appointment; Attorneys general--U.S. states; New Jersey; Knox, Philander C. (Philander Chase), 1853-1921

Date: 1903-10-06

Telegram from Joseph W. Fordney to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Joseph W. Fordney recommends Benton Hanchett as a candidate for the position of Attorney General.

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: Attorneys general--Selection and appointment; Knox, Philander C. (Philander Chase), 1853-1921

Date: 1904-06-10

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Philander Knox

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt believes that Philander Knox will be successful in the Senate. Roosevelt will have a difficult time finding another attorney general as effective as Knox.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Attorneys general; United States. Congress. Senate

Date: 1904-06-11

Letter from Henry Cabot Lodge to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Senator Lodge regrets that he will not be able to meet President Roosevelt in Washington, D.C., because of a speech. Lodge discusses the appointment of a new Attorney General and the possibility of appointing someone from Massachusetts to a Cabinet seat. Lodge also mentions resolving a matter with Wisconsin Governor Robert La Follette.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Attorneys general--Selection and appointment; Cabinet officers--Selection and appointment; Thank-you notes; Letters; Massachusetts; New York (State); La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925; Moody, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1917; Crane, Winthrop Murray, 1853-1920; Meyer, George von Lengerke, 1858-1918

Date: 1904-06-15

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to William H. Moody

Description:

When Secretary of the Navy Moody becomes Attorney General, President Roosevelt would like to talk about the pardon of Jimmy Considine.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Attorneys general; Clemency; Pardon

Date: 1904-06-15

Letter from Charles Colefax Long to William Loeb

Description:

Charles Colefax Long sends a memo from Attorney General Knox to William Loeb regarding William Halpin's request to increase naturalization facilities in New York.  

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Naturalization; Attorneys general; New York (State); Knox, Philander C. (Philander Chase), 1853-1921; Halpin, William

Date: 1904-06-22

Letter from Philander C. Knox to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Attorney General Knox informs President Roosevelt of his resignation from office in order to accept the appointment of Senator from Pennsylvania.  

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Resignation; Attorneys general; Pennsylvania; United States. Attorney-General

Date: 1904-06-23

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