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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 Michael Byrne to Benjamin F. Barnes

Description:

William Michael Byrne writes to Benjamin F. Barnes regarding the intention of Commissioner Williams to appoint Byrne and make the announcement.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Attorneys general--Selection and appointment; Williams, William, 1862-1947

Date: 1903-08-17

Letter from William Michael Byrne to Benjamin F. Barnes

Description:

William Michael Byrne writes to Benjamin F. Barnes regarding a letter to be sent to Commissioner Williams about the ploy to misrepresent President Roosevelt to immigrants in order to garner favor for the opposing party. Bryne enjoyed  Roosevelt's speech to the Holy Name Society.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Attorneys general--Selection and appointment; Emigration and immigration; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Tammany Hall; Holy Name Society; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Williams, William, 1862-1947

Date: 1903-08-18

Letter from William Michael Byrne to William Williams

Description:

William Michael Byrne writes to William Williams to request appointment relating to William's job as Commissioner of Immigration at Ellis Island.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Attorneys general--Selection and appointment; United States--Ellis Island; United States. Bureau of Immigration

Date: 1903-08-18

Letter from William Michael Byrne to Benjamin F. Barnes

Description:

William Michael Byrne writes to Benjamin F. Barnes to ask for President Roosevelt's help in obtaining a desired position.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Attorneys general--Selection and appointment; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1903-08-21

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

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