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Letter from John C. Houk to Theodore Roosevelt

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John C. Houk encloses original resolutions passed within his congressional district to show "the direction of the winds" in that district.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Resolutions, Legislative; Tennessee; Brownlow, Walter Preston, 1851-1910

Date: 1904-01-04

Letter from John Allison to Jeter Connelly Pritchard

Description:

John Allen writes to Judge Pritchard, expressing concern about a Republican faction in Tennessee beginning to support Mark Hanna for the office of President.  He states his friendly motives toward President Roosevelt and wishes Pritchard to warn him of this development.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Elections--Political aspects; Republican Party (Tenn.); Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904; Brownlow, Walter Preston, 1851-1910

Date: 1904-01-18

Letter from Foster V. Brown to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Tennessee Republicans will be sending a Roosevelt delegation to the Republican National Convention. This raises issue of selecting federal office holders as delegates. Foster V. Brown assures Theodore Roosevelt that Southerners support his Panama policy.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Republican National Convention; Political participation; Tennessee--Chattanooga; Panama--Panama Canal; Southern States; Republican Party (Tenn.); Brownlow, Walter Preston, 1851-1910; Evans, Henry Clay, 1843-1921

Date: 1904-02-05

Letter from James Wilson to William Loeb

Description:

James Wilson reports that the Automobile Club, not the Department of Agriculture, was responsible for distributing literature concerning roads.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Automobiles--Societies, etc.; United States. Department of Agriculture; Cannon, Joseph Gurney, 1836-1926; Brownlow, Walter Preston, 1851-1910; Wadsworth, James Wolcott, 1877-1952; Latimer, Asbury Churchwell, 1851-1908; Scott, Charles F., 1860-1938

Date: 1904-02-29

Letter from William H. Moody to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Attorney General Moody informs President Roosevelt about a request from Representative Brownlow regarding the appointment of a district judge in Tennessee if the health of Judge Hammond continues to decline. Brownlow would like to be consulted before an appointment is made because he notes that several judges in Tennessee are ex-confederate supporters and would like to see Union supporters rewarded for their loyalty. Moody also praises a political cartoon that ran in the Washington Post.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Judges--Selection and appointment--U.S. states; Tennessee; Brownlow, Walter Preston, 1851-1910

Date: 1904-07-06

Letter from Horace H. Lurton to William H. Taft

Description:

Judge Lurton writes to Secretary of War Taft about H. Campbell, a former candidate for governor in Tennessee, who is reportedly lazy and not taken seriously by the Republican Party, but needs to be accommodated. Lurton also invites Taft to visit Nashville if he will be canvassing as part of President Roosevelt's campaign.  

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Tennessee; Ohio--Cincinnati; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Brownlow, Walter Preston, 1851-1910

Date: 1904-07-13

Letter from George B. Cortelyou to Benjamin F. Barnes

Description:

Republican National Committee Chairman George Cortelyou returns a letter from Tennessee Representative Walter P. Brownlow along with William Loeb's note of December 2, 1904. Cortelyou states that it has been customary to do what Representative Brownlow requested, and without other guidance, continuing the practice might be appropriate. Cortelyou suggests checking with Postmaster General Henry C. Payne whether he knows of any objection to such a plan. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Political parties--Management; Tennessee; Republican National Committee (U.S.); United States. Post Office Department; Payne, Henry C. (Henry Clay), 1843-1904; Brownlow, Walter Preston, 1851-1910

Date: 1904-12-14

Letter from Robert John Wynne to Benjamin F. Barnes

Description:

Robert John Wynne will forward Walter Preston Brownlow's request and has submitted a list of referees for the southern states to George B. Cortelyou.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Political parties--Management; Political planning; Political campaigns; Tennessee; Republican National Committee (U.S.); Brownlow, Walter Preston, 1851-1910

Date: 1904-12-17

Letter from Robert John Wynne to Benjamin F. Barnes

Description:

Robert John Wynne does not object to Walter Preston Brownlow's plan. In fact, the department is compelled to depend largely on his recommendations.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Political parties--Management; Political planning; Political campaigns; Tennessee; Republican National Committee (U.S.); Brownlow, Walter Preston, 1851-1910

Date: 1904-12-21

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