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Letter from Charles S. Baker to Theodore Roosevelt

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On behalf of the Masonic Temple of Rochester, New York, Charles S. Baker invites Vice President Roosevelt to attend the laying of the cornerstone for their new building.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Cornerstone laying; Freemasonry; New York (State)--Rochester

Date: 1901-08-28

Letter from Henry G. Thomas to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Henry G. Thomas asks President Roosevelt for a contribution to be deposited with other "articles which will be of interest to future generations" in the cornerstone of a soldier's memorial currently under construction (Stowe, VT).  The monument appears to honor soldiers from the American Civil War and Roosevelt is promised that any articles he deposits will not be read for many years to come.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: American Civil War (1861-1865); Soldiers' monuments; Cornerstone laying; Memorial Day; Memorial rites and ceremonies; Vermont--Stowe

Date: 1902-04-10

Letter from W. L. Davidson to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

W. L. Davidson invites President Roosevelt to be present at the ceremony for the laying of the cornerstone at the McKinley Memorial-Ohio College of Government at the American University. The ceremony had been postponed due to a severe winter and is now scheduled for May 14.  Roosevelt declined the previous invitation, but Davidson hopes that he can make the re-scheduled event.  Davidson tells Roosevelt he knows of the President's interest in education and that President McKinley had promised to lay the cornerstone before his death. Senator Dolliver and Governor Nash of Ohio are to attend. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Cornerstone laying; Washington (D.C.); American University (Washington, D.C.); McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Dolliver, Jonathan P. (Jonathan Prentiss), 1858-1910; Nash, George Kilbon, 1842-1904

Date: 1902-04-23

Letter from W. L. Davidson to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

W. L. Davidson is pleased that President Roosevelt will be present at the laying of the cornerstone for the McKinley Memorial Ohio College of Government at American University. He wants to make sure that the President's anticipated presence can be made known on the invitations.  Davidson wants a large crowd, hence the desire for permission to note Roosevelt's anticipated presence in the religious presses and churches on the Sunday before the event. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Cornerstone laying; Washington (D.C.); American University (Washington, D.C.)

Date: 1902-04-30

Letter from C. W. Baldwin to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

C. W. Baldwin reminds President Roosevelt that the Board of Trustees of The American University have a meeting and the laying of the cornerstone for the McKinley Memorial-Ohio College of Government are both scheduled for May 14. The Roosevelt's presence is desired for both occasions.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Cornerstone laying; American University (Washington, D.C.); McKinley, William, 1843-1901

Date: 1902-05-03

Letter from W. L. Davidson to George Bruce Cortelyou

Description:

W. L. Davidson provides what he believes to be the best route from the White House to American University. The route Davidson recommends to President Roosevelt should take about 3/4 of an hour.  The actual cornerstone ceremony should take about an hour.  Davidson enclosed a program for Roosevelt's information.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Cornerstone laying; Washington (D.C.); American University (Washington, D.C.)

Date: 1902-05-09

Letter from Henry G. Thomas to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Henry G. Thomas asks President Roosevelt for a contribution to be deposited with other "articles which will be of interest to future generations" in the cornerstone of a soldier's memorial currently under construction (Stowe, VT).  The monument appears to honor soldiers from the American Civil War and Roosevelt is promised that any articles he deposits will not be read for many years to come.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: American Civil War (1861-1865); Cornerstone laying; Soldiers' monuments; Memorial rites and ceremonies; Memorial Day; Vermont--Stowe; Grand Army of the Republic

Date: 1902-05-10

Letter from W. L. Davidson to George Bruce Cortelyou

Description:

W. L. Davidson has already responded to George Bruce Cortelyou's letter of May 8, and believes all of the questions have been fully answered, including the best route to the ceremony from the White House.  Davidson sent a program for President Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Cornerstone laying; Washington (D.C.); American University (Washington, D.C.)

Date: 1902-05-13

Corner-stone laying of the McKinley Memorial Ohio College of Government of the American University

Description:

Program for the cornerstone laying of the McKinley Memorial Ohio College of Government at American University. The cornerstone was laid by President Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Program

Subject: Cornerstone laying; American University (Washington, D.C.); McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1902-05-14

Letter from W. L. Davidson to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

W. L. Davidson is writing to thank President Roosevelt for laying the cornerstone for the McKinley Memorial Ohio College of Government. He believes that Roosevelt's appearance and the press coverage will permit the easy raising of funds needed for the project.  American University will stand for Methodism, Protestantism, and Americanism.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Cornerstone laying; Washington (D.C.); American University (Washington, D.C.)

Date: 1902-05-15

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