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Letter from James Wilson to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Secretary Wilson reports that Mr. Dixon had gone to Montana and he wrote to him to learn who he wanted a placement for and what kind of position would be suitable.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; Montana; Dixon, Joseph M. (Joseph Moore), 1867-1934

Date: 1903-03-09

Telephone message from Thomas Ryan

Description:

Assistant Secretary Ryan has met with Representative Dixon who is agreeable to the sale of Crow lands. Ryan is preparing the bill accordingly.

Resource Type: Message, Telephone

Subject: Crow Indians; Government purchasing of real property; Land titles--Law and legislation; Bills, Legislative; Montana; Dixon, Joseph M. (Joseph Moore), 1867-1934

Date: 1904-03-03

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to George Bird Grinnell

Description:

President Roosevelt regrets that the matter slipped his mind and it is now likely too late to make a change. Representative Dixon recommended the reappointment of Mr. Monteath and his name was submitted. Roosevelt asks George Bird Grinnell to refresh his memory on the matter and asks if Monteath would be acceptable.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Employment references; Dixon, Joseph M. (Joseph Moore), 1867-1934

Date: 1904-03-11

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to C. Hart Merriam

Description:

President Roosevelt has heard good things about Major Monteath and requests C. Hart Merriam's opinion.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Dixon, Joseph M. (Joseph Moore), 1867-1934; Gibson, Paris, 1830-1920

Date: 1904-03-14

Letter from George Bird Grinnell to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

George Bird Grinnell states "Monteath" is "not a fit man" for Indian Agent of the Blackfeet tribe due to his "slackness and inefficiency." Grinnell references affidavits he sent to Roosevelt last summer that contain complaints from people on the reservation.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Indian reservations--Management; Indians of North America; Montana--Blackfeet Indian Reservation; Dixon, Joseph M. (Joseph Moore), 1867-1934; Gibson, Paris, 1830-1920; Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935

Date: 1904-03-16

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to C. Hart Merriam

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt defends Monteath, Bingenheimer, and Burton against C. Hart Merriam's doubts regarding their fitness to hold office. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Drinking of alcoholic beverages; Alcohol; Employee selection; Government executives--Selection and appointment; United States. Department of the Interior; Grinnell, George Bird, 1849-1938; Lummis, Charles Fletcher, 1859-1928; Dixon, Joseph M. (Joseph Moore), 1867-1934; Gibson, Paris, 1830-1920; Jones, William A. (William Arthur), 1844-1912

Date: 1904-03-19

Letter from William T. Hornaday to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

William T. Hornaday is pleased to hear institutions in the United States will receive three new rhinoceros specimens. Hornaday assures Theodore Roosevelt that the Camp Fire Club dinner will be carried out according to his wishes. Hornaday strongly objected to William J. Long's presence at a dinner. The campaign to protect the fur-seal fisheries of Alaska has been successful, and Hornaday hopes the bill will pass before the end of April.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Natural history; Dinners and dining; Endangered species--Protection; Wildlife conservation--Law and legislation; Washington (D.C.); Alaska--Pribilof Islands; American Museum of Natural History; New York Zoological Park; Long, William J. (William Joseph), 1867-1952; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924; Root, Elihu, 1845-1937; Dixon, Joseph M. (Joseph Moore), 1867-1934; Cullom, Shelby M. (Shelby Moore), 1829-1914; Nagel, Charles, 1849-1940; Nelson, Knute, 1843-1923; Gaynor, William Jay, -1913

Date: 1910-03-24

Letter from the Secretary of Theodore Roosevelt to J. H. Durston

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt must decline J. H. Durston's invitation. Senator Dixon and Senator Carter are in charge of Roosevelt's Montana arrangements.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Politicians--Travel; Scheduling; Montana; Dixon, Joseph M. (Joseph Moore), 1867-1934; Carter, Thomas Henry, 1854-1911

Date: 1911-02-14

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to William Henry Hunt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt is unable to add Bozeman, Montana, to his Western United States tour.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Politicians--Travel; Scheduling; Montana; Dixon, Joseph M. (Joseph Moore), 1867-1934; Carter, Thomas Henry, 1854-1911

Date: 1911-02-16

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to J. B. Collins

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt declines the invitation from J. B. Collins.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Scheduling; Politicians--Travel; Montana; Dixon, Joseph M. (Joseph Moore), 1867-1934; Carter, Thomas Henry, 1854-1911

Date: 1911-02-17

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