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Letter from John Hay to William Loeb

Description:

Secretary of State Hay relays that the Department of State received word from the United States charge d'affaires at San Domingo City that George Gray, Associate Justice of the United States Circuit Court of Appeals, has been appointed as third arbitrator regarding the San Domingo Improvement Company matter.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Government executives--Selection and appointment; Dominican Republic--Santo Domingo; San Domingo Improvement Company (New York, N.Y.); United States. Circuit Courts; United States. Department of State; Gray, George, 1840-1925

Date: 1903-12-01

Letter from James H. Woodard to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

James H. Woodard expresses displeasure over U.S. Senator George F. Hoar's remarks denouncing the Roosevelt administration's Panama policy.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Political and social views; International relations; Secession; Friendship; Constitutional law; Slavery--Emancipation; Treaties; Panama--Panama Canal; Massachusetts; Dominican Republic--Santo Domingo; United States. Congress. Senate; Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Gorman, Arthur P. (Arthur Pue), 1839-1906; Washington, George, 1732-1799; Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874

Date: 1903-12-18

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Joseph Bucklin Bishop

Description:

President Roosevelt thanks Joseph Bucklin Bishop for his letter about the immigration office. He does not wish to have to intervene in the Dominican Republic in any way. He has no desire to annex the island: "I have about the same desire to annex it as a gorged boa constrictor might have to swallow a porcupine wrong-end-to."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Imperialism; International relations; Emigration and immigration; Dominican Republic--Santo Domingo

Date: 1904-02-23

Letter from John Hay to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Secretary of State Hay encloses a confidential memorandum from Assistant Secretary of State Francis Loomis about his trip to Santo Domingo. Hay points to particular passages for President Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Government report writing; Dominican Republic--Santo Domingo; United States. Department of State; Loomis, Francis B. (Francis Butler), 1861-1948

Date: 1904-03-25

Letter from John Hay to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Secretary Hay writes President Roosevelt about Hay's meeting with General Juan Francisco Sánchez, Santo Domingo's Secretary of State for Foreign Relations and Charge de Affaires of the United States, regarding some difficult information that Hay gave Sanchez.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Diplomatic and consular service; Diplomatic negotiations in international disputes; Dominican Republic--Santo Domingo; United States. Department of State

Date: 1904-03-30

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to John Hay

Description:

President Roosevelt is touched about General Juan Francisco Sanchez, Santo Domingo's Secretary of State for Foreign Relations and Charge de Affaires of the United States, and wonders if Sanchez's trust in Providence might be restored if he returns in eight months.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Providence and government of God; Scheduling; Diplomatic and consular service; Dominican Republic--Santo Domingo

Date: 1904-03-30

Memorandum on ambassador to the Dominican Republic

Description:

Congress passed an appropriation for a legation at Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, and President Roosevelt will soon select an ambassador. It was reported that Roosevelt was going to select an African American ambassador but the Dominicans protested. An African American ambassador may be sent at a later date.

Resource Type: Memorandum

Subject: Diplomatic and consular service, American--Selection and appointment; African Americans--Politics and government; International relations; Dominican Republic--Santo Domingo; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1904-04-28

Letter from Henry Cabot Lodge to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Henry Cabot Lodge is suggesting that Theodore Roosevelt think about having Edgar R. Champlin become a commissioner to San Domingo. Throughout the letter he informs the President about Champlin's background and credentials, and why he would be a good fit for this position. He states that he has not run this notion by Champlin as of yet, but was hoping that the President might address the position to Champlin himself.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Applications for positions; Dominican Republic--Santo Domingo; Massachusetts--Cambridge; Harvard Law School

Date: 1905-01-25

Letter from John Hay to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Secretary Hay asks President Roosevelt if an unspecified enclosure should be printed shortly or should be held to be included in information provided to the Senate regarding the Santo Domingo case.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Annexation (International law); Dominican Republic--Santo Domingo

Date: 1905-02-15

Letter from William Andrews Clark to J. Logie Robertson

Description:

William Andrews Clark expresses displeasure with the Santo Domingo treaty and the interpretation of the Monroe Doctrine. Clark also writes that he believes the United States is setting itself up as a collection agency for the debt of South American countries.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Monroe doctrine; International relations--Treaties; Dominican Republic--Santo Domingo

Date: 1905-03-12

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