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Letter from Ansley Wilcox to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

It was brought to Ansley Wilcox's attention that Senators Hanna and Fairbanks didn't attend President Roosevelt's oath of office as they weren't invited. Wilcox wanted to bring this fact to Roosevelt's attention in case he wanted to act on the omission.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Succession; Oaths; Courtesy; Etiquette; Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904; Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918; Depew, Chauncey M. (Chauncey Mitchell), 1834-1928

Date: 1901-09-16

Letter from John A. Sleicher to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

The friends of potential western presidential candidates are beginning to say that the 1904 nomination is open. John A. Sleicher believes this is natural and stresses the importance of the New York appointments for President Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Nomination; Political candidates; Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; New York (State); Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918

Date: 1901-10-01

Letter from William Allen White to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Booth Tarkington sent William Allen White a letter recommending a male relative for a district judgeship in Indiana. He requested that White forward the letter to President Roosevelt. White was confused by the request and refused. He believed he returned the letter but it was never received, and since then he has received an "embarrassing telegram," which he encloses for the President. White hopes this letter fulfills Tarkington's request.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Judges--Selection and appointment; Employment references; Letters; Etiquette; Indiana; Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918; Beveridge, Albert J. (Albert Jeremiah), 1862-1927

Date: 1901-11-05

President Roosevelt and Vice President Fairbanks

Description:

This postcard contains no message. The front of the postcard features full color oval portraits of President Roosevelt and Vice President Fairbanks, in front of an American flag with the U.S. Capitol building in the background.

Resource Type: Postcard

Subject: Presidents; Vice-Presidents; Washington (D.C.)--Capitol Hill; United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.); Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918

Date: 1901-1907

Letter from James H. Woodard to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Senator Fairbanks is favored in Indiana for the Presidential nomination in 1904 but President Roosevelt is the second choice. Woodard believes that President Roosevelt can secure the nomination with careful handling of the Isthmian Canal and Philippine situation. Another important factor will be the careful distribution of patronage and appointments in the South and in Republican states.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Nomination; Patronage, Political; Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; Southern States; Philippines; Panama--Isthmus of Panama; Indiana; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918; Longstreet, James, 1821-1904

Date: 1902-01-23

At the White House

Description:

Newspaper clipping announcing a dinner given by President Roosevelt in honor of William H. Taft.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Dinners and dining; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Shaw, Leslie M. (Leslie Mortier), 1848-1932; Root, Elihu, 1845-1937; Henderson, David Bremner, 1840-1906; Foraker, Joseph Benson, 1846-1917; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924; Spooner, John C. (John Coit), 1843-1919; Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918; Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904; Grosvenor, Charles Henry, 1833-1917; Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922; Bishop, Joseph Bucklin, 1847-1928; Cooper, Henry Allen, 1850-1931; Hadley, Arthur Twining, 1856-1930; Beveridge, Albert J. (Albert Jeremiah), 1862-1927

Date: 1902-02-06

Letter from O. M. Tichenor to Curtis Guild

Description:

O. M. Tichenor sends an update on Indiana politics and endorses Lucius Embree for judge.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Judges--Selection and appointment; Indiana; Embree, Lucius; Durbin, Winfield T. (Winfield Taylor), 1847-1928; Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918; Hemenway, James A. (James Alexander), 1860-1923

Date: 1902-03-30

Letter from Arthur J. Shaw to James Wolcott Wadsworth

Description:

Arthur J. Shaw reviews the political situation and Republican party in Washington, which is generally favorable to President Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Nomination; Press and politics; Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; Washington (State); Indiana; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918; Ankeny, Levi, 1844-1921

Date: 1902-04-08

Letter from Samuel S. Bricker to George Bruce Cortelyou

Description:

Samuel S. Bricker would like President Roosevelt to find a position for his daughter, Bessie E. Bricker.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918; Beveridge, Albert J. (Albert Jeremiah), 1862-1927

Date: 1902-05-02

Praise from abroad

Description:

Senator Fairbanks is almost universally popular with Americans abroad and is often compared to President McKinley.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Politicians--Public opinion; Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918; McKinley, William, 1843-1901

Date: 1902-10-03?

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