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Theodore Roosevelt's cabinet and funeral of William McKinley

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Photograph of President Roosevelt with black ink portraits of his eight Cabinet members. On the second page are five black and white photographs of William McKinley's casket traveling from the Milburn residence to the city hall of Buffalo, New York.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Cabinet officers; Presidents--Succession; Presidents--Death; Death and burial of a person; New York (State)--Buffalo; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Gage, Lyman J. (Lyman Judson), 1836-1927; Hay, John, 1838-1905; Root, Elihu, 1845-1937; Smith, Charles Emory, 1842-1908; Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1835-1909; Wilson, James, 1835-1920; Long, John Davis, 1838-1915; Knox, Philander C. (Philander Chase), 1853-1921

Date: 1901

Letter from R. H. Langford to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

R. H. Langford lists the many Senators and other prominent figures who support his receiving a "lucrative appointment" and asks Vice President Roosevelt's help. He would like Roosevelt to write a letter to Secretary of the Interior Ethan Allen Hitchcock and send him a copy.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Federal government--Officials and employees; Employment references; Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1835-1909

Date: 1901-08-24

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Joseph Hopkins Millard

Description:

Vice President Roosevelt just received Senator Millard's letter and he will write to Secretary Hitchcock on behalf of R. H. Langford. Roosevelt hopes he can help. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employment references; Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1835-1909

Date: 1901-09-07

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to William Neville

Description:

Vice President Roosevelt received Congressman Neville's letter and will write to Secretary Hitchcock on behalf of R. H. Langford. Roosevelt hopes he can be of service. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employment references; Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1835-1909

Date: 1901-09-07

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to William Emlen Roosevelt

Description:

President Roosevelt will follow the course suggested by William Emlen Roosevelt and will advise Congress that if they don't act, he will. Secretary Hitchcock has promised a pony for the children. James Bronson Reynolds of the University Settlement can be contacted regarding a political subscription.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Executive-legislative relations; Americans--Politics and government; Ponies; Endowments--Political aspects; United States. Congress; University Settlement Society of New York; Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1835-1909

Date: 1901-10-09

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Gifford Pinchot

Description:

President Roosevelt assures Gifford Pinchot that he will have a completely "free hand" in the Bureau of Forestry in terms of policies pursued and persons appointed. There will be no difference than if he was the "independent head of the bureau."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Government executives--Selection and appointment; Forests and forestry; United States. Bureau of Forestry; Hermann, Binger, 1843-1926; Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1835-1909

Date: 1901-10-18

Letter from Gifford Pinchot to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Now that he has President Roosevelt's support, Gifford Pinchot is willing to accept the work offered by Secretary Hitchcock. Pinchot wanted to have a free hand and hopes to get results.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1835-1909

Date: 1901-10-19

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Thomas Collier Platt

Description:

President Roosevelt informs Senator Platt that Thomas W. Cridler has accepted the position as a representative of the St. Louis Exposition. Roosevelt agrees with Secretary of State John Hay and former President McKinley that Cridler is not "well fitted" to be Assistant Secretary of State. He also assures Platt that Assistant Secretary of State Herbert H. D. Peirce was suggested for the position by others before Senator Henry Cabot Lodge became involved.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Government executives--Selection and appointment; Government executives--Salaries, etc.; Cridler, Thomas W. (Thomas Wilbur), 1850-1914; Hay, John, 1838-1905; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Peirce, Herbert H. D. (Herbert Henry Davis), 1849-1916; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924; Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1835-1909

Date: 1901-10-29

Letter from John F. Lacey to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Representative Lacey disagrees with Secretary Hitchcock's report and can discuss it further when he returns to Washington, D.C.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Governmental investigations; Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1835-1909

Date: 1901-12-21

Letter from Douglas Robinson to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Jarrett T. Richards is in Washington to meet with Secretary of the Interior Hitchcock regarding forest preservation in California.  Richards is the brother-in-law of Robinson's friend Ronald Thomas.  If President Roosevelt is interested, Robinson offers to set up a meeting with Mr. Richards to discuss forest preservation.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Meetings; Forest conservation; California; Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1835-1909; Richards, Jarrett T. (Jarrett Thomas); Thomas, Ronald

Date: 1902-01-09

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