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Letter from Gifford Pinchot to Theodore Roosevelt

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Gifford Pinchot writes to Vice President Roosevelt with a proposed itinerary for an eight to ten week trip to explore the forests and irrigation of the West. Frederick Haynes Newell of the United States Geological Survey has proposed to Pinchot a way in which press coverage could be controlled.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Forests and forestry; Irrigation; Press coverage; Travel; Travel--Planning; United States, West; Arizona--Grand Canyon; California--Sequoia National Park; California--Sierra National Forest Region; Washington (State)--Mount Rainier; North America--North Cascades; United States--Uinta Mountains; Oregon--Dalles Region; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Newell, Frederick Haynes, 1862-1932

Date: 1901-03-27

Letter from Gifford Pinchot to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Gifford Pinchot regrets not having a letter for the Denver meeting of the American Forestry Association but understands Vice President Roosevelt's position. Pinchot and Frederick Haynes Newell are exploring some grazing and irrigation issues and will be leaving for a two week trip to the mountains. Although Pinchot expects to miss his hunt, he hopes he and Roosevelt have a "good visit, with lots of exercise."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Congresses and conventions; Forests and forestry; Grazing; Hunting; Irrigation; Letters; Travel; Exercise; Colorado--Denver; American Forestry Association; Newell, Frederick Haynes, 1862-1932

Date: 1901-08-05

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Francis E. Warren

Description:

President Roosevelt would like Senator Warren to look over the irrigation portion of his message.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Speeches, addresses, etc.; Irrigation

Date: 1901-11-02

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Charles Fletcher Lummis

Description:

President Roosevelt would like to go over the irrigation portion of his message with Charles Fletcher Lummis.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Speeches, addresses, etc.; Irrigation; Meetings

Date: 1901-11-09

Memorandum from Gifford Pinchot

Description:

Gifford Pinchot expresses his concerns on public lands, land settlement, and land reclamation in this memorandum. He proposes "better administration" by reorganizing the Department of the Interior and "better law" by repealing the Timber and Stone Act, revising the Homestead Law, and improving agricultural prospects on desert land through several proposed measures by the Department of Agriculture.

Resource Type: Memorandum

Subject: Land settlement--Government policy; Reclamation of land--Government policy; Public lands--Government policy; Repeal of legislation; Grazing districts--Government policy; Irrigation farming--Government policy; United States. Department of the Interior; United States. Department of Agriculture; United States. General Land Office

Date: 1901-1909

Telegram draft from Theodore Roosevelt to E. A. Williams

Description:

President Roosevelt congratulates the Irrigation Congress of North Dakota. He is pleased that his administration is connected with the irrigation movement in the West.

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: Irrigation--Government policy; Irrigation--Societies, etc.; North Dakota

Date: 1901-1909

Message of the President of the United States communicated to the two houses of Congress

Description:

Message given by President Roosevelt to Congress at the beginning of the second session of the Fifty-seventh Congress in which Roosevelt describes his legislative priorities for the year.

Resource Type: Book

Subject: Interstate commerce--Law and legislation; Monopolies; Antitrust law; Economic policy; Tariff--Law and legislation; Reciprocity (Commerce); International relations; Indians of North America; Irrigation; Cuba; Philippines; Panama--Panama Canal; Alaska; United States. Department of Commerce; United States. Post Office Department; United States. Navy

Date: 1902

Letter from Benjamin Ide Wheeler to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Benjamin Ide Wheeler is commenting on a current bill in Congress pertaining to water management. Wheeler is of the opinion that the primary water management control should be at the state, not the federal, level.  He has an interest in irrigation and thinks that reservoirs on existing waterways would be beneficial for the West.  He also discusses President Roosevelt's opposition to a merger that has won him quite a bit of support and possibly the Republican nomination for 1904.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Irrigation; Reservoirs; Railroads--Mergers; United States--Pacific States; Southern Pacific Railroad Company

Date: 1902-04-15

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Benjamin Ide Wheeler

Description:

President Roosevelt thanks Dr. Wheeler for the information on irrigation and the merger suit.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Irrigation; Consolidation and merger of corporations; Actions and defenses

Date: 1902-04-21

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Joseph Gurney Cannon

Description:

President Roosevelt is seeking Joseph Cannon's support for legislation on irrigation.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Irrigation; Legislation

Date: 1902-06-13

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