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Report on the Wisconsin Factional Republican Quarrel

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Wilder gives an in-depth analysis of the political dispute between Wisconsin Governor Robert M. La Follette and the newly-organized Republican League, or Stalwarts, created to oppose him.

Resource Type: Report

Subject: Primaries; Wisconsin; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925; Spooner, John C. (John Coit), 1843-1919; Quarles, Joseph Very, 1843-1911; Whitehead, John Meek, 1852-1924

Date: 1902-01-16

Letter from George B. Cortelyou to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Secretary Cortelyou received the letter from Governor La Follette in support of Judge Willrich. He will make a "diligent inquiry" into the matter.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925

Date: 1903-07-19

Campaign pin for Theodore Roosevelt and Robert La Follette

Description:

The round celluloid campaign pin depicts Theodore Roosevelt on the left and Robert La Follette on the right. The pin contains colorized scrolled decoration and the American shield around the images. The reverse side has a paper label from The Whitehead & Hoag Co.

Resource Type: Button, Political

Subject: Campaign paraphernalia; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925

Date: 1904

Letter from James Armstrong Blanchard to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

James Blanchard warns Theodore Roosevelt of a seating dispute between the Wisconsin delegations to the National Convention led by Governor LaFollette and Senator Spooner. He fears that Wisconsin may go Democratic in the fall election.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Republican National Convention; Political campaigns; Presidents--Election; Primaries; Wisconsin; La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925; Spooner, John C. (John Coit), 1843-1919

Date: 1904-05-19

Letter from Nicholas Murray Butler to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Nicholas Murray Butler responds to President Roosevelt's letter on the political situation in Illinois and gives his opinion on Leigh Hunt, Wisconsin politics, and diplomatic representatives in Cuba and Mexico.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Capitalists and financiers--Political activity; Elections--Political aspects; Illinois--Springfield; Cuba--Havana; Mexico; Wisconsin; La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924; Squiers, Herbert G. (Herbert Goldsmith), 1859-1911

Date: 1904-05-19

Letter from Joseph Very Quarles to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Joseph Very Quarles writes to President Roosevelt regarding the contentious Wisconsin Republican Convention. Quarles assures Roosevelt that he will "get every Republican vote in the party" despite a factional split led by Congressman Robert M. La Follette that occurred during the convention. Quarles hopes that Roosevelt will use his influence to ensure that the Republican National Convention will recognize his faction's delegates.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Republican National Convention; Republican Party (Wis.); La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925; Spooner, John C. (John Coit), 1843-1919; Babcock, J. W. (Joseph Weeks), 1850-1909; Upham, Willam Henry, 1841-1924

Date: 1904-05-21

Letter from J. W. Babcock to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

U. S. Representative from Wisconsin Joseph W. Babcock writes President Roosevelt to inform him of the situation in Wisconsin regarding Republican delegates for the Presidential Convention. He says nearly all the delegates going to Chicago are Stalwarts and 60% of Republicans in Wisconsin are opposed to Governor Robert La Follette. He says Roosevelt should not worry about the national ticket in Wisconsin because it is his.  

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Political conventions; Wisconsin; Republican Party (Wis.); La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925

Date: 1904-05-25

Letter from Henry Cabot Lodge to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Senator Lodge regrets that he will not be able to meet President Roosevelt in Washington, D.C., because of a speech. Lodge discusses the appointment of a new Attorney General and the possibility of appointing someone from Massachusetts to a Cabinet seat. Lodge also mentions resolving a matter with Wisconsin Governor Robert La Follette.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Attorneys general--Selection and appointment; Cabinet officers--Selection and appointment; Thank-you notes; Letters; Massachusetts; New York (State); La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925; Moody, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1917; Crane, Winthrop Murray, 1853-1920; Meyer, George von Lengerke, 1858-1918

Date: 1904-06-15

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Henry Cabot Lodge

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt is sorry that Henry Cabot Lodge had trouble with his tooth. Roosevelt feels that the heavy work of the campaign has been accomplished by three years of work as president. Roosevelt is not comfortable with the Wisconsin situation and thinks it's not fair to the national Republican Party to choose now to leave Robert La Follette. Roosevelt is also concerned with the closeness of the vote in New York.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Elections; Political campaigns; Toothache; Wisconsin; New York (State); West Virginia; La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925; Parker, Alton B. (Alton Brooks), 1852-1926

Date: 1904-07-22

Leter from Henry Cabot Lodge to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Senator Lodge discusses a variety of topics including the Wisconsin situation and the La Follette electors. He agrees with Secretary of War Taft that "Parker was stronger the day his telegram was published than he will ever be again," most likely referring to Alton B. Parker. Lodge mentions that he has been asked to write an article for the North American Review about President Roosevelt and he reiterates his idea about Roosevelt attending the Grand Army of the Republic Encampment.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Electoral college; Presidents--Elections; Wisconsin; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Grand Army of the Republic. National Encampment; Parker, Alton B. (Alton Brooks), 1852-1926; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925

Date: 1904-07-25

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