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Persuasive nymphs trying to lure the coy faun into the presidential waters

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Thomas A. Hendricks, Abram S. Hewitt, Charles A. Dana, and Henry Watterson are pictured as nymphs in women's clothing attempting to coax Samuel J. Tilden as a faun into water labeled "Presidential Waters." Already in the water, in the background, is Thomas F. Bayard.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Presidents--Elections; Supernatural; Ponds; Lakes; Nymphs (Greek deities); Hewitt, Abram S. (Abram Stevens), 1822-1903; Watterson, Henry, 1840-1921; Tilden, Samuel J. (Samuel Jones), 1814-1886; Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis), 1828-1898; Hendricks, Thomas A. (Thomas Andrews), 1819-1885; Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897

Date: 1883-08-22

Help refused

Description:

A woman labeled "Business Interests" is drowning in a pond of silver coins labeled "85 cents." She is wearing waterwings labeled "Patent Air-Bladder" and "Life Preserver," "Makeshift Silver Certificate," and "85-Cent Legal Tender Dollar," from which air is escaping through several punctures. The U.S. Capitol is in the background and a long line of congressmen are departing "Homeward."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Silver question--Government policy; Life preservers; Finance, Public; Business enterprises; Lakes; United States. Congress; United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)

Date: 1885-03-11

"Waiting"

Description:

A black Labrador retriever labeled "Jack" sits on a life preserver labeled "Re-election to U.S. Senate" on a board propped up against the bank of a lake. Sitting on the shore in the lower right corner is a frog that looks like Benjamin F. Butler. Caption: Mr. Logan's enthusiastic friends have already nominated him for the presidency - in 1888.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Dogs; Frogs; Lakes; Ponds; Elections; Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886; Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893

Date: 1885-06-10

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Kermit Roosevelt

Description:

Governor Roosevelt writes to Kermit Roosevelt to say he is glad Kermit enjoyed the trip to Crooked Lake with Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Lakes; North America--Crooked Lake; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1899-11-22

Letter from Richard Price Morgan to John Hay

Description:

Richard Price Morgan applied under the McKinley administration for an appointment to the international commission to examine and report on the water boundaries between the United States and Canada. The commission has once again been proposed and Morgan would like to renew his application with corresponding references.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Independent regulatory commissions--Officials and employees--Selection and appointment; Water resources development--Government policy--International cooperation; Water--Management; Lakes--Management; Water boundaries; International relations; Employment references; Canada; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Cullom, Shelby M. (Shelby Moore), 1829-1914; Frye, William P. (William Pierce), 1831-1911

Date: 1902-02-18

Letter from A. S. Draper to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

A. S. Draper recommends Richard Price Morgan as a member of the international commission that is investigating water and boundary issues between the United States and Canada.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Independent regulatory commissions--Officials and employees--Selection and appointment; Water resources development--Government policy--International cooperation; Water--Management; Lakes--Management; Canada; Morgan, Richard Price, 1828-1910

Date: 1902-03-22

Letter from Isham Randolph to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Isham Randolph, Chief Engineer for the Sanitary District of Chicago, endorses the appointment of Richard Price Morgan to the international commission to " report upon the diversion of waters that are the boundaries of the United States and Canada."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Independent regulatory commissions--Officials and employees--Selection and appointment; Employment references; Water--International cooperation; Lakes--Management; Water resources development--Government policy--International cooperation; Canada; Morgan, Richard Price, 1828-1910

Date: 1902-03-25

Letter from Henry Sherman Boutell to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Representative Boutell recommends Richard Price Morgan for appointment to the international commission to report on the waters along the boundary between the United States and Canada.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Independent regulatory commissions--Officials and employees--Selection and appointment; Employment references; Water--Management; Lakes--Management; Water resources development--Government policy--International cooperation; Canada; Morgan, Richard Price, 1828-1910

Date: 1902-03-26

Letter from Walter Reeves to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Representative Reeves recommends Richard Price Morgan for appointment to the international commission that will report on the waters that compose the boundary between the United States and Canada.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employment references; Independent regulatory commissions--Officials and employees--Selection and appointment; Water resources development--Government policy--International cooperation; Water--Management; Lakes--Management; Canada; Morgan, Richard Price, 1828-1910

Date: 1902-03-28

Letter from William P. Frye to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Senator Frye recommends Richard P. Morgan for an appointment to an international commission to examine the waters and boundaries between the United States and Canada. Frye discusses Morgan's abilities as an engineer in describing him as the man for this position.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Engineers--Selection and appointment; Water resources development--Government policy--International cooperation; Water--Management; Lakes--Management; Great Lakes; Canada; Morgan, Richard Price, 1828-1910

Date: 1902-04-14

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