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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to James R. Sheffield

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President Roosevelt asks James R. Sheffield if he would help organize a "lawyers' club" to support Roosevelt's presidential campaign in the same way that the Constitutional Club is helping Alton B. Parker.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Lawyers--Political activity; Political campaigns; Presidents--Elections; Cortelyou, George B. (George Bruce), 1862-1940; Parker, Alton B. (Alton Brooks), 1852-1926; Parsons, Herbert, 1869-1925; Root, Elihu, 1845-1937

Date: 1904-08-27

Letter from James R. Sheffield to Theodore Roosevelt

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James R. Sheffield writes to President Roosevelt to discuss the creation of a pro-Roosevelt club for lawyers to act as opposition to the Parker Constitutional Club.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Political clubs; Lawyers--Political activity; Democratic Party (U.S.); Cortelyou, George B. (George Bruce), 1862-1940

Date: 1904-08-31

News clipping about Charles Cassilly Cook

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The Cuban revolutionary party, through their New York junta, have chosen Captain Charles Cassilly Cook of Ohio as their new legal counsel. Cook's past appointments include president of the Ohio Board of Pardons and Captain of the First Ohio Infantry during the Spanish-American War. Cook is a well-known clubman from a prominent Cincinnati family, formerly a Democrat. As a lawyer, he has written on topics including insurgent soldiery in Cuba, and the heresy of the financial theories of both William Jennings Bryan as well as Coin's Financial School, written by William Hope Harvey. 

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Military government; Lawyers--Political activity; Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Cubans--Legal status, laws, etc.; Cubans--Politics and government; Insurgency; Clemency; Alternative convictions; Pardon; International law; Ohio; Ohio--Cincinnati; Cuba; New York (State); Washington (D.C.); Spain; United States. Army. Ohio Regiment, 1st; Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925

Date: 1906-09-27

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