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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Leverett Saltonstall

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Theodore Roosevelt congratulates Leverett Saltonstall on his appointment as Port Collector.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; Massachusetts--Boston

Date: 1885-11-15

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Douglas Robinson

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt believes he should accept Mayor Grace's offer but requests Douglas Robinson's opinion on the earnestness of the offer and the likelihood of the appointment. Roosevelt is preparing for a hunt in the Rocky Mountains and may need to draw on Robinson to cover expenses as he has not completed some literary projects. He has been on the roundup for five weeks but took some time off for hunting. Roosevelt doesn't expect to make a great fortune, but is optimistic of his ranching future.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; Finance, Personal; Authorship; Ranching; Hunting; Morès, Antoine Amédée Marie Vincent Manca de Vallombrosa, marquis de, 1858-1896; Grace, William Russell, 1832-1904

Date: 1886-06-28

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Avery De Lano Andrews

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt is pleased to be working with Avery De Lano Andrews in his new position as head of the New York City Police Department.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; New York (N.Y.). Police Department

Date: 1895-04-25

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to William Woodville Rockhill

Description:

Commissioner Roosevelt discusses the pitfalls of current selection and appointment policies. He states that competitive examinations are the only way to eliminate political influence in appointments.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; Politicians--Corrupt practices; Examinations

Date: 1895-09-25

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Avery De Lano Andrews

Description:

Assistant Secretary Roosevelt writes to Avery De Lano Andrews, pleased that Frank Moss was elected.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; New York (N.Y.). Police Department; Moss, Frank, 1860-1920

Date: 1897-05-06

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Robert Anderson Van Wyck

Description:

Draft of letter from Governor Roosevelt to the Mayor of New York City, Robert Anderson Van Wyck, regarding alleged election improprieties of Police Chief William Stephen Devery.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Police corruption; Elections; Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; New York (State)--New York; Van Wyck, Robert Anderson, 1849-1918; Devery, William Stephen, 1854-1919

Date: 1900-11-05

Letter from M. A. Hawkins to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

M. A. Hawkins recently graduated from Harvard and is having a difficult time getting started professionally. He believes there is a great opportunity for a "first class shoe store" in Baltimore, Maryland, but he lacks the funds to begin operations. He requests a loan from Vice President Roosevelt or assistance acquiring a position in Baltimore.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: College graduates--Employment; Shoe stores; Small business--Costs; Small business--Finance; Loans, Personal; Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; Maryland--Baltimore; Harvard College (1780- )

Date: 1901-08-25

Letter from Seth Low to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Seth Low, soon to be Mayor of New York City, requests President Roosevelt's opinion on several potential appointments.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; New York (State)--New York; Sturgis, Thomas; Breen, Matthew P. (Matthew Patrick)

Date: 1901-12-17

Letter from Booker T. Washington to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Booker T. Washington advises President Roosevelt regarding southern appointments.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; African Americans--Politics and government; Southern States; Georgia

Date: 1901-12-17

Letter from William H. H. Llewellyn to William B. Allison

Description:

William H. H. Llewellyn's letter arrived in time for Pat F. Garrett's confirmation as customs collector.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; Employment references; Garrett, Pat F. (Pat Floyd), 1850-1908; Berry, James H. (James Henderson), 1841-1913

Date: 1901-12-18

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