Digital Library Advanced Search

SEARCH THE DIGITAL LIBRARY


10 results: Expanded View | Index View
Display: per page, sorted by
of 2 Page:

Letter from O. Foreman to George B. Cortelyou

Description:

The uncertain author of this letter (O. Foreman?) requests information as soon as it is available on the American Consul Prentis to Martinique and his family.  Although the letter did not mention the specific disaster, a volcano eruption killed many on May 8, 1902.  Foreman also thanks President Roosevelt for the sentiments expressed in a letter he received.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Eruption of Mount Pelée (Martinique : 1902); Diplomatic and consular service, American; Letters; Martinique; Prentis, Thomas T.

Date: 1902-05-10

Telegram from Theodore Roosevelt to Emile Loubet

Description:

President Roosevelt extends the sympathy of the American people for the calamity that has befallen the island of Martinique (eruption of the Mount Pelée volcano).

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: Eruption of Mount Pelée (Martinique : 1902); Volcanic eruptions; Martinique; France

Date: 1902-05-10

Letter from John Hay to George B. Cortelyou

Description:

Secretary of State Hay informs George B. Cortelyou that he telegraphed the following message to Mr. Fairman, "Consul Aime [sic] telegraphs that Consul Prentis and his family are dead."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Death notification; Martinique--Mount Pelée; Prentis, Thomas T.

Date: 1902-05-12

Telegram from George C. Perkins to George B. Cortelyou

Description:

Senators Perkins and Bard have submitted a list of California citizens that could serve as a committee to receive donations for the victims of the volcanic eruption on Martinique.

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: Eruption of Mount Pelée (Martinique : 1902); Fund raising; Charity; Martinique--Mount Pelée; Perkins, George C. (George Clement), 1839-1923; Bard, Thomas Robert, 1841-1915

Date: 1902-05-13

Telegram from Charles Emory Smith to George B. Cortelyou

Description:

$15,000 has been raised in the Philadelphia area for Martinique and Charles Emory Smith wants to know what should be done with the money.

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: Fund raising; Martinique; Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Date: 1902-05-19

Letter from John Hay to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Secretary of State Hay has given the Fort Erie appointment to Adam L. Rinewalt as President Roosevelt instructed.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Diplomatic and consular service, American--Selection and appointment; Ontario--Fort Erie; Martinique; Rinewalt, Adam L.

Date: 1902-05-24

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to J. Martin Miller

Description:

Due to previous engagements, President Roosevelt will be unable to attend the committee meeting of the "gentlemen who accompanied the relief expedition to Martinique and St. Vincent."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Eruption of Mount Pelée (Martinique : 1902); Disaster relief; Scheduling; Martinique

Date: 1902-12-31

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to William R. Corwine

Description:

President Roosevelt has received William R. Corwine's report on the National Martinique and West Indies Relief Committee and thanks its members for their support to the cause, financial and otherwise. It is the kind of spirit that is upheld in good citizenship. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Citizenship; Fund raising; International relief--Societies, etc.; Martinique; West Indies

Date: 1904-10-15

Letter from William H. Taft to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Secretary of War Taft sends President Roosevelt the transcript of an interview conducted as part of an investigation into a shipment of women having been sent to Panama at the expense of the Isthmian Canal Commission. Taft affirms that each of the women was a wife or sister of the canal laborers, and that none were "imported for purposes of prostitution or other immorality."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Governmental investigations; Canal construction workers; Foreign workers' families; Panama--Panama Canal; Martinique; Panama--Isthmus of Panama; Isthmian Canal Commission (U.S.); Stevens, John F. (John Frank), 1853-1943; Shonts, Theodore P. (Theodore Perry), 1856-1919; Settoon, J. W.

Date: 1906-01-10

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to J. J. Jusserand

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt asks Ambassador Jusserand to pass on his thanks to the French government and the individual governors of Martinique and Guadalupe.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Government etiquette; International relations; France; Martinique; Guadeloupe; United States

Date: 1916-04-03

Display: per page, sorted by
of 2 Page: