George Walter Dunn understands that President Roosevelt cannot attend the mass meeting at Cooper Union but Dunn would appreciate a letter or telegram from the President to Chairman Robert C. Morris urging support for the entire ticket.
Meetings; Political campaigns; Campaign management; Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art; Morris, Robert C.
President Roosevelt encloses a letter about Robert C. Morris and supports Morris's appointment.
Diplomatic and consular service, American--Selection and appointment; Morris, Robert C.
Robert C. Morris has obtained several letters regarding the "District Attorney matter." Morris intends to show these letters to President Roosevelt and request his opinion. James R. Sheffield has contacted Senator Depew and Nevada N. Stranahan to determine their plans. Sheffield regrets not acquiring Roosevelt's views sooner and hopes to handle the situation adequately without involving Roosevelt.
Americans--Politics and government; Morris, Robert C.; Depew, Chauncey M. (Chauncey Mitchell), 1834-1928; Stranahan, Nevada N., 1861-1928
Senator Platt asks President Roosevelt if the attorney general has created his report on the charges against Robert C. Morris and if Roosevelt is ready to make a decision on the case. Platt tells Roosevelt he will be away for the holidays and is anxious to have this situation resolved.
Travel--Planning; Presidents--Decision making; New York (State); Morris, Robert C.; Moody, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1917
Senator Platt assures President Roosevelt that Morris is unaware that Platt has recommended him for a judgeship. A modest man, Morris has not offered himself for the position and did not offer himself for the district attorneyship either. Platt agrees with Roosevelt that the best candidates for such positions must be hunted for, and he believes that Roosevelt underrates Morris.
Judges--Selection and appointment; Morris, Robert C.
Senator Platt writes to President Roosevelt regarding Robert C. Morris' feelings on an appointment to a United States judgeship.
Judges--Selection and appointment; New York (State); Morris, Robert C.
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