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
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.
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