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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Douglas Robinson

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President Roosevelt tells Douglas Robinson he will look up the building superintendent and see if something can be obtained. Roosevelt also states he needs to get Joe Murray something. On the back of the letter is a handwritten note stating Murray always claimed to have started Roosevelt in politics.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letters; Murray, Joseph

Date: 1901-12-11

Letter from Douglas Robinson to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Douglas Robinson reluctantly forwards a letter from Joseph Murray who is hoping for an appointment.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; Murray, Joseph

Date: 1901-12-23

Letter from Douglas Robinson to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Douglas Robinson encloses a letter from William Russell regarding Joseph Murray's desire to be appointed Commissioner of Emigration.  He encloses a second letter from Loring Brace of the Children's Aid Society who would like to meet with someone in the Navy Department regarding Society boys entering the Navy.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; United States. Navy; Children's Aid Society (New York, N.Y.); Russell, William Hamilton, 1856-1907; Murray, Joseph

Date: 1902-01-11

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Douglas Robinson

Description:

President Roosevelt intends to appoint Joe Murray to a position but does not believe him fit to be Commissioner of Immigration in New York. Roosevelt also expresses concern over Theodore Robinson's health.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Emigration and immigration; New York (State)--New York; Robinson, Theodore Douglas, 1883-1934; Murray, Joseph

Date: 1902-01-15

Letter from Joseph Bucklin Bishop to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Bishop informs President Roosevelt that Perry has reluctantly declined a political appointment.  He reflects on other potential candidates and intends to make an eventual recommendation.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; Political crimes and offenses; Murray, Joseph; Lewis, Richard J.

Date: 1902-01-16

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Joseph Bucklin Bishop

Description:

President Roosevelt requests Joseph Bucklin Bishop's opinion on potential appointees for an unnamed position.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; United States Civil Service Commission; Collier, William Miller, 1867-1956; Murray, Joseph; Pound, Cuthbert W. (Cuthbert Winfred), 1864-1935; Johnson, Henry C.

Date: 1902-01-18

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Eugene A. Philbin

Description:

Both pages marked as "Canceled." There has been a great deal of pressure to retain Terence Powderly and Edward McSweeney. Roosevelt is replacing McSweeney with Joe Murray even though he doubts any legal charges can be brought against McSweeney.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; Actions and defenses; Murray, Joseph; Powderly, Terence Vincent, 1849-1924; McSweeney, Edward F. (Edward Francis), 1864-

Date: 1902-03-27

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Nevada N. Stranahan

Description:

President Roosevelt would like to find a position for Joe Murray in the New York Custom House.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Customs administration; Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; U.S. Customs Service. New York Seaport; Murray, Joseph

Date: 1902-03-29

Extract from a letter from H. J. Jackson to Joseph Murray

Description:

No complaints were made to the Board of Commissioners from 1880-1885 during Mr. Nugent and Joseph Murray's tenure. H. J. Jackson believes that during this time the restaurant section of the depot was "never better or more honestly conducted."

Resource Type: Report

Subject: Consumer complaints; Restaurant management; Jackson, H. J.; Murray, Joseph

Date: 1902-03-31?

Letter from James R. Sheffield to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

James R. Sheffield briefly discusses several political topics; including an enthusiastic immigration official, prospective judge Samuel Hitchcock, and and incident with Booker T. Washington. Sheffield mentions lunches with Joe Murray and Williams.  He wants to meet with President Roosevelt to discuss Hitchcock's possible appointment and his strengths and weaknesses.  Sheffield praises Roosevelt for his recent Southern tour and speech in Charleston.  The Booker Washington incident and Tillman insult must be buried.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Meetings; Judges--Selection and appointment; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Alaska; Southern States; South Carolina--Charleston; Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915; Murray, Joseph

Date: 1902-04-12

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