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Letter from John M. Thompson to Theodore Roosevelt

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John M. Thompson, captain of Manhattan Command No. 5 of the Corps of New York Spanish War Veterans, invites Vice President Roosevelt to be the presenter at a ceremony bestowing two flags to the command.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Veterans--Societies, etc.; Flags; Ceremonial exchange; New York (State)--New York--Manhattan; Spanish War Veterans

Date: 1901-09-04

Letter from F. Norton Goddard to William T. Jerome

Description:

F. Norton Goddard would like a letter from Judge Jerome endorsing the construction of a memorial for Rebecca S. Foster, the Tombs Angel. Goddard intends to publish the letter as a fund raising tool. He also hopes to get similar letters from other individuals of prominence in order to get the memorial built as quickly as possible.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Memorials; Tombs; Prisons; New York (State)--New York--Manhattan; Foster, Rebecca Salome; Slicer, Thomas Roberts, 1847-1916

Date: 1902-04-18

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt Cowles

Description:

President Roosevelt describes his recent experience with the coal strike. He shares his opinions about how the political machines and the corporate interests operate in a different world from the majority of people in the country. Roosevelt chose to interfere in the strike to protect the masses, and he hopes it will be over soon. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Anthracite Coal Strike (Pennsylvania : 1902); Coal miners--Labor unions; Coal--Economic aspects; Business and politics; Political clubs--Political activity; Executive power; Philippines; New York (State)--New York--Manhattan; New York (State)--New York; United States. President; White House (Washington, D.C.); Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912; Mitchell, John H. (John Hipple), 1835-1905

Date: 1902-10-16

Letter from James Sullivan Clarkson to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Charles William Anderson declines the mission to Liberia because of the fatalities that Americans tended to incur.  Clarkson would like to keep Anderson in New York as he is doing an excellent job recruiting African Americans to the Republican Party. After Anderson is able to recruit African Americans in Brooklyn and Manhattan to the Republican cause, he is to go to the rest of the state.  There is work to set up Republican clubs in New York state.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: African Americans--Politics and government; Diplomatic and consular service; African Americans--Suffrage; New York (State); New York (State)--New York--Manhattan; New York (State)--New York--Brooklyn; Liberia; Republican Party (N.Y.); Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Odell, Benjamin B. (Benjamin Barker), 1854-1926; Anderson, Charles William, 1866-1938

Date: 1902-12-12

Letter to E. Wardman

Description:

The unknown author warns that several Republican district leaders in Manhattan and Brooklyn, New York, have made arrangements with Mr. McCanon and Mr. Murphy. He suggests putting "the fear of God" in these leaders.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Americans--Politics and government; Political corruption; New York (State)--New York--Manhattan; New York (State)--New York--Brooklyn; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )

Date: 1903-10-19

Letter from Franklin Matthews to William Loeb

Description:

Franklin Matthews writes to William Loeb asking that an enclosed letter be passed on to President Roosevelt. Matthews hopes that giving Roosevelt the letter will save him from  an awkward situation with the president.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: American newspapers; Etiquette; Letters; New York (State)--New York--Manhattan; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1904-05-22

Letter from William D. Brush to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

William D. Brush announces to President Roosevelt that Roosevelt has be selected as the first honorary member of the Republican Association for the 22nd Aldermanic District of the City of New York.  Brush emphasizes that the Association fully supports Roosevelt for the presidency and asks that he accept membership to the newly formed group.  

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Associations, institutions, etc.--Membership; Presidents--Nomination; Washington (D.C.); New York (State)--New York--Manhattan; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )

Date: 1904-06-16

Receipt from the MacMillan Company to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

A receipt from the MacMillan Company to President Roosevelt for the amount of $250.

Resource Type: Receipt

Subject: Money; Books and reading; Finance, Personal; Publishers and publishing; New York (State)--New York--Manhattan

Date: 1904-12-12

Letter from Frances G. Parsons to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Frances (Fannie) Griscom Parsons, who created and managed the DeWitt Clinton Park's Juvenile Agricultural School, wrote to President Roosevelt thanking him for sending her a letter, an autographed photo of Roosevelt and one of his wife, Edith. Parsons stated she would show the pictures to the children attending the school. Parsons also said that she had showed his letter to the Park Commissioner and the Board of Education.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Thank-you notes; Autographs--Exhibitions; New York (State)--New York--Manhattan

Date: 1905-01-24

Telegram from Booker T. Washington to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Booker T. Washington urges President Roosevelt to quickly appoint Charles William Anderson to his post as a collector for the Internal Revenue Service in Manhattan. Anderson fears the opposition that may grow if there is a delay, though the newspapers and people from whom Washington has heard seem to be in favor of the appointment.

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: Administrative agencies--Officials and employees--Selection and appointment; New York (State)--New York--Manhattan; United States. Internal Revenue Service; Anderson, Charles William, 1866-1938

Date: 1905-03-07

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