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Letter from James Bryce to Theodore Roosevelt

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Viscount Bryce asks Commissioner Roosevelt for information on Civil Service Reform for a new edition of his book, The American Commonwealth. Bryce asks specifically about the total number of offices included in the Pendleton Act, and the total number of places in the Federal Civil Service. In addition, Bryce hopes Roosevelt will remind "[Henry Cabot] Lodge of his promise to take steps to have an official publication of State Constitutions, in continuation of [Benjamin Perley] Poore’s Collection."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Civil service reform; Patronage, Political; Friendship--Correspondence; Books and reading; Constitutions--U.S. states; Norway--North Cape Region; North Dakota; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924

Date: 1891-12-12

Letter from William Widgery Thomas to Theodore Roosevelt

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Ambassador Thomas has presented the photograph of President Roosevelt to King Oscar II of Sweden and Norway.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Norway; Sweden; Oscar II, King of Sweden, 1829-1907

Date: 1902-08-02

Letter from Alvey A. Adee to William Loeb

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The State Department has already replied to Kelly and Company regarding one of their vessels being prevented from landing at Macoris, Dominican Republic. Local naval commanders are to protect all legitimate trade and communicate with ship masters. This case is complicated as the vessel is under the Norwegian flag but Assistant Secretary Adee believes that "American naval commanders are giving all proper and necessary assistance."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Military operations, Naval; Harbors--Access; Foreign trade regulation; International trade--State supervision; Business and politics; International relations; Dominican Republic--San Pedro de Macorís; Norway; United States. Department of State

Date: 1904-02-29

Letter from Knute Nelson to Theodore Roosevelt

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Senator Nelson congratulates President Roosevelt for bringing Russia and Japan together for peace negotiations. While Nelson does not think it appropriate for either himself or Roosevelt to recognize the new Norwegian government, he suggests that Roosevelt may commend Sweden and Norway for being able to "come together on some fair basis without bloodshed."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905); Separation of Norway from Sweden (1905); International relations; Peace; Japan; Norway; Russia; Sweden

Date: 1905-06-17

Letter from Herbert H. D. Peirce to Theodore Roosevelt

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Acting Secretary Peirce informs President Roosevelt that the Swedish government would like the United States to delay recognition of the newly formed government of Norway until Sweden could present its views on the matter. Peirce informed the government representative that the United States had not received any news of Norway's independence.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Separation of Norway from Sweden (1905); Government etiquette; Independence movements; International relations; Sweden; Norway

Date: 1905-07-01

Letter from Christian Hauge to Elihu Root

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Christian Hauge provides background information and updates on Norway's efforts to form a fully independent country from Sweden. Hauge asks Secretary Root if the United States will recognize Norway's diplomats and the unique needs of the Norwegian people.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Diplomatic and consular service, Norwegian; Autonomy and independence movements; Tariff; Norway; Sweden; United States

Date: 1905-07-12

Letter from Alvey A. Adee to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Christian Hauge called on Second Assistant Secretary of State Adee to advocate for the recognition of Norway as an independent nation following the action of the Storting on June 7 to dissolve the union with Sweden. Adee had explained to Hauge that action would be unlikely until Secretary of State Root had taken office. Adee cautions President Roosevelt that the question may also be raised if the credentials of the new minister from Sweden suggest representation of both Sweden and Norway.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Separation of Norway from Sweden (1905); International relations; Diplomatic and consular service, Norwegian; Diplomatic and consular service, Swedish; Norway; Sweden; Norway. Stortinget; Root, Elihu, 1845-1937; Hauge, Christian, 1862-1907; Oscar II, King of Sweden, 1829-1907

Date: 1905-07-13

Letter from J. M. Dickinson to Theodore Roosevelt

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J. M. Dickinson comments on the note addressed to the Secretary of State concerning the reception by the U.S. of diplomatic envoys and the recognition of consuls appointed by the Norwegian Government. Dickinson adds that he is writing on account of the interest that his "kinsman" Christian Hauge has in the matter.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: International relations; Norway; Loomis, Francis B. (Francis Butler), 1861-1948

Date: 1905-07-13

Letter from John W. Foster to J. M. Dickinson

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John W. Foster believes that Norway has been an independent country and can therefore send a diplomatic representative to the United States.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Diplomatic and consular service, Norwegian; Norway

Date: 1905-07-24

Letter from Christian Hauge to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Christian Hauge introduces himself as the Envoy Extraordinaire and Minister Plenipotentiary, recently appointed by King Haakon of Norway. Hauge presents his credentials to President Roosevelt and hopes his service will strengthen ties between the Norwegians and the Americans.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Diplomatic etiquette; Haakon VII, King of Norway, 1872-1957

Date: 1906-04-24

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