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Letter from Francis Ellington Leupp to Theodore Roosevelt

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Francis Ellington Leupp relays information from a Connecticut man who expressed opposition to James Perry Platt's appointment to the federal judgeship made vacant by the promotion of Judge William K. Townsend.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Judges--Selection and appointment; Connecticut; United States. District Court (Connecticut); Platt, James Perry, 1851-1913; Platt, Orville Hitchcock, 1827-1905; Townsend, William K. (William Kneeland), 1849-1907

Date: 1902-01-21

Letter from William K. Townsend to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

William K. Townsend thinks that "Senator Platt's son would do" and he is willing to come to Washington to discuss the situation.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Judges--Selection and appointment; Platt, James Perry, 1851-1913; Platt, Orville Hitchcock, 1827-1905

Date: 1902-01-21?

Letter from E. E. Garrison to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

E. E. Garrison recommends that President Roosevelt write a book about his views on current issues. He provides an outline of potential topics.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Books and reading; Democratic Party (U.S.); Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925; Platt, Orville Hitchcock, 1827-1905; Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951

Date: 1902-04-08

Letter from Ethan Allen Hitchcock to C. F. Nesler

Description:

Secretary of the Interior Hitchcock encloses articles from the Outlook magazine pertaining to leases of land on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. A controversy is brewing over these leases and Hitchcock orders C. F. Nesler to investigate whether the Standing Rock Indians desire the lease and the propriety with which the government made the lease.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Indians of North America; Leases; United States--Standing Rock Indian Reservation; Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922; Platt, Orville Hitchcock, 1827-1905; Kennan, George, 1845-1924; Jones, William A. (William Arthur), 1844-1912

Date: 1902-04-22

Letter from Leslie Mortier Shaw to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Senator Platt suggested Congressman Russell for the Assistant Secretaryship in charge of customs but Secretary Shaw does not believe Russell will accept the position.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Platt, Orville Hitchcock, 1827-1905; Russell, Charles Addison, 1852-1902

Date: 1902-08-08

Letter from James Gibbons to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Cardinal Gibbons expresses thanks to "the Almighty" that President Roosevelt escaped from the carriage accident. In an unrelated note on the verso, President Roosevelt requests a meeting with Senator Platt and Senator Aldrich.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Carriages and carts; Traffic accidents; Aldrich, Nelson W. (Nelson Wilmarth), 1841-1915; Platt, Orville Hitchcock, 1827-1905

Date: 1902-09-11

Home again

Description:

Cartoon depicts President Roosevelt slamming his fist against a table which is breaking over various government officials. Item is regarding Roosevelt's return to work following his hunting trip to Mississippi.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Hunting; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924; Platt, Orville Hitchcock, 1827-1905; Burrows, Julius C. (Julius Caesar), 1837-1915; Spooner, John C. (John Coit), 1843-1919; Grosvenor, Charles Henry, 1833-1917; Babcock, J. W. (Joseph Weeks), 1850-1909; Foraker, Joseph Benson, 1846-1917

Date: 1902-11-22

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Elihu Root

Description:

Jeremiah F. Donovan would like a position in the Judge Advocate's Department and is highly recommended by Senator Platt. President Roosevelt is unsure if there are any vacancies but would like to go over Donovan's papers.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: United States. Army. Judge Advocate General's Department; Platt, Orville Hitchcock, 1827-1905; Donovan, Jeremiah F.

Date: 1903-02-25

Letter from Herbert H. D. Peirce to William Loeb

Description:

Herbert H. D. Peirce submits suggestions for several consular changes, particularly at Barbados and Guatemala.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Diplomatic and consular service, American--Selection and appointment; Guatemala; Barbados; Platt, Orville Hitchcock, 1827-1905

Date: 1903-03-07

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Joseph Bucklin Bishop

Description:

President Roosevelt asks Joseph Bucklin Bishop to give his opinion about Roosevelt's policies and actions.  He comments on speeches that he has given and the reactions of various members of Congress. Roosevelt goes on to discuss the tariff question and provides his opinions on the matter. He also mentions the reaction of the press to his response to labor issues surrounding the Union Pacific Railroad.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Speeches, addresses, etc.; Tariff--Law and legislation; Industrial relations; Union Pacific Railroad Company; Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904; Aldrich, Nelson W. (Nelson Wilmarth), 1841-1915; Spooner, John C. (John Coit), 1843-1919; Allison, William B. (William Boyd), 1829-1908; Loeb, William, 1866-1937; Platt, Orville Hitchcock, 1827-1905

Date: 1903-04-27

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