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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt informs his sister Anna Roosevelt he will probably accept the job of New York City Police Commissioner. He will miss Washington and must steel himself for much criticism and disappointment in his new job. He is looking forward to being identified with his home city once more and have a say in local political matters.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Job offers; Police administration; Political participation--U.S. states; New York (State)--New York

Date: 1895-04-14

Letter from Richard Yates to Frank S. Witherbee

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Illinois Governor Richard Yates asks Theodore Roosevelt to express disapproval with Senator Shelby Cullom of Illinois and Representative Joseph G. Cannon. They, among others, are conspiring to stop delegates from supporting Yates in the upcoming Illinois Republican State Convention.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Shiloh, Battle of (Tennessee : 1862); Press and politics--U.S. states; Political participation--U.S. states; Political conventions; Conspiracies; Illinois; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Cullom, Shelby M. (Shelby Moore), 1829-1914; Cannon, Joseph Gurney, 1836-1926; Lorimer, William, 1861-1934; Hopkins, Albert J. (Albert Jarvis), 1846-1922; Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1904-05-22

Letter from Albert J. Hopkins to Theodore Roosevelt

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Albert J. Hopkins reports on the results of the Illinois Republican State Convention. Charles S. Deneen has been named as candidate for governor. Hopkins reassures Roosevelt that Illinois will elect the Republican state and electoral ticket.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Elections--Press coverage; Political participation--U.S. states; Deneen, Charles Samuel, 1863-1940; Cullom, Shelby M. (Shelby Moore), 1829-1914; Cannon, Joseph Gurney, 1836-1926

Date: 1904-06-06

Letter from Edgar S. Wilson to Theodore Roosevelt

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Edgar S. Wilson sends President Roosevelt a copy of Lucius Q.C. Lamar, His Life, Times, and Speeches, 1825-1893 and directs his attention to various passages. Wilson also reports on the recent voter turnout in Washington (state).

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Books and reading; Press and politics; Political participation; Political participation--U.S. states; Lamar, L. Q. C. (Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus), 1825-1893

Date: 1904-12-14

Letter from Francis Bennett Williams to Theodore Roosevelt

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Francis Bennett Williams details the political situation in the last election, including voter participation and corruption by Democrats. He suggests possible replacements for Mr. Cohen and gives a very bad report of H. Dudley Coleman. Finally, Williams states the opinion of President Roosevelt in the American South is changing, largely due to the effectiveness of his policies and appointments there.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Political planning; Political campaigns; Elections--U.S. states; Political participation--U.S. states; Meetings; Scheduling; Employees--Dismissal of; Patronage, Political--U.S. states; Presidents--Public opinion; Press and politics; Louisiana--New Orleans; Louisiana; Republican Party (La.); Cohen, Walter

Date: 1904-12-24

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