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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Edwin Brockholst Livingston

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Commissioner Roosevelt continues his conversation with author Edwin Brockholst Livingston regarding his genealogy, in particular Roosevelt is interested in learning more about the Dutch side of his family. He also addresses Livingston's questions on Southern California and offers to introduce Livingston to fellow author Charles Dudley Warner.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Authors; Investments; Men--Social networks; Hunting; Ranching; Cattle; Politicians--Social networks; California, Southern; Rocky Mountains; Warner, Charles Dudley, 1829-1900

Date: 1891-08-25

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to William Dean Howells

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Commissioner Roosevelt asks William Dean Howells to write to the editor of a Boston newspaper in support of Henry Cabot Lodge's campaign for senator.  He ends with a promise to meet with him in person.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Politicians--Social networks; American newspapers; Scheduling; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924

Date: 1892-12-15

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to John Jay Chapman

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt again declines to speak at the engagement for which John Jay Chapman has Roosevelt scheduled, stressing that the situation has been "muddled" enough.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Speeches, addresses, etc.; Campaign speeches; Political parties--Influence; Scheduling; Politicians--Social networks; Tammany Hall; Low, Seth, 1850-1916

Date: 1895-10-23

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Bradley T. Johnson

Description:

Colonel Roosevelt confirms to General Johnson that he wrote to President McKinley on his behalf and sends Johnson his regards.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Influence; Politicians--Social networks; Employment references; McKinley, William, 1843-1901

Date: 1898-09-23

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Edwin Brockholst Livingston

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Governor Roosevelt thanks Edwin Brockholst Livingston for his letter of July 27, 1899 and the clipping he enclosed. Roosevelt also thanks Livingston for his well wishes on his political advancement.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Thank-you notes; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Politicians--Social networks

Date: 1899-08-10

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Bradley T. Johnson

Description:

Governor Roosevelt agrees to write to Senator Lodge of behalf of General Johnson regarding a bill and to help in anyway he can. Roosevelt also encourages Johnson to follow through in pursuing publication of his book.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Genealogy--Authorship; Politicians--Social networks; Lobbying; Bills, Legislative; Friendship; Massachusetts; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924

Date: 1900-05-29

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Frances Theodora Parsons

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Governor Roosevelt believes that one of the most difficult parts of leaving the governorship is leaving Frances Theodora Parsons and James Russell Parsons in Albany, New York. Roosevelt enjoyed the work and interacting with others "hard at work for decency," particularly Parsons's husband, James.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Political ethics; Politicians--Social networks; New York (State). Governor; Parsons, James Russell, 1861-1905

Date: 1900-06-26

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Bradley T. Johnson

Description:

Governor Roosevelt states that he will be happy to receives the birds General Johnson is sending for Christmas and that he will do his best to get the General's grandson into The United States Naval Academy though he can not guarantee it. Roosevelt also comments on the General's plans to visit Cuba, giving his own recommendations on the Philippines and South Africa.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel; Employment references; Politicians--Social networks; Philippines; South Africa; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; United States Naval Academy

Date: 1900-12-11

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Thomas Collier Platt

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President Roosevelt would like to see any agreement between Senator Thomas Collier Platt and Governor Benjamin B. Odell regarding appointments.  Roosevelt believes that Worden should be given a position and the only likely vacancy is Shipping Commissioner.  It would also be fortunate if Hanbury could accept a position of equal salary in Brooklyn.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; Politicians; Governors; Politicians--Social networks; New York (State); Odell, Benjamin B. (Benjamin Barker), 1854-1926; Stranahan, Nevada N., 1861-1928; Hanbury, Harry Alfred, 1863-1940

Date: 1903-03-24

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Jacob A. Riis

Description:

President Roosevelt reviews the travel plans and would be pleased to have the McHargs meet them on the island.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel; Scheduling; Meetings; Islands; Politicians--Social networks; Spouses

Date: 1903-07-31

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