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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Elihu Root

Description:

President Roosevelt asks Secretary Root to consider a matter and prepare an abstract for his consideration.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Executive departments--Decision making; Presidents--Decision making

Date: 1901-11-05

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Franklin Bache

Description:

President Roosevelt has never taken a definite position and wants to find out how, and if, the opposing views can be "harmonized" before taking a stance.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Attitudes; Presidents--Decision making

Date: 1901-11-07

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Albion W. Tourgee

Description:

President Roosevelt thanks Consul Tourgee for his kind letter, but admits his invitation to Booker T. Washington was an impulsive decision rather than a calculated one. Although he has not been able to "think out any solution" to the problematic race relations in the United States, Roosevelt feels strongly that each man, white or black, should be treated "strictly on his merits as a man" and that he, as President, should act according to his convictions.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Dinners and dining; Race relations; Race relations--Religious aspects--Christianity; Racism; African Americans--Civil rights; Presidents--Decision making; Presidents--Attitudes; Presidents--Relations with African Americans; Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915

Date: 1901-11-08

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to O. A. Hamilton

Description:

President Roosevelt denies that such an order has ever been issued.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Decision making

Date: 1902-05-20

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Charles Fletcher Lummis

Description:

If he decides to make a change, President Roosevelt will carefully consider the information provided by Charles Fletcher Lummis.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Decision making

Date: 1902-05-20

Telegram from Theodore Roosevelt to Lyman Abbott

Description:

President Roosevelt would like Lyman Abbott to consult and advise with William Howard Taft.

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: Presidents--Decision making; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930

Date: 1902-05-23

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to John C. Spooner

Description:

Roosevelt goes over the plan for the timing of the release of a "special message."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Decision making; Aldrich, Nelson W. (Nelson Wilmarth), 1841-1915; Allison, William B. (William Boyd), 1829-1908; Platt, Thomas Collier, 1833-1910; Foraker, Joseph Benson, 1846-1917; Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904

Date: 1902-06-10

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Oswald Garrison Villard

Description:

President Roosevelt discusses the requests for him to send troops into Pennsylvania, referring to the requests caused by the Anthracite Coal Strike. He believes that John Mitchell will refuse his suggestion. Roosevelt argues that Oswald Garrison Villard has demanded in his editorials that Roosevelt exercise more power than he is able to or than is proper in these conditions.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Anthracite Coal Strike (Pennsylvania : 1902); Strikes and lockouts--Coal mining; Armies; Presidents--Decision making; Editorials; Mitchell, John, 1870-1919

Date: 1902-10-09

Extract of a letter from Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

President Roosevelt writes that people with an interest in the coal strike in Pennsylvania often don't know all of the issues and those that do, don't seem to care about people. He then states that he is intervening to protect the people.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Anthracite Coal Strike (Pennsylvania : 1902); Presidents--Decision making

Date: 1902-10-16

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Kermit Roosevelt

Description:

President Roosevelt tells his son Kermit he was melancholy after Kermit and Ted went back to school. He reports on the antics of the cats and one incident that involved the next Speaker of the House Joseph Cannon. Roosevelt adds that he has his hands full with presidential work, and Ethel reluctantly returned to boarding school.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents' pets; Presidents--Decision making; Cannon, Joseph Gurney, 1836-1926; Derby, Ethel Roosevelt, 1891-1977; Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1903-01-08

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