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The receiving-vault of the Republican politicians who defied public morality

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A procession carries an embalmed James G. Blaine to a place among other embalmed Republicans in an Egyptian tomb. Among those previously embalmed are Thomas C. Platt, Stephen W. Dorsey, Thomas Brady, Ulysses S. Grant, Roscoe Conkling, George M. Robeson, Joseph W. Keifer, William P. Kellogg, and William Belknap. Among those carrying the embalmed Blaine, labeled "Nominated June 6, Embalmed Nov. 1884" are William W. Phelps, Whitelaw Reid, William H. Robertson, Powell Clayton, and Joseph Medill. Caption: The wire-pullers have nominated him; but the people will send him where they have sent the others.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Presidents--Elections; Presidents--Election--Public opinion; Tombs; Mummies; Political corruption; Scandals--Political aspects; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Platt, Thomas Collier, 1833-1910; Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912; Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893; Clayton, Powell, 1833-1914; Dorsey, Stephen Wallace, 1842-1916; Brady, Thomas Jefferson, 1839-1904; Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888; Robeson, George M. (George Maxwell), 1829-1897; Keifer, Joseph Warren, 1836-1932; Belknap, William W. (William Worth), 1829-1890; Phelps, William Walter, 1839-1894; Kellogg, William Pitt, 1830-1918; Robertson, William Henry, 1823-1898; Medill, Joseph, 1823-1899

Date: 1884-06-11

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about current happenings in Oyster Bay, New York. The Roosevelts have been entertaining guests and playing tennis and polo.  Roosevelt also discusses the upcoming election and thinks that Benjamin Harrison will be a good candidate.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Election--Public opinion; Entertaining; Polo; Tennis; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Democratic Party (U.S.); Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901

Date: 1888-07-30

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to James Sullivan Clarkson

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President Roosevelt expresses to James Sullivan Clarkson his wish for the sincere and free willed support of constituents in the Southern States, in particular African Americans. Roosevelt also critiques the media, specifically The New York Times and the St. Louis Globe-Democrat, for their sensationalization of his political motives.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: African Americans; Political campaigns; Presidents--Election--Public opinion; Press; Party affiliation; American Republican Party

Date: 1903-03-13

Letter from Nicholas Murray Butler to Theodore Roosevelt

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Nicholas Murray Butler discusses the recent mayoral election in New York. Butler conveys the public's positive reaction to President Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln, and George Washington and the public's negative reaction to George B. McClellan, Mr. Murphy, and Seth Low. In regard to his recent conversation with Cornelius N. Bliss concerning campaign tactics, Butler suggests that Roosevelt invite Mr. Kennedy, James Speyer, and James Stillman for lunch or dinner. Butler writes about the Panama Rebellion and editorials on the topic running in The Evening Post and The Times. Butler also discusses the involvement of Marcus Alonzo Hanna, John Edward Addicks, General Wilson, and Wayne MacVeagh in the Maryland and Ohio elections. Butler suggests Roosevelt become a professor of American History and Politics in Morningside Heights.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Revolution (Panama : 1903); Campaign management; Dinners and dining--U.S. states; Election Day; Editorials; Lecturers; Luncheons; Mayors--Attitudes; Presidents--Election--Public opinion; Political campaigns; Maryland; New York (State)--New York; New York (State)--New York--Morningside Heights; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Ohio; New York Times Company; Addicks, John Edward Charles O’Sullivan, 1841-1919; Bliss, Cornelius Newton, 1833-1911; Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Low, Seth, 1850-1916; MacVeagh, Wayne, 1833-1917; McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1865-1940; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; McKinley, William Brown, 1856-1926; Speyer, James, 1861-1941; Stillman, James, 1850-1918; Washington, George, 1732-1799; Wilson, James Harrison, 1837-1925

Date: 1903-11-09

Letter from John J. Mitchell to John C. Shaffer

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John J. Mitchell writes that bankers express support for President Roosevelt and he is concerned about William R. Hearst.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Election--Public opinion; Bankers--Political activity; Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951

Date: 1904-02-03

Letter from George von Lengerke Meyer to Theodore Roosevelt

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Ambassador Meyer encloses an extract of a speech made in the Italian Senate Chamber which may interest President Roosevelt. Roosevelt's book is making an impression in Italy and people are talking about it. Meyer is glad to see that Roosevelt is practically assured of a renomination by acclamation. He indicates that he believes a "prophesy" by former Italian minister of foreign affairs Giulio Prinetti that Roosevelt may be the first and only president to serve eleven years in office will come to pass. Meyer sends best wishes to the first lady.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Nomination; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Presidents--Election--Public opinion; Italy; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1904-05-14

Letter from Henry Hopkins to George B. Cortelyou

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Henry Hopkins writes to George B. Cortelyou to inform him that the Republican voters of his acquaintance have reservations about voting for President Roosevelt because they feel that he is too rash, warlike and unconcerned with the peace of the world. He suggests that President Roosevelt make a statement of some kind expressing his commitment to peace.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Political campaigns; Presidents--Election--Public opinion

Date: 1904-08-22?

Letter from Edwin Stapleton Conway to Theodore Roosevelt

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Edwin Stapleton Conway encloses a letter he wrote to Senator Cullom, regarding railroad rates and regulation. Conway wishes that Roosevelt would be a candidate in the next election.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Elections--U.S. states; Presidents--Election--Public opinion; Cullom, Shelby M. (Shelby Moore), 1829-1914

Date: 1905-11-25

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to W. Phillipe

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Theodore Roosevelt replies to W. Phillipe's request for input on a particular bill and informs him of his rule to not comment on the drafting of individual items.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Bills, Legislative; Politicians--Public opinion; Lobbying--Law and legislation; Presidents--Election--Public opinion

Date: 1911-10-24

Editorial notes

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Editorial criticizing a San Franciscan correspondent of the Oakland Tribune for saying Theodore Roosevelt Jr. was at a party trying to ascertain everyone's presidential preferences. 

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Editorials; Journalists; Presidents--Election--Public opinion; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944

Date: 1912

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