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Letter from George Roland Malby to William Loeb

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George Roland Malby recounts for William Loeb his sixteen years of service in the New York Legislature, in the Assembly, and Senate. Malby hopes Loeb will pass on to President Roosevelt congratulations for taking a stand and acting in the interest of the people in recent bills relating to railroad rates, Arizona and New Mexico joint statehood, and agriculture. Malby offers his continued support to the president and sends wishes to the Roosevelts from his wife Lucille Jones Malby.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Bills, Legislative; Agriculture and state--Law and legislation; Statehood (American politics); Railroad law--U.S. states; International relations; Presidents--Public opinion; Arizona; New Mexico; New York (State). Legislature; New York (State). Legislature. Senate; New York (State). Legislature. Assembly

Date: 1904-03-04

Letter from Nicholas Murray Butler to Theodore Roosevelt

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Nicholas Murray Butler writes President Roosevelt concerning two topics. The first is the choice of a new judge to preside over the Oregon Land Fraud case after the death of the District Judge. Butler recommends Judge Hanford from the Washington District. Secondly, Butler informs Roosevelt Senator Dolliver will support Roosevelt's railway rate program. Butler also assures Roosevelt that if Senator Millard's vote can be changed Roosevelt will have majority support among Republicans for the program.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Judges--Selection and appointment--U.S. states; Fraud--U.S. states; Transportation--Law and legislation--U.S. states; Railroad law--U.S. states; Oregon; Dolliver, Jonathan P. (Jonathan Prentiss), 1858-1910; Millard, Joseph Hopkins, 1836-1922; Hanford, C. H. (Cornelius Holgate), 1849-1926

Date: 1905-05-29

Letter from Paul Morton to Theodore Roosevelt

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Paul Morton writes to President Roosevelt to discuss proposed railroad legislation.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Railroad law--U.S. states; Legislation

Date: 1905-09-02

Letter to Theodore Roosevelt

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This letter endorses President Roosevelt's administration and mentions his enforcement of "Inter-State Commerce and Anti-Trust Laws," pushing the Panama Canal forward, passing the Hepburn Act regulating railway rates and a bill on meat inspection, and Roosevelt's foreign policy. The writers urge Roosevelt to pass "stringent immigration law" to ensure that only the most industrious immigrants are allowed to enter the U.S. They discuss the country's "industrial progress" and condemn dishonest business practices. They close by reaffirming their support of a protective tariff.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Indorsements; Interstate commerce--Law and legislation; Trusts, Industrial--U.S. states--Law; Railroad law--U.S. states; Meat inspection--Law and legislation--U.S. states; International relations; Emigration and immigration; Naturalization; Capitalism; Monopolies--Law and legislation; Tariff; Panama--Panama Canal; United States. Congress; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1906

Letter from C. J. Long to Theodore Roosevelt

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C. J. Long writes to President Roosevelt to detail his suggestions regarding railroad rate legislation and the Hepburn Bill. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Legislation; Railroad law--U.S. states; United States. Congress. Senate

Date: 1906-02-03

Letter from Alexander Johnston Cassatt to Theodore Roosevelt

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Alexander Johnston Cassatt writes to President Roosevelt about the Doliver-Hepburn Act and it's impact on railroad ownership and interstate traffic. Cassatt urges Roosevelt to address this issue promptly. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Railroad law--U.S. states

Date: 1906-02-19

Letter from James A. Finch to Theodore Roosevelt

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James A. Finch writes to President Roosevelt by direction of Senator Philander C. Knox to send the enclosed memorandum of provisions in State Statutes wherein the right of appeal or review of the action of State Railroad Commissions is expressly provided.  

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Railroad law--U.S. states; Knox, Philander C. (Philander Chase), 1853-1921

Date: 1906-02-19

Letter from John A. Sleicher to Theodore Roosevelt

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John A. Sleicher writes to President Roosevelt to make his support known for Roosevelt's handling of the railroad legislation. Sleicher mentions recent public opinion regarding the topic as well and includes a public caricature featuring Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Railroad law--U.S. states; Public opinion--U.S. states; Caricatures and cartoons--Political aspects

Date: 1906-02-27

That's politics

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Sheet music for "That's Politics," a song from the stage play A Broken Idol. The lyrics cynically look at politicians, including a verse about Theodore Roosevelt and his decision to not run for election in 1908.

Resource Type: Music, Sheet

Subject: Political ballads and songs; Presidents--Public opinion; Antitrust law; Railroad law--U.S. states; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1908

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