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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt Cowles

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Commissioner Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about his upcoming travel plans to and from Boston bringing members of the Republican National Committee. Edith Roosevelt will be glad to see Anna.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel; Friendly visiting; Republican National Committee (U.S.); Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1891?

Theodore Roosevelt

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Jacob A. Riis describes Governor Roosevelt's work as governor of New York leading up to his nomination as Vice President. Riis laments losing Roosevelt as a governor but gives his full endorsement.  

Resource Type: Pamphlet

Subject: Civil service; Governors--U.S. states--Powers and duties; Nominations for office--U.S. states; Republicanism--U.S. states; Republican National Committee (U.S.); Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1900-09

Successful Kansas politicians

Description:

Character sketch of David Winfield Mulvane, the Republican National Committeeman for Kansas.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Politicians--Biography; Character sketches; Campaign management; Elections; Political ethics; Kansas; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Republican National Committee (U.S.); Mulvane, David Winfield, 1863-1932

Date: 1901

Letter from D. H. Reese to Theodore Roosevelt

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D. H. Reese is concerned about factional struggles among southern Republicans. He calls for the Republican National Committee to take early action and call for unity.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Political parties--Management; Party discipline; Southern States; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Republican National Committee (U.S.); McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904

Date: 1901-08-29

Letter from Marcus Alonzo Hanna to Theodore Roosevelt

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Due to E. A. Webster's death, Senator Hanna has written to Secretary of the Treasury Lyman Gage recommending L. W. C. Blalock as collector of internal revenue. District Attorney Capers of South Carolina will take Webster's position on the Republican National Committee.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Political parties--Management; Political parties--Officials and employees; Republican National Committee (U.S.); Capers, John G., 1866-1919; Gage, Lyman J. (Lyman Judson), 1836-1927

Date: 1901-10-05

Letter from Russell B. Harrison to Theodore Roosevelt

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Russell B. Harrison reports that many in Indiana, including himself, are staunch supporters of President Roosevelt and look forward to his election in 1904. He advises Roosevelt on several issues, including relations with the Columbia Club of Indianapolis, selecting a new judge, pensions for former first ladies, the detention of Santiago Iglesias Pantin in Puerto Rico, and disagreements with leaders in the Republican National Committee.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Nomination; Judges--Selection and appointment; Press and politics; Presidents--Public opinion; Meetings; Pensions; Indiana; Columbia Club (Indianapolis, Ind.); Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Republican National Committee (U.S.); Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915; Kerens, Richard C., 1842-1916; Harrison, Mary Dimmick, 1858-1948; Iglesias Pantín, Santiago, 1872-1939

Date: 1901-11-26

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Thomas Henry Carter

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President Roosevelt would like Thomas Carter's opinion on a letter from National Committeeman Stevenson.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Colorado; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Republican National Committee (U.S.)

Date: 1902-01-06

Letter from John G. Capers to Marcus Alonzo Hanna

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John G. Capers, South Carolina Republican Committeeman, wants Mark Hanna, Republican National Committee Chair, to speak with President Roosevelt about Presidential appointments in South Carolina. The state is dominated by the Democrats and Capers fears that Roosevelt will appoint too many Democrats to official positions after the Democrats talked extensively to the president on a previous visit to South Carolina. Capers believes there are plenty of upstanding South Carolina Republicans to fill every position.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: South Carolina; Republican National Committee (U.S.); Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Democratic Party (U.S.)

Date: 1902-04-12

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Sir Cecil Spring Rice

Description:

President Roosevelt gives Cecil Spring Rice his assessment on the Russo-Japanese War. Roosevelt is not concerned with the emergence of Japan as a world power and does not think that Japan will become more aggressive. Roosevelt is concerned that Russia must be contained, but insists to Spring Rice that the U.S. has no intention of intervening in the war. In a postscript, Roosevelt discusses the differences between Japanese and American culture and diplomacy, and reflects on race and culture.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905); International relations--Political aspects; Diplomacy; Diplomatic negotiations in international disputes; Russians; Representative government and representation; Democracy; Despotism; Liberty; Aggression (International law); Imperialism; Japanese--Politics and government; Civilization, Modern; Race relations; Ethnic relations; Presidents--Nomination; Japan; Russia; Yellow Sea; Caribbean Area; Cuba; West Indies--British West Indies; Lesser Antilles--West Indies, French; Philippines; China--Manchuria; Ireland; England; France; Korea; China--Lüshun; Harvard College (1780- ); Republican National Committee (U.S.); Kaneko, Kentarō, 1853-1942; Takahira, Kogoro, Baron, 1854-1926

Date: 1903-06-13

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Nicholas Murray Butler

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President Roosevelt doubts that Senator Lodge would even allow his name to be considered for chairman of the Republican National Committee. Nicholas Murray Butler's last letter convinced Roosevelt to take an "open step" in the post office scandals. He would like to appoint Charles J. Bonaparte and Holmes Conrad to investigate.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Political parties--Officials and employees; Political leadership; Governmental investigations; Postal service--Administration; Republican National Committee (U.S.); United States. Post Office Department; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924; Bonaparte, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1851-1921; Conrad, Holmes, 1840-1915

Date: 1903-06-25

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