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Hyenas at work

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Print shows a pack of hyenas labeled "N.Y. Commercial, N.Y. Sun, N.Y. Herald, Washtn. Post, The Rosecrans Letters, [and] 306" crowded around a sepulchral monument to James A. Garfield labeled "Fame." Those hyenas labeled "306" are pulling on a rope that spells "Slander" tied to the top of the monument. A lightning bolt labeled "Public Contempt" has severed the rope, spilling the hyenas into an abyss labeled "Oblivion." The number "306" represents the number of delegates who supported Ulysses S. Grant for a third term at the 1880 Republican Convention.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Republican National Convention; Hyenas; Newspapers; Corruption; Tombs; Sepulchral monuments; Public opinion; Abyss; Libel and slander; Contempt (Attitude); Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881

Date: 1882-03-22

Clippings scrapbook, volume six

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Scrapbook of clippings from various periodicals related to Theodore Roosevelt's time in the New York State Assembly, the Republican National Convention of 1884, and civil service reform.

Resource Type: Scrapbook

Subject: Republican National Convention; Legislators--Political activity; Political conventions; Civil service reform; Political cartoons; New York (State); New York (State). Legislature. Assembly; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )

Date: 1883-1894

Official souvenir National Republican Convention, Philadelphia, June, 1900

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Cover of the "Official Souvenir National Republican Convention Philadelphia, June 1900. Published under the auspices of the Republican National Committee" with pictures of William McKinley, a building, and the U.S. seal.

Resource Type: Pamphlet

Subject: Republican National Convention; Political conventions; Presidents--Nomination; Political campaigns; Campaign paraphernalia; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); McKinley, William, 1843-1901

Date: 1900

Ticket to the 1900 Republican National Convention

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Ticket to the 1900 Republican National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Resource Type: Ticket

Subject: Republican National Convention; Tickets; Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Date: 1900

Letter from Frederick William Holls to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Frederick William Holls asked two things of Governor Roosevelt. First, he wants Roosevelt to attend a lunch in honor of Lord Pauncefote at Columbia University. Second, to meet him privately to discuss the upcoming party convention in Philadelphia and the nomination process. Several names have been presented and Holls thinks that although John Long is the best candidate, he would lose Maryland for the Republicans, and repel Germans because of his views on temperance.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Republican National Convention; Presidents--Nomination; Dinners and dining; Long, John Davis, 1838-1915; Pauncefote, Julian, Baron, 1828-1902

Date: 1900-06-02

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Bradley T. Johnson

Description:

Governor Roosevelt describes to General Johnson his nomination for the position of Vice President at the 1900 Republican National Convention and the flood of correspondence he has received since the event, stating that "it is absolutely out of the question to stop the rest of the country".

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Republican National Convention; Political conventions; Nominations for office; Party affiliation; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )

Date: 1900-06-23

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt Cowles

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Governor Roosevelt has accepted the nomination for vice president and reviews the political circumstances under which he changed his mind. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Republican National Convention; Nominations for office; Elections; Political campaigns; Political candidates; Business and politics; Presidents--Election; New York (State); Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904; Platt, Thomas Collier, 1833-1910; McKinley, William, 1843-1901

Date: 1900-06-25

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to James Russell Parsons

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Governor Roosevelt was nominated to be the Republican vice presidential candidate at the Republican National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Republican National Convention; Political conventions; Vice-Presidents; Presidents--Nomination; Pennsylvania--Philadelphia; New York (State)--Albany; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Harvard College (1780- ); Platt, Thomas Collier, 1833-1910; McKinley, William, 1843-1901

Date: 1900-06-25

Letter from Charles A. Schieren to Theodore Roosevelt

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Charles A. Schieren expresses his admiration of President Roosevelt and congratulates him on succeeding to the presidency. Schieren was disappointed at the last National Republican Convention because he wanted Roosevelt to serve another term as governor of New York. However, with hindsight, he realizes Roosevelt was destined for a larger position in this terrible time due to President McKinley's assassination. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Republican National Convention; Presidents--Succession; Presidents--Public opinion; Governors; Presidents--Assassination; Presidents--Death; New York (State); McKinley, William, 1843-1901

Date: 1901-09-20

Letter from William H. H. Llewellyn to Theodore Roosevelt

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William H. H. Llewellyn claims that Robert Bradley Hawley controls all federal appointments in Texas in exchange for delivering thirty-six votes at the Republican National Convention. He fears that this combination could be used against President Roosevelt and that unfit individuals, such as the collector at the Port of El Paso, are being maintained in their positions.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Republican National Convention; Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Political corruption; Texas; Texas--El Paso; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Hawley, Robert Bradley, 1849-1921; Heath, Perry S. (Perry Sanford), 1857-1927

Date: 1901-10-14

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