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Letter from Thomas Edwin Ridgway to Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt

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Thomas Edwin Ridgway writes on behalf of Browning who would like to make President Roosevelt an honorary member of the "Americans of Royal Descent," and claims that Roosevelt descended from one of the "Magna Carta Barons."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Royal houses; Genealogy

Date: 1902-08-09

Letter from David Rowland Francis to George B. Cortelyou

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David Rowland Francis, president of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, is in the process of inviting European royalty to the exposition and acquiring their acceptance. Royalty will also need to be entertained and Francis hopes that Congress can commit to a provision for entertainment.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Louisiana Purchase Exposition; Exhibitions--Management; Royal houses; Kings and rulers; Belgium; Great Britain; Germany; United States. Congress; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Corbin, Henry Clark, 1842-1909; Young, S. B. M. (Samuel Baldwin Marks), 1840-1924; Walsh, Thomas F.

Date: 1902-10-20

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Melville Elijah Stone

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Theodore Roosevelt will meet with the Swedish prince but the general policy is to discourage royalty from visiting as to not set a precedent that many would attempt to follow. Only Congress can declare a guest of the nation so the prince will only receive "informal hospitality."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Diplomatic etiquette; International relations; Royal houses; Princes; Sweden; United States. Congress

Date: 1907-07-19

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