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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Frederick William Holls

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Governor Roosevelt discusses "the unification business," noting the issue about which group should elect the chancellor. He mentions that the "administration and the machine" are disturbed by his published statement about the canal treaty. Roosevelt enjoyed visiting with Frederick William Holls on Sunday.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Education--Law and legislation; School management and organization--Law and legislation--U.S. states; Canals; Treaties; Catholics; University of the State of New York. Board of Regents; Nixon, Samuel Frederick, 1860-1905; Allds, Jotham Powers, 1865-1923; White, Horace, 1865-1943; Lewis, Merton Elmer, 1861-1937; Stranahan, Nevada N., 1861-1928

Date: 1900-02-15

Letter from Thomas Collier Platt to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

It was Senator Platt's understanding that President Roosevelt had decided upon the removal of George R. Bidwell. He will talk with Bidwell and ensure that Bidwell resigns by April 1. Nevada N. Stranahan has agreed to accept the collectorship.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Employees--Resignation; Bidwell, George R.; Stranahan, Nevada N., 1861-1928

Date: 1901-11-12

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Benjamin B. Odell

Description:

It has been arranged for George R. Bidwell to resign and be replaced by Nevada N. Stranahan on April 1, 1902.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Employees--Resignation; Bidwell, George R.; Stranahan, Nevada N., 1861-1928

Date: 1901-11-13

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Thomas Collier Platt

Description:

President Roosevelt will fix the date for a dinner with Senator Platt, Seth Low, and Governor Odell at Platt's convenience. He also hopes that Platt noticed no mention was made by the White House of the "Bidwell-Stranahan business."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Dinners and dining; Travel--Planning; Low, Seth, 1850-1916; Odell, Benjamin B. (Benjamin Barker), 1854-1926; Bidwell, George R.; Stranahan, Nevada N., 1861-1928

Date: 1901-11-16

Memorandum from William Loeb to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

William Loeb forwards a newspaper article sent by Harry Brown regarding conditions in the Immigration Bureau. Loeb explained to Brown how he was "scooped" on the news of the appointment of Nevada N. Stranahan.

Resource Type: Memorandum

Subject: Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Press and politics; United States. Bureau of Immigration; Stranahan, Nevada N., 1861-1928

Date: 1901-11-20

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Frederick Norton Goddard

Description:

President Roosevelt met with Senator Platt and he agreed that Henkel and Eidmann should support Frederick Norton Goddard. Roosevelt will also write to Nevada Stranahan along the lines suggested by Goddard.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Platt, Thomas Collier, 1833-1910; Stranahan, Nevada N., 1861-1928; Henkel, William

Date: 1902-01-09

Letter from Lyman J. Gage to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Secretary Gage sends the appointment for Croft.  However, Gage considers Croft "too weak and yielding" and fears that his reappointment will allow the dock reforms to relapse.  If Collector Stranahan is "strong, vigorous, and wise" he might be able to keep Croft in line.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; Docks; Stranahan, Nevada N., 1861-1928

Date: 1902-01-10

Letter from Frederick Norton Goddard to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

James Callahan has received an appointment from Collector Eidmen after Frederick Norton Goddard's recommendation. Goddard requests President Roosevelt's help "in the matter of the Cashier of the Custom House."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; Stranahan, Nevada N., 1861-1928; Callahan, James

Date: 1902-01-24

Letter from Joseph Bucklin Bishop to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Joseph Bucklin Bishop fears that Governor Odell's policies are hurting the party, and could enable a Democrat to replace him as Governor.  Odell has upset the business community, angered lawyers by attempting to control the assignment of judges, and treated the "charity people" poorly.  Bishop suggests they "throw Odell overboard" by ensuring that he is defeated at the New York State Republican Convention.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Governors--Nomination; Business and politics; Judges--Selection and appointment; New York (State); Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Odell, Benjamin B. (Benjamin Barker), 1854-1926; Platt, Thomas Collier, 1833-1910; Stranahan, Nevada N., 1861-1928; Coler, Bird Sim, 1867-1941

Date: 1902-01-31

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Leslie M. Shaw

Description:

President Roosevelt sends Secretary Shaw a list of charges against employees of the New York Custom House, where there has been "endless trouble." However, President Roosevelt trusts the new collector, Nevada Stranahan.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Emigration and immigration; Customs administration; New York (State); New York (N.Y.) Collector of the Port of New York; Stranahan, Nevada N., 1861-1928

Date: 1902-02-04

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