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Letter from W. B. Cooley to Theodore Roosevelt

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W. B. Cooley, chief clerk in the Post Office Department, has communicated with the Postmaster General about Commissioner Roosevelt's note and enclosed statement. The Postmaster General suggests a meeting the following day to discuss how he might reply to such a statement.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: United States Postal Service; Wanamaker, John, 1838-1922

Date: 1890-03-03

Letter from James Sullivan Clarkson to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

James Sullivan Clarkson proposes that the post offices in the larger cities be made branches of the National Post Office in Washington and indicates his wish that Roosevelt participate in national Republican Party affairs. Clarkson also discusses a postmasters' bill submitted by Henry Cabot Lodge and criticizes how President Cleveland has dealt with the overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaii.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Hawaii; United States Postal Service; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908

Date: 1893-04-27

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Henry C. Payne

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Theodore Roosevelt feels that the actions of Senators Spooner and Quarles may have jeopardized the national ticket. There can't be any perception that post office employees are working for either side in Wisconsin.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Political campaigns; Elections; Postal service; Political parties; Wisconsin; United States Postal Service; Spooner, John C. (John Coit), 1843-1919; Quarles, Joseph Very, 1843-1911

Date: 1904-07-15

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Cornelius Van Cott

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President Roosevelt has directed the Civil Service Commission to send Postmaster Van Cott a copy of their report on the Philadelphia Post Office. As Van Cott's office also has a large number of certified men who have not been appointed, he advised to take heed and govern himself accordingly.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Governmental investigations; Post office stations and branches; Postmasters; Pennsylvania--Philadelphia; United States Civil Service Commission; United States Postal Service

Date: 1904-08-08

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Charles A. Dunwoody

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President Roosevelt is glad that Charles A. Dunwoody has found employment as a rural postal carrier after losing his arm. Roosevelt mentions that he has Dunwoody relatives from Georgia but doesn't know much about them. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Genealogy; Presidents--Family; Amputees; Postal service--Employees; Georgia; United States Postal Service; Dunwody, James Bulloch

Date: 1904-10-11

Letter from Cecil Andrew Lyon to Theodore Roosevelt

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Chairman Cecil Andrew Lyon of the Texas Republican Committee feels that the department erred with its recent post office appointment at Denison as it dealt the party a very severe blow in the state. Pressing business will keep Lyon from being in Washington, D.C., until the 12th or 15th of June. He asks that if any Texas appointments are to be considered contrary to his recommendations, these appointments be deferred until he has the opportunity to voice his concerns and opinions.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Postal service--Officials and employees; Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Political parties--Planning; Texas--Denison; Republican National Committee (U.S.); Republican Party (Tex.); United States Postal Service

Date: 1906-05-25

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