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Letter from C. Hart Merriam to Theodore Roosevelt

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With Theodore Roosevelt's assistance, C. Hart Merriam has been able to reach a conclusion regarding the bobcats of the southern Rocky Mountain region. Merriam was interested in seeing large skulls from Colorado to see if they match specimens from the Uinta Mountains. Merriam thanks Roosevelt for his contribution to the Biological Survey, and asks to keep some of the skulls. Merriam also responds to Roosevelt's request for information about deer. Merriam has not been able to obtain a white-tailed deer specimen from any location in the far west.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Bobcat; Lynx; Deer; Zoological specimens; Colorado; Texas; New Mexico; Arizona; United States--Uinta Mountains; Florida; Alaska; Rocky Mountains; Minnesota; South Dakota; Idaho; Wyoming; Texas; Utah; United States--Pacific Coast; California, Southern; National Biological Survey (U.S.)

Date: 1901-05-18

Letter from Joseph Hopkins Millard to Theodore Roosevelt

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Senator Millard introduces George Washington Emery Dorsey, a former representative from Nebraska and current resident of Salt Lake City, Utah. He hopes that Roosevelt will listen to Dorsey's case.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Etiquette; Meetings; Nebraska; Utah--Salt Lake City

Date: 1901-10-22

The Roosevelt toast

Description:

Color postcard with image of President Roosevelt in his Rough Rider uniform and caption reading, "The Roosevelt Toast. Here's To The Bride May All Her Troubles Be Little Ones." The postcard seems to have been colored on and a written note reads, "Ogden Utah."

Resource Type: Postcard

Subject: Toasts; Wedding toasts; Utah--Ogden; United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1901-1907

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Perry S. Heath

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President Roosevelt thanks Perry S. Heath for the editorial in the Salt Lake Tribune.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Editorials; Utah--Salt Lake City; Salt Lake Tribune (Firm)

Date: 1902-03-10

Letter from Edward James Livernash to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Edward James Livernash writes President Roosevelt on behalf of the Chinese Exclusion Commission of California to ask the president's support for a national exclusion policy against Chinese immigrants. Several Pacific states have exclusion laws on their books and Livernash wants a nation-wide exclusion law. He is concerned over a change to the bill by Senator Platt. Organized labor supports the bill, as does the Bureau of Immigration.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Emigration and immigration law; Emigration and immigration law--U.S. states; Racism; California; Nevada; Oregon; Washington (State); Idaho; Utah; United States--Pacific States

Date: 1902-04-16

Newspaper article on Utah senators

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Newspaper article contrasting the stances of Utah's senators towards American military policy in the Philippines. Senator Rawlins is portrayed as attacking the United States Army in the Philippines and Senator Kearns is shown to be supportive of the military and Roosevelt administration.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Military policy; Patriotism; Utah; Philippines; United States. Army; Rawlins, Joseph L. (Joseph Lafayette), 1850-1926; Kearns, Thomas, 1862-1918; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924

Date: 1902-05-12

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Henry C. Payne

Description:

President Roosevelt encloses the interview and has informed Sutherland that Senator Kearns's nominee for Ogden has been submitted.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Postmasters--Selection and appointment; Utah--Ogden; United States. Post Office Department; Kearns, Thomas, 1862-1918

Date: 1902-06-23

Letter from Perry S. Heath to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Perry S. Heath asks President Roosevelt to defer all appointments until speaking with Senator Kearns of Utah.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; Utah; Kearns, Thomas, 1862-1918

Date: 1902-08-06

Letter from Thomas Kearns to Theodore Roosevelt

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Senator Kearns is in sympathy with William R. Campbell's concerns regarding polygamists holding Federal positions. The Utah Republican State Convention gave President Roosevelt a "very hearty endorsement" in everything except for the Cuban reciprocity policy.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Federal government--Officials and employees; Polygamy--Political aspects; Cuba; Utah; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Campbell, William R.; Clarkson, James Sullivan, 1842-1918

Date: 1902-09-12

Letter from Marcus Alonzo Hanna to Thomas Kearns

Description:

Senator Hanna advises against making Reed O. Smoot a Senator because Smoot is a Mormon apostle and will face opposition due to his religious beliefs and high position in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Hanna does not make the argument that no member of the Mormon church should be a member, just not one that is holds so high a position.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Americans--Politics and government; Utah; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); United States. Congress. Senate; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Council of the Twelve Apostles (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Smoot, Reed, 1862-1941

Date: 1902-12-17

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