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Letter from Stephen Bleecker Luce to Theodore Roosevelt

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Admiral Luce commends Theodore Roosevelt on his Naval War of 1812 as "the very highest authority we have on the subject."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: War of 1812; Naval history; Books and reading

Date: 1888-02-13

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Edwin Lawrence Godkin

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Assistant Secretary Roosevelt left the New York Police Department because there was nothing left for him to accomplish in the "preposterous system." He has always been interested in the Navy and looks forward to applying some of his "pet theories." Roosevelt would like to discuss naval and foreign policy with Mr. Godkin. Original and copy.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: War of 1812; Military policy; Sea-power; Meetings; New York (N.Y.). Police Department; United States. Navy

Date: 1897-07-24

Partial articles from The Navy and Army Illustrated

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The article "Some Important Historical Works" reviews two recently published books, one of which is the sixth volume of the series The Royal Navy, a History from the Earliest Times to the Present. While the work had several authors, including Alfred Thayer Mahan, the review focuses largely on Theodore Roosevelt's coverage of the War of 1812.

Resource Type: Magazine article

Subject: War of 1812; American periodicals; United States. Navy; Great Britain. Royal Navy; Mahan, A. T. (Alfred Thayer), 1840-1914; Clowes, W. Laird (William Laird), Sir, 1856-1905; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1901-12-21

Letter from Albert Gleaves to Theodore Roosevelt

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Albert Gleaves asks President Roosevelt to read the proofs of his book Captain James Lawrence, U.S. Navy, which will be ready around the first of January.   He wants Roosevelt's criticism and requests an introduction for the book because of his connection to the War of 1812 through a previous book.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: War of 1812; Publishers and publishing; Lawrence, James, 1781-1813

Date: 1902-11-29

Note from John M. Schick

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Reverend Schick relates a reported incident that occurred in the late 1870s. During the War of 1812, Admiral Hillyar of the  HMS Phoebe captured the USS Essex. Several decades later, a subsequent American ship, also named Essex, visited Plymouth, England, and hosted Hillyar's elderly widow.

Resource Type: Note

Subject: War of 1812; Military ceremonies, honors, and salutes; Naval battles; Naval history--Sources; England--Plymouth; Essex (Frigate); Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1904-02-19

Letter from Henry Cabot Lodge to Theodore Roosevelt

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Senator Lodge is submitting an article to The Outlook on the last one hundred years of peace between the United States and Great Britain. Lodge fears a public debate on the arbitration treaties as it could damage relations with several foreign nations. He read in the newspaper that Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt was ill and hopes it isn't serious.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: War of 1812; Feature writing; International relations; Arbitration, International; International relations--Treaties; Debates and debating; Great Britain; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1912-01-08

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