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Letter from William P. Trent to Theodore Roosevelt

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William P. Trent thanks Commissioner Theodore Roosevelt for his letter regarding Trent's recently published biography of William Gilmore Simms. Trent discusses what he learned from reading southern antebellum literature from the period of the Civil War and his views on the problems with sectionalism in the South. He admits that his voice will likely not be heard beyond the classroom.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Books and reading; Sectionalism (United States); Southern States; American Historical Association

Date: 1892-03-20

Letter from Carl Schurz to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Carl Schurz has contacted President-Elect Cleveland about Commissioner Theodore Roosevelt's desire to meet with him. Based on Cleveland's response, Schurz expresses his hope that Cleveland will meet with Roosevelt and Roosevelt will be retained in his position on the Civil Service Commission.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Civil service; Civil service reform; United States Civil Service Commission; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908

Date: 1893-01-04

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to H. H. Treadwell

Description:

President Roosevelt thanks H. H. Treadwell for the letter.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letters

Date: 1901-09-17

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Rachel Sherman Thorndike

Description:

President Roosevelt will answer Rachel Sherman Thorndike's letter personally.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letters

Date: 1901-09-20

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Booker T. Washington

Description:

President Roosevelt would like to have a long talk with Booker T. Washington on either the 27th or the 28th. Roosevelt requests that Washington just give him prior notice, and arrive at 3 p.m.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Scheduling

Date: 1901-09-24

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Timothy L. Woodruff

Description:

President Roosevelt is interested in the matter of the mayor. However, his involvement in a local matter may be resented by others. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Mayors; Political campaigns; Local elections; New York (State)--New York

Date: 1901-09-24

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to William J. Youngs

Description:

William J. Youngs has been in President Theodore Roosevelt's thoughts and he thanks Youngs for writing him.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Friendship--Correspondence; Thank-you notes

Date: 1901-09-24

Letter from William Allen White to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

William Allen White writes to President Roosevelt and argues that if Cyrus Leland cannot convince the average American that the charges against him are false then he should not be appointed. In a postscript, White clarifies that Leland is a "clean man" and good citizen that has the support of White and his wife, Sallie White.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Political ethics; Political crimes and offenses; Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Kansas; Leland, Cyrus, 1841-1917

Date: 1901-10-14

Letter from William Allen White to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

William Allen White advises President Roosevelt against a compromise in the Burton-Leland problem. He believes that common sense and morality demand the appointment of Cyrus Leland.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Patronage, Political; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Leland, Cyrus, 1841-1917; Burton, Joseph Ralph, 1852-1923

Date: 1901-11-08

Letter from William Allen White to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

William Allen White encourages the appointment of Cyrus Leland. White examines other potential appointees for President Roosevelt. He also indicates that William McKinley had promised the position to Leland.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Employment references; Honor; Kansas; Missouri River Valley; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Leland, Cyrus, 1841-1917; Burton, Joseph Ralph, 1852-1923; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Dawes, Charles Gates, 1865-1951; Bristow, Joseph L. (Joseph Little), 1861-1944

Date: 1901-11-10

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