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Letter from William Loeb to George Edward Graham

Description:

The telegram was received and William Loeb encloses a letter.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letters

Date: 1904-02-22

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Henry Cabot Lodge

Description:

President Roosevelt will be dining with Benjamin Ide Wheeler on Wednesday night and invites the Lodges to join them. If Lodge is free, Roosevelt is interested in dining with him on Thursday and Friday as well.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Dinners and dining, Scheduling, Wheeler, Benjamin Ide, 1854-1927, Lodge, Anna Cabot Mills Davis, 1850-1915

Date: 1904-02-22

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Henry Cabot Lodge

Description:

It would be "silly" to give up the dinner to the ambassadors.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Dinners and dining, Ambassadors

Date: 1904-02-23

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to George Brinton McClellan Harvey

Description:

President Roosevelt defends a statement he made about Jefferson Davis eighteen or twenty years ago, in which he compared Davis with General Benedict Arnold. Roosevelt believes Davis a traitor because he intrigued for secession, and therefore the destruction of the republic, in support of slavery. Unlike Arnold, Davis received office for his treachery. Roosevelt also sends Colonel George Harvey a copy of Rough Riders to clear any confusion about Roosevelt's participation on a specific day during the Spanish-American War.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898), American Civil War (1861-1865), Military ceremonies, honors, and salutes, Political crimes and offenses--Moral and ethical aspects, Press and politics, Scandals, Slavery, Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870, Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889, Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801

Date: 1904-09-19

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to John Hay

Description:

President Roosevelt is struggling to convince other senators to take a broad-minded view of the Newfoundland reciprocity treaty. Roosevelt will not do anything about the Russian Jews at the moment.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: International relations, Jews, Russian, Reciprocity (Commerce), Treaties, Newfoundland and Labrador, Russia, Choate, Joseph Hodges, 1832-1917, Cockran, William Bourke, 1854-1923, Whitridge, Frederick W. (Frederick Wallingford), 1852-1916

Date: 1904-09-24

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Marshall P. Wilder

Description:

President Roosevelt thanks Marshall P. Wilder for the story.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Thank-you notes

Date: 1904-09-24

Letter from Carroll D. Wright to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Carroll D. Wright thanks President Roosevelt for kindness upon his resignation. He is unable to speak to the reputation of his successor, Mr. Clark.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc., Employment references, Employees--Resignation, Thank-you notes

Date: 1904-12-12

Letter from Edgar S. Wilson to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Edgar S. Wilson sends President Roosevelt a copy of Lucius Q.C. Lamar, His Life, Times, and Speeches, 1825-1893 and directs his attention to various passages. Wilson also reports on the recent voter turnout in Washington (state).

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Gift books, Press and politics, Political participation, Political participation--U.S. states, Lamar, L. Q. C. (Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus), 1825-1893

Date: 1904-12-14

Letter from Robert John Wynne to Benjamin F. Barnes

Description:

Robert John Wynne will forward Walter Preston Brownlow's request and has submitted a list of referees for the southern states to George B. Cortelyou.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Political parties--Management, Political planning, Political campaigns, Tennessee, Republican National Committee (U.S.), Brownlow, Walter Preston, 1851-1910

Date: 1904-12-17

Letter from Francis Bennett Williams to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Francis Bennett Williams details the political situation in the last election, including voter participation and corruption by Democrats. He suggests possible replacements for Mr. Cohen and gives a very bad report of H. Dudley Coleman. Finally, Williams states the opinion of President Roosevelt in the American South is changing, largely due to the effectiveness of his policies and appointments there.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Political planning, Political campaigns, Elections--U.S. states, Political participation--U.S. states, Meetings, Scheduling, Employees--Dismissal of, Patronage, Political--U.S. states, Presidents--Public opinion, Press and politics, Louisiana--New Orleans, Louisiana, Republican Party (La.), Cohen, Walter

Date: 1904-12-24

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