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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to James Andrew Drain
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Title:

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to James Andrew Drain

Collection:

America

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt appreciates the editorial responding to the statement in President Taft's Decoration Day address that the horrors of war necessarily outweigh the benefits that may come of it. Roosevelt agrees with James Andrew Drain in opposing such a statement. He also states that death is not the worst of all possible evils. Rather, "No man is fit to live unless he is ready to quit life for adequate cause."

Creation Date:

1911-06-19

Creator:

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Recipient:

Drain, James Andrew, 1870-1943

Citation (Chicago Style):

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to James Andrew Drain. http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o292406. Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library. Dickinson State University.
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