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Letter from J. R. Sheffield to Theodore Roosevelt

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There is a great deal of political infighting within the 19th and 27th Assembly Districts, and J. R. Sheffield relates to Theodore Roosevelt his conversations with the leading figures. Sheffield concludes on a different topic, the vice presidency, and advises Roosevelt to "do all you can to head off any such proposition."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: U.S. states--Politics and government; Vice-Presidents; New York (State); Quigg, Lemuel Ely, 1863-1919; Davis, Gherardi, 1858-1941

Date: 1899-09-18

Letter from James R. Sheffield to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Gherardi Davis and Ben Sands have been successful in the primary of the 27th Assembly District.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: U.S. states--Politics and government; New York (State); Davis, Gherardi, 1858-1941

Date: 1899-09-20

Letter from James R. Sheffield to Gherardi Davis

Description:

James R. Sheffield congratulates Gherardi Davis on his victory over Quigg in the primary for the 27th Assembly District. Sheffield also reveals that Governor Roosevelt intervened on behalf of Davis.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: New York (State). Legislature. Assembly; Quigg, Lemuel Ely, 1863-1919; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1899-09-25

Letter from James R. Sheffield to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

James R. Sheffield believes Lemuel Ely Quigg has no reason to be angry with Governor Roosevelt. Gherardi Davis ought to be thankful for what others have done for him. Sheffield also commends President Roosevelt's speech in Ohio, which he believes will influence the national Republican platform in the coming campaign.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Speeches, addresses, etc.; Political parties--Platforms; Quigg, Lemuel Ely, 1863-1919; Davis, Gherardi, 1858-1941; Allison, William B. (William Boyd), 1829-1908

Date: 1899-09-25

Letter from James R. Sheffield to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

James R. Sheffield congratulates President Roosevelt on his succession to the presidency. Sheffield expects the Roosevelt administration to be "brilliantly successful" and pledges his support.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Succession

Date: 1901-09-28

Letter from James R. Sheffield to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

James R. Sheffield congratulates President Roosevelt on the successful election in New York. He would like to meet with Roosevelt to discuss administrative issues.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Elections; Political campaigns; Meetings; New York (State)

Date: 1901-11-06

Telegram from James R. Sheffield to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

James R. Sheffield hopes have a recommendation for the chief of the Manila, Philippines, fire department by tomorrow.

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: Fire departments--Officials and employees; Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Philippines--Manila

Date: 1901-11-25

Letter from James R. Sheffield to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

James R. Sheffield would be gratified to be associated with the Roosevelt administration and appreciates the offer of an appointment as immigration commissioner. He would like to have a personal interview with President Roosevelt before making a decision.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Public officers--Selection and appointment; Meetings

Date: 1901-12-13

Telegram from James R. Sheffield to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

James R. Sheffield will be unable to accept President Roosevelt's invitation for Saturday as he has a meeting with Seth Low regarding the fire commissionership. He hopes to meet with Roosevelt next week.

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: Meetings; Scheduling; Low, Seth, 1850-1916

Date: 1901-12-13

Letter from James R. Sheffield to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

James R. Sheffield declines President Roosevelt's offer of the position of Immigration Commissioner.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Federal government--Officials and employees; United States. Bureau of Immigration

Date: 1901-12-19

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