President Roosevelt was pleased with Chief Curry's letter because it displayed all the good work being done in the Philippines. Roosevelt would like Curry to express his feelings of pride to the Filipino police force for their hard work "to maintain order and strict justice."
Police; Philippines; Manila (Philippines). Police Department; Chaffee, Adna Romanza, 1842-1914
Vice Governor Wright would like Captain Curry to be chief of police in the Philippines.
Police--Selection and appointment; Philippines; Wright, Luke E. (Luke Edward), 1846-1922
President Roosevelt is glad that George Curry has returned and asks if he will find time to travel to Washington.
Letters; Travel; Washington (D.C.)
Theodore Roosevelt sends his thanks to Governor Curry for the letter and hopes that Curry will call on him the next time he is in New York. Roosevelt is glad that Curry is going to assist Senator Dixon in Chicago a few days before the convention begins.
Republican National Convention; Letters; Political conventions; Thank-you notes; Illinois--Chicago; Dixon, Joseph M. (Joseph Moore), 1867-1934
Theodore Roosevelt's secretary suggests Governor Curry meet with Roosevelt in Oyster Bay. Curry could take the 11:16 a.m. train.
Meetings; Scheduling; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Theodore Roosevelt has been informed that land in the Philippines has been given to capitalists to use for sugar, which should not have been done. Roosevelt requests information from Representative Curry on this matter. The previous year Curry stated that the Philippines should be independent. Roosevelt thinks that the Philippines should be independent eventually but are not fit for independence at present. Roosevelt trusts Curry and wishes to know what Curry's views are on the matter of Philippine independence, so that Roosevelt can take them into account when evaluating his own views.
Sugar; Capitalism; Imperialism; Philippines
Theodore Roosevelt does not believe that Cutting made the statement he is quoted as saying. Roosevelt does not recall ever writing to Cutting about Bursum and has written Cutting to find out the facts.
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