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Letter from Herman Henry Kohlsaat to Theodore Roosevelt

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The overwhelming consensus is that President Roosevelt has earned the confidence of the American people. Before his death, William McKinley made a promise to appoint Myron T. Herrick as ambassador to Italy. Herman Henry Kohlsaat suggests that Roosevelt write to Herrick as he would be a useful political ally.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Public opinion; Diplomatic and consular service, American--Selection and appointment; Italy; Herrick, Myron T. (Myron Timothy), 1854-1929; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Meyer, George von Lengerke, 1858-1918

Date: 1901-09-20

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to John Hay

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President Roosevelt wants to know what steps the Ambassador at Rome is taking.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Diplomatic and consular service; Italy; Meyer, George von Lengerke, 1858-1918

Date: 1902-04-30

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Henry White

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If Ambassador Meyer leaves, Roosevelt would be pleased to send Henry White to Italy. President Roosevelt is pleased that John Singer Sargent has agreed to paint his portrait for the White House.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Painting; Presidents--Portraits; Diplomatic and consular service; Meyer, George von Lengerke, 1858-1918; Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925

Date: 1902-05-15

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to John Hay

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President Roosevelt reviews the steps that should be taken to pass the Cuban treaty and provides his opinion on upcoming changes in diplomatic appointments. Roosevelt is setting off for a three week trip tomorrow.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: International relations; Treaties; Diplomatic and consular service, American--Selection and appointment; Presidents--Travel; Meyer, George von Lengerke, 1858-1918; Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904

Date: 1902-09-18

Letter from Henry Cabot Lodge to Theodore Roosevelt

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Senator Lodge reports the Alabama has received her red pennant and Captain Davis has done well. George von Lengerke Meyer has inquired about taking over a position should the current holder resign. Lodge reports on a walk he has just taken which made him think of President Roosevelt and reflect on their political prospects.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Walking; Presidents--Nomination; Alabama (Battleship : BB-60); Davis, C. H. (Charles Henry), 1845-1921; Meyer, George von Lengerke, 1858-1918; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1903-05-05

Telegram from Thomas C. Platt to Theodore Roosevelt

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Senator Thomas Collier Platt provides President Roosevelt with the name of a person interested in the Italian ambassadorship. Platt has already turned him down, but would like Roosevelt to send him a letter confirming they discussed it.

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: Diplomatic and consular service, American--Selection and appointment; Italy; Greece; Meyer, George von Lengerke, 1858-1918; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924

Date: 1903-06-15

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Thomas Collier Platt

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George von Lengerke Meyer is doing an admirable job as Italian Ambassador, and there isn't the "slightest likelihood of any change at present."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Diplomatic and consular service; Italy; Meyer, George von Lengerke, 1858-1918

Date: 1903-06-15

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Leslie M. Shaw

Description:

President Roosevelt asks Secretary of the Treasury Shaw to contact Jefferson and Isaac N. Seligman regarding the financial situation. Jefferson Seligman fears a panic and Roosevelt would like Shaw to reassure him. In a postscript, Roosevelt states that Henry Clay Frick is anxious for an extra legislative session but Roosevelt believes this to be unwise. He encloses letters from Ambassador Meyer regarding the financial situation and a request from Representative Martin for Shaw to attend the Mining Congress at Deadwood, South Dakota.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Finance--Government policy; Financial crises; Business and politics; South Dakota--Deadwood; Frick, Henry Clay, 1849-1919; Meyer, George von Lengerke, 1858-1918; Seligman, Isaac Newton, 1855-1917

Date: 1903-07-22

Letter from Leslie M. Shaw to Benjamin F. Barnes

Description:

Leslie M. Shaw informs Benjamin F. Barnes that he is returning two letters from George von Lengerke Meyer of Boston.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letters; Massachusetts--Boston; Meyer, George von Lengerke, 1858-1918

Date: 1903-07-26

Letter from Maria Longworth Storer to John Hay

Description:

Maria Longworth Storer expresses her concerns regarding the representative of the American Catholic Church at the Vatican, Francis MacNutt. Storer relays that she believes MacNutt to be a spy, stating that his actions will negatively affect proceedings in the Philippines and the American Catholic church. Storer also discusses the "failure" of the Vatican to properly recognize Archbishop Ireland.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Catholic Church and world politics; Emigration and immigration; Governmental investigations; International relations; Moles (Spies); Austria--Vienna; Italy--Rome; Philippines; Spain--Madrid; United States. Embassy (Austria); Vatican Palace (Vatican City); Ireland, John, 1838-1918; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924; Meyer, George von Lengerke, 1858-1918; Spring Rice, Cecil, Sir, 1859-1918; Storer, B. (Bellamy), 1847-1922; MacNutt, Francis Augustus, 1863-1927

Date: 1903-11-15

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