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Letter from Nathaniel C. Bartlett to Theodore Roosevelt

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As a fellow Harvard graduate, Nathaniel C. Bartlett is proud of President Roosevelt's career. Bartlett is a Republican and has served in the Massachusetts legislature. His friend, Representative Moody, also studied at Harvard and is an able man and good Republican.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Succession; Massachusetts; Harvard College (1780- ); Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Moody, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1917

Date: 1901-09-23

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Helen Miller Gould

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President Roosevelt will be unable to attend the dedication of the Naval Young Men's Christian Association, but offers to invite Mr. Moody, the new Secretary of the Navy, in his stead.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: YMCA of the USA; United States. Navy; Moody, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1917

Date: 1902-03-24

Letter from H. C. Taylor to Theodore Roosevelt

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Admiral Taylor is reporting on changes he is hoping to enact for the United Sates Navy, including fixing defects in the gun mounts. Taylor argues that the navy needs sufficient firepower.  He also suggests creating a General Staff to direct the various bureaus, boards, and divisions that currently encompass the Navy's leadership. He has his detailed opinions that he wishes to discuss with President Roosevelt and Secretary Moody.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Naval gunnery; United States. Navy; Sims, William Sowden, 1858-1936; Moody, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1917

Date: 1902-04-23

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Henry Cabot Lodge

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President Roosevelt invites Henry Cabot Lodge to dine with him. Commissioner of Pensions Eugene Ware, Secretary of the Navy William Moody, and Civil Service Commissioner James Garfield will also attend.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Dinners and dining; Scheduling; Ware, Eugene Fitch, 1841-1911; Moody, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1917; Garfield, James Rudolph, 1865-1950

Date: 1902-05-07

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Eugene Hale

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President Roosevelt is distressed that certain provisions in the navy personnel bill have been removed by the House. Roosevelt, alongside Secretary Moody, would like to speak with Senator Hale on this issue.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Legislation; United States. Navy; United States. Congress. House; Moody, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1917

Date: 1902-05-29

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Nicholas Murray Butler

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President Roosevelt spoke at Arlington because he felt that the country was not satisfied with the administration's case on what is being done in the Philippines. Roosevelt understands Butler's objections to the bills but fears that so much work will be lost if they are vetoed. Plus, Secretaries Root and Moody favor the bills.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Speeches, addresses, etc.; Legislation; Philippines; Root, Elihu, 1845-1937; Moody, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1917

Date: 1902-06-03

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Eugene Hale

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President Roosevelt encloses a memorandum from Secretary Moody stating that John W. Philip has failed to pass the admission examination for the Naval Academy. Roosevelt apologizes because Philip cannot have another examination until next year.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Military service, Voluntary--Examinations; United States Naval Academy; Moody, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1917; Philip, John W.

Date: 1902-07-02

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Benjamin B. Odell

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President Roosevelt informs Benjamin Barker Odell Secretary Moody will proceed as soon as the men who have already been designated receive their appointments.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; Moody, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1917

Date: 1902-07-03

Letter from Anna Roosevelt Cowles to Theodore Roosevelt

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Anna Cowles enjoyed her recent visit. She encloses two items: a letter from an acquaintance who wanted to be sure it reached the President personally, and a newspaper clipping of Constant de Estournelles' remarks at the American-French banquet. Mrs. Cowles received a letter from Mrs. Reid regarding her husband's service as special envoy for the United States at the coronation of King Edward. Cowles hopes the President will have the Reids to lunch soon. She also expresses interest in what Secretary of the Navy Moody will decide regarding work to be done by Admirals Bradford, O'Neill, and Bowles.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912; Moody, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1917; Bradford, R. B. (Royal Bird), 1844-1914; Estournelles de Constant, Paul-Henri-Benjamin Balluet, baron d’, 1852-1924

Date: 1902-07-28

Letter from William S. Cowles to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

William S. Cowles sends President Roosevelt a statement for his use. He comments on the upcoming tour that Secretary Moody is taking with members of Congress, including members of the Committee on Naval Affairs. He hopes Moody will not become seasick. Cowles comments that he is worried about his wife Anna, the President's sister, who has been ill for some time. He also reports on the progress of renovations at the White House.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Naval Affairs; United States. Navy; Moody, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1917; Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925; Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931

Date: 1902-08-07

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