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Report on the Wisconsin Factional Republican Quarrel


Wilder gives an in-depth analysis of the political dispute between Wisconsin Governor Robert M. La Follette and the newly-organized Republican League, or Stalwarts, created to oppose him.

Resource Type: Report

Subject: Primaries; Wisconsin; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925; Spooner, John C. (John Coit), 1843-1919; Quarles, Joseph Very, 1843-1911; Whitehead, John Meek, 1852-1924

Date: 1902-01-16

Letter from Hamilton Fish to William Loeb


Assistant Treasurer Fish writes to President Roosevelt through William Loeb that the political situation in New York has improved as previously reticent politicians, such as New York Governor Odell, are now showing support for Roosevelt's renomination after the admirable way in which Roosevelt treated Senator Hanna's initial lack of support. Fish closes by addressing the irregularities in the post office department and suggesting that any fraud should be investigated and punished.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Nomination; Primaries--U.S. states; Governmental investigations; Fraud; Presidents--Public opinion; New York (State); United States. Post Office Department; Odell, Benjamin B. (Benjamin Barker), 1854-1926; Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904; Platt, Thomas Collier, 1833-1910; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1903-06-05

The negro issue in Mississippi primaries


James Kimble Vardaman failed to receive a plurality of votes in the Democratic primary for Governor of Mississippi. Vardaman's policies against African Americans and his "unquotable vulgarities" have made the election simply between justice and injustice. Vardaman's opponents, Judge Critz and Senator Noel, received more combined votes and Noel, who finished in third place, has instructed his supporters to vote for Critz.

Resource Type: Magazine article

Subject: Primaries; Governors--Election; Race discrimination; African Americans--Education--Finance; Mississippi; Democratic Party (U.S.); Vardaman, James Kimble, 1861-1930; Noel, Edmond Favor, 1856-1927; Critz, Frank Archibald, 1846-1922

Date: 1903-08-22

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Philander C. Knox


President Roosevelt lists several people that he would like the examiner to meet with in Colorado. Roosevelt wants a clear case on whether or not government officials interfered in the primaries.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Political crimes and offenses; Governmental investigations; Primaries; Colorado

Date: 1903-10-14

Page of the Daily Journal and Tribune


Newspaper article about the resolutions of the executive committee for the Tennessee primary. The committee endorsed President Roosevelt's actions regarding the Panama Canal and his nomination for president in 1904.

Resource Type: Newspaper

Subject: American newspapers--Sections, columns, etc.; Presidents--Nomination; Primaries; Tennessee--Knoxville; Panama--Panama Canal; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1904-01-03

News release for Multnomah County Republicans


The Republican leadership of Portland, Oregon, and Multnomah County argue for supporting President Roosevelt and Senator Mitchell at the Republican primary.

Resource Type: Release, News

Subject: Presidents--Nomination; Primaries; Oregon--Portland; Oregon--Multnomah County; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Mitchell, John H. (John Hipple), 1835-1905; Simon, Joseph, 1851-1935

Date: 1904-01-20

Letter from James Armstrong Blanchard to Theodore Roosevelt


James Blanchard warns Theodore Roosevelt of a seating dispute between the Wisconsin delegations to the National Convention led by Governor LaFollette and Senator Spooner. He fears that Wisconsin may go Democratic in the fall election.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Republican National Convention; Political campaigns; Presidents--Election; Primaries; Wisconsin; La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925; Spooner, John C. (John Coit), 1843-1919

Date: 1904-05-19

Letter from William Barnes to Theodore Roosevelt


In his conversations with President Roosevelt, Chairman Barnes did not mean to imply that John Clay Davies was not enthusiastic. He believes they will gain a majority in Oneida County, New York.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Primaries; Elections; New York (State)--Oneida County; Davies, John Clay, 1858-1925

Date: 1904-08-12

The citizens' neglect


Fairfax Henry Wheelan urges the businessmen of San Francisco, California, to vote in the primary elections.

Resource Type: Newsletter

Subject: Primaries; Voting; Business and politics; California--San Francisco

Date: 1904-09

Letter from Edwin A. Jones to William Loeb


Attorney Jones writes to Secretary Loeb acknowledging receipt of Loeb's note, which included words from Senator Platt regarding the U.S. Judgeship. Jones discusses judgeship appointments and mentions he favors candidate Mabel Young over candidate Charles Merrill Hough. Jones suggests that Young should garner support from politician Herbert Parsons in order to increase Young's chances of being appointed.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Judges--U.S. states--Judges--Selection and appointment; Judges--Selection and appointment--U.S. states; Primaries--U.S. states; New York (State); Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Platt, Thomas Collier, 1833-1910; Root, Elihu, 1845-1937; Moody, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1917; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Parsons, Herbert, 1869-1925

Date: 1906-06-19

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