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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

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The Roosevelt children are in good health and beautiful spirits. Theodore Roosevelt's mission class went well and the students have christened him "Teacher Four Eyes." Mr. Rhinelander didn't come to dance class, likely deterred by his older age. Roosevelt probably won't travel to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as he is behind in his studies due to illness.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Sunday schools--Study and teaching; Nicknames; Dance--Study and teaching; Travel--Planning; Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Date: 1876-03-04

The duties and rights of citizenship

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt's speech to the graduating class of Peirce School in Philadelphia in 1897. The cover bears a small black and white oval portrait of Theodore Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Pamphlet

Subject: Citizenship--Philosophy; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Business schools; Pennsylvania--Philadelphia; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1897

Ticket to the 1900 Republican National Convention

Description:

Ticket to the 1900 Republican National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Resource Type: Ticket

Subject: Republican National Convention; Tickets; Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Date: 1900

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to James Russell Parsons

Description:

Governor Roosevelt was nominated to be the Republican vice presidential candidate at the Republican National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Republican National Convention; Political conventions; Vice-Presidents; Presidents--Nomination; Pennsylvania--Philadelphia; New York (State)--Albany; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Harvard College (1780- ); Platt, Thomas Collier, 1833-1910; McKinley, William, 1843-1901

Date: 1900-06-25

Letter from Richard Harding Davis to Theodore Roosevelt

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Richard Harding Davis would like to have President Roosevelt over for dinner or lunch if he comes to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for the Army-Navy game. He admires Roosevelt's stance against nepotism in the armed forces and hopes to discuss many things.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Army-Navy Football Game; Nepotism; Armed Forces--Officers; Meetings; Dinners and dining; Pennsylvania--Philadelphia; United States. Army; United States. Navy

Date: 1901-11-17

Letter from Thomas L. Hicks to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Thomas L. Hicks is pleased that Clayton McMichael will succeed him as postmaster of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He enjoyed his time as postmaster and thanks his many coworkers.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Postmasters--Selection and appointment; Pennsylvania--Philadelphia; McMichael, Clayton, 1844-1906

Date: 1901-11-22

Letter from Horace White to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Horace White provides advice on how to deal with the Republican political machine of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, which White describes as "the plague spot of the universe" and compares to New York's Tammany Hall. He suggests that Roosevelt discuss the issue with trustworthy residents of Philadelphia, such as reformer Herbert Welsh.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Political corruption; Political parties--Management; Political leadership; Political parties--Officials and employees; Pennsylvania--Philadelphia; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Tammany Hall; Welsh, Herbert, 1851-1941; Croker, Richard, 1843-1922

Date: 1901-11-27

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Joseph Bucklin Bishop

Description:

President Roosevelt was pleased and amused to receive a Post editorial from "some outsider." He is having a difficult relationship with several senators. Roosevelt understands, but dislikes, that he must make concessions regarding appointments, such as securing Clayton McMichael’s appointment as postmaster of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by negotiating over the internal revenue collector.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Executive-legislative relations; Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Postmasters--Selection and appointment; Pennsylvania--Philadelphia; McMichael, Clayton, 1844-1906

Date: 1901-11-27

Boyer may leave the mint service

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Henry K. Boyer, superintendent of the Philadelphia Mint, may resign. A change in superintendent is often frowned upon as it requires a suspension of business to count the money and inspect machinery. Due to the growing importance of mints it has been suggested that the selection of superintendents become national and not tied to any location.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Resignation from office; Resignation--Political aspects; Mints--Administration; Pennsylvania--Philadelphia; United States Mint

Date: 1901-12-16

Invoice for President's private account

Description:

Charges for porters during President Roosevelt's trip to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Quantico, Virginia.

Resource Type: Invoice

Subject: Presidents--Travel; Pennsylvania--Philadelphia; Virginia--Quantico

Date: 1902-01-04?

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