Charles Fletcher Lummis hasn't written because he has spent most of the last three months in the New Mexico wilderness. He hopes for the success of the Roosevelt administration and the country under President Roosevelt's leadership. Lummis believes the two major issues that need to be add...
Assistant Secretary Hill encloses a translated note requesting that congratulations be sent to the Persian Shah on his birthday. Hill also encloses a draft of the telegram that will be sent to the Shah.
D. S. M. Curry and his wife have close ties to the Spanish royal family and he believes they are popular in Spain. He suggests that they could be special representatives of the United States at the upcoming coming of age celebrations for King Alfonso XIII of Spain.
E. C. Machen decries President Roosevelt's choice of Admiral Crowninshield to attend the coronation of King Edward VII of Great Britain. He strongly recommends that Admiral Schley represent the United States.
Ernest Howard Crosby does not believe the "economic game" is fairly played and must protest about the labor question to keep his convictions. Crosby is also distressed at American imperialism as the United States had an opportunity to set an example for the world but instead followed th...
Consul Mason encloses a translation of an article that appeared in the Koloniale Zeitschrift , the newspaper of the colonial expansion party in Germany. Hans Wagner, the author of the article, states very clearly the low opinion of Americans held by a certain class of Germans.
Frederick William Holls recommends the appointment of James R. Sheffield as Commissioner of Emigration at Ellis Island, New York. Holls has been carefully monitoring the situation in Mexico and believes there may be a forthcoming treaty for obligatory arbitration.