On behalf of Theodore Roosevelt, John William McGrath thanks William F. Comly for his telegram and hopes that he understands that Roosevelt cannot personally answer every piece of mail that he receives.
Theodore Roosevelt's secretary informs Amasa Thornton that Roosevelt is not able to comment upon the article and that he should consider all communication with Roosevelt to be confidential and not for publication. Roosevelt agrees with Thornton in his high opinion of Father Tierney.
Theodore Roosevelt sends his "profound gratitude" to Albert Strauss and his firm, J. & W. Seligman & Co., for their letter to the State Treasurer, James Lee Wells. Roosevelt is proud of his fellow Americans.
Theodore Roosevelt thanks Alexander Brin for his letter. Roosevelt believes America's influence in the world has waned because of the course the government has taken for the past year and a quarter. He does not think the U.S. would wield much authority at a peace conference, since the U.S. ca...