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Draft of 1912 Republican Convention speech

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Draft of a speech prepared by Theodore Roosevelt to deliver before the 1912 Republican Convention in Chicago, IL. He believes the nominating votes have been fixed in President Taft's favor and refuses to accept any nomination from the convention. Roosevelt announces he will run on a progressive platform.
Republican National Convention, Presidents--Nomination, Progressive Party (1912), Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ), Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930, Deneen, Charles Samuel, 1863-1940, Root, Elihu, 1845-1937, McGovern, Francis E.
Theodore Roosevelt Center
Electronic copy sponsored by the Theodore Roosevelt Center at Dickinson State University. For reproduction or publication permission, contact the Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library. See the Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library Terms of Use for further copyright information.
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