Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Henry Cabot Lodge

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
President Roosevelt asks Senator Lodge to stop any delegates who will try to nominate Roosevelt for president instead of Secretary of War Taft. Roosevelt has also spoken to Illinois Senator Hopkins and Kansas Representative Campbell about the issue. Roosevelt stipulates that the letter is not to be shown unless absolutely necessary. He closes by criticizing Pennsylvania Senator Knox's Memorial Day address at Gettysburg. This is a typed copy of the original.
Republican National Convention, Presidents--Nomination, Letters, Speeches, addresses, etc., Pennsylvania--Gettysburg, Knox, Philander C. (Philander Chase), 1853-1921, Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930, La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925, Hitchcock, Frank H. (Frank Harris), 1867-1935, Hopkins, Albert J. (Albert Jarvis), 1846-1922, Campbell, Philip Pitt, 1862-1941
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