Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Henry Cabot Lodge

Author:
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Date:
1908-06-01
Description:
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.
Subject:
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
Partner:
Theodore Roosevelt Center
Rights:
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.
Source:
http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o281074
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