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Letter from Nicholas Murray Butler to Theodore Roosevelt

Author:
Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947
Date:
1901-10-07
Description:
Nicholas Murray Butler is concerned about the immigration service which he believes is one of the most important offices in the government. Butler agrees that Superintendent Fitchie shouldn't be retained and also suggests an investigation into the New York office and the Washington, D.C., office under Commissioner Powderly. Butler believes that Edward F. McSweeney is the strongest man in the immigration service.
Subject:
Emigration and immigration--Government policy, Emigration and immigration--Political aspects, Immigration enforcement, Governmental investigations, United States. Bureau of Immigration, Fitchie, Thomas, Powderly, Terence Vincent, 1849-1924, McSweeney, Edward F. (Edward Francis), 1864-, Platt, Thomas Collier, 1833-1910
Partner:
Theodore Roosevelt Center
Rights:
These images are presented through a cooperative effort between the Library of Congress and Dickinson State University. No known restrictions on publication.
Source:
http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o35143
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