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Letter from Nicholas Murray Butler to Theodore Roosevelt

Author:
Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947
Date:
1901-10-12
Description:
Nicholas Murray Butler doesn't believe that J. Pierpont Morgan controls the New York Sun . Paul Dana and William MacKay Laffan appear to be influential and Butler recommends they be contacted. Butler claims that Edward F. McSweeney is the "ablest man" in the Immigration Bureau and recommends that President Roosevelt investigate the immigration matter further.
Subject:
Press and politics, Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc., Governmental investigations, Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, Dana, Paul, 1852-1930, Laffan, William MacKay, 1848-1909, McSweeney, Edward F. (Edward Francis), 1864-, Fitchie, Thomas, Platt, Thomas Collier, 1833-1910, Powderly, Terence Vincent, 1849-1924
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=o35237
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