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- George Kennan quotes a letter from Lawrence Abbott pertaining to Abbott's disappointment that J. S. Clarkson was appointed Surveyor of Customs in New York. Abbott believes that Clarkson's appointment goes against President Roosevelt's commitment to civil service reform. Kennan would like to meet with Roosevelt in reference to this matter.
- Government executives--Selection and appointment, Surveyors, New York (State)--New York, Port of New York Authority, Abbott, Lawrence F. (Lawrence Fraser), 1859-1933, Clarkson, James Sullivan, 1842-1918
- Theodore Roosevelt Center
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Letter from George Kennan to Theodore Roosevelt
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