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Letter from George Kennan to Theodore Roosevelt

Author:
Kennan, George, 1845-1924
Date:
1902-04-21
Description:
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.
Subject:
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
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=o37631
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