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Letter from Booker T. Washington to Theodore Roosevelt

Author:
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915
Date:
1902-11-06
Description:
Booker T. Washington asks President Roosevelt to defer appointment of Judge Roulhac as district attorney until Washington confers with James Sullivan Clarkson. He has a resolution that he will suggest to Clarkson, who will then convey it to Roosevelt. Washington spoke to Edgar S. Wilson in New Orleans, Louisiana. Wilson is in fine shape, particularly if he can have two African American men appointed as deputy revenue collectors.
Subject:
Judges--Selection and appointment, Public prosecutors, African Americans--Employment, Alabama, Louisiana--New Orleans, Clarkson, James Sullivan, 1842-1918, Wilson, Edgar S., 1858-1935, Roulhac, Thomas R., 1846-1907
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=o39629
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