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Letter from Nicholas Murray Butler to Theodore Roosevelt

Author:
Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947
Date:
1904-05-03
Description:
Nicholas Murray Butler has received information from a secret conference of Democratic businessmen. They have decided not to support Alton B. Parker for president as the influence of William Jennings Bryan can likely defeat any candidate. The businessmen will save their money and allow the candidate Bryan chooses to be defeated. Butler expects Parker's support to dwindle and a dark horse candidate from the west to emerge.
Subject:
Business and politics, Presidents--Nomination, Democratic Party (U.S.), Parker, Alton B. (Alton Brooks), 1852-1926, Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925
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=o45218
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