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Letter from George von Lengerke Meyer to Theodore Roosevelt

Author:
Meyer, George von Lengerke, 1858-1918
Date:
1905-02-14
Description:
Ambassador Meyer writes to President Roosevelt regarding his dinner meeting with English Ambassador Egerton and Egerton's words about the Russian loan. Meyer then mentions his discussion with the King who anticipates Meyer's move to Saint Petersburg, Russia. The King foresees Russian conflict over China, shares his bad experience involving his tampered letters in Russia, and describes a case in Saint Petersburg involving an Italian Embassy official being bribed by someone seeking to crack the telegraph code.
Subject:
Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905), International relations, Confidential communications, Loans, Foreign, Trusts, Industrial, Dinners and dining, Kings and rulers, Shooting, Diplomatic and consular service, American--Promotions, Compliments, Diplomacy, Alliances, Gunnery, Letters, Bribery, Safes, Cipher and telegraph codes, Messengers, Letter mail handling, Bags, Italy--Rome, Russia, Germany--Berlin, Russia (Federation)--Saint Petersburg, China, Japan, France, New York (State)--New York--Wall Street, United States. Embassy (Italy)
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=o48757
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