Letter from Morit Herman Geschka to William H. Taft

Author:
Geschka, Morit Herman, b. 1871
Date:
1912-06-18
Description:
Morit Herman Geschka of Montreal, Canada, sends a rambling, profane letter to William H. Taft accusing him, Theodore Roosevelt, and Robert M. La Follette of conspiring to murder him to conceal his "six year wrongful impressment." According to the letter, Geschka was warned by the Madison, Wisconsin chief of police not to send Taft more letters full of "insanity," but Geschka was not arrested as threatened.
Subject:
Presidents--Nomination, Police chiefs--Attitudes, Politicians--Public opinion, Judges--Public opinion, Hate mail, Letters, Insanity, Polemics, Harassment, Wisconsin--Madison, Canada, Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919, La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925, Shaughnessy, Thomas George, 1853-1923
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=o86124
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