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Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) to Mr. Johnson re: work on civil service reform

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03339 Author/Creator: Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Place Written: Washington Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 14 November 1890 Pagination: 3 p. 18 x 11 cm

Summary of Content: Written as Civil Service Commissioner

People: Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: Progressive EraGovernment and CivicsReform MovementPresidentVice President

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