Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) to Paul H. Lacey
High-resolution images are available to schools and libraries via subscription to American History, 1493-1943. Check to see if your school or library already has a subscription. Or click here for more information. You may also order a pdf of the image from us here.
Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04078 Author/Creator: Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Typed letter signed Date: 16 January 1904 Pagination: 1 p. ; 22.5 x 18 cm. Order a Copy
Discusses his desire for a Square Deal for all Americans. Severely faded. Typed on White House letterhead.
Personal January 16, 1904.
My dear Mr. Lacey:
Your picture pleases me particularly for if there is one thing that I do desire to [text loss] for it is for a square deal, for an attitude of kindly justice as between man and man, without regard to what any man's creed or birthplace or social position may be, so long as, in his life and in his work, he shows the qualities that entitle him to the respect of his fellows.
Mr. Paul H. Lacey,
6327 Sangomon Street,
Citation Guidelines for Online Resources
The copyright law of the United States (title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specific conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be “used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research.” If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of “fair use,” that user may be liable for copyright infringement. This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.