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Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) to Walter S. Field re: asking Field to appear for Roosevelt in suits in Oklahoma

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07733.02 Author/Creator: Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Place Written: The White Nile, Sudan Type: Typed letter signed Date: 1910/03/10 Pagination: 1 p. + 3 letters 26.6 x 20.1 cm

Summary of Content: Includes four related letters: 1. Roosevelt letter to Walter S. Field 3/10.1910. 2. La Follette, Robert M. TLS: Washington, D.C., to Theodore Roosevelt. 18 January 1910. 1 p. re: land formerly belonging to Kickapoo Indians. 3. Field, Walter S. TLS: Washington, D.C., to Theodore Roosevelt. 21 January 1910. 2 p. re: request to represent Roosevelt in Kickapoo land dispute. 4. Teller, Henry Moore. TLS: Washington, D.C., to Theodore Roosevelt. 26 January 1910, 2 p. re: urging Roosevelt to allow Walter Field to represent him in the Kickapoo land dispute.

Background Information:

People: Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Progressive EraPresidentLawAmerican Indian HistoryAfricaBoundary or Property DisputeLand TransactionVice President

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