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PUBLIC PAPERS

OF

THEODORE ROOSEVELT

GOVERNOR

1899

ALBANY, N. Y.
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PUBLIC PAPERS

GOVERNOR ROOSEVELT

1899

DESIGNATION OF PRIVATE SECRETARY.

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK

By the Grace of God Free and Independent

To all to whom these Presents shall Come Greeting:

Know Ye That we have nominated constituted and appointed and by these presents do nominate constitute and appoint

William J. YOUNGS

PRIVATE SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNOR

hereby giving and granting unto him all and singular the powers and authorities to the said office by law belonging or appertaining

To HAVE AND TO HOLD the said office together with the fees profits and advantages to the same belonging for and during the time limited by the Constitution and Laws of our said State.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF We have caused these

our letters to be made patent and the great

seal of our said State to be hereunto affixed. [LS] Witness THEODORE ROOSEVELT Governor of

our said State at our City of Albany the second day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety-nine.

THEODORE ROOSEVELT, Attested by John T. McDoNOUGH

Secretary of State

DESIGNATION OF DISTRICT ATTORNEY OF

QUEENS COUNTY

STATE OF NEW YORK

Executive Chamber

Albany, January 2, 1899

APPOINTED: District Attorney of the county of Queens:

GEORGE W. DAVISON

of Wantagh to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of William J. Youngs.

DESIGNATION OF DISTRICT ATTORNEY OF

KINGS COUNTY

STATE OF New YORK

Executive Chamber

Albany, January 2, 1899

APPOINTED: District Attorney of the county of Kings:

HIRAM R. STEELE

of Brooklyn, to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Josiah T. Marean.

ANNUAL MESSAGE

STATE OF New YORK

Executive Chamber

Albany, January 2, 1899 TO THE LEGISLATURE:

The people of New York, like the people of every other State in the Union, are to be congratulated, because during the past year the nation has carried to a brilliant triumph one of the most righteous wars of modern times. When last spring it became evident that the interests of humanity and of national honor alike demanded that we should drive Spain from the Western Hemisphere and free from her tyranny the subject peoples of the islands of the sea, New York responded with eager zeal to the call for volunteers, and in the Cabinet, in Congress, and in camp, her representatives did all they could to ensure the

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