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Empire State Jubilantly Rewards Colonel Roosevelt with Its Highest Office.
Inaugurates Reform in Every Branch of the Public Service. Establishes the
Principle of Street Franchise Taxation. Dewey Day in New York. CHAPTER XVI.-
144 President and Mrs. Roosevelt with Family . . . . . 160 Mr. Roosevelt at Home ..
. . . . . . . . . . . . 168 Mr. Roosevelt, as Assistant Secretary of the Navy . . . 208 Mr.
Roosevelt in Rough Rider Uniform . . . . . . 224 Colonel Roosevelt as a Rough ...
The records of the Department, February 25, 1898, show this confidential
cablegram from Roosevelt to Commodore ... but he had determined his course of
duty, and in May we find him with a commission for himself as lieutenant-colonel,
colonel's commission for the then almost unknown Dr. Leonard Wood, en route to
Texas to raise what was popularly known as Roosevelt's Regiment of Rough
Riders, and officially as the First Regiment of United States Volunteer Cavalry.
Roosevelt and Wood were before me in a few moments, received their orders,
and in an incredibly short time their regiment, with all its equipments, was by ...
embarked being largely due to the indomitable push of the young lieutenant-
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I did not finish this book, and the first sentence from the first chapter may give you an idea why. "Restless as the sea his forefathers sailed to reach the new world; active as the soil that answered ... Read full review