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GoverNor of New York . . . . . 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.
My endorsement upon Colonel Roosevelt's report contained these words: “
Colonel Roosevelt and his entire command ... I many times repeated that his
party would immediately seek him as their candidate for Governor of New York,
and that ...
those who had followed Colonel Roosevelt's career from the time he entered
public life. The first prediction was verified three days after we landed by a formal
tender of the nomination for Governor. His distinguished career in that high
He came back from Cuba to meet with an ovation in New York and was almost
immediately elected Governor of that State. His acts in this office will be recorded
elsewhere in this volume. His nomination and election to the Vice-Presidency
Entering the chamber one day while a vote was being taken, Mr. Roosevelt
asked a member on the floor: “What's up? What are they voting on?” “Oh, it's a
local bill — a constitutional amendment.” Grover Cleveland became governor
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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