In the letter Morgan discusses the Nicaragua Canal and the annexation of Hawaii. Though he supports both efforts, he argues against further acquisition of territories: "We need not dread any wild furor for acquiring other territory. Because we are...
The Alabama Commission had asked President and Mrs. Roosevelt to attend the dedication of the Alabama Mineral Exhibit and Vulcan statue in the Mines Palace at the World's Fair. The letter regretfully declines the invitation.
Much of the correspondence is concerned with different coal properties in Alabama and Tennessee that were available for investment. There are also letters from people wanting information on the quality of coal at different mines. Letters from John...
In the first passage C. E. Bracknell describes the living conditions and company school at Gobbler's Knob, a village for steelworkers in Jefferson County. The second passage includes accounts by E. L. Lovelady and C. E. Bracknell. Lovelady, who...
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