About a third of the letters are handwritten, and the rest are typed; some of the handwritten copies are faded and difficult to read. Many of the letters report on the daily operations of the company. Other topics include supply, labor, and...
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...
Most of the letters are handwritten copies, which are often faded and difficult to read. Many report on the daily operations of the company. Other topics include supply, labor, and shipping problems; the price and quality of the coke; the output of...
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...
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.
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