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Collection Reference Number GLC01625.03
From Archive Folder Documents relating to the Friar Lands controversy 
Title Copy of a telegram from Secretary of War Root to William Howard Taft about the Friar Lands in the Philippines
Date 14 July 1902
Author Root, Elihu (1845-1937)  
Recipient Taft, William H.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Thanks him for the successful result of his negotiations with the Vatican about the Friar Lands in the Philippines. Explains the position of the United States government toward these lands. He is to represent this position to the Philippine government and to church authorities in the Philippines.
Subjects Religion  Land Transaction  Catholicism  Vatican  Diplomacy  President  Spanish American War  Asia  Global History and Civics  Progressive Era  
People Root, Elihu (1845-1937)  Taft, William H. (William Howard) (1857-1930)  
Place written Washington
Theme Religion; Foreign Affairs; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945