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Letter from Lyman Abbott to Theodore Roosevelt
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Letter from Lyman Abbott to Theodore Roosevelt


Library of Congress Manuscript Division


Lyman Abbott reviews his interview with Archbishop Ireland concerning the friar and land controversy in the Philippines.  Ireland hopes to use money from the land sales for religious and educational work in the Philippines.  He would like the friars retained in the Philippines under the authority of the American Catholic Church.

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Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922


Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

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Letter from Lyman Abbott to Theodore Roosevelt. Theodore Roosevelt Papers. Library of Congress Manuscript Division. Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library. Dickinson State University.
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