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Source: Key-Notes of Optimism
Source type: book
Document type: book chapter
Document title: “The Father’s Friendship Never Faileth” [chapter 29]
Author(s): Laufer, Calvin Weiss
Publisher: Sherman, French and Company
Place of publication: Boston, Massachusetts
Year of publication: 1911
Pagination: 144-47 (excerpt below includes only page 146)

 
Citation
Laufer, Calvin Weiss. “The Father’s Friendship Never Faileth” [chapter 29]. Key-Notes of Optimism. Boston: Sherman, French, 1911: pp. 144-47.
 
Transcription
excerpt of chapter
 
Keywords
Theodore Roosevelt (assumption of presidency).
 
Named persons
William McKinley; Theodore Roosevelt.
 
Notes
From title page: By Calvin Weiss Laufer, A.M.
 
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The Father’s Friendship Never Faileth [excerpt]

It is said, that when William McKinley died and Roosevelt was sworn into office, he was overcome with feeling. His friends felt it wise to withdraw, but he turned to one of them and said, “Do not leave me. Pretend that you are reading. Do not speak to me; neither leave me.”

 

 


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