William Roscoe Thayer

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John Hay’s years with Roosevelt

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The close of John Hay’s career

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John Hay and the Panama Republic

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John Hay’s statesmanship

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John Hay as Secretary of State

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John Hay in politics and diplomacy

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Washington after the war

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