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Letter from Upton Sinclair to President Theodore Roosevelt, 03/10/1906


Letter from Upton Sinclair to President Theodore Roosevelt, 03/10/1906

Letter from Upton Sinclair to President Theodore Roosevelt, 03/10/1906 (National Archives Identifier: 301981); Letters Received, 1893 - 1906; Records of the Office of the Secretary of Agriculture, 1839 - 1981; Record Group 16; National Archives.

In this letter to President Roosevelt, Sinclair supported the presence of federal inspectors in the meat-packing houses. He advised that inspectors should come disguised as workingmen to discover the true conditions, as Sinclair did when he researched his book "The Jungle."
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