Theodore Roosevelt is proud to have a subspecies of elk, "the
noblest game animal of America," named after him. Roosevelt would
like to have lunch with C. Hart Merriam to discuss the Smithsonian
matter. Roosevelt is also returning Merriam's manuscript, in which
he found little to correct.
Mammalogy; Zoology; Big game animals; Luncheons; Manuscripts--Editing; Scheduling; Elk; Roosevelt elk; Smithsonian Institution
Theodore Roosevelt includes for Frederick Selous a pamphlet
zoologist C. Hart Merriam sent about a wapiti, or elk, that he has
named after Roosevelt. Merriam included a note joking with
Roosevelt about a previous argument related to animal
Pamphlets; Roosevelt elk; Presidents--Press coverage; Joking relationships; Animals--Classification; Elk; Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942
Gifford Pinchot believes that the Olympic elk species is safe as there is a game refuge covering a large section of their range. He was sorry to hear of James Rudolph Garfield's defeat in Ohio.
Roosevelt elk; Elk populations; Game protection; Game reserves; Elections; Ohio; Progressive Party (1912); Cullyford, Harry; Garfield, James Rudolph, 1865-1950
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