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Dresden Literary American Club: Club Book

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A notebook with short stories, poetry and some riddles composed by Theodore Roosevelt, Corinne Roosevelt, Elliott Roosevelt, John Elliott and Maud Elliot during their time together in Dresden, Germany.  The last two pages consist of French conjugations. The front and end pages consist of rough sketched maps.

Entries for July 20, 1873: Morning calls among the dogs, part 1 by T. Roosevelt; Mrs. Doolittle's adventures in Germany by J. Elliott: My Ghost by E. Roosevelt; Riddles by M. Elliott; and, Criticisms by C. Roosevelt.

Entries for September 7, 1873: The party, part 1 by J. Elliott; Nonsense Verses and Our journey to Samaden by E. Roosevelt; The night by C. Roosevelt; and, Morning calls among the dogs, part 2 by T. Roosevelt.

Entries for September 15, 1873: Adventures in Shopping? by T. Roosevelt; Just my luck by E. Roosevelt; The party, part 2 by J. Elliott; The broken ring by C. Roosevelt; and, Portrait of a quiet man by M. Elliott.

Resource Type: Notebook

Subject: Short stories, American; American poetry; Riddles, American; Books and reading

Date: 1873

Dresden Literary American Club

Description:

Stories and poems written by Theodore Roosevelt, Elliott Roosevelt, Corinne Roosevelt, and their cousins during the summer of 1873 while studying in Dresden, Germany.

Resource Type: Manuscript

Subject: Literature--Societies, etc.; Children's literature, American

Date: 1873

Letter from John S. Elliott to Theodore Roosevelt

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John S. Elliott is working in Cuba for American mining interests. He is concerned that Congress is about to pass a law that will limit immigration, which would be unfortunate for Cuban mining because the workforce is dependent on immigrants from the Galicia region of Spain.  Elliott's opinion of Cuban and Jamaican workers is negative and he believes that the immigrants are necessary.  Elliott emphasizes the damage to American business interests in if the mining industry in Cuba is harmed.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Iron mines and mining; Manganese mines and mining; Copper mines and mining; Labor market; Cuba; Spain--Galicia Region; Jamaica

Date: 1902-04-12

Report from John Elliott Pillsbury to Joseph B. Coghlan

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John Pillsbury reports that the expedition for Atrato has been delayed due to repairs on the Pinzon

Resource Type: Report

Subject: Colombia--Atrato River; Panama; United States. Navy

Date: 1904-03-07

Report from John Elliott Pillsbury to Joseph B. Coghlan

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John Elliott Pillsbury reports that the expedition is indefinitely delayed. He has heard of frequent riots among the Colombian troops in Cartagena. 

Resource Type: Report

Subject: Colombia--Cartagena; Panama; United States. Navy

Date: 1904-03-12

Report from John Elliott Pillsbury to Joseph B. Coghlan

Description:

John Elliott Pillsbury reports that the Navy Department has decided that the Flag Officer must be in command at the Isthmus. 

Resource Type: Report

Subject: Panama--Isthmus of Panama; United States. Navy

Date: 1904-03-14

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