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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Douglas Robinson

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Theodore Roosevelt believes he should accept Mayor Grace's offer but requests Douglas Robinson's opinion on the earnestness of the offer and the likelihood of the appointment. Roosevelt is preparing for a hunt in the Rocky Mountains and may need to draw on Robinson to cover expenses as he has not completed some literary projects. He has been on the roundup for five weeks but took some time off for hunting. Roosevelt doesn't expect to make a great fortune, but is optimistic of his ranching future.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; Finance, Personal; Authorship; Ranching; Hunting; Morès, Antoine Amédée Marie Vincent Manca de Vallombrosa, marquis de, 1858-1896; Grace, William Russell, 1832-1904

Date: 1886-06-28

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Corinne Roosevelt Robinson and Douglas Robinson

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Civil Service Commissioner Roosevelt writes to his sister and brother-in-law despite a lack of correspondence from them.  He updates them on polo and horses, laments his lack of physical exercise, and remembers his nephew, Theodore Douglas Robinson.  Roosevelt also mentions an upcoming hunting trip out west and discusses his work.  

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Exercise; Hunting; Robinson, Theodore Douglas, 1883-1934; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944

Date: 1889-07-28

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Douglas Robinson

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Commissioner Roosevelt has limited availability due to Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt's health. He sets out a schedule for meeting with Anna Roosevelt, Anna Hall Roosevelt, and the lawyer to discuss declaring Elliott Roosevelt insane and confining him to an asylum.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Meetings; Scheduling; Insanity (Law); Mentally ill--Institutional care; Mental illness--Treatment; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931; Roosevelt, Anna Hall, 1863-1892; Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1891-08-06

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Douglas Robinson

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Theodore Roosevelt teasingly responds to Douglas Robinson who sent some financial papers to Roosevelt. Typed copy of original letter.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Finance, Personal

Date: 1892-12-03

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Douglas Robinson

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt teasingly responds to Douglas Robinson who sent some financial papers to Roosevelt. Attached are two pages of notes regarding book titles.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letters; Finance, Personal

Date: 1892-12-03

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Douglas Robinson

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Civil Service Commissioner Roosevelt writes to Douglas Robinson and requests that Robinson deliver the enclosed check to pay up Roosevelt's credit for the month.  

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Finance, Personal; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933

Date: 1894-10-25

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Douglas Robinson

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Assistant Secretary Roosevelt writes that the political situation is uncertain; while President McKinley would like to avoid war, if possible, there is a fair chance it will happen.  Roosevelt also asks Douglas Robinson to inform Corinne Roosevelt Robinson that Edith Roosevelt's health is very slowly improving.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Convalescence; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1898-03-06

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Douglas Robinson

Description:

Assistant Secretary Roosevelt agrees that it is best Corinne Roosevelt Robinson not come to visit, as he would not have time to see her.  Roosevelt also writes that Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt is recovering from her operation and is now out of danger.  Roosevelt mentions that he has been working a lot due to "serious matters ahead".

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Convalescence; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933

Date: 1898-03-11

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Douglas Robinson

Description:

Assistant Secretary Roosevelt writes about his conviction to be actively involved in the upcoming war, if possible.  Roosevelt writes that his position as Assistant Secretary of the Navy is useful in peaceful times, but in times of war is relegated to an "unimportant bureau chief".  Roosevelt advocates acting according to the policies he has supported.  He also mentions an upcoming visit with his sister, Corinne Roosevelt Robinson, and his wife's health.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1898-04-02

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Douglas Robinson

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Assistant Secretary Roosevelt escorted the newly commissioned John Jacob Astor to see Senator Platt, Secretary Bliss, and President McKinley. Roosevelt is doing the "exasperating work" of moving arms and equipment around the usual delays. It will be a few days before he can join Leonard Wood for military service with the 1st Volunteer Cavalry.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Meetings; Armed Forces--Officers; Armed Forces--Mobilization; United States. Navy; United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st; Armed Forces (United States); Astor, John Jacob, 1864-1912; Platt, Thomas Collier, 1833-1910; Bliss, Cornelius Newton, 1833-1911; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Wood, Leonard, 1860-1927

Date: 1898-05-10

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