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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to the President of the National History Society

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Theodore Roosevelt tenders his resignation to the president of the National History Society as his studies and duties in other societies leave him unable to properly fulfill his duties for this society. Exact date of letter is unknown but an enclosure indicates it was probably during Roosevelt's senior year at Harvard 1879-1880.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Resignation; Societies; History

Date: 1879-1880?

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt requests the support of the voters of New York's Twenty-first Assembly District.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Elections; Political campaigns; New York (State). Legislature. Assembly

Date: 1881-11-01

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Assemblyman Roosevelt is unaware where a sketch of his life could be found. He provides a brief outline of his life with particular emphasis on his political activities.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Politicians--Biography; Americans--Politics and government; Charity; Hunting; New York (State). Legislature. Assembly; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878; Roosevelt, Martha Bulloch, 1835-1884; Roosevelt, Alice Lee, 1861-1884

Date: 1884-05-01

Letter from William Wingate Sewall

Description:

William Wingate Sewall has been working on hewing the logs for the ranch house and it is going fairly well. They take one day each week to explore and also get their mail once a week. Sewall is unsure what he will do in the spring but he doesn't want to live in Dakota Territory for longer then necessary. He is safe but sees many drawbacks to living in the territory. Ranching in the Dakota Badlands is a new business and no one is sure if it will be profitable.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Ranching; Ranching--Economic aspects; Dwellings--Design and construction; Lumber; United States--Dakota Territory

Date: 1884-10-19

An explanation of position

Description:

Typed transcript of a letter to the editor of the Bismarck Tribune. A. T. Packard refutes a Tribune article that suggests George Meyers is a cattle thief. He lays out the facts for Meyers' innocence.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Cattle stealing; Cattle--Law and legislation; Ranchers--Societies, etc.; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Meyers, George; Willard, Fred. A; Ferris, Sylvane M.

Date: 1886-12-22

Social equality

Description:

"Social Equality" chapter from Terence Vincent Powderly's Thirty Years of Labor, 1859-1889. The chapter is wide ranging and deals with labor, race, and the Knights of Labor's activities.

Resource Type: Book

Subject: Labor; Race; Racism; Virginia--Richmond; Southern States; Knights of Labor

Date: 1890

Extracts of letters written by Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Extracts from two letters in which Police Commissioner Roosevelt describes the reorganization of the New York City Police Department and how difficult it is to keep on good terms with everyone. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Police administration; New York (N.Y.). Police Department

Date: 1896-02-16; 1896-02-25

Extracts of letters from Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Extracts of letters in which Theodore Roosevelt discusses the silver sentiment, the resentment of some working class people for the wealthy and the part of organized labor in the upcoming election.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Silver question; Antitrust investigations; Social classes--Attitudes

Date: 1896-07-26; 1896-09-13; 1896-09-27

Game of presidents up-to-date

Description:

A card game featuring all United States presidents through Theodore Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Game, Card

Subject: Presidents; Card games; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1896?

Extract from the report of the commissioner of navigation for 1897

Description:

Under United States law, the president is able to exempt certain vessels from tonnage taxation at ports of entry. German ships were exempted from taxation in 1888 and it was assumed that American ships were receiving the same exemption in German ports of entry. However, due to the structure of the German constitution, American ships were not exempted from all tonnage taxation. As such, the exemption for German ships was ended.

Resource Type: Report

Subject: Tonnage fees; Ports of entry; Reciprocity (Commerce); Economic policy; International relations; Germany

Date: 1897

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