Assistant Secretary of the Navy 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 classification.
Pamphlets; Roosevelt elk; Animals--Classification; Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942
President Roosevelt will be making a brief speech regarding Native Americans and would like Hamlin Garland and George Bird Grinnell to look over his prepared remarks. Roosevelt also discusses the classification for mountain sheep and antelope.
Speeches, addresses, etc.; Indians of North America; Animals--Classification; Grinnell, George Bird, 1849-1938
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