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Letter from Douglas Robinson to Theodore Roosevelt

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Douglas Robinson encloses a letter from Walter G. Oakman whose company, the Guaranty Trust Company of New York, is seeking to be the government's representative in Manila, Philippines; Hong Kong; and Shanghai, China. Robinson knows Oakman well and describes him as a one of the best business men he knows. He was upset to hear of Ted Roosevelt's appendicitis.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Business and politics; Businessmen--Political activity; Children--Health and hygiene; Appendicitis; Philippines--Manila; China--Hong Kong; China--Shanghai; Guaranty Trust Company of New York; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933

Date: 1901-12-13

Letter from Richard Harding Davis to Theodore Roosevelt

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Richard Harding Davis thanks President Roosevelt for being willing to assist in procuring an invitation for Davis to attend the coronation of King Edward VII at Westminster Abbey. Davis was able to obtain tickets on his own. However, it turns out to have been a wasted effort as the coronation was postponed when King Edward contracted appendicitis. Davis describes his reason for admiring the king's courage in delaying the coronation, although it appears to be an unpopular decision.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Coronations; Appendicitis; Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910

Date: 1902-07-02

Letter from Owen Wister to Theodore Roosevelt

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Owen Wister writes that this is his first letter since having his appendix removed. He thanks President Roosevelt for the invitation to visit but feels he would be a poor guest at the moment and advises Roosevelt to avoid getting his appendix removed if he can help it.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Appendicitis; Entertaining

Date: 1904-06-08

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Belle Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt writes to Belle Roosevelt about the family.  Ethel Roosevelt Derby had surgery for appendicitis and is in the hospital, while Eleanor Butler Roosevelt just gave birth to her third child, Cornelius.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Childbirth; Operations, Surgical; Appendicitis; Roosevelt, Eleanor Butler, 1889-1960; Derby, Ethel Roosevelt, 1891-1977; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1915-10-24

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Kermit Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt writes to his son Kermit to say he will back him up in whatever decision he makes. He writes about Archie being elected into the Signet club at Harvard and Archie's attitude toward college. Roosevelt makes reference to his writing for Metropolitan magazine and that he tells the American people what they need to hear even though they wish not to. He takes credit for President Wilson finally endorsing preparedness for war. Ethel had her appendix out, Ted's wife Eleanor had a second boy, and Quentin wishes to be manager of the football team at Groton School.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: World War (1914-1918); Public opinion, American; Business--Decision making; Military readiness; American periodicals; Appendicitis; Birth announcements; Football managers; Associated Harvard Clubs; Groton School; Roosevelt, Archibald B. (Archibald Bulloch), 1894-1979; Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Derby, Ethel Roosevelt, 1891-1977; Roosevelt, Eleanor Butler, 1889-1960; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; Roosevelt, Belle, 1892-1968

Date: 1915-10-24

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Kermit Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt writes his son Kermit to congratulate him on being made a Captain in the British army and gives updates on Quentin, Archie and Ted Roosevelt. Ethel Roosevelt Derby's son Richard had his appendix out and her husband Richard Derby is eager to ship off to the war. Roosevelt says he is keeping busy with trivial work and rowing with Mother. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Armed Forces--Appointments and retirements; Armed Forces--Mobilization; Appendicitis; Derby, Ethel Roosevelt, 1891-1977; Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918; Roosevelt, Archibald B. (Archibald Bulloch), 1894-1979; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Derby, Richard, 1881-1963; Derby, Richard, 1914-1922

Date: 1917-08-08

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