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Letter from Winthrop Chanler to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Winthrop Chanler suggests that President Roosevelt "direct" Andrew Carnegie to purchase a building for donation to the Smithsonian or the Boone and Crockett Club. He mentions having seen William Sturgis Bigelow and Dan Wister.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Books and reading; Smithsonian Institution; Boone and Crockett Club; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919; Bigelow, William Sturgis, 1850-1926; Wister, Owen, 1860-1938

Date: 1901-12-17?

Letter from Henry Cabot Lodge to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Senator Lodge encloses a memorandum from William Sturgis Bigelow.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letters; Inclosures; Bigelow, William Sturgis, 1850-1926

Date: 1904-02-18

Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Justice Holmes is neutral but his "boss" supports President Roosevelt's decision. He also jokes about a suggestion from Senator Lodge and William Sturgis Bigelow. Original and typewritten copy.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Americans--Politics and government; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924; Bigelow, William Sturgis, 1850-1926

Date: 1904-02-19

Letter from Henry Cabot Lodge to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Senator Lodge requests a copy of George Kennan's letter of November 20, 1904, for William Sturgis Bigelow.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letters; Kennan, George, 1845-1924; Bigelow, William Sturgis, 1850-1926

Date: 1904-11-20

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Kermit Roosevelt

Description:

President Roosevelt writes his son Kermit and says he hurt his ankle playing tennis. Roosevelt adds that George Kennan criticized him for trying to make peace between Russia and Japan, until Kennan learned more about the real situation. He closes by saying Doctor Bigelow has been staying a week or two.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905); Entertaining; Peace treaties; Ankle--Wounds and injuries; Kennan, George, 1845-1924; Bigelow, William Sturgis, 1850-1926

Date: 1906-06-09

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Henry Cabot Lodge and Nannie Davis Lodge

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to Henry Cabot Lodge and his wife, Nannie, in pencil, because he is far out in the African wilderness. Roosevelt also discusses Lodge's response to the tariff question and shares his own thoughts on the constitutional amendment about the income tax. Roosevelt agrees with William Loeb and Lodge on the "mayoralty" issue. On his trip, Roosevelt has also gained a passion for William Shakespeare's plays, news that will be of interest to Nannie. Roosevelt shares the highlights of his big game hunting in Africa, as well as other books he's been reading.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Adventure travel; Tariff--Law and legislation; Corporations--Taxation; Constitutional amendments; Books and reading; Authorship; Kenya--Mount Kenya Region; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Moody, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1917; Meyer, George von Lengerke, 1858-1918; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Churchill, Winston, 1871-1947; Bigelow, William Sturgis, 1850-1926; Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882; Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1841-1935; Twain, Mark, 1835-1910; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943; Loeb, William, 1866-1937

Date: 1909-09-10

Letter from Frank Harper to Frederick C. Shattuck

Description:

Frank Harper informs Dr. Frederick C. Shattuck that Theodore Roosevelt has asked Dr. Bigelow to undertake a particular piece of work.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Acknowledgments; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Bigelow, William Sturgis, 1850-1926

Date: 1912-05-10

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Arthur Dehon Hill

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to Arthur Dehon Hill, reassuring him that Mr. Thompson performed well in Hill's absence. Regarding a discussion about possible electors, Roosevelt's guests supported Massachusetts Governor Eugene Foss. Roosevelt supports a plan to elect one ex-Republican and one ex-Democrat for Senator and Governor, such as John Sullivan and Mr. Plunkett. Roosevelt expresses pleasure that ex-Governor of Rhode Island Lucius F. C. Garvin supports the Progressive platform. Roosevelt is also pleased with William Sturgis Bigelow.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Nominations for office--U.S. states; Political candidates--U.S. states; Political parties--Officials and employees; Third parties (United States politics); Political parties--Platforms; Progressive Party (1912); Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Democratic Party (U.S.); Foss, Eugene, 1858-1939; Bigelow, William Sturgis, 1850-1926; Garvin, Lucius F. C. (Lucius Fayette Clark), 1841-1922

Date: 1912-07-23

Letter from Frank Harper to Arthur Dehon Hill

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt wants Arthur Dehon Hill to meet with him while he is in Boston. Roosevelt will go to the house of William Sturgis Bigelow as Hill suggests.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Meetings; Massachusetts--Boston; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Bigelow, William Sturgis, 1850-1926

Date: 1912-08-15

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to H. W. Child

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt is pleased to hear from H. W. Child and appreciates the work Child's son did for the campaign. He was impressed with the extraordinary meeting and describes Sturgis Bigelow as a "trump."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Meetings; Political campaigns; Bigelow, William Sturgis, 1850-1926

Date: 1912-11-12

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