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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

Description:

The clock and bag are just what Theodore Roosevelt wanted. He thanks his parents for the letters and birthday gifts. Roosevelt reflects on his love for his family and notes that he has "never spent an unhappy day."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Thank-you notes; Birthdays; Gifts; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878

Date: 1876-10-29

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt explains how he spent his birthday with Minot Weld and thanks his sister Anna and the rest of the family for their letters and gifts. He says he did well in German and reports that Dick Saltonstall is feeling better. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Birthdays; College students--Social life and customs; Saltonstall, Richard M. (Richard Middlecott), 1859-1922; Weld, Christopher Minot

Date: 1877-10-28

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister  Anna Roosevelt, thanking her for remembering his birthday.  He also discusses his upcoming travel plans and recent encounters with family. He is not sorry that their brother Elliot's wife Anna Hall Roosevelt had a fight with Aunt Annie. Roosevelt also reports their brother-in-law Douglas is not as "stiff backed" as he looks.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel; Birthdays; Family; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Robinson, Douglas, 1855-1918; Roosevelt, Anna Hall, 1863-1892

Date: 1891-10-28

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Corinne Roosevelt Robinson

Description:

Civil Service Commissioner Roosevelt thanks his sister for the birthday gift she sent. He mentions a recent visit with Corinne Roosevelt Robinson's family and dotes on the children. Roosevelt also provides an account of his travels back to Washington, D.C.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Birthdays; Travel

Date: 1893-11-28

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Kermit Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to Kermit Roosevelt to say he will try to be home for Kermit's birthday and says he has found some places at Rock Creek Park that are perfect for climbing.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Birthdays; Rock climbing; Washington (D.C.)--Rock Creek Park

Date: 1897-09-20

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Emily Tyler Carow

Description:

Governor Roosevelt writes his sister-in-law Emily Tyler Carow and encloses a small Rough Rider pin as a small birthday present. Edith is no longer frail and Ted is better than he was a year ago. Kermit is able to hold his own, Ethel is motherly, Archie mischievous, and Quentin is cuter everyday. The children enjoy the governor's house and Edith enjoys being a governor's wife.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Birthdays; Gifts; Health; Children; Work; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943; Derby, Ethel Roosevelt, 1891-1977; Roosevelt, Archibald B. (Archibald Bulloch), 1894-1979; Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918

Date: 1899-03-20

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Ethel Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes his daughter Ethel after a four day hunting trip where he says that despite having four greyhounds, he was unsuccessful in catching a coyote. He also wishes Ethel a happy birthday.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Hunting; Coyote; Greyhounds; Birthdays

Date: 1901-08-08

Letter from Chekib Bey to John Hay

Description:

General Khan, the Persian minister, is currently absent and, through Chekib Bey, has requested that the customary congratulations on Muzaffar al-Din Shah's birthday be sent directly to Tehran.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Birthdays; Diplomatic etiquette; International relations; Iran--Tehran; Iran

Date: 1901-09-21

Letter from David Jayne Hill to George B. Cortelyou

Description:

Assistant Secretary Hill encloses a translated note requesting that congratulations be sent to the Persian Shah on his birthday. Hill also encloses a draft of the telegram that will be sent to the Shah.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Birthdays; Diplomatic etiquette; International relations; Iran

Date: 1901-09-26

Letter from Corinne Roosevelt Robinson to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Corinne Roosevelt Robinson expresses her pride and interest in President Roosevelt's responsibilities and wishes him a happy forty-third birthday. She asks if he will be in New York and, if so, wishes to see him, if only briefly.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Family relationships; Birthdays; Meetings; Scheduling; Connecticut--Farmington; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Robinson, Douglas, 1855-1918

Date: 1901-10-21

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