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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Robert Harry Munro Ferguson

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Commissioner Roosevelt will do everything he can for Mr. Kinnaird if he shows up. He hopes Robert Harry Munro Ferguson has received the Boone and Crockett Club book. Roosevelt still doesn't have Ferguson's address and fears his letter will be returned. (A note on the last page confirms that the letter was returned.) Roosevelt closes with some thoughts on yacht racing.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Street addresses; Books and reading; Yacht racing; Boone and Crockett Club; Aberdeen and Temair, John Campbell Hamilton-Gordon, Marquess of, 1847-1934

Date: 1893-10-12

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Robert Harry Munro Ferguson

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The missing cattle checks have been found and dividends can now be paid for December and June. Commissioner Roosevelt would like Robert Harry Munro Ferguson to attend the Boone and Crockett Club dinner in January. Asa McIlhaney visited and Roosevelt relates an anecdote about Ted Roosevelt helping them chop down a grove of trees.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Finance, Personal; Ranching--Economic aspects; Cattle trade; Meetings; Fuelwood cutting; Beavers; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Boone and Crockett Club; Robinson, Douglas, 1855-1918; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943; Derby, Ethel Roosevelt, 1891-1977

Date: 1893-11-22

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Robert Harry Munro Ferguson

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Commissioner Roosevelt describes the Boone and Crockett Club dinner and Kermit Roosevelt's antics. He hasn't been getting much exercise but takes the eldest children for walks on Sundays and goes horseback riding with Senator Lodge. Politics are at a "fever beat" and Roosevelt is enjoying it but wishes he could go on a wilderness expedition with Robert Harry Munro Ferguson.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Dinners and dining; Games; Scottish poetry; Outdoor recreation; Exercise; Washington (D.C.)--Rock Creek Park; Boone and Crockett Club; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924; Scott, Walter, 1771-1832

Date: 1894-01-31

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to George Bird Grinnell

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Theodore Roosevelt questions the accuracy of the character sketch written by Ernest Thompson Seton. Roosevelt will send his article about his trip on the Little Missouri River to George Bird Grinnell.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Writing; Publications; Winchester rifle; Pronghorn; Books and reading; United States--Little Missouri River; Boone and Crockett Club; Harper & Brothers; Seton, Ernest Thompson, 1860-1946

Date: 1897-05-05

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to George Bird Grinnell

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Theodore Roosevelt gives feedback on the article by Pierce that George Bird Grinnell sent him. Roosevelt likes photographing the deer from the canoe, but feels the article crosses over into the "funny" hunting story. Roosevelt thinks the piece should be cut to half its present length.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Deer; Photography; Hunting; Writing; Editing; Boone and Crockett Club

Date: 1897-08-02

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to George Bird Grinnell

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Theodore Roosevelt writes George Bird Grinnell that the title of General Greely's book is Three Years of Arctic Service. Roosevelt agrees with putting the moose head on the cover of the book and if Grinnell gets short of copy, Roosevelt can give him some writing. Another idea if they are short of copy is for Grinnell and Roosevelt to write a composite article on the distribution of "big game animals of temperate North America."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Moose; Publishers and publishing; Publications; Writing; Books and reading; Big game animals; North America; Boone and Crockett Club; Greely, Adolphus Washington, 1844-1935; Sanger, Wm. Cary (William Cary), 1853-1921

Date: 1897-08-03

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to George Bird Grinnell

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Theodore Roosevelt asks George Bird Grinnell if he has written Caspar Whitney and asks Grinnell what he plans on doing about the musk ox article. He also wishes to hurry the admission of Captain Brownson of the Navy Department into the Boone and Crockett Club.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Muskox; Writing; Boone and Crockett Club; United States. Navy Department; Whitney, Caspar, 1862-1929; Brownson, Willard H. (Willard Herbert), 1845-1935

Date: 1897-08-23

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to George Bird Grinnell

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Theodore Roosevelt would like to see the proof of his article on big game that he co-wrote with George Bird Grinnell. Roosevelt notes that the older he gets the less he cares about the actual killing, but does not want to get too sentimental. Roosevelt requests that Grinnell send him the wolf article, because he may have been confusing the wolf and the coyote.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Hunting; Wolves; Coyote; Publications; Writing; Bear hunting; United States--Little Missouri River; Boone and Crockett Club

Date: 1897-08-27

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to George Bird Grinnell

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Colonel Young will gladly be a member of the Boone and Crockett Club. Theodore Roosevelt asks George Bird Grinnell if it is possible to go shooting in Maine or Canada this fall. Count Von Gotzen would like to join them.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Hunting; Travel; Maine; Canada; Boone and Crockett Club; Young, Charles, 1864-1922; Gotzen, Gustav Adolf von, Graf, 1866-1910

Date: 1897-09-10

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to George Bird Grinnell

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes George Bird Grinnell that the copyright for the articles Roosevelt publishes lies with him.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Copyright; Publications; Boone and Crockett Club; Harper Brothers

Date: 1897-11-03

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