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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Frederick Courteney Selous

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President Roosevelt has very much enjoyed Frederick Courteney Selous' articles and hopes he will write a book about the natural history of big game. Roosevelt appreciates Selous' ability to describe sights vividly and accurately. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Big game animals; Big game hunting; Books and reading; Natural history; Publications; Lions; Deer; Buffaloes; Hounds; Cheetah; Antelopes; Buxton, Edward North, 1840-1924; Baker, Samuel White, Sir, 1821-1893

Date: 1905-12-18

Letter from George Bird Grinnell to Theodore Roosevelt

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George Bird Grinnell thanks Theodore Roosevelt for sending the letter that Roosevelt just received from Earl Gray. Grinnell is gratified to know that the Governor General of Canada is interested in protecting buffalo. Grinnell closes by sending his well wishes to Archie Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Buffaloes; Badgers; Wildlife conservation; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Roosevelt, Archibald B. (Archibald Bulloch), 1894-1979; Grey, Albert Henry George Grey, Earl, 1851-1917; Loeb, William, 1866-1937

Date: 1907-03-15

Letter from Kermit Roosevelt to Robert Harry Munro Ferguson and Isabella Ferguson

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Kermit Roosevelt will continue to write to Robert Harry Munro and Isabella Ferguson although he has not received a reply yet. Roosevelt recounts his hunting exploits, interactions with the indigenous peoples, and his hopes of visiting the Fergusons at Saranac after returning from Africa.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Safaris; Indigenous peoples; Hunting; Swahili language; Lions; Leopard; Elephants; Buffaloes; Sudan--Khartoum; New York (State)--Saranac Lake; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Wingate, F. R. (Francis Reginald), Sir, 1861-1953

Date: 1909-12-26

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Charles Hammond

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Theodore Roosevelt sends Charles Hammond a buffalo foot and a rhinoceros tail to give to the "Hammond boys," cousins or nephews of Hammond's, who had given Roosevelt a Navajo head star when they met in Los Angeles.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Buffaloes; Rhinoceroses; Gifts

Date: 1911-07-28

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