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Summary of letter from Homer Davenport

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Homer Davenport has heard of President Roosevelt's interest in stocking Yellowstone National Park with game birds. Davenport has a collection of pheasants at his farm and would like to discuss stocking the park with Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Report

Subject: Game and game-bird stocking; Pheasants; United States--Yellowstone National Park; Davenport, Homer, 1867-1912; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Burroughs, John, 1837-1921

Date: 1903-06-12

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Thomas Henry Carter

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President Roosevelt directs Thomas Henry Carter to an article in the San Francisco Examiner of May 31, 1903, that shows Homer Davenport to be a "slanderer and a liar." Roosevelt wishes to have no dealings with Davenport.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: American newspapers--Sections, columns, etc.; Libel and slander; Davenport, Homer, 1867-1912

Date: 1903-06-13

He's good enough for me

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Sheet music for "He's Good Enough for Me," a campaign song for President Roosevelt's 1904 presidential campaign. The front cover features an illustration by Homer Davenport of Uncle Sam with his hand on Roosevelt's shoulder.

Resource Type: Music, Sheet

Subject: Marches; Political ballads and songs; Presidents--Election--Songs and music; Campaign songs; Uncle Sam (Symbolic character); Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Davenport, Homer, 1867-1912

Date: 1904

Letter from James Sullivan Clarkson to William Loeb

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James Sullivan Clarkson updates Secretary Loeb about the cartoonist, Homer Davenport, possibly working on the upcoming campaign and wants to know if President Roosevelt thinks they should proceed with a contract.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: American newspapers--Circulation; Political campaigns; Caricatures and cartoons--Political aspects; New York (State)--New York; Bliss, Cornelius Newton, 1833-1911; Davenport, Homer, 1867-1912

Date: 1904-04-25

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Gifford Pinchot

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President Roosevelt may decide not to appoint a judge just yet. Although he holds Attorney General Wiliam H. Moody in high esteem, Roosevelt reminds Gifford Pinchot that Moody was "hand-in-glove with the Simon people". Roosevelt has enclosed a letter from W. Sloan Simpson and cautions Pinchot to "not let the civil service people frighten you out of getting really good men." Homer Davenport can assist with creating favorable public opinion about forest reserves, and Roosevelt would like to see his father appointed to an unnamed position if Pinchot agrees.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Judges--Selection and appointment; Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Civil service; Customhouses; Forest reserves; Letters; Panama--Isthmus of Panama; Texas; Oregon; Moody, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1917; Davenport, Homer, 1867-1912

Date: 1905-08-22

The Saturday Evening Mail: Welcome Home

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Special issue of the magazine section of the Evening Mail commemorating the return of Theodore Roosevelt from his hunting trip in Africa. Contains pictorial accounts of Roosevelt's travels, articles by Jacob Riis and others, and excerpts of speeches by Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Magazine

Subject: Travel; Big game hunting; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Africa; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914; White, Stewart Edward, 1873-1946; Chamberlin, Joseph Edgar, 1851-1935; Bennet, William S. (William Stiles), 1870-1962; Davenport, Homer, 1867-1912

Date: 1910-06-18

Letter from Frank Harper to Word Harris Wood

Description:

Frank Harper writes to Word Harris Wood to inform him that Theodore Roosevelt is not responsible for the bill, but Harper has written to Homer Davenport about it.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Bills, Legislative; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Davenport, Homer, 1867-1912

Date: 1911-01-20

Letter from Frank Harper to Caspar Whitney

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Frank Harper informs Caspar Whitney that there is no organization collecting funds to the monument of Frederic Remington. Homer Davenport was doing most of the fundraising, and Harper suggests Whitney get in contact with his estate. Theodore Roosevelt would really like Whitney to bring the matter to completion.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Fund raising; Monuments; Davenport, Homer, 1867-1912; Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1912-05-29

Letter from Assistant Secretary of Theodore Roosevelt to F. E. Edmonston

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt's secretary discusses a fund transaction with F. E. Edmonston.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Political cartoons; Transfer payments; Davenport, Homer, 1867-1912; Whitney, Caspar, 1862-1929

Date: 1912-07-08

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