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Letter from Robert Barnwell Roosevelt to Theodore Roosevelt

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President Roosevelt's Aunt Marion has died and her husband, Robert Barnwell Roosevelt, hopes President Roosevelt can attend the funeral. Robert Roosevelt tells that Marion Roosevelt died with a picture of President Roosevelt by her bed and was proud of him.  He hopes President Roosevelt can attend, but understands if he cannot.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Death and burial of a person; Funeral service; Fortescue, Marion T. (Marion Theresa), 1849-1902

Date: 1902-04-11?

Telegram from Robert Barnwell Roosevelt to Theodore Roosevelt

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President Roosevelt's uncle, Robert Barnwell Roosevelt, thanks Theodore and Edith Roosevelt for the flowers as his wife has recently died.

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: Death and burial of a person; Funeral decorations; Fortescue, Marion T. (Marion Theresa), 1849-1902

Date: 1902-04-12

Letter from Robert Barnwell.Roosevelt to Theodore Roosevelt

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President Roosevelt's uncle, Robert Barnwell Roosevelt, describes the funeral of his wife and tells Roosevelt to thank Edith Roosevelt for the flowers. Robert Roosevelt talks of all the mourners who attended the funeral and all of the flowers that people sent.  There were so many flowers, Robert Roosevelt writes that they buried his wife in flowers, with those sent by Theodore Roosevelt on her heart.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Death and burial of a person; Funeral decorations; Fortescue, Marion T. (Marion Theresa), 1849-1902

Date: 1902-04-13

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