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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt writes his mother all about his social life at Harvard and the people he has visited with including the Saltonstalls and Whitneys. He describes listening to the Glee Club sing on Class Day with Alice Hathaway Lee and being invited by Mr. Whitney to a boat race in New London. He adds he would like to invite some of his friends to New York. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: College students--Recreation; Friendship; Entertaining; Harvard University. Porcellian Club; Roosevelt, Alice Lee, 1861-1884

Date: 1879-06-22

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt describes for his mother the enjoyment he has had staying with the Saltonstalls, especially Rose and her cousin Alice Hathaway Lee. He describes riding in the cart and playing games. He has fallen behind in school during the last month but intends to make it up. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: College students--Recreation; College students--Examinations; Entertaining; Friendship; Harvard University. Porcellian Club; Roosevelt, Alice Lee, 1861-1884; Saltonstall, Rose

Date: 1879-11-29

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt writes his sister Anna that he has made it safely back to Chestnut Hill. He tells his sister how fond the Lee family are of her. He enjoyed Mount Desert, Maine and he will go to Oyster Bay, New York in a few days. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel; Friendship; Roosevelt, Alice Lee, 1861-1884

Date: 1880-08-08

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Mr. Scott

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Assemblyman Roosevelt writes to a Mr. Scott, thanking him for his friendship and support. He then discusses upcoming nominations and elections and says he won't work for "the machine." This is a copy of the original letter made by Anna Roosevelt Cowles. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Friendship; State governments; Elections; Nominations for office; New York (State). Legislature. Assembly

Date: 1884-01-27

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to the Marquis de Morès

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Theodore Roosevelt responds to a letter from the Marquis de Mores, in which he asked if Roosevelt was his friend or enemy after reading press reports about their quarreling. Roosevelt replies that he most emphatically is not Mores enemy and if the last part of Mores' letter was a threat, he is always on hand to hold himself accountable for anything he has done.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Friendship--Correspondence; Newspapers

Date: 1885-09

Letter from the Marquis de Morès to Theodore Roosevelt

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The President of the Northern Pacific Refrigerator Car Company, the Marquis de Mores, writes to Theodore Roosevelt while in a jail cell awaiting trial for murder. He claims Joe Ferris is responsible for getting him indicted and he has read newspaper accounts of Roosevelt fighting with Mores. Mores wants to know if Roosevelt is responsible for the accounts in the paper because he thought Roosevelt was his friend. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Friendship--Correspondence; Newspapers; Trials (Murder); Ferris, Joseph A.

Date: 1885-09-03

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to George Haven Putnam

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to publisher George Haven Putnam to ask for his assistance regarding Rodger, describing him as "demoralizing presence" on the ranch. Roosevelt also requests several book titles to be sent to him.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Ranching; Agricultural assistance; Friendship--Influence; Ranchers--Vocational guidance; Books and reading; Parton, James, 1822-1891

Date: 1886-03-20

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt writes his sister Anna telling her about how he has been spending his time on the ranch. His home is comfortable and the walking is awful to due the mud. He has been hunting and will travel to Mandan, North Dakota when the weather gets milder. Roosevelt truly enjoys being with the men out there. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Homes; Hunting; Friendship

Date: 1886-03-28

Letter from Sophia Rosenberger to Alice Roosevelt Longworth

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Sophia Rosenberger's relative appreciated the wedding gift from Alice Roosevelt. She fondly recalls living near Roosevelt and appreciates her letters. Rosenberger has been busy with school and is reading often. She closes with updates on her family.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Friendship; Weddings; Books and reading

Date: 1893-10-26

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Gertrude Tyler Carow

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Commissioner Roosevelt writes to Gertrude Tyler Carow informing her of the recent birth of his son, Archibald Bulloch Roosevelt. The birth went well and Roosevelt describes the excitement and reactions of his children. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Childbirth at home; Childbirth--Social aspects; Family; Friendship--Correspondence; Derby, Ethel Roosevelt, 1891-1977; Roosevelt, Alice Lee, 1861-1884; Roosevelt, Archibald B. (Archibald Bulloch), 1894-1979; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944

Date: 1894-04-09

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