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Marquis de Mores' ambition

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Typed transcript of an article from the Bismarck Tribune. The Marquis de More`s has "wild cravings" for the hunt and intends to find and fight a grizzly bear with a knife.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Grizzly bear hunting; Knife fighting; Morès, Antoine Amédée Marie Vincent Manca de Vallombrosa, marquis de, 1858-1896; Morès, Medora von Hoffman, marquise de

Date: 1886-12-08

Old Ephraim, the grisly bear

Description:

Handwritten draft that was published as chapters three and four of Hunting the Grisly and Other Sketches.

Resource Type: Manuscript

Subject: Grizzly bear--Behavior; Grizzly bear--Habitat; Grizzly bear hunting; Bear attacks; Hunting stories

Date: 1893?

Letter from T. C. Coleman to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

T. C. Coleman requests the name of the guide Vice President Roosevelt used in Colorado last fall. This spring, Coleman was in British Columbia and failed in his hunt for a grizzly bear. He hopes to use the guide's dogs in another hunt.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Hunting guides; Hunting dogs; Grizzly bear hunting; Colorado; British Columbia

Date: 1901-08-25

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Paul Morton

Description:

President Roosevelt will find out what Philip Stewart's plans are and warns not to "give that man the impression I want to knife a grizzly."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Grizzly bear; Grizzly bear hunting; Stewart, Philip Battell, 1865-1957

Date: 1902-04-21

Letter from Paul Morton to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Paul Morton informs President Roosevelt that he has talked to Lyons, who said that Roosevelt is about to try hunting in New Mexico.  Morton offers to arrange a bear hunting trip in New Mexico and requests that the military transport to the Philippines remain based in San Francisco, rather than being moved to Seattle, unless it is in the best interests of the country.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Bear hunting; Grizzly bear; Military supplies--Transportation; New Mexico--Silver City; Philippines; California--San Francisco; Washington (State)--Seattle

Date: 1902-12-16

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to John Pitcher

Description:

President Roosevelt would like to know how Mr. Jones is employed at Yellowstone Park and is interested in hunting mountain lions when he visits the park. An enclosed letter from Frank Asbury Johnson requests permission to hunt a male grizzly in Yellowstone as a companion to the female grizzly recently donated by Johnson to the Field Columbian Museum.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Puma hunting; Grizzly bear hunting; United States--Yellowstone National Park; Field Columbian Museum

Date: 1902-12-17

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to George Bird Grinnell

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt sends George Bird Grinnell the piece and the photographs. Roosevelt wants all of the photographs included in the piece. He emphasizes that grizzlies and black bears are shown in the photographs. Roosevelt urges Grinnell to be cautious in calling sheep animals of the plains, as this is a misrepresentation of the animal's real character. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Publications; Nature photography; Antelopes; Grizzly bear; Black bear; Sheep; North Dakota--Badlands; United States--Little Missouri River

Date: 1903-09-27

Letter from John Burroughs to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

John Burroughs was very interested to hear Buffalo Jones and the Yellowstone grizzly bears with tin cans stuck on their feet. If President Roosevelt has read any of his latest articles, Burroughs would be glad to receive his thoughts and criticism. Burroughs is considering buying a farm in the southern Catskill region and offers it as a place of rest for Roosevelt and his family.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Authors and readers; Bears--Behavior; Grizzly bear; Grizzly bear--Behavior; Presidents--Family; Vacation homes; Fishing; Nature; Friendship--Correspondence; American periodicals; New York (State)--Catskill Mountains Region; United States--Yellowstone National Park; Jones, Charles Jesse, 1844-1919; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1904-08-15

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to J. Alden Loring

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt overestimated the weight of the grizzly bear and explains this to J. Alden Loring.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Grizzly bear; Ponies; Zoological specimens; Washington (D.C.)

Date: 1907-03-19

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