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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

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Theodore and Elliott Roosevelt are well but Corinne Roosevelt is often homesick. Roosevelt has been studying German and French. He even overhears some Minkwitz family conversations as they don't believe he can understand them. Roosevelt is concerned about the location of his boxing gloves and gun.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Homesickness; Language and languages--Study and teaching; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878; Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931

Date: 1873-05-29

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna, saying his short visit home has made him homesick. He didn't realize how much he would have to study at Harvard. Roosevelt also asks his sister to send him a list of what the family wants for Christmas and to send him things that he left at home. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Homesickness; College students--Study and teaching; Gifts; Harvard College (1780- )

Date: 1876-12-11

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna saying that he received a letter from her and was missing home at the beginning of the week. Later in the week he rode the train to a friend's house where he and several other boys spent time together. He wants to plan a collecting trip to the White Mountains or Adirondacks in the summer. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: College students--Social life and customs; Travel; Homesickness; Brooks, Phillips, 1835-1893

Date: 1877-01-14

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt writes to Anna Roosevelt about the Katy Mann affair. Mann is attempting to hire a lawyer and Roosevelt is very concerned about a resulting public scandal. Their brother Elliot is still not doing well.  Roosevelt's friend Cecil Spring Rice will be staying with him in Washington for the next two months. He is homesick for wife Edith and the children.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Paternity; Actions and defenses; Dinners and dining; Alcoholics; Scandals; Homesickness; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Spring Rice, Cecil, Sir, 1859-1918; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943; Mann, Katy

Date: 1891-05-10

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about recent happenings in Washington.  Roosevelt and friend Cecil Spring Rice have been socializing quite a bit. He has been working by himself with his two colleagues out of town. Roosevelt has also been doing a lot of riding.  He will depart soon for Indianapolis and St. Louis.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Dinners and dining; Travel; Work; Horses; Homesickness; Spring Rice, Cecil, Sir, 1859-1918

Date: 1891-05-15

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt informs his sister Anna Roosevelt about the tangle over the tariff in the Democratic party continues which keeps his friend Senator Lodge in town. They dine together and with other friends as well. He is very homesick for wife Edith and the children, especially Kermit with his knee problems. Their alcoholic brother Elliot has recovered from his fall and is drinking again.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Dinners and dining; Homesickness; Alcoholics; Tariff; Democratic Party (U.S.); Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943

Date: 1894-08-12

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Theodore Roosevelt

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President Roosevelt saw the house on election day and was homesick. Their horse Renown is behaving well around automobiles and Bleistein is in splendid spirits even with a shaky foreleg. Roosevelt also reflects on the Harvard game and does not believe they can defeat Yale this year.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Horses; Fox hunting; Automobiles; Homesickness; Football; Athletics; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Harvard University; Yale University

Date: 1903-11-04

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Ethel Roosevelt Derby

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Theodore Roosevelt never told Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt that he was not homesick. In fact, he is growing steadily more homesick. He doesn't want Edith to needlessly economize as his expenses have been less than expected. Roosevelt has been pleased with Ethel Roosevelt's relationship with her brothers and Aunt Emily Tyler Carow. He also approves of the books she has been reading and wishes he could read them himself.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Homesickness; Americans--Travel; Safaris; Finance, Personal; Books and reading; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943; Carow, Emily Tyler, 1865-1939

Date: 1909-08-24

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Robert Harry Munro Ferguson

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Theodore Roosevelt thanks Robert Harry Munro Ferguson for the letter, which was Roosevelt's first mail in seven weeks. He is glad Ferguson enjoyed the articles. Roosevelt praises Kermit Roosevelt and says Kermit reminds him of Ferguson.The safari is coming to an end and Roosevelt has missed his family.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Safaris; Big game hunting; Books and reading; Homesickness; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943; King, Isabella Greenway, 1886-1953; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1910-02-01

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Corinne Roosevelt Robinson

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Theodore Roosevelt gives a favorable opinion of Joseph Alsop, describing him as 'an ideal American citizen'. The letter ends with talk of homesickness. It is written from the Upper White Nile.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Homesickness; Travel; Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931; Alsop, Joseph W. (Joseph Wright), 1876-1953; Robinson, Douglas, 1855-1918; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943

Date: 1910-03-01

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