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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt Cowles

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Theodore Roosevelt writes his sister Anna Roosevelt Cowles he enjoyed his trip to his ranch but was disheartened to see that his cattle are not doing well. He describes the hunting he did and the rifle he used. Roosevelt says there is much animosity out West from the poor toward the prosperous. He is very busy and will have to take part in the campaign.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel; Cattle; Hunting; Hunting guns; Americans--Politics and government; Working class--Attitudes; Political campaigns; United States, West

Date: 1896-09-13

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Kermit Roosevelt

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President Roosevelt writes to his son Kermit to ask if he knows what happened to the box of Roosevelt's guns. He also says he has been spending a lot of time with Edith and thanks Kermit for suggesting he write to Arthur William Merrifield.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Hunting guns; Presidents--Social life and customs; Presidents' pets; Horses; Washington (D.C.)--White House Gardens; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1906-10-09

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Kermit Roosevelt

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President Roosevelt writes to his son Kermit to let him know that he found his missing guns at Sagamore Hill. Roosevelt talks of spending time with Edith and how much they love the White House, but look forward to returning to Sagamore Hill after his presidency ends. He closes by talking about Archie and Quentin, what he has been reading, and work on his message. Roosevelt hopes to visit Panama after the election.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Attitudes; Presidents--Homes and haunts; Hunting guns; Books and reading; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Presidents--Travel; New York (State)--Oyster Bay--Sagamore Hill National Historic Site; Panama; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Roosevelt, Archibald B. (Archibald Bulloch), 1894-1979; Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Rixey, Presley Marion, 1852-1928; Root, Elihu, 1845-1937; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930

Date: 1906-10-14

Letter from B. Lindley to Theodore Roosevelt

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B. Lindley encloses a note from the Duke of Westminster, as he saw from newspapers that President Roosevelt would be going on a hunting trip soon. Lindley asks Roosevelt to let him know if he does plan on taking the trip, and he will ask Westminster to put him up. Lindley notes that he wishes Elliot Roosevelt were alive to rejoice in all the good President Roosevelt has done. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Hunting; Newspapers; Death; Hunting guns; England; Uganda; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894

Date: 1906-11-09

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Kermit Roosevelt

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President Roosevelt writes to his son Kermit about jumping horses, his trip to his cabin Pine Knot, and about Kermit's hunting trip with President of the Chicago and North Western Railroad Marvin Hughitt. Roosevelt tells him what animals he can expect to find and says he regrets not learning to shoot with a shotgun.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Travel; Hunting; Hunting guns; Horses; Presidents' pets; Presidents--Homes and haunts; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Bacon, Robert, 1860-1919; Hughitt, Marvin, 1837-1928

Date: 1907-05-22

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Kermit Roosevelt

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President Roosevelt writes to his son Kermit about his thoughts on the upcoming Republican National Convention. He is sure they can get Secretary of War Taft nominated but Roosevelt does worry about a "stampede" for himself. He encloses letters he wrote to be read at the Convention. Roosevelt also writes about spring in Washington, D.C., his thoughts on the guns to take on the African hunting trip, and what to do with Archie's schooling at Groton. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Republican National Convention; Presidents--Nomination; Hunting guns; Presidents--Travel; Spring; Africa; Groton School; Roosevelt, Archibald B. (Archibald Bulloch), 1894-1979; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Loeb, William, 1866-1937; Buxton, Edward North, 1840-1924; Selous, Frederick Courteney, 1851-1917; Bullock, Seth, 1849-1919

Date: 1908-06-06

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Kermit Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt writes his son Kermit about receiving the letters describing Kermit's accident and Roosevelt reminds Kermit to date his letters. He talks about what he will do on his trip to South America.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letters; Accidents; Travel; Hunting guns; Museums; South America; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1913-09-02

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to William H. Ford

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Theodore Roosevelt answers a request for advice on firearms from William Ford. Roosevelt states he is unable to to give any advice on double barrel rifles, because he prefers repeater rifles.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Firearms; Hunting guns; Canada Cement Company

Date: 1914-11-14

Letter from Carl Parcher Russel to Don Russell

Description:

Carl Parcher Russell writes to Don Russell regarding a manuscript from Charles Marble, also known as "Buckskin Charley", who was a wilderness guide for Theodore Roosevelt. Russell mentions an article in The Westerners Brand Book.

 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Hunting guns; Firearms; Manuscripts; Books and reading; United States--Yellowstone National Park; United States. National Park Service; United States. Department of the Interior; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917

Date: 1950-02-09

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