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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to William Wingate Sewall

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Commissioner Roosevelt has another son and he hopes to take his children for hunting trips to Island Falls, Maine. He has recently returned from a successful hunting trip in Idaho. The Elkhorn Ranch house will likely be closed next year even though the cattle are doing well.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Hunting; Ranching; Maine--Island Falls; Idaho; North Dakota--Elkhorn Ranch

Date: 1889-10-13

Letter from Howard Eaton to William Wingate Sewall

Description:

Howard Eaton updates William Wingate Sewall on his recent activities. He brought in 500 steers from Texas and spent three weeks on a Killdeer Mountain roundup. Eaton also had a successful hunting trip to Idaho.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Ranching; Cattle; Cattle drives; Hunting; North Dakota--Medora; North Dakota--Killdeer Mountains; Idaho; Eaton, Alden; Ferris, Sylvane M.; Ferris, Joseph A.

Date: 1890-01-07

Letter from Howard Eaton to William Wingate Sewall

Description:

Howard Eaton had to return to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to see his ailing mother. She passed away on February 9. They have had good winters in North Dakota but the range has become hardened. Commissioner Roosevelt has 350 to 400 cattle and sold half his horses. Sylvane M. Ferris and Arthur William Merrifield live at the old camp and intend to sell their stock this year. Joseph A. Ferris is still tending his store but will likely close soon. Eaton hopes to return to Idaho this fall for another hunting trip.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Death and burial of a person; Ranching; Cattle; Hunting; North Dakota--Medora; Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh; Idaho; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Ferris, Joseph A.; Ferris, Sylvane M.; Wibaux, Pierre, 1858-1913

Date: 1890-03-10

A hunting trip in the Selkirks

Description:

Handwritten draft of chapter eight of The Wilderness Hunter. Page 27 is missing.

Resource Type: Manuscript

Subject: Caribou--Behavior; Caribou hunting; Hunting stories; Kootenai Indians; Black bear--Behavior; Black bear hunting; North America--Selkirk Range; North America--Kootenai River; Idaho

Date: 1893?

Letter from C. Hart Merriam to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

With Theodore Roosevelt's assistance, C. Hart Merriam has been able to reach a conclusion regarding the bobcats of the southern Rocky Mountain region. Merriam was interested in seeing large skulls from Colorado to see if they match specimens from the Uinta Mountains. Merriam thanks Roosevelt for his contribution to the Biological Survey, and asks to keep some of the skulls. Merriam also responds to Roosevelt's request for information about deer. Merriam has not been able to obtain a white-tailed deer specimen from any location in the far west.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Bobcat; Lynx; Deer; Zoological specimens; Colorado; Texas; New Mexico; Arizona; United States--Uinta Mountains; Florida; Alaska; Rocky Mountains; Minnesota; South Dakota; Idaho; Wyoming; Texas; Utah; United States--Pacific Coast; California, Southern; National Biological Survey (U.S.)

Date: 1901-05-18

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to officials in Boise, Idaho

Description:

President Roosevelt states that Mrs. George D. Spencer will be given a position in either the Marshall, District Attorney, or Receiver of the Land offices in Boise, Idaho.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employment references; Idaho--Boise

Date: 1902-01-03

Letter from Edward James Livernash to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Edward James Livernash writes President Roosevelt on behalf of the Chinese Exclusion Commission of California to ask the president's support for a national exclusion policy against Chinese immigrants. Several Pacific states have exclusion laws on their books and Livernash wants a nation-wide exclusion law. He is concerned over a change to the bill by Senator Platt. Organized labor supports the bill, as does the Bureau of Immigration.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Emigration and immigration law; Emigration and immigration law--U.S. states; Racism; California; Nevada; Oregon; Washington (State); Idaho; Utah; United States--Pacific States

Date: 1902-04-16

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Ethan Allen Hitchcock

Description:

President Roosevelt endorses and encloses William D. Foulk's investigation and revelation of civil service violations by Joseph Perrault. President Roosevelt finds it impossible to reappoint Perrault, and asks that the proper authorities find a suitable replacement for him.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; Idaho; Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935; Perrault, Joseph

Date: 1902-06-14

Letter from John Burroughs to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

John Burroughs expounds on his recent travels. People have been very interested in his trip to Yellowstone with President Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel; Presidents--Public opinion; Outdoor recreation; Washington (State)--Spokane; Idaho--Coeur d'Alene; United States--Yellowstone National Park

Date: 1903-05-05

Index, book three, President's speeches, tour to the Pacific Coast-April 1 to June 5, 1903

Description:

Index of President Roosevelt's speeches from May 14 to June 1, 1903, during his tour to the Pacific Coast. Includes speeches in California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming, and Nebraska.

Resource Type: Index

Subject: Indexes; California; Oregon; Washington (State); Idaho; Montana; Utah; Wyoming; Nebraska

Date: 1903-05-14

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