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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt and Elliott Roosevelt are on a hunting trip through Illinois, Iowa, and Minnesota. The accommodations have been rough but the hunting has been good. Elliott is the "perfection of a traveling companion."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Outdoor recreation; Hunting; Travel; Illinois; Iowa; Minnesota; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Roosevelt, Alice Lee, 1861-1884

Date: 1880-08-22

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes about his hunting trip with his brother Elliot to his sister Anna. After hunting in Iowa they have decided to move to Wisconsin. He says when they will be returning and asks that his sister please send his belongings. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel; Hunting; Iowa

Date: 1880-09-12

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

Description:

After hunting in Iowa, Theodore and Elliott Roosevelt have returned to Chicago, Illinois, to prepare for a trip to Wisconsin. They are enjoying themselves and have had "fair sport." A visit to John Elliott is still under consideration. The weather has been lovely and Roosevelt has enjoyed driving across the prairies.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Outdoor recreation; Hunting; Travel; Iowa; Wisconsin; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Elliott, John

Date: 1880-09-12

Letter from Albert Baird Cummins to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Albert Baird Cummins was nominated as the Republican candidate for governor of Iowa and was pleased with Vice President Roosevelt's letter of congratulations. Cummins expects to win the election by a large majority but still wants a campaign of "interest and enthusiasm." He requests that Roosevelt visit Iowa for a few campaign speeches.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Governors--Nomination; Governors--Election; Political campaigns; Campaign management; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Iowa

Date: 1901-09-02

Letter from W. K. Currie to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

W. K. Currie invites Vice President Roosevelt to speak at a "Politico-Chautauqua" to be held in Mount Ayr, Iowa, in October.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Speeches, addresses, etc.; Chautauquas; Iowa; Missouri; Carmack, Edward Ward, 1858-1908; Van Sant, Samuel Rinnah, 1844-1936; Hamlin, Howland J., 1851-1909; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Stone, William Joel, 1848-1918

Date: 1901-09-02

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to A. B. Cummins

Description:

Vice President Roosevelt received A. B. Cummins' letter after he was called to Buffalo upon the news of the assassination attempt of President William McKinley. President McKinley is recovering. Roosevelt believes Cummins will make a good public figure and was pleased to hear of his nomination. He wants to support Cummins in any way and will speak on his behalf when he arrives in Iowa in October. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Assassination; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Political campaigns; New York (State)--Buffalo; Iowa; Ohio; McKinley, William, 1843-1901

Date: 1901-09-07

Letter from Albert Baird Cummins to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Albert Baird Cummins expresses his gratitude that President McKinley is progressing towards recovery. He has been appalled by the emergence of a movement to subvert the government and assassinate its officials. Cummins is pleased that Vice President Roosevelt has agreed to make two speeches in Iowa and suggests the meetings be held in Cedar Rapids and Des Moines, Iowa.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Health; Presidents--Assassination attempts; Presidents--Assassination; Subversive activities; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Campaign management; Iowa; Iowa--Cedar Rapids; Iowa--Des Moines; McKinley, William, 1843-1901

Date: 1901-09-10

Letter from William Greene Dows to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

It is understood that Vice President Roosevelt has agreed to speak at two political meetings in Iowa and William Greene Dows would like one of the meetings to be in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Albert Baird Cummins has agreed to the Cedar Rapids location. Dows understands that the attempted assassination of President McKinley will stop campaigning until McKinley's recovery is assured. However, as soon as the date for Roosevelt's trip is fixed he would like to know in order to "arrange for the greatest political demonstration Iowa has ever witnessed."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Speeches, addresses, etc.; Scheduling; Campaign management; Travel--Planning; Politicians--Travel; Presidents--Assassination attempts; Presidents--Assassination; Presidents--Health; Iowa; Iowa--Cedar Rapids; Cummins, Albert Baird, 1850-1926; McKinley, William, 1843-1901

Date: 1901-09-10

Telegram from Leslie M. Shaw to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Governor Shaw pledges the loyalty of Iowa to President Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: Presidents--Succession; Presidents--Death; Presidents--Assassination; Iowa

Date: 1901-09-14

Letter from Secretary of Theodore Roosevelt to William Greene Dows

Description:

President Roosevelt regrets that he will be unable to travel to Iowa. He hopes to see William Greene Dows in Washington, D.C.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Travel; Scheduling; Iowa

Date: 1901-09-14

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