Theodore Roosevelt, age 11, wrote to Edith Kermit Carow, describing his visit to snow-covered Mt. Vesuvius. Signed "Ever your loving friend, T. Roosevelt."
Mountaineering; Travel; Italy--Vesuvius
The Roosevelts recently ascended Mount Vesuvius and visited the
ruins of Pompeii. Theodore Roosevelt describes their tour of
Family vacations; Tourism; Architecture, Ancient; Cities and towns, Ancient; Mosaics, Roman; Europe--Pompeii (Extinct city); Italy--Vesuvius; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948
The Roosevelts spent Christmas in Rome and there were many
presents. They ascended Mount Vesuvius and Roosevelt stuck an
alpine stick into a small crater which caught the stick on fire.
The route down from Vesuvius was very rough.
Family vacations; Christmas; Gifts; Volcanoes; Italy--Rome; Italy--Vesuvius; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894
Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna about his and Edith's continuing honeymoon. They are currently enjoying their time in Naples and will soon head to Pompeii. Roosevelt is still concerned about reducing expenses.
Honeymoons; Budgets, Personal; Italy--Vesuvius; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Spring Rice, Cecil, Sir, 1859-1918
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