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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Edith Kermit Carow

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Theodore Roosevelt, age 11, wrote to Edith Kermit Carow, describing his visit to snow-covered Mt. Vesuvius. Signed "Ever your loving friend, T. Roosevelt."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Mountaineering; Travel; Italy--Vesuvius

Date: 1870-01-01

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Bulloch Gracie

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The Roosevelts recently ascended Mount Vesuvius and visited the ruins of Pompeii. Theodore Roosevelt describes their tour of Pompeii.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Family vacations; Tourism; Architecture, Ancient; Cities and towns, Ancient; Mosaics, Roman; Europe--Pompeii (Extinct city); Italy--Vesuvius; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1870-01-02

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Dora Watkins and Thomas Watkins

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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.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Family vacations; Christmas; Gifts; Volcanoes; Italy--Rome; Italy--Vesuvius; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894

Date: 1870-01-06

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna about his and Edith's continuing honeymoon. They are enjoying their time in Naples and will soon head to Pompeii. Roosevelt is still concerned about reducing expenses.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Honeymoons; Budgets, Personal; Italy--Vesuvius; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Spring Rice, Cecil, Sir, 1859-1918

Date: 1887-01-17

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