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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt, Corinne Roosevelt Robinson, and Theodore Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt enjoyed his mother's long letter and looks forward to seeing the "curiosities and living things" she has collected for him. He describes his four mice to his sister, Corinne Roosevelt. Roosevelt asks his father to write and take Martha Bulloch Roosevelt to a battlefield so she can collect some "trophies" for him.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letter writing; Zoological specimens; Mice as pets; Motion sickness; Battlefields

Date: 1868-04-28

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Dora Watkins

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt requests that Dora and Thomas Watkins answer his letter. He would like Watkins to send some sweet crackers and promises to send some apples. Roosevelt feeds three cats and four dogs everyday. He recollects that Watkins will be visiting on his birthday.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Family vacations; Letter writing; Pets--Feeding and feeds; Crackers; Apples; Watkins, Thomas

Date: 1868-09-03

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

Description:

The weather has been poor but Theodore Roosevelt has been fortunate not to catch a cold. He has been looking over a letter from Theodore Roosevelt Sr., and feels sad he can no longer write to him. Roosevelt had a three hour examination today and will be visiting home two weeks from next Friday.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Weather; Letter writing; College students--Examinations; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878

Date: 1878-03-24

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt has returned from a hunting trip and had a pleasant two weeks. He learned how to manage snowshoes and found the northern woods beautiful. Roosevelt visited two lumber camps and was interested to see "a particularly unique type of life." The hunting and trapping was also a success. Roosevelt will try and be more diligent with his letter writing.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Outdoor recreation; Hunting; Snowshoes and snowshoeing; Lumber camps; Letter writing; Asthma

Date: 1879-03-16

An apparatus by means of which suicides can get the better of the "penal code"

Description:

A man whose offer of marriage has been rejected, and who is now determined to kill himself as a means of ending his suffering, is sitting in a chair with two handguns aimed at his chest, mounted on the arms of the chair, facing a cannon. Beneath him are "Dynamite Cartridges," and overhead is a large rock labeled "500 lb. weight." A tube from his mouth extends to a container of "Poison," two straight-edge razors are aimed at this throat, and a "Charcoal" burner spews carbon monoxide fumes. The letter from his girlfriend is on the floor next to the chair. It states, "Dear George, I can not marry you. Carri."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Suicide; Pistols; Razors; Dynamite; Poisons; Ordnance; Despair; Letter writing

Date: 1883-02-07

Letter from Sarah Flandrau Cutcheon to Charles Macomb Flandrau

Description:

Sally Flandrau Cutcheon does not wish to receive more letters from Charles Macomb Flandrau in the style of the last one. Cutcheon describes a story told to her by Joe Humphreys about some Native Americans in the Dakotas. She is attending the Women's Congress to see Julia Ward Howe speak and recently visited her family.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letter writing; Hunting; Indians of North America; Hearses (Vehicles); Parties; Halloween; United States--Dakota Territory; United States Naval Academy; Selmes, Martha (Patty) Macomb Flandrau, 1861-1923; Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910; Ferguson, Robert Harry Munro, 1868-1922; Crane, William H., 1845-1928; Flandrau, Rebecca Blair McClure Riddle, 1839-1911

Date: 1891-10-30

Letter from Sarah Flandrau Cutcheon to Charles Macomb Flandrau

Description:

Sally Flandrau Cutcheon threatens to never write to Charles Macomb Flandrau again unless he changes his "vulgar and idiotic" writing style. Cutcheon recently attended several plays and football games. She wants to acquire a grand piano.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letter writing; Theater; Football; Poetry; Sonnets; Christmas; Piano; Minnesota--Minneapolis; Selmes, Martha (Patty) Macomb Flandrau, 1861-1923; King, Isabella Greenway, 1886-1953; Cutcheon, Franklin Warner M., 1864-1936

Date: 1891-11?

Letter from Sarah Flandrau Cutcheon to Charles Macomb Flandrau

Description:

Sally Flandrau Cutcheon scolds Charles Macomb Flandrau for writing her such short letters. Cutcheon goes on to discuss Patty Selmes's hunting plans, looking after Isabella Selmes, and going sledding.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letter writing; Brothers and sisters--Family relationships; Thanksgiving Day; Hunting; Sleds; Sledding; Luncheons; Selmes, Martha (Patty) Macomb Flandrau, 1861-1923; King, Isabella Greenway, 1886-1953

Date: 1891?

Letter from Sarah Flandrau Cutcheon to Charles Macomb Flandrau

Description:

Sally Flandrau Cutcheon asks Charles Macomb Flandrau to write more frequently. She reflects on "an eventful winter, with fires and fevers and everything." Cutcheon describes a trip to Asheville, North Carolina, bicycling, and the latest novels she has read.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letter writing; Fires; Health; Bicycles; Books and reading; Neighbors; Kentucky--Boone County; Washington (D.C.); Florida; North Carolina--Asheville; Selmes, Martha (Patty) Macomb Flandrau, 1861-1923; Flandrau, Charles E. (Charles Eugene), 1828-1903; Flandrau, Rebecca Blair McClure Riddle, 1839-1911; Flandrau, William Blair, 1875-1938; Cutcheon, Franklin Warner M., 1864-1936; Hope, Anthony, 1863-1933; Le Gallienne, Richard, 1866-1947; Mallock, W. H. (William Hurrell), 1849-1923

Date: 1896-05-01

Letter from George B. Cortelyou to Samuel W. Small

Description:

Secretary Cortelyou informs Samuel Small that the Secretary of the Naval and Military Order of the Spanish-American War is Surgeon M. H. Crawford.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Letter writing

Date: 1901-09-14

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