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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

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A young Theodore Roosevelt writes to his mother, commenting on the contents of her letter to him. He mentions saying hello to various family members for him and how much he misses his sister Conie (Corinne). This is a typewritten copy of the original letter.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letters; Mothers and sons; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933

Date: 1868-04-28

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

Description:

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 Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt requests that his father gather some plant specimens for his museum, particularly two pieces of supple jack of certain size. His favorite mouse, Brownie, was crushed. Nothing much has happened at home but the plants in the piazza are budding. This is a typewritten copy of the original letter.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Mice as pets; Botanical specimens; Letters; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894

Date: 1868-04-30

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt requests that his father gather some plant specimens for his museum, particularly two pieces of supple jack of certain size. His favorite mouse, Brownie, was crushed. Nothing much has happened at home but the plants in the piazza are budding.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letters; Botanical specimens; Mice as pets; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894

Date: 1868-04-30?

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 Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Letter reads: "Dear Tedie [sic], I will call to see you a little after three this afternoon. Your Father." On letterhead: Roosevelt & Sons, 94 Maiden Lane, New York.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letters; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1868-09-19

Diary of Theodore Roosevelt from December 3, 1869 to January 7, 1870

Description:

Eleven-year-old Theodore Roosevelt continues chronicling his family trip through Europe in this diary. First entry is titled, "The continuation of my Journel [sic] in France December 3rd 1869." There are entries from across Western Europe including Naples, Rome, and Caserta. Lists at end of volume: "Accounts my money," "Hotel index," "Plan of hotels," and "Letters received."

Resource Type: Diary

Subject: Travel; Money; Hotels; Letters; Christmas; Holidays; Europe, Western; France; Italy

Date: 1869-1870

From personal memoirs of David S. Stanley. p. 244

Description:

In a letter taken from his memoir, Colonel Stanley summarizes the 1873 Yellowstone expedition of the Army to create a railroad survey of the Yellowstone River region. 

Resource Type: Research

Subject: Military campaigns; Letters; Railroads--Surveys; North Dakota--Fort Rice; Missouri River; North Dakota--Heart River; United States--Yellowstone River; North Dakota--Badlands; Northern Pacific Railroad Company; United States. Army

Date: 1873-09-25?

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna saying he is doing well, especially thanks to his cook. He encloses a note from one of her friends. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: African American cooks; Letters

Date: 1876

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt appreciates the many letters he has received from home. He also received a letter from his uncle, James Dunwody Bulloch. Roosevelt has kept his father's first letter and will try to deserve his trust. He has not found it difficult to avoid drinking and smoking. Roosevelt requests a petition that will allow him to attend the local Congregational church and join a mission class. Initial college expenses have been heavy, but Roosevelt shouldn't need to draw on his father's finances until Christmas.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letters; College students--Social life and customs; College students--Alcohol use; College students--Tobacco use; Congregational churches--Membership; Sunday schools; College students--Religious life; College students--Finance, Personal; Harvard College (1780- ); Bulloch, James Dunwody, 1823-1901

Date: 1876-10-22

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