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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about recent happenings in Washington. He is spending a great deal of his time meeting with various politicians at social engagements. Roosevelt speaks highly of Senator Davis and comments on Native Americans in New Mexico and Arizona. He continues to engage in a battle over Civil Service reform. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Civil service reform; Indians; Dinners and dining; New Mexico; Arizona; Davis, Cushman Kellogg, 1838-1900

Date: 1894-05-27

Synopsis of speech before the Long Island Yale Alumni Association

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John Campbell Greenway describes his experiences enlisting for and serving in the Spanish-American War, including the events leading to the Battle of San Juan Hill.

Resource Type: Speech

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); San Juan Hill, Battle of (Cuba : 1898); Military service, Voluntary; War; Cavalry horses; International relations; Cuba; Arkansas; Texas--San Antonio; Arizona; New Mexico; Texas--Galveston; Florida--Tampa; Spain; Washington (D.C.); Arizona--Phoenix; AYA (Organization); Yale University; United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st; United States. War Department; Wood, Leonard, 1860-1927; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Shafter, William Rufus, 1835-1906; Young, S. B. M. (Samuel Baldwin Marks), 1840-1924; Lawton, Henry Ware, 1843-1899; Brodie, Alexander O. (Alexander Oswald), 1849-1918; Chaffee, Adna Romanza, 1842-1914

Date: 1899-03-03

Letter from George Bird Grinnell to Theodore Roosevelt

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George Bird Grinnell writes that Theodore Roosevelt should laugh at the absurd news published about him. A. G. Wallihan will not be publishing his book of photographs with the Boone and Crockett Club at this time. A New York publisher will distribute it on a subscription basis. If they fail to get enough subscriptions to justify publishing it, then Wallihan will come back to the Boone and Crockett Club. Grinnell also asks for Roosevelt's opinion on the idea that wild animals are dangerous if people live or pass through their areas.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Puma; Hunting; Publications; Photographs; Press and politics; Presidents--Inauguration; Montana; New Mexico; Mexico; Colorado; Boone and Crockett Club; Pinchot, Amos, 1873-1944; Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946

Date: 1901-03-01

Letter from C. Hart Merriam to Theodore Roosevelt

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With Theodore Roosevelt's assistance, C. Hart Merriam has been able to reach a conclusion regarding the bobcats of the southern Rocky Mountain region. Merriam was interested in seeing large skulls from Colorado to see if they match specimens from the Uinta Mountains. Merriam thanks Roosevelt for his contribution to the Biological Survey, and asks to keep some of the skulls. Merriam also responds to Roosevelt's request for information about deer. Merriam has not been able to obtain a white-tailed deer specimen from any location in the far west.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Bobcat; Lynx; Deer; Zoological specimens; Colorado; Texas; New Mexico; Arizona; United States--Uinta Mountains; Florida; Alaska; Rocky Mountains; Minnesota; South Dakota; Idaho; Wyoming; Texas; Utah; United States--Pacific Coast; California, Southern; National Biological Survey (U.S.)

Date: 1901-05-18

Letter from O. N. Marron to Theodore Roosevelt

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O. N. Marron, president of the New Mexico Territorial Fair board of directors, invites Vice President Roosevelt to attend the fair and a statehood convention that will be held on October 15.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Fairs; Statehood (American politics); New Mexico

Date: 1901-08-27

Letter from Mrs. H. H. Major to Theodore Roosevelt

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Mrs. H. H. Major requests that Vice President Roosevelt donate a copy of The Rough Riders to the public school library of Alamogordo, New Mexico.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Books and reading; Gifts; School libraries; New Mexico--Alamogordo

Date: 1901-08-29

Letter from J. F. McMullen to Theodore Roosevelt

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J. F. McMullen read in a newspaper that Vice President Roosevelt would be writing the history of New Mexico troopers in the Rough Riders. McMullen provides information about his son, Samuel J. McMullen, who served in Company G and recently passed away from tuberculosis.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Death and burial of a person; Tuberculosis; Veterans--Health and hygiene; Military history; Books and reading; New Mexico; United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st; McMullen, Samuel J.

Date: 1901-09-04

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Owen Marron

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Vice President Roosevelt received Owen Marron's invitation to attend the New Mexico State Convention. He regrets to inform Marron that he cannot attend because he cannot take on another engagement at this time.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Fairs; Etiquette; New Mexico

Date: 1901-09-07

Letter from Frederick Muller to Theodore Roosevelt

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Frederick Muller congratulates President Roosevelt on his succession to the presidency. In a postscript, Muller states that the New Mexico Territory is in an "unfortunate condition" and that Governor Otero is conspiring to win Roosevelt's support.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Presidents--Succession; Presidents--Death; Presidents--Assassination; New Mexico; United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Llewellyn, William H. H. (William Henry Harrison), 1851-1927

Date: 1901-09-23

Letter from Charles Fletcher Lummis to Theodore Roosevelt

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Charles Fletcher Lummis hasn't written because he has spent most of the last three months in the New Mexico wilderness. He hopes for the success of the Roosevelt administration and the country under President Roosevelt's leadership. Lummis believes the two major issues that need to be addressed are the mistreatment of the Boers, who have the widespread support of the American public, and the ongoing Philippine American War.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: South African War (1899-1902); Philippine American War (Philippines : 1899-1902); Presidents--Succession; Afrikaners; International relations; War crimes; War--Public opinion; New Mexico; Africa, Southern; Philippines

Date: 1901-10-08

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