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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Dora Watkins

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt requests that Dora Watkins collect plant and animal specimens for him. Roosevelt misses Watkins and heard that the voyage was unpleasant. He requests that Corinne Roosevelt write more often. Yesterday was the last day of dancing class.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Biological specimens; Botanical specimens; Ocean travel; Dance--Study and teaching; Mice as pets; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933

Date: 1868-04-30

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Edith Kermit Carow

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt didn't enjoy the voyage to England as there wasn't much to do. He learned how to tell time by the bells and the names of the sails. Roosevelt met his cousins after arriving and thinks that they kiss too much. He finds Liverpool to be a "very funny place."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Ocean travel; Sailing ships; Cousins; Kissing; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933

Date: 1869-05-29?

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Rose Lee

Description:

Alice Lee Roosevelt was seasick throughout the passage to Ireland. Theodore Roosevelt did his best to care for her but the passage was "as gay as a funeral." They are more comfortable on land and enjoyed a trip to Blarney Castle.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Motion sickness; Ocean travel; Honeymoons; Ireland; Blarney Castle (Blarney, Ireland); Roosevelt, Alice Lee, 1861-1884

Date: 1881-05-22

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Corinne Roosevelt Robinson

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt and Alice Lee Roosevelt are enjoying their honeymoon. Roosevelt appreciated the Doree gallery but was "more amused than pleased" with the Aesthetes exhibits at the Grosvenor Gallery. Crossing the Irish and English Channels went well, and Alice wasn't even seasick. A major problem was getting a hat box through customs, but his revolver and flask passed through easily.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Honeymoons; Art appreciation; Aesthetic movement (Art); Ocean travel; Motion sickness; Customs administration; Customs inspection; England--London; Roosevelt, Alice Lee, 1861-1884

Date: 1881-06-13

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about his recent trip to Paris with his wife Alice on their honeymoon.  The Roosevelts enjoyed the tomb of Napoleon, Cluny, and dress buying. Alice got sick crossing the Channel and they are buying presents for people back home. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel; Honeymoons; Tombs; Ocean travel; Ocean travel; France--Paris; Atlantic Ocean--English Channel; Roosevelt, Alice Lee, 1861-1884; Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

Date: 1881-09-05

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt Cowles

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt understands the nurses' bill thoroughly after receiving information from his sister. He will try to do what he can about it. Edith Roosevelt has enjoyed an excellent time in Havana, Cuba, where she stayed at the palace. She is now on her way to Santiago and then to Puerto Rico.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Legislation; Americans--Travel; Ocean travel; Cuba--Havana; Puerto Rico; Cuba--Santiago de Cuba; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Root, Elihu, 1845-1937

Date: 1900-03-17

Telegram from Theodore Roosevelt to Elihu Root

Description:

President Roosevelt hopes that Secretary Root will take the USS Dolphin.

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: Travel--Planning; Ocean travel

Date: 1901-09-30

Telegram from A. M. Knapp to George B. Cortelyou

Description:

Hohenzollern is set to arrive Tuesday afternoon. A quarantine notice has been arranged with Western Union.

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: Ocean travel; Scheduling; Quarantine; Western Union Telegraph Company

Date: 1901-12-14

Telegram from Heinrich, Prince of Prussia to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Prince Heinrich of Prussia hopes for Ted Roosevelt's speedy recovery and congratulates President Roosevelt and the "American Nation" on the commemoration of George Washington's birthday. He apologizes for his late arrival which is due to "persistent easterly winds."

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: International relations; Health; Ocean travel; Germany; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Washington, George, 1732-1799

Date: 1902-02-22?

Letter from the New York & Porto Rico Steamship Company to William Loeb

Description:

Rooms on the steamship Coamo, which departs March 14, have been reserved for Alice Roosevelt and her maid.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel--Planning; Ocean travel; Longworth, Alice Roosevelt, 1884-1980

Date: 1903-02-17

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