The quotations President Roosevelt wrote for S. S. McClure have
appeared in a London Fortnightly Review article. He asks
what McClure knows about the situation.
Owen Wister describes his recent work for General Wilson's book
The Presidents of the United States, 1789-1914. He is
writing the section about President Roosevelt and has refused
Wilson's request to include a short piece about Edith Kermit Carow
Roosevelt. The work has taken many hours, although it was difficult
to create an appropriate tone in such a short piece.
Presidents--Biography; Presidents' spouses--Biography; Presidents--Quotations; Writing; Editors; Books and reading; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948
President Roosevelt's recent letter and enclosures have
completed the volume. James Grant Wilson will pay his respects if
he is ever in Washington, D.C., over the winter.
Authors and publishers; Books and reading; Presidents--Quotations; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Image of wrestling teddy bears and a caption reading "'A
'Strenuous Life', Teddy'."
Teddy bears; Presidents--Quotations; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Q. N. Funk asks President Roosevelt if during his time as New York City Police Commissioner he said he would,
or in fact did, use the entire power of the police, to the neglect of
other laws, in order to enforce the Sunday closing laws.
Presidents--Quotations; Sunday legislation; Encyclopedias and dictionaries; New York (N.Y.). Police Department; Funk & Wagnalls Company
Maria Longworth Storer offers to return President Roosevelt's letters pertaining to "the Catholic Church in America." Quotations from the letters have been made public and "used to injure" Roosevelt.
Presidents--Quotations; Letters; Press and politics; Catholic Church; Storer, B. (Bellamy), 1847-1922
Walter Hines Page apologizes that
the extracts taken from a book introduction written by President Roosevelt and used in the magazine The World's Work were perceived as misleading. He believed the "editorial note would make the matter perfectly plain." Page offers to publish an explanation to correct the misunderstanding.
Authors and publishers; American periodicals; Presidents--Quotations; Doubleday, Page & Company
For a class assignment, eight year old Francis Burton Harrington submitted President Roosevelt's advice to the Rough Riders before battle, "No matter what comes you mustn't squeal." The teacher did not approve of the motto but Harrington's mother believes it to be suitable for a young boy and wants to reward him with a photograph of President Roosevelt. However, they don't know where to find Roosevelt's photograph and Harrington requests instruction on how to acquire one.
Presidents--Quotations; Photographs; United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st
President Roosevelt is distressed that George Eggleston used what was said at a social visit to the White House in an article and claimed the content was from an interview with the President. Roosevelt also disputes the use of quotations as being inaccurate of his thoughts and expressions.
Press and politics; Presidents--Quotations; Politicians--Interviews
President Roosevelt generally objects to having his letters published but wants to help because he believes that the work of the Van Vorst sisters is important. However, Roosevelt does not believe that the quote is accurate and would like to see the letter given more fully.
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