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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to S. S. McClure

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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.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Quotations; Periodicals

Date: 1901-11-02

Letter from Owen Wister to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

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.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Biography; Presidents' spouses--Biography; Presidents--Quotations; Writing; Editors; Books and reading; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1901-11-05

Letter from James Grant Wilson to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

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.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Authors and publishers; Books and reading; Presidents--Quotations; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

Date: 1901-11-29

The strenuous life of teddy bears

Description:

Image of wrestling teddy bears and a caption reading "'A 'Strenuous Life', Teddy'."

Resource Type: Postcard

Subject: Teddy bears; Presidents--Quotations; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1901-1907

Letter from Q. N. Funk to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

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.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Quotations; Sunday legislation; Encyclopedias and dictionaries; New York (N.Y.). Police Department; Funk & Wagnalls Company

Date: 1902-01-31

Letter from Maria Longworth Storer to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

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.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Quotations; Letters; Press and politics; Catholic Church; Storer, B. (Bellamy), 1847-1922

Date: 1902-01-31

Letter from Walter Hines Page to George B. Cortelyou

Description:

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.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Authors and publishers; American periodicals; Presidents--Quotations; Doubleday, Page & Company

Date: 1902-02-07

Letter from Francis Burton Harrington to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

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.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Quotations; Photographs; United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st

Date: 1902-03?

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to George Cary Eggleston

Description:

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.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Press and politics; Presidents--Quotations; Politicians--Interviews

Date: 1902-04-20

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Marie Van Vorst

Description:

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.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Quotations; Letters

Date: 1903-01-02

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