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By-laws of the Little Missouri River Stockmen's Association

Description:

By-laws and list of members of the Little Missouri River Stockmen's Association.

Resource Type: Legal document

Subject: Livestock--Societies, etc.; Ranchers--Societies, etc.; Ranching; Meetings; United States--Little Missouri River

Date: 1885

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to George Haven Putnam

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to publisher George Haven Putnam to ask for his assistance regarding Rodger, describing him as "demoralizing presence" on the ranch. Roosevelt also requests several book titles to be sent to him.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Ranching; Agricultural assistance; Friendship--Influence; Ranchers--Vocational guidance; Books and reading; Parton, James, 1822-1891

Date: 1886-03-20

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna, thanking her for the news clippings she recently sent.  He comments on how much he respects the "hardworking, labouring men" that work for him on his ranch. Roosevelt also asks Anna if she could possibly send some toys for Bill Sewall's daughter who currently has none. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Toys; Ranchers; Sewall, William Wingate, 1845-1930

Date: 1886-05-15

Medora

Description:

Typed transcript of an article that appeared in the Bismarck Tribune, summarizing current events in Medora, North Dakota, as described in the Bad Lands Cow Boy.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Ranchers--Societies, etc.; North Dakota--Medora; Ferris, Joseph A.; Bond, G. G.; Ellison, Charles; Van Driesche, William; Foley, J. W.

Date: 1886-12-09

An explanation of position

Description:

Typed transcript of a letter to the editor of the Bismarck Tribune. A. T. Packard refutes a Tribune article that suggests George Meyers is a cattle thief. He lays out the facts for Meyers' innocence.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Cattle stealing; Cattle--Law and legislation; Ranchers--Societies, etc.; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Meyers, George; Willard, Fred. A; Ferris, Sylvane M.

Date: 1886-12-22

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to George B. Cortelyou

Description:

President Roosevelt addresses the quotes used by the Democrats against him, claiming one is fake and the other taken out of context.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Press and politics; Quotations; Presidents--Press coverage; Context (Linguistics); Ranchers; Farmers

Date: 1904-08-29

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Gifford Pinchot

Description:

President Theodore Roosevelt informs Forestry Chief Gifford Pinchot that some Nebraska congressmen are concerned about the growth of forest reserves in their state. Roosevelt encloses a newspaper clipping which shows that some of the cattlemen who had been engaged in illegal fencing are pushing for the reserves.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Forest reserves; Forest reserves--Public opinion; Ranchers; Fraud; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Nebraska--Omaha

Date: 1906-04-09

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Gifford Pinchot

Description:

President Roosevelt amends a draft report on the progress in land use since the Newlands Reclamation Act was signed four years ago. More than a million acres of land have been laid out for irrigation projects. Canals and ditches have been dug, employing many. The Forest Service, the Reclamation Service, and Roosevelt's administration realize that the prosperity of citizens in those areas relies on the preservation of natural resources and the creation of forest preserves. "By keeping the public forests in the public hands our forest policy substitutes the good of the whole people for the profits of the privileged few."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Irrigation engineering; Irrigation--U.S. states; Irrigation projects; Irrigation canals and flumes; Irrigation districts; Land speculation; Land use; Timber; Conservation of natural resources; Natural resources--U.S. states; Forest reserves; Forest policy--U.S. states; Miners; Forest fires--Prevention and control; Ranchers; United States, West; Geological Survey (U.S.). Reclamation Service; United States. Forest Service; United States. Department of the Interior; United States. Department of Agriculture

Date: 1906-08-24?

Letter from G. P. Putnam's Sons to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

G. P. Putnam's Sons inform President Roosevelt that they are sending authorization, on Roosevelt's instructions, to Mr. Nutter of the St. Botolph Club to use extracts from Hunting Trips of a Ranchman in Nutter's work.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Prose literature; Copyright; Authors and publishers; Hunting; Ranchers; St. Botolph Club

Date: 1906-12-06

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Stockmen of Wyoming

Description:

President Theodore Roosevelt sends his greetings to the stockmen of Wyoming and hopes to work with them to solve their problems. Roosevelt notes that "the law gives me no alternative" with regard to removing the fences around grazing lands, but he hopes to protect and promote the establishment of homes on public lands and asks that the members of the convention advise him on the best methods for regulating the use of public lands for grazing purposes.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Congresses and conventions; Fences; Frontier and pioneer life; Grazing districts; Public lands--Government policy; Ranchers; Wyoming; Wyoming--Wheatland; Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946

Date: 1907-05-10

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