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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Robert Harry Munro Ferguson

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Theodore Roosevelt discusses travel and hunting plans for the summer. He may be delayed if Congress holds an extra session.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel--Planning; Cattle; Ranches; Big game hunting; Horses; Rocky Mountains Region

Date: 1889-1895

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Gertrude Tyler Carow

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes his mother-in-law Gertrude Tyler Carow about how much wife Edith enjoyed a trip to his ranch, especially riding horses. They miss Sagamore Hill but have enjoyed their time living in Washington D. C. and traveling out West. He inquires if she will come visit next summer as it has been two years. Roosevelt also gives updates on the children.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel; Ranches; Children; Horses; Work; Washington (D.C.); Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943

Date: 1890-10-18

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Robert Harry Munro Ferguson

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Commissioner Roosevelt thanks Robert Harry Munro Ferguson for getting Pickle, Roosevelt's polo pony, in shape. He requests advice on what bit to use for Pickle and discusses the upcoming polo season. Roosevelt proposes that he and Ferguson undertake another hunt next year.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Polo ponies; Bits (Bridles); Polo; Polo players; Ranches; Hunting; Ferguson, Hector Munro, 1867-1951

Date: 1892-05-24

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about how things are going on his hunting trip. His head is much better; Hector is not faring as well. He and his companion have had very little success hunting and the ranch looks melancholy all deserted.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Hunting; Health; Ranches; South Dakota--Deadwood

Date: 1892-08-11

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about the state of things at his Dakota ranch.  He has been doing some hunting, but is very concerned about the recent drought and the effect it will have on the cattle.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Hunting; Droughts; Cattle--Effect of drought on; Ranches; Lambert, Alexander, 1861-1939

Date: 1893-09-16

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt tells his sister Anna Roosevelt he has been to Philadelphia to examine the Post Office and Internal Revenue Service. He also attended a farewell dinner for Bellamy Storer where he conversed with Rudyard Kipling and dined with many others as well.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Dinners and dining; Farewells; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Post office stations and branches; United States. Internal Revenue Service; Storer, B. (Bellamy), 1847-1922; Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936

Date: 1895-03-10

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Frederick Courteney Selous

Description:

Governor Roosevelt very much liked Frederick Courteney Selous' book though he was saddened to read of the loss of elk and deer in the forests. Roosevelt hopes that peace comes to South Africa soon and the races can amalgamate as they have in the United States. Although Roosevelt finds the office of Vice President to be "distasteful," he was glad to have done his part against a "dangerous and unAmerican party movement." Roosevelt hopes to hunt somewhere in the Southwest prior to the inauguration. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: South African War (1899-1902); Santiago Campaign (1898); Deer; Books and reading; Elk; Hunting; Peace; Political campaigns; Vice-Presidents; Peace; Colonization; Ranches; South Africa

Date: 1900-11-23

Letter from Marcus Alonzo Hanna to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Senator Hanna thanks President Roosevelt for his action regarding the Mentor and Lodi, Ohio, post offices. The Fairport Harbor, Ohio, post office matter has already been handled.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Post office stations and branches; Postal service--Administration; Ohio--Mentor; Ohio--Lodi; Ohio--Fairport Harbor

Date: 1901-10-07

Letter from Seth Low to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Seth Low is very busy with the campaign and can speak with President Roosevelt about the Brooklyn post office after the election.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Political campaigns; Elections; Post office stations and branches; Meetings; New York (State)--New York--Brooklyn

Date: 1901-10-09

Letter from A. H. Tremaine to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

A. H. Tremaine, who is currently 82 years old, inquires if there might be a position for him at Vice President Roosevelt's ranch.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Ranches--Employees; Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.

Date: 1901?

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