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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Alice Lee Roosevelt

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Writing to his wife Alice from Joe Ferris' ranch in Dakota territory, Theodore Roosevelt reports he finally received Alice's letters and was so happy he could cry. He shall start home in a few days from "the pleasantest and most successful trip I have ever made." He is bringing home many trophies and is in great health. He describes a typical day and says after talking with the Ferris brothers and Bill Merrifield, he has decided to go into the cattle business. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Hunting; Travel; Ranching--Economic aspects; Letters; Love; Hunting trophies; Ferris, Joseph A.

Date: 1883-09-23

1883 capital invested

Description:

List of investments and expenses for Theodore Roosevelt's cattle ranching business during October 1883.

Resource Type: Statement, Financial

Subject: Ranching; Ranching--Economic aspects; Cattle--Buying; Cattle--Prices

Date: 1883-10

Ledger from the Maltese Cross Ranch

Description:

Photostat of a page from the ledger of Theodore Roosevelt’s Maltese Cross Ranch. Ledger shows the purchasing of cattle and shipping costs.

Resource Type: Statement, Financial

Subject: Finance, Personal; Ranching; Cattle trade; Maltese Cross Ranch Cabin (N.D.); Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1883-10?

The Bad Lands Cow Boy

Description:

February 7, 1884, edition of The Bad Lands Cow Boy.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: American newspapers; Cattle herding; Ranching; Cowboys--Social life and customs; North Dakota--Medora

Date: 1884-02-07

The Bad Lands Cow Boy Newspaper

Description:

The Bad Lands Cow Boy contains local, territorial, and federal news articles. In addition, it contains information about the cattle and ranching industry, criminal reports, a railroad schedule, and several advertisements.

Resource Type: Newspaper

Subject: Cattle trade; Ranching; Americans--Politics and government; American newspapers; United States--Little Missouri River; North Dakota--Badlands; Morès, Antoine Amédée Marie Vincent Manca de Vallombrosa, marquis de, 1858-1896; Hoffmann, Athenais Grymes von, 1832-1897

Date: 1884-02-07

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes his sister Anna telling her about the happenings at his ranch. The cattle are doing well and he has been doing a lot of hunting. He adds the interview that appeared in the St. Paul's Dispatch was completely made up. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Ranching; Cattle; Hunting; Press and politics

Date: 1884-06-17

The Bad Lands Cow Boy Newspaper

Description:

The Bad Lands Cow Boy contains local, territorial, and federal news articles. In addition, it contains information about the cattle and ranching industry, criminal reports, a railroad schedule, and several advertisements.

Resource Type: Newspaper

Subject: Cattle trade; Ranching; Americans--Politics and government; American newspapers; United States--Little Missouri River; North Dakota--Badlands

Date: 1884-08-07

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes his sister Anna about happenings on his ranch.  Everything has been going well with the cattle and he will be heading to the Bighorn Mountains in a few days. He was so glad to bring his two "backwoods babies" out with him, Bill Sewall and Will Dow. He thinks it will be a good many years before he gets back into politics. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Ranching; Cattle; Horses; Political participation; Dow, Wilmot; Sewall, William Wingate, 1845-1930

Date: 1884-08-12

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes his sister Anna telling her that his trip has been delayed. He discusses how long he thinks he will be away and hopes to return before Christmas. He and Merrifield are headed out and he describes what he is wearing and the scenery. He adds that New York Governor Grover Cleveland is no "angel."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Ranching; Horses; Cattle; Clothing and dress; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908

Date: 1884-08-17

Letter from William Wingate Sewall to S. Y. Sewall

Description:

William Wingate Sewall has 100 cattle to practice on during winter. He doesn't believe cattle are too hard to care for and the work hasn't been difficult. The country is "queer" and dirty but the soil looks healthy and the water is good. Sewall guesses there is a chance to make money with cattle and Theodore Roosevelt is optimistic. If he can make a profit, Sewall wants to get back to the "clear water and trees" soon. Overall, he thinks that Dakota Territory should have been left to the animals.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Ranching; Ranching--Economic aspects; Cattle; Frontier and pioneer life; United States--Dakota Territory; North Dakota--Badlands; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Dow, Wilmot

Date: 1884-08-17

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