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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt tells his sister Anna Roosevelt that wife Edith and sister Corinne were relieved to hear from Bob. Roosevelt, Edith, Kermit, and Alice went to Orange, New Jersey, to visit Corinne. Alice will have to wear ankle braces and he's worried because Edith isn't looking well. He has been busy with lunches and dinners at the Boone and Crockett Club.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Health; Friendly visiting; Dinners and dining; Ankle--Wounds and injuries--Treatment; New Jersey--Orange; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Longworth, Alice Roosevelt, 1884-1980; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943

Date: 1895-01-20

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Horace Elisha Scudder

Description:

Police Commissioner Roosevelt writes a letter of introduction to The Atlantic Monthly for for J. L. Steffens. Includes original and copy.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letters; Journalists; Atlantic Monthly Press; Steffens, Lincoln, 1866-1936; Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914

Date: 1895-08-06

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt Cowles

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes his sister Anna Roosevelt Cowles about his concern for sister Corinne Robinson's health. Jacob Riis visited as well as Grant La Farge and Bob. The children enjoyed a belated Fourth of July celebration and Roosevelt offers predictions on the upcoming presidential election.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Health; Entertaining; Presidents--Elections; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914; Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925

Date: 1896-07-19

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt Cowles

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Theodore Roosevelt writes his sister Anna Roosevelt Cowles about the importance of the upcoming presidential election between Democrat William Jennings Bryan and Republican William McKinley. He feels Bryan's election would be "a great calamity." Roosevelt also describes a recent dinner.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Elections; Dinners and dining; Democratic Party (U.S.); Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914

Date: 1896-07-26

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Avery De Lano Andrews

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Secretary Roosevelt writes to Avery De Lano Andrews thanking him for the report and inviting Andrews to lunch with Roosevelt and Jacob Riis.  Andrews is free to invite Frank Moss and Lincoln Steffens.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Meetings; Dinners and dining; Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914; Steffens, Lincoln, 1866-1936; Moss, Frank, 1860-1920

Date: 1897-07-07

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Gifford Pinchot

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Vice President Roosevelt asks Gifford Pinchot if there is an opportunity for the son of Jacob A. Riis to go on "some government trip" out West as a handyman. The boy does not require "any but the smallest wages," and would like the chance to go on an outdoor government trip. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Casual labor; Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Employment references; Carpentry; United States, West; Smithsonian Institution; Geological Survey (U.S.); Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914

Date: 1901-04-16

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Booker T. Washington

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Vice President Roosevelt received Booker T. Washington's outline for the trip and thinks it is "first rate." Roosevelt was unable to coordinate the trip with Jacob A. Riis's schedule.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel--Planning; Scheduling; Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914

Date: 1901-09-07

Letter from Elisabeth D. Nielson Riis et al. to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Jacob A. Riis is still in Canada, but the Riis family is thinking of President Roosevelt as he succeeds to the presidency.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Succession; Riis, John, 1882-1946; Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914; Fiske, Clara C. Riis; Fiske, William Clarence; Riis, Edward V.; Riis, Katie

Date: 1901-09-15

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Elisabeth D. Nielson Riis

Description:

President Roosevelt thanks Elisabeth D. Nielsen Riis for her letter.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Thank-you notes; Presidents--Family; Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914

Date: 1901-09-20

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Nicholas Murray Butler

Description:

President Roosevelt likes Nicholas Murray Butler's article better than anything ever written of him and will keep it along with the article written by Jacob A. Riis. When he has a draft of his message, Roosevelt would like Butler's advice on it.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Press and politics; Presidents--Biography; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914

Date: 1901-10-01

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