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Letter from Henry Bainbridge Chapin to Theodore Roosevelt

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Henry Bainbridge Chapin sends Theodore Roosevelt a letter from Edwin Arlington Robinson, the director of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, and asks when a portrait will be completed.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Portrait painting; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935

Date: 1905-03-16

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Kermit Roosevelt

Description:

President Roosevelt writes from his hunting trip to son Kermit to say that he offered Edwin Arlington Robinson a position but he refused. He has had great luck in hunting with Alexander Lambert and Philip Stewart despite having a touch of Cuban fever. He has a dog to bring back to Archie and is feeling homesick. Roosevelt adds that he is amused by the cartoons about him and urges Kermit to go hear Jacob Riis speak. Kermit scribbled some math problems on the back of the envelope.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Bear hunting; Political cartoons; Presidents' pets; Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914; Roosevelt, Archibald B. (Archibald Bulloch), 1894-1979; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935; Lambert, Alexander, 1861-1939

Date: 1905-05-07

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Kermit Roosevelt

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President Roosevelt writes his son Kermit to make plans for Kermit's return home after Roosevelt visits Harvard. Roosevelt tells Kermit that Edwin Arlington Robinson now has a job. Roosevelt also updates Kermit on tennis matches and Archie's new dog, Skip.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents' pets; Presidents--Travel; Tennis; Massachusetts--Boston; Harvard College (1780- ); Roosevelt, Archibald B. (Archibald Bulloch), 1894-1979; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Loeb, William, 1866-1937; Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935

Date: 1905-05-25

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Kermit Roosevelt

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President Roosevelt writes to his son Kermit to arrange plans for him to stay at the Bishop's or with one of his aunts. He says Kermit will then be with William Loeb in Boston and get to hear Roosevelt's speech at Memorial Hall. He also reports that Edwin Arlington Robinson has been given a position in the Treasury Department. Finally, Roosevelt asks if Kermit would accompany him to visit Bishop Lawrence. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Travel; United States. Department of the Treasury; Lawrence, William, 1850-1941; Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935

Date: 1905-06-01

Letter from Richard Watson Gilder to Theodore Roosevelt

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Richard Watson Gilder writes a friendly letter to President Roosevelt discussing his meeting with Edwin Arlington Robinson, old Irish literature, and Roosevelt's Harvard address. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Friendship--Correspondence; Irish literature; Books and reading; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Harvard University; Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935; Egan, Maurice Francis, 1852-1924; Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932

Date: 1905-06-29

Letter from R. Bridges to Theodore Roosevelt

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Robert Bridges discusses final decisions on An American Hunter and sends the final galleys for the publication. He also mentions his dinner with poet E. A. Robinson.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Publishers and publishing; Hunting; Photographs; Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935

Date: 1905-07-27

Letter from James Hulme Canfield to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

James Hulme Canfield read President Roosevelt's positive review of poet Edwin Arlington Robinson and recommends further volumes of the poet's work as well as provides biographical information about him.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Poetry--Appreciation; Poets--Family relationships; Books and reading; Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935

Date: 1905-08-11

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Robert Grant

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President Roosevelt responds to Robert Grant's letter of August 30, 1905 regarding a doctor, gives him his literary opinion on Captain Craig, and briefly comments on diplomatic affairs with the Japanese.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: American literature; Physicians; International relations; Diplomacy; Letters; Japan; Browning, Robert, 1812-1889; Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935; Grant, Josephine

Date: 1905-09-02

Letter from Nathan Haskell Dole to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Nathan Haskell Dole writes to President Roosevelt to thank him for saying a good word about his friend Edward Arlington Robinson's book of poetry. Dole also congratulates Roosevelt on securing peace between Russia and Japan, a feat many thought was impossible.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905); American poetry; Peace; Praise; Treaties; Russia; Japan; Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935

Date: 1905-09-11

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Kermit Roosevelt

Description:

President Roosevelt writes to his son Kermit to tell him about the guests they have been entertaining, including poet Madison Cawein and his wife. Roosevelt adds that he has read more poems by Edwin Arlington Robinson. Other visitors included Prince Louis of Battenberg and his nephew Prince Alexander, who attended a state dinner and sat next to Secretary of the Navy Bonaparte.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Dinners and dining; American poetry; Bonaparte, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1851-1921; Milford Haven, Louis Alexander Mountbatten, 1st Marquis of, 1854-1921; Cawein, Madison Julius, 1865-1914; Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935

Date: 1905-11-06

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