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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt and Alice Lee Roosevelt miss Martha Bulloch Roosevelt and want her to visit as often as she wants to come. Roosevelt is anxious to discuss the new addition to the family, Anna Hall, who will be marrying Elliott Roosevelt. He thinks it is great that Elliott is to "marry and settle down with a definite purpose in life." Roosevelt sends his love to Corinne Roosevelt Robinson and her young son, Theodore Douglas Robinson.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Marriage; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Roosevelt, Anna Hall, 1863-1892; Roosevelt, Alice Lee, 1861-1884; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Robinson, Theodore Douglas, 1883-1934

Date: 1883-07-08

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt discussing their brother Elliott's illness.  Roosevelt believes that Elliott needs to find a new doctor and that his wife Anna is very unhelpful.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Health; Detoxification (Health); Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Roosevelt, Anna Hall, 1863-1892

Date: 1890-04-30

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about their brother Elliott's illness. Roosevelt still feels that Elliott needs to put himself under the care of a doctor. Son Ted is still recovering from his illness but still seems frail. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Health; Sick children; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Roosevelt, Anna Hall, 1863-1892

Date: 1890-05-02

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about happenings with their brother Elliott. He wants Elliott's wife Anna to send her letter to Elliott right away. Roosevelt will be traveling to Europe to visit with Elliott.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel; Letters; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Robinson, Douglas, 1855-1918; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Roosevelt, Anna Hall, 1863-1892

Date: 1891-01-03

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt Cowles

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Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about his successful meeting with their brother Elliott. Roosevelt convinced Elliott to sign over two thirds of his property to wife Anna, and to agree to terms of probation.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Finance, Personal; Alcoholics--Rehabilitation; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Roosevelt, Anna Hall, 1863-1892

Date: 1891-01-21?

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about their brother Elliott's illness and alcoholism. Roosevelt feels strongly that Elliott needs to enter into an asylum for treatment, and must do so very quickly. Everyone knows Elliott is "out of his head." Elliott and his wife Anna suffer in the eyes of the public and "have no right to have children."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Alcoholism; Alcoholics--Rehabilitation; Diseases; Asylums; Parenting; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Roosevelt, Anna Hall, 1863-1892

Date: 1891-01-25

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about recent happenings in Washington, and in a second, private letter, the status of things with their brother Elliott. There is a fight over Civil Service reform in the House of Representatives. Roosevelt received a letter from Elliot and worries he will relapse again. He feels it's foolish for his wife Anna and the children to continue living with him. He asks if their brother-in-law Douglas Robinson told Anna about the woman claiming to have had an affair with Elliot.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Alcoholism--Family relationships; Civil service reform; Dinners and dining; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Robinson, Douglas, 1855-1918; Roosevelt, Anna Hall, 1863-1892

Date: 1891-02-15

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about the status of things with brother Elliott's alcoholism and the Katy Mann affair.  Elliott has entered treatment but Roosevelt does not think it will be sufficient. Elliot's wife Anna ought not to live with him or have any more children.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Alcoholics--Rehabilitation; Alcoholics--Family relationships; Paternity; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Roosevelt, Anna Hall, 1863-1892; Mann, Katy

Date: 1891-03-01

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about the current condition of their alcoholic brother Elliott, who is still not doing well. Elliott's wife Anna has now had an "hysterical attack" due to Elliott's violence and is hospitalized. Roosevelt insists that Elliott must either enter treatment or be left alone, without Anna and the children. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Alcoholics; Hospital care; Alcoholics--Rehabilitation; Alcoholics--Family relationships; Paternity; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Roosevelt, Anna Hall, 1863-1892; Mann, Katy

Date: 1891-06-07

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about the condition of their alcoholic brother Elliott.  Roosevelt advises Anna, and Elliott's wife Anna, to leave at once with the children.  Roosevelt will take legal action against Elliott at a later date to obtain support for Anna and the children.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Alcoholics; Alcoholics--Family relationships; Hospital care; Actions and defenses; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Robinson, Douglas, 1855-1918; Roosevelt, Anna Hall, 1863-1892

Date: 1891-06-17

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