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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to George Bird Grinnell

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Theodore Roosevelt received Trail and Campfire. He believes it is the best volume that the Boone and Crockett Club has put out. Roosevelt would like to give Frederick Selous honorary membership in the Boone and Crockett Club.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Publications; Small groups--Membership; Boone and Crockett Club; Selous, Frederick Courteney, 1851-1917; Buxton, Edward North, 1840-1924

Date: 1897-12-27

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt Cowles

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Governor Roosevelt has firmly decided he will not accept the Vice Presidency. He is corresponding with Frederick Courtenay Selous, a big game hunter from South Africa, about the Second Boer War.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: South African War (1899-1902); Nominations for office; International relations--Foreign public opinion, American; Military ethics; Political ethics; South Africa; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924; Platt, Thomas Collier, 1833-1910; Selous, Frederick Courteney, 1851-1917; White, Montague; Chamberlain, Joseph, 1836-1914; Milner, Alfred Milner, Viscount, 1854-1925

Date: 1900-02-05

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Caspar Whitney

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President Roosevelt would like Caspar Whitney and Frederick Courtney Selous to come and take lunch or dinner at the White House.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Dinners and dining; White House (Washington, D.C.); Selous, Frederick Courteney, 1851-1917

Date: 1901-09-25

Letter from Caspar Whitney to Theodore Roosevelt

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Caspar Whitney wanted President Roosevelt to meet with Frederick Courteney Selous, but Selous is no longer traveling to New York. Whitney found Roosevelt's cougar paper very interesting and agrees with it. He hopes Roosevelt can still complete the deer family papers even with his new duties. Whitney greatly admires Roosevelt for his handling of the succession to the presidency.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Natural history; Puma; Presidents--Succession; Selous, Frederick Courteney, 1851-1917

Date: 1901-10-01

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Kermit Roosevelt

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President Roosevelt writes to his son Kermit to say that he is glad Ted visited Kermit at Groton, and, if Kermit works hard, he can finish school at home next year. Roosevelt says he is having problems with the Panama Canal because of clashes between Secretary of War Taft and Chairman Shonts. Massachusetts is going crazy over the tariff as well. Roosevelt says he is getting plenty of tennis, rides, and scrambling walks. He adds that Edith has been reading a lot to Archie and Quentin and the next day African hunter Frederick Selous is visiting.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Americans--Politics and government; Relations with cabinet officers; Tariff; Books and reading; Home schooling; Football; Tennis; Panama--Panama Canal; Massachusetts; Isthmian Canal Commission (U.S.); United States. War Department. Office of the Under Secretary of War; Groton School; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Roosevelt, Archibald B. (Archibald Bulloch), 1894-1979; Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Shonts, Theodore P. (Theodore Perry), 1856-1919; Selous, Frederick Courteney, 1851-1917

Date: 1905-11-12

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Kermit Roosevelt

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President Roosevelt writes to his son Kermit to discuss his views on sadness in fiction. He mentions entertaining Frederick Selous, who told exciting stories to Ethel, Archie, and Quentin. Roosevelt adds that it is Quentin's birthday and they played all sorts of games. He ends by saying he walks every morning with Edith, and the gardens are disheveled. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Entertaining; Books and reading--Moral and ethical aspects; Group games; Birthday parties; Washington (D.C.)--White House Gardens; Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918; Meyer, George von Lengerke, 1858-1918; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Derby, Ethel Roosevelt, 1891-1977; Roosevelt, Archibald B. (Archibald Bulloch), 1894-1979; Selous, Frederick Courteney, 1851-1917; Garfield, James Rudolph, 1865-1950; Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946; Bacon, Robert, 1860-1919; Stewart, Philip Battell, 1865-1957

Date: 1905-11-19

Letter from C. Hart Merriam to Theodore Roosevelt

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C. Hart Merriam returns the manuscript written by Frederick Selous with thanks. Merriam found the facts about the cape hunting dog most interesting. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Hunting dogs; Lion; Books and reading; Selous, Frederick Courteney, 1851-1917

Date: 1907-06-03

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Kermit Roosevelt

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President Roosevelt writes to his son Kermit with more plans for their Africa trip. He has had help planning from friends Edward Buxton and Frederick Selous. Roosevelt feels the whole trip will last about eleven months. He closes by saying he is interested in Kermit's rowing.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Travel; Hunting; Rowing; Africa; Buxton, Edward North, 1840-1924; Selous, Frederick Courteney, 1851-1917

Date: 1908-05-01

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Kermit Roosevelt

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President Roosevelt writes to his son Kermit about his thoughts on the upcoming Republican National Convention. He is sure they can get Secretary of War Taft nominated but Roosevelt does worry about a "stampede" for himself. He encloses letters he wrote to be read at the Convention. Roosevelt also writes about spring in Washington, D.C., his thoughts on the guns to take on the African hunting trip, and what to do with Archie's schooling at Groton. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Republican National Convention; Presidents--Nomination; Hunting guns; Presidents--Travel; Spring; Africa; Groton School; Roosevelt, Archibald B. (Archibald Bulloch), 1894-1979; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Loeb, William, 1866-1937; Buxton, Edward North, 1840-1924; Selous, Frederick Courteney, 1851-1917; Bullock, Seth, 1849-1919

Date: 1908-06-06

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Kermit Roosevelt

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President Roosevelt writes his son Kermit to update him on plans for their trip to Africa and encloses letters from Frederick Selous, Edward Buxton, and Reginald Wingate. He talks of celebrating Ted's birthday and spending time talking with him. He closes by saying Archie is back at school and Sagamore is being closed up for the season.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel; Letters; Presidents--Recreation; Birthday parties; Africa; New York (State)--Oyster Bay--Sagamore Hill National Historic Site; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Spring Rice, Cecil, Sir, 1859-1918; Roosevelt, Archibald B. (Archibald Bulloch), 1894-1979; Buxton, Edward North, 1840-1924; Selous, Frederick Courteney, 1851-1917; Wingate, F. R. (Francis Reginald), Sir, 1861-1953

Date: 1908-09-14

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