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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt updating her on the status of the family. Edith and the children will be traveling to New York to visit Anna in a few weeks. Baby Archie will be baptized at Oyster Bay with sister Corinne Robinson, Senator Henry Cabot Lodge and Bellamy Storer serving as godparents. Roosevelt continues to socialize and attend political dinners.

 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel; Dinners and dining; Infant baptism; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Roosevelt, Archibald B. (Archibald Bulloch), 1894-1979; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924; Storer, B. (Bellamy), 1847-1922

Date: 1894-04-22

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt tells his sister Anna Roosevelt he has been to Philadelphia to examine the Post Office and Internal Revenue Service. He also attended a farewell dinner for Bellamy Storer where he conversed with Rudyard Kipling and dined with many others as well.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Dinners and dining; Farewells; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Post office stations and branches; United States. Internal Revenue Service; Storer, B. (Bellamy), 1847-1922; Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936

Date: 1895-03-10

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt Cowles

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Theodore Roosevelt writes his sister Anna Roosevelt Cowles about a recent family picnic and Ted learning to shoot a rifle. Bellamy Storer is visiting and Roosevelt thinks if William McKinley is elected he may put Storer in the cabinet. He talks of the Republicans chances in the next election and his feelings on William Jennings Bryan.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Picnics; Presidents--Elections; Presidents--Staff; Rifles; Friendly visiting; Storer, B. (Bellamy), 1847-1922; Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; McKinley, William, 1843-1901

Date: 1896-08-02

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt Cowles

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Governor Roosevelt wishes he and Anna Roosevelt Cowles could have spent Christmas together. He has already made arrangements to rent a house for the next year's holidays and wants to make sure the families are together at that time.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Christmas; Storer, B. (Bellamy), 1847-1922; Storer, Maria Longworth, 1849-1932; Cowles, William Sheffield, 1898-1986

Date: 1900-12-27

Letter from Henry Cabot Lodge to Theodore Roosevelt

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Senator Lodge expresses his concern for President Roosevelt in the wake of William McKinley's assassination and hopes that Roosevelt will write him "at once" to assure Lodge of his well being. Lodge talks about a clipping that speaks of Roosevelt in French. Lodge also mentions that George Lyman (possibly George Lyman Kittredge) is "here" and worrying about Roosevelt as well; Lodge then recounts a story "because it tickled my vanity" of a conversation between Lyman and a German about Lodge and would he not be Secretary of State when Roosevelt was President. The German thought Roosevelt has killed 1800 "mountain cats". Lodge also communicates that his wife, Nannie Lodge, sends her love to Edith Roosevelt and the children, whom they have both been thinking of often in the last few days.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Anxiety; Well-being; Big game hunting; Friendship; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Porter, Horace, 1837-1921; Storer, B. (Bellamy), 1847-1922

Date: 1901-09-12

Letter from Maria Longworth Storer to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Maria Longworth Storer encourages President Roosevelt to appoint her husband as secretary of the Navy or secretary of war. Storer's husband, Bellamy Storer, is currently the American ambassador to Spain.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Cabinet officers--Selection and appointment; United States. Department of the Navy; United States. War Department; Storer, B. (Bellamy), 1847-1922; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1901-09-22

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Maria Longworth Storer

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President Roosevelt would never deny a request from Maria Longworth Storer for anything but political reasons. He doesn't intend to make any changes to his Cabinet and is particularly impressed with Secretary Root. Roosevelt would take many things into consideration before appointing any man to a Cabinet position. At present, it would not be advisable to appoint a Catholic man as ambassador to Germany or Italy. If the position of ambassador to France becomes available, it could be offered to Bellamy Storer. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Cabinet officers--Selection and appointment; Catholics; Ambassadors--Selection and appointment; Religion and politics; International relations; Long, John Davis, 1838-1915; Porter, Horace, 1837-1921; Root, Elihu, 1845-1937; Storer, B. (Bellamy), 1847-1922

Date: 1901-10-04

Letter from Maria Longworth Storer to Theodore Roosevelt

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Maria Longworth Storer expresses her confidence and trust in President Roosevelt. Storer and her husband, Bellamy Storer, just hope for an opportunity where they can serve the country. She cautions that American ambassadors should always be gentlemen and their wives should be ladies or their actions will injure the country.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Diplomatic and consular service, American--Management; Diplomatic and consular service, American--Selection and appointment; Diplomatic etiquette; International relations; Storer, B. (Bellamy), 1847-1922; Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904; Foraker, Joseph Benson, 1846-1917; Choate, Joseph Hodges, 1832-1917

Date: 1901-10-17

Letter from Ellen Duane Gillespie Davis to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Ellen Duane Gillespie Davis forwards the pride and blessing of her mother, E. D. Gillespie, who recently passed away. Gillespie had known President Roosevelt when she was a guest of the Storer family, and she has followed Roosevelt's career.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Public opinion; Presidents--Assassination; Presidents--Succession; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Storer, B. (Bellamy), 1847-1922; Davis, Edward P. (Edward Parker), 1856-1937; Gillespie, E. D. (Elizabeth Duane), 1821-

Date: 1901-11-08

Letter from John Ireland to Theodore Roosevelt

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Archbishop Ireland suggests that John Watson Foster lead the mission to the Vatican to discuss Filipino matters. At the end of January, Ireland plans to take up the "Storer matter" with Senator Foraker. The Archbishop is pleased that the citizens of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota approve of President Roosevelt's leadership.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Diplomatic and consular service, American--Selection and appointment; Religion and politics; International relations; Vatican City; Philippines; Minnesota--Minneapolis; Minnesota--Saint Paul; Catholic Church; Foster, John Watson, 1836-1917; Rampolla del Tindaro, Mariano, 1843-1913; Storer, B. (Bellamy), 1847-1922; Foraker, Joseph Benson, 1846-1917

Date: 1902-01-02

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