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Diary of Theodore Roosevelt from January 1 to July 3, 1886

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Diary kept by Theodore Roosevelt while at Elkhorn Ranch in North Dakota from January 1 to July 3, 1886. Pages for April 23 to June 17 are torn out. There were no entries from July 4 to December 31. April 1 tells of Roosevelt's capture of boat-thieves, as described in Roosevelt in the Bad Lands by Hermann Hagedorn. 

Also included are six typed transcript pages of diary text. 

Resource Type: Diary

Subject: Ranching; Thieves; Dinners and dining; Entertaining; Hunting; Boats and boating; Weather; North Dakota--Elkhorn Ranch

Date: 1886

Theodore Roosevelt and the boat thieves

Description:

Photograph of a re-enactment of Theodore Roosevelt keeping watch over boat thieves he captured with the help of William Wingate Sewall and Wilmot Dow. 

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Thieves; Boats and boating; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Dow, Wilmot; Sewall, William Wingate, 1845-1930

Date: 1886

Theodore Roosevelt and the boat thieves

Description:

Photograph of a re-enactment of Theodore Roosevelt keeping watch over boat thieves he captured with the help of William Wingate Sewall and Wilmot Dow. 

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Thieves; Boats and boating; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Dow, Wilmot; Sewall, William Wingate, 1845-1930

Date: 1886

Pursuing the boat thieves

Description:

A staged image of William Wingate Sewall and Wilmot Dow in pursuit of boat thieves. In March 1886, three thieves stole a boat from Theodore Roosevelt's Elkhorn Ranch. Sewall and Dow made a new boat, shown here, and pursued them with Roosevelt. They captured the thieves after several days, but were hindered in bringing them in by ice on the Little Missouri River. Roosevelt took the men in over land to Dickinson (N.D.), where they were indicted.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Thieves; Boats and boating; North Dakota--Elkhorn Ranch; United States--Little Missouri River; North Dakota--Dickinson; Dow, Wilmot; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Sewall, William Wingate, 1845-1930

Date: 1886

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna about a recent encounter with a band of thieves.  He, Bill Sewall and Wilmot Dow hunted them down and turned them over to the Sheriff. Roosevelt also discusses Leo Tolstoi's book, Anna Karenina.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Thieves; Books and reading; Karenina, Anna (Fictitious character); Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910; Dow, Wilmot; Sewall, William Wingate, 1845-1930

Date: 1886-04-12

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Corinne Roosevelt Robinson

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt relates the chase and capture of three thieves that had stolen his boat. The thieves were captured along the river and then Roosevelt took them overland to the sheriff in Dickinson, Dakota Territory. He read Anna Karenina during the trip and has mixed feelings about the quality of the book but enjoyed Leo Tolstoy's writing style. Roosevelt requests that Corinne Roosevelt Robinson deliver some flowers to Edith Kermit Carow before Carow travels abroad.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Thieves; Arrest; Criticism; Flowers; Gifts; Books and reading; North Dakota--Dickinson; Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1886-04-12

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt  about his recent trip to Mandan, North Dakota to testify against the boat thieves he caught. He stayed with friends in Mandan and had a pleasant three days.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Entertaining; Thieves

Date: 1886-08-11

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Frances Theodora Dana

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt reluctantly accepted the Republican nomination for mayor of New York, New York, after being "implored" by prominent Republicans. There is no chance for success and his best hope is for a decent run. An absurd aspect of the campaign will occur when Roosevelt's article, "Machine Politics in New York City," is published. He had "great fun" in the West over the summer, including killing three "White Antelope-goats" and bringing three cattle thieves into Mandan for trial.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Mayors--Election; Mountain goat hunting; Thieves; New York (State)--New York; North Dakota--Mandan; New York (N.Y.). Mayor; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )

Date: 1886-10-21

Letter from Ernest Hamlin Abbott to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Ernest Hamlin Abbott writes to President Roosevelt expressing his frustration with the Congressional attitude toward the Arbitration treaties.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Arbitration, International; Ragged schools; Representative government and representation; United States Senate Chamber (United States Capitol, Washington, D.C.); Preliminary examinations (Administrative procedure); Humanitarian assistance, British; Costermongers; Rogues and vagabonds; Thieves; Teachers of problem children; Poor children--Education (Primary); Neighborhood; Landlords; Doors; Authors, English--Philosophy; England; New York (State)--New York--City Island; Washington (D.C.); Washington (D.C.)--Pennsylvania Avenue; Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922

Date: 1905-02-07

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