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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Robert Harry Munro Ferguson

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Commissioner Roosevelt is never sure if Robert Harry Munro Ferguson receives his letters. He regrets that Ferguson cannot visit Sagamore Hill this summer but congratulates him on his upcoming trip to Hudson Bay. Roosevelt had a bout of bronchitis and wants to get back to exercising soon. He summarizes the other children's reaction to their new family member, Archibald Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel; Scientific expeditions; Bronchitis; Exercise; Children--Family relationships; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Hudson Bay; Derby, Ethel Roosevelt, 1891-1977; Roosevelt, Archibald B. (Archibald Bulloch), 1894-1979; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1894-04-20

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Robert Harry Munro Ferguson

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Commissioner Roosevelt has taken Robert Harry Munro Ferguson's letter to the United States Geological Survey. However, they don't have any plans to enter into Arctic exploration. Roosevelt shared Ferguson's letter with many people and is eager to hear more.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Discovery and exploration, Canadian; Discoveries in geography; Scientific expeditions; Caribou; Inuit--Hunting; Canada--Arctic Coast; Geological Survey (U.S.); Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924; Lodge, Anna Cabot Mills Davis, 1850-1915

Date: 1895-01-30

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Robert Harry Munro Ferguson

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Commissioner Roosevelt found on returning from Cincinnati, Ohio, that his wife and children were bemoaning that Robert Harry Munro Ferguson had just departed. Both Roosevelt and Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt were taken by Ferguson's article on the Arctic trip. He gives some advice on how to polish the writing.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Writing; Editing; Scientific expeditions; Discovery and exploration, Canadian; Travel writing; Wilderness survival; Ohio--Cincinnati; Arctic Regions; Canada--Arctic Coast; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944

Date: 1895-03-11

Letter from Herman Henry Kohlsaat to Theodore Roosevelt

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Herman Henry Kohlsaat requests a general letter of introduction for Thomas Barbour Lathrop, who is traveling to the South Seas. Kohlsaat provides the details of Lathrop's trip and reviews the benefits that Lathrop's travels had on American agriculture.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Etiquette; Voyages and travels; Agriculture and state--Research; Lathrop, Thomas Barbour, 1847-1927; Wilson, James, 1835-1920; Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915

Date: 1901-10-23

Letter from Gifford Pinchot to Theodore Roosevelt

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Gifford Pinchot sends his first impressions of the Philippines and information about his journey across Russia and Manchuria. Governor Taft is in excellent health and everyone speaks highly of him. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Colonies--Description and travel; Colonies--Administration; Voyages and travels; Railroads--Design and construction; Philippines; Russia; China--Manchuria; Serbia; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Bell, James Franklin, 1856-1919; Wright, Luke E. (Luke Edward), 1846-1922; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1902-10-27

Letter from Edward J. Vattmann to Theodore Roosevelt

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Father Vattmann discusses his audience with Pope Leo XIII and other Catholic dignitaries, especially concerning information he had learned during his stay in the Philippines. Vattmann expresses disappointment among military that Col. William S. McCaskey has not been promoted to Brigadier General.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Papal visits; Friars; International relations with the Catholic Church; Italy--Rome; Philippines; Catholic Church; Leo XIII, Pope, 1810-1903; Rampolla del Tindaro, Mariano, 1843-1913; Satolli, Francesco, 1839-1910

Date: 1903-07-24

Letter from John E. Wilkie to William Loeb

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John E. Wilkie will have four men accompany the Presidential party during trip to Syracuse, New York, as requested. Roosevelt was first President to have Secret Service protection.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Voyages and travels; New York (State)--Syracuse; United States. Secret Service

Date: 1903-08-27

Letter from Alexander Lambert to Theodore Roosevelt

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Dr. Lambert informs President Roosevelt of his plans to travel to Washington, D.C., and asks if Roosevelt would like to join him for a walk or horseback ride.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travels; Exercise

Date: 1904-06-24

Letter from Hermann Speck von Sternburg to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Baron Sternburg relates details of the arrangements for Mr. Littledale's Alaskan trip. He encloses an article about Russia and speculates on Japanese military ventures, including their actions at Port Arthur. Sternburg also mentions his trip to the South and that he found a map of Manchuria that he made during the "war of 94."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905); Voyages and travels; Maps; China; Alaska

Date: 1904-07-17

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Hermann Speck von Sternburg

Description:

President Roosevelt asks Hermann Speck von Sternburg to invite St. George Littlefield to Washington, D.C. Roosevelt was interested in the map Speck von Sternburg shared with him.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Voyages and travels; Maps; Military campaigns; Japan; China; Russia; Littledale, St. George, 1851-1931

Date: 1904-07-19

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