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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 Gifford Pinchot

Description:

Vice President Roosevelt asks Gifford Pinchot if there is an opportunity for the son of Jacob A. Riis to go on "some government trip" out West as a handyman. The boy does not require "any but the smallest wages," and would like the chance to go on an outdoor government trip. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Casual labor; Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Employment references; Carpentry; United States, West; Smithsonian Institution; Geological Survey (U.S.); Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914

Date: 1901-04-16

Letter from C. Hart Merriam to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

With Theodore Roosevelt's assistance, C. Hart Merriam has been able to reach a conclusion regarding the bobcats of the southern Rocky Mountain region. Merriam was interested in seeing large skulls from Colorado to see if they match specimens from the Uinta Mountains. Merriam thanks Roosevelt for his contribution to the Biological Survey, and asks to keep some of the skulls. Merriam also responds to Roosevelt's request for information about deer. Merriam has not been able to obtain a white-tailed deer specimen from any location in the far west.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Bobcat; Lynx; Deer; Zoological specimens; Colorado; Texas; New Mexico; Arizona; United States--Uinta Mountains; Florida; Alaska; Rocky Mountains; Minnesota; South Dakota; Idaho; Wyoming; Texas; Utah; United States--Pacific Coast; California, Southern; National Biological Survey (U.S.)

Date: 1901-05-18

Letter from Binger Hermann to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Commissioner Hermann was pleased to be able to follow Vice President Roosevelt's wishes and appoint David E. Warford, who served with Roosevelt in the 1st Volunteer Cavalry, a United States forest ranger.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Forest rangers; Veterans--Employment; United States. General Land Office; United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st; Warford, David E., 1865-1942

Date: 1901-08-23

Letter from Griffin Tolman to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Griffin Tolman has applied to be the register of the land office in Montgomery, Alabama, and requests Vice President Roosevelt's help.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Employment references; Alabama--Montgomery; United States. General Land Office; United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st; Brodie, Alexander O. (Alexander Oswald), 1849-1918

Date: 1901-08-29

Letter from Cornelius Newton Bliss to Albert D. Elliot

Description:

Cornelius Newton Bliss is out of official life and will not formally recommend a candidate for office. However, he recalls Albert D. Elliot's service in Alaska and has only heard positive reviews of his work.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employment references; Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Alaska; United States. Department of the Interior

Date: 1901-09-27

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Ethan Allen Hitchcock

Description:

President Roosevelt questions three policies regarding land use on a forest reserve and requests that investigations be made into those policies and a separate allegation of discrimination.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Governmental investigations; Forest reserves--Management; Forest reserves--Management--Decision making; United States. Department of the Interior; Brodie, Alexander O. (Alexander Oswald), 1849-1918

Date: 1901-11-06

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Ethan Allen Hitchcock

Description:

President Roosevelt believes that Archbishop Keane should sit on the Board of Indian Commissioners. In a handwritten note, President Roosevelt asks Secretary Hitchcock what he thinks of the recommendation.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; United States. Board of Indian Commissioners; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1901-11-20

Letter from Ethan Allen Hitchcock to George B. Cortelyou

Description:

Records indicate that Agent Mathewson of the Winnebago Agency, Nebraska, is a good agent without any charges on file. Edward Rosewater complained about Mathewson because he wouldn't recommend a change in the agency's Indian tradership. The traders were investigated and found to be creditable. Rosewater's complaints are politically motivated.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Governmental investigations; Employees--Evaluation; Patronage, Political; Nebraska; United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Winnebago Agency; United States. Department of the Interior; Rosewater, Edward, 1841-1906

Date: 1901-12-12

Letter from R. S. Person to Lyman J. Gage

Description:

R. S. Person, Auditor for the Interior Department, submits a favorable report concerning the character and performance of George P. Dunham, a deputy auditor.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employment references; United States. Department of the Interior; Dunham, George P.

Date: 1901-12-23

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