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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

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After hunting in Iowa, Theodore and Elliott Roosevelt have returned to Chicago, Illinois, to prepare for a trip to Wisconsin. They are enjoying themselves and have had "fair sport." A visit to John Elliott is still under consideration. The weather has been lovely and Roosevelt has enjoyed driving across the prairies.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Outdoor recreation; Hunting; Travel; Iowa; Wisconsin; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Elliott, John

Date: 1880-09-12

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt  inviting her to accompany him on a trip to Chicago. From there, Roosevelt will travel to Milwaukee. He asks if Bob can stop at the depot and reserve two drawing rooms.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel; Passenger trains; Illinois--Chicago; Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Ferguson, Robert Harry Munro, 1868-1922

Date: 1893-01-13

Letter from Joseph Very Quarles to Theodore Roosevelt

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Senator Quarles had great success hunting, especially duck hunting, on the Native American reservations in northern Wisconsin and Minnesota. He discussed with the locals arranging a large hunt for next year and invites President Roosevelt to join him.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Duck shooting; Hunting; Indian reservations; Wisconsin; Minnesota

Date: 1901-10-25

Report on the Wisconsin Factional Republican Quarrel

Description:

Wilder gives an in-depth analysis of the political dispute between Wisconsin Governor Robert M. La Follette and the newly-organized Republican League, or Stalwarts, created to oppose him.

Resource Type: Report

Subject: Primaries; Wisconsin; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925; Spooner, John C. (John Coit), 1843-1919; Quarles, Joseph Very, 1843-1911; Whitehead, John Meek, 1852-1924

Date: 1902-01-16

Memorandum for Secretary Cortelyou

Description:

Soehlein & Co. claims that the city of Milwaukee sent a silver jewel case and box of Rheingold wine to be uses at the christening of the yacht The Meteor. Alice Roosevelt never received the jewel case.

Resource Type: Memorandum

Subject: Yachts; Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Longworth, Alice Roosevelt, 1884-1980

Date: 1902-05-19

Letter from William Emlen Roosevelt to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Emlen Roosevelt has found the Rheingold wine and jewel case but it does not appear that the items were sent by the City of Milwaukee.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Wine; Wisconsin--Milwaukee

Date: 1902-05-22

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Philander C. Knox

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President Roosevelt wants the exact facts on Judge Ramos and the attacks made against him.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Actions and defenses; Wisconsin

Date: 1902-06-03

Letter from Henry Cabot Lodge to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Senator Lodge writes President Roosevelt regarding Oliver Wendell Holmes' possible appointment to the Supreme Court. Lodge will meet with Holmes to determine whether he fully supports the President's position, before sending him to meet with Roosevelt.

 

Lodge does not like the looks of things in Wisconsin, but believes things are going well elsewhere. He will go on the Committee of Resolutions to make sure "the Philippines, Cuba & you are properly sustained."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Judges--Selection and appointment; Wisconsin; Philippines; Cuba; United States. Supreme Court; Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1841-1935; Olney, Richard, 1835-1917

Date: 1902-07-19

Letter from Miles Menander Dawson to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Miles Menander Dawson sends a quotation from Jeremiah McLain Rusk, a former Governor of Wisconsin, regarding a labor strike and riot in which Rusk ordered the militia to fire on the rioters.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Quotations; Industrial relations; Strikes and lockouts; Riot control; Wisconsin; Rusk, Jeremiah McLain, 1830-1893

Date: 1902-10-01

Letter from Leslie M. Shaw to Theodore Roosevelt

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Secretary Shaw sends a copy of one of his letters rebuking Claudius B. Spencer for inquiring about the veracity of a rumor claiming President Roosevelt asked Pope Leo XIII to make Bishop Ireland a cardinal. In his defense, Spencer didn't believe the rumor.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Religion and politics; Clergy--Appointment, call, and election; Cardinals; Wisconsin; Catholic Church; Catholic Church. Collegium Cardinalium; Methodist Church (U.S.); Ireland, John, 1838-1918; Leo XIII, Pope, 1810-1903

Date: 1902-10-19

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