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Keeping account

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Illustration shows Uncle Sam preparing a list of places in China where "Americans [have been] killed by Chinese" and a Chinese man preparing a list of places in America where "Chinese [have been] killed by Americans" including the latest incident in "Wyoming Territory." Caption: China "Taking in the late massacre of my people in Wyoming Territory, there seems to be a slight balance to my credit!"

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Rock Springs Massacre (Wyoming : 1885); Uncle Sam (Symbolic character); Accounting; Death; Symbolism; China; United States

Date: 1885-09-16

An elk-hunt at Two Ocean Pass

Description:

Handwritten draft of chapter ten of The Wilderness Hunter.

Resource Type: Manuscript

Subject: Elk hunting; Hunting stories; Shoshoni Indians; United States--Snake River; Wyoming--Upper Geyser Basin; Wyoming--Mammoth Hot Springs; United States--Teton Range

Date: 1893?

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Robert Harry Munro Ferguson

Description:

Commissioner Roosevelt describes his trip and has arrived in the Upper Geyser Basin where it is storming.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel; Wyoming--Hot Springs County; United States--Yellowstone National Park Region

Date: 1896-10-01

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Frederick Courteney Selous

Description:

Assistant Secretary Roosevelt is glad that Frederick Courteney Selous enjoyed his hunting trip, but is melancholy to realize that the United States has lost so much of its hunting grounds. Roosevelt recalls a few of his own hunting experiences: "I was just in time to see the last of the real wilderness life and real wilderness hunting." Roosevelt also recommends several books to Selous and provides information about his experience ranching in North Dakota, Montana, and Wyoming.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Books and reading; Deer; Elk; Hunting; Ranching; Ranch life; Bear hunting; Wilderness areas; Elephants; Hunting guides; Publications; North Dakota; British Columbia; Alaska; Rocky Mountains; Oregon; United States, West; Maine; New York (State); Montana; Wyoming; North Dakota--Little Missouri National Grassland; Boone and Crockett Club; Buxton, Edward North, 1840-1924

Date: 1897-11-30

Letter from C. Hart Merriam to Theodore Roosevelt

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C. Hart Merriam is pleased with the skulls and cat skins that Theodore Roosevelt sent. One of the skulls is the largest of the Felis concolor group that Merriam has ever seen. Roosevelt's series of skulls from Colorado is "incomparably the largest, most complete, and most valuable series ever brought together."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Zoological specimens; Puma; Skull; British Columbia; Wyoming; Colorado

Date: 1901-05-03

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 Theodore Roosevelt to Mrs. G. A. Cook

Description:

Vice President Roosevelt is content with the speech he made and is happy for the way Mrs. G. A. Cook felt about her children. He thinks that a good family with healthy children stands "head and shoulders" above all citizens. Roosevelt didn't take a stand on Rough Rider organizations in "sister states" because he realizes the response that might come because of his position. However, he views Wyoming as the "real home of the Rough Riders."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Motherhood; Families; Veterans--Societies and clubs; Wyoming; United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st

Date: 1901-08-27

Letter from Winthrop Murray Crane to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Due to ill health, Governor Crane's nephew has been spending time in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and his condition has improved. The nephew requested Vice President Roosevelt's advice on a suitable location where he could hunt and fish. Crane would appreciate any suggestions Roosevelt can provide.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Hunting; Fishing; Wyoming--Jackson Hole

Date: 1901-09-05

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Charles Harcourt

Description:

Vice President Roosevelt thanks Charles Harcourt and the Grand Army of Colorado and Wyoming for the letter of sympathy. They have every reason to hope that President McKinley will recover from the attempted assassination.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Thank-you notes; Presidents--Assassination attempts; Presidents--Health; Veterans--Societies and clubs; Colorado; Wyoming; Grand Army of the Republic. Department of Colorado & Wyoming; McKinley, William, 1843-1901

Date: 1901-09-09

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Ethan Allen Hitchcock

Description:

Register Getchell was removed but Receiver Smock was retained at the Buffalo, Wyoming, office. President Roosevelt has been informed that Smock has performed poorly and suggests that Smock should also be removed.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Employees--Dismissal of; Wyoming--Buffalo; Warren, Francis E. (Francis Emroy), 1844-1929

Date: 1901-11-11

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