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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Dora Watkins and Thomas Watkins

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The Roosevelts spent Christmas in Rome and there were many presents. They ascended Mount Vesuvius and Roosevelt stuck an alpine stick into a small crater which caught the stick on fire. The route down from Vesuvius was very rough.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Family vacations; Christmas; Gifts; Volcanoes; Italy--Rome; Italy--Vesuvius; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894

Date: 1870-01-06

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

Description:

The clock and bag are just what Theodore Roosevelt wanted. He thanks his parents for the letters and birthday gifts. Roosevelt reflects on his love for his family and notes that he has "never spent an unhappy day."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Thank-you notes; Birthdays; Gifts; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878

Date: 1876-10-29

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna, saying his short visit home has made him homesick. He didn't realize how much he would have to study at Harvard. Roosevelt also asks his sister to send him a list of what the family wants for Christmas and to send him things that he left at home. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Homesickness; College students--Study and teaching; Gifts; Harvard College (1780- )

Date: 1876-12-11

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes his sister Anna to express his gratitude for all his family does for him. Roosevelt also explains what he has been doing in the last week.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Gratitude; Gifts; College students--Social life and customs

Date: 1877-11-09

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt informs his sister Anna that he will be coming home in a couple of weeks. He also tells her about his first examination and about some presents he sent to people. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: College students--Examinations; Travel; Gifts

Date: 1878-12-06

Letter from Theododre Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes his sister Anna that rooming with other people has cut into his work hours and he has been spending a lot of time at the Porcellian Club. He also includes what his plans are for his Christmas break and for presents.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: College students--Conduct of life; College students--Societies and clubs; Christmas; Gifts

Date: 1878-12-08

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt tells his sister Anna to spend $10 on a present if she has to. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Money; Gifts

Date: 1878-12-12

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes his sister Anna that he does not have much time to write a letter because he is so busy. He writes to his sister about the chances of being in attendance at Jack's wedding. He also thanks his sister for purchasing a present for Nannie. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: College students--Study and teaching; College students--Social life and customs; Gifts; Roosevelt, John Ellis, 1853-1939; Roosevelt, Nannie Vance, 1860-1912

Date: 1879-02-03

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Corinne Roosevelt Robinson

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt is sending Corinne Roosevelt a book of poetry.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Poetry; Gifts

Date: 1879-03-28?

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Alice Hathaway Lee

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes his fiancee Alice Hathaway Lee to confirm dinner engagements, he chose Rose Saltonstall's (Alice's cousin) birthday present and had a hideous time at the dentist. He goes on to describe his love for Alice. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Love; Dinners and dining; Gifts; Saltonstall, Rose

Date: 1880-06-08

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