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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

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Commissioner Roosevelt writes his sister Anna Roosevelt thanking her for her recent visit.  Anna was very helpful to Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt with new baby Kermit Roosevelt. Roosevelt is looking to sell a pair of his horses since his new position as Civil Service Commissioner has caused a reduction in his income.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Finance, Personal; Entertaining; Infants; Horses; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Robinson, Douglas, 1855-1918; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943

Date: 1889-10-13

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Gertrude Tyler Carow

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Theodore Roosevelt writes his mother-in-law Gertrude Tyler Carow to describe the early birth of son Kermit. Edith and baby are well and Roosevelt's sister Anna has been a great help. Eldest son Ted is growing up and worships Edith. Roosevelt thinks Washington, D.C., will make a better winter home than New York.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Childbirth; Infants; Children; Homes; New York (State); Washington (D.C.); Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931

Date: 1889-10-13

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Commissioner Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt updating her on the status of the family. Edith and baby Kermit are doing well. Edith asked Frank to be Kermit's godfather and Roosevelt wants Anna's opinion on it. Roosevelt hopes that Anna will come back to visit soon and tells her to consult with their sister Corinne on when to come.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Friendly visiting; Infant baptism; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943; Robinson, Douglas, 1855-1918; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933

Date: 1889-10-17

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Gertrude Tyler Carow

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Theodore Roosevelt writes his mother-in-law Gertrude Tyler Carow and sister-in-law Emily Tyler Carow updating them on wife Edith and children Ted and Kermit. Edith is recovering well after Kermit's birth and Kermit is healthy. Ted likes to dig in the road and play in the barn.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Children; Childbirth; Infants; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943

Date: 1889-10-20

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt (on behalf of Edith), inquiring about the dates of her upcoming visit. Edith would like Anna to be there for the christening of baby Kermit and asks her to thank Corinne Roosevelt Robinson for the dresses.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Friendly visiting; Baptism; Gifts; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933

Date: 1889-10-22

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Commissioner Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about his upcoming travel plans and her visit to Oyster Bay. He also updates her on the status of the family. Edith and baby Kermit are both doing very well and he can't wait to see daughter Alice's reaction to Kermit. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel; Entertaining; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943; Longworth, Alice Roosevelt, 1884-1980

Date: 1889-10-25

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Gertrude Tyler Carow

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes his mother-in-law Gertrude Tyler Carow updating her on wife Edith's condition after giving birth to Kermit. Kermit will be christened next week. Eldest son Ted loves his new little brother and is very playful. Edith is afraid to write because of her eyes but will probably be able to next Sunday.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Children; Childbirth; Infants; Baptism; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943

Date: 1889-10-27

Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt and children

Description:

Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt poses for a formal studio portrait with Alice (around age 6), Ted (around age 2) and Kermit (under 1 year).

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Children; Mothers; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Longworth, Alice Roosevelt, 1884-1980; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943

Date: 1890

Alice, Theodore and Kermit Roosevelt

Description:

Alice Roosevelt (around age 6) holds baby Kermit (under a year) and poses with Ted (around age 2) for a formal studio portrait.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Children; Brothers and sisters; Longworth, Alice Roosevelt, 1884-1980; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943

Date: 1890

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Emily Tyler Carow

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes his sister-in-law Emily Tyler Carow. He's pleased the Fergusons have been so kind. Edith is very happy and they have been going out a lot and he lists couples they enjoy being with. Roosevelt romps with the children in the afternoon when he goes home for tea and updates her on each, especially eldest son Ted's antics.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Children; Dinners and dining; Social networks; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Longworth, Alice Roosevelt, 1884-1980; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1890-02-10

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