Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Frank M. Chapman
Theodore Roosevelt writes to Frank M. Chapman about the Popular Science article and a criticism of Roosevelt's "Appendix E" by Thayer, in a letter to the Tribune. He also finds Chapman's Trinidad article very interesting and disagrees on several points about the birds of Trinidad, although he concedes that Chapman's experience and training is greater than his own. Roosevelt further discusses his arguments about the coloration, cover, behavior, and habit of birds in the United States, Africa, and Latin America. He thanks Chapman for the interest in his article, thoroughly enjoyed his visit the other day, and will take his notes on the galley sheets into advisement. He returns The Awk and Osborn's copy of Nature. In the addendum, Roosevelt answers Thayer's criticism in the Popular Science magazine.
Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Frank M. Chapman.
Theodore Roosevelt Papers.
Library of Congress Manuscript Division.
Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library. Dickinson State University.
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