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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Corinne Roosevelt Robinson
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Title:

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Corinne Roosevelt Robinson

Collection:

Harvard College Library

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt relates the chase and capture of three thieves that had stolen his boat. The thieves were captured along the river and then Roosevelt took them overland to the sheriff in Dickinson, Dakota Territory. He read Anna Karenina during the trip and has mixed feeling about the quality of the book but enjoyed Leo Tolstoy's writing style. Roosevelt requests that Corinne Roosevelt Robinson deliver some flowers to Edith Kermit Carow before Carow travels abroad. Typed copy of original handwritten letter.

Creation Date:

1886-04-12

Creator:

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Recipient:

Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933

Citation (Chicago Style):

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Corinne Roosevelt Robinson. April 12, 1886 Theodore Roosevelt Collection. MS Am 1785 (1185A). Houghton Library, Harvard University. http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/en/Research/Digital-Library/Record.aspx?libID=o280143. Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library. Dickinson State University.
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