Digital Library

Letter from William Wingate Sewall to S. Y. Sewall
18 Images:
Click on images to zoom in:
Page 1 Page 1 Page 2 Page 2
Page 3 Page 3 Page 4 Page 4
Page 5 Page 5 Page 6 Page 6
Page 7 Page 7 Page 8 Page 8
Page 9 Page 9 Page 10 Page 10
Page 11 Page 11 Page 12 Page 12
Page 13 Page 13 Page 14 Page 14
Page 15 Page 15 Page 16 Page 16
Page 17 Page 17 Page 18 Page 18

Title:

Letter from William Wingate Sewall to S. Y. Sewall

Collection:

State Historical Society of North Dakota

Description:

William Wingate Sewall describes the pursuit and capture of three thieves that stole a boat from Theodore Roosevelt. The boat, the best one on the Little Missouri River, had been purchased by Roosevelt in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and it was very useful. Sewall and Wilmot Dow built a new boat and they headed after the thieves a few days after the boat went missing. The thieves were captured without violence and Roosevelt accompanied them to Dickinson, Dakota Territory, for trial. Sewall and Dow continued down the river with the boats to Mandan, Dakota Territory, and then took a train back to Medora, Dakota Territory.

Creation Date:

1886-04-21

Creator:

Sewall, William Wingate, 1845-1930

Recipient:

Sewall, S. Y.

Citation (Chicago Style):

Letter from William Wingate Sewall to S. Y. Sewall. http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o292528. Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library. Dickinson State University.
Link to other styles

View Expanded Record Details