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Abraham Lincoln's Funeral Procession

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View of Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession, showing the home of Cornelius Van Schaack Roosevelt at the corner of Broadway and Union Square in New York. Two children are visible in the second story window, one of whom is Theodore Roosevelt, the other is his brother Elliott Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Presidents--Death; Funeral journey of Abraham Lincoln to Springfield; New York (State)--New York; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Roosevelt, Cornelius Van Schaack, 1794-1871; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

Date: 1865-04-25

Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Meeting of the State Charities Aid Association

Description:

Proceedings of the memorial meeting for Theodore Roosevelt (1831-1878). Printed for private circulation. Is missing some pages

Resource Type: Book

Subject: Meetings; Death and burial of a person; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878

Date: 1878-02-15

Letter from H. D. Minot to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

H. D. Minot sends his condolences to Theodore Roosevelt on the death of his father.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Sympathy; Fathers--Death; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878

Date: 1878-02-17

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to H. D. Minot

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt expresses his thanks to H. D. Minot and Mrs. Howe, but writes that he prefers to stay in his own room.  Roosevelt writes that Minot's letter cheered him up and discusses the loss of his father.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Death and burial of a person; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878

Date: 1878-02-20

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna that he will need her assistance and advice now that Father is gone. He is glad she is keeping up with the charities he was interested in and says she is very much like him. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Fathers--Death; Brothers and sisters; Charities; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878

Date: 1878-03-03

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt misses his family and wishes he could be with them to mourn the death of Theodore Roosevelt, Sr. His busy schedule has prevented him from feeling the loss as strongly as the rest of the family. Roosevelt looks forward to spending ten days with his family in April.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Bereavement; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878; Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933

Date: 1878-03-10

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna trying to comfort her about their father's death. At least he has school to keep his mind occupied and says he will need Anna to advise him now that Father is gone. It does not seem possible he is gone for good.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Fathers--Death; Brothers and sisters; Grief; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878

Date: 1878-03-17

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to H. D. Minot

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to H. D. Minot to express his sympathy and sadness over the death of Minot's mother.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Death and burial of a person

Date: 1880-07-05

An end to all disagreement

Description:

Print shows a group of men, probably President Garfield's physicians, exiting Francklyn Cottage where Garfield died. The men hold slips of paper that state "Self Exoneration". Three men standing on the left hold papers that state "Private Theory, Temperance Ideas, [and] Power of Prayer". (They may represent physicians that were dismissed when Garfield appeared to be recovering).

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Death and burial of a person; Physicians; Medical care; United States. President; Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881

Date: 1881-09-28

The living president's tribute to the dead president

Description:

Print shows a statue of Roscoe Conkling, with cloven hooves, seated on a bench labeled "Supreme Bench" atop a monumental tomb labeled "Sacred to the Memory of J.A. Garfield"; the monument is signed "Guiteau sculpt."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Tombs; Sepulchral monuments; Cemeteries; Presidents--Death; Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881; Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888; Guiteau, Charles J. (Charles Julius), 1841-1882

Date: 1882-03-08

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