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Letter from James Roosevelt to Josiah Holmes

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James Roosevelt attempts to settle payment on a bond from Josiah Holmes, Esq. Roosevelt asks Holmes to settle between him and the former holder of the bond, Mr. Leffers, rather than allowing the matter to go to law.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Debt; Negotiation; Finance, Personal

Date: 1764-12

Receipt for payment of interest by Cornelius C. Roosevelt

Description:

Receipt for Cornelius C. Roosevelt's payment on Interest Certificate No. 3037; 1 pound, 16 shillings, 9 pence to fulfill 1/4 payment of the certificate.

Resource Type: Receipt

Subject: Finance, Personal

Date: 1790-09-30

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt appreciates the many letters he has received from home. He also received a letter from his uncle, James Dunwody Bulloch. Roosevelt has kept his father's first letter and will try to deserve his trust. He has not found it difficult to avoid drinking and smoking. Roosevelt requests a petition that will allow him to attend the local Congregational church and join a mission class. Initial college expenses have been heavy, but Roosevelt shouldn't need to draw on his father's finances until Christmas.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letters; College students--Social life and customs; College students--Alcohol use; College students--Tobacco use; Congregational churches--Membership; Sunday schools; College students--Religious life; College students--Finance, Personal; Harvard College (1780- ); Bulloch, James Dunwody, 1823-1901

Date: 1876-10-22

Personal diary of Theodore Roosevelt, 1878

Description:

Diary of Theodore Roosevelt for the year 1878. Roosevelt attended Harvard College and spent the summer in Oyster Bay, New York, and on an expedition in Maine. The major event of the year was the death of Roosevelt's father. Roosevelt reflects on the death of his father many times throughout the year. The diary concludes with notes on Roosevelt's personal finances and his "game record" for the year.

Resource Type: Diary

Subject: College students--Recreation; College students--Social life and customs; Education, Higher; Dinners and dining; Entertaining; Outdoor recreation; Hunting; Sailing; Finance, Personal; Massachusetts--Cambridge; Massachusetts--Boston; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Maine; Harvard College (1780- ); Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878; Roosevelt, William Emlen, 1857-1930; Dow, Wilmot; Sewall, William Wingate, 1845-1930

Date: 1878

Personal diary of Theodore Roosevelt, 1879

Description:

Diary of Theodore Roosevelt for the year 1879. Roosevelt attended Harvard College, spent the summer in Oyster Bay, New York, and went on two expeditions to Maine. The diary concludes with notes on Roosevelt's personal finances and his "game bag" for the year.

Resource Type: Diary

Subject: College students--Recreation; College students--Social life and customs; Education, Higher; Dinners and dining; Entertaining; Outdoor recreation; Hunting; Finance, Personal; Massachusetts--Boston; Massachusetts--Cambridge; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Maine; Harvard College (1780- ); Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Roosevelt, William Emlen, 1857-1930; Roosevelt, Alice Lee, 1861-1884; Dow, Wilmot; Sewall, William Wingate, 1845-1930

Date: 1879

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to H. D. Minot

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes that he looks forward to seeing H. D. Minot and that his family sends their regards.  Roosevelt regrets to write that he will not be able to keep up with his society expenses and hopes that he can subscribe at a later date.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Finance, Personal

Date: 1879-01-11

Personal diary of Theodore Roosevelt, 1880

Description:

Diary of Theodore Roosevelt for the year 1880. Major events include Roosevelt's graduation from Harvard, entry into Columbia Law School, and a Midwestern hunting trip with Elliott Roosevelt. Roosevelt also engaged, married, and honeymooned with Alice Lee Roosevelt. The diary concludes with notes on Roosevelt's personal finances and "game bag" totals for several years.

Resource Type: Diary

Subject: College students--Recreation; College students--Social life and customs; Dinners and dining; Entertaining; Hunting; Outdoor recreation; Education, Higher; Betrothal; Marriage; Honeymoons; Finance, Personal; Massachusetts--Cambridge; Massachusetts--Boston; New York (State)--New York; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Harvard College (1780- ); Columbia University. School of Law; Roosevelt, Alice Lee, 1861-1884; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894

Date: 1880

Personal diary of Theodore Roosevelt, 1881

Description:

Diary of Theodore Roosevelt for the year 1881. Roosevelt lives in New York City with Alice Lee Roosevelt and attends Columbia Law School. Major events for the year are a summer trip through Europe and Roosevelt's election to the New York State Assembly from the 21st district. The diary concludes with notes on Roosevelt's personal finances.

Resource Type: Diary

Subject: Dinners and dining; Entertaining; Vacations; Elections; Finance, Personal; New York (State)--New York; Columbia University. School of Law; New York (State). Legislature. Assembly; Roosevelt, Alice Lee, 1861-1884; Bulloch, Irvine S., 1842-1898

Date: 1881

Ledger from the Maltese Cross Ranch

Description:

Photostat of a page from the ledger of Theodore Roosevelt’s Maltese Cross Ranch. Ledger shows the purchasing of cattle and shipping costs.

Resource Type: Statement, Financial

Subject: Finance, Personal; Ranching; Cattle trade; Maltese Cross Ranch Cabin (N.D.); Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1883-10?

Personal diary of Theodore Roosevelt, 1883-1884

Description:

Diary of Theodore Roosevelt with entries from January 1883 and August-September 1884. Roosevelt notes his legislative activities during January 1883 and records an 1884 hunting trip to the Bighorn Mountains. The diary concludes with notes on Roosevelt's personal finances.

Resource Type: Diary

Subject: Legislative bodies; Legislators--Conduct of life; Legislators--Political activity; Hunting; Finance, Personal; New York (State)--Albany; United States--Bighorn Mountains; New York (State). Legislature. Assembly

Date: 1883-1884

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