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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna describing his time with the Osborns hunting and fishing. He and his brother Elliot swam across the bay and rowed to Laurelton. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Hunting; Fishing; Swimming; Reptiles; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878

Date: 1876-08-06

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about his upcoming travel plans to New York. He will remain there two days, then return to Washington for election day. He wants her input on his "hunter's camp."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel; Elections; Hunting lodges

Date: 1892-10-30

The woes of the sabbatarian fanatic - they get greater every year

Description:

A member of the clergy, a strict "Sabbatarian," observes and deplores people engaging in various Sunday activities, including boating and bicycling. In the center vignette, Satan objects to the Sunday outings, too, because they seem "to make people better, instead of worse."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Sabbath; Clergy; Leisure; Recreation; Cycling; Fishing; Hiking; Sailing; Swimming; Devil

Date: 1897-05-26

Puck's summer chowder

Description:

At center, two masked men recklessly drive an automobile down a country road, frightening every man, woman, and beast, and chasing them out of the roadway. Other vignettes depict scenes of summer activities, including swimming at the beach, hunting, fishing, excursion boating, and courting.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Automobiles; Country life; Courtship; Fishing; Hunting; Swimming; Boats and boating

Date: 1901-08-14

Letter from Albert Rabbitts Keen to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Albert R. Keen invites Vice President Roosevelt to visit Manhanset House on Shelter Island, New York. He promises excellent fishing.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Entertaining; Fishing; New York (State)--Shelter Island

Date: 1901-08-24

Letter from Winthrop Murray Crane to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Due to ill health, Governor Crane's nephew has been spending time in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and his condition has improved. The nephew requested Vice President Roosevelt's advice on a suitable location where he could hunt and fish. Crane would appreciate any suggestions Roosevelt can provide.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Hunting; Fishing; Wyoming--Jackson Hole

Date: 1901-09-05

Letter from William Sturgis Bigelow to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

William Sturgis Bigelow has found a new scale that goes "far to make life worth living." Henry Cabot Lodge told Bigelow that President Roosevelt enjoys "violent exercise, with danger" and Bigelow recommends fishing for New England flounder off Tuckernuck Island.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Scales (Weighing instruments); Fishing; Outdoor recreation; Jiu-jitsu; Massachusetts--Tuckernuck Island; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924

Date: 1902-03-07

Letter from Walter Lee Parrotte to McCullaugh

Description:

The Parrottes are at their cabin in Colorado and hope that McCullaugh can join them for a visit.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Entertaining; Hunting; Fishing; Colorado

Date: 1902-06-23

Letter from Alvey A. Adee to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Acting Secretary of State Adee encloses documents related to previous reciprocity negotiations with Newfoundland and adds several comments clarifying aspects of these documents.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Commerce--Treaties; Reciprocity (Commerce); International relations; Fishing--Government policy; Newfoundland and Labrador; Bond, Robert, 1857-1927; Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893; Pauncefote, Julian, Baron, 1828-1902; Raikes, Arthur Stewart, 1856-1925; Kasson, John Adam, 1822-1910

Date: 1902-09-13

Letter from James B. Connolly to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

James B. Connolly is glad President Roosevelt enjoyed his stories of the Gloucester fishermen. He believes these men represent a type of manly virility that is good for the nation. Connolly enjoyed The Virginian but has not read Blazed Trail, which Roosevelt recommended.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Books and reading; American literature; Fishing stories, American; Massachusetts--Gloucester; Virginian (Wister, Owen)

Date: 1902-10-04

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