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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

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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 Alice Hathaway Lee

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Theodore Roosevelt writes his fiancee Alice Hathaway Lee that he has sent a letter to his Uncle Jim informing him of their engagement and written to his family that he has something important to tell them. He expresses how happy he is and how he cannot wait to come to her home at Chestnut Hill openly. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Betrothal; Love

Date: 1880-01-28

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Alice Hathaway Lee

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt informs his fiancee Alice Hathaway Lee that he must host a Porcellian Club supper and cannot dine with her next Saturday. The ring has come and he can't wait to put it on her finger and announce their engagement in a week. He expresses how much he loves her. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Betrothal; Rings; Love; Dinners and dining; Harvard University. Porcellian Club

Date: 1880-02-05

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Alice Hathaway Lee

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Theodore Roosevelt writes his fiancee Alice Hathaway Lee to confirm dinner engagements, he chose Rose Saltonstall's (Alice's cousin) birthday present and had a hideous time at the dentist. He goes on to describe his love for Alice. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Love; Dinners and dining; Gifts; Saltonstall, Rose

Date: 1880-06-08

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Alice Hathaway Lee

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes his fiancee Alice Hathaway Lee that he is preparing to leave on his trip with his brother Elliot and expresses how much his family loves her. He asks her to write him often and expresses his deep love for her. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Love; Travel; Letters; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894

Date: 1880-08-15

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Alice Hathaway Lee

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt hopes his fiancee Alice Hathaway Lee isn't too tired and reminds her that after their wedding in a few weeks, she can do just as she pleases. He expresses his love and devotion and hopes he can be a good husband. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Love; Weddings; Husbands

Date: 1880-10-17

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Alice Lee Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt expresses how much he misses his wife Alice and doesn't like going to bed without her. His sister Corinne Roosevelt came home "bluer than indigo."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Love; Spouses; Depression in women; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933

Date: 1881-03-28

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Alice Lee Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his wife Alice how much he missed her as he was dressing and she was not there to tease him. Mother and his sisters were receiving but not many people called. He met Uncle Leverett today. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Spouses; Love; Friendly visiting; Uncles; Roosevelt, Martha Bulloch, 1835-1884; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931

Date: 1881-03-29

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Alice Lee Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes his wife Alice to express how much he misses her. Frank Iselin has "failed" and his family will have to leave their house. He took Aunt Annie out in the dog-cart and dined with Philip Miller. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Spouses; Love; Bankruptcy; Entertaining; Iselin, Frank

Date: 1881-04-06

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Alice Lee Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt expresses how much he misses his wife Alice and hopes to come for a visit next Sunday. Malcolm Whitmore is visiting and Roosevelt gives updates on various members of the family. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Spouses; Love; Entertaining

Date: 1881-10-09

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