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T. Roosevelt at Medora, N.D., in early 80's

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Postcard of Theodore Roosevelt wearing buckskins, standing beside a horse near Medora, North Dakota.

Resource Type: Postcard

Subject: North Dakota--Medora; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1883-1886

The Bad Lands Cow Boy

Description:

February 7, 1884, edition of The Bad Lands Cow Boy.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: American newspapers; Cattle herding; Ranching; Cowboys--Social life and customs; North Dakota--Medora

Date: 1884-02-07

Theodore Roosevelt’s branding marks

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt’s branding marks for Chimney Butte Ranch ("Maltese Cross Ranch") and Elkhorn Ranch illustrated and described in the Stockgrowers' Journal in Miles City, Montana.

Resource Type: Journal article

Subject: Cattle; Ranching; Cattle brands; Cattle--Marking; North Dakota--Medora; North Dakota--Elkhorn Ranch; North Dakota--Theodore Roosevelt National Park; Montana--Miles City; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Hagedorn, Hermann, 1882-1964; Ferris, Sylvane M.; Merrifield, Arthur William, 1855-1920; Sewall, William Wingate, 1845-1930; Dow, Wilmot

Date: 1884?

Bismarck Tribune articles

Description:

A collection of articles relating to the Marquis de Morès that appeared in The Bismarck Tribune.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Trials (Murder); Defense (Criminal procedure); Witnesses; Divorce; Finance, Personal; North Dakota--Medora; Morès, Antoine Amédée Marie Vincent Manca de Vallombrosa, marquis de, 1858-1896; Paddock, E. G.; Luffsey, Riley; Morès, Medora von Hoffman, marquise de

Date: 1885

Letter from William Wingate Sewall to S. Y. Sewall

Description:

William Wingate Sewall traveled with the rest of the Roosevelt ranch hands to Minnesota to brand and transport cattle that had been purchased by Theodore Roosevelt. The cattle were then shipped to Medora, Dakota Territory, by rail. Sewall found the work to be "lively and exciting." From Medora the cattle were driven fifty miles to their destination which took around six days. Roosevelt has been with them and he has been "as good a fellow as ever."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Cattle--Transportation; Cattle drives; Cattle brands; Ranching; Minnesota--Minneapolis; Minnesota--Saint Paul; Minnesota--Fergus Falls; North Dakota--Jamestown; North Dakota--Medora; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Ferris, Joseph A.

Date: 1885-05-17

Bismarck Tribune, Aug. 2, '85

Description:

Extract from the Bad Lands Cow Boy stating that Medora, North Dakota, has a larger freight, express and passenger business than Mandan, North Dakota, or Glendive, Montana.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Railroads--Freight; North Dakota--Medora; North Dakota--Mandan; Montana--Glendive

Date: 1885-08-02

Bismarck Tribune, Nov. 19, '85

Description:

Typed transcript of an item from the Bismarck Tribune. The Marquis and Marquise de More`s will stay in Medora, North Dakota, over the winter.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: North Dakota--Medora; Morès, Antoine Amédée Marie Vincent Manca de Vallombrosa, marquis de, 1858-1896; Morès, Medora von Hoffman, marquise de

Date: 1885-11-19

The Marquis gone to Paris

Description:

Typed transcript of an article from the Bismarck Tribune. The Marquis de More`s has had a successful year and will winter in Paris to "enjoy a season of recreation and amusement."

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Travel; North Dakota--Medora; France--Paris; Morès, Antoine Amédée Marie Vincent Manca de Vallombrosa, marquis de, 1858-1896; Hoffmann, Louis von

Date: 1885-12-03

The Marquis testifies

Description:

Typed transcript of an article from the Bismarck Tribune. The Marquis de More`s chose to testify on his own behalf. He provided basic information on his life and what brought him to Dakota Territory. His main testimony consisted of the events leading up to the death of Riley Luffsey and the shooting itself.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Trials (Murder); Witnesses; Defense (Criminal procedure); Ranching; Hunting; North Dakota--Medora; Morès, Antoine Amédée Marie Vincent Manca de Vallombrosa, marquis de, 1858-1896; Paddock, E. G.; Luffsey, Riley; Reuter, John; O'Donnell, Frank; Miller, Frank; Moore, Dick

Date: 1885?

Letter from William Wingate Sewall to S. Y. Sewall

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.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Boats and boating; Theft; Criminals; Arrest; United States--Little Missouri River; North Dakota--Dickinson; North Dakota--Mandan; North Dakota--Medora; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Dow, Wilmot; Finnegan, Michael

Date: 1886-04-21

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