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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Dora Watkins

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt is pleased that his mouse is doing well and would like to hear more about him in the next letter. Roosevelt has been feeling ill and cut his foot yesterday. He asks when Dora Watkins will visit.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Family vacations; Mice as pets; Foot--Wounds and injuries

Date: 1867-06-29?

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Thomas Watkins

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt thanks Thomas Watkins for the watermelon, which will be eaten tomorrow, and wonders what Dora Watkins will do with his mouse when she leaves for Barrytown, New York. The Roosevelts are speaking French at the table and Roosevelt thinks it sounds funny. There are lots of animals, including three types of squirrels, and he has found six bird nests.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Family vacations; Watermelons; Mice as pets; French language--Study and teaching; Birds--Nests; Squirrels; Watkins, Dora

Date: 1867-07-07?

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Corinne Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt tells Corinne Roosevelt about his pet mice.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Mice as pets; Brothers and sisters

Date: 1868-04-28

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt, Corinne Roosevelt Robinson, and Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt enjoyed his mother's long letter and looks forward to seeing the "curiosities and living things" she has collected for him. He describes his four mice to his sister, Corinne Roosevelt. Roosevelt asks his father to write and take Martha Bulloch Roosevelt to a battlefield so she can collect some "trophies" for him.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letter writing; Zoological specimens; Mice as pets; Motion sickness; Battlefields

Date: 1868-04-28

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt requests that his father gather some plant specimens for his museum, particularly two pieces of supple jack of certain size. His favorite mouse, Brownie, was crushed. Nothing much has happened at home but the plants in the piazza are budding. This is a typewritten copy of the original letter.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Mice as pets; Botanical specimens; Letters; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894

Date: 1868-04-30

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Dora Watkins

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt requests that Dora Watkins collect plant and animal specimens for him. Roosevelt misses Watkins and heard that the voyage was unpleasant. He requests that Corinne Roosevelt write more often. Yesterday was the last day of dancing class.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Biological specimens; Botanical specimens; Ocean travel; Dance--Study and teaching; Mice as pets; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933

Date: 1868-04-30

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt requests that his father gather some plant specimens for his museum, particularly two pieces of supple jack of certain size. His favorite mouse, Brownie, was crushed. Nothing much has happened at home but the plants in the piazza are budding.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letters; Botanical specimens; Mice as pets; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894

Date: 1868-04-30?

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Dora Watkins

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt requests that Dora and Thomas Watkins answer his letter. He would like Watkins to send some sweet crackers and promises to send some apples. Roosevelt feeds three cats and four dogs everyday. He recollects that Watkins will be visiting on his birthday.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Family vacations; Letter writing; Pets--Feeding and feeds; Crackers; Apples; Watkins, Thomas

Date: 1868-09-03

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Thomas Watkins

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt is sorry that Thomas Watkins did not accompany Dora Watkins on her visit. Roosevelt has been feeding three dogs and four cats every day. He enjoyed the watermelon and will send a basket of chestnuts when they are ready.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Family vacations; Pets--Feeding and feeds; Watermelons; Chestnut; Watkins, Dora

Date: 1868?

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt has arrived safely in Lenox, Massachusetts. He ate eight sandwiches and twenty-four peaches while traveling. Uncle Hill picked them up and is glad to have "somebody to talk and swim with." Martha Bulloch Roosevelt is homesick but made friends with a Shaker named Sister Belle. Roosevelt sends his love and gives instructions on how to care for his various pets.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel; Pets; Food; Shakers; Roosevelt, Martha Bulloch, 1835-1884; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933

Date: 1872-08-11

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