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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Dora Watkins

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Theodore Roosevelt is staying with his family in Barrytown, New York. They have a new pony and Roosevelt is now able to paddle the rowboat. He hopes to see Dora Watkins soon and requests a return letter.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Family vacations; Ponies; Rowing; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894

Date: 1867-06-06?

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt writes that he has not had time to do much big game hunting while dealing with the cattle business and breaking in 52 new ponies.  He also tells his sister to get some rest.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Ranching; Deer hunting; Ponies; Ferris, Joseph A.

Date: 1884-12-07

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about current happenings in Oyster Bay, New York.  Roosevelt and his friends have created a polo club. Cousin Emlen Roosevelt is playing as well and Uncle Jimmie might too. Two of Roosevelt's political essays are going to be published. Alice is visiting Grandmother Lee.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Polo; Polo ponies; Writing; American periodicals; Roosevelt, William Emlen, 1857-1930; Longworth, Alice Roosevelt, 1884-1980; Roosevelt, James Alfred, 1825-1898

Date: 1888-05-27

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about recent happenings in Oyster Bay, New York. Their brother, Elliot, has been very ill.  Roosevelt's friends Nellie Tyler and Henry Cabot Lodge have been visiting the family, and Roosevelt has spent time playing polo with the Underhills and others.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Sick; Entertaining; Polo; Polo ponies; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924

Date: 1888-06-17

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about his recent trips to New York and Yale University.  He met several friends for dinner while in New York and talks about buying a pony.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Dinners and dining; Ponies; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Yale University

Date: 1891-02-22

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt writes to Anna Roosevelt about recent happenings with wife Edith and himself.  They recently traveled to New York and spent several days entertaining guests. Roosevelt made a speech at the Federal Club dinner. Rob is still trying to sell his pony.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Entertaining; Dinners and dining; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Ponies; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1891-03-09

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Robert Harry Munro Ferguson

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Commissioner Roosevelt discusses polo ponies and their costs.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Polo; Polo ponies

Date: 1891-05-02

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about an issue regarding sister Corinne and her husband Douglas Robinson.  One of the Robinson's nurses became stricken with the measles so they sent her to Roosevelt's house without informing him.  They had to have the house fumigated and wife Edith was extremely upset. Roosevelt hired Winty Chanler's pony for the summer.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Dinners and dining; Measles virus; Ponies; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Robinson, Douglas, 1855-1918; Longworth, Alice Roosevelt, 1884-1980; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943; Chanler, Winthrop, 1863-1926

Date: 1891-05-04

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about traveling with her to an upcoming wedding. He also inquires about his polo pony "Pickles."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Weddings; Polo ponies

Date: 1892-05-21

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Robert Harry Munro Ferguson

Description:

Commissioner Roosevelt thanks Robert Harry Munro Ferguson for getting Pickle, Roosevelt's polo pony, in shape. He requests advice on what bit to use for Pickle and discusses the upcoming polo season. Roosevelt proposes that he and Ferguson undertake another hunt next year.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Polo ponies; Bits (Bridles); Polo; Polo players; Ranches; Hunting; Ferguson, Hector Munro, 1867-1951

Date: 1892-05-24

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