Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to John Burroughs
John Burroughs's letter has raised some doubt in President Roosevelt regarding his sighting of a small flock of passenger pigeons. However, he saw around a dozen pigeons, both in the air and perched on a tree, with a "characteristically pigeon like attitude." The other possibility is doves but the birds Roosevelt saw were larger and in a flock. He will write and see if there were other sightings.
Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to John Burroughs.
Theodore Roosevelt Papers.
Library of Congress Manuscript Division.
Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library. Dickinson State University.
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U.S. President - 2nd Term (March 1905-February 1909)
Library of Congress Manuscript Division
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