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Letter from President Theodore Roosevelt to Joe Ferris
Letter from President Theodore Roosevelt to Joe Ferris
TitleLetter from President Theodore Roosevelt to Joe Ferris
Date of Original1907-10-30
CreatorRoosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Creator RoleAuthor
DescriptionThis letter was written by Theodore Roosevelt to Joe Ferris during his presidency. It contains information about the death of an animal. The message is typed on a document with a printed letterhead. The signature is handwritten.
General SubjectPolitics & Government
Subject (LCTGM)Animals
Personal NameRoosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Ferris, Joe
Organization NameWhite House (Washington, D.C.)
LocationWashington (D.C.)
Medora (N.D.)
Billings County (N.D.)
Item NumberTRMF-107
Format of OriginalDocuments
Dimensions of Original18 x 22.5 cm
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryJoe Ferris acted as Theodore Roosevelt's hunting guide during his first visit to the Badlands of Dakota Territory. Ferris and his brother Sylvane were from New Brunswick, Canada and came to the Badlands in 1881. While president, Roosevelt named Joe Ferris postmaster in Medora.
Bibliographic ReferenceRoger L. Di Silvestro, Theodore Roosevelt in the Badlands: A Young Politician's Quest for Recovery in the American West (New York: Walker & Company, 2011), 44-46.
Repository InstitutionTheodore Roosevelt Medora Collection
Repository CollectionTheodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation Collection
Credit LineTheodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation (TRMF-107)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Ordering InformationTheodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation
Attn: Kinley Slauter
P.O. Box 198
301 5th Street
Medora, ND 58645
(701) 623-4444
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2009-2010 NAR10-RC-10062-09
Digital IDdmTRMF107
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