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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Sylvane Ferris
Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Sylvane Ferris
TitleLetter from Theodore Roosevelt to Sylvane Ferris
Date of Original1918-07-26
CreatorRoosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Creator RoleAuthor
DescriptionThis letter was written by Theodore Roosevelt to Sylvane Ferris. It contains information about Mr. Ferris and his wife visiting Theodore Roosevelt. In addition, the letter discusses Roosevelt's sons and World War I. The message is typed on a document with a printed letterhead. The signature is handwritten.
Subject (LCTGM)Family
Subject (LCSH)World War, 1914-1918
Personal NameRoosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Ferris, Sylvane
Organization NameOyster Bay (Long Island, N.Y.)
LocationDickinson (N.D.)
Long Island (N.Y.)
Decade1910-1919
Item NumberTRMF-109
Format of OriginalDocuments
Correspondence
Dimensions of Original17.5 x 24.5 cm
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistorySylvane Ferris and his brother Joe came from New Brunwick, Canada to the Badlands in 1881. Sylvane acted as Roosevelt's manager for the Maltese Cross and Elkhorn Ranch. During his presidency, Theodore Roosevelt had Sylvane run the Land Office 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), 44-45, 257.
Repository InstitutionTheodore Roosevelt Medora Collection
Repository CollectionTheodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation Collection
Credit LineTheodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation (TRMF-109)
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
kinleys@medora.com
LanguageEnglish
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2009-2010 NAR10-RC-10062-09
Digital IDdmTRMF109
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