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President Theodore Roosevelt letter to Senator Chauncey Depew
President Theodore Roosevelt letter to Senator Chauncey Depew
TitlePresident Theodore Roosevelt letter to Senator Chauncey Depew
Date of Original1904-04-11
CreatorRoosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Creator RoleAuthor
DescriptionThis letter was written to Chauncey Depew by Theodore Roosevelt during his presidency. The letter contains information about Depew sending a copy of a speech at the request of Roosevelt. The message is typed on a document with a printed letterhead. The signature is handwritten.
Subject (LCTGM)Politics & government
Politicians
Speechwriting
Personal NameRoosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Depew, Chauncey M., 1834-1928
Organization NameWhite House (Washington, D.C.)
LocationWashington (D.C.)
Decade1900-1909
Item NumberTRMF-119
Format of OriginalDocuments
Correspondence
Dimensions of Original18 x 22.5 cm
NotesTitle created by staff.
Chauncey Depew was a politician from New York.
Biography/HistoryTheodore Roosevelt was born into a prestigious New York family on October 27, 1858. In 1876 he began attending Harvard and married Alice Hatheway Lee on October 27, 1880. One daughter was born to their union. He then worked in the New York Assembly in the early years of his political career. From 1883 on Roosevelt made several visits to the Badlands for the purposes of ranching, hunting, and adventure. Roosevelt owned the Chimney Butte and the Elkhorn Ranches. It was in the Badlands that he became acquainted with Joe and Sylvane Ferris, brothers from Canada. Additionally, Roosevelt was a contemporary of the Marquis de Mores. In 1886, Roosevelt married Edith Kermit Carow as a result of his first wife dying. They went on to have five children. Theodore Roosevelt spent the rest of his life as a politician. He served as President of the United States from 1901 to 1909. He passed away in 1919.
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), 8, 11, 20, 23, 26, 39, 44-46, 61, 231, 257-236.
Repository InstitutionTheodore Roosevelt Medora Collection
Repository CollectionTheodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation Collection
Credit LineTheodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation (TRMF-119)
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 IDdmTRMF119
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