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Letter to Sylvane Ferris from Theodore Roosevelt
Letter to Sylvane Ferris from Theodore Roosevelt
TitleLetter to Sylvane Ferris from Theodore Roosevelt
Date of Original1912-03-25
CreatorRoosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Creator RoleAuthor
DescriptionThis letter was written by Theodore Roosevelt to Sylvane Ferris. It includes information regarding work done by Ferris in North Dakota. The message is typed on a document with a printed letterhead. A few words are handwritten, including the signature.
General SubjectWork Life
Subject (LCTGM)Friendship
Business enterprises
Public speaking
Personal NameRoosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Ferris, Sylvane
LocationNew York (N.Y.)
Dickinson (N.D.)
AddressNew York (N.Y.) - Fourth Avenue
Item NumberTRMF-117
Format of OriginalDocuments
Dimensions of Original19.5 x 24 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-117)
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 IDdmTRMF117
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