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Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Meeting of the State Charities Aid Association

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Proceedings of the memorial meeting for Theodore Roosevelt (1831-1878). Printed for private circulation. Is missing some pages

Resource Type: Book

Subject: Meetings; Death and burial of a person; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878

Date: 1878-02-15

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to H. D. Minot

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt expresses his thanks to H. D. Minot and Mrs. Howe, but writes that he prefers to stay in his own room.  Roosevelt writes that Minot's letter cheered him up and discusses the loss of his father.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Death and burial of a person; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878

Date: 1878-02-20

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to H. D. Minot

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to H. D. Minot to express his sympathy and sadness over the death of Minot's mother.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Death and burial of a person

Date: 1880-07-05

An end to all disagreement

Description:

Print shows a group of men, probably President Garfield's physicians, exiting Francklyn Cottage where Garfield died. The men hold slips of paper that state "Self Exoneration". Three men standing on the left hold papers that state "Private Theory, Temperance Ideas, [and] Power of Prayer". (They may represent physicians that were dismissed when Garfield appeared to be recovering).

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Death and burial of a person; Physicians; Medical care; United States. President; Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881

Date: 1881-09-28

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to H. D. Minot

Description:

Assemblyman Roosevelt was grateful for the sympathy expressed by H. D. Minot on the death of Alice Lee Roosevelt. Presently, Roosevelt cannot bear to see much of anyone but hopes that soon he will see much of his old friend, Minot.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Death and burial of a person; Grief; Thank-you notes; Roosevelt, Alice Lee, 1861-1884

Date: 1884-02-21

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to H. D. Minot

Description:

Assemblyman Roosevelt was glad to hear from H. D. Minot and expects to see him at Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, this summer. Roosevelt intends to call his daughter Alice by the name Lee as, after the death of his wife Alice Lee Roosevelt, he could not have another, "not even her own child, bear her name."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Death and burial of a person; Fathers and daughters; Grief; Massachusetts--Chestnut Hill; Longworth, Alice Roosevelt, 1884-1980; Roosevelt, Alice Lee, 1861-1884

Date: 1884-03-09

In memoriam U. S. Grant

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Illustration shows the body of Ulysses S. Grant lying in state in front of an angel joining the hands of two female figures, one labeled "North" and the other labeled "South" under the heading "Let Us Have Peace." Mars sits on the left and "Clio" sits on the right, with an incense burner between them.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Death and burial of a person; Angels; Mars (Roman deity); Incense; Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885

Date: 1885-07-29

The old and the new year

Description:

Father Time presents the new year labeled "1886" to Puck standing in the foreground, holding his lithographic pencil. Behind him are scenes of events from 1885, such as President Cleveland's inauguration on March 4, Fredinand Ward's conviction and William Mahone's defeat, publication of Pope Leo XIII's "Encyclical" Immortale Dei, Louis Pasteur's anti-rabies vaccine, Chinese attacked in Rock Springs, Wyoming, and Tacoma, Washington Territory, and the Grim Reaper strikes down Ulysses S. Grant, Alfonso XII of Spain, William H. Vanderbilt, composer Leopold Damrosch, Cardinal McCloskey, Thomas Hendricks, and Victor Hugo. Fighting continues in Bulgaria, Sudan, Tonquin, and Spain.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: New Year; Father Time (Symbolic character); Grim Reaper (Symbolic character); Death and burial of a person; Imprisonment; War; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886; Leo XIII, Pope, 1810-1903; Hendricks, Thomas A. (Thomas Andrews), 1819-1885; McCloskey, John, Cardinal, 1810-1885; Vanderbilt, William H. (William Henry), 1821-1885; Alfonso XII, King of Spain, 1857-1885; Evarts, William Maxwell, 1818-1901; Damrosch, Leopold, 1832-1885; Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885; Pasteur, Louis, 1822-1895; Ward, Ferdinand De Wilton, 1851-1925

Date: 1885-12-30

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Frances Theodora Dana

Description:

Commissioner Roosevelt sends his condolences to Frances Theodora Dana after the death of her husband, William Starr Dana.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Condolence notes; Death and burial of a person; Dana, William Starr, 1843-1890

Date: 1890-01-10

Letter from Howard Eaton to William Wingate Sewall

Description:

Howard Eaton had to return to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to see his ailing mother. She passed away on February 9. They have had good winters in North Dakota but the range has become hardened. Commissioner Roosevelt has 350 to 400 cattle and sold half his horses. Sylvane M. Ferris and Arthur William Merrifield live at the old camp and intend to sell their stock this year. Joseph A. Ferris is still tending his store but will likely close soon. Eaton hopes to return to Idaho this fall for another hunting trip.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Death and burial of a person; Ranching; Cattle; Hunting; North Dakota--Medora; Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh; Idaho; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Ferris, Joseph A.; Ferris, Sylvane M.

Date: 1890-03-10

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