Frank Harper informs Doctor Curtis that Theodore Roosevelt appreciated his letter, but that Roosevelt is unable to make commitments to attend dinners. Harper also writes that Roosevelt will not be bringing back pickled or dried meats from Africa.
On behalf of Theodore Roosevelt, Frank Harper thanks Doctor Curtis for his letter. He informs Curtis that Roosevelt will accept the position of Vice President of the Canadian Camp, so long as his membership does not require him to contribute funds or time to the Camp.
Frank Harper writes to Mrs. S. G. Francis to inform her that he has received only one letter from her, although she claims to have posted several. Harper also cannot find the manuscript Mrs. Francis sent to Theodore Roosevelt, and urges her not to send Roosevelt manuscripts without his permission.