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Letter from Michael J. Finnegan to Theodore Roosevelt

Finnegan, Michael J.
"Red-headed Mike Finnegan" writes Theodore Roosevelt from the State Penitentiary in Bismarck, North Dakota, where he was imprisoned for having stolen Roosevelt's boat on the Little Missouri River in April 1886. Finnegan asks Roosevelt's assistance in having his prison sentence commuted.
Theft, Boats and boating, Pardon, United States--Little Missouri River, North Dakota--Bismarck
Theodore Roosevelt Center
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