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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Kermit Roosevelt

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
President Roosevelt awaits Kermit's decision whether to stay at Groton School for his final year. Roosevelt, Edith, and Ethel sailed down to Hampton Roads for Decoration Day. Roosevelt gave a speech at Hampton Institute. Roosevelt also mentions riding the new horse and the slow pace of Congress, and urges Kermit to read Thomas Carlyle.
Memorial Day, Speeches, addresses, etc., Presidents' pets, Horses, Books and reading, Legislation, Virginia--Port of Hampton Roads, Groton School, Hampton Institute, Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948, Derby, Ethel Roosevelt, 1891-1977, Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881
Theodore Roosevelt Center
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