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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Archibald B. Roosevelt

Author:
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Date:
1918-04-28
Description:
Theodore Roosevelt was pleased to receive a letter from Archibald Roosevelt and is hosting Archie's family, Grace Lockwood Roosevelt and Archibald Roosevelt, at Sagamore Hill. Ethel Roosevelt Derby and Richard Derby also visited and Roosevelt was amused when Richard rode Archie's old pony, Algonquin. Kermit Roosevelt has been appointed a Captain of Artillery in the American Expeditionary Force and now all of Roosevelt's sons are fighting under the same flag. Ted Roosevelt is likely at the front with the 1st Division and Quentin Roosevelt is distressed at the lack of aircraft preventing him from serving at the front.
Subject:
World War (1914-1918), Convalescence, War wounds--Treatment, Armed Forces--Officers--Promotions, Military service, Voluntary, Military readiness, United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces, Roosevelt, Grace Lockwood, 1893-1971, Roosevelt, Archibald, 1918-1990, Roosevelt, Christine Kean, 1858-1936, Roosevelt, William Emlen, 1857-1930, Derby, Ethel Roosevelt, 1891-1977, Derby, Richard, 1914-1922, Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943, Roosevelt, Belle, 1892-1968, Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944, Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918
Partner:
Theodore Roosevelt Center
Rights:
Electronic copy sponsored by the Theodore Roosevelt Center at Dickinson State University. For reproduction or publication permission, contact the Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library. See the Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library Terms of Use for further copyright information.
Source:
http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o287409
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