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Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. Typed letter signed to Akeley on White House stationery, with two autograph emendations

Catalog Data

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
1 Item (Correspondence, 7 x 8.75 in.)
Item M001c
Archival materials
1909 Febrary 28
Scope and Contents note:
Acknowledges a model of an elephant's head and the description of how to make a "brain shot." Roosevelt expresses confidence that he is "competent" to get the elephants.
General note:
With original envelope. Response to Akeley's letter dated 26 February 1909 (M001b).
Collection Rights:
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Russell E. Train Africana collection / Series 5: Manuscripts
Archival Repository:
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