The note, in its entirety says,
"My Dear Sir:
I have been greatly interested in your pamphlet on the Frontier. It comes
at the right time for me, for I intend to make use of it in writing the
third volume of my "Winning of the West," of course making full
acknowledgement. I think you have struck some first class ideas, and have
put into definite shape a good deal of thought which has been floating
around rather loosely.
Very sincerely yours,"
The note is on pg 363 of volume one of TR's letters as edited by Elting
>From: Stephen Menitove <menitove@...>
>To: TRM List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: [tr-m] TR letter to Frederick Jackson Turner
>Date: Sat, 17 Mar 2001 15:46:07 -0500
>I have seen reference to a letter written by TR to Frederick Jackson
>Turner dated February 10, 1894 in which he praises Turner for his ideas
>on the frontier, "you have struck some first
>class ideas, and put into definite shape a good deal of thought which
>been floating around rather loosely." I have been unable to find a
>complete copy of this letter. Any help in locating the complete letter
>would be appreciated.
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