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2514Re: TR and the Vanderbilts

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  • chiponthecape
    Jul 17 3:22 AM
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      Garry - This is a great lead. Thanks much. Chip

      --- In tr-m@yahoogroups.com, Garry Austin <garryraustin@...> wrote:
      > Good morning,
      > In my TR collection I have a book;
      > Vanderbilt, Jr., Cornelius. FAREWELL TO FIFTH AVENUE. New York: Simon And Schuster, 1935. Third printing. Octavo, red cloth with a paper label. 267pp. with index. Photographs. Very good. Part of the book is reminiscences of TR and his sons by Vanderbilt
      > It would be worth getting a copy at the library and scanning the index. There were several TR references and I remember them as warm.
      > Best, GA
      > ________________________________
      > From: chiponthecape <chip@...>
      > To: tr-m@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Friday, July 13, 2012 5:27 PM
      > Subject: [tr-m] TR and the Vanderbilts
      > I'm now working on Book #2 to be called "Quentin and Flora." Flora Payne Whitney, Quentin's fiancee, was a Vanderbilt, great-great-grandaughter of the Commodore and granddaughter of CV II. I want to explore the relationship between the Roosevelts and Vanderbilts but information appears to be scarce. Were they the Montagues and the Capulets or something else? Any guidance for me?
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