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38[tr-m] Re: Presidential Letterhead

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  • Linda E. Milano
    Mar 6, 2000
      TR did not have the Great Seal of the United States on his presidential
      letterhead...

      Best wishes from Oyster Bay,

      Linda Milano
      Assistant Director TRA@...
      Theodore Roosevelt Association (516) 921-6319
      P.O. Box 719 FAX: (516) 921-6481
      Oyster Bay, NY 11771-0719 www.theodoreroosevelt.org

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Mary Beth Smith <MaryBeth_Smith@...>
      To: <tr-m@egroups.com>
      Sent: Sunday, March 05, 2000 2:06 PM
      Subject: [tr-m] Re: Presidential Letterhead


      > I have a book called Ranching with Roosevelt. There is a photocopy of a
      > letter from TR on page 341. It looks like this:
      >
      > THE WHITE HOUSE
      > WASHINGTON
      >
      > February 21, 1909
      >
      > My dear Lang:
      > I wish I could do as you propose, but I simply have not the power. We
      > cannot make game preserves save in a rather round about way and under
      wholly
      > exeptional conditiontions. [wholly is crossed out-wrong spelling and he
      > corrected it in heavy black ink himself] All I can do is to refer your
      > letter to Hart Merriam, the head of the biological Survay, to see if there
      > is by any chance some way of bringing about what you desire, (black
      > squiqqle over a typo) which has not occurred to me.
      > It was good to hear from you.
      > Faithfully yours,
      > Theodore Roosevelt
      >
      > Mr. Lincoln A. Lang,
      > yule,
      > Billings County, N. Dak.
      > it is on a plain sheet of paper except that the words THE WHITE HOUSE
      > WASHINGTON are printed in bold on the top left side. WASHINGTON under THE
      > WHITE HOUSE. under the E in WHITE.
      > Hope this helps.
      >
      >
      >
      > On Sat, 04 Mar 2000 18:24:36 -0800, tr-m@egroups.com wrote:
      >
      > >
      > > hi!
      > >
      > > I am researching what a leeter from TR would have looked like!! Did
      > > it have a White House Emblem on top? A Seal? ...and also the envelope
      > > it would have been sent in...would that have had a seal of some sort??
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Thanks in advnce
      > >
      > >
      > > << File Attachment Removed: "text/html" >>
      >
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