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Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) to Walter S. Field

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07733.02.1 Author/Creator: Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Place Written: The White Nile, Sudan Type: Typed letter signed Date: 10 March 1910 Pagination: 1 p. ; 21.3 x 26.2 cm

Summary of Content: asks that he appear for him in any suits that may be instituted against him as trustee for a Kickapoo indian named Wah-nah-ka.

Background Information:

People: Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Progressive EraPresidentLawAmerican Indian HistoryAfricaBoundary or Property DisputeLand TransactionVice President

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