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PAGE Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United States . . Frontispiece

Mr. Roosevelt’s Residence at Oyster Bay . . . . . . 40 Toom in Mr. Roosevelt's House at Oyster Bay . . . . 48

President Roosevelt in 1880, and also at the Age of Nine Years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64

Starting for the Hunt, Keystone Ranch . . . . . . 112 “Busting” a Broncho . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120 President Roosevelt on Horseback . . . . . . . . 144 President and Mrs. Roosevelt with Family . . . . . 160 Mr. Roosevelt at Home ... . . . . . . . . . . . 168 Mr. Roosevelt, as Assistant Secretary of the Navy . . . 208 Mr. Roosevelt in Rough Rider Uniform . . . . . . 224 Colonel Roosevelt as a Rough Rider . . . . . . . 232 Major-General Joseph Wheeler . . . . . . . . . . 240 The Charge up San Juan Hill . . . . . . 256

Landing at Montauk Point. Colonel Roosevelt and General Joseph Wheeler . . . . . . . . . . . . 280

William McKinley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 312 Colonel Roosevelt During the Campaign of 1900 . . . .344 A Fine Bobcat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 352 President Roosevelt Conferring with Senator Hanna . . .356 Exterior of Mr. Ansley Wilcox's Residence, at Buffalo .. 362 President Roosevelt at the Martyred President's Casket . 366 The Mountain Guide Finds Mr. Roosevelt in the Adirondacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 372 Library of Mr. Ansley Wilcox at Buffalo . . . . . . 376 The White House, Washington, D. C. - . . 384 Baby Quentin, the Youngest of President Roosevelt's Family . . . • - - - - - - . . . . . . 392 The New White House According to Mr. and Mrs. Mc. Kinley's Plans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 400 5

Who goes there ? An American!

Brain and spirit and brawn and heart. 'Twas for him that the nations spared

Each to the years its noblesł part; Till from the Dułch, the Gaul and Celt Blossomed the soul of Roosevelt.

Student, trooper and gentleman

Level-lidded with times and kings, His the voice for

a comrade's cheer His the ear when the saber rings. hero shades of the old days melt In the auick pulse of Roosevelt.

Hand that's molded to hilt of sword;

Heart that ever has laughed ał fear; Type and pattern of civic pride;

Wił and grace of the cavalier: All thał his fathers prayed and felt Gleams in the glance of Roosevelt.

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Who goes there? An American!
Man to the core

men should be Let him pass through the lines alone,

Type of the sons of Liberty. Here, where his fathers' fathers dwelt, ñonor and faith for Roosevelt!

GRACE DUFFIE BOYLAN.

INTRODUCTION BY GENERAL JOSEPH

WHEELER.

It is no flattery to say that Theodore Roosevelt possesses to a remarkable degree the best characteristics of the "typical American.” He is learned, cultured, progressive and brave, an athlete, sportsman, ranchman, author, orator, politician, statesman and soldier.

I first knew this distinguished gentleman when, in April, 1889, he appeared in Washington as one of the three commissioners of Civil Serv

ice.

He came with the high reputation acquired as leader in the New York Assembly at the age of twenty-three, as a prominent champion of reform and opponent of Blaine at the Chicago convention when only twenty-five; as a candidate for mayor of New York city when barely twentyeight, receiving as he did a larger percentage of votes than had ever before been polled by a Republican candidate, and as an author with

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