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The Life of

THEODORE ROOSEVELT

Twenty-fifth President of the United States

BY

MURAT HALSTEAD Author of " The Life of William McKinley,History of the War between the States," Story of Cuba,” “Story of the Philippines,

etc., etc., etc., etc.

Profusely Illustrated

1902 THE SAALFIELD PUBLISHING CO. CHICAGO AKRON, OHIO

New YORK

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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

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Hon. Theodore Roosevelt, XXVth President of the U. S.

Frontispiece Theodore Roosevelt, Father of President Theodore Roosevelt..

27 President Roosevelt's Birthplace, 28 E. 20th St., New York City..

30 Tranquillity,” Old Roosevelt Homestead on Long Island .

30 The Roosevelt Family Group..

34 Theodore Roosevelt as a Dakota Ranchman.

37 Theodore Roosevelt in the Garb of a Hunter..

37 Big Game Hunting ..

40 The Elk Horn Ranch.

43 Trophies of the Chase...

47 President McKinley and Vice-President Roosevelt at Canton...

63 Theodore Roosevelt at His Desk When Assistant Secretary of Navy.

72 The Long Look Ahead..

85 Lieutenant-Colonel Roosevelt and Two Rough Riders..

91 On an Inspection Tour.

99 Colonel Leonard Wood and Lieutenant-Colonel Theodore Roosevelt.

113 Theodore Roosevelt in Cuba....... New York's Farewell to Governor Roosevelt..

128 Theodore Roosevelt's Study in His Home at Oyster Bay..

144 Our Youngest President at His Busy Desk..

149 Theodore Jr. and Companion on Campus at Groton, Mass.

157 Stumping ....

160 Dedication of Pan-American Exposition, Vice-President Roosevelt Leads Procession 171 Colonel Roosevelt at Camp Wykoff, August, 1898..

179 Discussing the “Problems” iu the West...

196 Theodore Roosevelt Taking the Oath of Vice-President.

208 President. Roosevelt at Oyster Bay, Long Island ..

217 Speaking from the Rear of Special Train in the West, 1900.

224 President Roosevelt and Secretary Cortelyou..

230 Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt..

237 (v)

122

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At President McKinley's Funeral, Canton, Ohio...

245 President McKinley's Obsequies, President Roosevelt in the Middle Distance...... 248 President Roosevelt, Secretary Bliss, and General Wood.

252 President Roosevelt on His Favorite Horse......

258 Oyster Bay on North Shore of Long Island, Bathing Beach.

262 The Roosevelt Home at Oyster Bay.

262 Pursuits of Peace.

271 An Invitation to the White House...

286 Gifts to Charity from Mrs. Roosevelt.

293 Quentin and Kermit Roosevelt....

297 Governor Roosevelt and Major-General Roe at the Head of 22nd Regiment... 300 Library of the Wilcox Residence, Buffalo, Wherein President Roosevelt Took the Oath of Office.

310 Ethel and Archibald Roosevelt..

328 Sitting Room at Oyster Bay.. President Roosevelt at Yale's Bi-Centennial... Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. ...... Miss Alice Roosevelt... Christening of the German Emperor's Yacht at Shooter's Island..

382 Prince Henry's Arrival in Washington....

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