The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 48, July 1944 - April, 1945 Page: 192
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
And so ends my story of "When Elliott Roosevelt came to
Texas," but "as the mighty oak from the little acorn grew,"
so the seed of adventure implanted in Elliott Roosevelt at Fort
McKavett, Texas, sixty-eight years ago, grew until his brother,
Theodore, who was spurred to emulate his skill with guns and
horses, rose to be the twenty-fifth President of the United
States--the most travelled and adventurous of our Presidents.
Dictionary of American Biography, XVI, 19.
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Army, 1789-1903. Vol. I. Washington (Government Printing Office),
Hygiene of the U. S. Army, With Description of Military Posts. Washing-
ton (Government Printing Office), Cir. No. 8 S.G.O., 1875, p. 213-219.
Records of the War of the Rebellion, S. I. Vol. 38, Part V., 565.
Roosevelt, Anna Eleanor (ed.), Hunting Big Game in the 80's: Letters
of Elliott Roosevelt. New York (Scribners), 1933.
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on the Nueces," 276-284; 353-356.
San Antonio City Directory, 1877-78, p. 37.
With Biehl, a teamster, who lived at Fort McKavett from 1868 to 1928.
With Mrs. Florida Tunstall Sharpe, 804 Patterson Avenue, San Antonio
(the widow of Acting Assistant Surgeon Redford Sharpe U.S.M.C.,
who was stationed at Fort McKavett in the 70's).
From W. W. Collier, Mercedes, Texas (former Texas Ranger at Uvalde).
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