Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Roosevelt, Robert Barnwell

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ROOSEVELT, ROBERT BARNWELL, an American lawyer; born in New York City, Aug. 7, 1829. He was an enthusiastic sportsman, and published: “The Game Fish of North America” (1860); “The Game Birds of the North” (1866); “Superior Fishing” (1866); “Florida and the Game Water Birds” (1868); “Five Acres Too Much” (1869), a satire provoked by Edmund Morris's “Ten Acres Enough”; and “Progressive Petticoats,” a satire on female physicians. He died June 14, 1906.