In the letter Charlie discusses his recent spell of typhoid fever; a case in which he prosecuted "some rascals for stealing and selling negroes"; a visit to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and his impressions of the city; and Frank's education, possibly at...
This letter was written while Bob Boykin was in the Army Air Forces during World War II. In it he urges his father to relax and recuperate. Bob appreciates Frank's desire to provide for the family, but he fears that too much work will kill him.
This letter was written after Lykes and Maxine Boykin, friends of Frank's, gave a party honoring the daughter of Congressman Mendel Rivers. In it Frank comments on the guests, food, and success of the event.
In this letter to his grandson, Frank sends news of family and friends. Most of the letter, however, gives anecdotes and memories about notable figures from Frank's career, particularly General Douglas MacArthur.