In this letter to his son, Frank discusses the government's boat building contract with Higgins Industries, mentions recent appropriations for Mobile and the first district, and gives advice and anecdotes about education and business.
In this letter to his son, Frank explains the high cost of wartime travel and discusses purchasing land for his youngest son, Dick. While eager to help, Frank insists that the land belong to all four children and that the property remain intact.
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.
In this letter to his father, Dick discusses renovations on his property and possible business ventures. Particularly interesting is his mention of kudzu, which the federal government sanctioned during this time to combat soil erosion.
In this letter to his son, Frank puts Jack in charge of settling the titles on a large piece of property owned by the family. He writes that he is proud of his sons and wants them to handle the financial and legal details of his personal business.
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