In the letter Boykin suggests that Governor Wallace's inaugural address be printed in a pamphlet "because many newspapers will only print excerpts and you might not understand the speech unless you have every word that our great fighting Governor...
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.
Much of the book is filled by visitors from Boykin's home district, but guests signed it at several significant social events as well. The pages here contain signatures of notable colleagues and acquaintances.
In this letter to Senator Russell of Georgia, Boykin discusses political division within Alabama and his own unsuccessful bid for reelection, and he praises Russell's abilities and efforts to promote Southern values.
Frank wrote this letter while Frances was living in New York City. He offers advice on finding a job and mentions acquaintances who might assist her. Though he commends her independence, he urges her not to be too proud to accept help from others.
Boykin sent this message after Alan Shepard, the first American launched into space, returned to Earth. In the telegram he congratulates the president on the successful journey and praises Shepard for his courage and accomplishment.
This letter was written shortly after the birth of Frank and Ocllo's first child, Frances. In it Frank expresses love and admiration for his wife and new daughter, who are away from home. A transcript of the letter is included.