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  • Folder Title: Personal
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    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Jack Boykin.

    • 1947 June 15
    • 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.
    • Q5870 - Q5873
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Sandra Lee Smith.

    • 1964 January 14
    • In this letter Frank tries to dissuade his granddaughter from smoking and warns her of the dangers of tobacco, citing medical authorities and personal experience. The message presents an unusual perspective for the time in which it was written.
    • Q5952 - Q5956
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Alphonse Lucas.

    • 1969 March 5
    • In this letter to his former personal secretary, Boykin thanks him for the birthday telegram he sent and gives a report on his health. Lucas worked with Boykin for over fifty years.
    • Q5988
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Bob Boykin.

    • 1942 July 29
    • 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.
    • Q5848 - Q5851
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Frances Boykin.

    • 1937 May 27
    • 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.
    • Q5806 - Q5807
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Ocllo and Frances Boykin.

    • 1915 August 10
    • 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.
    • Q5800 - Q5805
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Ocllo Boykin and children.

    • 1940 October 10
    • In this letter Frank discusses an upcoming trip to the southwestern United States. There he will attend to business matters and meet with fellow congressmen, but he also intends to relax and hunt.
    • Q5823 - Q5826
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Frank W. Boykin, Jr.

    • 1939 January 8
    • This letter was written to Frank W. Boykin, Jr., a few days before he died in a shooting mishap. It gives instructions for sending his youngest brother to be with his parents in Washington, D. C.
    • Q5815
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Bob Boykin.

    • 1941 January 23
    • In this letter to his son, Frank describes the presidential inauguration of 1941, offers advice on purchasing a new car, recounts a hunt at the McIntosh lodge, and mentions recent acquisitions for Mobile.
    • Q5838 - Q5841
    • Letter from Dick Boykin to Frank W. Boykin.

    • 1946 March 21
    • 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.
    • Q5858 - Q5869
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Bob Boykin.

    • 1942 September 28
    • 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.
    • Q5852 - Q5853
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Riley and Frances Smith.

    • 1953 July 16
    • Frank wrote this letter to Riley and Frances while their daughter Ocllo was visiting her grandparents in Washington, D.C. He describes their outings and also mentions his role in getting a prisoner released from the Atlanta penitentiary.
    • Q5876 - Q5878

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