Frank wrote this letter to his wife and children while at work in Washington, D.C. He discusses his legislative activity, mentions notable visitors and colleagues, and explains upcoming business deals.
"A gift for Sam Rayburn -- Washington, D.C. -- As a 'reward for putting up with us for all these years' appreciative Democrats present Minority Leader Sam Rayburn (D. Tex.) with a new Fleetwood Cadillac sedan in ceremony on Capitol Hill today (Jan....
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.
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 daughter and her family, Frank discusses the details of his granddaughter's trip to Europe and the preparations for her wedding. He also mentions a land deal in progress in Maryland.