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 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 after Frank returned from traveling out west. In it he describes his trip, discusses pending business deals, and gives instructions for repairing the McIntosh lodge for the upcoming hunting season.
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.
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.