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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In this letter to his daughter, Frank describes an enclosed letter by Anne Boykin Murphy, who studied Boykin genealogy. He also discusses recent and upcoming appropriations for Mobile and the first district.
In this letter to his two granddaughters, Frank discusses their weekly allowance and asks about their plans for the summer. He also mentions pictures taken by Bill Shrout, a photographer for the Saturday Evening Post.