From Harry S. Truman to Bess W. Truman, May 3, 1933


Letter from Harry S. Truman in Independence, Missouri to his wife Bess in Biloxi, Mississippi. In this letter, Truman updates Bess on his day and with county matters, saying that, "The sheriff has... closed the Independence jail. He thinks he'll cripple the road work. I'm not sorry he closed the jail because we don't need two and it will give me an excuse to cut some more expense."

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Independence, MO
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HST-FBP_7-92_01, Papers of Harry S. Truman Pertaining to Family, Business, and Personal Affairs
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