From Harry S. Truman to Bess W. Truman, May 11, 1933


Letter from Harry S. Truman at the Hotel Claridge in Saint Louis, Missouri to his wife Bess in Biloxi, Mississippi. In this letter, Truman updates Bess on his day and his on Jackson County Courthouse proposal. After the courthouse is complete, Truman exclaims that, "...I can probably retire to a quiet job and enjoy life a little bit with my family. Not that I'm not enjoying it now but it is sometimes pretty hard on head and nerves."

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St Louis, MO
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HST-FBP_8-03_01, Papers of Harry S. Truman Pertaining to Family, Business, and Personal Affairs
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