Letter from Harry S. Truman in Washington D.C. to his wife Bess in Independence, Missouri. In this letter, Truman shows his commitment to the state and his ideals: "I went into the R.R. business again today and I think got some more real information. I have a notion it didn't please Mr. [William T.] Kemper [Sr.] very much. But I can't help it. I'm not working for him. I'm working for Missouri."
Letter from Harry S. Truman in Washington D.C. to his wife Bess in Independence, Missouri. In this letter, Truman updates Bess on his day and then shows his political persistence: "If I quit this thing now, they'll say that Kemper and the Boss pulled me off, and I'm going to go through with it if I don't get home at all."
Letter from William T. Kemper, Sr. of the Commerce Trust Company to Harry S. Truman congratulating him on his Democratic nomination for Judge of Jackson County, Missouri.
A "thank you" letter from Harry S. Truman to William T. Kemper, Sr. for Kemper's congratulations of Truman's win for Democratic nominee of Jackson County Judge.