From Harry S. Truman to Bess W. Truman, September 28, 1939


Letter from Harry S. Truman in Washington D.C. to his wife Bess in Independence, Missouri. In this letter, Truman provides his personal account of the Grand Lodge of Missouri Convention in Saint Louis, Missouri and his successful election to Deputy Master. Truman says, "If my friends hadn't put forth such an effort for me I'd have told 'em to go to hell with the office - and I almost did anyway. I'm glad now I didn't."

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HST-FBP_10-80_01, Papers of Harry S. Truman Pertaining to Family, Business, and Personal Affairs
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