From Harry S. Truman to Bess Wallace, February 18, 1919


Letter from Harry S. Truman to his fiancée Bess Wallace while Truman was in France near Bar-le-Duc. Truman asserts his intention to marry Bess as soon as he returns from Europe, even though he has no money, stating that, "I haven't any place to go but home and I'm busted financially but I love you as madly as a man can and I'll find all the other things."

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HST-FBP_6-18_01, Papers of Harry S. Truman Pertaining to Family, Business, and Personal Affairs
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