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[Letter] 1963 May 14, Washington D.C., [to] Tad [Francis E. Walter] / Hale Boggs, M.C.

Title: [Letter] 1963 May 14, Washington D.C., [to] Tad [Francis E. Walter] / Hale Boggs, M.C.
Personal Author: Boggs, Thomas Hale, Sr., (1914 - 197[2]).
Date: 1963 May 14.
Extent: [1] leaf.
Dimensions: 20 x 27 cm.
General Note: The letter is written on Congress of the United States, House of Representatives letterhead. See also Boggs' biography and a guide to research collections of his papers (http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=B000594), as well as Walter's (http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000108).
Abstract: Boggs declares his intention of visiting Walter in the hospital in a day or two, calling him "one of the most effective members of the House" whose presence has been missed tremendously. Hale closes by asserting, "One of the nicest experiences in my life has been your warm and continuing friendship. It is something that I treasure more than I can possibly tell you." A Representative from Louisiana who served in World War II, Boggs spent fifteen terms in Congress, serving as the majority whip and the majority leader. Fellow Democrat, Congressman Walter served in World War II and as a Representative from Pennsylvania in the seventy-third and fifteen succeeding Congresses, serving from 1933 until his death May 31, 1963. Walter also acted as chairman of the Committee on Un-American Activities.
Personal Subject: Boggs, Thomas Hale, Sr., (1914 - 197[2])-- Correspondence.
Corporate Subject: United States. Congress. House.
Subject: Friendship
Politicians-- United States.
Recipient: Walter, Francis E. (Francis Eugene), 1894-1963.
 

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