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M-047 William C. Boone, Correspondence, 1928-1930.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Letters written from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, by the Claiborne Parish state senator and attorney to his wife during the first two years of the Huey P. Long administration; correspondence deals with political matters including the impeachment proceedings against Governor Long. 1 folder.

BOX:001

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Two letters written in December 1928 to his wife indicating his disillusionment with Gov. Long and relating legislative actions opposing Long's plans on the floor of the Senate. Feels that he, Boone, is in an awkward position as a Long supporter.
Four letters of March and May 1929 dwelling on the political situation in the Capital, the desertion of Long by his former friends and his impeachment by the Legislature. Also mentions Long's decision to defend him.
Three letters written between July 1929 and September 1930 on political and personal matters. Mentions Long's latest political moves somewhat admiringly. Also writes of his own political and legal activities.


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