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[Letter from Truett Latimer to Frank Smith, January 29, 1957]

Description: Letter from Truett Latimer to Frank Smith discussing H.B. #28, which was proposed by Paul Brashear and pertains to the 42nd Judicial District Court. Latimer asks Smith to present the proposed bill to the Taylor County Bar Association to get feedback on which way Latimer should vote.
Date: January 29, 1957
Creator: Latimer, Truett
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Truett Latimer to Evan A. Reiff, March 29, 1957]

Description: Letter from Truett Latimer to Dr. Evan A. Reiff acknowledging the receipt of a congratulatory telegram and expressing Latimer's appreciation for Reiff's confidence in his work. Latimer also includes a satirical poem about politics and writes that he hopes to be working again full time after a 120-day limit.
Date: March 29, 1957
Creator: Latimer, Truett
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from O. F. DIngler and Albert F. Tucker to Truett Latimer, April 29, 1957]

Description: Letter from O. F. Dingler and Albert F. Tucker to Truett Latimer discussing three bills related to alcohol regulation. They ask Latimer to oppose Senate Bill 451 (successor of Senate Bill 214, called the "Falstaff Bill"), which they believe is a test "wet and dry measure," and Senate Bill 353/House Bill 777, which are out of committee. They also ask him to support House Bill 487, which will get beer and liquor out of grocery stores, drive-in grocery stores, and super markets.
Date: April 29, 1957
Creator: Dingler, O. F. & Tucker, Albert F.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Truett Latimer to Carlton Wainscott, March 29, 1957]

Description: Letter from Truett Latimer to Carlton Wainscott discussing unnamed legislation to increase teachers' salaries. Latimer writes that the legislature recognizes the needs of the bill and will likely pass it in the current session.
Date: March 29, 1957
Creator: Latimer, Truett
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Gus S. Wortham to Truett Latimer, January 29, 1957]

Description: Letter from Gus S. Wortham to Truett Latimer discussing Senate Bill 26 by Senator Secrest and House Bill 27 by Representative Talasek, which would amend the Texas Automobile Rating Law. Wortham writes that the Association of Texas Fire & Casualty Companies is unanimously opposed to the bills as written and includes a list of the companies that are members of the association. He mentions that additional material is enclosed that explains Texas insurance companies are against the legislation and asks Latimer to oppose the bills when they come up for a vote.
Date: January 29, 1957
Creator: Wortham, Gus S.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Truett Latimer to Mrs J. Glenn Tallant, March 29, 1957]

Description: Letter from Truett Latimer to Mrs. J. Glenn Tallant discussing House Bill 8, which would raise teachers' salaries. Latimer writes that once the General Appropriations Bill has passed legislators can address teacher's pay, which he believes will pass. Latimer also mentions that Tallant previously requested two bills by statute numbers but that he needs the bill numbers in order to send her copies.
Date: March 29, 1957
Creator: Latimer, Truett
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Truett Latimer to D. P. Russey, January 29, 1957]

Description: Letter from Truett Latimer to D. P. Russey forwarding him the January edition of the Texas Tax Journal, which includes an article about the purchase of printing by the state of Texas.
Date: January 29, 1957
Creator: Latimer, Truett
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Truett Latimer to Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Sanford, March 29, 1957]

Description: Letter from Truett Latimer to Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Sanford discussing House Bill, which would give Texas teachers a substantial raise. Latimer writes that once the General Appropriations Bill has passed legislators can consider H.B. 8, which he plans to support. He also mentions that he supported the Teacher Retirement Amendment in the previous session and that he opposes proposed school consolidation recommended by the State Board of Education, which he feels would destroy smaller communities.
Date: March 29, 1957
Creator: Latimer, Truett
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Truett Latimer to Bill E. Read, January 29, 1957]

Description: Letter from Truett Latimer to Bill E. Read discussing unnamed legislation to consolidate schools recommended by the Texas Board of Education. Latimer writes that he believes the bill would close smaller schools and destroy smaller communities and that he will do everything he can to defeat it.
Date: January 29, 1957
Creator: Latimer, Truett
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Truett Latimer to Herschel Schooley, January 29, 1957]

Description: Letter from Truett Latimer to Herschel Schooley, director of the Department of Defense's Office of Public Information, thanking him for sending "some good information on Charlie Pond," asking that he forward any news items "that will be of interest to Hardin-Simmons Exes," and discussing the relationship between Dyess Air Force Base and Abilene.
Date: January 29, 1957
Creator: Latimer, Truett
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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