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M-538 Truman, Senator Harry S. Tax Liability Correspondence

ABSTRACT: Correspondence between Harry S. Truman and Walter C. Hecker regarding tax liability.

SCOPE: This collection includes two letters between Senator Harry S. Truman and Walter C. Hecker, President of the Curtis Manufacturing Company in St. Louis. In the first letter, dated January 25, 1938, Hecker discusses an article in the Saturday Evening Post regarding tax liability for the Curtis Publishing Company. Senator Truman’s response is dated January 29, 1938. The collection also includes a handwritten note from Hecker, written at different points in the 1950s, in which he discusses his thoughts on the correspondence.

EXTENT: One folder.

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PREFERRED CITATION: The preferred citation for this collection is “From the Special Collections of the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri – St. Louis."