Public Papers of Harry S. Truman, 1945

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Author: Harry S Truman  | Date: May 23, 1945

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Letter Accepting Resignation of Francis Biddle as the Attorney General.
May 23, 1945

Dear Francis:

In accepting your resignation, I desire to express my appreciation of the patriotic services which you have rendered to your country during the war and during the days when we were preparing for the war.

I shall always look back with pleasure upon my association with you while I was in the Senate as well as during the past months.

I hope that you will have continued happiness and success in your future work, and I trust that I may have the privilege of consulting you in the future whenever occasion arises.

I am making your resignation effective July 1, 1945.
Very sincerely yours,
HARRY S. TRUMAN

NOTE: Attorney General Biddle served from September 5, 1941, through June 30, 1945. His letter of resignation, dated May 21, 1945, was released with the President’s reply.

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Chicago: Harry S Truman, "36 Letter Accepting Resignation of Francis Biddle as the Attorney General.," Public Papers of Harry S. Truman, 1945 in Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Harry S Truman, 1945 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), Pp.589-590 Original Sources, accessed October 3, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=KPWLALCP4LYPYH4.

MLA: Truman, Harry S. "36 Letter Accepting Resignation of Francis Biddle as the Attorney General." Public Papers of Harry S. Truman, 1945, in Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Harry S Truman, 1945 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), Pp.589-590, Original Sources. 3 Oct. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=KPWLALCP4LYPYH4.

Harvard: Truman, HS, '36 Letter Accepting Resignation of Francis Biddle as the Attorney General.' in Public Papers of Harry S. Truman, 1945. cited in , Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Harry S Truman, 1945 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), Pp.589-590. Original Sources, retrieved 3 October 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=KPWLALCP4LYPYH4.