Correspondence XIV

Richard J. O'Melia Collection

  1. "Yale, Wilson, Summers, & Yale"
    Date: February 11, 1954
    From: Sunshine Summers
    To: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Invites O'Melia to visit her law firm in California.

  2. "Leo Haskell Co. Real Estate"
    Date: August 21, 1953
    From: Leo E. Haskell
    To: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Refers to an enclosed deed and sales agreement to be signed by Jane O'Melia. Gives some final details concerning sale.

  3. "Kay, Dunphy & Kay"
    Date: March 3, 1953
    From: Ward Dunphy
    To: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Discusses an enclosed stockholder agreement.

  4. "Smith and Sovik"
    Date: September 7, 1953
    From: Laurence Sovik
    To: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Discusses arrangements to exchange golf clubs.

  5. "Dear Dick" (handwritten note)
    Date: November 10, 1953
    From: Leo E. Haskell
    To: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: States that the enclosed document is something that Haskell forgot to send. Attached is a copy of a mortgage agreement.

  6. "Pratt Institute"
    Date: January 14, 1954
    From: Francis H. Horn, President, Pratt Institute
    To: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Refers to an enclosed document (?) which he found among some things left at the house.

  7. "Paul M. Deac"
    Date: January 15, 1954
    From: Paul M. Deac
    To: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Asks O'Melia to look into why Deac has not received the money owed to him by the Subcommittee.

  8. "Taft, Stettinius & Hollister"
    Date: February 2, 1954
    From: Robert T. Keeler
    To: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Thanks O'Melia for recent letter and enclosures.

  9. "Robert A. Vogeler"
    Date: April 16, 1954
    From: Robert A. Vogeler
    To: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Thanks O'Melia for letter and copy of McCarthy's speech on Edward R. Murrow.

  10. " M E M O R A N D U M " (copy)
    Date: May 14, 1954
    From: George M. Crump
    To: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Reports that some gentlemen he met at the Mayflower Hotel told him that Allen Dulles and Sullivan and Cromwell law firm in New York had connections to Dean Acheson and his law firm.

  11. "The American Legion"
    Date: October 27, 1954
    From: Brad
    To: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Expresses support for Senator McCarthy and confidence that he will not be censured. States that the American Legion is sending out wires to other Senators voicing this opinion.

  12. "St. Patrick's Church" (handwritten note)
    Date: October 29, 1954
    From: Monsignor Barry
    To: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Refers to two enclosed checks for $100.00.

  13. "General Tire Service, Inc."
    Date: November 10, 1954
    From: Michael O'Neil
    To: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Refers to an enclosed check for $100.00 requested by Monsignor Barry.

  14. "Tokyo, Japan"
    Date: November 1, 1954
    From: D.
    To: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Refers to two enclosed believed to be of interest to O'Melia, a copy of a card circulated in Japan during Adlai Stevenson's world tour and a copy of the Asahi Evening News that refers to U.S. interference with British trade with China.

  15. "Robert A. Vogeler"
    Date: November 27, 1954
    From: Robert A. Vogeler
    To: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Thanks O'Melia for letter and favors and states that he will be visiting Washington D.C. soon.

  16. "Free Men Speak, A Newsletter of Opinion"
    Date: November 25, 1954
    From: Phoebe Greene Courtney
    To: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Reports the activities and support given to pro-McCarthy organizations in Louisiana. Attached are two articles from local papers describing the activities of pro-McCarthy organizations.

  17. "Robert A. Vogeler"
    Date: November 29, 1954
    From: Pia M. Eykens
    To: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Discusses arrangements and plans for Father Martiin-Artajo's visit.

  18. "Leedom-O'Connor & Noyes Co."
    Date: March 1, 1955
    From: Leedom-O'Connor & Noyes Insurance Co.
    To: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Contains a bill for $10.00.

  19. "The Commonwealth of Massachusetts"
    Date: April 13, 1955
    From: Thomas H. Bresnahan, Counsel, Special Commission to Study and Investigate Communism and Subversive Activities and Related Matters, in the Commonwealth
    To: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Replies that he will forward copies of their report to the Legislature as soon as it is filed.

  20. "April 19, 1955" (two copies)
    Date: April 19, 1955
    From: Richard J. O'Melia
    To: E.W. Garrett, Chief Probation Officer, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
    Content: States that from his meetings with Randy Hamilton he believes Hamilton to be courteous and professional.

  21. "August 25, 1955"
    Date: August 25, 1955
    From: Richard J. O'Melia
    To: Jackson R. Lynn
    Content: Refers to an enclosed cashier's check for $577.68, and requests that his address record be corrected.

  22. "Law Office Arlo McKinnon"
    Date: June 18, 1956
    From: Arlo McKinnon
    To: Ward Dunphy and Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Refers to enclosed checks for $125.00 for service rendered on the Zwicke case.

  23. "Murphy's Clothing - Furniture - Sportswear - Shoes"
    Date: January 1, 1957
    From: Murphy's
    To: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Contains a bill for $33.44.

  24. "The Columban Fathers"
    Date: January 29, 1957
    From: Reverand Peter McPartland, J.C.D., Director
    To: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Thanks O'Melia for a letter and states that historical notes and Crest of the O'Melia family have been sent to O'Melia under a different cover.

  25. "United States Civil Service Commission"
    Date: (?)
    From: (?)
    To: Director, Eleventh U.S. Civil Service Region
    Content: Contains the application of Edith Wittschau Kane.

  26. "February 4, 1957"
    Date: February 4, 1957
    From: Glenn E. Shriver
    To: Senator John L. McClellan
    Content: Concerning alleged bribery and collusion of government purchasing officers in the Air Force.

  27. "Special Report" (handwritten letter)
    Date: February 9, 1957
    From: Bud
    To: Richard and Jane O'Melia
    Content: Thanks the O'Melia's for consideration and sympathy shown after the death of his son, Al.

  28. "Law Offices of O'Meila & Kaye"
    Date: March 11, 1957
    From: A.J. O'Melia
    To: Richard O'Melia
    Content: Gives details concerning the death and funeral of a family member named May, and discusses candidates Richard O'Melia is considering to fill a political position, including Bowman and Kohler.

  29. "Commercial Cables"
    Date: September 25, 1955
    From: James Kellis
    To: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: States that an urgent cable was received from Doctor William Morgan who wishes O'Melia to contact him.

  30. "United States Senate"
    Date: (?)
    From: V.
    To: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: States that he or she was glad to read material which contains suggestions for A.G.

  31. "Dear Mr. O'Melia:"
    Date: (?)
    From: (?)
    To: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Reports what the writer has on file for representative Mike Mansfield.

  32. "Monday"
    Date: March 11, 1957 (date of postage)
    From: Mother (O'Melia)
    To: Richard and Jane O'Melia
    Content: Discusses the well-being and activities of family members.


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