Truman, Harry S. Typed Letter Signed to Matthew Connelly. April 5, 1955, addressed to Matthew J. Connelly, his former appointments secretary. Truman declines Connelly’s offer of a car to travel from Kansas City to Washington D.C. He states: “ It is our opinion that we had better travel as private citizens in our usual manner… I think for the best interest of all concerned it had better not be done,” seeming to imply that a problem would be created if should accept the offer. Matthew J. Connelly was under federal prosecution during this period of McCarthyism, during which Truman and his administration was also a target. Very good.