Election Frauds--1936

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Judgments and commitments in Criminal Case No. 13770: United States vs. John P. Lynch, Lillie Current, Jack Cole, Edna Green, Esther Halbert, and Evelyn Parker, defendants.

Indictment in Criminal Case No. 13740: United States vs. P. H. Slattery, M. J. Donahue, J. C. Brossman, and James Regan, defendants. The defendants were charged with conspiring to impede citizens' right to vote and have that vote truthfully counted in the 21th Precinct of the 5th Ward during the November 3, 1936 election.

Verdict in the trial of Criminal Case No. 13648: United States vs. Edson M. Walker, Loretta McEntee, Chloe G. Albright, Elijah Burke, Anna V. O'Laughlin, Tessie Mears, and John L. Drummond, defendants. Walker and Drummond were found guilty in the second count of the indictment. McEntee, Burke, and O'Laughlin received no verdict.

Letter from Joseph Morton to Missouri gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark, urging him to address the problem of fraudulent voting perpetuated by Democrats.

Response letter from Governor Park to Guy Peabody asserting that, if reports of election fraud are true, they will be handled by the authorities.

Letter from H. V Shirts to Guy B. Park, refuting the governor's previous claims that election fraud was not a concern in Kansas City.

Letter from gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark to Tom Pendergast, asking for assistance in setting up a meeting with Kansas City labor leaders.

Letter from Arthur Freund to Arthur Vanderbilt describing the legal justification for pursuing election fraud cases in Kansas City.

Letter from Mrs. Nettie C. Alvey to Guy B. Park regarding election fraud and writing that she hopes he can ensure a fair election on November 8.

Letter from Jim Hurst to gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark, updating him on Pendergast machine activities throughout the state. He reports that Tom Pendergast likes Stark very much and want to deliver Kansas City for him in the election.

Letter from Homer B. Mann to Jesse Barrett, describing a recent publication about a Thomas Hart Benton mural as well as his feelings about voting fraud in Kansas City during the recent election.

Letter to Lloyd Stark in which W. M. Ledbetter informs him of information about Republican misdeeds in St. Louis, which may serve to distract the public from complaints about Stark's apparent affiliation with Tom Pendergast.

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