Letter from Orville Chowning to Governor Lloyd C. Stark requesting campaign literature from the James Douglas campaign to counteract efforts for James Billings in Madison. He writes that a local Pendergast leader "has had Judge Billings on exhibition here. Don't think he made any too good an impression."
Missouri Supreme Court Primary 1938
Letter from Jesse Barret to I. N. Wilson discussing efforts to build a coalition in opposition to the Pendergast Machine. He also discusses rampant election fraud in Missouri using his 1936 candidacy as an example.
Letter from C.M. Fleming to Governor Stark regarding county political races in and around Versailles, Missouri. Fleming identifies Pendergast-aligned state employees and recommends one for dismissal.
Letter from Harold E. Brawley to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, describing corruption in the Missouri Works Progress Administration and State Highway Department in Reynolds County. Brawley writes that he "lost today's work on the State Highway because [he] said yesterday 'Our Gov.
Letter from R. Emmet O'Malley to Egbert Miller, urging Miller to vote for James Billings in the Missouri Supreme Court race and writing that "Governor Stark richly deserves your censure."
Letter from Joseph N. Breitenstein to George A. S. Robertson, superintendent at the Missouri Department of Insurance. Breitenstein writes to report on the state of the Missouri Supreme Court campaign in Lawrence, Barry, Stone, and Christian Counties.
Letter from W. A. Berry to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, describing WPA graft with the Pendergast machine in Camden. He provides "a few names of the drunks gamblers and illiteratures here who have gotten positions here through Pendergast," including "W.P.A.
Letter from Juanita B. Duggins to Edgar Shook, discussing the candidacy of James Douglas for the Missouri Supreme Court and the Pendergast machine's involvement in the race and the lack of confidence in elections.
Letter from Roy E. Glidewell continuing the theme of the previous day's letter, outlining what he would do if appointed to the 21st Circuit Court Judgeship.
Letter from Governor Lloyd C. Stark to the headquarters of James Douglas' campaign for Missouri Supreme Court, asking them to look into whether Anna Watson of Marceline is working for the Billings campaign, as she said she was obligated to Tom Pendergast.
Letter from Thomas Y. Matley to J. W. McCammon, discussing bipartisan support for James Douglas in the campaign for Missouri Supreme Court in Clay and Platte Counties.
Letter from W. F. Enright to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, discussing support for James Douglas's Missouri Supreme Court campaign in Buchanan County.