Missouri Supreme Court

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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 J. T. Pinnel to the Governor's Secretary, J. D. James regarding a speech given by the Governor in Pineville, Missouri the previous day, as well as the distribution of Billings campaign materials.

From Charles F. Williams to James Douglas

Letter from Charles F. Williams to Judge James Douglas, discussing his candidacy for Clay County Sheriff in 1936 and how he "could not overcome the effect of outside interference" of the Pendergast organization and their desire "to control gambling and liquor in [Clay] county with the result there seemed to be no limit to their financial strength against me." Williams reports that "the organization in Kansas City" is working against the Douglas Supreme Court campaign, but that he believes Douglas will still win the campaign "because right is right and always wins in the end."

Letter from Ruth Vawter to Governor Lloyd C. Stark. Vawter writes regarding Mrs. Marie S. Barnhill, former Area Supervisor of Women's Work for the WPA in Webster County.

Letter from Lloyd V. Harmon to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, reporting on the impact of Stark's visit to Marceline. He writes that support for James Douglas in the Missouri Supreme Court race has increased, though Catholic voters support James Billings.

Letter from Dr. W. L. Brandon to Governor Lloyd C.

Letter from Walker C. Johnson to Governor Lloyd C.

Letter from William Hirth to Judge James T. Montgomery, including an article by Hirth titled "Why the Politicians Hate Stark." The article discusses Stark's work against the Pendergast machine and endorses James Douglas for the Missouri Supreme Court.

Letter from A. P. Clarkson to E. J. McMahon, discussing Inspector Morris Nunn campaigning for James Billings for Missouri Supreme Court.

Letter from Roy E. Glidewell to Governor Lloyd Stark formally asking to be appointed to the vacant 21st Circuit Court judgeship.

Letter from Floyd C. Sperry, James Billings' campaign manager, addressed to "My dear Friend." Sperry writes that he has enclosed evidence that the Missouri State Board of Nurse Examiners and the State Board of Health are being coerced by Stark into support James Douglas in the Missouri Supreme Court race.

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.

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