Missouri Supreme Court

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Text of a speech given by Jesse Barrett at the Annual Reunion of Montgomery County Old Settlers, 1938

Letter from Roy Glidewell asking governor Stark to acknowledge his previous letter and indicate a timeline for appointing a vacant judgeship.

Letter from Judge William Ragland to Senator Francis Wilson of Missouri discussing upcoming re-election bids and the support of the Pendergast regime.

Letter from G. E. Happy to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, reporting an overheard conversation in Richmond about Pendergast campaign activities, and offering to work for James Douglas's Missouri Supreme Court campaign, "and if not would be glad to distribute his literature in Richmond free of charges."

Pamphlet describing how Pendergast, "King of Kansas City, Emperor of Missouri," and his machine gained power in Kansas City and its role in statewide election fraud.

Letter from J. J. Smith to Governor Lloyd C. Stark. Smith warns that if a man named H. V. Sewell has recently written to pledge support for Judge James Douglas, Stark should be suspicious as Smith knows that Sewell has recently written to Pendergast pledging loyalty to his side.

Letter from J. T. Pinnell to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, reporting that Democratic county officials in southwest Missouri are under Pendergast machine control and that the "office holders have Mr.

Letter from J. N. Burroughs to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, commending Stark's opposition to "the corrupt elements in our party headed by the Pendergast machine," and believes he will receive support for Judge James Douglas's election to the Missouri Supreme Court.

Letter from "Shack" to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, reporting on the state of the Missouri Supreme Court campaign in eastern Missouri, and stating there is ample support for James Douglas in Cape Girardeau County, for James Billings in Lewis County, and that Pemiscot and New Madrid Counties are undecided.

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."

Letter from Ruben R. Schade to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, reporting on the state of the Douglas-Billings Missouri Supreme court race in southeast Missouri counties, as well as other updates about regional politics.

Letter from William E. Fessant to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, discussing the obstacles he has encountered in obtaining work through the WPA due to his opposition for Pendergast and support for James Douglas.

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