Legal documents alleging election fraud in the primary election of August 2, 1938.
Clark, Bennett C.
Letter from G. H Foree to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on June 14, 1934. Foree speculates how the current field of U.S. Senate candidates for Missouri formed and who will win at election. He comments, "This coming primary is not one in which the choice of Democracy will win- it will be Boss manipulated."
Letter from Dr. Grover Clay asking Lloyd Stark to intercede on his behalf to Jim Pendergast, and assure supporters of other candidates that they will not be punished for it.
Letter from Governor Lloyd C. Stark to Hon. Fred Blair Townsend, regarding Missouri's delegation to the Democratic National Convention. Stark says he believes that "Missouri is safely in line with the Roosevelt forces."
Letter from William Hirth to Governor Lloyd C. Stark discussing the prospect of Colonel Whitten as U.S. District Attorney and the candidacy of Maurice Milligan for Senate. Hirth writes that Whitten "is not only a man of outstanding ability, ...
Letter from Charles L. Dunham to Jesse Barrett describing his political activities over the years and his opposition to the Pendergast Machine in Kansas City.
Letter from Congressman Clarence Cannon to Lloyd C. Stark, relating a conversaion with Rufus Jackson about who Pendergast and the Missouri Democrats were opting to support in the upcoming gubernatorial race.
Letter from G. H. Foree to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on June 26, 1934. Foree reports on John J. Cochran's political meeting in St. Louis of the previous evening and on Cochran's projected polling in St. Louis.
Letter that identifies two Missouri officials whose activities are troubling to the author.
Letter from Walker C. Johnson to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, expressing happiness at James Douglas winning the Missouri Supreme Court election, but describing further corruption to be eliminated in his county and WPA.
Letter from T. C. Oyler to Frank Hollingsworth, discussing the state of the Missouri Supreme Court race in Linn County and his work for the Douglas campaign. He reports that "our pictures are torn down or defaced nearly as rapidly as we can put them up," and hopes that Governor Stark could visit Marceline to help in their efforts.
Clipping from the Sunday Washington Star by O. K. Armstrong describing the Pendergast machine and efforts to take them down ahead of a March 1938 election.