Mitchell, Ewing Young, Jr.

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Correspondence

Letter from Barney E. Reilly to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on December 10, 1932. Reilly clarifies his political support in relation to Charles M. Howell and Bennett C. Clark. He then mentions that James M. Pendergast met with him the previous day.

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Correspondence

Letter from Kansas City Court of Appeals judge, Ewing C. Bland, to his uncle, Ewing Young, Mitchell, Jr. on March 27, 1932. Bland updates Mitchell on his meeting with James P. Aylward and recounts the individual opinions of Aylward, Thomas J. Pendergast and Cas Welch of Franklin D. Roosevelt as the Democratic nominee for President.

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Correspondence

Letter from Kansas City Court of Appeals judge, Ewing C. Bland, to his uncle, Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on December 11, 1920. Bland inquires if Sanford Madden should continue his campaign for marshal since he does not have the support of all Kansas City political factions.

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Correspondence

Letter from Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. to Charles A. Lee, State Superintendent, Department of Public Schools, on November 19, 1934. Mitchell expresses his condolences that Lee was not renominated as State Superintendent and that a Pendergast-affiliated candidate was elected in his stead.

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Correspondence

Letter from C. W. Greenwade to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on June 30, 1934. Greenwade reports that Maurice M. Milligan, Jacob L. Milligan, et al. would speak with Bennett C. Clark about appointing Greenwade to Post Master.

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Correspondence

Letter from Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. to Joseph C. Fennelly of Cook Paint and Varnish Co., on August 28, 1904, regarding Pendergast contracting companies and available work in Central America.

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Correspondence

Letter from Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. to William Hirth, publisher and managing editor of The Missouri Farmer, on April 20, 1940. Mitchell supports Lloyd C. Stark's efforts to dismantle the Pendergast Machine, but says that he cannot endorse Stark or anyone else that supports the New Deal. Mitchell also states that "The machine is by no means dead," and that it "is very much alive, not only in Kansas City, but throughout the state." He then provides his opinion on the outlook of the upcoming election for U.S. Senator from Missouri.

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Correspondence

Letter from Marie Plummer to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on January 15, 1937. Plummer recounts when she was informed that she was fired from her clerical work at the District Court of Appeals in Kansas City. She then details her attempts at reinstatement by appealing to those close to Thomas J. Pendergast.

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Correspondence

Letter from George G. Vest to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on June 16, 1932. Vest informs Mitchell that August A. Busch sent Otto Mathi to meet with Thomas J. Pendergast and James A. Reed in support of Vest's campaign for Congress. He also comments that he will soon meet with Pendergast and Judge Welch.

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Correspondence

Letter from Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. to R. B. Oliver on March 26, 1934. Mitchell informs Oliver that the Kansas City local election takes place the following day and provides some instances of voter fraud there. He says, "In the north end of Kansas City... the census shows a population of 6,000 and in the same area the registered vote is 30,000."

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Correspondence

Letter from A. Ross Hill to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on July 10, 1934. Hill reports from Kansas City that Frederick Whitten is campaigning against Truman and that John Lazia was shot that previous night.

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Correspondence

Letter from Barney E. Reilly to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on May 13, 1932. Reilly discusses Franklin D. Roosevelt's primary campaign as it relates to Kansas City and northwestern Missouri politics.

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