Letter from Harry S. Truman in Independence, Missouri to his wife Bess in Biloxi, Mississippi. In this revealing letter, Truman provides a detailed update on politics in Kansas City and says, "The Star is making a goat of me--not a Pendergast goat either but a tax goat. I'll lick the whole gang yet and make 'em like it."
Letter from M. O. Raine to Tom Pendergast recommending Paul Sparks for appointment as Liquor Department Inspector. A handwritten followup from Pendergast to Governor Park indicates his recommendation of Sparks as well.