Pendergast, James M.

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Correspondence

Letter from James M. Pendergast to Guy B. Park making an introduction of Edward S. Saighman.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Lucille Tappan Moreland to gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark, indicating that she and her mother intend to vote for him in the election and noting help she has received from James Pendergast.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter of introduction from Jim Pendergast for Paul Dillon to Governor Guy B. Park.

Genre: 
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.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from James M. Pendergast to Lloyd C. Stark reporting that Tom Pendergast will be in the city on January 27 and would be glad to meet with him then.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. to his nephew, Kansas City Court of Appeals judge Ewing C. Bland on January 18, 1937. Mitchell provides a heated and sometimes vulgar response to Bland's letters of May 14th and 16th, 1937. He asserts that James M. Pendergast influences the District Court of Appeals in Kansas City and that James P. Aylward is "not only hand in glove with the [Pendergast] outfit but is one of its exalted leaders." Mitchell implies that Bland should resign if Marie Plummer is not reinstated in her clerical position at the court.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Harry S. Truman reporting on his meeting with Tom Pendergast and Jim Aylward about his campaign and how the campaign is being staffed. He writes that "on the advice of everybody, including T.J., we are not even mentioning his name; just ignoring him entirely."

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Governor Guy Park to James M. Pendergast indicating that he will investigate a situation with Russell L. Miller referenced in a previous letter.

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Correspondence

Letter from Lloyd Stark thanking Jimmie Hurst for passing along Tom Pendergast's words in a previous letter. Stark also indicates that he fought in a World War I battle with Jim Pendergast.

Genre: 
Correspondence

This letter from Kitchen recommends placing an advertisement in the 'Missouri Legionnaire' in response to one placed by his competitor in the gubernatorial primary. He concludes by encouraging Lloyd Stark to meet very soon with Tom Pendergast because he learned that the Kansas City strongman was soon to have surgery in New York.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. to his nephew, Kansas City Court of Appeals Judge Ewing C. Bland, on January 25, 1937. Mitchell asserts that Bland should resign as judge if Pendergast continues to influence the court. He then substantiates his claim by providing quotes from Bland and Marie Plummer. Mitchell also provides a case as to why Plummer should be retained in her clerical position at the Kansas City Court of Appeals.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Thelma Strauss to Sam Hargus asking for advice on getting a recommendation for a state job.

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