Pendergast, James M.

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Correspondence

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to James Pendergast, writing that he is sending a gift of a "small white pencil" to Mrs. Pendergast.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from William M. Ledbetter to Lloyd C. Stark discussing the logistics of the upcoming campaign, including how much time Stark will spend at his home in Louisiana, the upcoming Missouri Press Association meeting and American Royal, and gossip about other potential candidates including William Hirth.

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Correspondence

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to James M. Pendergast noting the success of Guy Park in the election, the death of Doc Biggs, and other matters.

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Correspondence

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to James M. Pendergast, nephew of Boss Tom Pendergast, inquiring as to when Tom will return to Kansas City from a trip to Colorado so that Stark might travel to meet with them.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Note from Jim Pendergast to Allen, making introduction of Jasper De Maria and asking to get him in to see Governor Guy B. Park.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Jim Pendergast to Guy B. Park recommending Rufus Maddox for a position as Deputy Inspector.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Jacob L. Milligan to Guy B. Park discussing political "back-biting" in Missouri surrounding the funeral of Francis Wilson.

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Correspondence

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Governor Guy B. Park recommending Ernest O. Boone and his wife for positions at the State Industrial Home for Girls in Tipton, Missouri.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Ewing C. Bland to his uncle, Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on February 2, 1937. In this restrained letter, Bland attempts to undermine the credibility of Marie Plummer and her statements she charged Bland with saying. He then clarifies his position on Plummer's continued employment at the Kansas City Court of Appeals and details the actions he used to try to help her. Bland then asserts again that Mitchell's statements against the machine compromised Plummer's chances of continued employment as deputy clerk.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Kansas City Court of Appeals judge, Ewing C. Bland, to his uncle on January 13, 1933. Bland provides his analysis of the Missouri political landscape as Mitchell attempts seek political support in a campaign for office.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Telegram from Lloyd C. Stark to James Pendergast, inviting Pendergast to join a group to visit Stark and attend the Missouri State Corn Husking Contest.

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Miscellaneous Documents

Confidental memorandum regarding Pendergast machine activities. The memo mentions patronage from the current governor, internal feuds, the State Highway Department, and advises allying Jim Aylward because "[Tom Pendergast] is slipping [and] Young Jim incompetent."

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