Pendergast, Thomas J.

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Letter from Sophia Tritts to Mr. Hargis regarding church charity in the Kansas City area.

Letter from James A. Reed to Tom Pendergast regarding the position of city coroner, recommending Dr. Allen Porter for the job.

Letter from Springfield City License Inspector R. D. Cunningham to Lloyd Stark offering the use of an apartment during Stark's visit for the Jackson Day Banquet. He also relays a line from a local newspaper that said "from the present appearance it looked more like Pendergast was a Stark man than Stark was a Pendergast man."

Letter from William Hirth, publisher and managing editor of The Missouri Farmer, to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on April 13, 1940, regarding concerns over the New Deal. Hirth also attempts to rally support for Lloyd C. Stark for his efforts in dismantling the Pendergast Machine.

Letter from Sheriff B. R. Williams to Lloyd C. Stark, discussing his work and the upcoming campaign. Williams is undecided as to whether he will run for public office in this election, but writes that "there are so many insistent demands from friends for me to run for Prosecuting Attorney."

Letter from Francis Wilson to Sparrel McCall regarding his ambitions for state office, and a recommendation to speak with Tom Pendergast about them, rather than seek introductions from a third party.

Letter from Jimmy Hurst to Lloyd C. Stark, advising Stark on strengthening certain political relationships for the upcoming campaign, including his connection with Jim Aylward. He also writes that Judge Ross "is one of the very last men T.J.

Letter from Edna Wilhoit to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, complaining about corrupt elections, and connections between election judges, WPA workers, and the Pendergast machine.

Letter from Greene Thompson to Tom Pendergast requesting a recommendation to Governor Guy Park to be appointed buildings and grounds caretaker at Lincoln University in Jefferson City. He includes a list of references.

Letter from Clarence Cannon to Lloyd Stark, recounting a speech by his Republican opponent, Jesse Barrett. The text discusses corruption under the Pendergast Machine and throughout the state, including insurance and pension fraud.

Letter from Ralph F. Lozier to Katherine W. Halterman. Lozier informs Katherine that his nomination for U.S. Senate is unlikely now that T. J. Pendergast supports James P. Aylward's campaign. He then provides an analysis of the Missouri campaign for U.S. Senate.

Letter describing the strong support for Lloyd Stark's candidacy for governor among farmers in Missouri. The author states his belief that Pendergast should support Stark because of his strong status.