Pendergast, Thomas J.

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From W. G. Dillon to Lloyd C. Stark

Letter from W. G. Dillon to Lloyd C. Stark, discussing Stark's opponents' attempts to slur him with his Pendergast connection, but says "the fact is that the Pendergast issue is not hurting us."

From W. G. Dillon to Lloyd C. Stark

Letter from W. G. Dillon to Lloyd C. Stark, writing that he believes William Hirth has no effective argument against Stark's campaign, but that "the straw-horse he is building will be T.J. Pendergast." Dillon also advises Stark not to rely on Republican crossover votes to carry him.

From W. A. Berry to Lloyd C. Stark

Letter from W. A. Berry to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, describing WPA graft with the Pendergast machine in Camden. He provides "a few names of the drunks gamblers and illiteratures here who have gotten positions here through Pendergast," including "W.P.A. workers who yesterday and the day before lay drunk beside my store." He also vows to work to elect Douglas in the upcoming election.

From Von Mayes to Lloyd C. Stark

Letter from Von Mayes to Governor Lloyd C. Stark. Mayes reports that he has worked with the Pendergast machine in the past but that now he believes that "the fraud exposures in Kansas City unfit him for a leader outstate."

From Unknown to Mr. Wilson

Letter from an unknown writer to "Mr. Wilson" praising the work of Tom Pendergast on behalf of Democratic candidates and causes.

From Unknown to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr.

Letter from unknown to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on July 11, 1934. The author recounts John Lazia's death the day previous and provides an opinion on who may be at fault. Lazia's last words are recounted: "If anything is bad with me tell my friend Tom P. [Thomas J. Pendergast] I love him."

From U. A. McBride to Sam Hargus

Response letter from U. A McBride to Governor Park's secretary Sam Hargus in which he emphasizes his affiliation with Tom Pendergast and seeks a job.

From U. A. McBride to Sam Hargus

Letter from U. A. McBride to Sam Hargus, indicating that Tom Pendergast was recommending him for a government position.

From Tom Pendergast to Lloyd Stark

Brief letter from Pendergast to Stark recommending a publication, "The Missouri Review."

From Tom Pendergast to Lloyd C. Stark

Letter from Tom Pendergast to Lloyd C. Stark, asking him to give special consideration to Mart Barrons and ensure that he gets the advertising business for the Apple Association.

From Tom Pendergast to James A. Reed

Telegram from Tom Pendergast to Senator James A. Reed regarding "the Franklin matter."

From Tom Pendergast to James A. Reed

Letter from Tom Pendergast to Senator James A. Reed recommending he hear Ruth J. Rubel's business proposition.