Vest, George G.

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Correspondence

Letter from George Vest to Missouri candidate for Governor Francis Wilson, describing the nature of his support and that of his opponent, Russel Dearmont, in St. Louis.

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Correspondence

Letter from Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. to George G. Vest on July 9, 1932. Mitchell informs Vest of C. W. Greenwade's belief that Thomas J. Pendergast will not support more than 7-8 candidates for Congress. Thus, Mitchell suggests that Vest seeks the support of other Kansas City leaders in his campaign.

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Correspondence

Letter from Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. to George G. Vest on May 21, 1932. Vest informs Mitchell that C. W. Greenwade will tell Pendergast that he fully supports Mitchell as a candidate for Congress. Vest advises Mitchell to get other colleagues to pressure Pendergast into supporting him, as Vest believes Pendergast's endorsement would create an easy campaign victory.

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Correspondence

Letter from George G. Vest to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr on August 8, 1932. Vest summarizes the state primary election results in relation to his failed campaign and thanks Mitchell's support of it.

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Correspondence

Letter from Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. to George G. Vest on June 15, 1932. Mitchell informs Vest that he met with James P. Aylward, Jerome Welch, and Greenwade on behalf's of Vest's campaign for Congress. Mitchell says C. W. Greenwade will urge Thomas J. Pendergast to support Vest as well.

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Correspondence

Letter from George G. Vest, attorney and counselor at law, to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on May 10, 1932. Vest comments that Thomas J. Pendergast's personal physician, Dr. D. M. Nigro, would speak with Pendergast on Vest's behalf. He also discusses Franklin D. Roosevelt's Presidential primary campaign.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from George G. Vest to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on June 16, 1932. Vest informs Mitchell that August A. Busch sent Otto Mathi to meet with Thomas J. Pendergast and James A. Reed in support of Vest's campaign for Congress. He also comments that he will soon meet with Pendergast and Judge Welch.

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Correspondence

Letter from George G. Vest to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on June 1, 1934. Vest asks for Mitchell's support of John J. Cochran for U.S. Senator and describes Cochran's growing support in Missouri.

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