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Correspondence

Telegram from Grandview, Missouri Mayor Gared H. Murray to Senator Harry S. Truman. Murray informs Truman that the price for a proposed airport runway in Grandview, Missouri has been reduced to $175 per acre. Murray provides additional reasons to choose the Grandview site for airport runway construction.

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Correspondence

Letter from Kansas City, Missouri Mayor John B. Gage to Senator Harry S. Truman. Gage informs Truman that funds to purchase equipment for vocational training in federal defense manufacturing are not available until the Senate passes an appropriation for such purpose.

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Correspondence

Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen informs Truman of invitation to speak on Truman's behalf at a League of Missouri voters reception. Kitchen believes it is best to decline the offer as it would allow Truman's campaign opponent Lloyd C. Stark to criticize Truman and his connection to the Kansas City organization.

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Correspondence

Letter from Harry S. Truman in Washington D.C. to his wife Bess in Independence, Missouri. In this letter, Truman discusses a few minor personal matters and then makes a jeer at Missouri governor Lloyd C. Stark, saying, "Well if a counterfeit like Mr. Stark can fool the people, they'll deserve what they get."

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Correspondence

Letter from Ernest H. H. to Harry S. Truman congratulating him on his Democratic nomination for Judge of Jackson County, Missouri. He then provides cryptic details concerning the campaign.

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Correspondence

Photocopy of a letter from President Harry S. Truman to James M. Pendergast in which Truman expresses his desire for Pendergast to be able to reestablish the Kansas City Democratic organization of the 1920's and 1930's. He also hopes that James's current feud with the Aylwards does not hinder this goal. The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum does not hold the original document.

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Correspondence

Letter from Lou Holland to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Holland informs Truman that he will not be able to meet with him while in Washington, D.C.. Holland then updates Truman on his meetings with J. C. Nichols concerning the construction of sulphuric, ammonia, TNT, and smokeless powder plants in the Greater Kansas City area.

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Correspondence

Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Truman comments on the difficulties of the primary campaign and responds to Kitchens suggestions on the fall campaign.

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Correspondence

Letter from Harry S. Truman at Camp Pike near Little Rock, Arkansas to his wife Bess in Independence, Missouri. In this letter, Truman updates Bess on his free time at Camp Pike and his meeting with Arkansas ex-governor Charles Hillman Brough, "who is a friend of Pendergast's and who was very pleased to see me when he found I knew him."

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Correspondence

Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen provides details on the personal and financial situation of Mrs. Fred Chambers and asks Truman to do what he can to get her a job.

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Correspondence

Letter from Harry S. Truman in Fort Riley, Kansas to his wife Bess in Independence, Missouri. In this letter, Truman updates Bess on his day and complains about the post office system for not receiving a letter, saying that, "It's like everything else under this Republican Gov't I guess just a lack of efficiency." Truman also mentions Kansas City director of public works Matthew S. Murray.

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Correspondence

A letter from James M. Pendergast to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Pendergast requests information from Truman pertaining to a rumored rationing of radios and radio equipment due to the war effort. Pendergast seeks this information because he has "some friends here engaged in the wholesale radio distribution business."

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