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Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Mrs. Francis M. Wilson, writing with family news and reporting that he has heard that Roy McKittrick will not be running for governor but is likely to receive Pendergast support to run for attorney general.

Date: 
July 25th 1935

Letter from Missouri Senator Francis Wilson to W. W. Gibbany describing his prospects for victory in the upcoming elections.

Date: 
February 11th 1932

Letter from Missouri Senator Francis Wilson to W. T. Carrington, describing his attitude toward campaigning, party loyalty and Missouri political machines.

Date: 
June 3rd 1932

Letter from Francis Wilson to Tom Pendergast, thanking him for his advice and help after a recent meeting.

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September 19th 1931

Letter from Francis Wilson to James M. Pendergast describing the actions of H. G. Cherry, a Pendergast affiliate who was nonetheless speaking ill of Senator Wilson.

Date: 
November 6th 1931

Letter from Francis Wilson to Gray Snyder asking him to investigate whether the actions of his opponent, Grover Childers, were having any detrimental effect.

Date: 
February 11th 1932

Letter from Missouri candidate for governor Francis Wilson to J. D. Hawkins of Webb City, asserting that his opponent, Russell Dearmont would not be successful due to his criticism of the Pendergast Machine of Kansas City.

Date: 
February 11th 1932

Letter from Missouri candidate for governor Francis Wilson to Lloyd C. Stark criticizing his opponent, Russel Dearmont as too good-looking and inquiring about his war record.

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February 12th 1932

Letter from Francis Wilson to Frank A. Brannock, defending the work of the political machines of Missouri and criticizing Democrats who side with republicans against them.

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February 17th 1932

Letter from democratic candidate for Missouri governor, Francis Wilson, to Herbert Rice, responding to assertions that his campaign in not going well in Boone County.

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February 24th 1932

Letter from Democratic candidate for Missouri governor Francis Wilson in which he discusses the health of former senator James A. Reed, his own health struggles, his campaign headquarters in Platte City and his opponent in the primary, Russel Dearmont.

Date: 
February 1932

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.

Date: 
March 2nd 1932

Letter from Francis Wilson to William Igoe discussing Wilson's primary race for Missouri Governor against Russel Dearmont, including the newspapers from which he will receive endorsements and how to handle a relationship with Tom Pendergast.

Date: 
March 1932
KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.