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Letter from Cyril B. Brown to Samuel O. Hargus requesting an endorsement to Tom Pendergast for an appointment in R. Emmet O'Malley's insurance department.

April 6th 1933

Letter from a Thomas Finnigan to Sam Hargus, personal secretary to governor Guy B. Park. The letter refers to an enclosed newspaper article that is highly critical of Tom Pendergast.

January 11th 1933

Letter from Sam Hargus, secretary to Governor Guy Park to Thomas J. Finnigan, discussing a recent article on Tom Pendergast and jesting about a political appointment for Finnigan referenced in the previous letter.

January 14th 1933

Letter from Roy Guyton, certified public accountant, referring to recommendations that his firm be hired to audit the books of state governmental departments.

January 18th 1933

Letter of introduction from William Igoe for William J. Brennan to Sam Hargus. He asks that Brennan be granted a meeting with the Governor.

April 27th 1933

Letter from Thomas J. Finnigan to Sam Hargus, personal secretary to Governor Park, in which he mentions a racing tip he gave to the Governor and others.

May 9th 1933

Letter from Sam Hargus to Thomas Finnigan describing a successful bet at the 1933 Kentucky Derby.

May 11th 1933

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

June 6th 1933

Letter from Sam Hargus to U. A. McBride recommending that James Pendergast should meet with Governor Guy Park.

June 15th 1933

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.

June 17th 1933

Letter from Jimmy Hurst to Governor Park, in response to being overlooked for an appointment.

June 29th 1933

Letter from Thelma Strauss to Sam Hargus asking for advice on getting a recommendation for a state job.

August 25th 1933

Response letter from Sam Hargus to Thelma Strauss recommending she get the endorsement of Jim Pendergast for a state job since she was unable to get Tom Pendergast's endorsement.

August 30th 1933
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.