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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.

Date: 
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.

Date: 
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.

Date: 
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.

Date: 
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.

Date: 
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.

Date: 
May 9th 1933

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

Date: 
May 11th 1933

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

Date: 
June 6th 1933

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

Date: 
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.

Date: 
June 17th 1933

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

Date: 
June 29th 1933

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

Date: 
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.

Date: 
August 30th 1933
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Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
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