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.
Telegram from August A. Busch of Anheuser-Busch to James A. Reed. Busch suggests that Reed contact Thomas J. Pendergast concerning "his men at Jefferson City". Busch says that "only one" is openly opposing prohibition.
Telegram to August A. Busch of Anheuser-Busch on behalf of James A. Reed. In his absence, the office of James A. Reed contacted Thomas J. Pendergast as requested by Busch and communicates that "he has been committed to Nelson since day after election."