Kitchen, William A.

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Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen provides suggestions on how to secure Charlie Carr as the new judge of the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. Kitchen suggests Truman talks to his close friends, Senator Byrnes and Attorney General Jackson, both of which are recent appointments to the Supreme Court. Kitchen provides reasons why Byrnes and Jackson might want to help them in their efforts.

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Letter from Charlie L. Carr to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Carr informs Truman that William A. Kitchen had been involved in an accident and is "seriously but not critically injured". He then thanks Truman for his attempt to place Carr as judge of the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Letter from Senator Harry S. Truman to William A. Kitchen in which Truman responds to Kitchen's suggestion of a way for Truman to put in a replacement for Maurice M. Milligan as U.S. attorney at Kansas City.

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Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen discusses what may be done to facilitate the placement of a Missouri judge to the Eight Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen updates Truman on General Joe Keenan's visit to Kansas City on May 14, 1938. As requested by Truman, Kitchen mentioned to Keenan that Fred Canfill would be an excellent pick for U.S. Marshall at Kansas City. Kitchen reports that Keenan agrees with such pick and that "Mr. Pendergast would greatly appreciate this appointment."

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Letter from Senator Harry S. Truman to William A. Kitchen in which Truman addresses issues in the Missouri Democratic Party. He says that he is unable to help solve these problems as his federal work consumes his day.

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Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen provides intelligence that if a Missourian were to be appointed as a new judge on the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, it would be Charlie Carr. Kitchen refuses to give up on the endeavor as it may be June 1941 before the position is filled.

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Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen informs Truman he just saw Truman's good friend P. C. Carlock. Kitchen asks Truman to do what it takes to appoint Carlock to his desired position as sub-carrier at Greenfield, Missouri.

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Letter from Senator Harry S. Truman to William A. Kitchen in which Truman confirms receipt of Kitchen's letter concerning an alleged theft of an interstate shipment of liquor and Harvey L. Duncan's investigation of the same. Truman cryptically and succinctly responds saying, "I am looking into the matter as carefully as I possibly can."

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Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen warns that Democrats might have a difficult election in 1940 because of recent events in Congress. Kitchen suggests that Truman address some of these issues ahead of the 1940 campaign. Included is a reproduction of an article from the Armstrong Herald on February 16, 1939.

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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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Letter from Senator Harry S. Truman to William A. Kitchen in which Truman responds to Kitchen concerning the replacement of Neal Williams as Veterans' Placement Officer for the State of Missouri. Truman says that he will try to place Kitchen's recommendation in the position once it is open.

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Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
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