Letter from Independence, Missouri Mayor Roger T. Sermon to Senator Harry S. Truman. Sermon expresses to Truman he is appalled that James M. Pendergast "has just simply quit." He then discusses Kansas City Mayor John B. Gage and the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant.
Letter from Senator Harry S. Truman to Eddie Meisburger of the Kansas City Journal. After Meisburger updates Truman on how the Pendergast organization may be able to provide Meisburger's father with continued employment, Truman responds. He tells Meisburger, "I have just written Fred Klaber about your Dad, and I hope it works out all right."