From Ewing C. Bland to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr.

Description

Letter from Ewing C. Bland to his uncle, Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on January 20, 1936. In Bland's lengthy response, he explains how the public views Bland and Mitchell to be connected politically, and how Mitchell consistently jeopardizes Bland by attacking the Kansas City organization for Mitchell's own political gain. Because of Bland's diminished political standing and Mitchell's public connection with Marie Plummer, it would be impossible to leverage for her reinstatement without being charged with nepotism. Bland also asserts that the Pendergast Machine has never attempted to influence the Kansas City Court of Appeals.

Date Created
1936-01-20
Modern Location
Kansas City, MO
Collection Title, Call or Box Number
Mitchell, Ewing Young, Jr. (1873-1954), Papers, 1840-1949, Folder 3204
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Digital Object Identifier
SHSMO-C1041-F03204-0004