Pendergast Machine

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From Harry H. Watts to Lloyd C. Stark

Letter from Harry H. Watts, to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, telling Stark that he has a good reputation in Kansas City, "too good to throw away to favor some gangsters," and hoping that extra protection will be brought in to ensure fair voting in upcoming elections.

From Harry Easley to Matthew S. Murray

Letter from Harry Easley to Matthew S. Murray in which Easley informs Murray that men in Jasper County, MO are continually visiting him to seek employment with the Works Progress Administration, even though Easley is no longer Deputy State Administrator of the W.P.A.. He then updates Murray on public sentiment in Southwestern Missouri towards the Kansas City Organization.

From Harl Garner to Lloyd Stark

Letter from Harl Garner congratulating gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark for receiving the support of the Kansas City-based Pendergast political machine.

From H. V. Shirts to Lloyd Stark

Letter from H. V. Shirts of Cameron, Missouri to gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark, urging him to address the problem of fraudulent elections in the state.

From H. T. Williams to Lloyd C. Stark

Letter from H.T. Williams to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, regarding a statement made by Pendergast and thanking Stark for his work toward an "honest ballot." Williams also approves "of the way [Stark] had dealt with the state insurance controversy."

From H. R. Walmsley to Jesse Barrett

Letter from H. R. Walmsley to Jesse Barrett in which he discusses the proposition of Barrett running for Governor of Missouri on the Republican ticket.

From H. R. Conway to Lloyd Stark

Letter from H. R, Conway to gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark, reporting on a campaign rally by his opponent, Jessee Barrett.

From H. R. Conway to Lloyd Stark

Letter from H. R. Conway to gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark discussing potential difficulty winning Saline County, Missouri in the election.

From H. R. Conway to Lloyd Stark

Letter from H. R. Conway to gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark, outlining why he believes Saline County did not support Stark's candidacy in greater numbers.

From H. G. Rix to Lloyd C. Stark

Letter from Heine Rix to Lloyd C. Stark regarding Pendergast influence in the appointment of the St. Joseph postmaster and other local political news.

From H. C. Kemper to Lloyd C. Stark

Letter from H. C. Kemper to Lloyd C. Stark congratulating him on the success he is having on achieving the Democratic nomination for governor, and offering his help in north and central Missouri.

From Guy Peabody to Guy Park

Letter from Guy Peabody to Governor Park describing the corrupt practices surrounding the upcoming election on November 3, 1936, and demanding action from him.