Pendergast Machine

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Letter from Dorman H. O'Leary to Governor Lloyd C. Stark discussing actions taken against Jackson County politicians including County Prosecutor W. W. Graves and Sheriff James Williams.

Letter from Jim Pendergast to Guy B. Park recommending Fred Deuchler for a job in the state highway department.

Letter from Horace Merritt to Governor Lloyd Stark, discussing opposition to Stark for his mission to clean up "old age pension lists" and how that is effecting support for James Douglas in the Missouri Supreme Court campaign, as well as other campaign related issues.

Letter from Ruby Henshaw describing the results of the recent elections in Kansas City, remarking that Tom Pendergast and his affiliates were victorious. She also comments on the poor state of economic affairs in Kansas City, and also provides some personal updates and business suggestions for Stark's nursery & orchard operation.

Letter from Ralph F. Lozier to Katherine W. Halterman. Lozier informs Katherine that his nomination for U.S. Senate is unlikely now that T. J. Pendergast supports James P. Aylward's campaign. He then provides an analysis of the Missouri campaign for U.S. Senate.

Letter from Major Gregory Vigeant, Jr., to the Kansas City Board of Election Commissioners discussing issues at polling places during previous elections. He writes that "citizens have been threatened and told if they did note vote as ...

Letter from Jim Pendergast to Guy B. Park recommending Miss Della Lapping for a clerical position in a state department.

Letter from R. F. Baynes to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, discussing the state of the Missouri Supreme Court race in New Madrid County. He writes that Prosecuting Attorney J. V. Conran supports Billings and that the Pendergast machine is providing support for Billings in the county.

Letter signed by "A Republican Supporter" offering a tip about a corrupt construction scheme involving Pendergast supporters.

Letter from James Hurst to Lloyd Stark providing a recommendation and introduction to Paul A. Hartung of Carrollton, Missouri.

Letter from Tom Pendergast to Senator James A. Reed recommending he hear Ruth J. Rubel's business proposition.

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Mrs. Francis M. Wilson, writing with family news and reporting that he has heard that Roy McKittrick will not be running for governor but is likely to receive Pendergast support to run for attorney general.

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