Pendergast Machine

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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.

Letter from T. S. Clayton to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, reporting that the "local machine" in Licking are supporting Billings, as are the local WPA heads. Despite this, Clayon feels "sure Douglas will carry this county by a good majority" and "is doing all possible here to put Douglas over."

Letter from Ralph F. Lozier to Katherine W. Halterman. Lozier informs Katherine that in the event Charles M. Howell did not run for Senate, T. J. Pendergast said that he would support Lozier in his campaign for the Senate. He then provides an analysis of the Missouri campaign for U.S.

Letter from Governor Lloyd C. Stark to Hon. Fred Blair Townsend, regarding Missouri's delegation to the Democratic National Convention. Stark says he believes that "Missouri is safely in line with the Roosevelt forces."

Partial letter requesting information about the Pendergast machine from an unknown department.

Letter from Jimmy Hurst to Mrs. Powell regarding Stark's campaign and marshalling machine support.

Letter from Robert A. Glenn to Lloyd C. Stark writing about the view of the governors race from St. Louis and what issues may await him during the campaign.

Political cartoon entitled "Equal Justice Under Tom's Law," depicting Tom Pendergast with the Missouri Supreme Court in his pocket.

Letter from Ralph F. Lozier to S. J. Payne in which Lozier informs Payne that he should not send his recommendation of Payne to Thomas J. Pendergast, as it "would do no good and might do harm." Instead, he suggests procuring a recommendation from Mr. Fleming or Mr. Taaffe of Pendergast's organization.

Letter from Jesse R. Leavy to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, asserting that "the people in our part of the state are behind you one hundred percent." Leavy believes Pendergast supporters "are on the way out and this next primary will see many of them among the missing."

Letter from Jesse Barrett to David M. Proctor indicating his desire to clean up Kansas City and rid the state of the influence of the Pendergast Machine.

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