Letter from Mrs. N. L. Dwinnett to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, describing a threat she received suggesting she would lose her pension unless she voted for James Billings for Missouri Supreme Court. She pledges her support to Stark and James Douglas.
Billings, James V.
Legal documents alleging election fraud in the primary election of August 2, 1938.
Letter from Walker C. Johnson to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, expressing happiness at James Douglas winning the Missouri Supreme Court election, but describing further corruption to be eliminated in his county and WPA.
Letter from T. C. Oyler to Frank Hollingsworth, discussing the state of the Missouri Supreme Court race in Linn County and his work for the Douglas campaign. He reports that "our pictures are torn down or defaced nearly as rapidly as we can put them up," and hopes that Governor Stark could visit Marceline to help in their efforts.
Letter from Carl Burgoyne Smith to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, reporting that Pendergast influenced many voters from the Missouri School for the Deaf to support Truman in 1934, and wonders if the same is happening in support of James Billings for Missouri Supreme Court.
Letter from Ruben R. Schade to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, reporting on the state of the Douglas-Billings Missouri Supreme court race in southeast Missouri counties, as well as other updates about regional politics.
Letter from C.M. Fleming to Governor Stark regarding county political races in and around Versailles, Missouri. Fleming identifies Pendergast-aligned state employees and recommends one for dismissal.
Letter from C. M. Meadows to Governor Lloyd C.Stark, requesting that Stark put him in touch with "some official authority in connection with these beer places." He reports that "a number of the fellows running such places are using their establishments for display rooms for [Judge James] Billings literature," as well as "boosting Pendergast and knocking [Stark's] administration." Meadows also writes that the Pendergast machine has been bad for property values and created "open and solicitious gambling houses, [horse] race rooms," and other issues.
Letter from Ruth Vawter to Governor Lloyd C. Stark. Vawter writes regarding Mrs. Marie S. Barnhill, former Area Supervisor of Women's Work for the WPA in Webster County.
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 Walker C. Johnson to Governor Lloyd C.
Letter from Mrs. James L. Owens to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, reporting that an employee at the St. Clair Secretary of State's office was passing out literature for James Billings' Missouri Supreme Court campaign. Owens thinks that "a good evening out in the office of secretary of state would be a good thing."