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From H. D. Miller to the Judges of Jackson County, Missouri

Letter from former Platte and Clay County Judge H. D. Miller to Elihu W. Hayes, H. F. McElroy, and Harry S. Truman, the judges of Jackson County, Missouri. Miller writes in consideration of his application as County Purchasing Agent or in the "branch of oiling roads." He concludes his letter and application stating, "I have always voted the Democratic ticket."

From Granville A. Richart to Sam M. Wear

Letter from Granville A. Richart to Sam M. Wear in which Richart thanks Wear for Wear's letter of congratulations regarding Richart's nomination. He comments that, "my candidacy was opposed by the political prostitutes, gamblers, the city administration and the Kansas City Star."

From George W. Catts to Harry S. Truman

Letter from Executive Manager of the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Geroge W. Catts to Senator Harry S. Truman. Catts informs Truman that Kansas City structural steel companies are currently at 60% capacity and could be utilized to aid in the construction of 200 aquatic ships requested by the federal government.

From George W. Catts to Harry S. Truman

Letter from Executive Manager of the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Geroge W. Catts to Senator Harry S. Truman. Catts thanks Truman for his help in expediting federal support for defense manufacturing education in Kansas City. He was glad to report to visiting aircraft manufacturers that "Kansas City's Public Schools are now in a position to train their quota of skilled workmen."

From George W. Catts to Harry S. Truman

Letter from Executive Manager of the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Geroge W. Catts to Senator Harry S. Truman. Catts provides a report on federal defense manufacturing in Greater Kansas City produced from an analysis of questionnaires sent out to these manufacturing firms.

From George J. Dodd to Harry S. Truman

Letter from Former Jackson County Judge George J. Dodd to current Judge Harry S. Truman. Dodd requests that Truman deny Judge Latshaw and Senator Cooper the position of Jackson County Counselor. Dodd then mentions that he prefers the Pendergast faction over the "Shannonites", but suggests that Truman stay out of Kansas City politics.

From Gared H. Murray to Harry S. Truman

Telegram from Grandview, Missouri Mayor Gared H. Murray to Senator Harry S. Truman. Murray informs Truman that the price for a proposed airport runway in Grandview, Missouri has been reduced to $175 per acre. Murray provides additional reasons to choose the Grandview site for airport runway construction.

From Fred Canfil to Harry S. Truman

Letter from Fred Canfil to Harry S. Truman in which Canfil presents a way to sway the vote of the WPA workers for the upcoming primary election by speaking critically of Lloyd C. Stark.

From Frank E. Thompson to Harry S. Truman

Letter from Frank E. Thompson to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Thompson informs Truman that he had been let go of his job as a machinist without cause. After attempting to contact James M. Pendergast, he asks for Truman to use his influence to prompt his reinstatement as machinist. Thompson mentions he is a committed member of the 12th Ward Pendergast Democratic Club under the direction of Tommy Fitzgerald.

From F. E. Gallup to Harry S. Truman

Letter from Gallup Map & Supply Co. President F. E. Gallup to Harry S. Truman. The letter serves as confirmation of delivery of 15,000 Jackson County maps to be used for Truman's judge campaign. The back of the letter includes a 1916 sample map of Kansas City, Missouri.

From Eugene P. Donnelly to Sam M. Wear

Letter from Eugene P. Donnelly to Sam M. Wear in which Donnelly discusses the effect imminent Governor Forrest C. Donnell will have on the upcoming St. Louis City Election that April. He also comments of the Jackson County Democratic Organziation: "We are growing daily in Kansas City and have the confidence of the people of Jackson County."

From Ernest H. H. to Harry S. Truman

Letter from Ernest H. H. to Harry S. Truman congratulating him on his Democratic nomination for Judge of Jackson County, Missouri. He then provides cryptic details concerning the campaign.