From Bennett C. Clark to James A. Reed

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Letter from Bennett C. Clark to James A. Reed in which he discusses a recent meeting with James A. Farley. In this meeting, Farley had asked if it was okay for Thomas J. Pendergast to control Kansas City appointments. Clark firmly opposed this and mentions that Farley divulged that "the President himself at Albany had promised this patronage to Pendergast before the convention!"

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Date: 
March 22nd 1933
Modern Location: 
Washington, DC
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Rights Statement: 
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Collection Title, Call or Box Number: 
James Alexander Reed (1861-1944) Papers
Digital Object Identifier: 
SHSMO-K0443-B012-0010
Transcription: 
KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.