Clark, Bennett C.

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From M.J.C. to Bob

Letter from an unknown author (possibly Martin J. Collins of St. Louis, Missouri) to "Bob" on July 23, 1934, regarding the U.S. Senate race in Missouri. The author comments that Harry S. Truman, John J. Cochran, and Jacob L. Milligan are all campaigning to undecided voters in upstate, rural Missouri.

From Lue C. Lozier to Ralph F. Lozier

Letter from Lue C. Lozier to his father Ralph F. Lozier in which Lue updates Ralph on Thomas J. Pendergast's response to Ralph's letter. Lue relates the list of people Pendergast is currently willing to support for the 1934 U.S. Senate campaign. Lue then provides insight on the current intentions and patronage of those people, and offers advise of Ralph's next actions.

From Lloyd C. Stark to R. P. Spencer

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to R. P. Spencer, thanking him for his advice and reporting that he thinks Senator Bennett Clark will be friendly to his campaign. He also mentions contacts in Howard County and Arrow Rock.

From Lloyd C. Stark to R. McD. Smith

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to R. McD. Smith regarding meetings with Missouri senators and congressmen. He writes that he "was mighty glad to learn that Bennett and the Kansas City boys are pulling together so well," and that "Harry Truman and Bennett are working just like a team of horses ... and are both friendly toward us."

From Lloyd C. Stark to Ida C. Wilson

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Mrs. Francis M. Wilson, stating his confidence that he will receive the support of the Pendergast machine and Bennett Clark.

From Lloyd C. Stark to Duke Shoop

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Duke Shoop discussing other potential candidates for governor as well as campaign logistics. Stark writes that his campaign has "received about 67% of all the spaces in the newspapers devoted to the gubernatorial candidates since the last election, while all the other candidates put together have received the remaining 33%."

From Jos. N. Breitenstein to Geo. A. S. Robertson

Letter from Joseph N. Breitenstein to George A. S. Robertson, superintendent at the Missouri Department of Insurance. Breitenstein writes to report on the state of the Missouri Supreme Court campaign in Lawrence, Barry, Stone, and Christian Counties. He writes that "Kansas City Boys" have been active in those areas and are "paid employees of T.J.," as well as his own campaign activities in those counties.

From Jesse Barrett to Frank R. Kent

Letter from Jesse Barrett to Frank R. Kent of the Baltimore Sun, describing his feelings about Senator Bennett Clark, particularly around the reappointment of U.S. Attorney Maurice Milligan.

From James A. Reed to Bennett C. Clark

Letter from James A. Reed to Bennett C. Clark. Reed replies that he is shocked by the information in Clark's previous letter and asks to meet in person to discuss the matter.

From James A. Reed to Bennett C. Clark

Letter from James A. Reed to Bennett C. Clark in which Reed discusses his meetings with Ike Dunlap and Ed Villmoare. Reed mentions that Dunlap showed him a letter from President Roosevelt. In it, Roosevelt expresses his hope to meet with Thomas J. Pendergast soon.

From James A. Reed to Bennett C. Clark

Letter from James A. Reed to Bennett C. Clark. Reed states that he is not sure what he can accomplish concerning the Redistricting Bill, but says that he will speak with Thomas J. Pendergast on the matter. Reed then explains rumors of his endorsement of Harry Hawes.

From James A. Reed to Bennett C. Clark

Letter from James A. Reed to Bennett C. Clark. Reed agrees with Clark in support of Elmer Jones as Missouri Speaker of the House. However, Reed says that he has not yet been able to speak with Thomas J. Pendergast on the matter.