Dearmont, Russel L.

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Correspondence

Letter from Bennett C. Clark to James A. Reed. Clark discusses his announcement of his U.S. Senator campaign and a meeting he had with Thomas J. Pendergast. He mentions that Pendergast said he "uniformly pursued the rule of supporting any Kansas City candidate who did not happen to be personally offensive" to him.

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Correspondence

Letter from Democratic candidate for Missouri governor Francis Wilson in which he discusses the health of former senator James A. Reed, his own health struggles, his campaign headquarters in Platte City and his opponent in the primary, Russel Dearmont.

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Correspondence

Letter from Missouri candidate for governor Francis Wilson to Lloyd C. Stark criticizing his opponent, Russel Dearmont as too good-looking and inquiring about his war record.

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Correspondence

Letter from U.S. Senator Harry B. Hawes to Francis Wilson discussing the outcome of the recent Democratic primary, and the path forward for the campaign.

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Correspondence

Letter from Missouri Senator Francis Wilson to W. T. Carrington, describing his attitude toward campaigning, party loyalty and Missouri political machines.

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Clippings

Article from the 'Missouri Cash Book' criticizing the candidacy of Francis M. Wilson for Governor, mostly due to his associations with the Pendergast Machine of Kansas City.

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Correspondence

Letter from Frank A. Burns to Lloyd C. Stark reporting that he believes the upcoming election will be about the fight against Tom Pendergast and bossism.

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Correspondence

Letter from W. B. Fahy of Monroe City, Missouri to gubernatorial candidate francis Wilson, describing the tactics of his opponent in Shelby County.

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Correspondence

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Democratic candidate for Missouri governor, Francis M. Wilson, discussing campaign strategy in St. Louis, and his desire for a landslide victory over his opponent in the primary.

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Correspondence

Letter from Dr. J. P. Alle to Guy B. Park regarding a desired appointment as a physical at the Boonville Reformatory.

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Correspondence

Letter from Maurice Murphy of St. Joseph to Missouri gubernatorial candidate Francis Wilson, describing rumors he had heard that Tom Pendergast was going to switch his endorsement of Wilson to his opponent.

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Correspondence

Letter from Francis Wilson to William Igoe discussing Wilson's primary race for Missouri Governor against Russel Dearmont, including the newspapers from which he will receive endorsements and how to handle a relationship with Tom Pendergast.

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KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
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