Barrett, Jesse W.

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Correspondence

Letter from Jesse Barrett to Lowell R. Johnson inquiring about the possibility of filing a contest of Missouri election results in order to prompt a probe.

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Miscellaneous Documents

Text of a speech given by Jesse Barrett at the Annual Reunion of Montgomery County Old Settlers, 1938

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Correspondence

Letter from David M. Proctor to Jesse Barrett discussing the Republican factions in Kansas City, particularly those who are aligned with the Pendergast Machine.

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Correspondence

Letter from J. G. Wells to Missouri gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark informing him of attitudes toward his candidacy and his opponent Jesse Barrett from residents of Kansas and Kansas City.

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Correspondence

Letter from Byron Ball to Lloyd Stark, reporting on a recent speech and campaign rally held by his opponent in the Governor's race, Jessee Barrett.

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Correspondence

Letter from Claude Findly to Missouri gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark pledging his support for his campaign and discussing the general sentiment in St. Louis.

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Correspondence

Letter from Charles L. Dunham to Jesse Barrett describing his political activities over the years and his opposition to the Pendergast Machine in Kansas City.

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Correspondence

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.

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Correspondence

Letter from Jesse Barrett to Hector Burleigh in which he expresses optimism for the political future, with the descent of the Pendergast regime and the opportunity for Republicans to take future elections.

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Correspondence

Letter from Paul Weitkam to Jesse W. Barrett regarding Barrett's candidacy for governor, noting supporters he has spoken with and suggesting that Tom Pendergast doesn't have the hold that he once did.

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Correspondence

Letter from Jesse Barrett to Raymond Brandt of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, advising him of a rumor he heard about Pendergast traveling East to assert the influence of his political machine.

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Correspondence

Letter from William Kitchen updating candidate Lloyd Stark on developments with his opponents inthe Democratic primary.

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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.