From Ellison Neel to Wallace I. Bowers


Letter from Ellison Neel to Wallace I. Bowers discussing his work to support Judge James Douglas in the Missouri Supreme Court primary race, and rejecting the notion that when an organization supports a candidate, and that candidate wins the office, "that, therefore, the organization owns him, body and soul." He also writes that Judge Douglas is "much better equipped" than Billings, and that the effort to defeat Douglas is merely "certain individuals" asking Democrats "to join them in an effort to vent their spite on Governor Stark," and recounts other campaigns from the past wherein candidates who factions "could not control" were opposed in their campaign for re-election.

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Kansas City, MO
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Ellison Adger Neel, Political Correspondence and Speeches, 1938 - B245 2F3
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