Milligan, Jacob L. "Tuck"

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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 Katherine W. Halterman to Ralph F. Lozier

Letter from Katherine Halterman to Ralph Lozier regarding potential senate candidates.

From Katherine W. Halterman to Ralph F. Lozier

Letter from Katherine W. Halterman to Ralph F. Lozier regarding assistance he has provided for her son, as well the upcoming Senate election.

From Jesse Barrett to I. N. Watson

Response letter from Jesse Barrett to I. N. Watson describing his positive reactions to developments in Kansas City, including the prosecutions of election fraud perpetrators and the Governor's appointments to the Election Board.

From J. L. Milligan to Guy B. Park

Letter from Jacob L. Milligan to Guy B. Park discussing political "back-biting" in Missouri surrounding the funeral of Francis Wilson.

From I. N. Watson to Jesse Barrett

Letter from I. N. Watson to Jesse Barrett describing his work coordinating a new slate of city council candidates and other attempts to oust the Pendergast Machine from power.

From I. N. Watson to Jesse Barrett

Letter from I. N. Watson to Jesse Barrett, describing his preference for caution in reacting to indictments of persons responsible for voting fraud in Kansas City.

From Harry S. Truman to Bess W. Truman, July 27, 1939

Letter from Harry S. Truman in Washington D.C. to his wife Bess in Independence, Missouri. In this letter, Truman updates Bess on his day and then provides details on Clark and Truman's political maneuvering: "Clark said he was to see Tuck [Jacob] Milligan yesterday and that he'd rub a little salt on Stark. He thinks maybe we can get 'em all in the race."

From George G. Vest to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr.

Letter from George G. Vest to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on June 1, 1934. Vest asks for Mitchell's support of John J. Cochran for U.S. Senator and describes Cochran's growing support in Missouri.

From G. H. Foree to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr.

Letter from G. H. Foree to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on June 26, 1934. Foree reports on John J. Cochran's political meeting in St. Louis of the previous evening and on Cochran's projected polling in St. Louis. He recounts, "They are claiming 10 to 1 of all the combined votes of [Jacob L.] Milligan and [Harry S.] Truman in the city." Foree also mentions that Cochran recently traveled to Kansas City to meet with Thomas J. Pendergast.

From G. H. Foree to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr.

Letter from G. H. Foree to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on June 19, 1934. In the U.S. Senate race, Foree notes candidates Jacob L. Milligan and John J. Cochran fighting each other, but notes little press in St. Louis on Harry S. Truman. On this point, Foree comments, "Pendergast never did hunt ducks with a brass band."