Spencer, Richard Perry

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Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to R. P. Spencer, writing that he does have friends within the Pendergast organization but that he does "not intend to be a candidate of any faction or section, but of the whole Democratic Party in Missouri."

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from R. P. Spencer to Lloyd C. Stark suggesting Stark open his campaign in Fayette, William Hirth potentially running against him, and other campaign issues.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from R. P. Spencer to Lloyd C. Stark discussing Stark's prospects and whether or not he will received Pendergast's support.

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Correspondence

Letter from R. P. Spencer to Lloyd C. Stark noting Pendergast's decision to support Stark and discussing potential candidates for attorney general. He believes Franklin Miller would be a superior candidate to Roy McKittrick.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from R. P. Spencer to Lloyd C. Stark regarding a Democratic picnic in Arrow Rock and a rumor that Stark had been affiliated with the Ku Klux Klan.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from R. P. Spencer to Lloyd C. Clark regarding potential rivals in the campaign for governor, including Frank Harris.

Genre: 
Correspondence

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.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Richard Perry Spencer to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on February 1, 1932. Spencer believes that every Pendergast-endorsed candidate should be defeated in the upcoming primary. Otherwise, a precedent might form where candidates spend more time vying for the support of Pendergast than the support of the people.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from R. P. Spencer to Lloyd C. Clark discussing campaign logistics and courtesies and how various state politicians feel about his candidacy. He also discusses campaigning in Arrow Rock and Jefferson City, and warns that "a faction in St. Louis, friends of Igoe, and ... of Mayor Dickmann, wish to throw their support to some candidate, other than the one supported by Pendergast."

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