Cannon, Clarence

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From Sye Brisley to Lloyd Stark

This letter provides an update to Lloyd Stark on the status of support for his gubernatorial campaign in Missouri.

From Ralph F. Lozier to Clarence Cannon

Letter from Ralph F. Lozier to Clarence Cannon of Elsberry, Missouri. Lozier relates his political discussions with Thomas J. Pendergast, commenting on who might be adequate candidates for the following election.

From Lloyd Stark to Francis Wilson

Two letters from Lloyd C. Stark regarding Democratic candidate for Missouri Governor, Francis M. Wilson. The first was sent to Wilson, and refers to the enclosed second letter, which seeks to secure the campaign work of W. M. Ledbetter.

From Lloyd Stark to Francis Wilson

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Missouri gubernatorial candidate Francis Wilson, recommending he help out Clarence Cannon in exchange for assistance on the campaign.

From Lloyd C. Stark to R. McD. Smith

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to R. McD. Smith regarding meetings with Missouri senators and congressmen. He writes that he "was mighty glad to learn that Bennett and the Kansas City boys are pulling together so well," and that "Harry Truman and Bennett are working just like a team of horses ... and are both friendly toward us."

From Lloyd C. Stark to Harry S. Truman

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Senator Harry S. Truman, discussing state politics. Stark compliments Clarence Cannon and says he can be of assistance, and writes that "he will be delighted to do anything he can because, confidentially, he is deeply grateful to Mr. Pendergast for his friendship and assistance."

From Lloyd C. Stark to Clarence Cannon

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Clarence Cannon, thanking Cannon for providing "the military record of our mutual friend."

From Harry S. Truman to Lloyd C. Stark

Letter from Senator Harry S. Truman to Lloyd C. Stark thanking Stark for his opinion on Congressman Cannon.

From Harry S. Truman to Bess W. Truman, June 19, 1935

Letter from Harry S. Truman in Washington D.C. to his wife Bess in Independence, Missouri. In this letter, Truman tells Bess of his meeting with President Roosevelt, Bennett C. Clark, and Clarence Cannon concerning relief for flood victims. Truman adds that, "I had a chance to tell Mr. Roosevelt what I thought of Mr. Mitchell. He very readily agreed with me."

From Francis Wilson to Lloyd Stark

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.

From Clarence Cannon to Mrs. Charles L. Powell

Letter from Clarence Cannon to Mrs. Charles L. Powell asking to show the accompanying letter to Stark and then destroy it.

From Clarence Cannon to Lloyd Stark

Letter from Clarence Cannon to Lloyd Stark, recounting a speech by his Republican opponent, Jesse Barrett. The text discusses corruption under the Pendergast Machine and throughout the state, including insurance and pension fraud.