Pendergast, Thomas J.

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From W. T. Elam to Lloyd C. Stark

Letter from Dr. W. T. Elam to Governor Lloyd C. Stark. Elam writes that he heard that he "had been classified in [Stark's] mind as a Pendergast follower." He denies this and states that he feels "that every good citizen should back you up in your stand against bossism."

From W. R. Reavis to Lloyd C. Stark

Letter from W. R. Reavis to Lloyd C. Stark. Reavis writes that Pendergast's support is a good goal, but that he believes Stark's candidacy could still be successful without that endorsement. He writes that "to allow [the machine] to continue to dominate the party outstate is inviting disaster," and that "a smart man in the governor's chair could circumscribe their activities without alienating their support and cooperation."

From W. M. Ledbetter to W. L. Bouchard

Letter from William Ledbetter to W. L. Bouchard discussing financial and organizational arrangements of Stark's gubernatorial campaign.

From W. M. Ledbetter to Lloyd Stark

Letter from William M. Ledbetter to candidate Lloyd Stark, advising him on upcoming campaign meetings across Missouri.

From W. M. Ledbetter to Lloyd Stark

Letter from W. M. Ledbetter to Lloyd Stark updating him on plans to meet and discuss a labor matter in Louisiana, MO.

From W. M. Ledbetter to Lloyd Stark

Letter from W. M. Ledbetter, the secretary of the Stark for Governor Organization, updating Lloyd Stark on campaign activities across the state.

From W. L. Brandon to Lloyd C. Stark

Letter from Dr. W. T. Elam to W. M. Marsh, discussing the alliances and influence of a "Dr. P." Elam clarifies that Dr. P's "loyalty will definitely be on the side of the Governor" but that "he and Dr. Bourke were both under obligation to Mr. P[endergast] for his endorsement."

From W. L. Bouchard to W. M. Ledbetter

Letter from Colonel W. L. Bouchard describing a recent trip to Kansas City on behalf of the Stark-for-Governor campaign.

From W. L. Bouchard to W. L. Nelson

Letter to W. L. Nelson thanking him for his support of Lloyd Stark's candidacy for governor.

From W. H. Waggoner to Lloyd C. Stark

Letter from W. H. Waggoner to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, describing suspicious activity from the courts regarding eligible voter records, and his prediction that Judge James M. Douglas will perform well in elections outside of the Kansas City area.

From W. H. Reed to Lloyd Stark

Letter from W. H. Reed to Lloyd Stark offering his support for his candidacy for Missouri governor.

From W. G. Lynch to Lloyd C. Stark

Letter from W. G. Lynch to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, reporting that while the August 2 election was cleaner than in the past, corruption still remains and that "liquor interests must be curbed and license laws enforced." Lynch also congratulations Stark on James Douglas's win in the Supreme Court vote, and writes that "the boss thrives on prestige and privilege... You have deflated him considerably. He is no longer unbeatable."