Stark, Lloyd C.

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Correspondence

Letter from Thomas M. Chinn to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, who says he is "for Mr Douglass tooth &toe nail," and thanking Stark for his work toward having a clean government and describing Pendergast men campaigning for James Billings for the upcoming Missouri Supreme Court primary.

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Correspondence

Letter from Mrs. N. L. Dwinnett to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, describing a threat she received suggesting she would lose her pension unless she voted for James Billings for Missouri Supreme Court. She pledges her support to Stark and James Douglas.

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Correspondence

Letter from Howard Steel to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, congratulating him on James Douglas's success in the Missouri Supreme Court Democratic primary, and suggesting the next major battle in Missouri reform is cleaning up influence in the WPA.

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Correspondence

Letter from Chas. W. Dickey to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, describing the influence of the Pendergast machine in Greene County, and lauding his work in cleaning up state politics.

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Correspondence

Letter from J. J. Jennings to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, discussing election fraud and voter intimidation. Jennings also describes his experience as a deputy election commissioner and how the election fraud he witnessed was committed.

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Correspondence

Letter from W. W. McColgin to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, thanking Stark for his work in opposition to the Pendergast machine. He is pleased that "we had a decent orderly election in Kansas City, and that is a great stride in the right direction," and writes of Pendergast, "one day Kansas City will rule out his name and call him dead."

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Correspondence

Letter from Dorman H. O'Leary to Governor Lloyd C. Stark discussing actions taken against Jackson County politicians including County Prosecutor W. W. Graves and Sheriff James Williams. O'Leary is opposed to the sheriff's ouster and argues that "a grave injustice is being done to the only elected official in the court house who has conducted his office in a proper manner."

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Correspondence

Letter from Mrs. Edw. E. Miller to Governor Lloyd C. Stark regarding inconsistent voter registrations related to the Charter Party. She writes: "The machine also is attempting to pad some empty houses."

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Correspondence

Letter from J. H. Easley to Lloyd C. Stark about the state of his campaign in Laclede County. He writes that his "situation in this county is very fine," and that after the Pendergast endorsement "it seems to all be settled." He believes that some farmers might support William Hirth but "they do not feel that he has any chance at all."

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Correspondence

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Harry S. Truman. He writes "I deeply appreciate your judgement and suggestions," and promises to visit when he is in Washington.

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Correspondence

Letter from Mrs. Harris M. Wilson to Lloyd C. Stark, prior to Stark's election as governor, discussing his anticipated endorsement by Tom Pendergast, as well as personal matters.

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Clippings

Booneville Daily News editorial expressing concern that voter fraud will be a problem in the upcoming gubernatorial election. The editorial reports that in a second ward precinct, "Kansas City Star reporters investigating registration irregularities yesterday could not find or account for 131 names at addresses shown on the precinct verification list to be the homes of 236 voters."

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