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Letter from Governor Lloyd C. Stark to Hon. Fred Blair Townsend, regarding Missouri's delegation to the Democratic National Convention. Stark says he believes that "Missouri is safely in line with the Roosevelt forces."

Date: 
April 29th 1940

Letter from Governor Lloyd C. Stark to the headquarters of James Douglas' campaign for Missouri Supreme Court, asking them to look into whether Anna Watson of Marceline is working for the Billings campaign, as she said she was obligated to Tom Pendergast.

Date: 
July 11th 1938

Letter from Governor Lloyd C. Stark to the headquarters of James Douglas' campaign for Missouri Supreme Court, asking them to look into whether Anna Watson of Marceline is working for the Billings campaign, as she said she was obligated to Tom Pendergast.

Date: 
July 11th 1938

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to George G. Starmer regarding Tom Pendergast and Stark's gubernatorial campaign.

Date: 
November 26th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Mabel Dunlap regarding her support for his gubernatorial campaign and his likely endorsement by the Pendergast machine.

Date: 
April 29th 1935

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."

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Senator Harry S. Truman regarding a visit Stark had with Pendergast, described as "our mutual friend in Kansas City."

Date: 
March 22nd 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Mrs. Francis M. Wilson, discussing how he is waiting to learn if Pendergast will support his candidacy.

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June 27th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Mrs. Francis M. Wilson, stating his confidence that he will receive the support of the Pendergast machine and Bennett Clark.

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July 6th 1935

Letter from Congressman Clarence Cannon to Lloyd C. Stark, relating a conversaion with Rufus Jackson about who Pendergast and the Missouri Democrats were opting to support in the upcoming gubernatorial race.

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July 13th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to James Pendergast to schedule a meeting with Tom Pendergast.

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September 16th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to James P. Aylward, thanking Aylward for meeting with him while he was visiting Kansas City and mentioning that Colonel Bouchard's poll indicates strong support for Stark's campaign.

Date: 
September 17th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Dr. W. Y. Foster reporting that there is strong support for his campaign reported by members of the Pendergast organization.

Date: 
October 8th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Duke Shoop discussing other potential candidates for governor as well as campaign logistics. Stark writes that his campaign has "received about 67% of all the spaces in the newspapers devoted to the gubernatorial candidates since the last election, while all the other candidates put together have received the remaining 33%."

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Jim Pendergast, making a gift of a jug of Golden Delicious apple cider from Stark's orchard.

Date: 
November 20th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to James M. Pendergast, nephew of Boss Tom Pendergast, inquiring as to when Tom will return to Kansas City from a trip to Colorado so that Stark might travel to meet with them.

Date: 
September 20th 1934

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to James M. Pendergast regarding appointees for the tax and game commissions.

Date: 
January 20th 1933

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to James M. Pendergast discussing family health and his orchards, as well as the business of the last state legislature.

Date: 
May 8th 1933

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to James M. Pendergast noting the success of Guy Park in the election, the death of Doc Biggs, and other matters.

Date: 
November 19th 1932

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Tom Pendergast, mentioning "certain rumors ... regarding a mutual friend of ours" in Jefferson City and asking for a meeting.

Date: 
December 7th 1932

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