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Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Jimmy Hurst discussing the state of their orchards and making an invitation to visit his own orchard if he happens through.

Date: 
January 10th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to J. H. Easley discussing Stark's gubernatorial campaign. He writes that he understands "that the Kansas City organization will support the strongest candidates, and if that is true,... we should have their support."

Date: 
February 6th 1935

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 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 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."

Date: 
April 1st 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Miss Alice Blakely, which refers to her application for work as a stenographer in the office of Lloyd W. King, State Superintendent of Schools.

Date: 
April 11th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Lloyd W. King, State Superintendent of Schools, regarding Miss Alice Blakely's application for work as a stenographer in King's office.

Date: 
April 11th 1935

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.

Date: 
April 12th 1935

Letter from C. L. Chandler to Lloyd C. Stark, thanking him for the information about the political situation in his area.

Date: 
June 20th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to C. L. Chandler, requesting further information about other prospective candidates for governor and their support in Chandler's area of the state.

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August 28th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Reginald D. Frame, thanking him for a letter of congratulations and noting "the almost unanimous support I have received from the Democratic Party in the different counties, and the solid backing of both the St. Louis and Kansas City Democracy."

Date: 
October 28th 1935

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

Date: 
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.

Date: 
July 6th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to W. R. Reavis, writing that he agrees with his assesment of his chances in the campaign should he not receive Pendergast's endorsement.

Date: 
July 16th 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.

Date: 
July 13th 1935

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

Date: 
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 A. Reed Wilson discussing men Wilson had recommended Stark meet with about his campaign, including Fat Whitlow and George Johnston. He also writes that he thinks "we have Callaway County sewed up."

Date: 
January 26th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to A. Reed Wilson asking whether a list of men are favorable to his campaign.

Date: 
January 3rd 1935

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