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Letter from Congressman Clarence Cannon to Lloyd C. Stark, congratulating him on his support from Pendergast and Dickmann in St. Louis, as well as being uncontested in the Democratic primary.

Date: 
October 18th 1935

Telegram from St. Joseph Police Commissioner Richard Johnson to Lloyd C. Stark, congratulating Stark on receiving the Pendergast endorsement.

Date: 
October 16th 1935

Letter from Howard Bowles, president of the Young Democratic Club, to Lloyd C. Stark, congratulating Stark on his Pendergast endorsement.

Date: 
October 16th 1935

Letter from E. L. Preston to Lloyd C. Stark, noting the positive reception Stark had received at a Missouri Press Association meeting, as well as offering his support for the campaign. Preston also encloses a letter he sent to Tom Pendergast regarding Stark.

Date: 
October 22nd 1935

Letter from E. L. Preston to Tom Pendergast, congratulating his endorsement of Lloyd Stark for governor.

Date: 
October 19th 1935

Letter from Robert A. Glenn to Lloyd C. Stark writing about the view of the governors race from St. Louis and what issues may await him during the campaign.

Date: 
October 17th 1935

Letter from Joseph L. A. Buechler to Lloyd C. Stark pledging his support for Stark's campaign and saying his "election is assured" thanks to Pendergast's endorsement.

Date: 
October 20th 1935

Letter from Charles D. Osborne to Lloyd C. Stark, writing with information about Stark's campaign in Morgan, Montieau, Cooper, and Pettis counties.

Date: 
June 11th 1935

Letter from E. Mont. Reily to Lloyd C. Stark, vowing to support the candidate backed by Tom Pendergast if he doesn't like the candidate nominated by the Republican party.

Date: 
October 26th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to E. Mont. Reily, noting his gratification at the widespread Democratic support for his campaign.

Date: 
November 1st 1935

Letter from R. McD. Smith, Jr. to Lloyd C. Stark offering to write an article in support of Stark, and reporting positive sentiments about his campaign in Kansas City.

Date: 
October 21st 1935

Letter from Arthur F. Smith to Lloyd C. Stark, reporting that he is temporarily withdrawing his endorsement of Stark in light of Tom Pendergast's support of his campaign.

Date: 
October 28th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Arthur F. Smith, thanking Smith for his support for his campaign.

Date: 
October 11th 1935

Letter from Arthur F. Smith to Lloyd C. Stark, writing that he is "strongly in favor" of Stark's candidacy for governor and offering to share knowledge he has of southern Missouri after his work with the Census Bureau.

Date: 
October 9th 1935

Letter from J. B. Journey to Lloyd C. Stark writing with information about sentiments regarding the governors race in Nevada and the rest of Vernon County.

Date: 
October 17th 1935

Letter from Robert L. Hyder to Lloyd C. Stark, expressing his pleasure that Stark has been endorsed by Tom Pendergast, and noting that he has a great deal of Democratic as well as Republican support.

Date: 
October 21st 1935

Letter from Lloyd L. Cantrell to Lloyd C. Stark providing information about the attitudes of voters in Newton County, and also providing his opinion on William Hirth potentially running against Stark. He writes that Hirth's candidacy "need not cause you a moments worry because he can't handle his own organization ... and his domineering way and impractical radical ideas coupled with his age and physical condition elimintes him in every way as a serious contender."

Date: 
October 25th 1935

Letter from Charles D. Osborne to Lloyd C. Stark providing information on various individuals throughout the state, and stating that he believes Pendergast endorses good men. He is also concerned about drinking around the Capitol. Osborne describes himself as an "anti-prohibitionist" but worries that "mixed drinking in politics is bound to create very many unfortunate conditions and is demoralizing the women in politics."

Date: 
November 4th 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 R. P. Spencer to Lloyd C. Stark noting Pendergast's decision to support Stark and discussing potential candidates for attorney general. He believes Franklin Miller would be a superior candidate to Roy McKittrick.

Date: 
October 16th 1935

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Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
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