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Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Casimir J. Welch, congratulating Welch on the bird of his daughter.

Date: 
December 10th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Casimir J. Welch sending wishes for a merry Christmas and happy New year.

Date: 
December 20th 1935

Letter from Casimir J. Welch to Lloyd C. Stark, sending thanks for the jug of cider and inviting him to call on him when in Kansas City.

Date: 
December 14th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Casimir J. Welch, writing that he is sending Welch a jug of cider made from his orchard's Golden Delicious apples.

Date: 
November 20th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Casimir J. Welch hoping that Mrs. Welch will recover quickly from an illness.

Date: 
July 9th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Casimir J. Welch, writing that he is sending a gift of "a small fountain pencil" for Mrs. Welch.

Date: 
May 22nd 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Casimir J. Welch, writing that he is sending a box of Golden Delicious and Staymared apples.

Portrait of Missouri Governor Lloyd C. Stark.

Date: 
1936

Confidental memorandum regarding Pendergast machine activities. The memo mentions patronage from the current governor, internal feuds, the State Highway Department, and advises allying Jim Aylward because "[Tom Pendergast] is slipping [and] Young Jim incompetent."

Date: 
1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to James Aylward, making plans to attend the Missouri Corn Husking Contest together with Colonel Thompson.

Date: 
October 24th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Chas. W. Dickey, mentioning a trip to dedicate a statue of William Joel Stone and having to miss the Young Democratic banquet.

Date: 
October 14th 1935

Letter from Charles W. Dickey to Lloyd C. Stark, noting that Stark is well regarded for not soliciting the Pendergast endorsement as much as other candidates, but that having that endorsement would likely ensure him the nomination. He also writes that Stark has support in Wright and Texas counties.

Date: 
October 10th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Chas. W. Dickey regarding his correspondence with John Green and the positive reaction the Pendergast machine is hearing about Stark's candidacy.

Date: 
October 4th 1935

Letter from Chas. W. Dickey to Lloyd C. Stark discussing newspaper coverage of his campaign in Lamar, as well as concerns about WPA patronage from the Pendergast machine.

Date: 
October 1st 1935

Letter from Chas. W. Dickey to Lloyd C. Stark, writing with campaign advice and potential connections throughout the state. He also references clippings which appeared in the Lamar Daily Democrat and Springfield Leader, and mentions concerns with Pendergast involvement in WPA appointments.

Date: 
September 20th 1935

Letter from LLoyd C. Stark to Frank E. Mitchell, reporting that he has confidence that Pendergast will endorse his campaign and that his candidacy already is seeing great support.

Date: 
August 31st 1935

Letter from Frank E Mitchell to Lloyd C. Stark reporting on support for Stark's candidacy from Saline County and elsewhere in the state. He suggests that Stark would win the St. Louis and out-state vote if he is opposed by the Pendergast machine.

Date: 
August 14th 1935

Letter from R. P. Spencer to Lloyd C. Stark suggesting Stark open his campaign in Fayette, William Hirth potentially running against him, and other campaign issues.

Date: 
January 9th 1936

Telegram from Lloyd C. Stark to James M. Pendergast about being in Kansas City the next day and hoping to meet with him and Jim Aylward.

Date: 
January 10th 1936

Letter from S. P. Lidell to Lloyd C. Stark regarding William Hirth deciding to enter the governors race and Stark's potential support by Tom Pendergast. Lidell writes that he is telling friends that Stark "couldn't afford to tell Mr. Pendergast that you wouldn't want his support."

Date: 
January 13th 1936

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