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Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Sheriff B. R. Williams, thanking him for his congratulations at receiving the Democratic nomination for governor.

Date: 
October 24th 1935

Letter from Sheriff B. R. Williams to Lloyd C. Stark, congratulating Stark on his endorsement by Pendergast and other Kansas City Democrats.

Date: 
October 16th 1935

Partial letter from Sheriff B. R. Williams of Macon County to Lloyd C. Stark, writing with campaign discussion and his confidence that Stark will receive Tom Pendergast's endorsement.

Date: 
September 30th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark's secretary, Sallye W. Powell, to Miss Mildred Oliver. She confirms the receipt of Miss Oliver's letter and says he will receive it when he returns home. Powell also forwards Miss Oliver's letter to William Ledbetter, inquiring as to whether Stark should reply.

Date: 
January 24th 1936

Letter from Mildred M. Oliver to Lloyd C. Stark, writing with concerns about property remaining with the wife of her murdered attorney and threats she's received from Sheriff Meany. She writes that "T.J. PENDERGAST AND JAMES A FARLEY ARE BOTH JUDAS DEMOCRATS."

Date: 
January 16th 1936

Letter from Tony Buford to Lloyd C. Stark discussing his projection for the make up of the next House of Representatives, as well as support for Stark vs. William Hirth for governor.

Date: 
January 24th 1936

Letter from W. G. Dillon to Lloyd C. Stark, writing that he believes William Hirth has no effective argument against Stark's campaign, but that "the straw-horse he is building will be T.J. Pendergast." Dillon also advises Stark not to rely on Republican crossover votes to carry him.

Date: 
May 21st 1936

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to W. G. Dillon, noting that his campaign headquarters have moved from Louisiana to Jefferson City.

Date: 
May 29th 1936

Letter from W. G. Dillon to Lloyd C. Stark, discussing Stark's opponents' attempts to slur him with his Pendergast connection, but says "the fact is that the Pendergast issue is not hurting us."

Date: 
October 2nd 1936

Letter from William Ledbetter to Charles Aylward discussing Lloyd Stark's attempts to meet with Jim and Tom Pendergast while visiting Kansas City and other campaign updates.

Date: 
January 31st 1936

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Gil P. Bourke, acknowledging that Bourke will be taking over the political activities of Casimir Welch, and including a newspaper clipping about that handover.

Date: 
January 31st 1936

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to William Ledbetter regarding a conversation with Bill Bartley and working with Tom Pendergast.

Date: 
February 4th 1936

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Ralph Gorman thanking him for his offer to help in his campaign as well as for the information Gorman provided.

Date: 
February 7th 1936

Letter from Ralph Gorman to Lloyd C. Stark pledging his support to Stark's gubernatorial campaign and informing him of the political situation in Carroll County, and expressing hope that Tom Pendergast can get involved in their county politics.

Date: 
January 24th 1936

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Ernest O. Boone regarding Boone's letter the "State Educational Institutions of the Negro population."

Date: 
February 7th 1936

Letter from Ernest O. Boone to Lloyd C. Stark discussing the need for "a better Lincoln University for the Negro Youth of the state" and information about the gubernatorial race.

Date: 
January 29th 1936

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Ernest O. Boone, thanking Boone for his support for his candidacy.

Date: 
December 21st 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Lloyd W. King recommending Ernest O. Boone for the position of Negro Inspector of Schools.

Date: 
December 21st 1935

Letter from Ernest O. Boone to Lloyd C. Stark reporting on opinions on Stark's candidacy throughout the northern Missouri and requests an endorsement on his behalf for the appointment of Negro inspector of schools.

Date: 
December 17th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Ernest O. Boone thanking him for his information about conditions in Boone County and "the attitude of the Negro Democrats."

Date: 
October 30th 1935

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