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Letter from Paul A. Hasting, who is a candidate for an unnamed office in Carrollton, asking Hurst to petition Lloyd Stark for his support in the race.

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May 12th 1936

Letter congratulating Lloyd Stark on garnering the political support of Tom Pendergast in the governor's race of 1936.

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October 16th 1935

Letter from O. W. Joslyn of Charleston, Missouri to gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark, assuring him that support for his opponent is not strong in Mississippi County.

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January 7th 1936

Letter from Ralph Wammack to gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark in which he discusses the importance of garnering the support of the Pendergast regime in order to be victorious.

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October 1st 1935

Letter from Forrest Woodruff of St. Louis, MO offering his help and support in Stark's gubernatorial campaign, particularly in Franklin and Crawford counties.

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May 15th 1936

Letter from A. Reed Wilson to gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark, updating him on activities related to his campaign in Kansas City.

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March 28th 1936

Letter from A. Reed Wilson to Lloyd Stark regarding the appointment of Dr. Whitsell to run Stark's campaign in northwest Missouri.

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November 12th 1935

Unsigned typed document, presumably written by Lloyd Stark. It regards a visit to William Igoe in St. Louis about the feasibility of the author's chances in running for Missouri governor.

Date: 
May 1st 1935

Letter from William Igoe to Lloyd Stark about Bernard Dickmann's candidacy for St. Louis mayor .

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February 18th 1933

Letter to William Igoe from Lloyd Stark concerning the St. Louis mayoral race, and Bernard Dickmann's candidacy in particular.

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February 23rd 1933

Letter from James Espy of St. Louis to missouri gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark about his candidacy. He also discusses Tom Pednergast's attempts to take over the St. Louis Republican party as he had done in Kansas City.

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September 26th 1935

Letter to candidate Lloyd Stark asserting that Tom Pendergast had no choice but to endorse him for the governor's race.

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December 19th 1935

Letter to Lloyd Stark from a constituent disparaging R. Emmet O'Malley for his attempts to recover taxes from fraternal and social organizations.

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May 30th 1936

Letter from Fielding Stapleton to Missouri gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark, informing him of the broad level of support in Gentry and surrounding counties, in light of tom Pendergast's endorsement. Stapleton reports that he tells friends "that you are not a 'machine' candidate but rather that you are a candidate picked by the out State Democrats of Missouri who happen to have 'machine' backing."

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November 5th 1935

Cover page of the Kansas City Bar bulletin and a single page, advertising a dinner in honor of Missouri Supreme Court judges.

Date: 
May 1936

Letter from H. R. Conway to candidate Lloyd Stark about the split among Democratic voters in terms of their support for his candidacy and attitudes about the Pendergast machine.

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June 13th 1936

This letter provides the names of three prominent Missourians who can be of assistance to candidate Lloyd Stark's run for governor.

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June 13th 1936

Letter from J. H. Orr congratulating gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark on his endorsement by Tom Pendergast.

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October 19th 1935

In this letter, Watts asserts his position that Tom Pendergast was compelled to support Lloyd Stark's candidacy for Governor by the success of the campaign. He also inquires if Stark is a Mason. He concludes by urging Stark not to take his opponent lightly and to avoid overconfidence.

Date: 
May 21st 1936

Letter from Josephine Lay to gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark discussing attitudes about his recent endoresement by Tom Pendergast.

Date: 
December 3rd 1935

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