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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.

Date: 
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.

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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.

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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."

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January 26th 1935

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

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January 3rd 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Dr. W. Y. Foster reporting that there is strong support for his campaign reported by members of the Pendergast organization.

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October 8th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Carell Hull, inquiring as to whether he might have Hull's support in his campaign for governor.

Date: 
September 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 Lloyd C. Stark to Arthur F. Smith, thanking Smith for his support for his campaign.

Date: 
October 11th 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 Lloyd C. Stark to R. P. Spencer, thanking him for his advice and reporting that he thinks Senator Bennett Clark will be friendly to his campaign. He also mentions contacts in Howard County and Arrow Rock.

Date: 
July 5th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to R. P. Spencer, writing that he does have friends within the Pendergast organization but that he does "not intend to be a candidate of any faction or section, but of the whole Democratic Party in Missouri."

Date: 
June 22nd 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Chester A. Franklin, editor of The Call newspaper, offering to discuss further his suggestions "concerning the need of better educational facilities for the Negroes in Missouri."

Date: 
November 13th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Jim Pendergast, making a gift of a jug of Golden Delicious apple cider from Stark's orchard.

Date: 
November 20th 1935

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