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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 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 J. W. Hudson of Kansas City offering a radio speaking opportunity to Missouri candidate for Governor, Lloyd Stark.

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March 10th 1936

Letter from Omar Robinson to candidate for Missouri governor, Lloyd Stark, advising him to speak out publicly against R. Emmet O'Malley, the Commissioner of Insurance.

Date: 
August 5th 1936

The author urges Lloyd Stark's secretary Sallye Powell to communicate Stark's schedule for a Legion Convention in Springfield to Jerry Duggan.

Date: 
August 26th 1936

This letter from Kitchen recommends placing an advertisement in the 'Missouri Legionnaire' in response to one placed by his competitor in the gubernatorial primary. He concludes by encouraging Lloyd Stark to meet very soon with Tom Pendergast because he learned that the Kansas City strongman was soon to have surgery in New York.

Date: 
August 25th 1936

Letter from William Kitchen in which he states his ideas for handling Lloyd Stark's opponent in an upcoming speech.

Date: 
August 1936

Letter from Martha Murphy to Missouri gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark pledging her support for his campaign.

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April 8th 1936

Letter from Joseph Werby to Lloyd Stark asking for a meeting about creating a slogan and signage for Stark's campaign for Missouri Governor.

Date: 
October 25th 1935

Letter from Joseph Werby to candidate for Missouri governor, Lloyd Stark. Werby states his affiliation with Tom Pendergast and offers to create slogans and billboard advertising for Stark's campaign.

Date: 
October 16th 1935

Letter from William C. Reynolds of Kansas City to Democratic contender for Governor, Lloyd Stark. Reynolds advises Stark on talking points to make a various locales in the state.

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October 7th 1936

Letter from Cyril B. Brown to Samuel O. Hargus requesting an endorsement to Tom Pendergast for an appointment in R. Emmet O'Malley's insurance department.

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April 6th 1933

Letter from Mrs. B. Marts to Guy B. Park reporting on rampant voter fraud in Kansas City.

Date: 
August 16th 1936

Letter from David Proctor to Jesse Barrett, describing Kansas City Republicans as being aligned with the Pendergast Machine.

Date: 
January 15th 1936

Letter from David M. Proctor to Jesse Barrett discussing the Republican factions in Kansas City, particularly those who are aligned with the Pendergast Machine.

Date: 
January 26th 1936

Letter from Frank Hilmes to Jesse Barrett, candidate for Missouri governor, advising him to seek a meeting with Roy Roberts of the Kansas City Star.

Date: 
February 4th 1936

Letter from John S. Bates to Republican gubernatorial candidate Jesse Barrett describing the support for his campaign in Kansas City.

Date: 
February 4th 1936

Letter from Henry Bundschu to Republican gubernatorial candidate Jesse Barrett, describing his prospects for winning the election and the political outlooks in Kansas City and St. Louis in particular.

Date: 
February 4th 1936

Letter from Lowell R. Johnson to 1936 Missouri gubernatorial candidate Jesse Barrett, indicating the presence of election fraud in Kansas City.

Date: 
January 12th 1937

Letter from Homer B. Mann to Jesse Barrett, describing a recent publication about a Thomas Hart Benton mural as well as his feelings about voting fraud in Kansas City during the recent election.

Date: 
January 22nd 1937

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