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Memoradum discussing plans for Lloyd Stark's gubernatorial campaign. It notes the importance of announcing the Pendergast endorsement quickly and openly "to prevent, as far as possible, a 'reconsideration' later." It also discusses plans for establishing Stark-for-Governor clubs throughout the state, establishing patronage, finance and executive committees, and how to deal with the likely anti-Pendergast movement.

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October 1935

List of recipients of a gift of Golden Delicious apple cider from Lloyd C. Stark's orchards.

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September 1935

List of recipients of a gift of Golden Delicious apple cider from Lloyd C. Stark's orchards.

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November 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.

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January 9th 1936

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to J. O. L. Goggin regarding his offer to provide printing to Stark's campaign.

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January 13th 1936

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Harry S. Truman reporting on his meeting with Tom Pendergast and Jim Aylward about his campaign and how the campaign is being staffed. He writes that "on the advice of everybody, including T.J., we are not even mentioning his name; just ignoring him entirely."

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January 17th 1936

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.

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January 24th 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.

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January 24th 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.

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January 31st 1936

Letter from William Ledbetter to W. L. Bouchard discussing financial and organizational arrangements of Stark's gubernatorial campaign.

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February 10th 1936

Letter from William Ledbetter to W. L. Bouchard discussing Stark campaign issues, how appointments will be allotted through Missouri counties, and appointing members of the campaign's finance committee.

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February 11th 1936

Letter from William M. Ledbetter to candidate Lloyd Stark, advising him on upcoming campaign meetings across Missouri.

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April 26th 1935

Letter from William M. Ledbetter to Lloyd Stark, urgin him not to appeal to the federal government for a proble into Missouri state election rigging.

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August 18th 1936

Letter from W. M. Ledbetter to Lloyd Stark advising him not to get involved in accusations of voting irregularities in the recent Missouri statewide election.

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August 17th 1936

Letter from Joseph Werby to W. M. Ledbetter, Finance Secretary for Lloyd Stark's gubernatorial campaign. Werby describes the efforst he has taken to install large campaign billboards alongside busy roads in large Missouri cities.

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July 17th 1936
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Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
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