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Letter from Jimmy Hurst to Lloyd C. Stark warning him of a potential situation of concern involving Matthew Murray, director of the state relief fund, and his concern that Murray "might be something sinister in the making."

Date: 
July 11th 1935

Letter from Jimmy Hurst to Lloyd C. Stark, reporting on a meeting he had with Tom Pendergast. Hurst writes that Pendergast said he would support whichever candidate for governor came out on top, and Hurst believes that Stark is likely to be that man.

Date: 
September 14th 1935

Letter from William M. Ledbetter to Lloyd C. Stark discussing the logistics of the upcoming campaign, including how much time Stark will spend at his home in Louisiana, the upcoming Missouri Press Association meeting and American Royal, and gossip about other potential candidates including William Hirth.

Date: 
October 8th 1935

Letter from Chas. W. Dickey to Lloyd C. Stark discussing newspaper coverage of his campaign in Lamar, as well as concerns about WPA patronage from the Pendergast machine.

Date: 
October 1st 1935

Letter of introduction for Sam Ford from Guy Park to Matthew Murray. Ford seeks employment with the Public Works department.

Date: 
June 25th 1935

Letter from Matthew Murray to Guy park indicating his intention to follow through with a job for Sam Ford in the W.P.A.

Date: 
July 8th 1935
KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.