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Letter from William M. Ledbetter to Lloyd C. Stark discussing upcoming meetings with press associations and the support Stark has with various lawyers and politicians in the state versus other prospective candidates.

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June 16th 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.

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October 8th 1935

Letter from William M. Ledbetter to Lloyd C. Stark discussing coverage of Stark's candidacy in the Louisiana Press-Journal and his support by Pendergast and Bennett Clark.

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October 1st 1935

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 W. M. Ledbetter, secretary at the Stark for Governor Organization, to Lloyd C. Stark, during Stark's gubernatorial campaign. Ledbetter discusses labor contacts in Kansas City, including Cliff Langsdale.

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February 3rd 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 updating gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark on fundraising activites and expenditures for the campaign.

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March 2nd 1936

Letter from W. M. Ledbetter, the secretary of the Stark for Governor Organization, updating Lloyd Stark on campaign activities across the state.

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March 13th 1936

Letter to Orrin Shaw indicating candidate Lloyd Stark's intention to hold a labor meeting in Kansas City.

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March 16th 1936

Letter from W. M. Ledbetter acknowledging the receipt of a campaign contribution and discussing contributions from other supporters.

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March 18th 1936

Letter from W. M. Ledbetter to Lloyd Stark updating him on plans to meet and discuss a labor matter in Louisiana, MO.

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March 27th 1936

Letter to Lloyd Stark in which W. M. Ledbetter informs him of information about Republican misdeeds in St. Louis, which may serve to distract the public from complaints about Stark's apparent affiliation with Tom Pendergast.

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April 6th 1936

Letter from W. M. Ledbetter to James P. Aylward in which the author describes his investigations into scandals involving the Republican party in St. Louis.

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April 18th 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
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