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Letter from R. P. Spencer to Lloyd C. Stark noting Pendergast's decision to support Stark and discussing potential candidates for attorney general. He believes Franklin Miller would be a superior candidate to Roy McKittrick.

Date: 
October 16th 1935

Letter from R. P. Spencer to Lloyd C. Clark regarding potential rivals in the campaign for governor, including Frank Harris.

Date: 
July 17th 1935

Letter from R. P. Spencer to Lloyd C. Clark discussing campaign logistics and courtesies and how various state politicians feel about his candidacy. He also discusses campaigning in Arrow Rock and Jefferson City, and warns that "a faction in St. Louis, friends of Igoe, and ... of Mayor Dickmann, wish to throw their support to some candidate, other than the one supported by Pendergast."

Date: 
June 29th 1935

Letter from R. P. Spencer to Lloyd C. Stark discussing Stark's prospects and whether or not he will received Pendergast's support.

Date: 
June 14th 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.

Date: 
January 9th 1936

Letter from Richard Perry Spencer to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on February 1, 1932. Spencer believes that every Pendergast-endorsed candidate should be defeated in the upcoming primary. Otherwise, a precedent might form where candidates spend more time vying for the support of Pendergast than the support of the people.

Date: 
February 1st 1932
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