Davies, A. A.

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Letter from A. A. Davies to Governor Lloyd Stark, sending an enclosure that addresses the city and county property assessments. The enclosure describes an increase in assessments, and that "taxing authorities ... hide behind closed doors to enact a tax increase when market values of Real Estate are below depression levels." Voters are urged to "curb the asperations [sic] of the BOSS to rule the State of Missouri in like manner" and vote for Judge Douglas for Missouri Supreme Court.

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