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Letter from J. William Smith to Governor Lloyd C. Stark concerning the inadequacy of police protection in past Kansas City elections and other political and economic problems in the city. He also writes that he "would like to add ... that this is the most Wide 'open' town I was ever in."

Letter signed "Who Knows" to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, discussing Louis Stigall, Chief Counsel of the Highway Department, reporting that he has allegiances to Pendergast. Per the letter, Stigall "has always claimed his appointment came from T. J.

Letter to Lloyd Stark offering assurances and advice about his campaign for Missouri governor.

Letter from John Joseph Gausch to Lloyd C. Stark, prior to Stark's election as governor, noting that Pendergast announced his support for Stark on October 16, 1935. Gausch reports that Stark also has the endorsement of St.

Letter from Ralph F. Lozier to John T. Barker in which Lozier explains Thomas J. Pendergast's support of Lozier in his 1932 U.S. Representative campaign. He also informs Barker of a political effort in Missouri to divide Democrats from Kansas City with those of rural Missouri.

Letter from Tom Boydston to Guy B. Park about an article in a Massachusetts newspaper about Pendergast's control over Kansas City.

Pamphlet describing how Pendergast, "King of Kansas City, Emperor of Missouri," and his machine gained power in Kansas City and its role in statewide election fraud.

Letter from E. B. DeShon to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, discussing James M. Douglas winning the Democratic Primary for the Missouri Supreme Court race, and pledging assistance in the fall election.

Letter from F. D. Lair to Missouri gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark urging him to organize his campaign in order to ensure the Republicans are not victorious.

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

Copy of a telegram form James A. Reed to Tom Pendergast regarding "the Franklin matter."

Letter from James A. Reed to Tom Pendergast recommending Judge Nichols for a position.