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Letter from J. H. Easley to Tom Pendergast, encouraging him to support Lloyd Stark for Missouri governor. He reports that "in Laclede County, and the immediate section around it, there is considerable favorable sentiment for Col. Lloyd Stark," and that "no one else seems to have any following."

Letter from J. B. Crow to Governor Lloyd C.

Letter from Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. to R. B. Oliver on March 26, 1934. Mitchell informs Oliver that the Kansas City local election takes place the following day and provides some instances of voter fraud there. He says, "In the north end of Kansas City...

Letter from a former timekeeper on a Missouri WPA project, describing the corruption in place regarding the awarding of jobs. Gov. Lloyd Stark is CC-ed on the letter.

Letter from Greene Thompson to Tom Pendergast requesting a recommendation to Governor Guy Park to be appointed buildings and grounds caretaker at Lincoln University in Jefferson City. He includes a list of references.

Letter from Forrest Woodruff of St. Louis, MO offering his help and support in Stark's gubernatorial campaign, particularly in Franklin and Crawford counties.

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.

Letter from W. G. Lynch to Governor Lloyd C.

Letter from Ralph F. Lozier to William Hirth in which he agrees with Hirth that James P. Aylward will likely enter the Sentorial race with the support of the Kansas City and St. Louis Democratic Organizations.

Press release containing the test of a statement given by William Hirth, publisher of the Missouri Farmer and president of the Missouri Farmers' Association, regarding the state Democratic convention. Hirth reports that the recent "convention in St.

Letter from Jim Pendergast to Guy B. Park recommending Rufus Maddox for a position as Deputy Inspector.

Letter from Frank Monroe to Lloyd Stark discussing the potential of Stark's candidacy for Missouri Governor.