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    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders of the World 1898 courier

    • MS6.
    • Courier from 1898 Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders of the World, providing photographic and artistic images as well as background information and descriptions of the performers and acts in the show.
    • Wild west shows; Programs; Entertainers; Performances; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West 1907 Courier

    • MS6.
    • Courier from 1907 Buffalo Bill's Wild West in the shape of an Indian in headdress, providing photographic and artistic images as well as background information and descriptions of the performers and acts in the show.
    • Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917; Wild west shows; Programs; Entertainers; Performances; Theatrical productions;
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Combined with Pawnee Bill's Great Far East 1909 Courier

    • MS6.
    • Courier from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Combined with Pawnee Bill's Great Far East 1910 season, providing photographic and artistic images (many in color) as well as background information and descriptions of the performers and acts in the show.
    • Wild west shows; Programs; Entertainers; Performances; Theatrical productions; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West 1906 program, Milano, Italy

    • MS6.
    • Program from Buffalo Bill's Wild West 1906 season in Italy, printed in Italian for Milan performances, listing the show acts in their order and offering background on the Wild West show, information on William F. Cody, performer biographies,...
    • Wild west shows; Programs; Entertainers; Performances; Theatrical productions; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Frank North

    • MS6.
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Frank North for $300, from North Platte, Nebraska, March 31, 1884; paid by Charles McDonald, Banker, April 4, 1884.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Hellen [Helen] Cody Wetmore

    • MS6.
    • Cancelled check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Hellen [Helen] Cody Wetmore for $1000, from North Platte, Nebraska, December 29, 1893, Bank of Charles McDonald, North Platte, Nebraska.

      Paid by bank January 5, 1894.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Families; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Mrs. W. F. Cody

    • MS6.
    • Cancelled check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Mrs. W. F. Cody for $200, from North Platte, Nebraska, April 19, 1884; Charles McDonald, Banker.

      Paid by bank April 18, 1884.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Spouses; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to H. L. Boal's Credit

    • MS6.
    • Cancelled check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to H. L. Boal's Credit for $1000, from North Platte, Nebraska, January 15, 1894; Bank of Charles McDonald of North Platte, Nebraska.

      Paid by bank January 15, 1894.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Hoffman House Company

    • MS6.
    • Cancelled check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Hoffman House Co. for $500, from North Platte, Nebraska, January 19, 1894; Bank of Chas. McDonald.

      Paid by bank January 27, 1894.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Auditorium Hotel Company

    • MS6.
    • Cancelled check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Auditorium Hotel Company for $365.65, from Chicago, Illinois, February 20, 1894; Charles McDonald Banker, North Platte, Nebraska.

      Paid by bank February 23, 1894.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Myself

    • MS6.
    • Cancelled check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Myself for $25, from North Platte, Nebraska, February 28, 1894; Bank of Charles McDonald of North Platte, Nebraska.

      Paid by bank February 28, 1894.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Frank Hammitt

    • MS6.
    • Cancelled check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Frank Hammitt for $75 from North Platte, Nebraska, March 6, 1894; Bank of Charles McDonald, North Platte, Nebraska.

      Paid by bank March 9, 1894.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Charles Trego

    • MS6.
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Charles Trego for $250, from North Platte, Nebraska, March 10, 1894; Bank of Charles McDonald, North Platte, Nebraska.

      Paid by bank March 10, 1894.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Lew Parker

    • MS6.
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Lew Parker for $500, from North Platte, Nebraska, March 24, 1894; Bank of Charles McDonald, North Platte, Nebraska.

      Paid by bank April 3, 1894.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to John M. Burke

    • MS6.
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to John M. Burke for $50, from North Platte, Nebraska, March 29, 1894; Bank of Charles McDonald, North Platte, Nebraska.

      Paid by bank April 10, 1894.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to H. G. Ridgely

    • MS6.
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to H. G. Ridgely for $3,000, from North Platte, Nebraska, November 14, 1903; McDonald State Bank, North Platte, Nebraska.

      Paid by bank November 21, 1903.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to L. E. Decker

    • MS6.
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to L. E. Decker for $300, from North Platte, Nebraska, November 25, 1903; McDonald State Bank, North Platte, Nebraska.

      Paid by bank December 5, 1903.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Bacon & Crane

    • MS6.
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Bacon & Crane for $168.18, from Omaha, Nebraska, November 30, 1906; First National Bank of Omaha.

      Paid by bank December 3, 1906.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Mrs. C. A. Stott

    • MS6.
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Mrs. C. A. Stott for $200, from Omaha, Nebraska, December 19, 1906; First National Bank of Omaha.

      Paid by bank December 21, 1906.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Families; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to The Irma

    • MS6.
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to The Irma for $700, from Omaha, Nebraska, November 7, 1907; First National Bank of Omaha.

      Paid by bank November 11, 1907.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by G.W. Lillie to G. W. Lillie

    • MS6.
    • Check handwritten and signed "Buffalo Bill's Wild West, Pawnee Bill's Far East, G. W. Lillie, Treasurer" to G. W. Lillie - 'Pawnee Bill,' from Philadelphia, May 31, 1910; Fidelity Trust Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Jose Relles

    • MS6.
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Jose Relles for $35.90, from Tucson, Arizona, December 1, 1910; Consolidated National Bank, Tucson, Arizona.

      Paid by bank December 5, 1911.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Don Yuk (Chinese)

    • MS6.
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Don Yuk (Chinese) for $42.65, from Tucson, Arizona, December 1, 1910; Consolidated National Bank, Tucson, Arizona.

      Paid by bank December 6, 1911.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to L. W. Getchell

    • MS6.
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to L. W. Getchell, Treas., for $4,000, from Tucson, Arizona, January 13, 1911; Consolidated National Bank, Tucson, Arizona.

      Paid by bank January 13, 1911.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to G. W. Lillie

    • MS6.
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to G. W. Lillie for $10,000, from Denver, Colorado, February 1, 1913; The Denver National Banker, United States Depositary.

      Paid by bank February 9, 1913.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Capital stock certificate, Cody-Dyer Arizona Mining & Milling Company

    • MS6.
    • Capital stock certificate No. 175 for 10,000 shares at $1 per share issued to W. F. Cody; embossed seal reads, "CODY-DYER MINING AND MILLING COMPANY, Incorporated 1911, Arizona."

      Signed "W. F. Cody," president, and "E. J. Ewing," secretary;...
    • Capitalists & financiers; Saving & investment; Stock certificates; Mining; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • A Peep at Buffalo Bill's Wild West

    • MS6.
    • A Peep at Buffalo Bill's Wild West, a children's book of color images and poety about the famous scout of the American West and the background for his Wild West show.

      Handwritten at top of Page 1: "Beatrice E. Schuper."
    • Books; Literature; Children; Poetry; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Capital stock certificate, Cody Musical Association, Cody, Wyoming

    • MS6.
    • Capital stock certificate No. 28 for 5 shares at $5 each issued to William F. Cody by Cody Musical Association, Cody, Wyoming, signed by L. L. Newton, President.

      This certificate is not embossed with name, date, or place of incorporation.
    • Capitalists and financiers; Saving & investment; Stock certificates; Organizations; Music; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Capital stock certificate, Southern Belle Mines Company

    • MS6.
    • Capital stock certificate No. 9 for 3199 shares at $100 per share issued to William F. Cody, Southern Belle Mines Company; embossed seal reads, " Southern Belle Mines Company, Incorporated 1911, Arizona."
    • Capitalists & financiers; Saving & investment; Stock certificates; Mining; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Capital stock certificate, Roaring Fork Mining and Milling Company

    • MS6.
    • Capital stock certificate No. 7 for 100,000 shares at $1.00 per share issued to Wm. F. Cody by Roaring Fork Mining and Milling Company; embossed seal reads "Roaring Fork Mining and Milling Co. SEAL."

      Certificate reads "Incorporated under...
    • Capitalists & financiers; Saving & investment; Stock certificates; Mills; Mining; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Certificate signed by William F. Cody for Gus H. Burgmann

    • MS6.
    • Certificate signed by William F. Cody for Gus H. Burgmann (Bergmann, Bergeman) on note paper imprinted "Buffalo Bill's Wild West," stating that Gus H. Burgmann was a member of Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders of the World.
    • Certificates; Correspondence; Men; Wild west shows; Employment; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Letter from William F. Cody to Mike Russell

    • MS6.
    • Letter handwritten by William F. Cody to Mike Russell on note paper embossed with "TE. Ranch, Olympia, London, W." and a gold buffalo, inscribed "Feb. 18" (no year). Remarks about Higby (Mike's old partner) and on oil paintings from the 1901 and...
    • Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917;
    • Rosa Bonheur

    • MS6.
    • Portrait of Rosa Bonheur wearing a lace collar. Handwritten caption on verso, "Rosa Bonheur 1857". Handwritten caption on accompanying material, "Picture of Rosa Bonheur in 1857. Billie I always thot I should have one made off this as it was...
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    • Calling card of General Nelson A. Miles with note to commanding officers

    • MS6.
    • Military calling card of General Nelson A. Miles with handwritten note to commanding officers to provide transportation and protection for William F. Cody and party.

      Imprinted on front "Major-General Miles, United States Army."
    • Correspondence; Military officers; Indigenous peoples; Generals; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Envelope from William F. Cody to E. E. Arbuckle

    • MS6.
    • Envelope handwritten by William F. Cody and imprinted "Buffalo Bill's Hotel in the Rockies, The Irma, Cody, Wyoming," addressed "E. E. Arbuckle, Greensburg, Ind," affixed with a United States 2-cent stamp and postmarked "Ishawooa, Wyo. Feb 18 A.M....
    • Correspondence; Envelopes; Letters; Men; Stationery; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Health certificate from Glasgow Veterinary College for Wild West show animals

    • MS6.
    • Health certificate handwritten by James M. I. McCall, Assistant Inspector, on letterhead inscribed "Glasgow Veterinary College, 83 & 85 Buccleuch Street," stating the good health of Wild West show buffaloes and bullocks.

      Signature "James M....
    • Certificates; Communications; Veterinary medicine; Cattle; Wild west shows; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Letter from Henry J. Hersey to William F. Cody

    • MS6.
    • Letter typewritten from Henry J. Hersey to William F. Cody on letterhead imprinted "Henry J. Hersey, Attorney and Counselor," inscribed "July Twenty-first, Nineteen Sixteen" to "Col. W. F. Cody, Poughkeepsie, N. Y." Report on Sells-Floto using...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Circuses & shows; Wild west shows; Lawyers; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Letter and envelope from William F. Cody to E. E. 'Buck' Arbuckle

    • MS6.
    • Letter and envelope handwritten by William F. Cody to E. E. 'Buck' Arbuckle on letterhead imprinted "The Arcade, Ponca City, Okla.," inscribed "Apr. 19th." Brief note saying they are rehearsing a military pageant on 'preparedness.'...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Wild west shows; Men;
    • Abstract of Title to Block 56, Cody, Wyoming

    • MS6.
    • Abstract of Title to Block 56, Cody, Wyoming, on which The Irma Hotel is located, showing ownership of land on lots 1 through 27 from May 2, 1901, through March 18, 1905.
    • Law & legal affairs; Certificates; Land subdivision; Hotels; Documents; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Capital stock certificate, Shoshone Irrigation Company

    • MS6.
    • Capital stock certificate number 13 for 670 shares valued at $100 per share issued to W. F. Cody by Shoshone Irrigation Company. Embossed "Shoshone Irrigation Company, Sheridan, Wyoming, Corporate Seal." Signed "Geo. T. Beck" and "W. F. Cody."...
    • Capitalists & financiers; Saving & investment; Stock certificates; Organizations; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Certificate of Incorporation of Buffalo Bill Company

    • MS6.
    • Certificate of Incorporation of Buffalo Bill Company, State of New York, with 2,000 shares of capital stock, each valued at $100, for a total corporate value of $200,000.

      Page 6 leaves space for names and addresses of directors and...
    • Documents; Certificates; Law & legal affairs; Business & finance; Business enterprises; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Capital stock certificate, Gold Mountain Mining &  Milling Company

    • MS6.
    • Capital stock certificate number 18 for 1,000 shares valued at $1.00 per share issued to William F. Cody by Gold Mountain Mining & Milling Company.

      Embossed "Gold Mountain Mining & Milling Company, South Dakota, Corporate Seal," signed...
    • Capitalists & financiers; Saving & investment; Stock certificates; Mining; Gold mining; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Letter from General W. C. Brown to Ralph Budd

    • MS6.
    • Letter typewritten from General William C. Brown to Ralph Budd offering detailed information on the exact location of the clash of July 17, 1876, between troops of the 5th Cavalry and Northern Cheyenne at Hat Creek near present Montrose, Nebraska,...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Military reconnaissance; Military maneuvers; Indigenous peoples; Scalping; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917;
    • Booklet of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company incorporation

    • MS6.
    • Printed booklet of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company, incorporated under the Laws of New Jersey, February, 1887. Capital stock of 5,000 shares, each valued at $100, totaling $500,000. Principal office, Long Branch, New Jersey.

      Booklet...
    • Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917; Documents; Organizations; Business enterprises; Certificates; Law & legal affairs;

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