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    • Route-Book, Buffalo Bill's Wild West, Season 1899

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    • Route-Book, Buffalo Bill's Wild West, season 1899 (with map); also contains the official routes for seasons 1895, 1896, 1897, and 1898, the official programme, and a complete listing of personnel. Compiled by George H. Gooch. Printed in Buffalo, N....
    • Wild west shows; Schedules (Time plans); Cities & towns; Maps;
    • Transcript of cross examination of Frank C. Maeder by Mr. Selden Bacon

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    • Transcript of Cross, Re-Direct, and Re-Cross Examination of Frank C. Maeder by Mr. Selden Bacon, consisting of pages 36 through 73 excerpted from Circuit Court of The United States, District of New Jersey document, dated May 22, 1907, Jersey City,...
    • Actions & defenses; Business people; Business & finance; Documents; Law & legal affairs; Wild west shows;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to Friend Larom

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    • Letter handwritten by William F. Cody to Irving H. "Larry" Larom, urging Mr. Larom to call on Mr. Seymour, Secretary of Campfire Club, to enlist help in the protection of America's fast-disappearing big game.

      Salutation "My Dear Friend...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Men;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to his sister Julia Cody

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    • Letter from William F. Cody to his sister Julia Cody in which Cody comments on family matters, on his family's possible move to West Chester (Pennsylvania), and his visit with President Grant at the White House.
    • Correspondence; Letters; Presidents; Family;
    • Letter from Arta Cody to Mary Gardner

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    • Letter from Arta Cody to Mary Gardner, appears to be an addition to a letter written by Mike Gardner to Mary; Arta states that Mike is teaching her German and that she and Mary are the same age and should exchange letters. No salutation; signed...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Children;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to a friend (possibly Moses Kerngood)

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    • Letter from William F. Cody to a friend (possibly Moses Kerngood), mentioning Cody's recent return from a hig hunt, the Indians being "on the war path," his acceptance of a commission from the government as Chief of Scouts, his coming expedition...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Indian encampments; Indigenous peoples; War; Rebellions; Scouts; Military mobilizations;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to Sam

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    • Letter from William F. Cody to Sam (probably Buckskin Sam Hall), handwritten on Burtis House letterhead from Davenport, Iowa, Sep. 2nd 187__. Remarks on Sam being like all the "prairie boys," and the necessity in show business to remain reliable...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Theatrical productions; Whiskey; Alcoholism;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to Sam

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    • Letter from William F. Cody to Sam (probably Buckskin Sam Hall) concerning ranch matters at Scout's Rest Ranch, North Platte, and the coming cattle roundup. Handwritten from North Platte, Nebraska, May 23rd, '79; salutation, "My Dear Sam;" signed...
    • Cattle; Correspondence; Letters; Herding; Ranches;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to Sam

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    • Letter from William F. Cody to Sam (probably Buckskin Sam Hall) concerning ranch matters at Scout's Rest Ranch, North Platte, Nebraska. Remarks on Cody being ill and writing from bed and on losses among Cody's cattle and horses. Handwritten from...
    • Cattle; Horses; Correspondence; Letters; Ranches;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to his sister Julia Cody

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    • First letter from William F. Cody to his sister Julia Cody following the death of his son, Kit Carson Cody, at the age of five years, five month. Cody writes that ". . . he has gone to be a beautiful angel in that better world where he will wait...
    • Children; Correspondence; Death; Family;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to Sam

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    • Letter from William F. Cody to Sam, (probably Buckskin Sam Hall), handwritten on Saint James Hotel letterhead, Iowa City, Iowa, inscribed Sep. 9th, 187__. Explanation as to why Cody will not send for Sam, stating "the Texas Boys would keep you...
    • Alcoholism; Correspondence; Letters; Theatrical productions; Employment;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to Sam

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    • Letter from William F. Cody to Sam (probably Buckskin Sam Hall) concerning cattle branding at Scout's Rest Ranch, North Platte, Nebraska. Cody remarks on employing scouts on stage and on Kit Carson [Jr.] being arrested. Handwritten from North...
    • Cattle; Correspondence; Letters; Ranches; Cattle branding; Theatrical productions;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to Michael Gardner

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    • Letter from William F. Cody to Michael Gardner in which Cody mentions yellow fever and sending Michael away from Baltimore. Handwritten on Purcell House letterhead, Wilmington, N.C.; inscribed Oct 5th 1878.

      Salutation, "My Dear Boy...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Theatrical productions; Yellow fever;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to Miss Mollie Moses

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    • Letter handwritten by William F. Cody to Miss Mollie Moses, inscribed "Shawneetown, Ill, Nov. 18th," thanking Miss Moses for the beautiful little flag which Cody promises to carry and for the invitation to visit her home, adding the performance...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Love letters; Men; Women; Wild West shows;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to Sister & Brother

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    • Letter from William F. Cody to Julia and Al Goodman, handwritten on faded letterhead imprinted "Tod House, Youngstown, Ohio." Remarks on Cody working hard, having little money, and filing a petition for divorce.

      Salutation "Dear Sister &...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Divorce; Families;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to brother Al Goodman

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    • Letter handwritten by William F. Cody to brother, Al Goodman, on letterhead imprinted "American Hotel, Columbus, O.," inscribed "Sep 28th 188_." Remarks on Al coming to permanently take over the ranch (Nebraska) for Cody, making it the finest...
    • Correspondence; Families; Letters; Ranches;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to Geary

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    • Letter from William F. Cody to Geary (unknown) on letterhead imprinted "Buffalo Bill's Wild West," inscribed "Alma - Mich July 5th 1901." Remarks on Cody being "Johnie on the spot" or "Willie on a drunk;" Cody real estate is selling and mining...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Wild west shows; Mining; Real estate business; Ranches; Cattle; Horses;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to Hammet

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    • Letter handwritten by William F. Cody to Frank Hammet (Hammett, Hammitt) on letterhead imprinted "Leland Hotel, Chicago," inscribed "Dec. 21, 1892." Remarks on training horses for the show, and on Chandler obtaining money on false representations...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Wild west shows; Cowboys; Horses;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to Moses Kerngood

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    • Letter handwritten by William F. Cody to Moses Kerngood on letterhead imprinted "Buffalo Bill's Wild West," inscribed "Wausau, Aug. 3d." Remarks about Fanny being a guest, on Mrs. Cody returning home to get Irma ready for school, Irma sending...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Wild west shows; War; Men; Families;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to Hammitt

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    • Letter handwritten by William F. Cody to Frank Hammitt (Hammet, Hammett) on note paper, inscribed "North Platte Neb Dec. 21st 94." Requesting information on the stock and kinds of horses Hammitt has and advising Hammitt not to let the horses run...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Wild west shows; Horses; Cowboys; Men;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to Al

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    • Letter from William F. Cody to Al Goodman, Julia's husband, on letterhead imprinted "Sumner House, Akron, O." inscribed "Feb 12th, 1882." Comments on sending money to Al, on Cody going to Cleveland, and on the prospect of money from a lawsuit. ...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Actions & defenses; Families;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to Clarence Buell

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    • Letter handwritten by William F. Cody to Clarence Buell on letterhead imprinted "Buffalo Bill's Wild West Combined with Pawnee Bill's Great Far East," inscribed "Orlando, Florida, Oct. 21st;" remarks on the need for Cody to sell his hotels in...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Hotels; Business & finance; National parks & reserves;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to Sister

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    • Letter written in blue pencil on lined paper by William F. Cody to sister Julia Cody Goodman; inscribed "N. O. Feb.3th, 1883." Remarks on money being scarce, on the Cleveland lawsuit, on being in debt to Al, and on getting a note from Arta. ...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Families; Actions & defenses;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to "My Dear Doctor"

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    • Letter handwritten by William F. Cody to Doctor on letterhead imprinted "Grand Hotel Alfred Hauser, Naples" inscribed "Feb. 15th 1890." Remarks on Cody's good health, his trip to Europe being the trip of his life and a big undertaking, on Barnum...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Physicians; Wild west shows; Newspapers; Circuses & shows;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to Sam

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    • Letter handwritten by William F. Cody to Sam on letterhead imprinted, "Bill Combination of Twenty-Four Artists;" inscribed with New York. Aug. 17th 188__." Remarks on the reliability of Prentiss Ingraham, manuscripts, and Cody having much to do. ...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Men;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to Elwell

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    • Letter handwritten by William F. Cody to R. Farrington Elwell on letterhead imprinted "Buffalo Bill's Wild West;" inscribed "Sandusky O. July 18th" [year not inscribed]. Remarks on a trip into the mountains in the coming fall on which artists...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Big game hunting; Artists; Hunting; Mountains;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to Mike Russell

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    • Letter handwritten by William F. Cody to Mike Russell on note paper inscribed "At Home. Mar. 2d 99." Remarks on Cody cutting his expenses by renting 1500 acres to farmers, on getting ready for his March opening in Madison Square Garden, on selling...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Ranches; Cattle ranches; Cattle branding; Horses; Wild west shows; Farming;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to Julia Goodman

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    • Letter handwritten by William F. Cody to his sister Julia Goodman on letterhead imprinted "The New Hoffman House, New York," inscribed Mar. 23 1902." Comments on the building and furnishing of Cody's hotel in Cody, Wyoming, and the offer for Julia...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Families; Employment; Hotels;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to Mike Russell

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    • Letter handwritten by William F. Cody to Mike Russel on lined note paper inscribed "North Platte Neb Dec. 27th 99." Cody thanks Russell for the Christmas gifts, comments on being very busy with travel, on the government trying to keep Native...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Men; Wild west shows; Administrative agencies; Government officials; Indigenous peoples;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to cousins

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    • Letter handwritten by William F. Cody to cousins on note paper imprinted "Wild West Camp, Earl's Court, S.W." Inscribed "May 23th 92." An introduction for Mrs. General Crook.

      Salutation "My Dear Cousins;" signed "Love to you both, Cousin...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Salutations; Men; Women;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to Frank

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    • Letter handwritten by William F. Cody to Frank (probably Hammitt) on letterhead imprinted "Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders of the World."

      Inscribed "North Platte. Neb. Dec 21st 1895." Comments on digging the ditches...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Irrigation; Reclamation of land; Business & finance;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to 'Pecky'

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    • Letter handwritten by William F. Cody to Pecky (unknown) on letterhead imprinted with "The New Hoffman House, New York," inscribed "Jan. 25 1896."

      Salutation "My Dear Pecky." Signed "You have my best wishes where ever you go - Allways...
    • Letters; Correspondence; Friendship; Men;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to R. F. Elwell

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    • Letter handwritten by William F. Cody to Robert Farrington Elwell on letterhead imprinted "Buffalo Bill's Wild West." Inscribed "Boston. Mass June 23rd 1900, R. F. Elwell, Boston Mass." Cody praises Elwell's sketches of his Wild West show,...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Men; Art; Artists; Wild west shows;
    • Telegram from William F. Cody to Louisa Cody

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    • Telegram from William F. Cody to Louisa Cody, handwritten on form from The Western Union Telegraph Company, from Sparta, Wisconsin. Message reads "The ranch is yours take it run it to suit yourself." Signature, "Tafa."
    • Correspondence; Telegrams; Families; Ranches;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to Mr. C. L. Hinkle

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    • Letter typewritten from William F. Cody to Mr. C. L. Hinkle on letterhead imprinted "Buffalo Bill's Wild West, "from St. Louis, Mo, May 17th, 1901" to "Mr. C. L. Hinckle, Cheyenne, Wyo." Remarks on Cody's application to take water from De Maris...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Irrigation; Springs; Water use; Contracts;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to Kelsey

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    • Letter handwritten by William F. Cody to F. C. Kelsey on letterhead imprinted "Buffalo Bill's Wild West" inscribed "Mattoon Ill Sep- 25th 01." Remarks on meeting at Hoffman House New York November 2nd and bringing maps of Big Horn County (Wyoming)...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Men; Railroads; Maps;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to Hinckle

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    • Letter handwritten by William F. Cody to C. L. Hinckle on letterhead imprinted "Buffalo Bill's Wild West," inscribed "Hull, England, July 2d 1904." Comments on politics, promotions, Cody's hotels and coal mine.

      Salutation "My Dear...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Men; Wild west shows; Politics & government;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to 'Dear Ones'

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    • Letter handwritten by William F. Cody and addressed to 'Dear Ones' on letterhead imprinted "Scout's Rest Ranch, North Platte, Neb." Inscribed "Monday, Mar. 28, 190_" News on Cody's return to his Nebraska ranch and his reunion with North Platte...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Ranches; Families;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to 'My Dear Boy'

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    • Letter handwritten by William F. Cody to Michael Gardner on letterhead imprinted "Marshall House, Savannah, Ga.," inscribed " Oct. 13th 1878."
    • Correspondence; Letters; Boys; Men;
    • Letter from Johnny Baker to Mr. James Parker

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    • Letter typewritten from Johnny Baker to Mr. James Parker on letterhead imprinted "Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Pawnee Bill's Great Far East," regarding Adele Von Ohl Parker's contract for the coming season.

      Salutation "Dear Jim." Signed...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Men; Women; Contracts; Wild west shows;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to Mike Russell

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    • 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...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Wild west shows; Paintings; Men; Hunting;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to Mike Russell

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    • Letter handwritten by William F. Cody to Mike Russell on letterhead imprinted "The Cody Enterprise," inscribed "Jan. 22 1901." Cody comments how well he is feeling as a result of not drinking and that he wishes he could stay on the ranch all the...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Ranches; Men; Friendship;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to Mike Russell

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    • Letter handwritten by William F. Cody on letterhead imprinted with"Buffalo Bill's Wild West," inscribed "New York, Mar- 14th 1901." Cody comments on feeling like "new money -- head clear all the time," and on the Wild West show and Basin scheme...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Men; Ranches; Wild west shows; Money;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to E. E. Arbuckle

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    • Letter and envelope handwritten by William F. Cody on letterhead imprinted "Hotel La Salle, Chicago," inscribed "July 6, 1913." Remarks about suffering from the heat and thanks for sending the smokers.

      Salutation "Dear Buck." Signed "Love...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Wild west shows; Men; Weather;
    • Letter from L. A. Jeffreys to J. F. Cody

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    • Letter typewritten from L. A. Jeffreys with heading "Office of High Jinks Gold Mining Company," from "Rochester, N.Y., Oct. 22nd, 1912," addressed "Mr. J. Frank Cody, 71 Stanley Street, London, Ont., Canada." Discussion of business related to High...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Gold mining; Men; Stock certificates;
    • Letter from William F. Cody to W. A. Richards

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    • Letter handwritten by William F. Cody to W. A. Richards, Washington, D.C., on letterhead imprinted "Buffalo Bill's Wild West touring Great Britain. Pahaska Tepee," inscribed "Grantham, Sep. 25th 1903." A request to former Governor Richards to act...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Wild west shows; Presidents; Governors; Roads; Men;

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