Title: Letter from William F. Cody to J. Frank Cody

Date: undated

Author: Cody, William Frederick, 1846-1917

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from them nearly every day offering to buy the Campo Property. One was a cash offer— and coming from the men who are now working the property under lease. I wrote you these men mined and sold $16000 worth of Tungstun in two months—during the worst weather ever been known in Arizona. Our company got $4.000 for our share. They have an other shipment ready. Now Frank I may need one of those powders. For my head is pounding. Thinking what is best to suggest to the best for the Company. You see these parties may have uncovered a large body of ore or they may have not but where the men who are working the porperty. make a $50,000 cash offer they must have found something. Dont you think so?. Now if they have found $50,000 worth of ore in sight. There may be fifty million near by. still there may not be—But should I suggest selling for $50,000. and millions [befound?] there stock holders would say I knew all about it— and I suggested selling. Frank I would rather not have a dollar than to have my honesty doubted—a big guarantee Co. Here in New York who

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Title: Letter from William F. Cody to J. Frank Cody

Source: McCracken Research Library, Buffalo Bill Center of the West, MS6.0028

Date: undated

Author: Cody, William Frederick, 1846-1917

People: Cody, John Franklin

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