Title: Letter from William F. Cody to Mollie Moses

Date: April 26, 1886

Author: Cody, William Frederick, 1846-1917

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Office of the Scout's Rest Stock Ranch, Breeder of Draft, Trotting and Road Horses, Also, Short Horn and Hertford Cattle. Hon. W.F. Cody, Proprietor. C. A. Dillon, Foreman

My Dear Mollie

Enclosed find a P.O. for $25. [1] I presume you are getting about ready to come to St. Louis. Wish you would start from home in time to arrive in St. Louis about the 2nd or 3th of May. Go to the. St. James Hotel if I aint there to meet you. I will be there any how by the 3th. [2] I have got you the white horse. and a fine saddle. Suppose you have your habit. [3]

Will be glad to see you—

With Love.

W. F. C.

Note 1: A postal money order. [back]

Note 2: Buffalo Bill's Wild West opened its 1886 season in St. Louis on May 10. [back]

Note 3: Cody refers to a "riding habit," a set of tailored clothing then considered proper dress for women riding horseback. [back]

Title: Letter from William F. Cody to Mollie Moses

Source: McCracken Research Library, Buffalo Bill Center of the West, MS6.0064

Date: April 26, 1886

Author: Cody, William Frederick, 1846-1917

People: Moses, Mollie

Places: North Platte (Neb.) St. Louis (Mo.)

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