Title: Letter from William F. Cody to C. L. Hinkle

Date: October 26, 1901

Author: Cody, William Frederick, 1846-1917

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Buffalo Bill's Wild West

My. Dear, Hinkle—

I will probaly leave North Platte for Cody the 9th or 10th When I get to Cody I go on a two weeks hunt. [2] would be delighted to have you as my guest

Yours truly

W. F. Cody

Same invitation Extends to Tynan

I sent him a check to day to pay rent of leased lands [3]

W.F.C

 

[photographs]Images of WFC and Salsbury Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders. of The World
Col. W. F. Cody. (Buffalo Bill) President
Nate Salsbury. Vice President & Manager
Maj. John M. Burke
Genl. Mgr.
Jule Keen
Bus. Mgr. & Treas.

Columbia, S. [C.], Oct 26 11 [PM] 1901

C. L. Hinkle

State Land Board

Cheyenne

Wyo

Note 1: Buffalo Bill's Wild West performed in Columbia, South Carolina, on October 26, 1901. [back]

Note 2: Buffalo Bill's Wild West gave its last performance of the 1901 season on October 28. William F. Cody often came "home" to the Big Horn Basin for hunting trips at the conclusion of the show season. [back]

Note 3: Thomas T. Tynan (1860-1925) was Wyoming's superintendent of public instruction from 1899 to 1907. The superintendent of public instruction served as a member of the state board of land commissioners. Cody's rent for lands leased from the state would be payable to the board. Tynan later served as mayor of Sheridan, Wyoming, from 1914 to 1915. [back]

Title: Letter from William F. Cody to C. L. Hinkle

Source: McCracken Research Library (MRL), MS6.0124

Date: October 26, 1901

Author: Cody, William Frederick, 1846-1917

Topic: Empire

People: Hinkle, Lorin Curtis, 1869-1931

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