Title: Letter from William F. Cody to A. W. Woods

Date: August 21, 1902

Author: Cody, William Frederick, 1846-1917

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Buffalo Bill's Wild West

My. Dear Mr Woods

Mr Martin writes me there has been trouble at the hotel. [2] Men quitting and fighting because the non arrival of Mr Harry Stevens— [3] I have wired you twice without an answer. Whats the matter what am I to expect.

Will you let me hear from you? Is Stevens going to finish his contract if so when?

Very truly yours

W. F. Cody

 

I have written Stevens Bro twice no reply what kind of men have you recommended

 

Buffalo Bill's Wild West

Spok. & [?] [?] Sou [?] Aug 21 1902 R [?]

[stamp]Postage stamp, red

United States Postage 2 Two Cents 2

A. W. Woods

Architect

10th & O. Sts

Lincoln

Nebr

Note 1: Buffalo Bill's Wild West performed in Walla Walla, Washington, on August 21, 1902. [back]

Note 2: Cody refers to his Irma Hotel, then under construction in the town of Cody, Wyoming. "Mr. Martin" is most likely John Henry Martin (d. 1910), a former Indianapolis railroad agent who was then Buffalo Bill's local representative and business manager. [back]

Note 3: "Harry Stevens" was actually Henry A. Stephens, an owner of the Stephens Bros. construction firm, then located at 2418 N Street in Lincoln, Nebraska. On August 16, 1902, the Lincoln Trade Review reported that Stephens Bros. was the general contractor for William F. Cody's Irma Hotel in Cody, Wyoming. [back]

Title: Letter from William F. Cody to A. W. Woods

Source: McCracken Research Library (MRL), MS6.0142.01-.02

Date: August 21, 1902

Author: Cody, William Frederick, 1846-1917

Topic: Empire

Place: Irma Hotel (Cody, Wyo.)

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