Title: Letter from William F. Cody to George T. Beck

Date: September 21 [1895]

Author: Cody, William Frederick, 1846-1917

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The Buffalo Bill Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders of the World.

Col. W. F. Cody (Buffalo Bill), President.
Nate Salsbury, Vice-Pres't and Manager.
John M. Burke, . . . General Manager.
Albert E. Scheible, . . . Business Manager.
Jule Keen, . . . Treasurer.

My Dear George

I will see Salsbury & Bleistein tomorrow. But will send new route cards [2] to night

Bill

Note 1: On September 21, 1895, Buffalo Bill's Wild West performed in Newburgh, New York. The year is not inscribed by Cody but subsequent correspondence confirms 1895. Cody wrote to Beck on September 23, 1895 (CSS00451), inscribed from nearby Paterson, New Jersey, and referring to Cody having just met Salsbury and Bleistein. [back]

Note 2: Route cards were imprinted with BBWW tour schedules and distributed to the public. [back]

Title: Letter from William F. Cody to George T. Beck

Source: University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center, Buffalo Bill Letters to George T. Beck (Acc. #9972), ah031294

Date: September 21 [1895]

Author: Cody, William Frederick, 1846-1917

Topic: Empire

People: Beck, George Washington Thornton, 1856-1943 Salsbury, Nathan, 1846-1902 Bleistein, George, 1861-1918

Place: Shoshone Irrigation District (Wyo.)

Sponsor: Supported in part by a grant from the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund, a program of the Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources.

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