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

Date: March 23, 1895

Author: Cody, William Frederick, 1846-1917

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The Western Union Telegraph Company.
Incorporated
21,000 Offices In America.
Cable Service to All The World.
This Company Transmits and Delivers messages only on conditions limiting its liability, which have been assented to by the sender of the following message.
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am 10 05 [1]

Number 2

Sent By Cher.

Rec'd by WK

Check 23 Collect

Received at Auditorium Hotel Annex. 3/2 3 1895

Dated Plattsmouth Neb 2 2

To Geo RT Beck.

Auditorium Annex Chgo

Telegram from Albany signed Cody Says hymer on way omaha. important meeting please join him & go to Omaha wire you there.

C.

Note 1: Telegram is handwritten by a clerk or William F. Cody assignee. [back]

Note 2: Cody was pitching the irrigation project and hoping to find financial backing among the wealthy businessmen of Omaha, including William A. Paxton and John A. Creighton (1831-1907), pioneer businessman, philanthropist, and founder of Creighton University. [back]

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

Source: University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center, Beck Family Papers, 1858-1992 (bulk 1884-1919); Acc. #10386, 10386_0001

Date: March 23, 1895

Author: Cody, William Frederick, 1846-1917

Topic: Empire

People: Beck, George Washington Thornton, 1856-1943

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