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

Date: September 6, 1895

Author: Cody, William Frederick, 1846-1917

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Form No. 1.
The Western Union Telegraph Company.
Incorporated
21,000 Offices In America.
Cable Service to All The World.
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Number 9CH [1]

Sent By Hr

Rec'd by Mo

Check 10 Pd
506

Received at 212 South 13th Street, Omaha, Neb.
755a
Sept 6 1895

Dated Johnstown Pa 6 [2]

To Geo. T. Beck
McTagues Hotel [3]

Wire me about paxton others

When do you go Sheridan

W F Cody

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

Note 2: Buffalo Bill's Wild West performed in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, on September 6, 1895. [back]

Note 3: McTagues Hotel: James Hugh McTague (1858-1926), the owner of a catering service in Omaha, Nebraska, who opened a basement saloon with partner Charles Little under the name of Little & McTague. McTague later opened a European-style hotel in Omaha, Nebraska, before relocating to Missouri. [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, ah10386_0016

Date: September 6, 1895

Author: Cody, William Frederick, 1846-1917

Topic: Empire

People: Beck, George Washington Thornton, 1856-1943

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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