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

Date: January 22, 1896

Author: Cody, William Frederick, 1846-1917

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Form 1. --For Type Writer Use.
Postal Telegraph-Cable Company. In Connection With The Commercial (MacKay-Bennett) Cables
TELEGRAM
All Messages taken by this Company are subject to the conditions printed on back of this Blank.
Albert B. Chandler, President and General Manager.
John O. Stevens, Secretary.
Send the following message, subject to the conditions on back, which are hereby agreed to.
______________189

1427 F ST. N. W., WASH'N. D.C.

To 73.Ny.UN.JO. 1204P 10 Paid

New-York Jan 22nd-96

George.T.Beck, Chamberlins Ho tel, Washn, D. C.

Be sure see Hursts [2] wire result of meeting with secretary.

Bill.

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

Note 2: "Hursts" refers to Phoebe Apperson Hearst (1842-1919) and George Hearst (1820-1891), California senator and Comstock Lode magnate. At Beck's request, Phoebe Hearst agreed to provide an indemnity bond of $30,000 at 7.5% for the Shoshone Irrigation Company project. [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_0099

Date: January 22, 1896

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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