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

Date: January 24, 1896

Author: Cody, William Frederick, 1846-1917

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The Postal Company's System Reaches All Important Points In The United States and British America, And via Commercial Cables, To All The World.
Form 2.--For Type Writer Use.
Postal Telegraph-Cable Company.
In Connection With The Commercial (MacKay Bennett) Cables
TELEGRAM
This Company Transmits and Delivers messages subject to the conditions printed on the back of this Blank.
Albert B. Chandler, President and General Manager.
John O. Stevens, Secretary.

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Received at1427 F. St. N. W., Wash'n, D. C.
(Where Any Reply Should Be Sent.)

122P MH DO 17 Paid 2Pm

New York Jan 24th-96 [1]

Geo T Beck

Chamberlins Hotel

Washn

See president [2] vice president [3] if not hing can be done we must close down on work at once

W F Cody

Note 1: Buffalo Bill's Wild West occupied winter quarters in Bridgeport, Connecticut, from November 3, 1895 through April 17, 1896. [back]

Note 2: President Grover Cleveland (1837-1908). Cody hoped Cleveland would soon sign over the lands for settlement in the Big Horn Basin under the Carey Act of 1894. [back]

Note 3: Adlai E. Stevenson I (1835-1914), was Vice-president of the United States at this time. [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_0063

Date: January 24, 1896

Author: Cody, William Frederick, 1846-1917

Topic: Empire

People: Beck, George Washington Thornton, 1856-1943

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