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

Date: March 23, 1896

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.
This Company Transmits and Delivers messages only on conditions limiting its liability, which have been assented to by the sender of the following message.
Errors can be guarded against only by repeating a message back to the sending station for comparison, and the Company will not hold itself liable for errors or delays in transmission or delivery of Unrepeated Messages, beyond the amount of tolls paid thereon, nor in any case where the claim is not presented in writing with in sixty days after the message is filed with the Company for transmission.
This is an Unrepeated Message, and is delivered by request of the sender, under the conditions named above.
Thos. T. Eckert, President and General Manager.

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Sent By aw w [1]

Rec'd By Jo /

Check Red
24 Paid nite

Received at 11:20am
3/23/ 1896

Dated Cheyenne wyo

To Geo T Beck

care a Bell [2] Red Lodge Mont

water bond contracts printed here Mead says no word from you Its very discouraging to have business neglected send me report of progress there

W. F. Cody.

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

Note 2: "a Bell" is likely Albert Bell (1835-1898) who resided in Red Lodge, Montana, but is not further identified. [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_0093

Date: March 23, 1896

Author: Cody, William Frederick, 1846-1917

Topic: Empire

People: Beck, George Washington Thornton, 1856-1943

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