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

Date: May 12 or 13, 190[2]

Author: Cody, William Frederick, 1846-1917

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Form No. 44.
Night Message.
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 Night Messages, sent at reduced rates, beyond a sum equal to ten times the amount paid for transmission; nor in any case when the claim is not presented in writing within thirty days after the message is filed with the Company for transmission.
This is an Unrepeated Night Message, and is delivered by request of the sender, under the conditions named above.
Thos. T. Eckert, President and General Manager. [end heading imprint]

Number
Sent By
Rec'd by
Check pd [1]

Received at Cody
5/13 190

Dated Philadelphia 5/12 [2]

To Geo T Beck

Cody

Kelsey wires when can he have balance- Answer Philadelphia.

W F Cody.

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

Note 2: The year is not inscribed by Cody but is 1902 as determined by the Routes List: Buffalo Bill's Wild West performed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 12-17, 1902. [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_0258

Date: May 12 or 13, 190[2]

Author: Cody, William Frederick, 1846-1917

Topic: Empire

People: Beck, George Washington Thornton, 1856-1943

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