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Cody, William F. ("Buffalo Bill")
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,125 USD
JUMP TO LOT
293
Cody, William F. ("Buffalo Bill")
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,125 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Cody, William F. ("Buffalo Bill")

Fine group of three letters, as follows:

Autograph letter signed ("W.F. Cody"), 2 pages (7 x 4 1/2 in.; 178 x 115 mm) on "Buffalo Bill's Wild West touring Great Britain, Pahaska Tepee" letterhead, Rhyl, Wales, 27 May 1913, to "R.K."; two small holes and fold-tears mended with tissue without loss. Gray cloth folding-case, gilt-stamped title label on spine. Discussing their mutual ailments: "As for me, I am working every day with two bones broken in my foot, sprained shoulder and ankle and rheumatism in every joint."

Autograph letter signed ("Col"), 1 page (11 x 8 1/4 in.; 280 x 210 mm) on "Miller & Arlington Wild West Show Co." letterhead reproducing a famous advertising poster, Biddeford, Maine, 24 June [no year], to H.G. Finn; formerly folded, small fold tears at edges, lightly browned. Red half-morocco folding-case, gilt-stamped title on spine. "Our recruiting office with the show get more or less recruits every day. They have a tent. Our U.S. officer up front. It gives the show an official recognition."

Autograph letter signed ("Col"), 1 page (11 x 8 1/2 in.; 280 x 215 mm) on "Buffalo Bill Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders" letterhead, Columbia, South Carolina, 13 October [18]95, to Sherman Canfield at Sheridan, Wyoming; silked on verso, stains from cello tape residue on folds. Half-morocco folding-case. "Say Sherm, is there anyone in charge of my stable and property. If its Ed Harrigan, no wonder I don't hear from there. He is too dam lazy to eat."


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