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    • Illustration of the old Cody homestead

    • 1.69.195
    • An illustration of a boy riding a horse with a dog following behind him in front of a house with a picket fence. Cows graze under a tree in the foreground on the left. A horse stands in a fenced pasture on the right. A woman stands on the left of...
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    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West 1907 Courier

    • MS6.
    • Courier from 1907 Buffalo Bill's Wild West in the shape of an Indian in headdress, providing photographic and artistic images as well as background information and descriptions of the performers and acts in the show.
    • Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917; Wild west shows; Programs; Entertainers; Performances; Theatrical productions;
    • Envelope addressed to Major G. W. Lillie

    • MS6.
    • Envelope hand addressed "Major G. W. Lillie, Pawnee, Oklahoma," imprinted "Campo Bonito Mining & Milling Co.," postmarked "TUCSON NOV 12 3 PM ARIZ," and United States two-cent postage stamp affixed.

      Verso shows partial postmark of "......
    • Lillie, Gordon W., 1860-1942;
    • Agreement between Sells-Floto Shows Company and William F. Cody

    • MS6.
    • Agreement between Sells-Floto Shows Company and William F. Cody, to join as partners beginning with the 1914 season. Signed "H. H. Tammen" for The Sells-Floto Shows Company and "W. F. Cody."
    • Law & legal affairs; Documents; Business & finance; Business people; Wild west shows; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Draft of affidavit signed by Hugh Wetmore and H.C. Jester

    • MS6.
    • Draft of affidavit signed by Hugh Wetmore and H.C. Jester for the purpose of running a printing company and newspaper in Duluth, Minnesota, in co-partnership with William F. Cody. Signed "Hugh A. Wetmore" and "H. C. Jester," but lacking a...
    • Business & finance; Documents; Newspaper industry; Printing industry; Business people; Contracts; Affidavits; Kartmann, Weimer & Fabre
    • Certificate of Death, State of Colorado, for William F. Cody

    • MS6.
    • State of Colorado Certificate of death for William F. Cody, stating that Cody was attended by J. H. East from December 14, 1916, until his death at 12:05 p.m, January 10, 1917; cause of death was uremic poisoning.

      Signature of S. R....
    • Documents; Death; Men; Death & burial; Death certificates; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Last will and testament of William F. Cody

    • MS6.
    • Typescript of last will and testament of William F. Cody on legal paper, witnessed by C. F. Temple and Louis T. Tobin, both of North Platte, Nebraska.
    • Wills; Documents; Men; Families; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Letter from General W. C. Brown to Christian Madsen

    • MS6.
    • Typewritten copy of a letter from General W. C. Brown to Christian Madsen; sender's address "875, Marion Street, Denver, Colo." Correspondence on the clash between William F. Cody and Yellow Hair on July 17, 1876, and efforts of several people to...
    • Letters; Correspondence; Men; Military maneuvers; Indigenous peoples; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917;
    • Hat Creek area near present Montrose, Nebraska

    • MS6.
    • Map of Hat Creek area near present Montrose, Nebraska, showing detail of the area where the clash between troops of the 5th Cavalry and Northern Cheyenne occurred on July 17, 1876, which resulted in the killing and scalping of Yellow Hair by...
    • Maps; Indigenous peoples; Cavalry; Military maneuvers; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Letter from Gordon W. Lillie to "Friend Stratton"

    • MS6.
    • Letter typewritten from Gordon W. "Pawnee Bill" Lillie to "Friend Stratton" on letterhead imprinted "Buffalo Bill's Wild West Combined with Pawnee Bill's Great Far East," inscribed "Amsterdam, N. Y., May 21, 1912," regarding the intent to dissolve...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Wild west shows; Business & finance; Contracts; Law & legal affairs; Business enterprises; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917;
    • Letter from A. G. C. Bierer to Gordon W. Lillie

    • MS6.
    • Letter typewritten from A. G. C. Bierer to Major Gordon W. Lillie, Pawnee, Oklahoma, on letterhead imprinted "Dale & Bierer, Attorneys & Counsellors at Law, Guthrie, Oklahoma," dated "November 29, 1913," regarding formation of a corporation...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Law & legal affairs; Law offices; Partnership; Business & finance; Business people; Business enterprises; Wild west shows; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917; Lillie, Gordon W. (Gordon William), 1860-1942
    • Greeting card of Colonel and Mrs. William F. Cody

    • MS6.
    • Holiday greeting card of Colonel and Mrs. William F. Cody inscribed on card stock "Col. and Mrs. W. F. Cody extend to you their best wishes for a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year."
    • Correspondence; Greeting cards; Families; Holidays; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Combined with Pawnee Bill's Great Far East 1909 Courier

    • MS6.
    • Courier from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Combined with Pawnee Bill's Great Far East 1910 season, providing photographic and artistic images (many in color) as well as background information and descriptions of the performers and acts in the show.
    • Wild west shows; Programs; Entertainers; Performances; Theatrical productions; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders of the World 1898 courier

    • MS6.
    • Courier from 1898 Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders of the World, providing photographic and artistic images as well as background information and descriptions of the performers and acts in the show.
    • Wild west shows; Programs; Entertainers; Performances; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Calling card of General Nelson A. Miles with note to commanding officers

    • MS6.
    • Military calling card of General Nelson A. Miles with handwritten note to commanding officers to provide transportation and protection for William F. Cody and party.

      Imprinted on front "Major-General Miles, United States Army."
    • Correspondence; Military officers; Indigenous peoples; Generals; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West 1906 program, Milano, Italy

    • MS6.
    • Program from Buffalo Bill's Wild West 1906 season in Italy, printed in Italian for Milan performances, listing the show acts in their order and offering background on the Wild West show, information on William F. Cody, performer biographies,...
    • Wild west shows; Programs; Entertainers; Performances; Theatrical productions; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Envelope from William F. Cody to E. E. Arbuckle

    • MS6.
    • Envelope handwritten by William F. Cody and imprinted "Buffalo Bill's Hotel in the Rockies, The Irma, Cody, Wyoming," addressed "E. E. Arbuckle, Greensburg, Ind," affixed with a United States 2-cent stamp and postmarked "Ishawooa, Wyo. Feb 18 A.M....
    • Correspondence; Envelopes; Letters; Men; Stationery; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Frank North

    • MS6.
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Frank North for $300, from North Platte, Nebraska, March 31, 1884; paid by Charles McDonald, Banker, April 4, 1884.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Hellen [Helen] Cody Wetmore

    • MS6.
    • Cancelled check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Hellen [Helen] Cody Wetmore for $1000, from North Platte, Nebraska, December 29, 1893, Bank of Charles McDonald, North Platte, Nebraska.

      Paid by bank January 5, 1894.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Families; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Mrs. W. F. Cody

    • MS6.
    • Cancelled check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Mrs. W. F. Cody for $200, from North Platte, Nebraska, April 19, 1884; Charles McDonald, Banker.

      Paid by bank April 18, 1884.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Spouses; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to H. L. Boal's Credit

    • MS6.
    • Cancelled check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to H. L. Boal's Credit for $1000, from North Platte, Nebraska, January 15, 1894; Bank of Charles McDonald of North Platte, Nebraska.

      Paid by bank January 15, 1894.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Hoffman House Company

    • MS6.
    • Cancelled check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Hoffman House Co. for $500, from North Platte, Nebraska, January 19, 1894; Bank of Chas. McDonald.

      Paid by bank January 27, 1894.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Auditorium Hotel Company

    • MS6.
    • Cancelled check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Auditorium Hotel Company for $365.65, from Chicago, Illinois, February 20, 1894; Charles McDonald Banker, North Platte, Nebraska.

      Paid by bank February 23, 1894.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Myself

    • MS6.
    • Cancelled check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Myself for $25, from North Platte, Nebraska, February 28, 1894; Bank of Charles McDonald of North Platte, Nebraska.

      Paid by bank February 28, 1894.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Frank Hammitt

    • MS6.
    • Cancelled check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Frank Hammitt for $75 from North Platte, Nebraska, March 6, 1894; Bank of Charles McDonald, North Platte, Nebraska.

      Paid by bank March 9, 1894.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Charles Trego

    • MS6.
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Charles Trego for $250, from North Platte, Nebraska, March 10, 1894; Bank of Charles McDonald, North Platte, Nebraska.

      Paid by bank March 10, 1894.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Mrs. C. A. Stott

    • MS6.
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Mrs. C. A. Stott for $200, from Omaha, Nebraska, December 19, 1906; First National Bank of Omaha.

      Paid by bank December 21, 1906.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Families; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to John M. Burke

    • MS6.
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to John M. Burke for $50, from North Platte, Nebraska, March 29, 1894; Bank of Charles McDonald, North Platte, Nebraska.

      Paid by bank April 10, 1894.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Bacon & Crane

    • MS6.
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Bacon & Crane for $168.18, from Omaha, Nebraska, November 30, 1906; First National Bank of Omaha.

      Paid by bank December 3, 1906.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to L. E. Decker

    • MS6.
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to L. E. Decker for $300, from North Platte, Nebraska, November 25, 1903; McDonald State Bank, North Platte, Nebraska.

      Paid by bank December 5, 1903.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to H. G. Ridgely

    • MS6.
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to H. G. Ridgely for $3,000, from North Platte, Nebraska, November 14, 1903; McDonald State Bank, North Platte, Nebraska.

      Paid by bank November 21, 1903.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Lew Parker

    • MS6.
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Lew Parker for $500, from North Platte, Nebraska, March 24, 1894; Bank of Charles McDonald, North Platte, Nebraska.

      Paid by bank April 3, 1894.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to The Irma

    • MS6.
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to The Irma for $700, from Omaha, Nebraska, November 7, 1907; First National Bank of Omaha.

      Paid by bank November 11, 1907.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by G.W. Lillie to G. W. Lillie

    • MS6.
    • Check handwritten and signed "Buffalo Bill's Wild West, Pawnee Bill's Far East, G. W. Lillie, Treasurer" to G. W. Lillie - 'Pawnee Bill,' from Philadelphia, May 31, 1910; Fidelity Trust Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Jose Relles

    • MS6.
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Jose Relles for $35.90, from Tucson, Arizona, December 1, 1910; Consolidated National Bank, Tucson, Arizona.

      Paid by bank December 5, 1911.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Don Yuk (Chinese)

    • MS6.
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to Don Yuk (Chinese) for $42.65, from Tucson, Arizona, December 1, 1910; Consolidated National Bank, Tucson, Arizona.

      Paid by bank December 6, 1911.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to L. W. Getchell

    • MS6.
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to L. W. Getchell, Treas., for $4,000, from Tucson, Arizona, January 13, 1911; Consolidated National Bank, Tucson, Arizona.

      Paid by bank January 13, 1911.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to G. W. Lillie

    • MS6.
    • Check handwritten and signed by W. F. Cody to G. W. Lillie for $10,000, from Denver, Colorado, February 1, 1913; The Denver National Banker, United States Depositary.

      Paid by bank February 9, 1913.
    • Checks; Money; Business people; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Capital stock certificate, Cody-Dyer Arizona Mining & Milling Company

    • MS6.
    • Capital stock certificate No. 175 for 10,000 shares at $1 per share issued to W. F. Cody; embossed seal reads, "CODY-DYER MINING AND MILLING COMPANY, Incorporated 1911, Arizona."

      Signed "W. F. Cody," president, and "E. J. Ewing," secretary;...
    • Capitalists & financiers; Saving & investment; Stock certificates; Mining; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Health certificate from Glasgow Veterinary College for Wild West show animals

    • MS6.
    • Health certificate handwritten by James M. I. McCall, Assistant Inspector, on letterhead inscribed "Glasgow Veterinary College, 83 & 85 Buccleuch Street," stating the good health of Wild West show buffaloes and bullocks.

      Signature "James M....
    • Certificates; Communications; Veterinary medicine; Cattle; Wild west shows; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Letter from Henry J. Hersey to William F. Cody

    • MS6.
    • Letter typewritten from Henry J. Hersey to William F. Cody on letterhead imprinted "Henry J. Hersey, Attorney and Counselor," inscribed "July Twenty-first, Nineteen Sixteen" to "Col. W. F. Cody, Poughkeepsie, N. Y." Report on Sells-Floto using...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Circuses & shows; Wild west shows; Lawyers; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Letter and envelope from T. H. Stanton to William F. Cody

    • MS6.
    • Letter handwritten from T. H. Stanton to William F. Cody on letterhead imprinted "War Department, Paymaster General's Office, Washington, D. C.," dictated and inscribed in hand "April 20, 1897 To the Honorable W. F. Cody, Brooklyn, N.Y." General...
    • Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917; Correspondence; Invitations; Letters; Military officers; Wild west shows; Stanton, Thaddeus H.;
    • Letter and accompanying envelope from William F. Cody to Clarence W. Rowley

    • MS6.
    • Envelope and letter handwritten by William F. Cody to Clarence W. Rowley on stationery imprinted "Scout's Rest Ranch, North Platte, Neb.," inscribed "Apr 5 1912." Cody comments on the demands on him required by the town of Cody when he is there,...
    • Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917; Correspondence; Letters; Envelopes; Wild west shows; Ranches; Men;
    • A Peep at Buffalo Bill's Wild West

    • MS6.
    • A Peep at Buffalo Bill's Wild West, a children's book of color images and poety about the famous scout of the American West and the background for his Wild West show.

      Handwritten at top of Page 1: "Beatrice E. Schuper."
    • Books; Literature; Children; Poetry; Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
    • Rosa Bonheur

    • MS6.
    • Portrait of Rosa Bonheur wearing a lace collar. Handwritten caption on verso, "Rosa Bonheur 1857". Handwritten caption on accompanying material, "Picture of Rosa Bonheur in 1857. Billie I always thot I should have one made off this as it was...
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    • Letter and envelope from William F. Cody to E. E. 'Buck' Arbuckle

    • MS6.
    • Letter and envelope handwritten by William F. Cody to E. E. 'Buck' Arbuckle on letterhead imprinted "The Arcade, Ponca City, Okla.," inscribed "Apr. 19th." Brief note saying they are rehearsing a military pageant on 'preparedness.'...
    • Correspondence; Letters; Wild west shows; Men;

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