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    William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody: 1897 ALS to President Grover Cleveland. 6" x 9.5" Autograph Letter Signed on Auditorium Hotel letterhead, Chicago, February 10, 1897, to President Grover Cleveland. "My dear President: Mr. George T. Beck, the bearer, desires to present to you a matter in which I am deeply interested and to which I hope you can give a favorable consideration. Very truly yours, W. F. Cody". Beck was Cody's construction manager for his canal & irrigation project in Wyoming. Sold together with the original transmittal envelope addressed in Cody's hand, a wonderful real photo postcard of Cody and his horse with printed signature, and a 7" x 9" campaign "poster" for Beck, as "Democratic Candidate for Governor" of Wyoming.

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    May, 2019
    4th-5th Saturday-Sunday
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