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    William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody Document Signed. One interest note, 4.25" x 2", September 14, 1911, North Platte, Nebraska. This typed interest note coupon promising to pay Arthur McNamara $1,000 is signed boldly in black ink by Cody and his wife of forty-five years, Louisa M. Cody. With "PAID/ Sep. 19, 1913/ First National Bank/ North Platte, Nebr." stamped on verso. The note, signed by one of the most famous and recognizable showmen in the world at the time (thanks to his wildly successful Wild West Show ), is in fine condition.

    Also included is a mortgage bond with secretarial signatures of both William and Louisa Cody to Arthur McNamara for $25,000, April 14, 1911, payable at the Omaha National Bank and secured by the "first mortgage on Scout's Rest Ranch in Lincoln County, Nebraska". Scout's Rest Ranch was a ranch with house owned by Cody in North Platte. Seven coupons are included, each with a copied signature of the Cody's and "Paid" written across.

    Accompanied by a typed letter on business letterhead signed by James M. Hamilton and dated October 3, 1913 to "Friend Lillie" concerning a coupon "which I told Miss Letherbury to send with my letter of a few days ago, but she forgot to put it in." Gordon W. Lillie performed as Pawnee Bill in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. All three items are in fine condition. Ex. Richard C. Marohn Collection.


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