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    Annie Oakley and Frank Butler: Original Telegrams to Frank's Brother William with News of Their Deaths. Telegrams and clippings from Will Butler's scrapbook. The first telegram, from Annie's niece Fern, is dated November 4, 1926, and informs him of Annie's death; the second, dated November 22, 1926, was sent by Annie's sister Hulda and tells of Frank's death. Still loosely affixed to the original family scrapbook page, which is rough at the edges. But the telegrams themselves are in excellent condition. Sold in Heritage Auction #6079 (Lot 44042) for $2270.50. This lot will be accompanied by a family letter of provenance.



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    June, 2013
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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