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    AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY WILLIAM "BUFFALO BILL" CODY ON HIS LETTERHEAD. Brilliant, bold handwritten letter from Cody to his ranch foreman Bill Goodfellow, August 22, 1914. This one-page, two-sided letter is written on Cody's handsome letterhead, which features a bust image of Cody in show attire with a printed paragraph about Cody and his Historical Pictures Company. Discussing the operation of Cody's 'E' Ranch in Wyoming, it reads in part: "Dear Billy ... If Dugan don't force us to sell, I feel sure its at our sixty days prices on horses and mules will be big... talk to him. If he says he won't force a sale, then hold for bigger prices. Now sell enough oats to pay your help and for supplies. When do you think our cattle will be in the best condition to ship?" Cody goes on to discuss more personal matters, reminding Billy that he's supposed to be on the wagon and warning him not to "listen to liars." Double matted in handsome sepia and brown tones and accompanied by the original envelope which features an eye-catching color image from the Sells-Floto circus. Custom framed to 14" x 22ΒΌ", and revealing both sides of the letter. Cody's very bold, very distinctive handwriting adds extra drama to this already dramatic item. From The Chris Kortlander Collection

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    November, 2007
    10th Saturday
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