Lot 469    

Buffalo Bill Cody Autograph Letter Signed,
2008, Spring Historic Americana, June 5 & 6, 2008
with chromolithographed cover from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show Combined with Pawnee Bills Great Far East show, addressed to Col. Henry C. Keller, Los Angeles. The letter is on the same letter head as the cover and dated June 26, 1910, and talks of upcoming tour and his Arizona mines and signed lower right Your friend/W. F. Cody.

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Normal folds and light even toning, VG.
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Autographed <i>R.B. Hayes</i> Manuscript Pardon Document,
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Scarce Wendell Willkie Enameled Porcelain Political Campaign Sign,
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Fine Stereoview of a Shoshone Man,
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Fred E. Miller Silver Gelatin Print of Crow Hot Dance on the Banks of the Little Bighorn,
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C.R. Savage Stereoview of an <i>Indian Home Near Soda Springs, Idaho</i>,
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C.W. Carter Stereoview of a Paiute Man,
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James Weldon Johnson Autographed Photograph,
Lot # 1144 - James Weldon Johnson Autographed Photograph,
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