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Telegram to Ringling Brothers Shows announcing the sale of property from “Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show.”, 08/11/1913; and 

Telegram from Ringling Brothers to Dewey Bailey, court receiver charged with public sale of assets from “Buffalo Bill’s” Wild West Show., 08/11/1913

From the Bankruptcy Proceedings file of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show from the Bankruptcy Case Files of the District Court of the United States

After 30 years of touring, William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody’s famous “Wild West Show” was forced to declare bankruptcy in 1913.  These telegrams announcing the bankruptcy sale (and subsequent response) are from the associated bankruptcy case file.

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August 11, 2013