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Buffalo Bill's correspondence sought for archive, publication

Updated: May 24, 2007, 3:21 PM ET
By Ben Neary | Associated Press

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — More than a century ago, Buffalo Bill Cody took Wyoming to the world with his Wild West show.

His trick-roping cowboys, stern-faced Indian chiefs and exotic animal displays made Cody a celebrity in East Coast cities and European capitals alike. With his ever-present hat and distinctive goatee, Cody hobnobbed with kings and presidents as one of the best known U.S. citizens of his day.

Now Wyoming is planning to scour the world for the showman's correspondence ...

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