“That is I never say that I kill an Indian without I get his scalp. I sent two scalps east to the Sentennial [sic] and have one on the boat with me that I killed one week ago yestarday [sic]. But it came near being my last. for the indians [sic] had the first shot and tore a small piece out of my side. but it was his last shot. I am now carrying his scalp home.”


Title: Letter from William F. Cody to Julia Cody Goodman Date: September 4 [1876]

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