American frontiersman and entertainer (1846-1917). By the age of fifteen Cody had already been a horse wrangler, Pony Express rider, and unsuccessful prospector. He became a scout for the Union army and after the war took a job for a company that supplied meat for railroad construction crews, killing 4,280 buffalo during 1867-68. Dubbed 'Buffalo Bill' by writer Ned Buntline, Cody organized his famous Wild West Show in 1883 and met with great success during national and worldwide tours in the following decades. Autograph letter from Cody expressing thanks for a picture album gifted to hims. One page (written on one side), pictorial Buffalo Bill's Wild West letterhead, September 26th, 1904. The letter evidences spelling mistakes due to his lack of education. Boldly signed 'W. F. Cody' at the close. Measures 278x216mm and is unframed. Usual mailing folds and remnants of a previous note in pencil to the bottom of the document. Otherwise in fine condition.