the love of Wild Bill ...

the timeless love letter ~

wild Bill was in love to the very end ...

having a premonition of his impending death,

he wrote a love letter to his beloved wife ~

excerpts from the historic letter show the true character of the man:

“Agnes Darling,

If such should be we never meet again, while firing my last shot, I will gently breathe the name of my wife — Agnes — and with wishes even for my enemies I will make the plunge and try to swim to the other shore.”

"Beloved"

"My dearly beloved if I am to die today and never see the sweet face of you I want you to know that I am no great man and am lucky to have such a woman as you."

~ J.B. Hickok Wild Bill

Hope you enjoyed Wild Bill and Agnes.

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