They camped one night in a little ravine and while gathering wood one of the men came back with a lump of rock in his hand. or words 760 and 770, or words 770 and 780, in which case the word "beyond" would be numbered 750. Only the initial letters of words Beale and a party of 30 adventurers set out for Santa Fe. From his study of the Beale Papers, Watt knew that Beale always signed his â¦ Late 2014 the code's have been cracked and I am working to the final draft at this time. He tried for years, in vain, to decipher the numbers. He carried himself with style and grace. Categories. To this day only the second cipher has been decoded. screw up things. In fact, note that if 11 words were made to occur between words 750 and The purpose of the trip to Santa Fe was to hunt game. What Happened to the Beale Party and Their Treasure. They arrived in Santa Fe December 1, 1817. Since the numbers ran so high, he figured the code key must be document based. They set out on May 19. Recall that I said earlier that the anonymous author's choice to have 11 words come have to be used to sign B1. It is also known that word 95 in the Declaration printed by John Dunlap on the night of July 4, 1776 (referred to as the Dunlap broadside), is the word "unalienable" not the word "inalienable." He had unusual strength and was a handsome man. Beale and a party of 30 adventurers set out for Santa Fe. In his letter of January 4th, Beale refers to the members in his party, saying " They related the story of the hunt, the mines, the treasure and the hiding of the treasure. He took each number, counted the words that far into the document, and used the first letter of the corresponding word. plan for handling some contingency. I have deposited in the County of Bedford about four miles from Bufords in an excavation or vault six feet below the surface of the ground the following articles belonging jointly to the parties whose names are given in number three herewith. Beale again hired local Indians to help gather the valuables in the earth. border: 1px solid; to the work sheets (a good thing), and differed only from the original key by a line of 10 words that had been skipped Thus, it is possible (although I doubt it) that Beale could have The work sheets contained the same three clerical errors that had occurred when the words were copied But for now, suppose that after encrypting cipher B2 and after creating his letter The the decoded cipher No. The cryptic texts have captured the imagination and enthusiasm of avid cryptographers and treasure hunters ever since. The Beale ciphers are a set of three ciphers that are supposed to reveal the location of a buried treasure of gold, silver and jewels. 2. or to create the letter strings in cipher B1.