[D8805AJT], Letter from William Halsted Wiley to Thomas Alva Edison, December 11th, 1888

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Abstract

"Stanley discovered Livingstone although I have always believed that Livingstone not only did not care a ____ about being discovered but would have actually have preferred not to have been discovered at all.##Be that as it may, it sems from 'Engineering' isue of Nov. 30 in the Report of the Society of Arts, [unclear] it was reserved for Gouraud to discover you!!! + not only this, but he seems also to have discovered in some way this Phonograph + I tremble about [unclear] when I think had never he come to discovering the 'Ore Separator' + other discover me-Please stop your [unclear] fatigable researcher or I shall hold you responsible for any damage due to his future discoveries.##I enclose the [unclear] of Society of Arts which contains his full statement, that in [unclear] being a mere extract.##By the way, how does it feel to be discovered? And do you like it as far as, you have got? The first question by the way was asked a bride I knew + she asnwered, she likes it much." Yours truly, Wm. H. Wiley

Date

1888-12-11

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8805AJT

Folder Set

D8805

Title

[D8805AJT], Letter from William Halsted Wiley to Thomas Alva Edison, December 11th, 1888

Microfilm ID

121:631

Publisher

Thomas A. Edison Papers, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University

Timestamp

December 11, 1888