[D8845AFM], Letter from Osgood S Wiley to Thomas Alva Edison, November 9th, 1888


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[D8845AFM], Letter from Osgood S Wiley to Thomas Alva Edison, November 9th, 1888

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"Yours relative to putting up the 'Separator' at the Crystal Palace received I am aware Col. Gouraud has no interest in this business and I have made no steps in any direction without first consulting Mr. Dredge as he will tell you- Mr. Dredge considers Col. G's advice & aid in this matter most essential in such matters as getting machinery & c and it was at Mr. Dredge's suggestions we decided upon the Crystal Palace-I have forwarded your letter to Mr. Dredge + will see him in the Morning-I am over here merely to show the apparatus & Mr. Dredge is the one to direct my movements-I dine with him at his home every Sunday + we go over the ground regarding the machinery + c very thoroughly -Col. Gouraud asked me where I was getting my money from + I said-Mr. Dredge-as I had got 6 L from him at that time- He said 'Why I shall soon be sending Edison money I can give you what you need & change it-I went to Dredge + told him this & he said very well . That will do allright-Dredge now writes me you don't want this-so we will transfer the matter tomorrow if Mr. Dredge so arranges it-Trusting this will put matters right + more clearly understood. ### I am yours very truly, O.S. Wiley "I have had my mail sent to Phonograph office as it is more central for me to get it + answer"




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