[D8845AHL], Letter from Osgood S Wiley to Thomas Alva Edison, December 30th, 1888

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Abstract

[TAE margiinalia: "Say we didn't believe it. But in some letters ask him explain getting excess money from Gouraud etc."] [from London] "I have just rec'd a letter from my father stating some one has informed you I was seen on the street 'roaring drunk' while I do not profess to be a teetoller I deny most emphattacilly the charges + refer you to Mr. Dredge if I have not attended to my work + done nohing of the kind-I would be obliged if you would kindly give man an idea of your informant + if it is authentic I am very much disturbed + worried by such statements especially as they are absolutely false-I can imagine the source of their origin simply because I would not sell out certain parties-I am all ready to go to work tomorrow + erect the machinery but am thoroughly disheartened by such outrageous lies. I would request you writing to Mr. Dredge + asking him or Mr. Hamilton who has seen me nearly every day + knows such is not the case, awaiting your reply." I am yours truly, O.S. Wiley

Date

1888-12-30

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8845AHL

Folder Set

D8845

Title

[D8845AHL], Letter from Osgood S Wiley to Thomas Alva Edison, December 30th, 1888

Microfilm ID

123:1116

Publisher

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

Timestamp

December 30, 1888

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