[D8850ACF], Letter from George Edward Gouraud to Thomas Alva Edison, August 2nd, 1888


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[D8850ACF], Letter from George Edward Gouraud to Thomas Alva Edison, August 2nd, 1888

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"I beg to acknowledge the receipt of your cable of August 1st. ### Gouraud ### Norwood ### Henry Edmunds leaves here Saturday with Graphophone to exhibit before societies have sent apparatus to fin your two old instruments which wil give you three good ones I send by Gilliland who also sails Saturday several [unclear] loud phonograms music and noises which can be heard small audiences - better arrange such several exhibits before societies to come off as soon as Gilliland arrives answer if you can do so. ### Thomas A. Edison. ### To which I replied as follows. ### "Lettrs mailed today all societies proposing earliest dates also at homes to most distinguished scientists - Everything depends on you. Only support me with machines quickly and amply and all honor will be ours. ### Glad you realize importance first appearance. Equally so everywhere Cable number & dats. I can rely on for other countries so can make similar proposals all European capitals." Yours truly, G.E. Gouraud






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