Next morning I sent the butler to New York with a letter to Wolfshiem, which asked for information and urged him to come out on the next train. That request seemed superfluous when I wrote it

from F. Scott Fitzgerald – The Great Gatsby (Chapter IX) on Rap Genius

Meaning

As he did with Daisy, Nick assumes that Wolfsheim will care about Gatsby’s death because he was closely involved with him during Gatsby’s lifetime. Just to be safe, Nick still sends him a strongly worded letter asking him to pay his respects.

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