[CB011], Publication, Edison Electric Light Co, June 27th, 1882


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[CB011], Publication, Edison Electric Light Co, June 27th, 1882

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"Progress in the First District, New York City." Phila Public Ledger ordered larger plant. Mills Bldg, NYC; 5588 lamps. Flour Mill in Bologna, Italy. TAE Lamp Co new factory in East Newark; gives brief history of Edison Lamp Co; up to 4/1/82 80K lamps made but 50K unsold and still in stock; new factory started up on 6/1/82 and making 1200 lamps a day; capacity is 40K a day. 2 more plants in Milan, Italy. RH Coleman, Cornwall, PA. Stetson & Co, hat makers, Phila. Jehl's pamphlet on electric meter. Louvre in Havana, Cuba. Budapest, Hungary General Telegraph Office. Arlington Mills, Lawrence, MA. 2 Berlin clubs to be lighted. Hotel de Ville, Antwerp, Belgium. Porcelain Mfg Co, Lorraine, France/Germany. London speculation in electric light stocks; but TAE stocks safe fr speculation and are good investment. Vendome Hotel, Boston, MA. In US: Iso Co has installed 67 plants containing 10K lamps. Oestereichische Waffenfabrik, Steyer, Austria. Mattheissen & Weichers, Jersey City, NJ sugar refiners. Complimentary letter fr mayor Milan, Italy to James Shepherd, Edison light agent in Italy. Complimentary letter fr Thurber grocers, NYC. Natl Life Bldg, Chgo. SS Queen of the Pacific. Insurance Times on fire risk of electric light; says no accident due to electric light when in code compliance. TAE light in Manchester, UK. Reply to stockholder wrt "secrets of our light system;" says its all in published patents. Suffocation incidents fr gas. Dent and Jones houses in Chgo. Preece on measuring candlepower. Nobel Iron Works, St. Petersburg, Russia. EH Johnson testimony to UK Parliament cmte on electric lighting.



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