[D0014AAW], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to Henry Reese Hoyt, October 22nd, 1900


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[D0014AAW], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to Henry Reese Hoyt, October 22nd, 1900





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


Henry R Hoyt.
Yours of Oct 18 recd = Mr Burns sunk no shafts under my instructions _ [illegible text] New Bruns [illegible overstruck text] My last instructions to Messrs Chapman & Miller will with the least expenses prove up the property & prove it up quickly if you do not give Mr Burns any instructions which will interfere with them _ [illegible overstruck text] There is no use for me to go there until [illegible overstruck text] I get some more data, I [illegible text] in the ground any further than others = You say that Burns states new shafts are outside the examined by him & which we will probably not work I am pleased to learn this, which shows may instructions are being carried out, & [illegible overstruck text] I have instructed them only to assay holes at present without milling we shall soon define the area of the good gravel _
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Report of shaft No 9
Saved 94.5%
Value of Material Excavated 25.9 [cents?] cubic yard or 12% cents per ton
Shaft No 15 gave 3.18 cents per ton
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